We all want to stay healthy and be able to enjoy our lives to the fullest. Sometimes that means we need to visit a medical professional to keep us from getting ill, or help us when we aren’t feeling well. We have a few options listed for general health care in Almuñécar, (general medical doctor, optometrist, dentist, pediatrician, clinical analysis, and more). No one wants to experience and emergency, but it is always good to know what’s available to you, just in case you need it. We will cover the main medical centers and clinics in Almuñécar and also provide information about the nearest hospitals.
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.
While there isn’t a full hospital in Almuñecar, Vithas Salud medical center is the next best thing! It is an international walk-in clinic, with facilities of a day hospital, including 4 hospital rooms with beds. If you need hospital care after they close, at 22:00, they will transport you to the nearest hospital.
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.
CoIf you’re an American, and you’re fortunate enough to be living in Spain, there may come a time when you need to renew your US passport. There are several Consulates within Spain (both the Iberian peninsula, and some of the islands (Balearics & Canarias). Don’t worry, we are here to help you figure out how to renew your US passport in southern Spain!
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.Continue reading
Almuñecar Social Groups & Informational Resources
There is nothing better than a sense of community and that is what you will find in many of the social groups available in Spain. There are several resources at your disposal via Social Groups, Clubs, Facebook Groups, Google+ Groups, Blog and Websites about Spain or the Costa Tropical area. Within these groups, you may connect and learn from others. If you are looking for second-hand or used goods, there are several different buy, sell, swap groups too.
We know we aren’t supposed to play favorites, but we can’t help it! This is an amazing place to live and we have our favorites in Almuñécar. These are places we feel have the best customer service, food, or care about their clients. They also provide products we would tell our friends use.