In fact, I was much closer to home, on Spain's Costa Tropical. The coastline of the province ... Two-bedroom apartment from £62 a night next month. Palacete de Cazulas (0034 958 644036; www.hotel-cazulas.com). British-run converted palace in the hills.
I say, “No, I live in hotels, tear out the walls, I have accountants pay for it all.” Hey, that would make a good song. I’ve probably stayed at close to 100 hotels in Costa Rica ... is surrounded by a well-tended tropical garden often visited.
To test the competing attractions of villas and hotels, I paid £344 for return air fares for two people to Malaga in Spain and put the Costa del Sol to the test ... the views from the Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Estepona could easily be of the Caribbean.
Hotel promoted by Spain international footballers ... Concerns have also been raised over modifications made to the Costa Tropical town’s PGOU urban planning document in 1998. The Junta de Andalucía claims land designated for public use was changed.