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.
The municipality of Almuñécar is a lovely place to live/visit, but in order to enjoy it, you have to get here. What are the airports closest to Almuñécar, La Herradura & Costa Tropical? If you’re flying from another country, or from within Spain, there are a number of airports to use. There are two main choices for airports (Malaga and Granada). We will also touch on other airports that can be used when traveling to Almuñécar.
Intermedical Suarez Saavedra Almuñécar (Spanish, English, Swedish)
This is a private medical center, affiliated with Quironsalud, which accepts some international health insurance and travel insurance. They offer 24-hour emergency services, doctor house-calls and ambulance services. The medical center is located at the ground level of the Chinasol building at the end of San Cristobal Beach.
This is a listing of the local Festivals of Almuñécar. Many more are celebrated and you will need to check with the tourist office for a listing of activities.
When it comes to learning about Almunecar Spain, this A-Z guide should help you out. We are just having a little fun, while sharing more about the Costa Tropical area (Motril, Almuñécar, La Herradura, Salobreña, and more). This particular post has a main focus of La Herradura and Almuñécar Spain!
Pétanque in Almuñécar is very popular in the winter months, when the “snow birds” all flock to Almuñécar. Here in Spain it is referred to as Petanca. The play areas can be quite crowded, so some groups have even stopped publishing the days and times they meet. That said, you can pretty much count on it any day the sun is out, which is nearly every day!
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.
As any responsible society should, Spain has a well-developed system of recycling used materials like paper, plastic, or soda cans. You can find recycle bins, receptacles, and containers all over the country.
Each January you can enjoy the Almuñécar Cabalgata de Reyes. It will be held at 5pm on January 5th, in celebration of the Three Kings (Three Wise Men). Below we provide you details of the parade route as well as a map showing you with landmarks around town to guide you.
Many people ask us about the weather in Almuñécar, so that means it time to make a post about it! Let’s first start by saying that the sun is usually shining, but it too needs to take a siesta once in a while. The weather we have described in this post is what we’ve experienced from 2012 and we consider to be “usual”. That said, for the past few years there has been a little more “unusual” weather, with cold snaps in October and a warm February. This is only meant as a rough guide for each month, as we obviously can’t control Mother Nature.