Marbella news items2022-03-09T16:27:02+01:00
2909, 2022

ANDALUCIAN GOVERNMENT SCRAPS WEALTH TAX TO ATTRACT MORE INVESTMENT

The president of the Andalucian government, Juanma Moreno, announced that from this week there will no longer be a wealth tax applied for holders of assets more than 700.000 euros, as has been the case so far. It was estimated that the new move will attract 7000 new high-income residents. [...]

1609, 2022

WORLD’S LARGEST WOODEN SAILING SHIP VISITS MALAGA FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Götheborg is the largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship in the world. It has sailed into Malaga port on the 1th of September 2022 as part of the celebration "Malaga Cruise Days", and will be docked until next Monday. More information about the event can be found here: https://www.malagaport.eu/malaga-cruise-days/ . [...]

409, 2022

MALAGA GOLFER ANA PELAEZ FINISHES 2ND IN ARAMCO SERIES EVENT IN SOTOGRANDE

Ana Pelaez, a skilled Malaga golfer, finished in joint second place in golf competition played at Sotogrande's La Reserva Golf, as part of the Aramco Team Series tournament. The early poor perfarmance of the Malagueña team did not discourage her and pressed on, never going over par and keeping the [...]

1308, 2022

SILICON COSTA DEL SOL KEEPS EXPANDING ITS WORLDWIDE APPEAL

Many large corporate names, like Vodafone and Google, have already established research centres in Malaga's technological centre, creating thousands of quality jobs. This trend is increasing continuously, attracted by the low-cost of labour, lifestyle quality, and solid infrastructure. The innovation hub of Malaga is a magnet for professionals and enterprises [...]

1607, 2022

ANCIENT BATTLESHIP IN SAN PEDRO TO BE TURNED INTO A TOURIST DIVING SITE

A shipwreck off the coast of San Pedro, believed to be from the 1700s, has had a new plan approved to be properly investigated and converted into an important site for scuba enthusiasts. There are several hypotheses surrounding the sinking of this ship, the largest on record in the area. [...]

2705, 2022

NEW ITALIAN HIGH SPEED TRAINS TO CONNECT MALAGA AND MADRID

An Italian company, Frecciarossa (Red Arrow), will provide high-speed trains to run along the Spanish AVEs in 2023. The transport companies Ilsa and Iryo are the first private enterprises to operate these new lines. Current testing is taking place between Malaga and Cordoba, with the intention being to connect Malaga [...]

2204, 2022

SPECTACULAR TOURISM NUMBERS FOR EASTER WEEK IN COSTA DEL SOL

Hotel occupancy rates in Andalucia have risen to 90% during the Easter week, according to the Tourism Minister Juan Marin. Eleven cruise ships have arrived in Malaga port with the Norwegian Epic cruiser stealing the show last Thursday. The tourists have taken advantage of the lifting of restrictions in Europe [...]

1704, 2022

IMPRESSIVE BAROQUE CHURCH IN MALAGA FROM THE 16TH CENTURY FULLY RESTORED

Numerous Malaga churches have been recently rediscovered as points of cultural tourism interest. The latest one to be restored by the Urban Rehabilitation office of malaga is the church of Los Santos Martires, dating from 1519, decorated with more than 30 Baroque paintings and murals. Malaga is home to numerous [...]

1404, 2022

EXCLUSIVE MARBELLA RESTAURANT INTRODUCES WHISKEY EXPERIENCE NIGHTS

The Nobu Hotel restaurant in Marbella's Golden Mile is offering spirited culinary experiences every Thursday evening involving a creative tasting menu designed by Executive Chef Eleni Manousou. It features Japanese whiskey from the Suntory distillery and paired with signature cocktails. Classic Japanese delicacies can be savoured, ending with a unique [...]

1703, 2022

INCREASING NUMBER OF WORLDWIDE CRUISES INCLUDE MALAGA AS A DESTINATION

More and more luxury cruise ships are adding the Malaga area in their itineraries, according to several companies brochures for 2023 and 2024. The first of these cruises will be arriving on 8th April 2023 from Florida. 5 more luxury ocean liners will be arriving thereafter, including famous icons like [...]

903, 2022

THE ATP CHALLENGER TENNIS TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD IN PUENTE ROMANO, MARBELLA

Last week Puente Romano Beach Resort hosted the highly anticipated first round of Davis Cup qualifiers with a match between Spain and Romania on March 4th and 5th. It was played as a tribute to Manolo Santana, four-time Grand Slam winner and former director of our tennis club Puente Romano. [...]

2602, 2022

THE RENOVATION WORKS BEGIN ON NOVAK DJOKOVIC’S VILLA IN MARBELLA

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, world number one, bought a luxury villa in the municipality of Sierra Blanca last year after previously renting it. Now the renovation work has started on the 4000 square meter 9 bedroom villa. The villa is close to Puente Romano, where the tennis star usually [...]