Want to set up a business in Spain? Read how the locals and expats in the Axarquia area have set up their business. Or use this section as a guide as to where to shop, drink or eat.


Special event on the 1st of March: 'Little Buddha" brings Tibet to Competa.

As specialists in Tibetan articles "Little Buddha" brings beautiful Tibet to you by offering religious and decorative items for your home. All of 'Little Buddha's' products are bought Fairtrade directly from the local people in Tibet and Nepal by Dutch couple: Jeannette & Fred Madern. 'Little Buddha' also supports local projects. 

On Thursday the 1st of March you can visit Galeria Luz de la Vida and purchase from their collection, which consists of: Tibetan religious articles, Tibetan incenses and burners, Tibetan statues, mala, prayer flags, portable shrines, jewellery, scarfs, shawls and ponchos.

Enjoy the beauty and the mysteries of Tibet. For inspiration you can visit the website:
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The Good Care Group are an award winning company who are passionate about enabling clients to live in their own homes and live life the way they wish. 

We look for genuine, caring people to join our existing team of professional carers in providing person centred care for our clients. We know that in Spain there are many British expatriates who have either a professional background in care or have cared for a loved one or friend.  Working as a live in carer provides our carers with the opportunity to combine their passion to work in care in the UK balanced with spending their time off in Spain.  This has proved successful for many carers in the home care market.

What we offer at The Good Care Group
We passionately believe that finding quality, professional carers with a real desire to care for others drives the success of our business.  


This month I interviewed Trina who owns Tin Tin, a hair and beauty salón in Competa. Tin Tin has been in business for a huge 23 years and around 10 years ago I interviewed Trina for the first time, now we come together again 10 years later to see what has changed!

Trina is originally from the Feroe Islands and holidayed every summer in Competa with her parents who bought a home in the village in 1984. In 1992, after Trina had finished 5years at Hairdressing College, she


Sail and Stay based in La Herradura offering sailing trips departing every day from Marina Del Este has been running for nearly 10 years under the ownership of Stephen.

I interviewed Stephen a few years back and went on one of their cruises. Stephen was lovely and the cruise was absolutely fantastic. The whole family had an incredible day out. We went on a lunch cruise that started with fizz and nibbles then we went sailing for a couple of hours, anchored up, had lunch and drinks


1st December 2017 – HoolaTV are pleased to announce that they are now global with over 50 British TV channels worldwide.

 The service was launched on September 15 2017. HoolaTV is now available on the web or via the App stores for iOS and Android. It is not, yet another streaming company but a revolutionary TV service using a proprietary place-shifting technology allowing viewers from all around the world to access British Television from any device. This service is one

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