Spain Culture

Local Guide: Rediscovering Andalusia through the lens of cinema

Discover Andalusia through famous movie locations. Explore the stunning Andalusian landscapes that served as backdrops for iconic films like Star Wars, James Bond, and Indiana Jones.

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Spain Culture: Semana Santa's legacy – Faith and tradition in southern Spain

The roots of Semana Santa (Holy Week) trace back to medieval Spain, originating as a manifestation of the Catholic faith. Over centuries, it has evolved, shaped by historical currents and local customs, into a celebration that captures the imagination and devotion of millions. In the south of Spain, particularly in regions like Andalusia, Semana Santa […]

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Spain Culture: Día de Andalucía– Celebrating Andalusian spirit and passion

28 February is the day to celebrate a place that represents Spain at its hottest and most passionate - a land where flamenco echoes through the cobblestone streets, where the aroma of savoury tapas fills the air, and where history whispers through the walls of ancient Moorish palaces. Welcome to Dia de Andalucía, a vibrant […]

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Spain Culture: Andalusian Crush: A visit that has consequences

“Careful of the Andalusian Crush”. Andalucía, the land of culture, heritage, and unforgettable experiences, now comes with a warning: "Careful of the Andalusian Crush." This cautionary note is delivered by none other than Peter Dinklage, the actor renowned for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister in "Game of Thrones." He cautions us about the captivating impact […]

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Flamenco and its complicated journey – from marginalization to global recognition

  A foreign fascination Flamenco, originating from the gipsies in the southern regions of Spain, captivated foreigners long before it became a national symbol. However, within Spain, the relationship between flamenco and Spanish national identity has been contentious for over a century. The art form was once considered vulgar and pornographic, but its shifting fortunes […]

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Spain Culture: Beyond Flamenco – discovering Spain's strangest cultural celebrations

  Spain is a country with a rich cultural heritage, and its festivals and traditions are as varied as they are fascinating. From tomato fights and devil-jumping to fiery beach bonfires and horse herding, the customs and celebrations of Spain are both unique and captivating. In this blog, we will explore some of the lesser-known […]

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Where to go: Ronda - the oldest Spanish city

The town of Ronda, located an hour away from Benahavís, looks as if someone had suspended it over a steep cliff. To speak of Ronda is to speak of unparalleled cultural, natural and scenic resources, of wine and oil tourism, of gastronomy, of charming hotels and fiestas of all kinds. About Ronda wrote Ernest Hemingway, […]

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The black bull of Andalusia and other facts

4 intersting facts about tradition of Andalusia The black bull of Andalusia For decades, the black bull has been the logo of the Osborne Group company. Today, it is also a symbol of Spanish culture and longlife tradition. It was designed in 1956 by the famous artist Manolo Prieto, who was a pioneer in graphic design […]

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Bodegas in Jerez - in the city that should be in heaven

Jerez.  During the Moorish reign, the city was called Seris, the Spanish transformed it into Jerez and the British transformed it into Sherry. "The city of Jerez should be in heaven¨, said Victor Hugo about the experience of drinking Sherry. This unique wine region located in Andalusia, in the south of Spain, known as the […]

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The beauty of Córdoba's Mezquita

The beauty of Córdoba's Mezquita great mosque   850 columns made of granite, jasper and marble, 19 naves and the uniqueness of semi-darkness. All this makes an electrifying impression! Without any exaggeration, the Mezquita can be considered the most beautiful mosque ever made by the Arabs on the Iberian Peninsula. The Great Mosque of Cordoba […]

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Marbella's best beaches and beach clubs

Explore the golden sands and luxurious beach clubs of Costa del Sol. Find your perfect beach experience from Marbella to Estepona and Sotogrande.
Keywords: Costa del Sol beaches, Marbella beach clubs, Puerto Banús, Estepona coves, Sotogrande beaches, luxury beach experience, Mediterranean coastline

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Local Guide: Rediscovering Andalusia through the lens of cinema

Discover Andalusia through famous movie locations. Explore the stunning Andalusian landscapes that served as backdrops for iconic films like Star Wars, James Bond, and Indiana Jones.

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What’s ON: E1: Formula 1 on water in Marbella

  E1: Formula 1 on water in Marbella We're gearing up for something special here in Marbella this weekend! It combines high-speed thrills with sustainable innovation. Welcome to the E1 Series – the Formula 1 on water, making its debut in Spain. Come watch it in Puerto Banús           View this […]

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Local Guide: Starlite Festival Marbella 2024

Join Starlite Marbella Festival 2024 for unforgettable concerts, gourmet dining, and vibrant nightlife in a stunning former quarry. Featuring stars like Lionel Richie and Bonnie Tyler.

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MCH Lifestyle: Five-Star Residential Living

Marbella Club Hills, in the Marbella Club Golf Resort, is a luxurious community of villas and villa apartments that boasts country club living combined with the five-star amenities of one of Marbella’s most prestigious brands. It’s not every property development that can carry a luxurious brand such as that of the legendary Marbella Club Hotel, […]

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MCH Survey: Safety and Benahavís

We asked. You answered. "What would you want to feel in a new home? Benahavís: A safety bet When considering what makes a community feel like home, warmth, safety, comfort, and belonging often come to mind. These four values shape our perceptions of our surroundings and our sense of belonging within them. If you had […]

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MCH Lifestyle: Mastering your game at Marbella Club Golf

The Marbella Club Hotel Golf Resort is a world class Marbella golf course in Costa del Sol that exceeds even the highest expectations. With a total length of 6,247m, the golf course is enhanced by carefully contoured fairways, beautiful waterfalls, lakes and strategically placed bunkers, as well as undulating and protected greens, maintained to perfection. […]

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Spain Culture: Semana Santa's legacy – Faith and tradition in southern Spain

The roots of Semana Santa (Holy Week) trace back to medieval Spain, originating as a manifestation of the Catholic faith. Over centuries, it has evolved, shaped by historical currents and local customs, into a celebration that captures the imagination and devotion of millions. In the south of Spain, particularly in regions like Andalusia, Semana Santa […]

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Press: Marbella Club Hills – Design inspired by a setting - An interview with the Architect, Pablo Villarroel

Architects will tell you that the first inspiration in the creative process of designing a home or complex comes from the plot itself. As Pablo Villarroel, who shaped Marbella Club Hills, says: “In the first instance, it is the setting that gives you the background, the material with which to work, and this information feeds […]

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Spain Culture: Día de Andalucía– Celebrating Andalusian spirit and passion

28 February is the day to celebrate a place that represents Spain at its hottest and most passionate - a land where flamenco echoes through the cobblestone streets, where the aroma of savoury tapas fills the air, and where history whispers through the walls of ancient Moorish palaces. Welcome to Dia de Andalucía, a vibrant […]

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