If you're lucky enough to have taken a Spanish holiday to Alicante in the past week, you may have witnessed the amazing 50th anniversary celebrations for the city's historic and iconic wavy esplanade.
The esplanade was laid on February 19th 1958 and is a popular place for tourists to visit during their holiday in Spain, featuring many restaurants and shops, as well as being a favourite place for elderly locals to indulge their love of cards.
The marble tiles are presented in the three traditional colours of the Spanish holiday province - cream, black and red, contrasting wonderfully with the seven kilometers of sandy beaches the esplanade has to offer.
Alicante's esplanade is a mainstay of Spanish holiday postcards and guidebooks, and long may it continue for at least another fifty years!
Alicante, on the beautiful Costa Blanca, was formed as a trading point by the Greeks and the Phoenicians in the tenth century, but was at later points in history developed by Carthagian, Roman, Gothic, Moorish and Christian hands, all of who's influence can still be seen in the city today.
With news this week that more Britons booking flights to Murcia could head inland when they get there, one article has pointed to the popularity of the Lorca region.
The popularity of the area, which may be of interest to those considering luxury holidays in Spain, was recently highlighted in a kyero.com survey that placed it as the third most popular place to visit in Murcia, homesworldwide.co.
Food-loving British holidaymakers may soon be taking their flights to Alicante to feed their fantasy of a perfect break.
Travelbite.co.uk has reported that holidaymakers can enjoy their Spanish holidays by taking a "gastronomic voyage" and journeying along the paella trail in Valencia.
El Pinar Apartments at La Manga Club are among the most luxurious apartments for those enjoying Spanish holidays to reside in.
Built into the surrounding hillside, the apartments offer enviable views out to Mar Menor and to golf courses in La Manga Club resort.
El Pinar Apartments look onto an outdoor pool area that is shared between residents, offering holidaymakers a sociable yet secluded feel to their luxury holiday in La Manga Club.
The residence also has a central position within the resort and is therefore ideal for families looking to take advantage of the sporting facilities available on a holiday in La Manga Club.
Britons taking flights to Murcia will find themselves in the vicinity of the illustrious La Manga Club, home to the Los Naranjos villas.
This collection of villas is in actuality a small community development, comprising of two, three and four-bedroomed individual villas.
The development is located within close distance of nearby restaurants, shops and activity centres which include golfing facilities, an internationally celebrated tennis centre, top of the range footballing institute and a horseriding centre.
Accommodation is to a high-standard and is perfect for families thanks to the two pools included.
La Manga Club is located in easy reach of Murcia Airport and close to the popular resort of Alicante.
And guests staying at La Manga Club's luxury Las Palmeras Apartments can enjoy stunning vistas across the resort's famous golf courses to the inland sea Mar Menor and out to the Mediterranean.
The Las Palmeras Apartments are idyllically set behind the Par 47 putting green, one of the most idyllic spots in all of La Manga Club.
Regarded as one of the best value apartments in La Manga Club, the apartments boast stunning interiors complete with marbled floors.
UK holidaymakers taking Spanish holidays should remember to give their car insurance provider a call before travelling, it has been reported.
According to AA, it is also important for holidaymakers to check with their car insurance company well in advance of travelling abroad so they can check that they will be comprehensively covered.
The news comes after the RAC Foundation revealed that three million British motorists travel to the continent by ferry and channel tunnel each year.
"Before driving outside the UK, check with your car insurer that you will be comprehensively covered.
Holidaymakers heading for the pine covered southern hills of La Manga Club can enjoy staying at the luxurious Las Palmitas Villas.
The development offers fantastic views of the La Manga Club resort and further past this to the Mar Menor.
Perfect for families who desire some privacy on their Spanish holidays, Las Palmitas is one of the newest and most secure of the La Manga Club developments.
Swimmers will no doubt be thrilled by the heated and spacious communal pool.
Britons taking flights to Murcia can look forward to a smooth transfer between Murcia International Airport and their resort hotel, after it was revealed that three new access roads are to be built.
Typically Spanish reports that the new road access to Murcia Airport is designed to allow three million vehicles a year travel to and from the hub.
The three access roads will see the development of two from the north and one from the south.
Murcia's regional councillor for public works, housing and transport, Jose Ballesta revealed details at a press conference on Thursday, Typically Spanish reports.
Monarch Airlines has announced that it is to partner hit television property show A Place In The Sun Live.
The live events show is to take place as a series of overseas exhibitions which are expected to draw up to 70,000 attendees over the four weekends they run.
Featuring exhibitors from 40 countries from around the world the events will include expert seminars which will offer advice on overseas properties.
"We are delighted to be working with A Place in the Sun Live.