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It’s beginning to feel a lot like….

The Festive Season got well and truly underway on Friday as both Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara officially turned on their Christmas lights. Marbella also marked the inauguration with a parade and free flamenco concert, as well as a Christmas choir, while singer María José Santiago performed in San Pedro.

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Happy Holidays!

Spain has come out on top of a recent tourist satisfaction survey. 96% of international tourists who visited Spain said that they were satisfied, or very satisfied, with their trip – according to data released by the 2022 Visitor Satisfaction Survey. The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto,

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Paradiso Found!

Salud! A Barcelona bar has topped the “Worlds 50 Best Bars awards“. Paradiso, located on Carrer de Rera Palau, was voted by judges to be the best drinking spot in the world. Judges commended the establishment for its funky decor as well as cocktails and food. Barcelona bars made up

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Golf properties boom on the Coast

The latest data from Spain’s National Statistics Institute highlights the enduring strength of the golf property market, showing that 22% more mortgage loans were signed in Malaga between January and July 2022, compared to the same period of 2021. Figures from leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España, show that

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The new student residences at Les Roches

New Mediterranean-style student residence at Les Roches Marbella

As part of its 25th anniversary celebrations, Les Roches Marbella has officially unveiled a brand new Mediterranean-style student residence. The new Bahia student accommodation is located in the direct vicinity of the campus and offers students individual and double rooms, as well as junior and superior suites with en-suite bathrooms

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Marbella Design & Art builds on success

Marbella Design & Art 2022 will be one of the most important design and interior design exhibitions in Europe this year. The event, which takes place between November 3 – 13 at the Adolfo Suárez Conference Center in Marbella, will uniquely combine design and interior design with contemporary art. At

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Tax Break bids to bring in the Big Earners?

Andalusia announces ending of wealth tax, making the region attractive to high earners In a surprise but welcome move, the Andalusian Regional Government announced that as from Wednesday September 21, wealthy residents and non-residents (second home-owners in the region) will no longer pay wealth tax (el impuesto de patrimonio). Andalusian

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The winning image

Pretty as a Picture!

Throughout the summer, keen photographers from the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and Mallorca were capturing moments, memories and landscapes and submitting them to Specsavers Ópticas for their summer photography competition. Nearly 100 high quality entries were received, showing what a beautiful country Spain really is. The winner was Patricia

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Don’t hit the Paws button! The Doggie Disco is back!

If your Spaniel is a Soul Boy, your Beagle a Bee Gees fan or your Dachshund has a thing for Donna Summer , don’t miss this year’s Doggie Disco! Back for a second year after the huge success of the first edition, the event raises both money and awareness of

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Spain pays its respects to HM The Queen

The recent passing of HM Queen Elizabeth has been marked by an outpouring of dignified respect from around the World. In Spain, HM King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited the British Embassy in Madrid to sign the Book of Condolence. Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez also paid his respects. The

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