Salobreña is a quaint village where you may experience traditional Spanish culture and soak in the sun and scenery. The old town is a small hill topped with the castles and surrounded by homes painted in white.
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Salobrena or Salobreña?
How do you say the name?
In the Spanish language, the accents guide you on how to pronounce the word.
ñ – A completely separate letter from “n”, this letter sounds like the “ni” in onion or the “ny” in canyon. Here is a guide to the pronunciation of each letter in the Spanish alphabet, within that link, you may scroll to the “ñ” to hear the sound pronounced.
So, Salobreña has the ñ in the last syllable. When you get to the ñ, ust as you would pronounce the “ny” in the word canyon.
Salobreña is located in the heart of the Costa Tropical of Granada, between Motril and Almuñecar. The Costa Tropical produces all kinds of tropical fruit, is full of lovely mountains, valleys and beautiful beaches.
Places to know
We have created a customized map to show you places you need to know in Salobreña, if you are new to the area. These include the Ayuntamiento de Salobreña, police station, supermarkets, municipal market, schools, sports, activities, and of course Salobreña playas. This map may be expanded (top right corner) and there are filters (top left corner) to remove or add each category. Here is some information about the Salobreña old town.
Castles and Watchtowers
If you like castles and watchtowers, then you will love this post about those you will find along the Costa Tropical.
Films in English!
Sometimes a good film in English is just what you are craving. Not to worry, during the off season we have movies in Salobreña at the auditorium, shown in original voice format (usually English). Read more information about movies in English.
Restaurantes, Terrazas, & Chill Sky Bar
Hotel Miba’s Sky Bar
Hotel Miba boasts a chill sky bar overlooking the sea and Salobreña castle, with stunning views day and night. There is a furnished terrace, a sun deck, and live entertainment nights. Located in Salobrena, this stylish hotel has a bar and a restaurant is worth a visit. We keep hearing the food is delicious, so check them out!
Click here to see the hotel prices and deals
The tourism board has also created a great post with the ruta de tapas restaurants. There are several routes and restaurants to choose from.
Salobreña Fiestas & Cultural Events
The tourism site has a wealth of information and keeps their cultural calendar up to date. It is the best place to see what’s going on. The tourism office also offers a newsletter subscription in English, so you will be notified when new information is released.
Fiestas de La Candelaria de Lobres, Salobreña.
Fiestas de La Candelaria is celebrated in the small village of Lobres, part of the municipality of Salobreña. This Romería is celebrated the weekend closest to February 2.