Where & How To Play Pétanque In Almuñécar

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!

How To Play Pétanque And Where To Play In Almuñécar. Pétanque in Almuñécar is very popular in the winter months, when the "snow birds" all flock to Almuñécar.  We will tell you how and where to play. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival 2024

Get ready for costumes, masquerade, parades, singing, dancing, music, activities, food & drink.
It’s time to celebrate La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival!  The parades begin at one location and end with a party at another location. This year the party locations are at the Rio Verde Fairgrounds in Almuñécar (near Rio Verde Park) and at the Plaza del Centro Civico in La Herradura.  Keep on reading for detailed events and locations.

La Herradura and Almuñécar Carnival Costumes, masquerade, parades, singing, dancing, music, activities, food and drink.  This is what you will experience when you celebrate La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival! Read more at Almunecarinfo.com

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Electric Bikes Guide for Costa Tropical

Summer is fast approaching, and you know what that means…more people.  More people means more traffic, and that means parking can be a real headache.  If you’re the walking type of person, then more power to you.  This post will cover a relatively new transportation platform that’s much better than cars when it comes to getting around, and it’s much greener.  I’m referring to electric bikes!

Almuñécar Info Guide to Electric Bikes. An electric bike is the perfect way to explore the area. From a folding electric bike to an electric mountain bike, we review the best options. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Hiking In Spain – Awesome Guides In The Spotlight

If you like to keep moving, there is no shortage of great places to go hiking in Spain!  No matter if you are in Galicia, Asturias, Pyrenees, Andalucia and many other areas, you will be sure to have a great connection with nature.  We of course are based in Costa Tropical, so most of what we share will be for nearby day trips from Almuñécar.

Hiking In Spain - Awesome Guides In The Spotlight. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

We have compiled a great list of resources to help you explore a bit off the beat track as well as some more basic walking guides. Get moving and discover all that Spain has to offer.Continue reading

Christmas Almuñécar – La Herradura & Surrounding Areas 2023-2024

The holiday season is upon us and there is so much going on!  It is magical to experience (Navidad) Christmas in Almuñécar, La Herradura & the surrounding areas.  We also know it can be difficult to find out when and where things are happening, so we compile the information and keep it here for you!  If we know the information, it will be in this post and we continue to provide updates through the season.

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Bookmark this so that you can refer to it through the season (December 1, 2023 to January 7, 2024)!

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Fiestas de Otívar – Inmaculada Concepción 5-9 December 2023

At the beginning of December each year we can look forward to the Fiestas de Otívar, in honor of the Inmaculada Concepción (Immaculate Conception)!  This beautiful pueblo blanco is perched in the hills about 20 minutes outside of Almuñécar.  The village comes alive for a few days and nights, with events, music, lights, food and fun.

At the beginning of December each year we can look forward to the Fiestas de Otivar, in honor of the Inmaculada Concepción (Immaculate Conception)!  This beautiful pueblo blanco perched in the hills about 20 minutes outside of Almuñécar.  The village come alive for 3 days and nights, with events, music, lights, food and fun. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Almuñécar Sunday Market – Rastro de Almuñecar Domingo

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.

Good bargains at the Almuñécar Sunday Market or Rastro Almuñecar Domingo! This flea market is dedicated to antiques & second-hand items. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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