Estepona Grand prix……

March 31st, 2015

If you are a motor racing fan but can’t afford to see the Grand prix live, then this is the next best thing… The second stage of this years “Campeonato de España de Montaña” is to be held on Estepona’s Peñas Blancas mountains from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April. The race comprises of seven stages […]

 

Felipe VI Theatre opens in Estepona

March 30th, 2015

18 months after building started, Estepona’s new theatre was officially inaugurated last week. The theatre which is named after Spain’s new king, can seat 600 people in the main auditorium with another adjacent room seating 90. The theatre will host many different events over the summer and with it’s great acoustics, it is an ideal venue […]

 

Da Vinci Ice Cream shop in Sabinillas open again for the summer

March 30th, 2015

The absolute best Ice cream shop in the area opened again for the the summer last week. Heladeria Da Vinci in Sabinillas is an absolute must visit. The selection of Ice cream flavours is amazing although we all seem to have our personal favourites, mine being either dulce de leche (which is like a caramel) […]

 

Easter celebrations in Sabinillas

March 27th, 2015

Semana Santa (Easter Week) in Spain runs from Palm Sunday through until Easter Sunday. It is probably one of the most important weeks in the year and certainly one of the most important fiestas.  Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are national holidays although many shops and businesses will close early on the other days of […]

 

“The English Path ” hike Casares

March 26th, 2015

El Camino Ingles ( The English Path) runs from Gibraltar up to Ronda and is considered to be one of the great historical and literary routes of Europe. It is so called, apparently, after the many British travellers that took this route  across the Andalucian countryside, during the 19th century in search of adventure and […]

 

Sabinillas sports centre finally opens ..

March 25th, 2015

After several years of starting and stopping and untold bureaucracy…the Sports centre in Sabinillas is now a reality and finally opens this weekend! The new sports centre can be found opposite the Punta Almina urbanisation, right next door to the Sabinillas medical centre. The official inauguration will take place on Saturday 28th March at 7pm. […]

 

“Spring Party” Manilva 2015

March 24th, 2015

Following last year’s successful “Spring party”, the youth department of Manilva are holding another Fiesta de la primavera for 2015. This year’s party will be held  in the  sports centre in Manilva on Saturday, 28th March starting at 11.30pm. Strangly enough, its the night the clocks go forward so it really is a Spring party!! Special guests […]

 

Roman Oven ruins protected by large images of Manilva

March 24th, 2015

About a year ago, when the plaza de la Vendimia in Manilva was being built, they discovered the remains of an ancient Roman pottery oven.  After much discussion with archaeologists  and the builders, it was decided that the oven was an important part of the town’s history and could not be destroyed. The rest of the […]

 

Scooter Day in Sabinillas

March 20th, 2015

Once again, Sabinillas goes retro and heads back to the 60’s for the II Sabinillas Scooter Day which will take place on Saturday April 18th. Scooter enthusiasts of all ages will converge in the town centre around 12.00.  From there, they will ride out around Manilva allowing the riders a chance to show off their scooters, […]

 

Dog Park planned for Manilva

March 20th, 2015

Manilva’s department for the environment has recently announced plans to build a a new “Dog Park” in Manilva. These parks, specifically designed so that owners can exercise their dogs off their leads and the dogs themselves can socialise with other dogs are becoming popular and you will now find one in most towns. One opened in […]

 

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