Remote working experiment – work sweet home

This period is described as the biggest remote working experiment in history. Due to COVID-19, many companies were quickly forced to switch to the WFH structure.  And to a remarkable extent, many have continued to carry out much of their business operations. Being connected from anywhere, having remote access to data, tools, and collaboration platforms … Continue reading Remote working experiment – work sweet home

Bee’ah and the most eco building in the world

There are so many factors that come into play when it comes down to talking about sustainability. It’s sensitive, we know. We need time, resources, energy and, most importantly, the right knowledge. They say that sustainability is the future. And that we are indeed interested in sustainability if it’s communicated effectively. What better way of explaining its importance … Continue reading Bee’ah and the most eco building in the world

Tarifa 7 activities that will bring you closer to nature

We are into our second month without travelling and wow, does it seem so long ago. When has a single evening stroll become the greatest adventure and source of excitement? Travel had become so easy, hadn’t it? We are probably realising now that we have been taking it for granted for a while now. How many of … Continue reading Tarifa 7 activities that will bring you closer to nature

Focusing on what matters – an overview of the healthcare system in Marbella

We understand that when choosing a new place to live, the health service around your area needs thorough scrutiny, especially if your new home is outside of your home country.  (by the way, did  you know that Spain is currently considered the healthiest country in the world? read more about it in the Bloomberg report). … Continue reading Focusing on what matters – an overview of the healthcare system in Marbella

Heaven is a wide open space – why live in a small town

Heaven is a wide open space.  Now more than ever, many of us are reconsidering the idea of living in densely populated areas. Crowds, mass transport, huge cultural venues are all a perfect territory for the spread of pathogens. What we know, at least for now, is that the rate of infection has been far lower … Continue reading Heaven is a wide open space – why live in a small town

What to do and what to expect from Benahavís

The dazzling Benahavís is one of the most picturesque, idyllic, quintessential Spanish villages in Andalucia. If you are still unaware of its existence, once you discover this hidden gem you are guaranteed to fall in love with its mountain magic. What to do, where to go and what to expect:   Attractions in Benahavís Benahavís … Continue reading What to do and what to expect from Benahavís

Benahavís – all you need to know about the area of Benahavís

The dazzling Benahavís is one of the most picturesque, idyllic, quintessential Spanish towns in Andalucia. If you are still unaware of its existence, once you discover this hidden gem you are guaranteed to fall in love with its mountain magic.   Location The municipality stretches from the coastal area to the mountains between the two … Continue reading Benahavís – all you need to know about the area of Benahavís

Fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís

You must have seen the fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís. If you haven’t, now you have the opportunity to see it here, as we enjoyed truly amazing views last week. Thick fog poured over the mountains of Benahavís, reminiscent of a snow avalanche.     This mountain landscape can make you feel … Continue reading Fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís

Wabi-sabi – imperfect interior design

Wabi-sabi in the interiors – the beauty of imperfections and the charm of the time that is passing by  Interior design and decoration of space has been in the recent years concentrating on perfection and symmetry. This has also been seen in the architectural style of Marbella – white cubic homes looking a little too … Continue reading Wabi-sabi – imperfect interior design

Almeria becoming a movie star

Almeria. How did the Andalusian desert become a movie star? Almost everyone has seen the movie, but hardly anyone knows where it was made. Several popular films such as: ”Lawrence of Arabia”, “Good, bad and ugly” or “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” were set in the eastern part of Andalusia, in this unusual landscapes … Continue reading Almeria becoming a movie star

The black bull of Andalusia and other facts

4 intersting facts about tradition of Andalusia The black bull of Andalusia For decades, the black bull has been the logo of the Osborne Group company. Today, it is also a symbol of Spanish culture and longlife tradition. It was designed in 1956 by the famous artist Manolo Prieto, who was a pioneer in graphic design … Continue reading The black bull of Andalusia and other facts

