Top 5 beaches for disabled people in Costa del Sol

Disabled people can perfectly enjoy the beaches of Málaga. Safety has always been a primary concern for authorities when it comes to managing the beaches that make the Costa del Sol so famous. In recent years, however, city councils have realised that stationing lifeguards and first aid huts along beaches is only the beginning when it comes to ensuring the safety of beachgoers. It is equally important to make sure that beaches are safe and fun environments for people with disabilities also, and in this regard, the Costa del Sol is making every effort to bring its beaches up to standard. Here are 5 of the best examples.

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Top 5 Beaches for the disabled in Costa Blanca

Adapted beaches for disabled people. A day out on the beach is such a universal pleasure that it is a shame, if not a disgrace, that up until relatively recently it was all but impossible for disabled people to really enjoy the experience. Thankfully, in recent years and decades as city authorities have come under pressure to ensure that beaches are made open to all citizens and tourists it has spurred anexplosion in aquatic and beach-going aids and supports meaning that beaches have become far more inclusive places than they used to be. These facilities are widely available on the more popular beaches around Spain, so this list of the Costa Blanca´s best beaches for the disabled is by no means exhaustive.

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Marbella Sunset - Photo by: Hernan Piñera

5 things to do when visiting Marbella

If a German prince hadn´t decided to buy some land in the obscure fishing village where his car broke down in 1946 it is likely that few people outside of Spain would have heard of the name Marbella. As it happens, he did, and soon began inviting his A-list celebrity friends to visit him there – think Ava Gardner, Cary Grant, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn. The Finca in which he hosted them became the Marbella club in 1954, the first of many luxury hotels that would become synonymous with the city that grew up around it. To this day the lustre hasn´t worn off and Marbella remains a showcase for the lifestyles of the rich and famous.

Not everybody can afford to buy in Marbella but as a tourist destination it does have something for everybody, not matter your budget…

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Benahavís - Photo by: Pablo Monteagudo

Top 10 things to love about Benahavís

Benahavís is one of the towns that makes people swoon when they just hear its name. To many it is the most picturesque town in Andalucía, which is saying a lot for a region which is famous for its immaculate and white-washed villages festooned with colourful hanging plants. So what makes Benahavís so special? Here are Sonneil´s top 10 things to love about Benahavís. Seguir leyendo

5 Traditional festivals not to be missed on Costa Blanca

Whether if you live in Spain or just come to visit, there are at least 5 traditional festivals you have to know and visit in Costa Blanca. Summer is high-season, so you will be able to find party and celebrations almost in every town of Alicante. As we cannot assist to all of them, here you have our 5 most favorite ones:

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Costa del Sol, an all-year-round golfer’s paradise ☼

Costa del Sol is also known as Costa del Golf and there is a good reason for that. There are ca. 60 golf courses located along this sought-after stretch of coastline, of which 4 are ranked in the Top 10 in Europe:  Valderrama Golf Club, San Roque Golf Club, La Reserva and Los Naranjos. These golf courses have been designed by renowned names such as Severiano Ballesteros, Robert Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Dave Thomas. But let me tell you that it is not only the high quality of the golf courses themselves what attracts golfers from all around the world to this area.

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Estepona: the New Golden Mile

Estepona is a thriving town nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and Sierra Bermeja range. Well known as part of the “New Golden Mile” of Costa del Sol, Estepona has turned into one of the most exclusive towns in Costa del Sol.  The New Golde Mile is the name given to the area between San Pedro del Alcántara and Estepona, a new expanding area where nature and luxury meet. One of the advantages of this area, is that its development has been carefully planned, without any high-rise constructions and respecting the environment.

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