Hotels and Andalucia Tourism, News, Expat Guide
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.
For shoe repair, clothing alterations, key cutting, replacement garage and security gate remotes, leather bags and suitcases, see Tony Zapatero in c/ Sevilla
A delightful, easy going walk to the beautiful Tajo del Abanico, where the bandit scenes from Bizet’s Carmen were filmed, though the area is better known for its wildflowers
Icon of the Serranía de Ronda, and a fearsome bird of prey, Bonelli’s Eagle is described by Peter Jones of Spanish Nature, a local tour guide with amphasis on birdwatching
A day trip from Ronda to Fuente de Piedra with the Andalucia Bird Society to see greater flamingo and other birds
An exceptional four star hotel catering to people of taste who demand comfort and style, and prefer a room with character. El Poeta de Ronda only provides hand-made furniture, and is centrally located. From €50
A gentle walk of around 2 hours from the industrial area of Ronda into a lovely countryside road with lots of stables and then finishing in a pine forest close to the city
Rumours suggest Ronda may get a foreigners office, but what would it do, and what would you like it to do?
A delightful luxury hotel in Cartajima, a small village in the Genal Valley, perfectly located for trekking from village to village. From €95
Interview with Sarah Spencer, owner of Gemini Courses about intensive English courses abroad in Dublin, New York, London, Canada etc
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.