Bodegas in Jerez – in the city that should be in heaven

Jerez.  During the Moorish reign, the city was called Seris, the Spanish transformed it into Jerez and the British transformed it into Sherry. “The city of Jerez should be in heaven¨, said Victor Hugo about the experience of drinking Sherry. This unique wine region located in Andalusia, in the south of Spain, known as the … Continue reading Bodegas in Jerez – in the city that should be in heaven

Safari style interior designs – exotic every day

A while back, we wrote about  Andalusian style interior design as well as Scandinavian and minimalistic designs.  This time, we wanted to invite you to somewhere more exotic. Africa and its safari-style interior design.  Safari-style indoors – exotic every day The style of safari trends every year. Just like in the fashion industry, although in … Continue reading Safari style interior designs – exotic every day

Marbella Club Equestrian Centre

Marbella Club Equestrian Centre     The Marbella Club Equestrian Centre started as small stables within the Marbella Club Golf Resort. It initially geared for horse riding clients of Marbella Club hotel enjoying their Marbella holiday. There is an equine luxury to it all, from the 36 large boxes with Monarch Victorian fronts to the … Continue reading Marbella Club Equestrian Centre

Construction progress – October

Construction Progress – October * BLOCK 1: Final cleaning and finishing works   * BLOCK 2: Assembly of entrance pergola and waterproofing of access area.   * BLOCK 4: Finished, end of work. Executing the pavements between the block and the urbanization.   * BLOCK 5: Finished, end of work activities.   * BLOCK 6: … Continue reading Construction progress – October

Málaga and Gothenburg Smart Tourism Cities Award 2020

European Capital of Smart Tourism Gothenburg and Málaga have been named as winners of the EU’s 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism competition. Last year, The European Commission launched a new competition to award the title of European Capital of Smart Tourism to 2 European cities with the smartest, most innovative and inclusive approached to … Continue reading Málaga and Gothenburg Smart Tourism Cities Award 2020

Feng shui at home – two sides of the floor

The type, colour and quality of the floor is a very important element in our homes. It has a significant impact on the final appearance of the entire interior and its character. Not only that. According to feng shui, an ancient Chinese philosophy, it can also affect all spheres of our lives: love, health, harmony … Continue reading Feng shui at home – two sides of the floor

Building a Home Alone or with a Developer?

The purchase of an apartment from a developer during construction or existing in plans is a profitable transaction for people who are not limited to having to buy an apartment in a short time.  Such people plan their dream home in advance but instead of being fully involved in the construction process, they focus on … Continue reading Building a Home Alone or with a Developer?

Construction Progress September

BLOCKS 4 and 5 The construction of blocks 4 and 5 are being finalised. Both are currently being prepared for final quality checks by architects.   BLOCK 4         BLOCK 1 We are planning to finish the construction of blocks 1 and 2 in approximately 3 weeks. Currently, we are putting wooden floors. … Continue reading Construction Progress September

Ara Malikian Spanish Rock Violinist

Ara Malikian – Spanish rock violinist Ara Malikian is one of the most eccentric-looking and expressive violinists we have had the chance to see and listen to today.  His music is ad restless and powerful, as it is moving and deep. His tight jeans, shining rock-style jackets and long Afro hair make the performance nothing … Continue reading Ara Malikian Spanish Rock Violinist

Málaga the ‘Spanish Silicon Valley’

Málaga the ‘Spanish Silicon Valley’   The Technology Park of Andalusia (PTA) was set up in 1995 and is one of the most important technology centres in southern Europe. Predominant sectors present at PTA are Information Technology (Electronics, Information, Computing and Telecommunications) together with Engineering, Consultancy and Advisory services. In total, there are just over … Continue reading Málaga the ‘Spanish Silicon Valley’

6 reasons for visiting Frigiliana during the Festival of 3 Cultures

Frigiliana is located in the eastmost part of the Axarquía region, overlooking the Mediterranean from the Natural Park of Sierras de Almijara.  This charming white village offers one of the prettiest and most spectacular views of the Costa del Sol.      It is one of the most historic villages in the province of Málaga. … Continue reading 6 reasons for visiting Frigiliana during the Festival of 3 Cultures

