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International Schools in Spain [The Complete Guide]

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If you are thinking of sending your children to an international school in Spain, then this guide is for you. Expats have a diverse range of international schools to choose from, with the majority of these schools located in coastal areas or the capital of Spain, Madrid. Many people search for the best international schools in Spain, but the range of private international schools in Spain go from English-taught, British or American schools that teach in French, German, Swedish and even Japanese so we feel it is best to let everyone decide for themselves what is the “best” school in Spain so we list below a complete guide to all international schools. Depending on the school, you will find the teaching leads to British GCSE or A-level qualifications, American High School Diploma (including SAT college entrance examinations) or the International Baccalaureate (IB). Most of these schools operate on a Monday to Friday schedule. Although most international schools are private, some also following a bilingual (English/Spanish) curriculum and are partially subsidized by the government. If you are new to Spain and want to send your child to an international school, most parents would take the route of a private international school. To assist you in your research, we have put together a list of international schools for expats in Spain.

International Schools on the Costa Blanca

The Lady Elizabeth School Address: Entrada Norte de la Cumbre del Sol, 03726 Benitachell, Alicante, Spain Telephone: 965790252 Laude Newton College Address: Camí vell de Alacant, Km 3, 03295 Elx, Alacant, Spain Telephone: 965451428 Colegio Internacional Lope de Vega Address: Avda Doctor Severo Ochoa 9, 03503 Benidorm, Spain Telephone: 965854150 Xabia International College (XIC) Address: Ctra. Cabo la Nao 21, Javea 03730, Alicante, Spain Telephone: 966471785

International Schools in Northern Spain

English School of Asturias Address: 33192 Pruvia de Abajo, Llanera, Spain Telephone: 985237171 American School of Bilbao (ASB) Address: Soparda Bidea 10, 48640 Berango, Bizkaia, Spain Telephone: 946680860

International Schools in Barcelona

British School of Barcelona (BSB) Address: Calle Ginesta 26, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 936651584 Benjamin Franklin School Address: Passatge Torras i Bages, 1, 08017 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 934342380 John Talabot School Address: Carrer de les Escoles Pies, 136 08017 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 932123499 ESCAAN – International School of Barcelona Address: Passeig Isaac Albéniz s/n, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 938942040 ISCAT – The International School of Catalunya Address: Passeig 9, La Garriga, 08530, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 938414077 Kensington School Address: Carrer dels Cavallers 31/33, 08034 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 932035457 ES International School Address: Km 191, C-31, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 934791611 St. Peter’s School Address: C/Eduard Toldrà, 18, 08034 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 932043612 Oak House School Address: Sant Pere Claver 12-18, 08017 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 932524020 Europa International School Address: Av. Pla del Vinyet 110, 08172 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 935898420 English School Barcelona Address: C/Gustavo Bécquer, 50, 08023 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 932138864 Princess Margaret Address: Pg. de la Font d’en Fargas 15-17, 08032 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 934290313 English Academy Santa Claus Address: Carrer Lleó XIII, 08022 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 934171847 The Olive Tree School Address: Rambla del Garraf 21, Sant Pere de Ribes, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 931886215 ES School Address: Autovía de Castelldefels (C-31), km 191, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona Telephone: 934791611 International School of Barcelona (ISB) Address: Passeig Isaac Albéniz s/n, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 938110305 Richmond International School Address:Rambla del Garraf 14-16, Sant Pere de Ribes, 08812 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 938936712

International Schools on the Balearic Islands

Baleares International School (BIC) Address: Carretera Cala Figuera, 3, 07181 Sa Porrassa, Mallorca, Spain Telephone: 971133167 Bellver International College Address: Calle Jose Costa Ferrer N5, Marivent, 07015 Palma de Mallorca, Spain Telephone: 971401679

