Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Marbella's Nikki Beach

Every summer, Nikki Beach in Marbella provides a summer line-up of parties, fashions shows, concerts and champagne showers. During the daytime, Nikki Beach offers a relaxing atmosphere, its perfect for sunbathing whilst enjoying a cocktail and listening to the chillout tunes. At night, the beach becomes clubbers paradise, with an action-packed programme, including R&B, funky house, club classics, live musicans, beach bonfires and champagne showers.

Marbella is a popular Spanish holiday resort and is the most well-known resort on the Costa del Sol. Marbella is a chic and glamorous, which offers fantastic beaches, upmarket hotels, exclusive restaurants and vibrant nightlife. This Spanish holiday resort is often compared to St Tropez or Monte Carlo, as it attracts the rich and famous and the port of Marbella is home to numerous luxury yachts and cruisers.

The 7km long golden sandy beach in Marbella is the perfect setting to enjoy lazy days enjoying the wonderful sunshine in Costa del Sol. Watersports sailing, golf, tennis, hiking and bike riding are readily available if you want to be more energetic. There is also a beautiful promenade, which runs the stretch of the Marbella and is ideal for a leisurely stroll. The promenade is lined with various shops, bars and restaurants. Hidden behind this glamorous exterior is an authentic old town, home to Marbella's Andalucian and Moorish influences, such as the Moorish castle and the famous Orange Square. Here you will find narrow streets, flower-filled balconies and traditional tapas bars.

Nightlife within Marbella is provided by the exclusive restaurants, trendy bars and modern clubs. Restaurants serve everything from internation cuisine to traditional Spanish dishes. The nearby resort of Puerto Banus offers even more choice of exclusive casinos, all-night clubs and trendy bars.

Friday, 13 August 2010

Morocco Holidays and Marrakech City Breaks

Want to take a short break but fancy going somewhere a bit different to the normal European
destinations? Then why not try Morocco for a short city break? Morocco offers so much more than many sun destinations, and is perfect for a weekend getaway.

Marrakech is the second largest city in Morocco. It is a popular holiday destination with Europeans, as although it is in Africa, it is only a short flight away. Morocco is bursting with Arabic culture and charm, and is particularly evident in Marrakech.

Marrakech visitors are amazed by the city when they appear to be sent back in time. The streets are narrow, with hidden souks and souvenir shops. The bustling markets are full of herbs and spices and handmade crafts, including rugs and scarves. Marrakech has great examples of traditional architecture, adding a sense of mystery and beauty to the city.
Marrakech is home to many traditional carnivals, but also some more unusual events such as the Marrakech Salsa Festival and the Riad Art Expo.

The Moroccan city has a range of places to eat and drink, with small bars and restaurants offering traditional Moroccan food. Eat in the in-expensive cafes or up-market bistros. Accommodation in Marrakech varies from cheap guesthouses to exclusive hotels with beautiful pools. Cheap flights can be found right across to UK, directly to Marrakech. When it comes to visiting Marrakech, there's something to suit all pockets.

For more information visit the Morocco Official Tourism Website.

Friday, 6 August 2010

Portugal Family Holiday Guide recommend Portugal as a fantastic family holiday destination. Portugal has lots to offer families and is a popular sun holiday destination. Portugal's sunny climate, beautiful beaches and variety of attractions mean that families head to the country all year round.

Portugal has what most families seek in a summer holiday. Warms seas suitable for swimming, plenty of hotels to choose from, family friendly bars and restaurants plus a whole host of activities. Portugal is home to aquariums, theme parks, zoos plus much more. A family on holiday in Portugal will never be bored.

The southern Portuguese province of the Algarve is particularly popular with families. The Algarve sees year round sunshine and calm sea waters. It is a European paradise and is great for a relaxing family holiday. If you want a taste of adventure, take a trip on a jeep safari, enjoy a boat trip or go mountain biking through Portugal's scenic countryside.

Accommodation in Portugal ranges from small guesthouses to large hotel resorts with pools. Cheap flights can be found from many UK airports and because the flight time is only short, Portugal makes a great holiday destination for families.

For more information visit the Portugal Official Tourism Website.