Amy Winehouse Tribute band at camping Bella Vista

June 28th, 2013

Who  doesn’t love Amy Winehouse?? Well we have one of  the best Amy Winehouse tribute bands here on the Costa del Sol and they will be performing tomorrow at Camping Bella Vista – short notice I know but what do you expect… Spain invented last minute!! The tribute band is called Dina and The Holy […]


Manilva’s municipal pool opens to the public for the summer.

June 28th, 2013

Manilva’s  municipal swimming pool will be open to the public as from Monday 1st July, although you can currently use enjoy the pool bar, terrace and surrounding grassed areas. Throughout the past year, the pool area and in particular the pool itself has been re furbished and improved. It is now the ideal place to […]


Pirate Market

June 27th, 2013

Pirates will be invading Sabinillas next week (unfortunately, Johnny Depp will not be amongst   them!!). From Wednesday 3rd July  to Sunday 7th  July, there will be a  pirate themed market  in Plaza Vicente Espinel (the square behind the taxi rank) There will be processions, music, pirate boats and falconry displays and stalls selling home […]


Live Music Festival – Camping Bellavista Manilva

June 27th, 2013

Camping Bellavista will be rocking to the sound of some of the best bands on the coast over the weekend of 5th – 7th July. Live Music Spain, the platform for musicians along the coast and into Gibraltar, have organised the  Live Music Spain Festival, Manilva 2013 in collaboration with the Manilva Foreign Residents Department […]


Circus in Casares Costa

June 22nd, 2013

The circus is coming to Casares next week.  The Berlin circus often performs along the coast and is very popular with both visitors and residents. You can find the circus on the land behind the Casares petrol station, at the bottom of the Casares road. When I drove past yesterday, they were very busy erecting […]


Plans to protect against summer fires

June 22nd, 2013

Summer has only just started and I have already heard about 2 fires locally, luckily nothing serious.  However, after the huge fire in Marbella last year where 2 people lost their lives, homes were damaged and thousands of acres of countryside was destroyed, we all need to be aware of how easy a fire can […]


Timetable for summer cinema in Sabinillas & Manilva

June 21st, 2013

As in previous years,  Manilva’s Youth Department will be showing a selection of films in open air cinema screenings in different locations throughout July & August. Here’s the timetable. Location – The Castle, Castillo De La Duquesa 26 June – The Hobbit Location – Manilva – Swimming Pool 3 July – Life of Pi 10 July […]


San Juan 2013 Sabinillas

June 20th, 2013

A sneak preview of this years effigy that will be set alight for the San Juan celebrations which take place on the beach in Sabinillas on Sunday. This is the timetable…. but don’t expect everything to run to time…however, the one thing that WILL be on time is lighting of the bonfire. This is always […]


Go Karts in Sabinillas

June 19th, 2013

Another new attraction for the kids this year. Go karts and trampolines at the La Noria end of the beach… The downside is we have lost at least 15 parking spaces but, hey, the Mayoress says that the underground parking will be open from next week!! Anyway, back to the go karts. It a large […]


End of Course concert at Manilva’s Music School

June 19th, 2013

Stuck for something to do tonight and Friday night??  The Manilva Music school is staging its end of course concert tonight and on Friday night, it the end of course street party and everyone is invited. Tonight’s concert will be held at the Centro de Interpretación “Las Viñas, above the wine musuem and starts at […]


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