International Schools in Valencia

American School of Valencia (ASV) Address: Urb. Los Monasterios, Avd. Sierra Calderona 29, 46530 Puzol, Valencia, Spain Telephone: 961405412 British School of Alzira (BSA) Address: Ctra. Alzira-Tavernes, La Barraca de Aguas Vivas Alzira, Valencia, Spain Telephone: 962589368 Cambridge House Address: Calle Profesorado Español, 1, Rocafort 46111 Valencia, Spain Telephone: 963905019 Caxton College Address: Mas de León 5, 46530 Puçol, Valencia, Spain Telephone: 961424500 El Plantio International School Address: El Plantío ISV C/ 46182 Valencia, Spain Telephone: 961321410 Elian’s British School Address: Avda Dr Peset 4, 46183 La Eliana, Valencia, Spain Telephone: 962740272 English School Los Olivos Address: C/ Pino Panera, 25 Campo Olivar, Godella, 46110 Valencia, Spain Telephone: 963631409

International Schools in Madrid

International School of Madrid (ISM) Address: Serrano Galvache, 13, 28033 Madrid, Spain Telephone: 913023080 Runnymede College Address: Calle Salvia 30, La Moraleja, 28109 Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain Telephone: 916508302 English Montessori School Address: C/ de la Salle S/N, Aravaca, 28023 Madrid, Spain Telephone: 913572667 King’s College Address: Paseo de los Andes,35, Soto de Viñuelas, 28761 Madrid, Spain Telephone: 918034800 Hastings School Address: C/ Azulinas, 8, 28036 Madrid, Spain Telephone: 913599913 Numont School Address: Calle de Parma, 16, 28043 Madrid, Spain Telephone: 913883397 Kensington School Madrid Address: Avenida de Bularas N2, 28224 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain Telephone: 917154699 American School of Madrid Address: Calle América, 3, 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain Telephone: 917401900

International Schools on the Costa del Sol

Almuñécar International School (AIS) Address: Avda. Capitan Rodriguez, Urb. Los Pinos, 18690 Almuñécar, Granada, Spain Telephone: 958635911 Sotogrande International School (SIS) Address: Avenida La Reserva SN, 11310 Sotogrande, Cádiz, Spain Telephone: 956795902 The British College Address: Urbanización Torremuelle C/ Paseo del Genil s/n, 29630 Benalmádena Costa, Málaga, Spain Telephone: 952442215 Novaschool Sunland International Address: Crta. de Cártama Estación a Pizarra, 29580, Cártama Estación, Malaga, Spain Telephone: 952424253 Schellhammer International School Address: Calle Flaminio 2, 29680 Estepona, Malaga, Spain Telephone: 659314958 Queens British Grammar School Address: Calle Gibraltar, 3, 29680 Estepona, Málaga, Spain Telephone: 674333767 Aloha College Address: Urb. El Angel, Nueva Andalucía, 29660 Marbella, Málaga, Spain Telephone: 952814133 Mayfair International Academy Address: Avda. De Las Golondrinas, Atalaya Park, Estepona, Málaga 29680, Spain Telephone: 952784923 El Limonar International School Address: Calle Maria Zambrano, Urbanizacion Monteprincipe 30500 Molina de Segura, Spain Telephone: 968604113 Shoreless Lake School (SLS) Address: Camino de los Molinos, 30850 Totana, Murcia, Spain Telephone: 968424386 Laude San Pedro International College Address: Avenida La Coruña, 2, 29670 San Pedro Alcántara, Marbella, Spain Telephone: 952799900

A Guide to The Best Beaches in Spain

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Spain offers just over 8,000 km of coastline (that is nearly 5,000 miles) and many of those kilometers are lined with stunning beaches, making Spain one of the world’s top beach holiday destination. The beaches in Spain are as diverse as Spain itself, with some beaches more idyllic and remote while others are smack in the middle of it all and given the geography, Spain offers beaches both on the Atlantic Ocean as well as on the Mediterranean Sea. At Hashtag Spain we put together a guide of the very best beaches in Spain. If you are traveling or living here, be sure to check them out:

Playa de Ses Illetes

Formentera, Balearic Islands
Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera
Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera Vriullop / WikiCommons
The Playa de Ses Illetes is a beach located on Formentera, the smallest of the Balearic Islands. This is also the one with the most unique beaches. Top of our list is the Playa de Ses Illetes which you can find just off the northern top of Formentera, in the natural park of ses Salines. Given the beauty and high natural and scenic value, this beach has even been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This is a hugely popular beach with white sand, calm waters and crystal clear water.

