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The Condado Kids Club. Whats on this summer?

Eden Hair and Beauty at Condado De Alhama simply “Blingtastic!”

EcoTech shop opening Al Kasar, Condado De Alhama

The Condado Kids Club. Whats on this summer?

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The Condado Kids’ Club at The Condado Club run something for the kids all through the holidays. Whats on this summer at the kids club.

Kids’ Club 1100-1300 Monday to Friday. 5 Euro per session

Art Attack Tuesdays and Thursdays 1400-1530 5 Euro per session

FREE Football Fridays at 2000 and Saturdays 1000-1200

Princess parties 21 July, 28 July and 4 August in Condado Club function room, 1930-2100, pink lemonade, pink cupcakes and loads of girlie fun..8 euro per child….please prebook

Discos on Thursdays 24 July – 21 August at 1900-2100, 3 Euro including squash/ water

Cheapest tickets to Terra Natura water park and zoo available from Kids’ club, Monday to friday 1000-1300 or emailcondadokidsclub@gmail.com

World Cup themed Football tournament 1-10 August, 5 Euro entry…monies to FEDER, the Spanish Federacion for children with rare diseases and Javi’s Fund
Registration at Kids’ Club or email condadokidsclub@gmail.com

For further information….
Facebook. Condado Club Gym
Email. Condadokidsclub@gmail.com
www.condadokidsclub.com

 

Article submitted by Denise Condado Kids Club leader.

Jill @ July 14, 2014

Eden Hair and Beauty at Condado De Alhama simply “Blingtastic!”

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Summer has arrived! Now is the time when we all want to look our best  and here at  Eden Hair & Beauty we have a range of treatments to help you prepare for the Summer. So why not treat yourself to a treatment or two.

Aaron, our Barber, has started opening the Salon on Saturday nights whilst the Evening Markets are on so while the wives & girlfriends are shopping the men can spruce themselves up.

Brighten up your Summer this month by indulging in a Deluxe Pedicure with our Fabulous Summer colours, try our Nail Art or go ‘Blingtastic’ with Crystal toes, a premium service that covers a signature toe in Crystals. Swarovski element crystals are available on request  from 18th July although there will be limited availability. Please call in to the Salon for our supplementary price list on Nail Art and to book an appointment.

This month our Ladies Night Event is ‘Flip Flop Friday’ on the 18th July. Get ready  for the Beach – Book a Deluxe Pedicure for the 18th or  book on the Ladies Night and get a Free pair of Flip Flops when you have your pedicure. Different designs and sizes are available however this offer is until stocks run out! Make sure you book early for the Fantastic & Fabulous Flip Flop Friday event on 18th July.

Eden Hair and Beauty is located at Condado De Alhama in the Al Kasar square.

Al Kasar is open to the public every day of the year. Make a day of it at Al Kasar, Condado De Alhama.

Jill @ July 11, 2014

EcoTech shop opening Al Kasar, Condado De Alhama

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James of EcoTech

The newest members of the Al Kasar family, EcoTech will open their office and shop next week on Condado De Alhama. Ecotech bring to Condado and the surrounding areas some brilliant must have improvements for your apartment as well as money saving electrical items like air conditioning card meters and whole house surge protection.

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James Etherington has been the electrician on Condado De Alhama for almost 4 years and is a very familiar face on the resort having lived here since moving to Spain. Luke Turkington, the other half of Ecotech has been living on Condado for over a year and together they make a great team.

The Ecotech shop is located between La Cata and the Condado Gift shop.

Visit their website and Facebook page

Think Ecotech and save!

