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

Here are some to get you started, but do a search for more.

Costa Tropical Social Groups and Spain Information

Some of these are general to Spain, while others are specific to social groups in Almuñécar, La Herradura or Costa Tropical.  Those in this first list have websites of their own.  Further down you will find a list of Facebook groups to join.

  • Sea Swimming Group – All season sea swimming group in Almunecar, more information here.
  • Costa Women – this is a group for women all through the coast of Spain.
    There is a subgroup on Facebook specifically for Costa Tropical as well, but you do need to sign up for the free membership in the main group first.
  • Almuñecar International Women’s Group (AIWG) with monthly newsletter
    958 639 515 or
  • The International Club of Salobreña  – The international club is first and foremost a social club with the aim of fostering friendships and harmony. New members are always welcome and we often offer trips and tours.  Our official language is English, however, our members (around 180) come from many parts of the world.
  • American International Club
    (Nerja – from Almuñecar to Torrox)
  •  Una Vida Buena Almuñecar – An International group interested in cohousing for the future in Almuñecar (55+ years old)  Either in an existing complex or building.  Read more here
  • Expats in Spain – from all nationalities
  • Centro Mujer Almuñecar
  • an association of Flemish and Dutch-speaking hibernators who stay for a short or longer period in the coastal town of Almuñécar on the Spanish Costa Tropical (province of Granada).
  • Spain Buddy

Walking / Hiking Groups

  • The tourism board’s walking groups (senderismo) and more.
  • Ayuntamiento sports clubs (Fishing, diving, chess, tennis, padel, Aikido, Judo, kick boxing, cycling, futbol, handball, basketball, shooting, bmx, petanca, moto, paragliding, ping pong, volleyball, gymnastics, and more) – read more here.
  • Sexi Senderistas – just a group of people who like to organize walks and hikes.
    Free and no membership.
  • Hiking club – link here.
  • The 2021/22 municipal hiking program Salobreña
    Endorsed by the trajectory in the management of municipal hiking programs in towns such as Maracena (Cultural Hiking and Sports Hiking) or Salobreña, we started in Alfacar a series of routes led by professional mountain guides with extraordinary technical background. The routes have been designed so that anyone with a suitable physical condition can participate in them. If you want to enjoy a unique experience that combines sport, nature and friendship, we are waiting for you on the first route that we have prepared for you.

Business Groups

Almuñécar – La Herradura Business Referral Network (BNI Vanguardia)

Our members grow their business through a structured, positive, and professional referral network.  Which in turn helps them to create meaningful, long-term relationships with other business owners.  More information on our Referral Network

Almuñécar Facebook Groups (Social Costa Tropical)

Almunecar – Services, Information & What’s On

Advertise your local service or event –   Join Group

Costa Tropical Local Info

Since the Costa Tropical of Spain and Alpujarra region seem to be lacking of non-spanish group to connect both with locals & güiris, please feel free to post in this group anything relevant for permanent residents or just visitors. You can post from questions, upcoming events, markets, join business proposals, music gigs, art exhibitions, fiestas, reviews, recommendations of restaurants that you’ve discovered, interesting places to take visitors, good deals, etc. Also if you need help and advice on any local issues – you can post it here and someone in the group will be able to help. Join Group

Almunecar Men’s Book Group –

We meet EVERY week. All men are welcome. Reading the book is not required. Ability to read is not required. Just show up.  They meet every other week, usually on Wednesday evenings. All men are welcome. Reading the book is not required. The ability to read is not required. Just show up.  Group communication is by WhatsApp.  Join Group

Allegro Local Choir group

Allegro is a contemporary choir based in Almuñècar on the Costa Tropical. We sing an eclectic mix of songs from the shows and pop. We have a fantastic Musical Director who has over 30 years of experience in music and teaching. We wanted to bring the joy of singing and music to the community.  Join Group

Artists of Plastic –  Meeting ART Almuñécar

ARTEX Almuñécar

Collective of local ARTEX artists from Almuñécar and La Herradura (Granada), such as painters, sculptors, photographers, poets, writers, singers, musicians, actors, dancers; that is, all the local artists, residents and even those who live in other cities or other countries and want to participate in our activities.  Join Group

Almuñecar Youth Center

Casa Juventud Almuñecar (Almuñecar Youth Center) – located near Plaza theatre, behind the Paseo del Altillo

International Groups

Spain Expats

Spain Forum by – Join the independent information network for expats in Spain.

