San Isidro Romeria 2014 in Estepona

April 25th, 2014

Estepona’s saint’s day – San Isidro Labrador – is celebrated on 15th May however the celebrations start almost 2 weeks earlier on Sunday 4th May with the Romeria (pilgrimage). San Isidro Labrador, who incidentally is also Madrid’s patron, was a farm worker and many of the celebrations and festivities regognise the farming industry. The Romeria starts with a […]


Manilva’s secondary school to be enlarged

April 24th, 2014

Looks likes Manilva’s secondary school IES Las Viñas is finally going to be extended. The school caters for pupils from Manilva and Casares and currently has over 900 pupils. It has certainly grown since it opened in the late 1980’s when there were just 50 students!! In fact, there are three primary schools in Manilva where […]


Adana Dog show 4th May

April 24th, 2014

An event not to be missed – this year’s Adana Dog show will take place on Sunday May 4th 2014 in the Palacio de Congresos in Estepona (just down from Carrefour). This annual event started more than 20 years ago and has grown each year , attracting more and more participants and spectators. Not only is this […]


Trip to Tivoli World to support Manilva dance school

April 23rd, 2014

The Fiestas department have organised a trip to Tivoli world in Benalmedena on Sunday 4th May.  The main purpose of the rip is to watch and support Manilva’s municipal dance school who’s pupils will be performing in the main square of the park at 12.30. Of course, you can also enjoy all the fabulous rides, […]


Manilva to be a “cruise ship excursion”

April 22nd, 2014

After several months of negotiations and various meetings, Manilva’s tourism department has made an agreement with several tour operators that a visit to Manilva will be offered as an excursion on their cruise ships when the cruise docks at Gibraltar. The itinerary will include visits to the Manilva wine Museum, the Castle in Castillo, Duquesa […]


Cultural week Manilva 2014

April 22nd, 2014

Manilva’s  annual cultural week starts tomorrow and will run until Sunday 27th April. This event brings music, dance, films and exhibitions to Manilva and it’s all free!! Here’s what you can expect – Enjoy!! Wednesday 23rd April – Book Day 12.00  Book day – Entrance to town hall This kicks off with a poetical recital […]


Manilva’s beaches pronounced “in perfect Condition”

April 17th, 2014

The local councillor for beaches has announced that Manilva’s beaches are all in tip top condition and ready to receive the avalanche of tourists that will visit the area in the coming months.  Typically, the “season” starts with Semana Santa (Easter week), the slowly builds to a crescendo in August!! All the showers, walkways and […]


Mykinos parking now open in Duquesa

April 17th, 2014

We all know that Duquesa port is a lovely place to spend a lunchtime or evening….we also know that, as we go into summer, it will be increasingly difficult to park your car… Problem solved… The parking in the Mikonos building (just on the bend as you enter the port) is now open at weekends with […]


St Georges day Charity Gala Dinner in Duquesa

April 17th, 2014

Celebrate this year’s St Georges Day in style along with The charitable society of St George. Tickets are now available for the Gala Dinner to be held on 23rd April (obviously!) at Hemmingways Bar in Duquesa port. Tickets are 50€ per person which includes a donation to the charity. Dress code is black tie. The […]


Kids “Fun Day” at villa Matilde

April 17th, 2014

Stuck for something cheap and local to do with kids…that doesn’t involve too much chocolate??? Head down to Villa Matilde in Sabinillas this Saturday where the town hall is holding a “Fun day” for the kids. The day starts at 11am and there will be bouncy castles, face painting, balloon modelling, children’s games and much […]


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