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Sport and Activities

This section is for anyone interested in sports and activities in Spain. The outdoorsy part of your soul can find information on cycling, football and much more. If there is an activity you’d like to see featured, contact us.

 Matthew Hirtes

Spanish football: UD Las Palmas

Spanish football: UD Las Palmas

Are you a fan of Spanish football? Meet fellow supporter Matthew Hirtes who has been closely following the fortunes of Spain’s leading and lesser lights since moving to the country back in 2004. His latest club guide is all about Gran Canaria’s one and only UD Las Palmas.

 Spain Buddy

Spanish football: Villarreal CF

In love with Spanish football? Welcome to the world of our very own fútbol expert Matthew Hirtes then. This week, his tour of the country’s leading clubs takes him to Villarreal CF.

 Matthew Hirtes

Spanish football: Valencia CF

Spanish football: Valencia CF

Do you feel amor for Spanish football? You’ll love our series from fútbol-mad Matthew Hirtes then. This week, he turns his attention to Valencia CF.

 Matthew Hirtes

Spanish football: Real Sporting de Gijón

Spanish football: Real Sporting de Gijón

Love Spanish football? You’ll be a fan then of the series penned by fútbol-crazy Matthew Hirtes. Next up in the spotlight are Real Sporting de Gijón.

 Elle Draper

West is best for La Manga Club in Top 100 list

West is best for La Manga Club in Top 100 list

As it prepares to celebrate its 45th birthday later this month, La Manga Club has further cemented its position among Europe’s elite golf resorts after retaining its place in Golf World magazine’s influential ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe 2017/18′ rankings.

 Elle Draper

Chelsea Foundation unveils new La Manga Club Soccer School

Chelsea Foundation unveils new La Manga Club Soccer School

The Chelsea Foundation is delighted to announce the opening of a new Soccer School at the La Manga Club in Murcia, south-east Spain.

 Matthew Hirtes

Spanish football: Sevilla FC

Spanish football: Sevilla FC

The beautiful game makes a return to your screens as our latest Spanish football guide goes live. Matthew Hirtes resumes his tour of the country’s leading clubs. This time, he’s getting up close and personal with Sevilla FC.

 Elle Draper

Golf del Sur celebrates 30 years of success

Golf del Sur celebrates 30 years of success

There are culturally significant anniversaries aplenty in 2017. The iconic Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band turned 50 earlier this year; Star Wars was released in cinemas 40 years ago; and, 20 years ago, we all shed a tear as Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet’s doomed love affair was sunk along with Titanic.