Almuñécar Getting To Know Things Around Town

No matter if you are new to the area or have been here a long time, this is perfect for getting to know your way around Almuñécar.  We try to cover the most important things you would need to know or find.  Of course you can always use our search bar in the upper right of the page as well.  We do hope this helps and keep in mind, we are local expats who do this for free from the kindness of our hearts, so be kind!

Almuñécar Plazas - Plaza de la Constitución


Almuñécar Town Map

Please refer to the Almuñécar map to get a feel for the area and help you navigate around town.  Below we have pointed out some of the most common social areas to frequent, plazas, playgrounds, and playas!


Click on any of the headings for more information.

Almuñécar Plazas

There are many lovely plazas to visit around town.  Most of them have places to sit and relax or grab some food or drinks.  Click here to read more about the Almuñécar plazas.

Plaza Damasco Almunecar

Almuñécar Beaches

There is over 19 km of coast in town, we share more about the Almuñécar beaches with you.

San Cristobal Beach view

Almuñécar Parks and Playgrounds

If you have little ones, you are going to want to bookmark this link.  Here is a map and photo of the Almuñécar Playgrounds and Parks.

Almunecar Playgrounds and Parks Spain - Barrio San Miguel

Almuñécar Social Groups, Clubs & Sports

Almuñécar offers many sporting activities for both adults and children.  There are also many social groups for practicing Spanish, making new friends, getting toddlers together to play, yoga, dance, tennis, martial arts and more.
Check out our Almuñécar social groups and sports post.

Almuñécar Neighborhoods

There are several neighborhoods in town and it can be difficult to know them all.  Here we share with you the main Almuñécar neighborhoods.

Almunecar neighborhoods


Almuñécar Tourist Information

There are a total of 3 Tourist Information Centers.  Click here to see a Photo, Map, Hours and more for all 3 of the Almuñécar Tourist Offices.

Almunecar Tourist Office


Almuñécar Getting Settled

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights.

Almuñécar Medical or Healthcare

There are many options for you to receive healthcare in Almuñécar.  We have compiled a list of our favorites, some of whom speak English too.  These are the nearest hospitals, doctors, analysis clinics and more.  Read more about Almuñécar healthcare here.  We also have some information regarding travel insurance here.



Almuñécar How To…

We have a very informative How To section in our blog.  You will find out how to order coffee, how to change butane bottles, how to take care of a jellyfish sting, how to get your ITV, how to get to the Foreigner’s office, How to get to shopping malls and more!
Read more on our Almuñécar How To… here.



Almuñécar Transportation

Almuñécar Alsa Bus

The main bus station in town is just next to the McDonald’s.  You may purchase your tickets via the attendant in the station, the kiosk in the station or you can buy tickets online here!  This is how you will connect yourself with the rest of Spain via the bus.

  You may book your bus tickets online now !

Almunecar Bus station and taxi stand

There are a variety of transportation options available in Almuñécar.   Some are only available during the high season of the Summer months (July/Aug) , some run  in the Summer and shoulder season (May – Sept) and others are all year-long.  The links below should help you get a feel for the town and how to get around.

Almuñécar City Bus

There are several local bus lines to get you around town.  Click here to see each line and timetables for the local Almuñécar bus.

Almuñécar Bus getting around town

Almuñécar Taxi

You will find many taxis available in front of the central bus station or near Olivares, all along Avenida Juan Carlos.

Taxi stand Avenida Juan Carlos I Almunecar (getting around town)



Almuñécar Tropico Express Tourist Train

The Tropico Express Train, usually runs during tourist season.  In the off season, it may be hired by groups or special events.

Tropico Express Tourist Train

Almuñécar Horse and Carriage

During the high season, you may enjoy a romantic ride along the beaches of Almuñécar.  As of 2017, this hasn’t been around much.
Horse and Carriage Almunecar


Almuñécar Bike Rental

There are 2 main bike paths along the paseo in town and there are several bike rental locations.  Depending on where you rent your bike, you will have choices of a paseo or city bike, a mountain bike or a road bike.  This area is great for exploring out of town, so click here for Bike Rental information.

cycling in Almunecar. Almuñécar Bike Rental. Cycling path along Velilla Beach


Almuñécar Boat Rental

During the summer months there are all sorts of water toys, jet skis, boats, kayaks and more rented from the main beaches.  You may also rent boats or hire a boat tour from the Marina del Este.

Marina del Este, nestled in a protected cove, between Almuñécar and La Herradura. This area is full of summer fun with many activities year-round as well. Read more on


Almuñécar Things To Do

If you are looking for things to do In Almuñécar, this should get you started.  From enjoying nature to exploring the past, you will enjoy the surrounds of this great place.


Almuñécar Holiday Rentals

Where to stay in Almunecar . We have hotels, hostels, camping, homestay, as well as self-catering apartments and villas. We have them all here.


Almuñécar Hotels

The Costa Tropical is filled with great places to stay, but we help provide you with more information.  We have Hotel Almunecar , hostels, camping, homestay, as well as self-catering apartments and villas. We have them all here.

Almuñécar Hotels - The Best Place To Stay In Almuñécar With Amazing Views! Hotel Helios Costa Tropical

Almuñécar Parking

If you plan to drive, do pay attention to the painted lines on the street.  Any blue dashed lines are for pay parking and white dashed lines are free.  Here are more details about parking in Almuñécar and  how to pay a parking ticket.

Almunecar Restaurants & La Herradura Restaurants

We provide you with several lists of the best Almuñécar Restaurants & La Herradura restaurants too. From tapas to fine dining & churros to flamenco. Read more on

We provide you with several lists of some favorite Almuñécar Restaurants & La Herradura restaurants too. From tapas to fine dining & churros to flamenco. Read more about the restaurants here.

Almuñécar Town Scavenger Hunt

Free Download!  Almuñécar Scavenger Hunt, with photos!
Please refer to the Town Map for locations.



Que ver en Almuñecar/ What to do in Almuñecar

Looking for things to do or what to see in town?  We have so many options for you, find out more!

Things to do in Almunecar Spain. From Almunecar Beaches, to castles there is so much to see and do. Including local activities, day trips, outdoors, Almunecar beaches and more. Read more on