The path is on land controlled by Spain’s Costas department so any investment has to be approved in Madrid and funded from the central budget. Four previous projects have failed to get off the ground since the coastal promenade project was first announced in 1977.
Alex Says: Projects that modify the coastline need to be approved by Costas and it is a stickler for the rules.
Fresh hope comes from a 500,000 euro budget provision announced in the Spanish the budget, and by public comments by Enrique Hernández Bento, the Spanish Undersecretary of Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.
The total cost of the project is well over a million eurosso more money is needed, but public comments by undersecretaries are a good thing.
With new Mogán mayor Onalia Bueno also keep to get big project going, and money already earmarked for the work, the Arguineguín promenade may just get the go ahead.