One of the best things about living in Almuñécar & La Herradura is the walkability! If you are in town, everything is just out your door, but sometimes you still need assistance getting things home. This is when shopping carts with wheels come in handy. Some of you may call them a shopping trolley or shopping carriage, but we just call it a good old shopping cart!
If you like to find a good bargain, then the Almuñécar Sunday Market or Rastro Almuñecar Domingo is the place to be! Every Sunday you can socialize, browse and purchase the most unusual things. This is a flea market dedicated to antiques and second-hand items! Located in the fairgrounds near the Blas Infante Arches, it has now grown to take up the entire lot on both sides. This market is frequented by so many people now, it is just as popular as the Friday Market.
We all love the lifestyle, Mediterranean food, and culture when living in Spain or spending our holiday on the Costa Tropical. But, sometimes we just crave something a little different. Many times we are looking for international restaurants and aren’t sure where to go or how to find them. Perhaps you are just looking for that one ingredient or global food item to make your own dish at home?
Escape to a slightly bigger city and experience a day trip from Almuñécar with many things to do in Motril Spain. Motril is the second largest city in the Granada Province, with a population of more than 60,000. Yes, this isn’t a big city by most standards, but it is the biggest on the Costa Tropical. Many of us know it as the place to take care of our paperwork as foreigners, but there is so much more to the city. We want to share with you some of the things to do in Motril you can do as a day trip or combine with your trip to the Foreigner’s office.
If you are looking for a shopping fix in the bigger stores, shopping in Motril may be just what you need. Of course you could also go hit the bigger malls in Vélez-Málaga, the Nevada shopping mall in Granada or Larios shopping mall in Málaga. If you are looking for something a bit closer to Almuñécar then Motril should do the trick.
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!
For a complete shopping experience, sometimes you need to visit a big city. We will describe how to get to the new Centro Comercial Nevada shopping Granada from Almuñécar. The Nevada shopping center [Centro Comercial Nevada] is located in Granada and is on the southeast side of the city, so that means easy access from Costa Tropical. With approximately 120,000 square meters of commercial area, and with 200+ stores, numerous restaurants, and an 8-cinema cineplex, there is plenty to see, do, and eat.
No matter where you travel the prices for a checked bag are usually very expensive. Many people are now trying to travel with carry on luggage only, but it can be difficult to navigate all of the different carry-on luggage sizes for Europe. Each carrier has their own rules about weight and dimensions, so we will share all of that with you as well as what we think is the best carry on luggage for Europe.
This is something most people wouldn’t even think to learn before visiting Spain. It isn’t complicated, but there is a system to buying produce in the Spain, depending on where your are. This may not be valid across the entire country, but as a general rule it holds true in Almuñécar. Follow the guide below and it will help ease any little bit of culture shock you may have.