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Come away to Almuñecar and discover a gem of a destination on Granada's Costa Tropical! Steeped in a distinct Arabic past, the charming streets and whitewashed houses outlined by an ancient castle dating back to the first century boasting splendid views for miles around make this a breathtaking place to spend time! A sunny Mediterranean climate makes this gorgeous town a top destination for beach lovers, sunseekers and sightseeing!Almuñecar coastal paradise
Find a breezy, spacious, upmarket, contemporary holiday rental for four or pick a perfect option for a family or family group of six or even as many as 12 guests! Most of the lovely, holiday rentals and apartments in the area are conveniently located under 500m from the beach and near to amenities such as supermarkets and restaurants. These rental properties are located in and around Almuñecar and feature immaculate, fully equipped, tastefully decorated interiors. Most of the prime properties on offer boast a sparkling outdoor private pool or gorgeous panoramic balcony views of the surroundings.
Holidays in Almuñecar: The area and getting aroundA sun-drenched historical beach destination
Almuñecar is easily reached with flights touching down in Granada located 45 km north or Malaga located 45 minutes west with plenty of car rental options at the airports. This charming resort destination boasts an Arab castle, a gorgeous, atmospheric old town with narrow cobbled streets, fabulous authentic, weekly Spanish markets and 19 km of stunning coastline with no less than 15 beaches and lovely sheltered coves to discoverTop attractions and sightseeing
Almuñecar is well situated for an idyllic beach holiday with easy access to wonderful family friendly local beaches such as Playa Puerta del Mar and Playa Tesorillo with lots of opportunities for relaxing, sunbathing and swimming in crystal clear, shallow waters! Just 10 minutes from Almuñecar you will find the famous whitewashed village of Nerja, the spectacular Nerja Caves and Frigiliana known as the most picturesque village in Spain! Almuñecar also boasts fantastic sights such as ancient Phoenician saltworks and a Roman aqueduct!441
Travellers and activitiesAlmuñecar for nature lovers
Almuñecar's privileged location on Spain's gorgeous Costa Tropical and easy driving distance to the majestic, dramatic peaks of the Parque Natural de Sierra Nevada offers you incredible possibilities to explore the diversity of some of the most renowned natural wonders of Spain! Languish on impeccable beaches or explore dazzling snow capped mountain peaks and soaring mountain slopes all on the same day!Almuñecar for day trippers
Be dazzled by an ancient masterpiece of Islamic architectural design at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains where Granada's Alhambra awaits your discovery! Here you can explore several majestic palaces and marvel at incredible landscaping and blooming rose gardens alongside lavish, embellished fountains. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-see for visitors to this region as is the charm and glamour of the beautiful city of Malaga!
Top 5 travel tips for Almuñecar1. Visit the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada
Discover dramatic mountain landscapes and incredible, remote villages in the high altitude Sierra Nevada National Park just north of Almuñecar. Pack your hiking or cycling gear and discover the 23 spectacular signposted footpaths for hikers and 13 cycle tracks. There are more than 100 km of pistes for skiers nestled against the slopes of the mountains of this region with altitudes of up to 3000m!2. Visit Junta de los Rios Nature Park
For the perfect adventure day out, pack a picnic and head 18 km inland to the Costa Tropical Valley where you can explore the sublime beauty of the Junta de los Rios Nature Park. Here the confluence of two rivers has helped create a myriad of crystal clear, tourmaline hued pools and rushing waterfalls! Thrill seekers can join a canyoning excursion here while families can enjoy sheltered swimming and beautiful, peaceful hikes.3. Visit Malaga
Take a splendid coastal drive to the west of Almuñecar and spend time wandering about in the lovely, ancient Mediterranean port town of Malaga where you get fantastic views from the historic, weathered fortress on the hilltop overlooking the fabulous, sandy Playa de la Malagueta. Malaga's medieval old town is a delight and features a labyrinth of narrow, pedestrian streets with dozens of gorgeous, tiny boutiques and secluded plazas with wonderful al fresco dining terraces for a perfect Andalucian lunch!4. Have fun at Aqua Tropica Waterpark
On the outskirts of Almuñecar you will find a family friendly water slide park that offers a day out of fun and sun! Have a whale of a time enjoying the giant pool areas, a wave pool and a variety of daredevil water slides in the fun, tropical themed recreation areas. Be sure to try out the 8 ultimate adventure thrill rides that the park is known for! Why not bring a picnic to enjoy in the designated picnic area or work up an appetite on the slides and rides and try out the on site fast food joints and ice cream parlour!5. Spend the day at Pueblos Blancos
Almuñecar is a paradise for fantastic day trips to once in a lifetime places! Head just over an hour north-east where an off the beaten track remote village wonderland awaits your discovery in Las Alpujarras, the rolling hills of the Sierra Nevada. Immerse yourself in the Berber aesthetic of the North African Moors amongst the stunning whitewashed houses of Pueblos Blancos, dramatically perched with incredible escarpment views and wide panoramas over lush, dramatic valleys!