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Sotogrande S.L. embarks on a new future

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


Sotogrande has long been regarded as the jewel in the Cádiz crown. The realisation of an American-Filipino dream, this 20-square

Jimena de la Frontera, inland from Sotogrande


The charming historic village of Jimena de la Frontera is located only thirty minutes inland from the exclusive golfing greens,

Three classic Sotogrande properties


The beauty of Sotogrande lies in its appeal to people from all different walks of life: golfers, polo aficionados, sailors,

Hidden wonders of Casares

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


Whilst the beaches of Sotogrande are among the most popular leisure spots in Europe, there are other fabulous discoveries to be made by venturing off the beaten track and escaping the crowds. Travel east from Sotogrande and the coastline of Casares has some surprising wonders to uncover.

Sotogrande looks back on a great summer

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


We used to have them before but it seems they are back again – the legendary Sotogrande summers.

Though the area had already begun to rebound from the depths of the recession, which hit around 2010, this summer marked a true return to full health – and a revival of the classic Sotogrande summer.

Whale watching in the straits

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


Located where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean and where Europe almost touches Africa, the Straits of Gibraltar is

What’s on in Sotogrande and San Roque – September 2014


  SEPTEMBER 2014 EVENTS PROGRAMME Adventure activities & rural tourism (14 dates): From Tuesday 2nd until Tuesday 30th August 2014,

Property of the month September 2014


  This is our property of the month, please click on the advert  for more information

La Bocha advert


Check out our latest advert in La Bocha Polo Magazine. Click here to find out more about this unique property

Holmes advert in La Revista de Sotogrande


This is our advert in La Revista de Sotogrande, stunning penthouse apartment in Ribera del Río. Click on the link

Taking the waters at Hedionda

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


When Julius Caesar was governor of southern Spain during the middle period of the first century BCE, he liked to visit La Hedionda valley behind Manilva, where he bathed in a natural sulphur spring known for its curative powers. Today, you can visit and bathe in what became – thanks to the Romans building a bathhouse — known to the Spanish as Los Baños Romanos de la Hedionda. This translates as ‘The Roman Baths of the Stinking Place’. Sulphur is smelly, but it’s an important mineral for people.