admin @ July 5, 2014

THE OLD RAILROAD OF CONDADO ALHAMA

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 Lots of stories have been passed around about the old building in the distance from Condado De Alhama. Antonio from FINCA BUTRON shares some more local history of our much loved little piece of Spain, Alhama de Murcia.
 Miguel Primo de Rivera was the first dictator of Spain in the XX century,  from 1923 to 1930, he promoted infrastructures in Spain, not only roads, ports ,and military bases like Castillitos called the guns by some British residents. Also he created a big improvements to the railroads, one example is the old railroad from totana to Cartagena which passes next to Condado de Alhama. This railroad was never finished due to the fall of Miguel Primo de Rivera and the change of the political system in Spain.
Many men worked there, one of them was actually my great grandfather, who worked building the railroad, specially building the old railroad station of Cañadas del Romero which nowadays you can see from Condado de Alhama if you look to right side of the motorway RM23 as you head towards Mazarron.
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This station was build to provide fresh water to the old locomotives. Nowadays you can still see 2 different floors, the first floor was designed to be the station with an area to sell tickets, but mainly this area was designed for loading and unloading the train of agricultural products and farm animals.
The idea was not only to create a rail connection with Cartagena and mazarron, it was also to bring agricultural production of the Salinas or Saladar, which is the flat area from Condado to Totana.
On the second floor was different rooms for accommodation and storing goods, and right outside the different water tanks which even nowadays are used and contain some water, which is collected from the rain and different underground wells in the area.
There used to be a bridge next to Condado which was crossing the national road which was replaced with the motorway.
You can still follow the railroad track to go to Totana from El Pareton but the conditions are not so good from Condado to El Pareton but after that the treck is good because of the pavement. This is called la via nueva at Totana, the new rail road.
My great grandfather built at home, next to the other bridge which it was built on the road to Los Canovas , a small restaurant for the workers of the railroad at the family home which now is really close of our allotment area. Actually we own part of the railroad which is crossing the farm on the east end of it.
Just a few kilometers from our farm and allotment area you can still finding the junction of La Pinilla, which was the junction of the railroad to mazarron.
Is a nice walk along the old railroad on the way to our finca from Condado , it is a flat easy walk all the way, where you will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes.
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Finca Butron. Enjoy organic allotment without all the hard work. You plant, we water and take care of, you enjoy the crops. Visit us soon.
Summer offer, allotment 100m2 wáter, iva, maintenance, advise and general help only 29,95€ children 50% discount.
Carol Ann Orr from Condado quoted, “We are enjoying working on our allotment with Antonio’s help…we have 5 grapevines,1 fig tree & 1 olive tree that already all have fruit growing on them!!!”

We thank Antonio at Finca Butron for sharing some of Condado local history.

 

admin @ June 29, 2014

Wine Tasting Every Saturday at Le Troquet

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Le Troquet has started their wine tasting Saturdays and they are becoming very popular. Excellent wines and food to enjoy, the perfect place to go before visiting the evening market located at Al Kasar every Saturday night.

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The first market was this past Saturday and it really bought a lot of people to the businesses of Al Kasar. It was the first evening of the season where all the restaurants looked to be full. The atmosphere was great and the weather was perfect.

Tomorrow will see the start of the holiday makers arriving to the resort and all the businesses have prepared lots of special events and entertainment.

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See all the bars and restaurants for their specials of the day and entertainment schedules.

Enjoy summer Condado and welcome home to all the owners arriving this weekend. Its going to be a hot one… so take care and drink plenty of cocktails.

 

admin @ June 26, 2014

Iains Sports Summer Club opens this Saturday 28th June

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Kids coming to Condado listen up, the summer sports club located at Al Kasar, Iains Zone is opening up for the season Saturday 28th June.

The summer camp welcomes children from the ages of 5-16yrs. The children should meet at the football pitches behind Al Kasar at 10:30am and the camp finishes at 12:30pm. The camp will run daily all through the summer season. Kids will be able to meet friends and enjoy football , dodgeball , crab football , rugby , tag rugby races ,catchball, crossbar challange , team relays , penalty competition plus many other games.

The cost for the club is,  1 child 5 euros, 2 children 8 euros, 3 children 10 euros.

Iain Croarkin, is a sports coach SFA qualified & CRB checked and fully insured.

To join in, just turn up and bring lots of energy.

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Jill @ June 24, 2014

An Evening with International Clairvoyant and Medium DAVID DARNBOROUGH at The Condado Club

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Thursday 26th June at The Condado Club enjoy a demonstration by David Darnborough. David is an International Clairvoyant Medium who has appeared in the UK, Norway, America and Spain. Now resident on the Costa Blanca he returns to The Condado Club for a second time for just one night. Doors close at 7:45PM and tickets are limited but are on sale now! It will be a great night so try not to miss it.

Tickets are only 5€ and can be reserved and purchased by sending an e mail vip@condadodealhamaservices.com or pick one up in person at The Condado Club bar.

Make a night of it and enjoy the Condado Clubs Mexican Menu, I really recommend this. The full menu will also available.

