Thursday, 27 April, 2017

Travel

A CARBON-NEUTRAL Huelva hotel has won the TripAdvisor platinum level GreenLeader award for 2015. La Posada de San Marcos, in the Sierra de Aracena natural park, became one of the first hotels in Andalucia to...

Ecological chlorination, zero gardening and mineral-based paints are just three sustainable eco-innovations adopted

Day-long walks exploring the Trevelez and Poqueira valleys, the mountain peaks and Granada are just some of the many highlights

More than 82,000 votes were cast in the selection of the top seven Spanish destinations, from an original shortlist of 20

Wild swimming in lakes, reservoirs and waterfalls is one of the best ways to enjoy the region’s natural untamed landscape

Spain, with its solar and wind power, green retreats and eco-friendly tour options has been a forerunner in advocating greener holidays

The Spanish sun is one of the main factors being blamed for a massive surge in cases of skin cancer among Brits

Crystal-clear waters, pink-tinted coral and golden sands have won a Spanish paradise a place in the world’s top ten beaches.

15 beaches have lost their blue flags, with the most commonly cited problems being the lack of lifeguards, and issues of cleanliness

The SGR 242, an 80km path connecting Periana and Nerja, has been developed by local businesses in an attempt to boost tourism and attract foreign visitors to the area

Looking for something a little different? A place where the environment is conserved, not abused? Well, this selection of some of Andalucia’s best green retreats should give you some food for thought…

There is a clear Arab influence in Comares – which comes from the Arabic word for castle, Qumarix – with at least three original Moorish arches towering over the streets
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