The History, Language and Uses of a Fan: What Do You Mean With A Fan?


In Spain, fans are used by men and women alike, offering a popular amenity that help beat the heat in a simple and sustainable way. Today on the Fuerte Blog, we talk with a crafter of fans who has offered to share her secrets. Born in Bilbao, Ana Bruno operates a stall in the craft […]

Ancient Traditions: Don’t Go Swimming Until El Carmen!

Virgen del Carmen

There was once a tradition in Spain that people did not take their first swim in the sea until the procession of the Virgin del Carmen on the 16th of July. As tradition dictated, once the procession of the Virgin passed, our ancestors were threw themselves into the water. The belief was that the waters […]

‘Sensitive Material’ art exhibition in Conil de la Frontera


The Fuerte Foundation’s Cultural Area has organized and is promoting the ‘Sensitive Material’ art exhibition at the Hotel Fuerte Conil, featuring the works of artists Pacciollo Enrrico, Sandra Hoyos and Joseph Aniés. The exhibition will open on July 20th and will run trhrough September 27th. These three artists have been heavily influenced by the surroundings […]

Once again, Ronda becomes a land of bandits and adventure for romantic travelers


The first weekend of June will witness a Southern Spanish treasure when “Romantic Ronda” returns life to the 18th century.

Are You Ready to Enjoy the Best Carnivals in Andalucía?

This and every year, Carnival means travelling to the wonderful cities of Cadiz and Malaga, where varied groups of locals and visitors alike fill the air each night with the infectious sound of joy and laughter. Every February, Carnival celebrates the joy and the feast in cities across the world, with some of the most […]

A Strong Bid on Promoting Local Art at Fuerte Conil-Costa Luz Hotel

The search for the most astonishing lights and colours in the Cadiz province dominates the paintings and photographs of these local artists.

Pottery, an Ancient Technique that Can Be Watched in Grazalema Exhibition

Not long ago we told you about artisanal salt production, today we would like to talk about another ancient technique that has been recovered: pottery.

Easter in Andalusia, Tradition and good climate: the best plan

During the first week of April, one of the most popular and important cultural religious celebrations takes place in Spain – the Hotel Fuerte Conil.

Fuerte Hoteles will host the Fantasy film week at the Costa del Sol for another year

Another time the Fuerte Hoteles are the hosting institution of the fantasy film week at the Costa del Sol, celebrating its 13th edition. Last Friday the signing of the agreement took place saying that the Fuerte Hotels are going to continue their cooperation with the 13th fantasy film week at the Costa del Sol for […]

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