New Luxury Villas in Costa Tropical Spain For Sale

There’s a new wave of luxury villas in Costa Tropical Spain and they can be found at SANNTONIO.  Perched on the hill above La Herradura, you will find 10 luxury properties with amazing sea and mountain views, a community atmosphere and ideal terraces for entertaining or a romantic night at home.

Luxury villas in Costa Tropical Spain, named Sanntonio.  Perched above La Herradura, with breathtaking sea & mountain views and a village community. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Volunteer Opportunities Almuñecar, La Herradura, Motril

Why volunteer?  It is a great chance to give something back to the community and make a difference to the people around you.  It can also be an opportunity to develop new skills, create new relationships.  Choose to volunteer with schools, environment, animals and more.  Here are some volunteer opportunities in La Herradura, Almuñecar & Costa Tropical.  It is also a fun way to interact with the locals and meet new people.

Choose to volunteer with schools, environment, animals and more. Here are some volunteer opportunities in La Herradura, Almuñecar & Costa Tropical. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

Speak English At Local Schools

Some of the local schools appreciate volunteers who speak English to assist teachers for certain class periods.  These opportunities are during the school year from September through June and can be 1 hour a week or as often as you like. 

Day of Languages at IES Al-Ándalus

In addition, each spring there is a “Day of Languages” at IES AlÁndalus.  This includes activities in different languages, especially in English.  They also include Braille and Sign Language, to show the students diversity and bridge communication.  Each year they need as many volunteers as possible for this event and are looking for any languages (English and French are most desired).  You may talk about whatever you think is interesting for teens.  It could be a talk, a workshop, a powerpoint presentation or any activity, as long as it is in English/French. More info from IES AlÁndalus secondary school contact here.

All volunteers working with minors are required to obtain a Certificate of Sexual Offences (Certificado de delito sexual).


Local beach cleanup days are a great way to give back to the community and make our La Herradura & Almuñécar beaches nicer!  

Playa Patrol – Beach Clean Up

Living on the sea means that we are even more aware of the harm that single-use plastic (drinking straws, water bottles, snack bags, juice boxes), cigarette butts, and lost fishing gear have on our little slice of paradise.  Why not join us at a monthly beach cleanup? Bring the family and get involved in keeping our sea plastic free.

Valle Verde Animal Rescue

Valle Verde Animal Rescue

It is understood everyone can’t make regular financial donations or offer a home for foster or adoption.  That said you can volunteer, please don’t underestimate the power of just a little help.


wetlands and wildlife

Wetlands of Motril – Charca de Suárez

Enjoy a day ou bird watching at Charca de Suárez in Motril.  This is the most important wetland on the coast of Granada, with over 160 species of birds, as well as wildlife and numerous plants and vegetation.  This 15.6 hectares environmental site has plans to double in the future, which is critical for the endangered bird species in the area and their survival.  This is the ideal refuge for many species in addition to a strategic location for migration.


Amigos Del Mar Association (Friends of the sea) La Herradura Spain Festival del Mar / Festival of the sea

Amigos Del Mar

Amigos Del Mar Association is a non-profit marine conservation organization founded in the Costa Tropical.  Their main objective is to promote marine awareness through edu-tainment and work with the authorities to achieve real protection of the protected coastline areas.  They also organize and run the Sea Festival in La Herradura.  This is an annual event to celebrate the sea and show our gratitude towards the marine environment.  Volunteers are appreciated year-round and for the festival, so please make contact if you would like to get involved.

If you have more suggestions, just send us a message and we will determine if it should be added to the list.

 

Looking for more things to do Almuñécar?

Please review our full list of Things To Do in Almuñécar, including 1/2 day and full day trips from Almuñécar.
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 www.AlmunecarInfo.com

Organized Tours

Here are some local tour options for you, as well as more around Spain.

