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Sustainably-Produced Michelin Star Cuisine at El Lago in Marbella

4 Feb

OzinSpain was invited to savour an exclusive tasting menu for selected local press at El Lago restaurant. Located in a picturesque lakeside setting in Greenlife Estates in the Elviria Hills area of eastern Marbella, El Lago has maintained its one-star Michelin status since first receiving the honour in 2005. 

Current chef Fernando Villasclaras has continued the restaurant’s tradition of basing its menus and individual dishes on “kilometre zero” (locally sourced) seasonal products.  […]

Huge Interest in Tickets for Solheim Cup at Finca Cortesín

19 Jan

Nine months out from the first Solheim Cup to be held in Spain, the biennial women’s team competition between Europe and the United States is already “smashing economic forecasts”. 

The event will be held from 22 to 24 September at Finca Cortesín, in Casares municipality on the Costa del Sol.   […]

Luxurious Heritage in the Heart of Marbella

5 Dec

Relais & Châteaux’s first property in Andalucía is set to open this winter in Marbella’s historic Old Town. La Fonda Heritage Hotel is a 20-room boutique hotel that combines emblematic architecture from the 16th century with modern facilities. The objective, according to the new owners, is to offer a historic landmark that epitomises the essence and elegance of Marbella, with gourmet restaurants, open courtyards and a sky bar in stylish surroundings celebrating history, local culture, gastronomy and hospitality.



Grandstand Opening Hole Created at Finca Cortesín as One-Year Countdown Begins to 2023 Solheim Cup

20 Sep

Finca Cortesín has unveiled a revamped new first hole to create a grandstand atmosphere for next year’s Solheim Cup.  […]

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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“The Voice” of Marbella

23 Oct

Marbella’s favourite soul diva, Yanela, has made it through the first stage of La Voz (the Spanish version of The Voice singing competition) and will do battle in the second stage on Telecinco (Wednesday 24 October, 10pm). Cuban-born Yanela, a popular performer during Marbella’s summer gala season, wowed two of the “coaches”, David Bisbal and Melendi, with her version of Aretha Franklin’s Natural Woman – ultimately opting to join the former’s team.

Ferrari 458 Spider Unveiled

12 Apr

Marbella mayoress Ángeles Muñoz was among the guests at a lavish cocktail presentation of the innovative new Ferrari 458 Spider at prestige car dealership C. De Salamanca. […]

From Marbella… to Melbourne

28 Jan

It all essentially began for Victoria Azarenka in Spain last April. The then 21-year-old Belarusian confirmed her top seeding by winning the third edition of the Andalucía Tennis Experience to rise to a career best fifth in the WTA world ranking. She had dropped only 14 games on her way to the final at Marbella’s Puente Romano Tennis Club, eventually beating Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu 6-3, 6-2.

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Brazilian MAGIC

20 Jul

Festive inauguration of Carmen Steffens boutique

FRIENDS AND GUESTS will be able to enjoy lavish celebrations on 29 July when fashion accessories brand leader Carmen Steffens officially inaugurates its Marbella boutique. […]

CHAMPAGNE launch in BANÚS

14 Jul

Celebrity guests at Ermenegildo Zegna opening

FOUR HUNDRED guests enjoyed the lavish celebrations as luxury menswear brand officially inaugurated its new boutique in Puerto Banús. Celebrities attending the launch included Philippe Junot, Hubertus von Hohenlohe, Gunilla von Bismarck and Carmen Lomana. […]