Here’s a trip for the “Young at heart” (I feel mean saying “oldies”!!).
The Manilva pensioners association have organised a trip to visit 3 beautiful towns in the province of Jaén. The towns to be visited are Cazorla, Úbeda and Baeza.
Cazorla is situated at the base of the Sierra de Cazorla and is the entry point to [...]
We have a lot of history right on our doorstep here in Manilva which I don’t think we appreciate enough. One such example is the Castle in Castillo de la Duquesa.
The castle itself was built in 1767 by Francisco Paulino of Seville. As a reward for his services, the Spanish King, Carlos III compensated him [...]
Over the past few months, the Manilva tourism department has invited groups from other towns and cities to Manilva in an effort to get Manilva known and to encourage more tourism - one of our main sources of income.
Two of the most recent visits were from groups of over 50 people from Medina Sidonia (a [...]
Fancy a night off from cooking… well there’s a fab new takeaway restaurant just opened in the centre of Manilva town.
“La Peña” offers a wide range of dishes to takeaway including spit roast chicken, Ribs, mixed fish platter, filled baguettes, and kebabs. They will even do you a paella if you pre order it in advance.
We tried [...]
Another fab trip organised by the Manilva Foreign Residents department, this time to the wonderful zoo in Fuengirola. Fuengirola zoo is one of the best “days out” on the coast. Yes, the animals are enclosed but the zoo has done its best to make the enclosures as close as possible to the animals natural habitat. I must [...]
The Manilva Foreign Residents department are offering the chance to see Mark Knopler (of Dire Straits fame for those of us who are old enough to remember..) in concert in Malaga in July
The concert is at the plaza de Tores (Bullring) in Malaga on Saturday, 27th July. There will be a coach leaving Sabinillas (supersol) at [...]
Following the staging of several successful concerts in the castle at Castillo de la Duquesa last year, we are set for repeat performances this year. The acoustics in the castle are fantastic and it makes a wonderful open air venue, especially on the balmy summer evenings.
The first “concert in the castle” will be held on Friday 31st May. The [...]
Previously, when an ex-pat, living in Spain, had to renew their British passport, the application was sent to, and processed at the British embassy in Madrid. However, as from 13th May, renewal applications for UK passports will have to be sent directly to the Identity & Passport Service (IPS) in Belfast in the UK.
All UK [...]
This is a very wonderful new addition to Sabinillas - a traditional English tearoom. Vetty’s Tearoom has been opened for a couple of weeks now and seems to be doing great. It is not only attracting the ex pats but the Spanish residents as well.
Vetty’s is situated just off the paseo in Calle Duquesa de Arcos (opposite Punta Almina). The decor [...]
Two important offices have recently moved in Estepona so just in case you are looking for them, here’s the new information.
The Estepona tourist office which used to be in Avenida San Lorenzo in Estepona Town Centre can now be found in the old Casa de la Juventud in the Plaza de las Flores.
Tel: (+34) 952 [...]
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