Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical (June 23 & 24) 2021 celebrations cancelled

No bonfires, barbeques, or camping on the beach for June 2021  

If you are in Costa Tropical during the month of June, you may hear people speaking of Fiesta de San Juan or Noche de San Juan.  You likely assumed it was some sort of celebration, but it may also leave you with several questions.  Who is San Juan?  What is the fiesta de San Juan in celebration of?  Why do some people say it is June 23rd and other people say it is June 24th?  Let us help you figure it all out!

Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical. Fiesta de San Juan In Costa Tropical is something to experience! It is a beach party full of music, dancing, food, drinks, bonfires and camping. Including Almuñécar, La Herradura, Salobreña and Lanjarón. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Summer Market Shopping At Plaza Abderrahman Almuñécar

If you are out walking the paseo near the Peñones del Santo, you will be in for a treat to browse the summer market.  It’s located in Plaza Abderrahman, near Loro Sexi park.  This is our night market and a perfect reason to get out and enjoy the great weather.

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Best Mosquito Trap & Prevention

If there is one thing we noticed immediately when we moved to Spain, it was the lack of screens on the windows and doors.  It seems like a simple resolution to the problem of combating insects entering the home, but for some reason they just aren’t common.  Yes, there are mosquitoes in Spain.  That leaves us with searching for the best mosquito trap or mosquito repellent, as well as coming up with means to screen our windows and doors.

If there is one thing we noticed immediately when we moved to Spain, it was the lack of screens on the windows. Guess what, there are mosquitoes in Spain.  That leaves us with searching for the best mosquito trap or mosquito repellent,to prevent those nasty mosquito bites! 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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9 Amazing & Affordable Almuñécar Restaurants In The Spotlight

Are you roaming the streets looking for affordable Almuñécar restaurants?  Well you are in luck, because we are going to help you with your search!  You asked for it and we are going to tell you just what we think.

Amazing & Affordable Almuñécar Restaurants In The Spotlight. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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How To Figure Out Parking in Almuñécar & La Herradura

Pay Parking in Almuñécar

There are several options for Parking in Almuñécar.  Some of the options have a time limit, while others are more worry free.  You must be aware of the different seasons, dates and hours for the “On street pay parking“, as it can be a bit confusing.

When parking along the street in town you will notice various colored dashes along the road.  There are signs posted along the way which explain what these colors mean, but you need to get out of your car to read the signs.Continue reading

Fiestas de San José La Herradura Feria, March 18-19, 2021

In the middle of March we are always in for a treat with the La Herradura Feria and Fiestas de San José!  This is the place to be in order to celebrate San José, Father’s Day, the coming of Spring, and all people named José.  Be prepared for a few days and nights with activities, events, food, drink and parties.

Fiestas San Jose Amended, due to coronavirus.

La Herradura will not celebrate its patron saint festivities again, for the second consecutive year. due to the pandemic caused by Covid-19.  However, “as a tribute” the Mayor’s Office of La Herradura has organized some activities.  There will not be a feria or group gatherings.

Photos are from years before covid.

Las Fiestas Patronales de San José, Every March it's the La Herradura Feria and Fiestas de San José (Patron Saint) ! A few days of fun with activities, rides, events, food, drink & parties. 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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La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival 2021

Normally we have costumes, masquerade, parades, singing, dancing, music, activities, food & drink. 2021 will be slightly different.

We will keep the information on what you would normally experience when you celebrate La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival!  The parades begin at one location and end at the party event locations. This year the party locations are at Plaza Kuwait in Almuñécar and at the Plaza de la Independencia in La Herradura.  Keep on reading for detailed events and locations.

La Herradura and Almuñécar Carnival Costumes, masquerade, parades, singing, dancing, music, activities, food and drink.  This is what you will experience when you celebrate La Herradura & Almuñécar Carnival! Read more at Almunecarinfo.com

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Take The Malaga Airport Bus! Malaga Airport to Almuñécar & La Herradura

A great and inexpensive way to get to Almuñécar & La Herradura is the Malaga airport bus!  Don’t worry you can also travel from Almuñécar to the Malaga Airport and also from Malaga to Almuñécar.  We will provide you detailed instructions in both directions, to help you with your journey.  You have options for a direct bus or you may take a bus to Malaga central bus station and change there for your destination.

How to take the Malaga airport bus (Alsa bus) from Malaga to Almuñécar & La Herradura, and from Almuñécar to the Malaga airport. It is easy to do! Where to buy tickets, how long does it take and more. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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