Monument to Shipwrecked Sailors

As you enter the town of La Herradura, you will notice a large bronze sculpture along the beach.  This is the Monument to Shipwrecked Sailors.   The deep bay of La Herradura hides the remains of 25 ships of the Spanish Navy, and more than five thousand sailors.  The La Herradura naval disaster occurred on October 19, 1562, due to a very large storm.

Monument to Shipwrecked Sailors La Herradura Spain

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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.

Almunecar Tourist Office

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La Herradura – Almuñécar Halloween & All Saints Day

While the Almuñécar Halloween, and generally in Spain, isn’t a big tradition for trick or treat and costumes, there are a few fun things going on.   It tends to be more of the zombies and scary events, but there are some for the little kids too.  We have included Halloween activities for Maro, La Herradura, and Almuñécar.

While the Almuñécar Halloween, and generally in Spain, isn't a big tradition for trick or treat and costumes, there are a few fun things going on.   It tends to be more of the zombies and scary events, but there are some for the little kids too.  We have included Halloween activities for Maro, La Herradura, and Almuñécar.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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Festival del Mar La Herradura (September 21, & 27-29)

Celebrate the sea, learn about the environment, socialize, share experiences, enjoy activities, eat food, and have fun at the Festival del Mar (Festival of the sea) in La Herradura!

Festival del Mar (Festival of the sea) La Herradura! Celebrate the sea, learn about the environment, socialize, enjoy activities, eat food, and have fun. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Tandem Paragliding Spain – Soar Up In The Spanish Sky

Have you ever dreamed of what it would feel like to fly?  Well now is your chance to have an experience like no other! Paragliding Spain on the Costa Tropical is the dream destination for many.

La Herradura and Cenes de la Vega are in the heart of Europe’s most southern flying sites for paragliding Spain!  There is year round thermal activity, so it is an ideal location to give it a try.  If you are wondering what thermal activity is, don’t worry.  You can fly with an expert, so you can enjoy the moment with no experience.

Have you ever dreamed of flying? Granada has some of Europe's most southern sites for paragliding Spain! Try a tandem experience with Hotel California. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Almuñécar ATM Locations – Show Me The Money!

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!

Almuñécar ATM Locations

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Bodegas of Spanish Wine – Day Trips from Almuñecar

There is a revolution going on in the Spanish wine industry. And wine producers (bodegas) in the Granada province are among those leading the way. Did you know that you can visit some of the most interesting of these bodegas within an hour’s drive from Almuñecar?

Bodegas of Spanish Wine - Day Trips from Almuñecar. There is a revolution going on in the Spanish wine industry the Granada Spain is leading the way. Visit these bodegas within an hour’s drive from Almuñecar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Almuñécar Post Office (Oficina de Correos) What do they have to offer?

There is one Almuñécar post office located in the P4 section of town, near the stadium.  It is called the Oficina de Correos and they are very nice.  When you arrive, there will likely be a line of people.  Thankfully there is now a ticketed number system and it is located on the pole, to the right, as you walk in.  There is also one La Herradura post office, located on the side of the municipal market building.

post office mail man, Officina de Correos

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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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