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Olive Oil in Benalmadena, Malaga

By | 9 March, 2019 | 0 comments

Olive Oil

Olive oil is not just the essential ingredient of the famously health-giving Mediterranean diet but also to the way of life here on the Costa del Sol and the province of Malaga, which currently has 100,000 hectares of olive groves, has excelled in recent years in the production of nationally and internationally award winning high quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), which has been awarded various national and international prizes. There are few towns more passionate about the so-called ‘liquid gold’ than that of Benalmadena. Book a holiday in Benalmadena and find yourself in the international capital of olive oil and also one of the best holiday destinations in Spain.

Here in the Malaga region gastronomy and all things ‘foodie’ hold incredible importance to the locals and the tourists who arrive eager to try the famous traditional Spanish flavours and MAC Hotels offers guests not only the opportunity to experience these delicious flavours in lovingly prepared dishes but also to taste some luxury in the form of the Hotel MAC Puerto Marina. This superb 4-star hotel is found in the charming town of Benalmedina, next to its lively, Blue Flag Marina complex.  It offers a whole host of top facilities combined with a range of things to do and sights to see in the surrounding area, meaning you will live life to the fullest on your unforgettable holiday.

Normally known for its beautiful beaches and lively atmosphere this region also boasts a rich tradition in the production of olive oil with many of the best olive oils produced in Spain originating from the Malaga province. The FInca la Torre has received the award for the best Extra Virgin Olive Oil for the past four years. Based in Bobadilla, Malaga this farm has been producing olive oil since 1260, including one of the most important olive oils in Andalusia – Hojiblanca. This oil represents around 15% of Andalucía’s total production and its unique aroma makes it an extremely popular souvenir to take back home with you so you can re-live your holiday with the taste of Andalusia.

From the inland hamlet of Mondron in Malaga province, the olive oil ‘Unico’ recently won an award for its extraordinary flavour and aroma at the World Olive Oil Competition in New York and ‘Legado’ olive oil, which is produced in the olive mill in Antequera also received international recognition at the same awards. So with these olive oils and more to try during your visit to Benalmadena, gastronomic connoisseurs, ‘foodies’, healthy eaters and all those of us who appreciate great food have another reason to visit.

Here at the MAC Hotel Puerto Marina you can look forward to enjoying an unforgettable holiday at our hotel in Benalmadena. which boasts a newly opened Spa facility ready to relax you after your active days. So book your holiday with us today through our official website. Whatever kind of experience you dream of, we can offer exactly what you are looking for.

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