Andalucia launches a 30€ million plan to keep Brits coming to the Costa del Sol


As discussions continue between the United Kingdom and the European Union over Brexit the government of Andalucia has launched an elaborate post Brexit plan for tourism. The Junta intends to spend nearly 30€ million to promote the attractiveness of the region to foreign tourists. Included in the plan is one million euros that will be used to promote the Costa …

Andalucia’s top ‘snow resort’ is open for the winter season

sierra nevada Granada ski slopes

The Sierra Nevada Natural Park has started its informative safety campaign this winter to ensure that members of the public can enjoy the mountains and the snow in safety for its most popular seasons. The protected park is open to all sorts of leisure activities and winter sports such as snow hiking, cross-country skiing, mountain climbing and its lesser known organised sledging …

Andalucia is one of the top travel destinations for Airbnb customers


Spain’s southern province of Andalucia is one of the top 20 worldwide destinations for Airbnb customers. According to the rental property’s website Southern Spain was one of the most booked and researched destinations on the planet as well as well as one of the most popular places travellers added to their wish lists. Coming in at number 18 on the …

Spanish property prices are on the rise

According to Spain’s Statistical Office house prices are rising in the Balearics and along the coasts of Malaga and Alicante. The increase in prices is being fuelled by foreign buyers from Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia picking up properties priced well below the highs seen in 2007/2008.   Looking at reports filed for April of this year the amount of mortgages …

Province of Malaga proving popular

The province of Malaga received the highest rating of 8.4 (out of 10) from tourists who visited the autonomous region of Andalucia during 2014. In total, 24 million travellers visited Andalucia last year, of which 10.2 million descended on the Costa del Sol. Andalucia is made up of 8 provinces – Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaen, Sevilla and Malaga, …

Healthy tourism figures for Easter week

Hotels in Andalusia are set to fill up to around 66% occupancy over the Easter holiday, with the key days of Thursday to Sunday up to 80% occupancy.

No absolute majority in Andalucia

The elections in Andalucia are over with the PSOE winning the most seats, although not enough for an absolute majority.

The circus comes to town

As if the past weeks, if not months, of political rhetoric and endless promises aimed at securing votes has not been enough, ‘official’ campaigning for the Andalucian regional elections begins at midnight tonight, Thursday.

Weather alert for Andalucia

All eight provinces in Andalucia are on ‘yellow alert’ today, Tuesday, for heavy rains, string winds, snow and rough seas.