Andalucia Spain holidays
For many people Andalucia is all that they imagine Spain to be. Great climate, sun, sea and beaches, bullfighting, sherry and flamenco. Covering over 33,000 square miles and running the length of mainland Spain’s southern coast it is the largest and most populous of the 17 autonomous regions of Spain. Andalusia is crossed by the Sierra Morena mountain range in the north and in the south by the snowcapped Sierra Nevada. The fertile basin of the Guadalquivir River lies between these mountain ranges. Huelva, Seville, Cadiz, Cordoba, Malaga, Jean, Granada and Almeria, all named for their principal cities, are the eight provinces that make up the region Continue Reading
Andalucia is probably one of Spain’s most varied areas with its mountainous regions leading down to the Costa del Sol, Costa Tropical, Costa de Almeria and to the far west bordering Portugal, the beautiful Costa de la Luz. It is ideal for a holiday in winter as well as summer as there is skiing in the Sierra Nevada. Continue Reading
Andalucia is the most populated and second largest of the seventeen autonomous communities that constitute Spain. Its capital is Seville and it is bordered on the north by Extremadura and Castilla-La Mancha; on the east by Murcia and the Mediterranean Sea and on the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. Continue Reading
For almost eight centuries, the Iberian Peninsula lived one of its most privileged moments, not only with regard to Spain, but also to Europe as a whole: the age of Moslem Spain, which the Arabs called Bilad al-Andalus.
The mixture of races, religions and cultures gave rise to a brilliant civilization, where both the Arts and Science flourished. Silks, objects of art produced in ivory, bronze and marble, ceramic tiling, the creation of a subtle architectural style and luminous sensual poetry all made al-Andalus the cultural focal point of Europe; a bridge between East and West; the cradle of a splendid and refined civilization. Continue Reading
If you’re looking for an idyllic vacation getaway that promises awesome beaches and plenty of relaxation, the all inclusive resorts on Turks and Caicos are the place you want to go. White sandy beaches and clear, blue water, with plenty of sunshine to top it off.
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The Crane Residential Resort occupies a dramatic high cliff on the Southeast coast of Barbados, swept by fresh, invigorating breezes. This famous property overlooks a half-mile of white soft sands known as Crane Beach. 10 Minutes from Barbados Airport.Recognized for its stunning beauty, this truly unique property combines elegance, and old-world charm. Continue Reading
Located right on the beach in the middle of the Grand Strand and just 4 miles from the Myrtle Beach International Airport.This all-ocean view, 27-acre beach front Resort hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina offers nearly 500 rooms of lodging and is beautifully situated on ¼ mile of the most peaceful, beautiful beach on the south end of Myrtle Beach’s famous Grand Strand. Read More on Myrtle Beach All-Inclusive resorts
The Springmaid Beach Resort has long been a favorite of travelers enjoying the best Myrtle Beach has to offer. Situated on a large stretch of its famous beach, this family favorite boasts all oceanview NON smoking rooms and a wide array of pools including two lazy rivers. Amenities and comfort abound, including: full-sized refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers Onsite restaurants, including the BARnacles Bar and Grille and Marlin’s Buffet Fitness center The hotel also boasts six swimming pools, two lazy rivers, miniature golf, a 35,000 square foot conference center, and onsite restaurant Marlin’s Buffet. Continue Reading
The Costa del Sol Racecourse is located in El Chaparral, an urban development in Mijas Costa. It can be accessed from both La Cala de Mijas and road N-340, opposite the Fuengirola Castle. It is open all year round, holding day races on Sundays in autumn, winter and spring (11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.), and night races on Saturdays in the summer (10:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.)
Sol Meliá, a worldwide leader in holiday travel, is a hotel chain with 50 years’ experience. Its 350 hotels are located in more than 30 countries, and the Meliá Don Pepe is undoubtedly one of its finest. Completely renovated in 2004, this luxury hotel is an oceanfront property, situated on the sea promenade, only 500 metres away from Marbella.
The Benalmádena Sea Centre (“Classroom of the Sea”) is an interpretation centre that also focuses on nature conservation, while actually being located at the beach itself. Special leisure activities are offered for children, including guided tours through the centre and outdoor trips. Benalmádena Sea Centre also has an oceanographic laboratory, which allows direct contact with the marine species in the aquariums.