Show starts at 8PM. This night is in aid of The Beacon of Light spiritualist centre in Cañadas Del Romero. The centre would like to thank Paul and Rachel of the Condado Club for donating the room free of charge for the event. We hope to see you there.

Jill @ June 22, 2014

“Curtain Call” Finish work on a super Yacht

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Sally and Peter are owners on Condado and run their company ‘Curtain Call’, which is Condado’s number 1 choice for curtains and upholstery, share with us their story as they finish work on a super yacht.

Sally tell us,  ”Nearly every year we get asked to do at least one slightly unusual project.  This year we got a call from the captain of a super yacht to ask us to quote for curtains and upholstery as he was coming into Cartagena for a winter refit.

Our job was to produce curtains twenty five metres long and almost five metres high to divide up the hanger of the yacht which doubles up as a disco hall during the summer months when the yacht does luxury trips around the Med with clients.  We  got on very well with the crew who were Australians and New Zealanders.  We never met the owner, who is Russian, but he must have quite liked us as he ordered the crew to give us a bottle of his personal champagne when we finished.  Of course Sally had to look it up on the internet and in the process discovered that it was on offer that week in ‘selected’ branches of Sainsbury’s at fifty eight pounds per bottle!  We had a long discussion on whether we could ever bring ourselves to pay that much for just one bottle of champagne and concluded that we might go out there with the intention of buying a bottle (it was really quite nice) but at the last minute we would probably chicken out and buy three bottles at twenty pounds each – much more fun!

Anyway, we also ended up producing sea-proof covers for the bar and the Jacuzzi on the helicopter deck and some canvas window panels  before they announced that they had to leave to go to Monaco for the Grand Prix where the owner had rented a trackside mooring. How the other half lives hey!”

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Back in the real world, if you have upholstered patio furniture which is looking a bit tired, we have two ranges of outdoor fabrics which are durable, colourful, fade resistant and very reasonably priced.  We can do complete set of new cushions for you in better quality fabric and foam than the suite probably had when new, for a lot less than buying a  new set of chairs or sun beds.

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Give us a call on 616240171 or e-mail us at: sally@curtain-call.es or simply click on our advert to the right of this page.

 

admin @ June 19, 2014

Saturday Evening Market 2014 Condado De Alhama

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Its a sure sign that the summer season has begun, our summer Saturday market will begin again Saturday 21st June at 6PM.

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As always the market inauguration will be a kick off party to our summer nights on Condado De Alhama. The evenings have warmed up enough that you can enjoy a stroll down to Al Kasar to enjoy one of the many bars and restaurants.

It seems a little quieter than usual on the resort at the moment but all that is set to change as the schools begin the break up for the holidays.

Remember to support your bars and restaurants this summer, they have all made it through another long quiet winter season.

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We hope to see everyone out on Saturday night for the start of SUMMER 2014!

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admin @ June 17, 2014

Come Dine With Me

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“Come dine with me” is a new venture by Keith and Sandra on Mazarron Country Club. The couple moved to Mazarron Country Club in April.

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“I have just enjoyed a Sunday lunch at Keith and Sandra´s home on The Country Club. Dining with a personal touch, Keith and Sandra ask 3 questions when you call or email to book, 1. What do you like? 2. What don´t you like and 3. Do you have any allergies? Then you leave the planning in their capable hands. We sat out in the sun on their patio and had canopies and refreshing drinks on our arrival, moving inside (Al Fresco dining is available) to enjoy a 4 course dining experience.

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Our menu included: Water melon gazpacho, asparagus wrapped in serrano ham with hollandaise sauce, chicken breast resting on a bed of carrot puree, with fresh vegetables and roast potatoes, followed by a baseless white chocolate cheesecake (one of our party has a gluten free diet), this was rounded off with coffee and strawberries dipped in white chocolate. Drinks through he meal was also included. ”

If it is child free dining with a difference you are looking for you must visit! Throughout the meal Keith and Sandra were very attentive, but not intrusive. The meal was delicious; I will defiantly be making a return visit.

All dietary requirements are catered for along with celebrations or simply a nice meal out with good company. Keith said he takes booking a week in advance to prepare the menu and tailor it to your needs. Maximum numbers are 6 and as I said above an adult experience!

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Contact details are mobile number 0034 603250334, email address: reddevil592002ahoo.co.uk

Article submitted by Julie Gildea.

 

 

admin @ June 16, 2014