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How to order the perfect coffee in southern Spain
How to order the perfect coffee in Southern Spain? Question: so what do a Three-phase, a Cloud and a Shadow all have in common? Answer: they are all types of coffee in Spain! It may come as a...
Casa Olea boutique B&B Spain - our 10 years in Andalucia
Our Andalucian Journey… From Credit Crunch to COVID-19 In search of the good life in Spain / Lockdown at Casa Olea: Nature is happy / A view of Tourism post COVID-19. At a time when we should be...
Medieval castle at Luque in the Sierras Subbeticas Andalucia
The Last Frontier of Al Andalus Not content with just one wall, President Trump has urged Spain to build one along the length of the Sahara, as a solution to Europe´s migrant crisis. Clearly a...
Dark Sky astro tourism Lonely Planet travel trends photo Denis Belitsky Shutterstock
July marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission , when man first walked on the Moon. To celebrate, we have set up some special stargazing and lunar observation activities here at Casa Olea,...
Summer road trip ideas Algarve and Andalusia
Southern Spain & Portugal road trip Route: Faro to Granada (10 days to 2 weeks) - Faro, Tavira, Rio Formosa National Park, Seville, Córdoba, Sierras Subbéticas National Park, Granada. Best for:...
Stargazing in olive groves of Andalusia at agriturismo B&B
Looking to do something different for New Year´s Eve ...? Head inland from Malaga to experience rural Andalucia for a long weekend amongst the olive groves and mountains of the Sierras Subbeticas,...
View of the Mezquita from the Roman bridge in Cordoba Andalusia
Marking the 25th anniversary of Spain´s World Heritage Cities group and 2018 being the European Year of Cultural Heritage , this Saturday 15 September has been declared Noche del Patrimonio or World...
Caliphate City of Medina Azahara Cordoba new UNESCO World Heritage Site
Medina Azahara declared World Heritage Site The ancient Califate City of Medina Azahara near Cordoba has been included in the new UNESCO World Heritage List, announced in Manama (Bahrain) yesterday,...
Alhambra view Granada Spain from Tadeo Jones film
Andalucia, a film setting for family adventures Family-friendly movies Ferdinand and Tadeo Jones 2 both set in Andalucia , Spain. Tadeo Jones 2, the Hero returns. UK & Ireland release 09 February...
best destinations for stargazing in spain europe
We´re one of the best stargazing hotels in Spain… We are delighted to share that Casa Olea has been given “ Starlight Hotel ” status by the Starlight Foundation . This basically means Casa Olea is...

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