What’s The Best Portable Heater? Look For An Estufa!

If you are new to Spain or just moved to a new place, which is colder than you are used to, then you may want a heater (estufa).  Yes, Costa Tropical has a mild winter, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t cold.  Mild means we don’t have 2 feet of snow and the temp doesn’t drop below zero.  No matter what, just having a cup of hot chocolate doesn’t always do the trick.  Sometimes you need a little more to help keep you warm.  We cover the indoor heater options with gas, pellets, or electric, as well as outdoor patio heaters gas or electr

What's The Best Portable Heater Look For An Estufa! Spain isn't always warm, soyou need an estufa! The best portable heater is here, with options to choose from(gas heaters in Spain, electric heaters & more)  Yes, Costa Tropical has a mild winter, but that doesn't mean it isn't cold.  Mild means we don't have 2 feet of snow and the temp doesn't drop below zero. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Hiking In Spain – Awesome Guides In The Spotlight

If you like to keep moving, there is no shortage of great places to go hiking in Spain!  No matter if you are in Galicia, Asturias, Pyrenees, Andalucia and many other areas, you will be sure to have a great connection with nature.  We of course are based in Costa Tropical, so most of what we share will be for nearby day trips from Almuñécar.

Hiking In Spain - Awesome Guides In The Spotlight. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

We have compiled a great list of resources to help you explore a bit off the beat track as well as some more basic walking guides. Get moving and discover all that Spain has to offer.Continue reading

A Must Experience Wine Tasting

What better way to experience a bit of local culture than to  enjoy a wine tasting.  Spend the afternoon at a local bodega with wine tasting, olive oil tasting and tapas.  It is also just around the corner from the historic Roman Aqueduct!

Spend the afternoon at a local bodega with wine tasting, olive oil tasting and tapas. Then finish it off with a walk to the historic Roman Aqueduct! Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

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Almuñecar Sports, Teams, Clubs, Social Groups & More

Almuñecar Social Groups & Informational Resources

There is nothing better than a sense of community and that is what you will find in many of the social groups available in Spain.  There are several resources at your disposal via Social Groups, Clubs, Facebook Groups, Blog and Websites about Spain or the Costa Tropical area.  Within these groups, you may connect and learn from others.  If you are looking for second-hand or used goods, there are several different buy, sell, swap groups too.

Almuñecar social groups, there's nothing better than a sense of community & support. There are many social groups available in Almuñecar Spain. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Where To Refill Your Butane Bottle or Bombona de Butano

If you live in Almuñécar, or its surrounding areas, chances are you use Butano (Butane bottle) for some sort of heating.  Butane is by far the dominant fuel used for heating in Spain.  It is much more common than say propane, and as such, this post will cover the HOW and WHERE to obtain replacement butane cylinders.

We share with you HOW and WHERE to obtain replacement butane cylinders in Almuñécar and La Herradura. Butano (Butane bottles).

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11 Tools, Spanish Classes And Activities Almuñécar & La Herradura

We all have different learning styles and preferences when learning something new.  It is no different when you want to study Spanish.  Some of us prefer one-to-one Spanish lessons and some prefer group Spanish classes.  While some like to get into the details of grammar, others prefer just to listen, learn and chat.  Is it best to have intensive Spanish lessons, occasional lessons, play games or just meet up with friends once a week?  Only you know what you need and which will work best for you and perhaps it is a combination of them all!

We all have different learning styles and preferences when learning something new.  It is no different when you want to study Spanish.  Some of us prefer one to one Spanish lessons and some prefer group Spanish classes.  While some like to get into the details of grammar, others prefer just to listen, learn and chat.  Is it best to have intensive Spanish lessons, occasional lessons, play games or just meet up with friends once a week?  Only you know what you need and which will work best for you and perhaps it is a combination of them all! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Shopping Carts With Wheels (Trolley & Carriage)

One of the best things about living in Almuñécar & La Herradura is the walkability!  If you are in town, everything is just out your door, but sometimes you still need assistance getting things home.  This is when shopping carts with wheels come in handy.  Some of you may call them a shopping trolley or shopping carriage, but we just call it a good old shopping cart!

Where to buy Shopping Carts With Wheels (Trolley & Carriage) on the Costa Tropical. Use a shopping trolley and it will ease your walk home. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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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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