Costa del Sol is lined by loads of sandy beaches — the kind where warm waves wash onto the shores, water sport opportunities are plenty, and often a restaurant- and bar-filled promenade sits just steps away. The truth is, though, that the best of these idyllic shorelines aren’t really located just steps away from the biggest cities, such as Málaga and Marbella. Instead, visitors would be wise to venture a little outside of town to the east or west, where one can find better shores, with the added bonus of fewer people.
Category: Things To Do
October 31, 2014
You needn’t limit your visit to Spain to, well, Spain. And that’s because just a stone’s throw away (OK, more like a high-speed ferry ride away) sits another country altogether – and particularly the gateway to Africa, the city of Tangier.
October 17, 2014
Granada’s Alhambra is enough to lure any visitor to the southern city’s time-weathered streets. But there’s another sight that will surely take your breath away too, and that’s its grand cathedral. Located in the heart of old town (not to be confused with the really old town, the hillside barrio of Albaycin), Granada’s cathedral towers above […]
October 10, 2014
Forget what you know about the zoo, with all of its cages and artificial enclosures: Bioparc Valencia will turn your zoo expectations right on their head. That’s because this isn’t your conventional kind of wildlife park, but instead one that emphasizes zoo-immersion, a philosophy that focuses on humans being immersed in the animals’ environments, and not the other way around – so, cages, be gone!
September 19, 2014
Whether you’ve come to Málaga to scope out the beach, or you’re here for some serious sightseeing, there are indeed more creative and convenient ways to get around the seaside city than by foot. So grab your helmets or just sit back and relax, because here are three great ways to get around the southern […]
September 12, 2014
The truth is that much of Andalucía’s most popular coastal destinations are abuzz with foreigners. Though beautiful, few picture-perfect seaside villages remain unspoiled, and that’s just largely the way it goes. But some little nooks maintain an air of the past, not overrun by tourism and resorts, and therefore offer an intimate feel. Agua Amarga is certainly one of those.