El Tiempo en Almuñécar (The Weather in Almuñécar)

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.

Weather in Almuñécar - el tiempo in Almunecar We love to rave about the weather in Almuñécar. We review each month in detail, so come see what we have to say about el tiempo en Almuñécar.  Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Fiestas de Torrecuevas (Fiestas de la Chirimoya) Almuñécar

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgen Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar.

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgin Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Fiestas de San Miguel In Barrio del Castillo Almuñécar (29 Sept)

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights.

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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What To Do With A Jellyfish Sting – Look Out For Medusas!

Large numbers of jellyfish (Medusas in Spanish) have been a problem from time to time in some Mediterranean beaches during recent years.  They tend to arrive in large groups once or twice a season and you need to be prepared in case of a jellyfish sting.  On popular beaches a red flag will fly if there are many jellyfish present.

Almuñécar Medusas - what to do with jellyfish sting. Large numbers of jellyfish (Medusas in Spanish) have been a problem from time to time in some Mediterranean beaches during recent years.  They tend to arrive in large groups once or twice a season and you need to be prepared in case of a jellyfish sting.  On popular beaches a red flag will fly if there are many jellyfish present. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Almuñécar Feria & Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua (August)

The second week of August means it’s time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua.  Time for celebrations in honor of the town’s patron saint,  Virgen de la Antigua.  It’s nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar ‘s list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around!

The second week of August means it's time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua.  Time for celebrations in honor of the town's patron saint,  Virgen de la Antigua.  It's nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar 's list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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

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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Best Car Rental From Malaga Airport Inside The Terminal and Offsite

As you know Malaga is the nearest airport to Almuñécar, and if you want to explore Spain while you are here, then a car rental from Malaga airport is a great option.  You will be able to get off the beaten path and discover small villages, move on your own time schedule, and likely get a better deal by renting a car at the airport.  We will review with you some of your options for best car rental Malaga Airport.

aeropuerto de Malaga_ Renting a car Malaga Airport

 

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Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical

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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Authentic Spanish Flamenco Almuñécar & La Herradura

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.

How about Flamenco 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. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Take The Malaga Airport Bus! Malaga Airport to Almuñécar and Back

A great and inexpensive way to get to Almuñécar 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 to take the Malaga airport bus (Alsa bus) from Malaga to Almuñécar, and from Almuñécar to the Malaga airport. It is easy to do! Where to buy tickets, how long does it take and more. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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