Sunday, June 21, 2009

Andalusia holidays are getting even better

Spanish tourism authorities are planning to promote southern Spain as a city-break destination that is perfect for villa holidays, it has been claimed.

According to Typically Spanish, Andalusia authorities had invested 2.1 million to make its beaches immaculate and even bring in some new soft white sand to top it all off and nearly 300,000 cubic meters of sand is to be used in the project. Other developments include a new terminal and runway at the Pablo Picasso airport, which is expected to be completed by 2010. The port area in the city will also be restored and a new harbor terminal will be fashioned to attract large cruise liners to dock at Malaga.

According to Euro Weekly reports, Plan de Seguridad Vial 2008 has been given the go-ahead by Malaga's provincial government, with around 300,500 euros set aside for road improvements in the regions of Antequera, Valle del Guadalhorce, la Serrania de Ronda and the region of Axarquia.

Meanwhile, Andalusia recently received the Best Golf Destination in Europe award at the International Golf Travel Market in Marbella, according to the Spanish Tourist Office.

According to Severiano Ballesteros, The most famous course in the region is Valderrama Golf Club in Cadiz and it is ideal for playing golf all year-round with impressive fairways as well as its warm climate and stunning scenery. Other notable courses in the region include Monte Mayor Golf Course and La Quinta Golf and Country Club.