Tadao Ando – the Best Home in the World

Tadao Ando – architecture of light and cement When a Belgian entrepreneur Pierre Pringiers decided to build his house, he didn’t expect that one day it will be known as the best home in the world. When he asked his wife, the painter Saskia Pintelon, who her favourite architect was, without hesitation she replied: ¨Tadao … Continue reading Tadao Ando – the Best Home in the World

Construction progress – July

Construction progress – July Marbella Club Hills sits proudly on the highpoint of Benahavís hills, in the heart of the Marbella Club Golf Resort, with an exceptional view on the Mediterranean coastline. Each block has 5 apartments spread out over three levels (ground floor – duplex apartment, first floor, penthouse with solarium. Each apartment has … Continue reading Construction progress – July

Spain – second best country in the world to visit

¨All things considered, Spain is probably the greatest holiday destination on the planet¨, says The Telegraph.  At the end of last year, the Madrid-based UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) updated the global tourism data. Last year 82.6 million travellers visited Spain. The stats have never been this high. It’s 8.9% more tourist than in 2016 and 0.9% … Continue reading Spain – second best country in the world to visit

High ceilings – 6 ideas to get the wow effect

An apartment with high ceilings is a real treasure. Space begins to breathe, more natural light comes in. The positives can be multiplied indefinitely. Modern architecture perfectly knows the advantages of high ceilings. In the past, the rich decoration was obligatory, coffers, stuccoes or even frescoes covered the ceilings. Today we have full freedom! Especially if we … Continue reading High ceilings – 6 ideas to get the wow effect

Andalusia – Land of the Thousand and One Nights – Ronda

White cities – Ronda  Ernest Hemingway wrote that there is only one place in Spain, where one should spend a honeymoon. Ronda. The whole city, as far as the eye can see, is nothing more than a romantic live theatre. Hemingway’s relationship to Spain was more than that of the casual tourist or even of … Continue reading Andalusia – Land of the Thousand and One Nights – Ronda

The Concept of Biophilic Design – Homes in Nature

A house is a place of regeneration and rest – the concept of biophilic design The meaning of the word ‘biophilia’ is as diversified as all the areas that benefited from it. The term was first used by the German social psychologist Erich Fromm. However, this concept is most associated with the biologist Edward Wilson … Continue reading The Concept of Biophilic Design – Homes in Nature

Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature

Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature Cave homes in Andalusia are not very rare, although some villas definitely stand out.  Casa del Acantilado is one of them.  What attracts its attention is the undulating roof made of tiles that resemble a dragon’s skin.  It turns out that this fairy-tale creature had become an … Continue reading Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature

7 Reasons Why you Should Visit Cádiz

Earlier this year, the New York Times included Cádiz in the list of 52 places in the world to be visited in 2019.  It is a charming city surrounded by wonderful beaches and it’s lying in the most southern part of Andalusia. It is often called the Spanish Havana or the joyful city. Among the … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why you Should Visit Cádiz

5 Activities you can’t miss in El Chorro

El Chorro, located just under 1.5hrs from Benahavís, is a Mecca for those who love outdoor activities, nature, water and also a little bit of thrill.  El Caminito del Rey It has been 98 years since King Alfonso XIII named it El Caminito del Rey (The King’s Little Route). ¨The walkway was built to provide … Continue reading 5 Activities you can’t miss in El Chorro

The beauty of Córdoba’s Mezquita

The beauty of Córdoba’s Mezquita great mosque   850 columns made of granite, jasper and marble, 19 naves and the uniqueness of semi-darkness. All this makes an electrifying impression! Without any exaggeration, the Mezquita can be considered the most beautiful mosque ever made by the Arabs on the Iberian Peninsula. The Great Mosque of Cordoba … Continue reading The beauty of Córdoba’s Mezquita

Museum of Cars and Fashion – perfect marriage

If you are into old vehicles, we have something for you –  the Automobile Museum of Málaga. Located in Tabacalera, the Automobile Museum of Málaga hosts a unique collection in the world that combines high standing vehicles and haute couture, where art, fashion and design meet in the same space. It’s where you can enjoy … Continue reading Museum of Cars and Fashion – perfect marriage

