Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Blu Sun Consulting's Costa del Sol Focus

  • The Costa del Sol has 70 golf courses – this is the highest concentration of Golf in all of Europe 
  • The Costa del Sol is the leading golf destination in all of Europe 
  • Valderrama Golf is located in Sotogrande and is consistently voted as one of the world’s top courses 
  • There has been a 9% rise in golf tourism in Spain during 2013 with much of this income directed towards the Costa del Sol 
  • The majority of the golf courses are located in Benahavís, Estepona and Mijas 
  • The “Golf Valley” is situated behind Puerto Banús with 5 courses interlocking to provide splendid views for the surrounding properties 
  • The excellent climate allows golfers to enjoy the greens year-round 
  • Marbella also provides opportunity for night-time golf at the beautiful Dama del Noche course
For more information on Costa del Sol golf and the most beautiful golf properties, contact Blu Sun Consulting. www.blusunconsulting.com/en/contact

Friday, December 13, 2013

Positive Tourism for the Costa del Sol 2013

Blu Sun Consulting gathers the latest statistics on Costa del Sol tourism...

  • High visitor numbers for 2013 encouraged officials to dub this the “summer of recovery” for the Costa del Sol. 
  • There have been year-on-year increases in overnight stays in Marbella for the past 2 years. (8% in 2013) 
  • 72% of hotels on the Costa del Sol were fully booked from June ‘til August 2013 
  • The average stay in Marbella has now increased to 4.6 nights 
  • The majority of visitors to Marbella come from Europe, but there is also now a noteworthy increase from Russia and the Arab nations 
  • The fastest growing tourism figures come from Scandinavia 
  • Málaga airport is the main entrance into Andalucia with 13 million people arriving annually – Málaga is the 4th busiest airport in Spain 
  • 1.8 million euros was recently invested into Málaga airport – asserting its position as the 3rd most important airport in Spain