Tradition, processions, remembrance, commemoration, brotherhoods, sisterhoods, candles, floats, a variety of costumes and more, are all part of what you will experience during AlmuñécarSemana Santa (Holy Week)! This usually spans over 8 days, with multiple processions through town during the day or night. For 2021, it will again be a little different from the normal week. Keep reading to see what will be happening in 2021.
There are several options for Parking in Almuñécar. Some of the options have a time limit, while others are more worry free. You must be aware of the different seasons, dates and hours for the “On street pay parking“, as it can be a bit confusing.
When parking along the street in town you will notice various colored dashes along the road. There are signs posted along the way which explain what these colors mean, but you need to get out of your car to read the signs.Continue reading
In the middle of March we are always in for a treat with the La Herradura Feria and Fiestas de San José! This is the place to be in order to celebrate San José, Father’s Day, the coming of Spring, and all people named José. Be prepared for a few days and nights with activities, events, food, drink and parties.
La Herradura will not celebrate its patron saint festivities again, for the second consecutive year. due to the pandemic caused by Covid-19. However, “as a tribute” the Mayor’s Office of La Herradura has organized some activities. There will not be a feria or group gatherings.
Normally we have costumes, masquerade, parades, singing, dancing, music, activities, food & drink. 2021 will be slightly different.
We will keep the information on what you would normally experience when you celebrate La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival! The parades begin at one location and end at the party event locations. This year the party locations are at Plaza Kuwait in Almuñécar and at the Plaza de la Independencia in La Herradura. Keep on reading for detailed events and locations.
A great and inexpensive way to get to Almuñécar & La Herradura is the Malaga airport bus! Don’t worry you can also travel from Almuñécar to the Malaga Airport and also from Malaga to Almuñécar. We will provide you detailed instructions in both directions, to help you with your journey. You have options for a direct bus or you may take a bus to Malaga central bus station and change there for your destination.
How about some flamenco in Almuñécar & La Herradura for that authentic Spanish experience? If you are just visiting the area or perhaps you live here and have guest coming to stay, either way you should make some time for drinks, tapas and a flamenco show. We will share some of our favorite flamenco shows in town, which should have that local flair you are looking for.
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.
If you need some cash, then take a look at our Almuñécar ATM Locations map below. Of course we include the full Almuñécar area, including La Herradura, Velilla, Taramay and more. This would be a great page to bookmark, so if you are out and about you can be sure to know where to get some money!
Are you looking for Spanish lessons in La Herradura, Spain? Look no further, as Centro El Mar will offer you far more than your standard classroom lessons. Instead you will get an experience to remember through cultural workshops, field trips, conversation and immersion. Of course they also offer the standard Spanish classes in groups, private lessons in person and via Skype as well. If they don’t offer what you want, they may just be able to create it for you!
Most people planning to visit Almuñécar will be flying into the Málaga Airport (AGP) and this means driving from Malaga Airport to Almuñécar. While it is just about a 1 hour drive to the center of Málaga from Almuñécar, I would allow about 1 hour and 20 min from the airport. The Málaga Airport (AGP) is located on the west end of the city and Almuñécar is to the east. Once you are on the highway, it is smooth sailing and easy to reach.