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YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PUERTO BANUS

Puerto-Banus-1Our Puerto Banus website is a source for all the information, news, events and other things to do in the Puerto Banus and Marbella area. Puerto Banus and Marbella now attracts over 5 million visitors each year. They come to enjoy the 320 days a year sunshine, top quality designer shops and every leisure activity possible. have the scoop on all VIP openings and events at your favourite Puerto Banus bars and restaurants. A guide for luxury yacht and car hire, shopping, property sales and the best places to eat and drink. If you’re just looking for a good place to eat, Puerto Banus hosts many great choices to meet every budget and culinary style.

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Da Bruno’s celebtrates 20th Anniversary

Bruno-y-Giuseppina-Filippone-propietarios-del-Grupo-Da-Bruno-Marbella City Hall awarded the owners, Bruno and Giuseppina Filippone, for their presence and their contribution towards improving Marbella’s gastronomic offer, as well as their commitment with its social, financial and touristic development. The award was given to them by the Mayor, Angeles Muñoz, at the Da Bruno Sul Mare Restaurant. As part of the 20th anniversary celebrations, Da Bruno held ‘A Night of Opera’ which Morris Bishop reports “left all 200 diners with an euphoric feeling of well being that is only rarely experienced.” Sopranos, Cristina Risueño and Claudia Serra, Bass-baritone Javier Moreno, with their mentor, the tenor, Pedro Barrientos, offered a “memorable evening.”

In Malaga, new heliports will boost emergency services

amarnath-yatra1The Junta has announced plans to build heliports in Alozaina, Campillos, Coin, Nerja and Velez-Malaga. These are designed to improve the speed and safety of evacuation of patients in emergency cases. Residents of the Axarquia, Guadalhorce valley and Guadalteba will benefit the most from the heliports. “In Malaga we continue to work to improve the public health services, not only with treatments and research but also with improved infrastructure,” said Jose Luis Ruiz Espejo, Malaga’s regional government representative.

Suarez laid to rest

kins--647x231Adolfo Suárez has gone down in history as the politician who managed, along with King Juan Carlos, to put everyone to work together – Francoists, conservatives, socialists, communists and nationalists – to create a democratic Spain after the death of the dictator.On Monday he managed to do the same thing: bring together politicians and institutions with their differences and quarrels, this time after his death. All the political groups represented in the Spanish parliament (with the exception of Amaiur and Esquerra), the prime minister and his cabinet, the opposition leader, the three living former prime ministers of the democracy, Felipe González, José María Aznar and José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, the former Catalan president, Jordi Pujol, and even the current Calatan leader, secession advocate Artur Mas, respectfully filed past the coffin of the man whose example and courage in the face of political adversity they all praised.

5 cruise ships meet in Malaga

cruises-from-malagaMalaga has added a new dimension to the experience of cruise ship passengers in the city. On Wednesday, for the first time ever, the luggage of passengers leaving cruise ships to fly home as well as that of those flying in to join a cruise was transported across the city without the passengers having to carry it themselves. The successful and minutely planned operation used 14 vehicles to transport 6,000 pieces of luggage across Malaga. Five thousand people were flown in and out of the city in 33 aeroplanes in the space of four hours. They were taken to and from the cruise ship terminal by a fleet of a hundred buses.