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Great Gift Shopping Ideas on the Costa del Sol

You really don’t want to arrive home clutching a straw donkey, an oversized sombrero or a tacky flamenco doll – even though they might have seemed like hilarious gift ideas at the time. The sunshine of a Spanish holiday can do strange things to you!  So, bring home some perfect and welcome gifts instead; read…

Supermarkets In and Around Fuengirola

When on holiday in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, supermarket shopping is normally a part of the experience and there is an excellent range of supermarkets to choose from. We have picked five of the best supermarkets in the area to give you an idea of what is on offer.

BioNatura Organic Store, Marbella

The benefits of ‘eating clean’ and choosing fresh, organic produce have never been shouted about more than now.  Yet sometimes, when we go on holiday, healthy eating can fall by the wayside.  Part of the reason for this is that it can be hard to find shops that sell organic produce.  BioNatura organic store in…

Local Shopping Tips in Fuengirola

Palas Costa del Sol Bakery, Fuengirola

When on holiday on the Costa del Sol it is always good to try out the local shops, popular with the residents themselves and not so geared up to charge touristy prices. Whether you’re staying in one of our apartments in Fuengirola or not, the following is a range of various businesses, recommended to try…

The Top Three Hair and Beauty Salons in Fuengirola

After you’ve got yourself the perfect tan, there’s nothing quite like a trip to the hairdresser or beauty salon to finish off your sunny look. Fuengirola has, quite literally, hundreds of beauty salons, hairdressing salons and nail bars all over town, making it difficult to choose which is best for you. The following are some…

Shopping at El Corte Ingles, Mijas Costa

El Corte Ingles in Mijas Costa, Spain

Shopping at home is rarely the relaxing experience you want it to be. It is usually something you squash into a Saturday morning when the shops are heaving. You spend what seems like hours queuing for changing rooms and tills and come away empty handed at the end of a stressful trip. Shopping at El…

Plaza de la Constitucion, Fuengirola at Christmas

The Plaza de la Constitucion in Fuengirola at Christmas

The Plaza de la Constitucion in Fuengirola is really the heart of the town. The pretty square with the striking white church at its centre is popular with locals and tourists alike, and it really comes alive at Christmas though with the arrival of the Christmas market.

Top 5 Holiday Fashion Essentials for 2015

2015 Top 5 holiday fashion essentials

Summer is upon us and it’s time to update your holiday wardrobe for your getaway in 2015.  Here are our Top 5 picks of fashion essentials you need to pack in your suitcase this year…

Looking for a Bargain? Browse the Weekly Markets along the Costa del Sol

Markets on the Costa del Sol

All the way up and down the Costa del Sol, each seaside resort offers its own type of weekly market. Bargains are to be had, whether in the form of fresh fruit and vegetables or fish, clothing and knickknacks, as well as the fun of browsing the second-hand flea markets. You’ll find that the various…

Top 5 Sunglasses

Top 5 Sunglasses

No holiday wardrobe is complete without the perfect pair of sunglasses. We have picked the best 5 frames that are in style so all you have to do is choose your favourite pair…