Playa de Maspalomas & Playa del Inglés

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands The Playa de Maspalomas beach is a major area of sand dunes that at some points is as wide as 100 meters. This beach is located in the southern part of Gran Canaria, the biggest island of the Canary Islands and joins the Playa del Inglés on the east side, providing a total of 6 km of spectacular beach.

Playa de Bolonia

Tarifa, Cádiz
Playa de Bolonia, Tarifa
Playa de Bolonia, Tarifa Roland Geider / WikiCommons
The Playa de Bolonia is located in the seaside resort of Tarifa, part of the province of Cádiz in Andalucía. The Playa de Bolonia stretches over 3,800 meters and has a median width of around 70 meters. This idyllic beach is one of the few virgin beaches left in the south of Spain with practically no urban development around its area. There are also some roman ruins from the ancient city of Baelo Claudia to be seen.

Playa de Levante

Benidorm, Alicante
Playa de Levante, Benidorm
Playa de Levante, De Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 3.0, Playa de Levante, Benidorm
The Playa de Levante is a 2,000 meters long and 110 meters wide beach located in the city centre of Benidorm, the leading beach destination in Spain. This urban beach offers disabled beach access and is lined with beach bars, restaurants, shops children’s play areas, showers and toilets. You can rent a sunbed and umbrella or you can enjoy cable skiing as well as other water sports.

Playa de Cofete

Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
Playa de Cofete, Fuerteventura
Playa de Cofete, Fuerteventura Giovanni Battista Salvietti
The Playa de Cofete beach is located on the island of Fuerteventura on the Canary Islands. This is a remote area, which can only be reached via a 20 km long unpaved road. The Play de Cofete is a stunning virgin beach of nearly 14 km in length and up to 50 meters wide. Although there are often strong winds and high waves, the natural beauty of this beach makes it ideal for relaxing.

Playa de Muro

Muro, Mallorca, Balearic Islands
Playa de Muro, Muro, Mallorca, Balearic Islands
Playa de Muro, Muro, Mallorca, Balearic Islands Joe
The Playa de Muro or Platja del Muro as it is known by locals, is a 5 km long beach with a width of up to 70 meters, located in Muro, a small town in the north of the island of Mallorca. Here the sand is white and the water crystal clear.
If you have been to one of these beaches, please share your experiences below.

The Barcelona EDITION, a Must Visit Luxury Hotel in Barcelona

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If you’re into the trendy chic thing to do, then you have to stay at the Barcelona Edition, a luxury hotel newly opened in 2018 that is sure not to disappoint. The Barcelona Edition was one of the most awaited hotel openings of the year and this is why. You mix urban with chic and you get an elegant mix with dreamy cool, just like the El Borne neighborhood where it is located. El Borne is an artistic, hip and strong tourist magnet area of Barcelona. The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel This gorgeous new luxury hotel offers 100 guest rooms, a super cool rooftop bar, restaurant and nightclub lounge for late night drinks. The hotel is located just by the Santa Caterina market and a short walk to the Barcelona Cathedral, so you can tick those two off your bucket list while staying there without much effort. The super busy Rambles and all the best luxury shops, including Chanel and Gucci you can find a short stroll away on Paseo de Gracia. The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The rooms are sophisticated and decorated with a discrete but luxurious touch. Something rare in many five-star hotels nowadays. If you’re into this, then you will love The EDITION hotel. The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel The Barcelona EDITION Hotel This may not be the time of the year to enjoy a dip in the pool, but with this view it might entice you anyhow. The Barcelona EDITION Hotel Did we tickle your fancy? Grab a deal online and book your stay at The Edition Barcelona to enjoy this uber cool and trendy hotel. Have you stayed there already? Leave a review below and share your experience at the Edition Barcelona.

