costa tropical

The Lecrin Valley is located South of Granada, halfway between the Coast and the city. The valley has many small villages dotted around the picturesque countryside. Orange and lemons trees as far as you can see, mixed with Pine, olive and almond

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I have already written earlier A to Z posts on Almeria, Granada & The Costa Tropical, but this one is a general A to Z about the wonderful Andalusia. A place of so many contrasts and a difficult article to

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Andalusia is a place of contrast, beautiful architecture, vast expanses of wildlife, long white beaches and ancient monuments, it´s well worth visiting at any time of the year. Here´s how to make your trip a little more luxurious and unique. Accomodation There

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The province of Granada has a range of climates, from the alpine vegetation in the Sierra Nevada mountains right through to the tropical coastline of Motril, where winter temperatures average 15ºC. The Costa Tropical is a fantastic location for Water sports and also for discovering the local

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Alcaiceria – The streets just off of Bib Rambla square, it´s name derives from the arab term al-qaysariya, meaning a commercial area, it was founded in the XIV century and it´s one of my favourite areas of the city. Bañuelo on the

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The markets in Southern Spain often have produce that looks amazing but you may be unsure how to prepare it. Here´s a guide to seasonal produce in Andalusia.   Name in Spanish:        Chirimoya Known in English as:  Custard Apple In Season:                    

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