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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.
Unique in Western Andalucia, Setenil de las Bodegas is the only cave village in the Serrania de Ronda, and should be considered a must-visit destination for your holiday.
Enjoy a quiet stroll through the botanical gardens at El Bosque, marvelling at the range of species found in the Serrania de Ronda and Sierra de Gazalema.
When a small swimming pool just isn’t big enough, and the summer heat demands you be at the beach, try La Playita at Zahara de la Sierra instead.
Just 14km outside Ronda lies the ancient ruined Roman city of Acinipo with its impressive ampitheatre and views of the surrounding countryside.
One of the most popular activities for holiday makers and locals alike is cycling along mountain roads from village to village.
Explore Ronda and discover her charms, abd better yet stay for a night to really see our wonderful little city after the day trippers have left for the day. Here is our list of the most popular things to do in Ronda.
Antequera’s Alcazaba stands out as a dominating feature over the city, the walls are impregnable, the towers offer spectacular views, and the history make this a site to see during your stay in Antequera.
For many, the Synagogue in Cordoba is as important a site to visit as the Mezquita, which given the contribution of the Jewish people to the city’s fame during the medieval ages is quite fitting.
Our favourite UK-based online shopping websites that deliver to Spain for those times when you just can’t find what you’re looking for in a Spanish high street store.
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.