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.
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.
Almuñécar is a town of about 30,000 people and during the high season that number can nearly triple. While the main part of town is very compact and accessible via foot there is more to it than what a map can show you. There are several Almuñécar neighborhoods that may appear close on a map, but are set in hillsides so could be quite a hike. Each area also has a different look and feel and can be active all year or mainly during the summer months.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re moving to Almuñécar from abroad, there are a few things you’ll probably need to set up. For the communications type of things (Internet, cell phones, SIM Cards), check out the recommendations below.
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.
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.
If you need some cash, then take a look at our Almuñécar ATM Locations map below. Of course we include the full Almuñécar area, including La Herradura, Velilla, Taramay and more. This would be a great page to bookmark, so if you are out and about you can be sure to know where to get some money!