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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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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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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How To Get A Flu Shot (vacuna de la gripe)

Winter is upon us with cooler weather, fewer hours of sun, and more germs are spreading.  Yes, it is flu season and some people choose to have a flu shot.  This post isn’t about the rights or wrongs of getting a vaccine.  It’s just instructions on how to get your flu vaccination here in Spain.

Instructions on how to get your flu vaccination here in Spain. We share two options for getting the flu vaccine or your flu shot. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Where To Watch Movies in Almuñécar and Surrounding Areas!

If you are wanting to go to the movies in Almuñécar, we have a few options for you.  There are seasonal movies in English and films in Spanish year-round.  We will also provide you with cinemas located in Granada and Málaga provinces, which show films in English as well.  Keep on reading for more information on how to find full listings and where to find the nearest cinema.

Where To Watch Movies in Almuñécar and Surrounding Areas. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

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Faro de La Herradura (The La Herradura Lighthouse)

Picture a sentinel in an old stone watchtower, perched high up on the cliffs of Punta de la Mona.  He can see for miles out to sea and along the coastline, with mountainous lands jetting right into the sea.  He is there protecting the castles and the nearby villages.  There’s nothing but the rocky cliffs with the sea crashing below.  He has means to communicate with the neighboring watchtowers along the coast, via light signals.  This was the life of a watchman back in the 1700’s.

The Punta de la Mona tower (Torre Punta de la Mona) was originally built as a watchtower in the 1700s and was converted to a lighthouse in 1992.  Now the Faro de La Herradura or the La Herradura lighthouse, with must see stunning views of Almuñecar and La Herradura.

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