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Costa Del Sol crowned best-value destination

Spain, Bali and Portugal have been voted the best-value winter sun destinations in a new report. With the autumn half-term soon to begin, holidaymakers should be heading to these three destinations, according to a winter sunshine report by The Post Office, and top of the list for value for money was the Costa del Sol in Spain. Prices have plummeted at popular European resorts, with destinations reducing their prices to attract tourism. Visitors are at last seeing their money go

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Happy holidays at one of the Costa del Sol’s most successful businesses

IT is easily one of the Costa del Sol’s most successful businesses. Catering for 1,900 guests in peak season – and rarely under 1,000 at any time of the year – Sunset Beach Club is one of the coast’s busiest hotels. And then come the weddings, with around two dozen in September alone. “We get over 80 a year and at €3,500 an event we think that is terrific value,” explains General Manager, Mark Wardell. It doesn’t seem much. But,

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Environmental groups concerned over oil prospecting in Costa del Sol

ENVIRONMENTAL groups are voicing their concern over the possibility of oil prospecting taking place in Costa del Sol due to the potential seismic risks involved. “It is one of the areas of the country with the highest seismic risk,” warned members of Greenpeace on Monday (October 20). “This project should be dismissed immediately, as well as the ones in the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Valencia, Tarragona and the Cantabric Sea,” said Greenpeace spokesman Julio Barea. Ignoring the seismic risk

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