Motril Spain The Biggest City in Costa Tropical

Motril is the second largest city in the province of Granada and the largest on the Costa Tropical, with a population of about 60,000.  The municipality of Motril includes the city of Motril, as well as the neighborhoods of El Varadero, Carchuna, Calahonda, Puntalón, Playa Granada, Las Ventillas, La Perla, La Garnatilla, and La Chucha.  Motril is also the capital of the region on the Coast of Granada.

Motril is the second largest city in the province of Granada and the largest on the Costa Tropical, with a population of about 60,000.  The municipality of Motril includes the city of Motril, as well as the neighbourhoods of El Varadero, Carchuna, Calahonda, Puntalón, Playa Granada, Las Ventillas, La Perla, La Garnatilla, and La Chucha.   Motril is also the capital of the region on the Coast of Granada. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

Motril Spain

Playa Granada is an area along the Motril playa, near the port, and is one of the longest beaches in the city.  This is where most of the resort hotels are located.  In addition, there is a nice paseo and bike path along the Playa Granada.  If you are curious about the port or like to view ships and boats, you can go to the Motril marina or ferry port of Motril.

Playa Granada Motril bike path and paseo

Things to do in Motril

Escape to a slightly bigger city and experience a day trip from Almuñécar with many things to do in Motril Spain.  While Motril isn’t a big city by most standards, 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.  Read more.
Looking for things to do in Motril? As the central hub of Costa Tropical, we share with you some of the things to do in Motril, a day trip from Almuñécar.. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

Shopping in Motril

There are 2 main shopping areas in Motril (Centro Comercial in Motril).  While these are not shopping malls, they are areas with a high concentration of stores, shops, places to eat and more. Read more about Shopping in Motril.
Shopping Motril Spain, the commercial center of Costa Tropical. Shopping in Motril for a day out in Costa Tropical Spain! With a hypermarket, hardware stores, sporting goods & more, just a bit more than Almuñécar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

Costa Tropical Dog Parks & Beaches

Traveling with your pet is wonderful and slowly but surely, the pet-friendly tourism is on the rise in this region.  You will find some areas which are very welcoming to your pets including, a dog park, pet-friendly hotels, campsites and more throughout Andalucia, but not on most of the beaches.  Read more about the dog parks and beaches.

Your pets are welcomed in Costa Tropical; dog friendly beaches, La Herradura dog park, pet-friendly hotels, campsites & more throughout Andalucia. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

Government Offices in Motril

Ayuntamiento in Motril – Read more in our business directory about the Ayuntamiento in Motril.

Motril Police Station / Foreigner’s Office – The foreigners office (Extranjería Motril) for Costa Tropical is located in the Motril Police Station (Comisaría de Policía Nacional).  Read more in our business directory about the Police Station in Motril.

Motril Tourist Office – Read more in our business directory about the Tourist office in Motril.

 

Hotels in Motril Spain

There are several hotels to choose from, but here are a couple of the most popular.

Hotel Elba Motril – Search for deals.

hotel elba motril

 

Hotel Playa Granada Motril – Search for deals.

Hotel Playa Granada

More Resources

Motril Tourism board by the Ayuntamiento – Tourism site with loads of information

 


Almuñécar Costa Tropical

Tours, Excursions, Activities, & Day Bus Trips - we have a great list for you here!

Read our Almunecar Spain Guide and what it has to offer you as a tourist or a resident.  Come to the Costa Tropical!

Click here for Almuñécar holidays, ferias, fiestas, and festivals.

We provide you with several lists of some favorite Almuñécar Restaurants & La Herradura restaurants too. From tapas to fine dining & churros to flamenco. 

Some facts all about Almuñécar Spain A-Z, Let’s Learn A Little & Enjoy Almunecar.

El Tiempo en Almuñécar (The Weather in Almuñécar)

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Que ver en Almuñecar/ What to do in Almuñecar

Looking for things to do or what to see in town?  We have so many options for you, find out more! Things to do in Almunecar Spain. From Almunecar Beaches, to castles there is so much to see and do. Including local activities, day trips, outdoors, Almunecar beaches and more. Read more on www.AlmunecarInfo.com

 

Places to Stay in Spain

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