Show flat presentation

Last Friday, April 26, we held an event inaugurating the opening of our first show flat. We had the pleasure of welcoming our partners and collaborators, all of whom have been contributing to making this project reality every single day. It has now been a year and a half since we joined forces with the … Continue reading Show flat presentation

Benefits of Green Walls or Vertical Gardens

What are vertical gardens and what are its benefits? Apparently, the first green constructions, which were not fully created by nature but with the help of man were the hanging gardens of Babylon, created about 2,500 years ago. They were considered a miracle of the ancient world. Over the centuries, people had different ideas for … Continue reading Benefits of Green Walls or Vertical Gardens

5 Reasons Why You Should Live in a Gated Community

Over the years, the trend of living in gated communities in the Marbella area has been developing very intensively.  It appears that gated communities are the favoured options amongst the residents and investors.  Gated communities offer safety, lifestyle, amenities, status, privacy, restricted access, recreational clubhouses and community awareness.  And in our case, a free membership … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Live in a Gated Community

Gunni & Trentino – kitchen design for Marbella Club Hills

What connects the best designers? We are told – creativity and the desire to create a well-thought-out product that will improve the comfort of life.  Their priority before designing is to know the needs, visions, dreams and nature of the recipients.  Our main objective in the design of our kitchen was to achieve a space … Continue reading Gunni & Trentino – kitchen design for Marbella Club Hills

What we expect from Spanish real estate market in 2019

The real estate market in Spain is experiencing a good period Spain does not only have a fantastic atmosphere, delicious food, beautiful views and the sun. It is also a very attractive country for investment. The real estate market in Spain is experiencing a good period. 2018 has been the best year for the housing … Continue reading What we expect from Spanish real estate market in 2019

6 benefits of sauna – the hottest way to good health

The conventional sauna as a therapeutic treatment originated in Finland.  Scandinavians learned how to it quite early on, staggering 2,000 years ago.  Therefore, it’s not a coincidence that Scandinavians are the longest living Europeans. It has a lot to do with the use of the sauna.  It is estimated that there are two million saunas … Continue reading 6 benefits of sauna – the hottest way to good health

North, south, east, or west – what is the best orientation for your windows?

Exposition of windows has been one of the basic elements that we paid attention to when building the project. It is reflected in the attractiveness of each house.    In search of a sunny home The location of windows in relation to the north, south, east or west orientation affects our wellbeing and comfort.  What’s … Continue reading North, south, east, or west – what is the best orientation for your windows?

10 Movies shot in Andalusia

What to do when you have already discovered Andalusia, saw all the monuments, tasted many dishes and photographed things worth immortalising? Everyone is looking for something that interests them most. We love movies, and so we went onto looking for … movies that were set in Andalusia.  Andalusia is an ideal region for filmmakers. Everything … Continue reading 10 Movies shot in Andalusia

Marbella hosting Audi’s launch of new eco-friendly range of automobiles

In Marbella, between 23 January and 14 February, Audi will be launching its new eco-friendly range of automobiles.  Over twenty trucks carrying in total 40 tonnes of German electric vehicles will be arriving for the event. We are expecting around 6,000 CEO’s arriving in town.    Audi intends to sell around 800,000 a year of … Continue reading Marbella hosting Audi’s launch of new eco-friendly range of automobiles

Hygge – we discover the Danish key to happiness

Although the idea was born in Denmark 200 years ago, ¨hygge¨ is experiencing its boom in popularity right now. Several guides have been published in recent months on this subject. What is hygge? And is hygge the answer to the ageless question of “how to live?”And more importantly, ¨how to live happy?¨ The Danes apparently … Continue reading Hygge – we discover the Danish key to happiness

Dania Garcia – 3star Michelin winner

One chef – three stars – a multitude of concepts Dani García – inspires, delights and sets new directions     Nestled in a subtropical garden, in the heart of the Marbella city and Puente Romano Hotel, Dani Garcia Restaurant is truly unique and exotic.  But what so extraordinary about it? The setting of it … Continue reading Dania Garcia – 3star Michelin winner

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