May 6, 2019


7th-16th: Moors & Christians.  Events on the beach and parade through the town.

  14th:  Conquista

  15th:  Reconquista

  16th: Desfile de Gala

23rd: Corpus Christi.  Procession and Traditional Dance

23rd: Night of "San Juan". Fireworks and fun on the beach


January 6, 2019

As the three kings paid a visit, it may have been only 1C last evening and overnight but this Winter's day is wall to wall blue sky with the thermometer touching 18C. A great day for a walk along the coast with brunch along the way. Today we take in the beaches of Calp...

November 7, 2018

Now that the quiet season is upon us once again, it's time for some more maintenance. To keep the villa as presentable as possible we engaged a local firm for a top to bottom paint job. The whole of the villa, including wood and iron work and the boundary wall have a n...

January 4, 2018

Happy new year readers! The start of our twelfth, or is it thirteenth year in Spain? El tiempo pasada muy rapido!

Whilst we are in the quiet season thoughts turn to maintenance and this year the lounge roof is set for a makeover. Quite a few broken and dislodged tiles n...

November 22, 2017

Wow the sun is out and so are the Benissa council's tarmac gang. Great job! 

November 12, 2017

Wow, wow, wow! This is why we love Spain so much at this time of year. 23 degrees C and not a cloud in the Sky. A weekend of near perfect weather combined with some memorable golfing moments:

El Bosque in perfect condition. 6 pars on the back 9 including the shot of the...

October 17, 2017

As the summer season draws to a close it's time to turn our attention to maintenance inside and out. So a weekend of maintenance jobs follows visits to the wood yard and multiple trips to Pedros (aka our local version of B&Q).

First up integrating the bedroom light swit...

October 14, 2017

High summer feel in October, as the Mercury heads towads the high twenties, even the wildlife is heading for the pool. Which, still at 24C, is great way to cool down in the autumn heat.

September 28, 2017

After completing the divorce with HomeAway we're back online at Now you can book directly with us without paying HomeAway's booking fees.

Thankfully there's no need for Dreamweaver these days and updating is a lot easier with Wix's online site bui...

September 28, 2017

When it's not one of the 300 days of sunshine... it is certainly worth checking the forecast including the rainfall radar. The locals might advise: "If it's raining wait 5 minutes and the sun will be out". Alternatively if it's hammering down with Sahara sand leaden ra...

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