Social distancing, Keep Calm, and Wash your hands. It is recommended everyone participate in the steps to avoid getting and/or transferring the virus. The numbers have been aggressive in Andalucia and especially the province of Granada.
If you are planning to arrive in Spain from another country, you will need to complete this form prior to travel. If you are from a high risk country with Covid, you will also need a negative covid test from the last 72 hours. More details below. Current covid numbers per municipality in Andalucía.
Did you know if you are a resident in Spain and 65 years or older you have access to senior discounts? All you need to do is apply for the Tarjeta Andalucía Junta Sesenta y Cinco (Tarjeta 65)! This is a senior discount card that entitles you to certain senior discounts in Andalucía.
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.
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 Malaga airport. We will review with you some of your options for your car rental Malaga Airport.
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. The weather we have described in this post is what we’ve experienced from 2012 and we consider to be “usual”. That said, for the past few years there has been a little more “unusual” weather, with cold snaps in October and a warm February. This is only meant as a rough guide for each month, as we obviously can’t control Mother Nature.
Do you know how to order coffee in Spain? All coffee in Spain is not created equal! With many different combinations of coffee with milk and sweeteners, it can all be very confusing. Let’s go through the various options for to order the right coffee for you.
If there is one thing we noticed immediately when we moved to Spain, it was the lack of screens on the windows and doors. It seems like a simple resolution to the problem of combating insects entering the home, but for some reason they just aren’t common. Yes, there are mosquitoes in Spain. That leaves us with searching for the best mosquito trap or mosquito repellent, as well as coming up with means to screen our windows and doors.