Things to do in Almunecar Spain. All of these activities and tours for Almuñécar & La Herradura are great for the entire family. So come have some fun! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

If you are heading to the bigger cities of Granada or Málaga check out these great tours.  There are also many for you to enjoy from being active on walking or biking tour, to enjoying a food or wine tour.  There is so much to do and many great offers for you.

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Well that should keep you busy for a little while.  If you discover new activities you feel we should add to the list, please comment below with detailed information.  We will research and if it is a good fit, we will do our best to include it in the list.

 

What do you think?  Do you think Almuñécar is a family friendly place?

 

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Travel Between Almuñecar – La Herradura Bus Options

We share with you some Almuñécar & La Herradura bus options.  You actually have a couple of choices for using public transport to travel between the village of La Herradura and Almuñécar.

We share with you some Almuñecar & La Herradura bus options.  You actually have a couple of choices for using public transport to travel between the towns. 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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Almuñécar Shopping For A Mobile Phone Or SIM Card

You have arrived in Spain, and perhaps you want to get local cell phone service.  Where do you go?  What do need to buy?  This post will provide some tips and strategies for getting connected.

You have arrived in Spain, and perhaps you want to get local cell phone service. Where do you go? What do need to buy? Keep on reading and we'll tell you. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

We will cover two potential scenarios that new arrivals face having moved to Spain:

  1. You have a phone that works in Europe, but you need a Spanish SIM card;
  2. You need to purchase a new phone that’s compatible with the European networks;

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Almuñécar Tourist Office

There are 2 Almuñécar tourist office locations and one in La Herradura.  Each of them is staffed with multilingual and very helpful people.  They will provide you with a local map of the area and there are plenty of brochures with things to do in Almuñécar as well.

Almuñécar Tourist Office - off of San Cristobal Beach.

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Playa La Herradura Granada Spain

When you visit Playa La Herradura Granada Spain, you’ll find a charming old town with pedestrian streets, covered with stone mosaic designs.  It offers an incredible village vibe, with a central plaza and an amazing beach.

When you visit Playa La Herradura Granada Spain, you find a charming old town with pedestrian streets, covered with stone mosaic designs.  It offers an incredible village vibe, with a central plaza and an amazing beach. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Popular Social Media Spots In Almuñécar & La Herradura

Social Media has taken over and some of us can’t live without it.  It seems we have an urge to share with the world what a great time we are having or the beautiful place we are located.  We’ve scoured Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook to share with you the popular social media spots in Almuñécar & La Herradura.  Some are beautiful scenery, while others are a little quirky or fun.  Don’t worry if you don’t know where they are located, we share a map with you too!  How many locations can you visit and share a photo on social media?

Social Media Spots Almuñécar - La Herradura - When you feel compelled to share with the world.  Try these popular social media spots in Almuñécar & La Herradura, beautiful, fun & quirky.  Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Where To Go For Health Care In Almuñécar & Costa Tropical

We all want to stay healthy and be able to enjoy our lives to the fullest.  Sometimes that means we need to visit a medical professional to keep us from getting ill, or help us when we aren’t feeling well.  We have a few options listed for general health care in Almuñécar, (general medical doctor, optometrist, dentist, pediatrician, clinical analysis, and more).  No one wants to experience and emergency, but it is always good to know what’s available to you, just in case you need it.  We will cover the main medical centers and clinics in Almuñécar and also provide information about the nearest hospitals.

Looking for general health care in Almuñécar? We tell you where to find some medical centers, doctors, hospitals & clinics in Almuñécar & surrounding areas. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Late Night Shopping Almuñécar Summer 2019

The streets are lit, the stores are open, the city is buzzing with people, and the ambiance is everywhere!  It’s late night shopping Almuñécar style!  This event takes place year, but 2019 has some extras in store for us!

The streets are lit, the stores are open, the city is buzzing with people, and the ambiance is everywhere!  It's late night shopping Almuñécar style!  This event takes place year, but 2019 has some extras in store for us! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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