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When a young woman in England wins a weekend away with her boyfriend to Ronda, things start to get a little crazy. She speaks some Spanish, and he speaks none - with hilarious results as she delights in causing him further embarrassment. Especially when he sprains his ankle in the gorge.
Emily's Ronda Romance is a romantic tour of Ronda, Setenil de las Bodegas, Acinipo, Grazalema, and Zahara de la Sierra. What Emily really wants is an engagement ring. Will she get it? Read more.
Offering small self-contained apartments that are perfect for visitors planning to spend time enjoying the nature of the Serranía, with the convenience of hotel reception. Swimming pool, barbecues, Internet, Satellite TV. From €49
A short and really beautiful walk from Benaojan to the next village, Jimera de Libar in the Guadiaro Valley. The walk is just 7.5km and at a gentle stroll will see you in Jimera with time for a quiet drink before catching the return train.
Luxury self catered villa near to Ronda set on a large secluded property with swimming pool, and en suite bathroom in every bedroom. Villa Casa Soñana is perfect for a week or more enjoying the Andalucian sun.
Delightful, bright and airy self-catered house, and right in the heart of Olvera, one of the best of Andalucía’s famous white villages. Sleeps upto 3.
Part two of the circular walk from Ronda to the Virgen de la Cabeza cave church. In this part we return to Ronda from the church via the valley below the church, and finish at the Puente Nuevo
Malaga’s Picasso Museum set to grow further with latest acquisition which brings the collection to 276 pieces by the Malaga born master artist.
Paella is the quintessential Spanish dish, though curiously it has a history dating back to Phoenician times. Here’s our favourite recipe by Rondeña Mercedes who remembers making paella with her mother.
18 Holes, Par 71, and 5,170 Metres, Cabopino Golf Club is easily reached from Marbella following the N-340 to Cabopino Port. The course is ideal for high handicap players who will enjoy the challenge of playing here.
Amongst the most impressive and most accessible caves in Europe, Nerja is also unique in having the world’s largest stalagmite at over 32m high.
An excellent resource for the nature lover who enjoys trails through the bio-diversity of western Andalucía. The Crossbill Foundation have done an excellent job of introducing the wonder of Malaga and Cadiz provinces to the nature lover.
When Emily wins a Valentine weekend in Ronda, she has no idea how much Spain can change a person in just two days. She’s about to find out. This is a sweet romantic comedy, with Ronda and the White Villages as backdrop.
We’re delighted to review an expat romp set in Andalucía, “Seriouly Mum, What’s an Alpaca?” by Alan Parks. Giving up a life as a dance teacher for Lorna, Alan’s better half, seemed to have been an easy decision. [Get from Amazon UK: Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca? - An Adventure in the Frying Pan of […]
Kate Nicol’s Divulgence takes us through the split lives of British expat Grace Marchant as she struggles to reconcile her conscience after committing adultery. An absorbing read.
A review of Loosely Translated, a funny romance between an uncultured English writer, and his Spanish translator – who rewrote his book completely.
A complete expert checked list of birds endemic to the Serrania de Ronda, and those that follow migratory paths between Northern Europe and Africa. With a list of special interest sites to view birds of Ronda.
Fantastically funny book about life in a small village of the Alpujarras in Almería province. This is the real Spain as experienced by inexperienced English expats who really believed retired life in the Spanish countryside would be perfect.