Appreciate The Moment.

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Take time to mellow this autumn and cherish what you have around you. We hope to inspire you with this October edition of Essential.

Come with us on a visit to some of Andalucía’s prettiest villages, or how about a drive-in movie at Autocine Málaga?

We preview the stylish new Mercedes AMG ONE, and see why Wizz Air is flying so high. We also delve into the career of Miles Teller following his so-impressive performance in Top Gun: Maverick.

Back on the Coast, enjoy delicious heathy food at House of Flow in Benahavís, get prepared to be impressed by new villas project, The Gallery, find out what goes on at OxyZone Biohacking Wellness Center, and check out the new Occidental Puerto Banús.

Finally, BBC commemorations will reach a crescendo this month, with the broadcasting corporation clocking up 100 years since its inception in October 1922. Whatever your background, it’s likely that the Beeb has borne some influence on your life.





Autocine Málaga Metrovacesa: Drive-In Family Fun

Fancy watching an iconic movie at a drive-in, American style, with a giant screen and audio linked to your car radio (Original version or Spanish)? Look no further than Autocine Málaga with a 250 vehicle capacity, combining food outlets, live music, DJs, and unique events.


Home Office Design Trends 2022

Recent circumstances wrought changes in the way we live, with many of us having a home set-up to work from. This has resulted in a revolution in home office design as you will see from our feature, which includes a look at some of key factors involved.


The Occidental Puerto Banús

With nearly 300 spacious and light-filled rooms, the new Occidental Puerto Banús (previously the PYR Hotel), marketed under the Barceló brand, is a great choice for families and couples, being located only minutes away from the frontline of the famous port.


Andalucía’s Prettiest Villages, White Pueblo Wonders

Spain is famous for its white pueblo wonders and Andalucía is no exception, containing 17 of the 105 ‘Pueblos Más Bonitos de España’. Have a look at six of the best: Setenil de Las Bodegas, Castellar de La Frontera, Pampaneira, Mojájar, Genalguacil, and Vejer de La Frontera.


The Gallery Marbella: Designed For The Art Of Living

The Gallery Marbella is a private residential country club in the hills of Palo Alto, comprising a collection of state-of-the-art villas. Here, in the heart of nature, a new concept of luxury living is coming together in combination with an enviable range of amenities.


Go With The Flow At House Of Flow

Go with the flow at House of Flow on the Main Street of Benahavís. Set in a period building full of charm and style, this latest venture from Darryn Welch of Hustle n’ Flow fame is a must-experience, which combines healthy food options with cultural events.