5 Andalusian expressions that you have to know before going to Spain
If you decide to venture in any Andalusian province, you will notice that they use many local slang words. For this reason, even if your level of Spanish is native, it can be difficult to hold a conversation. Therefore, today we bring you some basic expressions to help you follow conversations with a little more ease. 1. Mi arma “My soul” (love) Arma, which means “weapon”, actually means alma (soul). The “L” is replaced by an “R” in this accent. Mi arma is an expression used in everyday conversation and is a term of affection. It is used mostly in the city of Seville. Eg. […]
Dishes of the Costa Brava that you must try
Gastronomy is really at the centre of every culture, as it is deeply rooted in its history and traditions. There is no doubt that if you really want to get to know a culture, you should start by trying its cuisine and discover its delicious traditional dishes! Along the hundred kilometres of promenade that make up the Costa Brava you will find several charming traditional restaurants where you will really have the opportunity to pamper your palate. Most of these restaurants are specialized in fried fish, “suquet de peix”, local Mediterranean lobster, chicken, snails, “negre” rice, seafood and sea urchins. […]
Celebrate Medplaya Pez Espada’s 60th anniversary with us!
This year MedPlaya Pez Espada turns 60 and we’re celebrating it! It all goes back to 31st May 1959, when the Hotel Pez Espada opened its doors for the first time. Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor or Ernest Hemingway are just some of the figures that marked some of the most emblematic moments of the hotel. Thus, for 10 years, the hotel became the flagship of Malaga’s hotel industry. Currently, the hotel has 205 rooms after an extension carried out in 1988 and due to the refurbishment made at the beginning of the century, it was possible to recover characteristic elements […]
Prepare your holidays in Spain
When you visit a destination for the first time, it is essential to plan the trip well in advance. If you are considering visiting Spain and its fantastic coastline, we will try and answer some of the most frequently asked questions by first-time visitors. What is the best time to travel to Spain? Spain enjoys one of the best climates in Europe for most of the year. However, the best time to visit the Spanish coast is between May and October, when the summer weather invades the streets and the beaches are the best escape to fight the heat . […]