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The AECC gala red carpet

Cancer charity celebrates special relationship with Marbella

Marbella showed its charitable side again as it hosted the 37th Gala Dinner of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) at Finca La Concepción. The mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, highlighted the tremendous work of the AECC and underlined the “close collaboration” with the Marbella Town Hall, including new offices and the

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Fortress Bahia open for business!

Marbella Rugby Club play their first home game of the season tomorrow and the team will be hoping that “Fortress Bahia” is impregnable. The opening match saw Marbella lose 46-0 away to CAR Sevilla, but the with the always passionate home fans behind them, the team will be hoping to

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Marbella boasts the World’s most beautiful restaurant

Leña, Dani Garcia’s steak house at the Puente Romano, has been voted the most beautiful restaurant in the World. Leña came out on top at this month’s Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, also known as the ‘Oscars of restaurant design’. Designed by Barcelona based Astet Studio, Leña’s interior design is

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When Planets Collide – A Cautionary Tale

There are mix ups and there are mix ups. And then there are the kind of mix ups that leave even yours truly, with several decades of dealing with customer service in Spain, open mouthed. What follows is a cautionary tale about data protection – or complete lack of it.

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The proposed San P wheel

Sunday Midday Mutterings – The Wheel Deal?

San Pedro feria is upon us once again, and if you wanted further proof that 2021 has been a strange year, you need only check the weather forecast. According to the Spanish meteorological agency AEMET, feria week will be sunny and dry with no prospect of rain. Traditionally, San Pedro

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La Sala by the Sea’s summer send off

Sunday is your last chance to savour the last rays of summer at one of Marbella’s best beach clubs as La Sala by the Sea closes its doors, packs away the sunbeds and puts the cover back over the pool. Just to warn you though; knowing how much the regulars

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Marbella was busy for the national day holiday

Hotel occupancy high for Puente de Hispanidad holiday

The recent Puente de Hispanidad holiday saw encouraging numbers of tourists returning to the Costa del Sol. The latest data from the Association of Hotel Entrepreneurs of the Costa del Sol (Aehcos), reported that between October 8-12, hotel occupancy was at 82% with an estimated value of €67 million to

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The Secret Revealed

Last week Otero Group unveiled its latest development, “The Secret”, promising a luxurious and a sustainable lifestyle. At the presentation it was also announced that renowned architect Joaquín Torres will design the The Secret’s showcase villa, which will occupy the three best plots . The project has a total investment

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Lord Goldsmith's Marbella Home

Never mind the Boris…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s holiday to Marbella – or more accurately Benahavis – seems to have divided the Press and public back in the UK His supporters say he deserves a break after a difficult 18 months both publicly and privately, while his critics claim that he is abandoning

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Puppy Love!

It’s your dose of weekend cuteness, as a competition has been launched to name a guide dog puppy. As part of a campaign to support the ONCE Foundation for Guide Dogs (FOPG), Specsavers Ópticas is running the competition during October. One lucky winner will have the honour of naming the

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Marbella in Top Ten of ‘Influencers’ favourites

Love them, loathe them or just be simply perplexed at what they actually do, but ‘Influencers’ love Marbella Marbella has been revealed as one of the top ten recommendations that the social media butterflies make as a holiday destination. The ‘Peoople’ application monitored the opinions of the ‘influencers’ on the

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