El Tiempo en Almuñécar (The Weather in Almuñécar)

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.

Weather in Almuñécar - el tiempo in Almunecar We love to rave about the weather in Almuñécar. We review each month in detail, so come see what we have to say about el tiempo en Almuñécar.  Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Favorite Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants Almuñécar (Some Vegan Too!)

While we aren’t aware of any dedicated vegetarian restaurants, there are plenty of vegetarian friendly restaurants in Almuñécar.  We have compiled a list of favorites of ours and our readers.  Typically, if you don’t see something on the menu that meets your needs, you can ask for something special or ask to alter their menu items.  For example, even when you order a salad, you need to make sure you say no meat or fish, as many automatically come with ham or tuna.  Just be clear when you place your order.

Favorite Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants Almuñécar (Some Vegan Too!). While we aren't aware of any dedicated vegetarian restaurants, there are many who are vegetarian friendly restaurants in Almuñécar.  If you don't see something on the menu, you can certainly ask for something special or ask to alter their menu items.  For example, even when you order a salad, you need to make sure you say no meat or fish, as many come with ham or tuna.  Just be clear when you place your order. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Fiestas de Torrecuevas (Fiestas de la Chirimoya) Almuñécar

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgen Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar.

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgin Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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How To Order Coffee In Spain, Variations of Coffee, Milk & Sweeteners

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.

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. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Fiestas de San Miguel In Barrio del Castillo Almuñécar (29 Sept)

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights.

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Things To Do In Motril Spain! The Big City Of Costa Tropical

Escape to a slightly bigger city and experience a day trip from Almuñécar with many things to do in Motril.  Motril is the second largest city in the Granada Province, with a population of more than 60,000.  Yes, this isn’t a big city by most standards, but 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.

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

 

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A Hidden Gem In The Old Streets Of Almuñécar – Municipal Pottery Center

Meander the pedestrian streets of barrio San Miguel and you are in for a treat, when you find the Municipal Pottery Center (Centro de Alfarería Municipal).  It’s a step back in time to the day of the Nasrid and Sexitanos, right in the heart of Almuñécar.  Located just around from the castle is a revived piece of history.  The Cerámica Alcaller is hidden in the old town walls above Majuelo Park and the perfect place to see authentic and traditional ceramics in Spain.

Almuñécar 's municipal pottery center. Meander the streets of barrio San Miguel and you are in for a treat.  A step back in time to the day of the Nasrid and Sexitanos.  Just around from the castle, along the old town walls is a revived piece of history.  It's the Cerámica Alcaller hidden in the old town streets of Almuñécar and the perfect place to see authentic and traditional ceramics in Spain.  The town hall has has this labeled as the Centro de Alfarería Municipal or the Municipal Pottery Center. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Shopping in Motril Spain (Alcampo, Aki, Sprinter, Kiabi, Decathlon & More)

If you are looking for a shopping fix in the bigger stores, shopping in Motril may be just what you need.  Of course you could also go hit the bigger malls in Vélez-Málaga, the Nevada shopping mall in Granada or Larios shopping mall in Málaga.  If you are looking for something a bit closer to Almuñécar then Motril should do the trick.

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

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3 Day Itinerary Through The Granada Hills – Almuñécar Short Break

Almuñécar is a wonderful place to live and to visit, but don’t be afraid to go a little off of the beaten track and explore the nearby mountains, countryside and the Granada hills.  Within just an hour of Almuñécar there is so much to do and see.  We have decided to create a 3-day itinerary to help you to get out and explore!  Each stop on the route can also be done as a day trip from Almuñécar, but why not take your time and soak it all in?  Of course this will be flexible for you to add or remove days, so it is just a guide for you to follow and customize as you like.

A 3 day itinerary to help you to get out and explore the Granada hills and countryside in the southwest side of the province, inlcuding Alhama de Granada, Los Bermejales Lake and more! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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What To Do With A Jellyfish Sting – Look Out For Medusas!

Large numbers of jellyfish (Medusas in Spanish) have been a problem from time to time in some Mediterranean beaches during recent years.  They tend to arrive in large groups once or twice a season and you need to be prepared in case of a jellyfish sting.  On popular beaches a red flag will fly if there are many jellyfish present.

Almuñécar Medusas - what to do with jellyfish sting. Large numbers of jellyfish (Medusas in Spanish) have been a problem from time to time in some Mediterranean beaches during recent years.  They tend to arrive in large groups once or twice a season and you need to be prepared in case of a jellyfish sting.  On popular beaches a red flag will fly if there are many jellyfish present. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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