Costas has agreed to send a boat to squirt 8,000 m2 of sand back onto three of Mojacar’s beaches, in an effort to at least pretend that Mojacar has some nice beaches for the summer. The beaches that are being restored are El Cargador, Villazar and La Rumina. Works start today, will be finished before the summer and will cost around 100,000€.
The Minister for Tourism, Industry & Commerce of the Junta de Andalucia, Mr Luciano Alonso, stood up in the Regional Parliment yesterday to reply to concerns that the Junta is “anti” chiringuito (beach bars). He admitted that while many of them were disappearing from our coasts, they “were an integral part of singular form of tourism practised in Andalucia” and that Tuismo was determined to preserve them “within confines of the law, respect of the Continue reading Turismo promises to protect the Chiringuito (before admitting he can’t)
Mojacar is full of lovely old Chiringuitos or beach bars. Some have been in the same hands for 30 years. There used to be more, but the “authorities” don’t like them, saying that they’re untidy, ugly and within 150m of the sea. Of course they are, they’re Chiringuitos. But, of course, the “authorities” can’t distinguish between inoffensive family owned beach bars and huge multinational hotels, so the whole lot has to go. Fortunantly, Mari Rosa Continue reading 21st century chiringuitos being built in Roquetas