Puerto Banús has this week launched a strategic development plan in which economic development, social equity and environmental protection converge as part of the Sustainable Marina concept. This is the objective set by the port's management for the
...four in Cadiz province are: Alcalá del Valle, El Bosque, Puerto Serrano and Ubrique; the three in Seville province: Los Corrales, Martín de la Jara and El Palmar de Troya; the two in Cordoba province are: Benamejí and Palenciana; the one in Huelva ... Salar, Santa Fe, Villa de Otura and Villamena; six in Huelva province: Almonte, Bonares, Cartaya, Lucena del Puerto, Rociana del Condado and Santa Olalla del Cala; and nine in Jaén province: Alcalá la Real, Canena, Fuerte del Rey, Linares, Navas de San ... Juan, Porcuna, Quesada, Santisteban del Puerto and Villarrodrigo.
In Malaga province there are two: Alfarnate and Sierra de Yeguas; and 11 in Seville province: Alcalá del Río, Castilleja del Campo, El Cuervo, El Garrobo, Guillena, Isla Mayor, La
Luxury may be ageless but in Puerto Banús they have come to the conclusion that it is a case of renew yourself or die. The company which holds the concession for the port, which aspires to be recognised as the most luxurious on the Mediterranean, ... specific audience: millennials. Puerto Banús wants to connect with young potential clients, but not all young people: just those who are able to pay for the designer brands in the port's main shopping street and those who will be in that situation in the ... future.
With that in mind, they have turned to somebody who meets both requirements, being young and for whom money is not a problem. Núñez Insausti describes her differently. Lady Kitty Spencer, he says, reflects the values of Puerto Banús,
...in the province (the other is in El Corte Inglés in Puerto Banús).
The second, Philipp Plein brings men's and women's products with a rocker aesthetic; and the third, Façonnable, is a high-end men's and women's clothing brand founded in Nice.
The new restrictions on non-essential businesses across Andalucía has had unexpected consequences on the roads in Marbella.
Kilometres-long tailbacks have been frequently reported on the A-7 between San Pedro and Puerto Banús as workers in retail
The American Hyatt luxury hotel chain plans to land in Marbella on Spain's Costa del Sol very soon.
And it will do so in a newly built 250-bedroom hotel that will be built on site north of Puerto Banús, in the Nueva Andalucía area, at kilometre ... total, the project will occupy an area of 90,400 square metres, a large portion of it is undeveloped land, in one of the most sought-after sectors of the municipality due to its strategic location, near the motorway and a short distance from Puerto Banús.
An investigation was immediately launched, which bore fruit only hours after the complaint was received.
Police quickly discovered her location and found the victim on a terrace near the club during a raid.
The victim told the National
A new law change approved by the Junta de Andalucía brings mixed news for the concession holders of the Puerto Banús marina.
On the one hand it will end the uncertainty over the length of the contract, confirmed at 75 years, but that places the
...registering a rate more than 1,000 are Alcalá del Valle, Benaocaz, El Bosque, El Gastor, Puerto Serrano and Ubrique in Cadiz province; Ferreira, Cijuela, Benamaurel, Escúzar and Nigüelas in Granada province; Alboloduy and Santa Cruz de Marchena in Almeria ... Bartolomé de la Torre and Santa Olalla del Cala; and nine in Jaén province - Pozo Alcón, Bedmar y Garcíez, Linares, Alcalá la Real, Arquillos, Porcuna, Santisteban del Puerto, Valdepeñas de Jaén and Higuera de Calatrava.
In Malaga province there are five -
The state of alarm brought with it quiet on the area's highways. However, it wasn't to last.
Last weekend, the habitual tailbacks on the A-7 between San Pedro Alcántara and Puerto Banús returned, with queues in both directions from the tunnel.
Police have been searching inside the fire-damaged Sisu Boutique Hotel in Puerto Banús this week, looking for clues as to the cause of the devastating blaze there last Friday morning. A 30-year-old French guest died in the dramatic fire, visible ... reports speculating over the causes of the fire.
