Our Best Luxury Villas for Christmas & New Year

Here at The Luxury Villa Collection we understand the anguish of coming to terms with a long cold winter ahead. But you needn’t worry; there is a way to effectively remedy those summer blues, and that is to simply plan another holiday. The sun-soaked Costa del Sol is ideal for a Christmas break to escape from the depressing perma-gloom of chillier climes. While beaches are probably out – for all but the hardiest of…

Unmissable Restaurants in La Herradura & Almuñecar

Teeming with lively restaurants, laid-back chiringuitos and elegant fine dining, there’s a restaurant to suit every palate in Almuñecar and La Herradura. Alongside regional delicacies and an abundance of seafood, you’ll find stylish eateries serving Japanese, Asian fusion and modern European dishes. We’ve pulled together a few of our favourites. Buen provecho! Sardinia Ideal for lunch or dinner with family or friends to eat…

Essential Things to Do in Madrid in a Day

Madrid is an eclectic, cosmopolitan city where tradition meets modernity. From bars and cafés where abuelitas make croquetasby hand, to some of the finest gastronomic delicacies in the world; underground art exhibits to renowned European collections; incredible green spaces to awe-inspiring architecture… So, where to start? Madrid in a day is a challenge—there’s so much to see. But we’ve compiled the best of the best to…

Your Guide to Sotogrande

Sotogrande has friends in high places. From musicians and A-list movie stars to former UK prime ministers – and even a royal polo fan or two – it’s been the luxury resort of choice for some of the world’s more discrete rich and famous types for many years now. It’s an unusual place, too. It’s not a ‘town’ in the strictest sense of the word, but is actually a privately owned, and rather exclusive residential complex. As…

Things to do in Santander

Santander has long been a favourite with the Madrid-set in search of sandy beaches and great gastronomy. Increased air and sea connections mean the city is garnering international attention and it’s easy to see why. Wondering what to do when you get here? 1. See Centro Botin This brand-new art centre designed by star architect Renzo Piano (who designed the Shard in London, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris with Richard Rogers) has…

Best Santander Beaches

Santander city on the Northern coast of Spain is home to 13 beaches – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg as the region of Cantabria boasts another 80 and each is prettier than the last. We’ve shortlisted 14 beaches to whet your appetite for the golden sand and refreshing waves amidst the green countryside that is so sought after by Spanish holidaymakers! 1. Los Peligros Beach in Santander The closest Santander beach to…

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