10 Amazing Venues on the Costa del Sol to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

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On the Costa del Sol the weather over the Christmas holidays is the best weather you can get in Europe. If you like it just above 20 degrees celsius, the South of Spain is where you have to come. Call your friends, get your family together or invite the first person that comes to mind. Pack the minimum clothes, book a flight to Malaga and don’t forget a fancy dress or suit for the New Year’s Eve party! We have scouted out for the best venues to enjoy a luxurious and extravagant party. Discrete or for friends and families. Check it out:

Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf Spa

Finca Cortesin If you want to live the last night of the year as in a fairy tale then this is the place to be! Their Japanese Restaurant Kabuki Raw recently received 1 Michelin star. The restaurant El Jardin de Lutz offers an international menu for those interested in a more Mediterranean selection. The NYE event at Finca Cortesin dubbed “La Belle Époque” starts at 20:00 with live jazz music accompanied by champagne and canapes. At 21:00 guests can enjoy a Gala Dinner at their restaurants El Jardin and Kabuki Raw. After the Gala dinner, the party moves to the Grand Ballroom where there will be live music from The Big Band. Price tag: 480 Euros per person. Book your stay at the Finca Cortesin.

Vincci Selección Estrella del Mar

Vincci Estrella del Mar A luxury boutique hotel that offers its clientele a relaxing end of the year in their Nammu Spa. The 5-star hotel is located in Marbella, just 8 km away from the city center. For the 2017 New Year’s Eve event will be held at their “estrella del mar” beach club. Tickets available for 217 Euros. The event will start with a welcome drink and live music as well as a gala dinner with show and lucky grapes and a party bag at midnight. There will also be an open bar and late-night snacks included for those that have the energy to last until the early morning hours. Oh and did we mention, they will also have a live firework display? The perfect romantic getaway trip. Book your stay at the Vincci Selección Estrella del Mar.

Puente Romano Beach Resort Marbella

One of the top notch leading hotels on the Costa del Sol is getting ready to receive its customers into its luxurious residence located on the beach side just between Marbella and Puerto Banus. The recently opened the Six Senses Spa offers the highest quality services and relaxing treatments, from hammam to sauna and a whole range of bliss treatments. The luxury resort has 8 restaurants; one headed by 2 Michelin stars chef Dani Garcia. For NYE the beach Resort & Spa is holding a Special Gala Dinner with live music by Peet Rothwell interpreting songs from Michael Bublé, live video broadcast from Puerta del Sol in Madrid and of course the Spanish traditional 12 ‘lucky’ grapes and plenty of champagne. Book your stay at the Puente Romano Beach Resort Marbella.

The Oasis by Don Carlos Resort & Spa

The recently renovated 5-star Don Carlos Resort & Spa is decorating the entire hotel just for this time of the year. Their venue is preparing to entertain the guests with a unique NYE dinner and party that will take you back to the good times: a Great Gatsby Party. Enough said. Book your stay The Oasis by Don Carlos Resort & Spa.

Marbella Club Hotel Golf Resort & Spa

Marbella Club The legendary Marbella Club Hotel is organizing a NYE event that promises to entertain. At 620 Euros per head, you can savour caviar and champagne and mingle with the high-class society. The Gala Dinner will be accompanied with live music by Claude Cohen Trio Jazz Ensemble. A must for the discerning traveler. Book your stay at the Marbella Club Hotel Golf Resort & Spa.

Villa Padierna Palace Hotel G.L.

Villa Padierna This beautiful 5-star Hotel has its charm and enjoys unique privacy. Located only 15 minutes away from Marbella, the Villa Padierna Palace and its team are getting in gear to create an unforgettable night for its guests this NYE. The dress code is black tie. The last night of the year will start with cocktails and champagne followed by a luxurious dinner menu at the “Salon Linares”. At 330 Euros per person, guests will also enjoy the typical lucky grapes at the bells of midnight. Book your stat at the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel G.L.. For those that prefer to party in cooler temperates but still want to be in the south we put together a selection of unique places in Granada:

Hotel El Lodge Ski & Spa

El Lodge, located in Sierra Nevada, the famous and unique mountain resort in southern Spain is a brand new boutique hotel. Even thought is categorized as only 3-star hotel, El Lodge is part of the Marbella Club Resort so you can be sure to enjoy an elegant stay with top notch service and style. The NYE is celebrated with a spectacular dinner. Guests can also enjoy the spa and the only heated outdoor pool that exists in Sierra Nevada. Sun, heated pool, snow and champagne… What more can you ask for? Book your stay at the Hotel El Lodge Ski & Spa.

