Tapas dish in Almunecar

2020 Ruta De Tapas

Another year has flown by and it’s time for the annual “Ruta de Tapas” organised by the Almunecar tourism agency. now in it’s 6th year this is a well established event on the gastro calendar and eagerly awaited by tapas aficionados. Dates for this year, 2020, are from Fri 6th to Sat 14th March. This year there are nearly 30 bars and restaurants on the official trail. Each will be showcasing a beer / house Read more…

San Jose 2020

Preparations are now well in hand for the San Jose 2020 fiesta in La Herradura. Dates are confirmed as Wed 18th to Sun 22nd March and, once again, it looks like the ever popular “Fiesta de Dia” will be running for a non stop supply of mojitos. Provisional hours are from Thu 19th 13:00 until 19:00. Fri, Sat & Sun 12:00 until 19:00. This year it is rumoured that our own Julie will be competing Read more…

The Coral Gardener

This just appeared in the TSS mailbox courtesy of divemagazine.co.uk and caught our eye. It’s a short film by a German filmaker, David Iskender Dinçer. In it he tells the story of an old school “hard hat” diver who died underwater 100 years ago. After years spent lying on the sea bed, corals begin to grow on his brass diving helmet and bring him back to life, where he decides to remain underwater and care Read more…

Pricing Update

During the website upgrade we’ve also taken the opportunity to go back to our “old” pricing system of including the activity options in the price shown for each accommodation choice. While a lot of people liked the idea of being able to pay separately, feedback was that the majority preferred to see just one price and to be able to budget knowing that there would be no extras to pay. This basis seems to have Read more…

New Web Site Design

Web Site Upgrade After much blood, sweat, tears mugs of coffee and cakes the new web site has been dragged kicking and screaming into the web world! We hope you like it and find it easier to use – let us know your thoughts. The old design had done sterling service over more than 10 years, but was starting to show it’s age a bit and was getting harder to update and keep fresh and Read more…

February 2020 What’s On

The Feb 2020 cultural agenda is now out. A good mix this month even though it’s a quieter time of year. Jazz Funk, Tango, Blues, Violin & Pianos recitals as well as CARNAVAL!!! As always you can click on the image to download to your phone for later reference… Don’t forget that this focuses on the more high brow events – check with us for info on the latest gigs, open mic events etc…

Sierra Nevada Opening 2019 – 2020 Season

Sierra Nevada is slated to open for this winters ski season tomorrow – Sat 23rd November, with free parking until 29th and a day pass for an adult at €47 (promo tariff). The original press release anticipated 20 – 80 cm of fresh powder, but at the moment (Friday morning) it is absolutely dumping it down, so as long as the sun puts his hat on it should be stupendous start to the season. The Read more…

Oktoberfest 2019

In order to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig (later to become King Ludwig I) to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen of Saxony in 1810 in Munich, Hotel Arrayanes Playa will once again be hosting their annual Oktoberfest on Friday 11th October starting at 11:00 . Live music with Egon Kjer, Beer, Wurst, Pork, Pretzel, Weiss Beer and much more to tickle your Teutonic tonsils.