Christmas La Herradura 2022

holiday season is upon us and there is so much going on!  It is magical to experience (Navidad) Christmas in La Herradura. We also know it can be difficult to find out when and where things are happening, so we compile the information and keep it here for you!  If we know the information, it will be in this post and we continue to provide updates through the season.

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Bookmark this, so you can refer to it through the season (December 1, 2022 to January 6, 2023)!

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Almuñecar Sports, Teams, Clubs, Social Groups & More

Almuñecar Social Groups & Informational Resources

There is nothing better than a sense of community and that is what you will find in many of the social groups available in Spain.  There are several resources at your disposal via Social Groups, Clubs, Facebook Groups, Blog and Websites about Spain or the Costa Tropical area.  Within these groups, you may connect and learn from others.  If you are looking for second-hand or used goods, there are several different buy, sell, swap groups too.

Almuñecar social groups, there's nothing better than a sense of community & support. There are many social groups available in Almuñecar Spain. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Best 25+ Things To Do In Almuñécar With Kids

Whether you are spending 1 day in Almuñécar, 1 week, 1 month or all year, we share with you the best 25 things to do in Almuñécar with kids!  This isn’t just a list of great things to do with kids, but it has been kid-tested over and over again, with rave reviews.  Yes, we have kids and friends, so this list comes to you with much experience and expertise.  Enjoy your family time in Almuñécar with kids!  By the way you don’t need to be a kid to have a blast, so join in on the fun.

The Best 25 Things To Do In Almuñécar With Kids. Whether you are spending 1 day in Almuñécar, 1 week, 1 month or all year, we share with the best 25 things to do in Almuñécar with kids! This isn't just a list of great things to do with kids, but it has been kid tested over and over again, with rave reviews. Yes, we have kids and friends, so this list comes to you with much experience and expertise. Enjoy your family time in Almuñécar with kids! By the way you don't need to be a kid to have a blast, so join in on the fun.. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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La Herradura – Almuñécar Halloween & All Saints Day

While the Almuñécar Halloween, and generally in Spain, isn’t a big tradition for trick or treat and costumes, there are a few fun things going on.   It tends to be more of the zombies and scary events, but there are some for the little kids too.  We have included Halloween activities for La Herradura, and Almuñécar, Maro, Motril, Salobreña, Malaga, Velez-Malaga, and Granda.  Use the table of contents to quickly jump to the section you are interested in.

While the Almuñécar Halloween, and generally in Spain, isn't a big tradition for trick or treat and costumes, there are a few fun things going on.   It tends to be more of the zombies and scary events, but there are some for the little kids too.  We have included Halloween activities for Maro, La Herradura, and Almuñécar.Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Our “Go To” International Restaurants and Global Foods

We all love the lifestyle, Mediterranean food, and culture when living in Spain or spending our holiday on the Costa Tropical.   But, sometimes we just crave something a little different.  Many times we are looking for international restaurants and aren’t sure where to go or how to find them.  Perhaps you are just looking for that one ingredient or global food item to make your own dish at home?

We all love the lifestyle, Mediterranean food, and culture when living in Spain or spending our holiday on the Costa Tropical.   But, sometimes we just crave something a little different.  Many times we are looking for international restaurants and aren't sure where to go or how to find them.  Perhaps you are just looking for that one global food to make your own dish at home? Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Learning Spanish In Spain Online & Before You Arrive

Should you be Learning Spanish before you arrive?

When it comes to learning Spanish, we think it is helpful to at least have your basic manners and counting under your belt before you arrive.  There are very few locals in town who speak English fluently, so do your best to speak the local language when you can.  Once you arrive, there will be local options for Spanish language classes, but the options below can be done before or after you arrive.

Here are the tools we have used and recommend.  Everyone has a different learning style, so that is why we are recommending a variety.  Learning Spanish can be fun at any age.

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What’s The Best Portable Heater? Look For An Estufa!

If you are new to Spain or just moved to a new place, which is colder than you are used to, then you may want a heater (estufa).  Yes, Costa Tropical has a mild winter, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t cold.  Mild means we don’t have 2 feet of snow and the temp doesn’t drop below zero.  No matter what, just having a cup of hot chocolate doesn’t always do the trick.  Sometimes you need a little more to help keep you warm.

What's The Best Portable Heater Look For An Estufa! Spain isn't always warm, soyou need an estufa! The best portable heater is here, with options to choose from(gas heaters in Spain, electric heaters & more)  Yes, Costa Tropical has a mild winter, but that doesn't mean it isn't cold.  Mild means we don't have 2 feet of snow and the temp doesn't drop below zero. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Fiestas de Torrecuevas (Fiesta 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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Castillo de San Miguel – San Miguel Castle

Castillo de San Miguel, also known as San Miguel Castle (St. Michael’s Castle) is perched high upon the hill above the Old Town of Almuñécar.  It is surrounded by the whitewashed houses in the barrio of San Miguel.  This occupies the land once used by Phoenicians and Romans.   It was also used in the Nasrid period for the dungeon.  While not a huge castle, it is in very good condition.  Inside there is a small museum with a scale model of what the area once was.

Castillo de San Miguel, also known as San Miguel Castle (St. Michael’s Castle) is perched high upon the hill above the Old Town of Almuñécar Spain. We cover opening hours, ticket prices, when to go, what to see and more. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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