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July 19, 2017
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Spain set to smash tourism record for FIFTH year in a row after raking in €77 billion in 2016

Andalucia has already raked in €6 billion from tourism in the first quarter of this year
July 15, 2017
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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 14, 2017

Seeing the light of the Costa de la Luz

Jon Clarke takes a trip along the Costa de la Luz of Cadiz, Andalucia’s most unspoilt, if sometimes breezy, coastline
July 13, 2017
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Romans and moor! Tarifa uncovered.

Roman ruins, pristine beaches, cool kite surfers ... Tom Powell is blown away by Tarifa and nearby Bolonia
July 10, 2017

Spain home to almost half of Europe’s most visited tourist sites, including Andalucia and Mallorca

SPAIN is home to four out of 10 of Europe’s most visited tourism hotspots.
July 5, 2017
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Spain still fastest growing destination for package holidaying Brits as at least 270,000 MORE to arrive this summer

Its closest rival, up and coming Greece, paled in comparison
June 24, 2017
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That old Marbs magic

Despite the tabloid overkill, the glitziest resort on the Costa del Sol is still pulling crowds and sitting pretty for another record-breaking summer, writes Alex Brown
June 18, 2017
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Spain’s summer to be one of the hottest on record

It comes after summer 2016 was the third hottest since 1965
June 15, 2017
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Culture top reason tourists visit Andalucia

Culture has now overtaken weather as the most popular reason to visit
June 14, 2017
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Joining the three decade club

Sunset Beach Club, the emblematic hotel has reached its 30th birthday writes Laura Duckett.
June 13, 2017
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HEAT ALERT: Warnings for Andalucia as temperatures reach 40C

Temperatures set to soar.
June 7, 2017
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WATCH: Andalucia features in new Game of Thrones trailer

The trailer promises that a ‘great war is coming’
April 20, 2017
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Antiques Roadshow star Eric Knowles returning to Costa del Sol

Now vintage TV presenter Eric Knowles is making a welcome return to the Costa del Sol
March 7, 2017
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Sandy Splice

WITH 320 days of sunshine a year, you’re nearly guaranteed a nice day for a white wedding on the Costa del Sol. And that offer is open to everyone.
February 20, 2017
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Born to be wild

ITS hidden craggy coves fringed with wild grasses and flowers owe more to Cornwall’s rugged coastline than Spain’s Costa del […]
December 1, 2016
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Torremolinos named as favourite winter sun destination for Brits

And following a bumper summer season, Torremolinos has been named as the preferred winter sun destination for holidaying Brits this year
August 10, 2016
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Benahavis: Billionaires’ paradise

Benahavis is home to some of the world’s wealthiest people, a haven for fine art, fabulous scenery, fantastic golf and first-class cuisine – all within minutes of the Costa del Sol. Tom Powell heads for the hills to sample a slice of the A-list’s Arcadia
August 10, 2016
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Torremolinos unpackaged

Spanglish and sun-drenched, Rob Horgan explores the spiritual home of the Costa del Sol package holiday and finds a few of its old vestiges
July 14, 2016
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The hiking trails of Mijas

THERE are a string of great hiking trails that set off right from the village. The self-guided trail network – […]
July 14, 2016
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All about Mijas: Ass good as it gets

By Mason Jones AS I pass an old man proudly re-painting his house in the midday sun, the same immaculate […]
July 14, 2016
The Costa del Sol is perfect for kite-surfers

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 […]
June 27, 2016
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Somewhere over the rainbow… in Torremolinos

There really is a pot of tourist gold for Torremolinos, the wizard LGBT holiday hot spot of Europe, writes Laurence […]
June 23, 2016
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Estepona: The white-village-on-sea

WANDERING the narrow streets of Estepona’s old town during siesta time provides the greatest clue to its enduring Spanishness. While […]
June 23, 2016
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Benalmadena: A different spirit

Benalmadena is uplifting in more ways than one, discovers Iona Napier. Bob Bainbridge “AFTER my wife died I spent three […]