12 Sexi Neighborhoods in Almuñécar

Almuñécar is a town of about 30,000 people and during the high season that number can nearly triple. While the main part of town is very compact and accessible via foot there is more to it than what a map can show you. There are several Almuñécar neighborhoods that may appear close on a map, but are set in hillsides so could be quite a hike. Each area also has a different look and feel and can be active all year or mainly during the summer months.

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Buried Secrets Phoenician Ruins The Necropolis of Puente de Noy

Step back in time, thousands of years ago along Costa Tropical.   The waves from the beautiful blue sea were lapping on the shore, people were living here and making ceramics and crafts.  They were protected and surrounded by the lush Granada mountains and hills and life was good.  When people passed away, their burial grounds were placed up on the hills, the Phoenician Necropolis.  People were buried in their tombs with goods and belongings, all right here on the Granada coast!

Dating back thousands of years in Costa Tropical, the recently discovered Phoenician ruins. The Phoenician Necropolis, over 100 tombs 7th Century BC. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Almuñécar Bike Rental / Bike Shops

If you would like to really explore Costa Tropical, beyond the Paseo, then renting a bike is the option for you.  There are two wonderful year round bike shops in town and both are very reputable and friendly.cycling in Almunecar. Almuñécar Bike Rental. Cycling path along Velilla Beach

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Costa Tropical – Tropico Express Tourist Train

Tropico Express Tourist Train

Tropico Express Tourist Train

The Tropico Express Train takes you on a tour along the boardwalks of Almuñécar.  Continue reading

Almuñécar City Bus Schedule

Almuñécar  Bus Schedule
Almuñécar City Bus

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Peñones del Santo – Natural Monument of Almuñécar

.Peñones del Santo is a natural monument with the addition of a man-made cross.  You may climb to the top of Peñones del Santo for vast views of Almuñécar and the beautiful cost of Granada beaches.  There is a large plaza at the top with a very large cross at the highest point.  The surrounding metal railings have become a location for people to leave behind their locks of love.

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Schools in Almuñécar / La Herradura

There are several public and private schools in Almuñécar. Covering infant through high school (grade pre k to 12).
There is also one International school (British Curriculum), which serves for the entire coastal area.

  • CEIP –  Infant and Primary School (preschool – grade 6) (Colegio de Educación Infantil y Primaria)
  • IES – Secondary (grade 7-10)
    Instituto de Educación Secundaria
  • Bachillerato (grade 11-12)  Optional
    Currently only located at Antigua Sexi and Al Andalus (Bi-Lingual)

Schools in Almuñécar - La Herradura

 

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Almuñécar Municipal Market

Live like a local and get your daily shopping done at the Almuñécar Municipal Market.

Mercado Municipal – Almuñécar Municipal Market

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Almuñécar Supermarkets, Grocery Stores & More

There are 4 main Almuñécar Supermarkets or Grocery Stores in the area, including La Herradura, Motril and Vélez-Málaga .  There are also several specialty markets or small stores where you will be able to find imported or international products.  A few of these are open for limited hours on Sundays.  Check for details in the Almuñécar Directory now.

Almuñécar Markets, grocery stores, supermercados and more!

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Calle Real Fountain – Almuñécar

As you meander the pedestrian streets of old town Almuñécar, you are bound to happen upon the Calle Real Fountain.  This fountain was originally built in 1559, with remnants of the Roman aqueduct encased in glass beside the fountain.  It 1994, the Calle Real Fountain was restored to its current state.  

Almunecar Old Town Calle Real Fountain

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