Hotel Hospes Palacio de Los Patos

Hotel Palacio Granada Located in the heart of Granada, this 5-star hotel will take you back to the 19th century. Guests can experience the real Moorish-Spanish city in pure luxury. The hotel is preparing a Gala Dinner for the last night of this year and those attending will get free access to the Bodyna Spa in order to get off to a fine start in the new year. Book your stay at the Hotel Hospes Palacio de Los Patos.

Hotel Vincci Hotel Rumaykiyya

Spa Rumaykiyya Granada This 5-star boutique hotel is the highest hotel in Europe with direct access to the ski slopes of Sierra Nevada. There is a ski-chair on the doorstep of the hotel. The Nammu Spa will delight and relax the guests for the upcoming year. Book your stay at the Hotel Vincci Hotel Rumaykiyya.

Meliá Sierra Nevada

This 4-star hotel has all the facilities and services as a high-class hotel. If you are a ski lover, then this venue is perfect for you as it is located barely 100 meters away from the ski lifts. The Yhi wellness spa has a Finnish sauna that will totally relax you after a day of skiing and for the New Year’s Eve they are offering a special buffet and after dinner guests can participate in the typical Spanish tradition of eating 12 grapes, one grape on each chime of the clock. The night will be accompanied with live music until the early morning. Book your stay at the Meliá Sierra Nevada. We hope that you will have a wonderful vacation and take the opportunity to wish all our readers and advertisers a Happy New Year!

The Luxury Hotel Kempinski Bahia in Estepona Announces Exciting New Upgrades

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Hashtag Spain Luxury Travel Editor Diana Ghebaur has had the opportunity to sit down with Justine Haughey, Marketing Manager of the prestigious hotel and gain an insight into the exciting new upgrades at the luxurious Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Estepona and find out more about the hoteliers vision of the future of hospitality. Diana Ghebaur: What will the renovations bring to the hotel? Justine Haughey: At Kempinski we think that a hotel isn’t just a hotel anymore. It’s no longer just a place for travellers to lay their heads at night. For Kempinski a luxury hotel it is an extraordinary place with one of a kind design, details and atmosphere. The renovations break the status quo and focus on the hotel entrance, lobby and culinary venues. They fuse the Kempinski timeless elegance and resort look with the trendy elements and vibe that the local guests and world travellers of today seek. This approach brings to the hotel a grand sense of arrival and a comfortable atmosphere where guests and local residents will experience fantastic accommodation and dining experiences. All this is further consolidated with a new bold approach to food & beverage in which Kempinski cooperated with the Zsidai Gastronomy Group to create a new concept called, El Paseo del Mar. El Paseo del Mar is a gastronomic hot spot which combines three fantastic concepts. Black Rose The Bar, a cocktail bar and lounge, located in the hotel lobby this is the place to meet friends and have a sip overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Baltazar Bar & Grill – a creative Spanish steakhouse. Refined yet cool this poolside restaurant celebrates traditional fired-based cooking and fresh ingredients prepared with love in our josper and tandoor oven. Spiler Beachclub, opening in June on the seafront, this cool casual beach restaurant & bar will bring favourites like wood-fired artisan pizza, Argentinian grill dishes and superfood salads. All venues have in common great service, uniqueness and spectacular Mediterranean views. Kempinski Hotel Bahia, Estepona 2018 Diana: You are hoteliers since 1897; what has changed over the decades? Justine: A lot changed since then. Our story as hoteliers started in 1897, the time when the first comfortable hotels were appearing in German cities and when our founder, Berthold Kempinski founded the first Kempinski hotel, the ‘Hotelbetriebs-Aktiengesellschaft’ in Berlin. Despite this already early start as hoteliers our roots in hospitality start even earlier. The Kempinski family business started as wine traders and by 1862 Berthold Kempinski was already world-famous for its shop in the Friedrichstrasse, Berlin. Following this success in 1889 the Kempinski family opened in Leipziger Strasse, the biggest restaurant in the whole of Berlin. Since then the Kempinski passion for food and beverage was always a highlight in our heritage, we are known as a pioneer company, we were the first to implement a unique concept at the time known as “event gastronomy” (“‘Erlebnisgastronomie’) so in vogue today. This past connects with the present and future of all Kempinski hotels and in particular of Kempinski Hotel Bahia as our redesign and concepts devote so much attention to the guest dining and drinking experience. This approach also set the tone for the Kempinski ADN, goals and meaning. Kempinski a name synonymous with individual luxury. Kempinski achieves this aim by managing a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels in 31 countries. The portfolio includes historic grand hotels, superb city hotels, outstanding resorts and superior residences as well as famous hotel names. Famous hotel names include the Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin, The Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, the Siam Kempinski Hotel in Bangkok, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains in St Moritz or the Çiragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul. As time goes on, Kempinski celebrated last year its 120th anniversary and marked it with the opening of another landmark hotel in Cuba. Moving forward in the pursuit for exclusivity and individuality next Hotel openings include geographies as diverse as Dominica, Oman, Mianmar or Bali, Indonesia. Kempinski is also a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. Diana: Any exciting upcoming events/happenings this 2018? Justine: Yes! 2018 is definitely an exciting year. Kempinski Hotel Bahia wants to engage with the local scene and be experienced not just by travellers but by locals too, so we aim at becoming more part of everyone’s daily life whether they’re on a trip or not. Thus, apart from our new gastronomic hot spot El Paseo del Mar and its dining concepts we will offer trendy and immersive experiences. Kempinski will further embrace the local communities and support and create events like we did recently with the “Jornadas del Mediterraneo”. We can tell you that we have fantastic plans to organize a Polo Beach Cup in our beach and we are also producing a programme of cultural events to be held at the hotel. Look out for announcements and updates in the coming months. Diana: Thank you, we look forward to our next visit to this world class luxury hotel.

