Hot Living

Hot Living

La Concepción’s historic Mirador with its panoramic views over the city to the rugged Montes de Málaga.

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What began life in the 19th century as a private garden in Málaga – thanks to the Costa del Sol’s enviable climate, plenty of TLC and the skills of a gardener clearly inspired by the impressionist paintings of Monet – has grown into one of Europe’s most exquisite of Botanical Gardens.

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Alma: A futuristic fireplace perfect for a romantic bedroom setting. Palazzetti.

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With the Costa del Sol still basking in a glorious Indian summer in late October, it’s hard to believe that winter – or what passes for it in our coveted neck of the woods – is just around the corner. So to get body clocks into autumnal mode, we’ve put together a selection of our favourite all-time grates…

June 2011 Read more

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One of only a handful of physiotherapists in Spain whose patients are four-legged rather than two, Maaike Vanhouette has just set up home in Pizarra, the perfect base for her expanding Costa del Sol canine and equine practice.

June   2011                                                          Read more