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Obstinate Costas

By Martin Myall

On Monday the first of October, heavy machinery will start ripping up La Herradura's sports area on the beach unless Costas has a change of heart before then. »

Tourism Increase

By David Darby

With overnight stays up by 3.2% to 502,566. The average stay also increased to five days. All of which is up on the figures for 2017, which is pretty good as these figures don't include August, it's just up to the end of July. »

Local School Improvement Works

By David Darby

In our case it's Rio Verde in Almuñécar, so we were pleased to see municipal workers giving the place a bit of a spruce up, including refreshing the exterior paintwork, before the new term begins. »

La Herradura Bay Swim

By David Darby

A swimmer from Malaga, Alejandro Castaño Chacón, of the Fuengirola Swimming Club won the XIX La Herradura Across the Bay Swim in the incredible time of 27 minutes and 48 seconds, and not a jellyfish in sight! »

La Herradura Kayak Rescue

By David Darby

The Guardia Civil Maritime Rescue Service was called into action yesterday, just off La Herradura, when a young woman of 23 years found herself in all sorts of trouble with her kayak. »

Deceased Englishman Found

By David Darby

The body of an Englishman was discovered this morning in a premises in La Herradura. The Almuñécar Policía Local were contacted by worried neighbours, who hadn't seen him for about a week. »

Unhealthy Flotsam Trails?

By Martin Myall

Sitting on Salobreña beach you can be forgiven for thinking that we were back in the 80s because the unwholesome-looking scum was making its way to the shore. »

Lifeguards Signing Off

By David Darby

Lifeguard cover for Almuñécar and La Herradura will cease this Sunday. So, take good care when taking a dip, and keep a close eye on those kiddywinks! »

La Herradura Bay Swim Tale

By David Darby

(WSF) We've seen, both in the news and on social media, the spectacle that is the La Herradura, across-the-bay swim. But can we really imagine what it's like? So, we asked competitor Kim Harwood. »

Blue Zone Ends

By David Darby

Just a quick reminder that, as from yesterday 1st September, the Blue Zone parking areas on the Almuñécar/La Herradura seafronts are no longer in operation. »

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