Manilva Carnival Weekend 7th march

February 27th, 2015

Get out the fancy dress outfits and silly wigs….Next weekend is Carnival time in Manilva. The main events will be held in the sports pavilion in Manilva on Saturday 7th March The day kicks of at 4pm with the traditional cavalcade through the streets of Manilva, Sabilnillas and Castillo. Expect to see several floats, lots […]


Manilva’s mayor commits to better disabled access throughout the town

February 26th, 2015

When we first moved to Manilva, many of the roads didn’t have pavements, so you were forced to walk on the road itself. Ok if its just an adult I suppose but when you are walking with small children, pushing a pram or a disabled person in a wheelchair, it’s not so easy. Thankfully this […]


El Rincon Toscano Restaurant in Estepona

February 25th, 2015

We had a girls night our last week in Estepona. I really like Estepona, especially the old town…it has a lovely atmosphere and it’s always buzzing, even in the winter. Given that none of us were flush with money we decided to try the “El Rincon Toscano” restaurant as it had been recommended for good food but […]


Woman’s week in Manilva (3-8March)

February 25th, 2015

The Manilva welfare department  have organised a week of activities especially for the women of Manilva. The week will begin at 10.30 on Tuesday 3rd March with the traditional solidarity march from the Plaza de Cali (Statue) in Sabinillas. That same afternoon there will be a Yoga class from 4pm until 5pm followed by a “risoterapia” (Smile […]


Día de Andalucia celebrations in Manilva

February 23rd, 2015

Diá de Andalucia is celebrated each year on 28th February and is a holiday here in Andalucia. The day  marks the anniversary of a referendum held in 1980 when Andalucía became an autonomous community in Spain.  I am a bit miffed this year as it falls on a Saturday, I don’t get a day off!!! […]


Specsavers Marbella wants your old glasses..

February 20th, 2015

I don’t know about you but I have a drawer full of old specs at home ….well now you can clear out that drawer and support a good cause at the same time. Branches of Specsavers – our nearest ones are in Marbella & Fuengirola – have joined forces with Lions Clubs International  for a “Recycle […]


Hike from Colmenar to Cortes train Station

February 20th, 2015

Weather forecast for Sunday looks very promising…so why not make the most of it and join in the guided hike along some fabulous countryside. For this week, Ecotours Casares have organised a hike from Colmenar to Cortes train station, which will take in the impressive canyon Las Buitreras, a spectacular narrow gorge which is  more than 100 metres […]


Come party in Estepona on Saturday

February 16th, 2015

There’s a full day of fun, games, sports and music planned for Estepona this Saturday 21st February. The town hall have organised a “party day” which will take place in the new sports facility in the fairground and it’s all FREE. The day starts at 11am with various sporting activities including basketball, tennis, football and […]


Climbing competition in Manilva

February 13th, 2015

As part of the Andalucia Day celebrations, Manilva will be holding the third Manilva Climbing Open which will be held at the Las Viñas sports centre on Saturday February 28th. The event, which has been organised by Grupo Caliza de Manilva climbing club and the Manilva Sports Department and is  sponsored by Vendaval Sport and Tulson […]


Monte Viñas house for sale price reduction

February 12th, 2015

Latest price reduction. Cosy 2 bedroom town house located in white washed urbanisation of Monte Viñas in Manilva. Today the owners have dropped the price by 10,000 Euros. The house is now offered for sale at 120,000 Euros. Click here for further details.   Click here to see a video of the house.   […]


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