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What to Do On the Costa del Sol in July

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During July and August the social calendar in Puerto Banus and Marbella can be grueling. There are simply parties every night of the week from pool parties and weekly club nights to anniversaries, openings and festivals. Here we’ve picked out the biggest and best of what to do on the Costa del Sol during July.

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Summer Club Nights in Puerto Banus

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Want to hit the clubs but need to know what’s on and when? Well, here’s our guide to the regular summer club nights in Puerto Banus...

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What to Do on the Costa del Sol in June

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Best Summer Pool Parties in Marbella

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When you come to Marbella on holiday, you want to know where the hottest and most happening parties are. Some of this uber-glam resort's best summer events are the daytime pool parties, where you can show off your hot bod in the fabulous Spanish sunshine while frolicking in the crystal-clear water with loads of beautiful people, accompanied by the finest tunes. Here we pick out a few of the very best summer pool parties in Marbella for 2014...

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What to Wear in Marbella

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Summer holiday booked? The next thing on the list will almost certainly be the holiday wardrobe. Buying holiday clothes is probably the best sort of shopping as it adds to the apprehension of those well-earned days off.

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Being on holiday is all about treating yourself: you’ve worked hard and long for this time away from the daily grind and a week or two doing exactly what you want is just the ticket to make it all feel like it’s worth it. Part and parcel of a holiday is to do a bit of consuming, from eating out to day trips via pampering and perhaps the odd bit of retail therapy, too.

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Best Spas in Marbella

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Getting together with the girls doesn’t happen as often as we’d all like, so when a friend is getting married it’s the perfect excuse to leave the men, children and work behind for a long weekend. If you’ve chosen to kick back and let your hair down in Puerto Banus on the Costa del Sol then one thing is for sure: a list of the best spas is a must as they’re particularly good in the area. So, to ensure total rest, relaxation and a return to normality with a spring in your step, check out one of our pick of the best spas in Marbella for a hen retreat…

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Best Day Trips from Marbella

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There are so many beautiful towns and villages to visit on the Costa del Sol that you would need months to see them all. To help narrow it down a bit, here are a few of our favourite easy day trips from Marbella and what to do while you’re there.

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April on the Costa del Sol can be hit and miss weather-wise: it's the transitional month from spring to summer and it can have glorious sunshine and temperatures in the low 20s celsius or on cloudy or rainy days it can drop to as low as 12 celsius.

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Marbella in the summer is all about three things: parties, parties and more parties. Here's a rundown of some of 2014's best opening parties to kick-start the season...

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Semana Santa 2014 in Malaga Province

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Semana Santa is the highlight of the religious calendar in Spain. Meaning ‘Holy Week’ in Spanish, it’s the last week of Lent, the week immediately before Easter. As a public holiday, this means one thing in Spain: fiesta time!

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Six Top Towie Marbella Spots

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What to Do on a March Break on the Costa del Sol

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Spring has sprung on the Costa del Sol, so here are a few of our picks of what to do on a March break…

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February 14th is right around the corner. And if you really want to impress that special somebody this year, reserve a table at one of our pick of the best Valentine's Day restaurants on the Costa del Sol...

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Southern Spanish Fiestas

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There are so many things that southern Spain is famous for: flamenco, food and drink, fabulous historic sites like the La Alhambra, world heritage cities, sangria and wine, siestas... One thing’s for sure, though: the Spanish know how to throw a party. Spanish fiestas (or ferias) are not just an excuse for having a good time; they’re also one of the very best ways to gain a glimpse of real Spanish culture.

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What to Do on the Costa del Sol in January

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Thought the Costa del Sol was just a summer destination? Not a bit of it – there’s plenty going on at any time of year. Here’s our pick of what to do on the Costa del Sol in January…

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Puerto Banus & Marbella New Year’s Eve Parties 2013

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Of all the towns on the Costa del Sol, no one knows how to party quite like Marbella. And with the festive season firmly upon us, now’s the time to get your New Year’s Eve plans made.

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Celebrating Christmas in Spain

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As with anywhere else, celebrating Christmas in Spain comes with its own traditions. The Christmas period begins on 8th December with the national holiday for the Immaculate Conception, and the festivities go on until 6th January, the Epiphany.

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Things to Do on a Large Family Holiday in Marbella

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When booking a holiday as a family for a special occasion, the tough decisions quickly start to mount up. Where to go and what to do? Weighing up the cost with what everyone would like and marking the occasion appropriately can be a heavy burden. Whether the occasion is a special birthday or anniversary or simply an overdue large family holiday these things need careful consideration to get it just right.

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Ideas for the Best Hen or Stag Weekend in Marbella

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One thing we’ve noticed over the past few years is the notable rise in group bookings to celebrate hen and stag dos. We love catering for groups as there’s nothing like a hotel full of people who are here to celebrate something special.

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