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Iguana Playa, Almuñécar

The lads at Iguana Playa (Taramay, Almuñécar) tell us that they will be opening everyday, instead of closing Mondays, from the beginning of June on.

Vintage Cars of Granada

Wowzers! Many residents were left with crinks in their necks at the end of April, after craning to get a good look at the convoy of shiny automobiles cruising through town. In celebration of ‘25 years of routes,’ the Veteran Automobile Club of Granada was showing off in good-old-fashioned style by circling the province in…

Interview: Juan Carlos Benavides (Mayor)

TSG: Last month there was lots of ‘turbulence’, so what we would like to do is put over your take on things.
JCB: OK, let’s go
TSG: There were many people that didn’t agree – did not understand why – the road works on the Avenida de Andalucía had to start just before Semana Santa. We put in last months Gazette that we had spoken with the Town Hall engineer who said that Almuñécar was tied to a start date as far as the grant was concerned. Could you add anything to this?

Tartana Terrace Time!

Summer is very nearly upon us, and we are already enjoying sunny days and warm weather, and where could be better to spend those warm afternoons, than on the terraces of La Tartana in Urb. San Nicolás, La Herradura.

About Arboreum

What about Arboreum? Well, this classy interior design shop in Almuñécar has moved… but not very far. In fact, just a few doors down from where they used to be, and I can even give you really good directions!

La Ventura Latest

The Ed and I found ourselves in La Ventura the other day, and during the course of our chat Rafa told us they are going to have a Bolero evening every Saturday, from 21.00. Sounds like a very relaxing and enjoyable evening out to me.

The Language Tree

Have you had Spanish lessons yet? Have you tried to learn, but just felt it was all too difficult? Well, you obviously have given the lovely people at The Language Tree in Almuñécar a go!

Los Laureles News

Many of us have enjoyed Marks ‘walk through’ the continents menus. So I asked him, as we have now been around the world, would that be the end of our Friday treats at Los Laureles.

Judith Reason Exhibition!

Let May be the month of art! Another not to miss exhibition opening on the 9th will be the fabulous Judith Reason, showcasing a selection of her paintings and sculptures in Carmar gallery in Almuñécar.

Art in the Square

Having a coffee in the main square is just about to get a little bit more colourful. From May the 2nd to the 31st resident artist, Gina Brown, will be displaying some of her abstract landscape paintings in Bar El Meson.