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GolfinSpain Milestone

15 Nov

Finca Cortesín… hat-trick of Volvo World Match Play Championships

Spain’s premier website for travelling golfers is now officially an “adult”. Founded in 1995 in the Costa del Sol town of Fuengirola, when the internet was a long way off from becoming the phenomenon it is today, GolfinSpain reached its legal age in 2013. Over the past 18 years the portal has become an online pacesetter (leader in traffic for “golf in Spain” at an international level) and a reference point for the Spanish golf tour operator market. […]

In the Driver’s Seat

13 Nov

It is now 60 years since Seat’s first car rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Zona Franca factory in Barcelona. On 13 November 1953, the 1400 – “an elegant and luxurious saloon designed in the spirit of the most popular American sedans of the ’50s” – went on sale for 121,875 pesetas (the equivalent of €41,735 today).

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News Bytes

25 May

Summer Chic at Nikki Beach

Nikki Beach’s 10th anniversary celebrations in Marbella officially begin with the über-glamorous White Party on 30 May. Already opened to the public in April, Nikki Beach Marbella’s plush seaside setting of all-white beach sun beds and chic drapery includes a large outdoor restaurant, centrally located octagon-shaped bar, Lifestyle Boutique with items including Nikki Beach-branded and designer clothing, swimwear and cover-ups, indoor-outdoor VIP area (with elevated lounge area and stunning views of the Mediterranean) and spa area by the beach.

The lunch and dinner menu features signature tastes and spices that are representative of all the countries where Nikki Beach is located, including delicious salads, creative sushi rolls, original seafood entrees and slow-roasted free-range rotisserie chicken.

Nikki Beach Mallorca, which was inaugurated last year, is now also open for the new season, with its White Party to be held on 6 June.

(Photos: Gary Edwards)

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It’s a Fiesta… at Vegetalia

15 Nov

Popular Costa del Sol vegetarian restaurant Vegetalia is celebrating its 15th anniversary in November with a sumptuous new menu, numerous raffle prizes and festive sparkling wine. […]

Picasso and the Grotesque

22 Oct

(Photo: Jesús Domínguez © Museo Picasso Málaga)

Málaga’s Museo Picasso takes a look at the grotesque in art in its latest exhibition. On show until 10 February, The Grotesque Factor features more than 250 works by almost 80 artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Francisco de Goya, James Ensor, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Otto Dix, Willem de Kooning and Francis Bacon. […]

AutoLuxe

8 Oct

Thrilling, assertive, evolutionary… three eye-catching new models unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

Lamborghini Gallardo: The most successful super sports car in Lamborghini’s history has a new design, “even more aggressive and more extreme” – the LP 560-4 and LP 570-4 Edizione Tecnica.

Jaguar F-Type: Returning to the company’s heartland, a two-seater, convertible sports car that is “a continuation of a sporting bloodline that stretches back more than 75 years”.

Porsche Panamera: The aim of the Panamera Sport Turismo concept car is “to show how amazingly intelligent and efficient drive technology might look in the design language of tomorrow”.

 

Chic Glamour in Mallorca

11 Jul

It was all about extravagance, elegance and entertainment when 2,500 guests enjoyed the Grand Opening White Party celebrations at the newest Nikki Beach in Mallorca. […]

Gourmet Marriage of Flavours

4 Jun

Leading restaurateurs and hotel managers on the Costa del Sol were invited to a special presentation at La Cónsula of the latest 2009 vintage of crafted wines from the Abadía Retuerta bodega. Representatives of the local distributor Juan Lara and Abadía Retuerta general manager Enrique Valero then hosted an exquisite “maridaje” lunch, marrying the Castilla León bodega’s featured 2009 wines with dishes prepared and served by the celebrated hotel and restaurant school’s students. […]

Around the World

27 Apr

…in Fuengirola

Mine host BigM and the cheerleaders

Australia makes a long-awaited return to the Fuengirola fairground as the popular Feria Internacional de los Pueblos opens on Saturday 28 April (continuing until Tuesday 1 May). […]

Starck Magic at Port Adriano

26 Apr

The design maestro responsible for putting the soul and heart into one of the Mediterranean’s most chic, and state-of-the-art, new marinas was the guest of honour at a lavish weekend of inauguration celebrations.

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