If there is one thing we noticed immediately when we moved to Spain, it was the lack of screens on the windows and doors. It seems like a simple resolution to the problem of combating insects entering the home, but for some reason they just aren’t common. Yes, there are mosquitoes in Spain. That leaves us with searching for the best mosquito trap or mosquito repellent, as well as coming up with means to screen our windows and doors.
Sometimes a good film in English is just what you are craving. Not to worry, during the off season we have movies in Almuñécar, show in original voice format (usually English). We will cover the seasonal movies shown in English. We will also provide you with a link to more information about the Salobreña movies in English and cinemas located in Granada and Málaga provinces, which show films in English as well.
The attitude to death and funerals in Spain is somewhat different from that of the UK and other countries. The Spanish believe the funeral should happen as soon as possible, to allow the family to return to normality as quickly as possible. Therefore, funerals tend to take place within 24-48 hours, I’ve known them to take place the same day. So, what should you do when someone dies in Spain? Do you know what to do, where to start? Do you know what your loved one’s wishes are?
Did you know if you are a resident in Spain and 65 years or older you have access to senior discounts? All you need to do is apply for the Tarjeta Andalucía Junta Sesenta y Cinco (Tarjeta 65)! This is a senior discount card that entitles you to certain senior discounts in Andalucía.
There is so much to know about hair colours. These days the beauty industry offers loads of different possibilities to change your hair colour. Our Local SALSA Hairdresser explains the differences.
If you’re an American, and you’re fortunate enough to be living in Spain, there may come a time when you need to renew your US passport. There are several Consulates within Spain (both the Iberian peninsula, and some of the islands (Balearics & Canarias). Don’t worry, we are here to help you figure out how to renew your US passport in southern Spain!
Intermedical Suarez Saavedra Almuñécar (Spanish, English, Swedish)
This is a private medical center, affiliated with Quironsalud, which accepts some international health insurance and travel insurance. They offer 24-hour emergency services, doctor house-calls and ambulance services. The medical center is located at the ground level of the Chinasol building at the end of San Cristobal Beach.
There is so much confusion about residency in Spain. People often don’t understand if they are a Resident, Tax Resident, or Non-Tax Resident. This is especially true for those citizens within the EU who can travel and reside in the EU countries freely and sometimes for the Non-EU citizens too.
If you have a dream of buying a property in Spain, you will want to read this post. These are the top tips from a seasoned lawyer in Spain and they are here to help you with the process.
We all want to stay healthy and be able to enjoy our lives to the fullest. Sometimes that means we need to visit a medical professional to keep us from getting ill, or help us when we aren’t feeling well. We have a few options listed for general health care in Almuñécar, (general medical doctor, optometrist, dentist, pediatrician, clinical analysis, and more). No one wants to experience and emergency, but it is always good to know what’s available to you, just in case you need it. We will cover the main medical centers and clinics in Almuñécar and also provide information about the nearest hospitals.