Fiestas Virgen del Carmen Almuñécar & La Herradura (16th July) 2020 celebrations cancelled

Food, drinks, carnival rides, procession, boats and fireworks are what you will get when you celebrate the fiestas Virgen del Carmen Almuñécar!  This usually includes 3-4 days of activities and fun at the western end of San Cristobal Beach.  Each night is full of people gathering at the makeshift bar on the paseo, as well as kids enjoying the small carnival, plus you can’t go wrong with churros and waffles at Elvira’s open late!  Then on July 16, it’s the day of Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of fishermen and sailors.  The brotherhood will take her and set sail the streets in a procession and then to the waters to bless her in the midst of a festive atmosphere.

Fiesta Virgen del Carmen 2018 Patrona de Los Marinos Almunecar. On July 16, the day of the Virgen del Carmen is celebrated in Almuñécar. The Virgin is the patron saint of the neighborhood of Los Marinos who, proudly walk their patron saint through San Cristobal.   Where they dance and embark her to the Peñón del Santo where fireworks are displayed. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Almuñécar – La Herradura Coronavirus COVID-19, Announcements

Social distancing, Keep Calm, and Wash your hands.  It is recommended everyone participate in the steps to avoid getting and/or transferring the virus. The state of alarm ended June 21, International travelers are allowed as of July 1st.  Almuñécar – La Herradura is part of the Granada province and has done everything it could to be nearly COVID free.  If you are coming to visit, please help keep it that way.   

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How To Figure Out Parking in Almuñécar & La Herradura

Pay Parking in Almuñécar

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

Confused? Almuñécar, Almunecar, Sexi, Sexitanos

How do you say the name?  Is it Almuñécar or Almunecar?  Why do we sometimes see the word Sexi and hear about Sexitanos?  Don’t worry, we will do our best to explain it to you!  Let’s learn about the name “Almuñécar”, how to pronounce it, and a tiny bit of history.

What's in a name?  Is it Almuñécar or Almunecar?  Why do we sometimes see the word Sexi and hear about Sexitanos?  Don't worry, we will do our best to explain it to you!  Let's learn about the name "Almuñécar", how to pronounce it and a tiny bit of history. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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How To Pay Your Parking Fine in Almuñécar Spain

With the tourist season fast approaching, that means more people.  More people means more cars.  Unfortunately, it does not mean more parking spaces.  This post will explain how to pay your parking fine in Almuñécar.  I am sure it is similar around Spain, but we will provide you details and help save you money!  If you want to understand what all of the different colored lines mean on the road and where to park, click here.

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Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical (June 23 & 24) 2020 celebrations cancelled

Cancelled for June 2020

If you are in Costa Tropical during the month of June, you may hear people speaking of Fiesta de San Juan or Noche de San Juan.  You likely assumed it was some sort of celebration, but it may also leave you with several questions.  Who is San Juan?  What is the fiesta de San Juan in celebration of?  Why do some people say it is June 23rd and other people say it is June 24th?  Let us help you figure it all out!

Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical. Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical is something to experience! It is a beach party full of music, dancing, food, drinks, bonfires and camping. Including Almuñécar, La Herradura, Salobreña and Lanjarón. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Almuñécar Home Renovation & Remodel

When it comes to home renovation & remodels it can be difficult to find the right people to get the job done.  We know of several companies to help you with your construction, carpentry, painting, humidity problems, flooring, swimming pools, plumbing, kitchens, bathrooms and more.  These should get you started.

 

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Denuncia Policia – How To Report A Crime In Spain

Unfortunately, crime is a fact of life, no matter where in the world you live.  Hopefully, you’ll never have to go through the process of filing a complaint (denuncia), but if you do, this post will walk you through the steps.

denuncia policia- How To Report A Crime In Spain Unfortunately, crime is a fact of life, everywhere in the world.  Here is the process to file a complaint (denuncia) or report a crime in Spain. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Scams, Pickpockets, & Things To Look Out For

An informational post to help you remain aware of scams, pickpockets, and things to look out for.  First of all, we feel this is a very safe area to live and rarely hear of any crime.  However, every once in a while we do hear of something and thought we would share the information with you.  Scammers are everywhere in cities big and small, so we hope this helps to keep you informed and to be on the lookout for these things.

Scams, Pickpockets, & Things To Look Out For- An informational post to help you remain aware of scams, pickpockets, and things to look out for.  First of all, we feel this is a very safe area to live and rarely hear of any crime.  However, every once in a while we do hear of something and thought we would share the information with you.  Scammers are everywhere in cities big and small, so we hope this helps to keep you informed and to be on the lookout for these things. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Fiestas de las Cruces de Mayo Almuñécar & La Herradura 2020 celebrations cancelled

Fiestas in the streets of Almuñécar & La Herradura during the Cruces de Mayo.  With elaborate displays of flowers, crosses, lights, decorations, fiestas, and pop-up bars, in the alleys of old town in Almuñécar & La Herradura.  Be prepared for a few days and nights with displays, food, drink and a great atmosphere.

Fiestas in the streets of Almuñécar & La Herradura during the Cruces de Mayo.  With elaborate displays of flowers, crosses, lights, decorations, fiestas, and pop-up bars, in the alleys of old town in Almuñécar & La Herradura.  Be prepared for a few days and nights with displays, food, drink and a great atmosphere. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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