Expats in Spain

An open forum for all Expats to ask Questions, Get Help and Guidance on Health Care, Education, Housing, N.I.E and Visas, Finance, Motoring & Transportation and to post Information to the Expat Community in Spain. Join Group

Expats in Spain Help site

This site is dedicated to helping Expats before, during and after their stay in Spain.  Join Group

Other groups


Why volunteer?  It is a great chance to give something back to the community and make a difference to the people around you.  It can also be an opportunity to develop new skills, create new relationships.  Choose to volunteer with schools, environment, animals and more.  Here are some volunteer opportunities in La Herradura, Almuñecar & Costa Tropical.  It is also a fun way to interact with the locals and meet new people.  Read more about options for volunteering in Costa Tropical.
Choose to volunteer with schools, environment, animals and more. Here are some volunteer opportunities in La Herradura, Almuñecar & Costa Tropical. Read more on

Almuñecar Buy / Sell used goods in and around Costa Tropical 

Almunecar Plaza Higuitos Around Town

Almuñécar Sports, Teams and Clubs

These are the links you need if you are looking to join a local futbol team, ping pong club, chess club, scuba diving, bowling, padel, dance, tennis, handball, gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, weight lifting, martial arts, cycling, basketball, handball, hiking, kickboxing, judo, kenpo, aikido, fishing, triathlon, parachuting, and more.

Sports, Clubs and Social Groups in Almunecar and La Herradura. These are the links you need if you are looking to join a local futbol team, ping pong club, chess club, scuba diving, bowling, padel, dance, tennis, handball, gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, weight lifting, martial arts, cycling, basketball, handball, hiking, kickboxing, judo, kenpo, aikido, fishing, triathlon, parachuting, and more. Read more on

Cycling in Spain

We have more information for those seeking more locations for cycling in Spain.

China Beach (Playa China) Almunecar Scuba Divers

Intercambio (Language Exchange)

This is a language exchange, typically a local will want to learn English and you would like to learn Spanish.  You meet up and each takes a bit of time to speak in the other language.


The Costa Tropical Local Info Group holds a language exchange every Saturday at JR Rinconcillo, 11:00 am.

We hope to see you there 🤗😄

Please WhatsApp Chris to be added to the appropriate WhatsApp group.

Contact on WhatsApp


  • Saturday:  11:00  El Rinconcillo De JR., San Cristobal beach – Paseo China Gorda


  • Tuesday:  11:00 Chiringuito Tropical,  Velilla beach
  • Wednesday:  18:00  Rebalaja Chiringuito ,  La Herradura
  • Wednesday:  20:00  Rosa Negra, Almuñécar Puerta del Mar
  • Friday:  19:00 Mesón La Dehesa, Salobreña & Motril

Other resources:

  1. Facebook group
    Intercambio de idiomas en Almuñecar, Granada. (España)
  2. Facebook group
    Almuñécar Intercambio de idiomas / Language Exchange

Environmental Costa Tropical

Join the Playa Patrol !

Local beach clean-up days are a great way to give back to the community and make our Costa Tropical beaches nicer!

Local beach cleanup days are a great way to give back to the community and make our La Herradura & Almuñécar beaches nicer!  

Other Spain Blogs, Social Groups, and Expat Communities

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More Things To Do in Almuñécar

If this wasn't enough for you or you want more adventurous activities, please review our full list of Things To Do in Almuñécar, including 1/2 day and full day trips from Almuñécar. 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

Organized Tours

If you are heading to the bigger cities of Granada or Málaga check out these great tours.  There are also many for you to enjoy from being active on walking or biking tour, to enjoying a food or wine tour.  There is so much to do and many great offers for you. Click here to see their latest Deals!


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Heidi is passionate about travel (50+ countries) and loves experiencing the world with husband and their kids. In Aug 2012, they left the “perfect American life”, quit their jobs, sold their belongings and moved to Almuñécar. She likes to share all of her favorites things about the area, as well as practical information too. You may also view their family travel blog, Wagoners Abroad, at

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