A gift from Banus to San Pedro

One of the consequences of coastal development is that that you often find yourself fighting the forces of nature. Cliffs erode, beaches are washed away and harbours become silted.

Happily, in the case of Puerto Banus, they are able to use the sand dredged from the harbour mouth to improve the beaches in neighbouring San Pedro.

The 30,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the harbour in Puerto Banus and “added” to the beaches in San Pedro in an now yearly process of fighting the forces of nature.

By the way, in case you haven’t been recently, San Pedro is definitely worth a visit – it’s slowly becoming something of a “hip” destination where artisan cafes and local craft industries have sprung up – taking advantage of the lower rents in the area to launch their new enterprises.

The new Boulevard Park runs through the centre of town and the wide tree-lined avenues that run down to the Paseo and the beach have been planted with over 350 varietoes of sub-tropical plants.