The dawn blaze at the Sisu Hotel, alongside the A-7 motorway between Puerto Banús and San Pedro, produced an enormous ball of fire and smoke that could be seen for kilometres.
Fire, ambulance and police
A blaze at the Hotel Sisu in Puerto Banús early on Friday morning produced an enormous ball of fire and smoke that could be seen for kilometres.
Fire, ambulance and police services were called to the scene.
The hotel and adjoining building had
In 1998, Puerto Rican Government accepted a 92-metre-tall 600-tonne bronze Columbus as a gift from Russia and spent a couple of million dollars in public funds to bring it to the island and to store it in the western coastal city of ... Spain, especially to Andalucía. Not only did the Russians donate the Columbus egg, but they also gave Marbella another bronze man by Tsereteli, this one with arms extended towards the sea, called La Victoria, that is now a landmark in Puerto Banús. Both
With the coronavirus pandemic wiping out more usual streams of income, Puerto Banús is turning to nautical tourism as a way to boost activity in the absence of the usual influx of visitors this high season.
Marinas de Andalucía, the association
Since its ostentatious opening on 18 May 1970, the luxury marina Puerto José Banús has become a jet-set playground framed with world renowned designer boutiques, stylish bars and restaurants and glamorous nightclubs. The legendary Marbella ... restaurateur, Italian Paolo Ghirelli, considers himself as a native of Puerto Banús. One of the picturesque corners of the iconic Ribera wharf is named after him by the locals.
Paolo, how did you come to settle on the Costa del Sol?
Quite suddenly. Just ... before Christmas 1969 I moved to Marbella. I fell in love with the place and settled in the Old Town - Casco Antiguo. But when the first apartment buildings in Puerto Banus were ready, I moved from the centre of Marbella and I have lived in this
Puerto de la Torre. Maribel García was one of the first cases in Malaga. “She was really bad, but she wasn’t admitted to hospital”. Maribel, a dental hygienist, had heard that people were on ventilators in hospital and she was very scared.
Owners and tenants of business premises in Puerto Banús have met again in their ongoing dispute with the company that owns the concession to operate the luxury marina. They are angry at what they see as price hikes in fees to operate outdoor
...closure; while in the province of Almeria this measure will be ordered in the municipalities of Adra, Albanchez, Alcolea, Bentarique, Fines, Paterna del Río, Pulpí and Santa Cruz de Marchena.
In Cadiz, Alcalá del Valle, Bornos and Puerto Serrano will have
Benalmádena council has expressed its confidence that it will be able to continue running the iconic Puerto Marina. After a 2014 ruling limited port concessions to 30 years, its concession is set to expire next year.
However, the town hall, in
A Belgian man has recovered his 200,000-euro watch which was swiped from his wrist by a 28-year-old Spanish national in Puerto Banús.
He chased after the thief and, during a struggle, the thief fell to the ground, knocking himself unconscious.
The quick reactions of a vigilant shop assistant stopped a coordinated group of criminals, attempting to rob a Marbella jeweller's, in its tracks.
A Colombian man and two women, aged 27, 37 and 48, were arrested when their plan to distract the emp
An eight-metre long whale weighing 7,000 kilos was found three miles off the coast of Marbella last Friday, after a sighting by Salvamento Marítimo.
The animal was moved to La Bajadilla port, where various tests were carried out to determine its c
Puerto Banús has kicked off its 50th birthday celebrations and is keen to get its message across to a younger and more international audience.
To achieve this goal, bosses have chosen British model Kitty Spencer as ambassador for the anniversary ... year. Spencer is the niece of the late Diana, Princess of Wales and is seen as a fashion icon and important influencer. She is the daughter of the Earl of Spencer and his first wife.
The managing company at Puerto Banús wants to use 29-year-old ... Puerto Banús will be a programme of events and activities in conjunction with luxury brands.
Spencer was the face of Bulgari in 2018 and previously worked with Dolce & Gabbana. She became a full-time model in 2015.
Puerto Banús also wants to use its
On 14 February 1779, the Cadiz town of Puerto de Santa María was the scene of a devastating accident in which hundreds lost their lives.
