• Navajas House in Torremolinos – La Casa de los Navajas

    Navajas House in Torremolinos - La Casa de los Navajas (Flickr by Terry Wha)La Casa de los Navajas is a moorish kind of palace located in Torremolinos (Malaga) and it opens its doors after nearly a century after its construction.

    Casa de los Navajas is exactly located in Playamar beach in Torremolinos, a small town of La Costa del Sol. It is a neo-Mudejar palace which means that is inspired by Moorish architecture. It was constructed almost a century ago and it is declared as an historical point of interest.

    Their unique shapes protruding from the concrete blocks built around it in recent decades makes this building stand out in this area. It is the last major landmark building in Torremolinos and one of the most spectacular in the whole province, declared Historic Landmark in 1991 by the Andalusian Government and after an intense work of restoration, has its doors opened now for visitors and tourists.  (more…)

  • Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe

    Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe

    Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe is a marvelous luxury hotel on the beachfront in Marbella. One of the best hotels in the Costa del Sol, part of the famous and renowned hotel chain Melia.

    Located in the heart of the promenade and seafront of Marbella, at the foot of Sierra de las Nieves National Park, this hotel counts with all the facilities and services that luxury hotel offers you. Rooms and suites with spectacular views of the Meditarrenean Sea, massive swimming pools with Balinese beds and indoor heated pools too, the best restaurants with a variety of food. All of this makes the Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe one of the chosen ones by artists, politicians and business personalities from all over the world.  (more…)

  • Júzcar – el Pueblo Pitufo – the Smurf Village

    Júzcar, el Pueblo Pitufo – the smurfs town (by Landahlauts at flickr)Júzcar is a town in the province of Malaga and it belongs to the mountains of Ronda. The town is now known as the “smurfs town” as it turned from a traditional white Andalusian town to all blue.

    Júzcar had always been a typical white town, very common in Southern Spain, but in 2011 all the buildings of the town were painted smurf-blue by Sony Pictures to celebrate the premiere of “Smurfs” – the movie. This idea was part of the promotional campaign of the movie and by end of year, Sony Pictures offered to repaint the town in white, going back to its old look.

    The citizens of the town voted to leave the buildings blue since thousands of tourists visited the place in the six months that was painted blue when the previous rate was just of 300 tourists per year.  (more…)

  • Ronda – a historic old town in the province of Malaga

    Ronda - a historic old town in the province of MalagaRonda is a historic old town in the province of Malaga. Located in a mountain area, is famous for its views and landscapes.

    Ronda is a town of cultural and historic importance that is a must visit for tourists for its architecture, the deep El Tajo gorge that carries the river Guadalevin through its center and the different sightseeing points. The town is located in the northern part of the Serrania de Ronda, between important nature parks such as Sierra de las Nieves and Grazalema.

    Around the city you can find remains of prehistoric settlements of the Neolithic Age that includes paintings in “La Pileta” caves. The wonderful historic bridges around town serve as some of Ronda’s most impressive features. These are The Roman Bridge (Puente Romano), the Old Bridge (Puente Viejo) and the New Bridge (Puente Nuevo).  (more…)

  • The American College of Marbella

    The American College of Marbella (ACM)Thanks to this college now you can start a university career in Marbella and then transfer to the US and get the degree from an American university.

    The American College of Marbella (ACM) is an American university program which offers students the possibility of starting their university career in Marbella by doing the first two years here and then transfer to the States or Canada to finish their degree.

    The College is located in Marbella, in the residential area of Sierra Blanca and very close to the famous Golden Mile. It counts with well-equipped facilities and small classrooms for the best preparation of their students. The college has accommodation services that help the student with renting rooms or apartments and also sports activities facilities thanks to the agreement with Manolo Santana Racquets Club where the students can practise tennis, paddle, martial arts and fitness classes.  (more…)