costa de la luz

February 19, 2018

Channel 4’s ‘A New Life in the Sun’ features couple living in Andalucia

Despite the hard work the couple are loving their new life in Spain plan to stay here for life.
February 16, 2018

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.
February 13, 2018

New reality TV show recruiting homeowners across the Costa del Sol

Every episode tells a different story with different people, also featuring their estate agents who are helping them buy or rent a property
February 12, 2018

Amazing moment Malaga’s real life Robinson Crusoe makes fire from plastic bag filled with water

This is the moment a Malaga castaway makes fire using a plastic bag filled with water.
February 10, 2018

Spain’s high-speed Renfe train to offer ‘low cost’ tickets

The high-speed train, which travels from Malaga to Barcelona, Madrid and elsewhere, will be selling tickets at 20-25% cheaper than current rates.
February 8, 2018

Discovering Andalucia’s rocky roads on your doorstep

There is nothing I like more than getting out on my mountain bike and exploring the stunningly beautiful Andalucian countryside, writes Ashley Higgins
February 7, 2018

Spain cracks 500-year-old secret code used by King Ferdinand

King Ferdinand's secret code used some 500 years ago has finally been cracked by experts in Spain.
February 6, 2018

NO MORE bar licences and music crackdown for more than 100 Malaga streets

Malaga will not grant any more licences for bars and will crackdown on music-playing hours.
February 5, 2018

‘Cursed’ book in Spain about Granada orphan thought lost for 400 YEARS published for the first time

A book chronicling the adventures of a Granada orphan during Spain's Golden Age has been published for the first time.
January 30, 2018

Why buying a bike is the only resolution worth investing in for the New Year

Every January the majority of us make a New Year’s Resolution to get fit, lose weight and be healthier
January 29, 2018

Sunken Spanish treasures waiting to be found off the coast

Divers from the Guardia Civil’s underwater team also found a pottery jar from 3BC, potentially worth millions, commenting: ‘It is very likely that there are still some gems out there just waiting to be discovered.’
January 27, 2018

Madrid mayor sets out ambitious plan to turn capital into green city

The plan is called Plan A, ‘because there is no plan b’, according to mayor of the capital Manuela Carmena.
July 15, 2017

Fortress of Food

Between the sea and the sierra, Vejer is the genuine outpost of Spain’s wild frontier, with a remarkable restaurant scene as part of the mix, writes Jon Clarke
July 13, 2017

Romans and moor! Tarifa uncovered.

Roman ruins, pristine beaches, cool kite surfers ... Tom Powell is blown away by Tarifa and nearby Bolonia
August 10, 2016

A tale of two pueblos: Barbate and Zahara de los Atunes

While very different, the quirky towns of Zahara and Barbate are breath of fresh air from the manufactured charms of the Costa del Sol, writes Carey Camel
August 10, 2016

Discovering Tarifa below the sea

Octopus, moray eels, sea cucumbers … Tom Powell discovers a whole new enclave of cool Tarifa residents on a scuba dive
July 14, 2016

Stung into kitesurfing action

The sport of kitesurfing leaves Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a nasty ‘shock’. IT’S […]
July 14, 2016

Shedding light on the Costa de la Luz

THE Costa de la Luz, or Coast of Light, stretches for 200 kilometres from Tarifa to the Portuguese border, near […]
July 14, 2016

Riding the wind: Kite-surfing on the Costa del Sol

DRIVE along the main road west of Tarifa – or up by the Trafalgar lighthouse, near Vejer – and on a windy day, you will […]
July 14, 2016

Whale of a time

COMING TO A SHORE NEAR YOU: Whales in Straits of Gibraltar SUN-SEEKERS and surfers aren’t the only ones who head […]
July 13, 2016

Where to stay in Costa de la Luz

Where to stay on the Costa de la Luz THE Costa de la Luz is literally crammed with hip places […]
July 13, 2016

Surfing on the Costa de la Luz

Jon Clarke takes a surf class in El Palmar, the hippest resort on the Costa de la Luz. “NOW pull […]
July 12, 2016

Blown away by Tarifa

Sixteen years after her first taste of Tarifa, Iona Napier returns to the windy capital of Europe for another taste […]
July 12, 2016

Valdevaqueros: Best show on the coast

Valdevaqueros is the coolest place to hang out on the coast, writes Jon Clarke. MY bean bag offers a front […]