It’s time to splash into summer and go swimming in Spain! Why not cool down in the public swimming pools or natural freshwater locations; beautiful lakes, natural pools, reservoirs, and rivers. Keep on reading for more swimming options near you in Almuñécar, in the Costa Tropical, or a little day trip away!
El Majuelo Park & Botanical Garden
El Majuelo Park and botanical garden is full of amazing plants, sculptures, and paths to meander. You will also find authentic artisan workshops where you may see the artists work and purchase goods. In addition, the view of the historic Phoenician and Roman Fish-Salting Factory and Castle are the best. The Pièce de résistance are the wide variety of botanical plants within this park. Often events are held in the botanical garden.Continue reading
Who loves to get out and move? Why not explore the area on foot? There are many existing Costa Tropical walking routes to choose from or you can create your own. We will share a few of the handy walking routes in Almuñécar – La Herradura and surrounding areas. Try them all or share your best route with us in the comments.
Do you have an adventurous side? Why not experience Spain like you never have before! Treat yourself to a little luxury and take a helicopter tour! Imagine flying over beautiful white villages in Andalucia or along the breathtaking coast and having that unique birds-eye view. A perfect day trip from Almuñécar.
Enjoy a day out bird watching at Charca de Suárez in Motril. This is the most important wetland on the coast of Granada, with over 160 species of birds, as well as wildlife and numerous plants and vegetation. This 15.6 hectares (almost 40 acres) environmental site has plans to double in the future, which is critical for the endangered bird species in the area and their survival. This is the ideal refuge for many species in addition to a strategic location for migration.
Nude Beaches Spain! You want them and we have them. Costa Tropical is a paradise for the nude naturist, with plenty of options to soak up the sun and enjoy the beach. Costa Tropical is a nice little secret along the coast of Granada and there are a few options for clothing optional beaches. It is touristy enough to have the amenities you will enjoy, yet private enough to feel like you are living with the locals. While this slice of coastline isn’t vast, you certainly have a great choice of naturalists beaches to choose from.
Enjoy a hike, walk or picnic at Parque Mediterráneo Almuñécar (Mediterranean Park). Surrounded by nature, paths, beaches & gorgeous sea views too. We shared a few photos of the Mediterranean Park on social media and they were a big hit. Many people wanted to know more about where it was located and how to access it. Therefore we are going to take you on a photo walk and provide you more information about Parque Mediterráneo en Almuñécar!
The sun is dancing on the sea, the wind is gently kissing the sails, as you pass the gorgeous cliffs of Cerro Gordo. You are lounging around sipping cava and eating tapas. This is what you can experience with Marina del Este luxury boat charters!
If you are curious about all of the sub tropical fruits in the area, we have the perfect activity for you! Why not enjoy a Spanish fruit tasting?
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.
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