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
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
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
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
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
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
It is not necessary to convince anyone that living in a luxury apartment like penthouse can have virtually only advantages. If one was to look for any defects, it would be a tiresome and exhausting undertaking. What is particularly appreciated by the few who can enjoy their own penthouse every day? Without a shadow of … Continue reading Living at the heights – the advantages of living in a penthouse
Vuelta a España beginnings The Vuelta a España began in 1935. Initially, a total of 50 brave cyclists began the first Tour of Spain in Madrid. They run with heavy iron bicycles and carried their own patches and tools to fix the breakdowns. However, the event sputtered in its early years, initially due to the … Continue reading Vuelta a España – the world’s 3rd largest cycling competition
Many “Pueblos Blancos” towns do have to be seen! It’s either their spectacular location or extremely captivating buildings that distinguish them. Pueblos Blancos of Andalusia Some of the biggest attractions of Andalusia are White Cities, “Pueblos Blancos”. It is a group of several towns and cities, distinguished by white buildings and a picturesque location on … Continue reading Pueblos blancos – white villages of Andalusia
ARTICLE #33 – 25 MARCH, 2018 4 Benefits of using property management services Purchasing an investment property at Marbella Club Hills can yield outstanding returns if you have a clear plan and objective. Once you own the property of your dreams it makes sense to make the most of your new investment by renting it … Continue reading 4 Benefits of using property management services
ARTICLE #32 – 18 MARCH, 2018 Buying a holiday home in Marbella: Is this the right investment for you? Owning a holiday home in your favourite destination can seem like a dream. Purchasing a second home in Marbella, one of the most exclusive and cosmopolitan areas in the South of Spain can give you access … Continue reading Buying a holiday home in Marbella: Is this the right investment for you?
ARTICLE #31 – 11 MARCH, 2018 What are the real benefits of south-facing homes? When buying a home, we are often given a lot of information that meaning of which we may not always find easy to understand. For instance, is the North, South, East or West the best orientation for your house in Marbella? … Continue reading The benefits of South-facing homes
ARTICLE #30 – 4 MARCH, 2018 What defines a luxury home? Luxury homes differ from coast to coast and from country to country. The criteria that determine whether a home is luxurious or not are constantly changing and are largely influenced by the type of clients who purchase different types of properties at any given … Continue reading What makes luxury real estate…luxury?
ARTICLE #29 – 25 FEBUARY, 2018 Spain ranked No1 in the list of countries growing healthy produce. Once again, Spain was ranked No 1 but this time in the World’s Best Olive Oils competition 2016/2017. Drawing from the results of 14 leading international extra olive oil competitions held recently, it appears that Andalusia has the … Continue reading Spain ranked Nº1 in the list of countries growing healthy produce
ARTICLE #28 – 18 FEBUARY, 2018 Sierra Nevada, the Mountains of the Sun For some of you, the idea of starting a new year with no snow on your porch may seem as unthinkable as it is for others to conceive the idea of a white and snowy Costa del Sol. The Sierra Nevada, which … Continue reading Sierra Nevada, the Mountains of the Sun
ARTICLE #27 – 4 FEBUARY, 2018 “OUTDOOR LIFE IN BENAHAVÍS” Outdoor life in Benahavís. Benahavis unparalleled beauty provides the perfect setting for some of the most exciting outdoor activities. The stunning natural surroundings and moderate climate combine to create the ideal place for those seeking to experience life to the full. If you believe that … Continue reading Outdoor Life in Benahavis