It was carnival Sunday but that year the celebrations had an even more exciting element - the opening of the ... new San Alejandro bridge that crossed the River Guadalete. The bridge was designed to improve communications in the area and boost the movement of goods between El Puerto de Santa María and Cadiz city and beyond.
The instructions to build the bridge
...of an existing landing quay in the central Puerto Deportivo marina that will allow shuttle boats to dock from cruise ships anchored offshore.
Building work is expected to start in November and take two months. The work will allow boats up to 30
A project to build 1,900 homes in Torrox has been reinitiated a decade after it was pulled due to Spain's financial crisis.
Puerto Narixa is located near the historic centre of Torrox and on the border with neighbouring Nerja.
The project was
Solandge is the latest floating palace to eclipse its neighbours in Puerto Banús marina. Measuring 85 metres long, and boasting three floors, the superyacht is ranked among the five most luxurious boats in the world.
Built in 2013 in the German
December 28th is not only the Day of the Innocents in Malaga, but also the date of one of the province's most famous and unusual festivals, the Fiesta Mayor de los Verdiales, in Puerto de la Torre. This year 28 traditional folk groups took part, ... Arroyo Conca, Raíces de Malaga and Primera de Comares, and the Montes category was won by Jotrón y Lomillas, Primera del Puerto and Santo Pítar. There were also prizes for the best dancing in the competition.
Public prosecutors are asking for a six-year sentence ahead of the trial of a British driver who fled a Puerto Banús beach party in terrifying style in May 2017.
Nine people were injured, five of them seriously, in the chain of fast-moving
Puerto Banús celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020 and is planning events and festivals all through the year, special activities in collaboration with luxury brands and a campaign aimed at 'millenials' to focus more of its attention on young ... people, especially via social media. The aim is to attract more tourism, not only to the port but to Marbella as a whole, says CEO Juan Nuñez Insausti.
Puerto Banús has always been popular with jet setters, but the 50th anniversary is seen as a turning
Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Algeciras and El Puerto de Santa María in Cádiz, as well as Roquetas de Mar in Almería. These stores will all undergo the same alterations as the Malaga branch, with the changes having already been made in Granada.
Many of the
San Pedro into two parts was built as cheaply as possible and has not done enough to solve the traffic problems in the area.
It is asking for the bypass and access roads to San Pedro and Puerto Banús to be widened, and also wants more parking to be
...the road, about 400 metres from the exit to Puerto Banús, he was faced with a Mercedes GLA 200, rented from a hire car company, being driven in the wrong-direction on the carriageway by the British woman described by sources as 35 years old and a
The Puerto Banús bullring prepares to unveil its facelift this weekend as it reopens as a venue for sports and cultural events.
Renamed Marbella Arena, the bullring will host a two-month programme of events before it closes again in October for
The captain and crew member of luxury yacht My Clansea, which is berthed in Puerto Banús, are on hunger strike after claiming they were unfairly dismissed following the death of the yacht's previous owner, a British multimillionaire.
...some scenes set in Puerto Banús were actually filmed in Cabopino Port.
He said: "We used Cabopino as we couldn't film down at Puerto Banús; it was just too busy. Because we were filming 1995, it was impossible to shoot there with all the cars."
Two local authors were invited to be the speakers at this month's meeting of the Costa Press Club, both giving insights into Marbella's iconic port.
Journalist Jorge Lemos, author of Puerto Banús: Historia de un Ambicioso Proyecto, spoke ... War, set in Puerto Banús and the Costa del Sol in the 90s.
The speaker, who was a writer and journalist before becoming well-known in southern Spain also as a restaurateur, said he was challenged to write a book by Lynda La Plante after they met on
It was difficult to know which way to turn for the biggest sign of opulence. Puerto Banús was destination of choice last weekend for the luxury playthings of four huge international fortunes.
Italian fashion designer, Roberto Cavalli arrived at ... yachts were joined by Shaf London, owned by the Saudi royal family. The vessel, which is 53-metres-long and has 13 cabins, is a regular in Puerto Banús.
An art theme on board
Another type of boat, in this case a sailing yacht, used and enjoyed by