Finca Cortesin – Casares

May 21st, 2014

Finca Cortesin in Casares  has gained the reputation as one of Europe’s top resorts and has been described as “an oasis of Calm” and a “fabulous mixture of charm and style” Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Casares, the resort offers stunning, panoramic views of the Mediterranean and surrounding area and really gives the feeling of […]


Blue Flag awarded to Los Gaviotas beach in Duquesa

May 21st, 2014

Yet another Blue Flag award for Manilva..not only has the beach in Sabinillas been award the blue flag for the past several years, this year, it has also been award to the Los Gaviotas beach in Duquesa The blue Flag is recognised worldwide as a symbol of a clean, safe and well maintained beach with […]


Manilva Choir to perform at Grazalema romeria

May 19th, 2014

The municipal choir of Sabinillas have been invited by the Grazelema council to perform at the mass in celebration of their patron saint at the annual Romeria,  so Manilva’s cultural department have decided to make a day of it and have organised a trip so that everyone cam attend and have thrown in a visit […]


Sabinillas Lottery shop has moved….

May 17th, 2014

The lottery shop in Sabinillas has a new home….. in the building just of the main Sabinillas roundabout, where Cam bank used to be.  I popped in yesterday and I have to say ” I love what they have done with the place!” The shop is almost double the size of the old shop and […]


Saturday Artists market for Sabinillas

May 16th, 2014

There seems to be a whole host of activities being planned for Sabinillas and Manilva this summer. The latest to be announced is a weekly Artists market which has been organised by Manilva’s tourism department. The market will be held in the streets  in the centre of Sabinillas every Saturday starting from  31st May. All sorts […]


Kids Golf school to open in Duquesa

May 16th, 2014

Seeing as Manilva is situated in the area known as “a Golfers Paradise” , then it makes sense that we encourage our children to practice and enjoy the pastime. With this in mind, Manilva’s sports department have forged an agreement with Duquesa Golf club and created a municipal Golf School which will offer classes to […]


Manilva & Casares Paseos to join…It’s really happening!!!

May 16th, 2014

YES! YES! YES! FINALLY…. after god knows how many years talking about it, the mayoress of Manilva and Casares have signed the agreement to extend the paseo maritimo (promenade) over the river Manilva and join together the paseos of Manilva and Casares. After my post in January  I had my doubts as to whether it would […]


Election of Manilva’s Feria Queens

May 15th, 2014

The  election for this year’s Feria Queen’s and princesses, organised by  Manilva’s Fiestas Department will be held at  El Duque Park in Sabinillas, on Friday 23rd May starting from 8 pm. There are two categories: Infantiles  (princesses)  –  girls born in 2004 and  Juveniles  (Queens) –  girls born in 1992, 1993 ,1994 and 1995. All girls born […]


Even bigger bookshop in Sabinillas

May 15th, 2014

I recently popped into the Bookshop in Sabinillas to buy hubby a birthday card and was amazed at what they had done with the place… The Bookshop is now almost double it’s original size and now sells a whole range of products. Apart from books (obviously!!), you can now pick up UK and Spanish newspapers, […]


Spain’s new Traffic Laws

May 14th, 2014

Several new traffic laws came into effect last week (9th May).  Here’s the main ones ..just so we can all be aware.  Ignorance doesn’t cut it any more…you can’t get away with “I didn’t know” or “nobody told me!!” 1. Speeding fines apply for exceeding the limit by just 1kph! Before, although technically illegal, we […]


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