Four new boutique hotel projects to transform the Marbella old town’s tourist offering

Four new boutique hotel projects to transform the Marbella old town’s tourist offering

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A Swiss investor has purchased the schemes, all in historic buildings, which aim to attract tourists that are more interested in Andalusian culture and gastronomy than the local nightlife. Despite the uncertainty shrouding the imminent high season, new hotel projects have not…

Marbella attracting the interest of Marriott for new high-end holiday rentals

Marbella attracting the interest of Marriott for new high-end holiday rentals

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The Marriott International group has its eyes on Marbella as a potential destination for its new venture into high-end holiday rental properties. The group’s vice-president in Europe, Jenni Benzaquen, told the Efe news agency that “the company is actively searching for opportunities…

Byblos hotel set to reopen in 2021 after being bought by international investor

Byblos hotel set to reopen in 2021 after being bought by international investor

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The reopening of the iconic Hotel Byblos in Mijas Golf moved one step closer last week as the sale of the property to an as-yet unnamed international investment group was confirmed. The hotel, visited by Princess Diana, has been closed since 2010…

Platinum Estates will open another luxury hotel in Casares

Platinum Estates will open another luxury hotel in Casares

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2672/5000 Character limit: 5000 The Hong Kong Platinum Estates group will open a luxury hotel with 200 suites, a 4,500-square-meter spa and a 50,000-square-meter shopping and entertainment center on the Doña Julia estate, in the municipality of Casares, where The Evemarina group…

Marbella applies for permission to designate a specific kitesurfing area on one of its beaches

Marbella applies for permission to designate a specific kitesurfing area on one of its beaches

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There is good news for kitesurfers: Marbella council and the local kitesurfing club, which has about 250 members, have reached an agreement in principle to designate a permanent area for this sport on Los Monteros beach. However, before it can be put…

WATCH: NEW MARBELLA ARENA TO HOST STRING OF ‘INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS’ AND EVENTS THIS SUMMER AFTER SIGNING DEAL WITH GLOBAL EVENTS COMPANY

WATCH: NEW MARBELLA ARENA TO HOST STRING OF ‘INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS’ AND EVENTS THIS SUMMER AFTER SIGNING DEAL WITH GLOBAL EVENTS COMPANY

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A GLOBAL events company has promised to bring a host of national and international artists to the Costa del Sol’s newest venue. The Marbella Arena, completed last year, is in for an event-packed year after the TeatroGoya group announced its partnership with…

Would you buy a Spanish new build home? How developers are trying to put past problems to rest and tempt British buyers again

Would you buy a Spanish new build home? How developers are trying to put past problems to rest and tempt British buyers again

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Spanish property prices are rising, up 5.7% per sq metre in 12 months It comes after sales plummeted during the global financial crisis a decade ago A two-bed flat that sold for €500k two years ago is for sale for €800k today …