Mariposa Hotel, a Chic and Trendy 4-Star Boutique Hotel in the Heart of Málaga

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The 4-star boutique hotel Mariposa in the heart of Málaga is a must if you are looking for a fresh and trendy place to stay. With an aim to seduce, for business or pleasure, Mariposa hotel is located barely 5 minutes walk from the historical center and 8 minutes from the beach La Malagueta. Hotel Mariposa, Malaga, Spain The trendy hotel offers 52 rooms in über cool design, and even parking for those guests that arrive by car. For the upcoming season there are also plans to open a rooftop skybar. We had the pleasure to talk to the founders, Audrey and Amélie Pignol. Hotel Mariposa, Malaga, Spain Diana Ghebaur: Why Málaga, why Spain? Audrey and Amélie Pignol: It is our parents who chose Málaga, they always loved Spain (you can eat at any time) and where looking for a place where it is sunny every day of the year. They proposed us this new experience and we obviously said yes directly. We are very excited for this new adventure. Hotel Mariposa, Malaga, Spain Hotel Mariposa, Malaga, Spain Diana: What differentiates Mariposa Hotel from others out there? Audrey and Amélie: We opened 11 months ago, and started some renovations 3 weeks from now because we do want to create a hotel with a special atmosphere where people will want to come back. We have 52 rooms so we try to give a special service to every individual guest in order for them to come back next year, for instance. We are also planning on opening a bar on the rooftop from April with a total different approach of what you can found in Málaga. The city of Málaga is growing a lot and attracts more and more tourists every season. Hotel Mariposa, Malaga, Spain Diana: Was this your dream before doing your studies at Glion? Audrey and Amélie: Our parents always worked in hospitality, so for us it was obvious to continue and thanks to them we are finally living our dream! Hotel Mariposa, Malaga, Spain Diana: How do you see the future for the hospitality industry? Audrey and Amélie: Everything keeps moving very fast with all the new technologies. The guests are more demanding and aware. So we have to keep a perfect service in order to respond to our guests’ needs and attain a favorable reputation online. Moreover, the positioning in internet plays a major role and with all the phones and apps we have to [constantly] keep improving. Mariposa Hotel, a Chic and Trendy 4-Star Boutique Hotel in the Heart of Málaga Diana: Any tips for other upcoming hospitality entrepreneurs or final words for our readers? Audrey and Amélie: We love our job and are so grateful to get the chance to do it. Every day we do everything to keep making our hotel, the Mariposa hotel, the way we see it and learn more, without ever giving up. We hope to welcome you in our bar very soon! To book a room, call +34952579300 or reserve online.