Our Top 20 Airport Tips

Our Top 20 Airport tips – to make your trip easy Read our latest Travel Tips Thursday blog.  This week we focus on preparing for your flight and navigating the airport.  Here are our Top 20 Airport Tips. Before you arrive at the airport. 1 – Download the airline app Most airlines have apps you […]

Finding the best flight deal!

Finding the best flight deal – our top ten tips! Whether you’re a solo traveller or in charge of booking the family vacation, finding the best flight deal can make a huge difference on the overall cost of your holiday. There are many sites out there that claim to know how to beat the airline […]

Why a Costa del Sol holiday?

Are you looking for a Costa del Sol Holiday?  It is officially the sunniest region in Spain, with an average of 320 days or 2905 hours of sun per annum. Easy to see why it was given the name the Costa del Sol, meaning Coast of the Sun. It is treasured by all nationalities and […]

Taking great photos on your Competa holiday?

Cómpeta Let us show you how to take great photos on a Cómpeta holiday! Everyone loves tips on taking the best travel photographs with your camera or iPhone. The header photo was actually taken from the balcony of No 9 Competa, which offers great views day or night. Competa has numerous bars and restaurants. It […]

A Day in Malaga – where to visit!

Málaga City Come with us on a day trip to Málaga, a port city in Southern Spain.  This beautiful city is, in our mind completely underrated and we absolutely recommend you spend a day here whilst on your Competa Escapes holiday. It absolutely has something for everyone and is an outstanding place to visit. About […]

Popular drinks in Spain

With its al fresco lifestyle, Spain is the perfect place to try some of their favourite drinks! Spain is the home of outdoor living.  In normal times, families meet together outside on the terraces of bars and restaurants – no one is left at home! Yes, it’s noisy and lively but it is a fantastic […]

What to do on your holiday in Competa…

A pretty whitewashed village in Andalucia Competa sits on the mountainside in the stunning Sierra Almijara mountain range. It’s just 55km from Malaga, so in no time at all you can land and then find yourself relaxing in one of its charming squares.  Much of life centres around the main Plaza, the Almijara, which sits […]

A day in Frigiliana

About Frigiliana A day in Frigiliana, the perfect place to while away the day. Frigiliana is a beautiful white mountainside pueblo in the Costa del Sol region of Andalucia. The streets are steep and narrow and largely cobbled, which only adds to the beauty and authenticity of the village.  However, it does mean that good […]

Things to do in Nerja, Spain

About Nerja Nerja is a busy tourist resort in Andalucia – known as the Jewel of the Costa. This former fishing village now has over 21,000 inhabitants, so has plenty to offer everyone and is certainly worth a visit. It’s around 45 minutes from Malaga and is found on the eastern edge of the Costa […]

Lake Vinuela and the white villages

Lake Vinuela You will enjoy a great day out at Lake Vinuela and the white villages.  The ‘pueblos blancos’ around the lake typify Spanish life and all make for a great day trip from the houses. Lake Viñuela is a man-made reservoir which provides fresh water to many homes in the eastern Costa del Sol […]