Tropico Express Tourist Train Almuñécar

Trópico Express Tourist Train

The Trópico Express Train takes you on a tour along the beaches and paseos of Almuñécar.  You will see it each night in the summer and hear them ding the bells, as they drive past.  Wave to the people on the train and have some fun or even better go for a ride yourself.

Tropico Express Tourist Train
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Fiesta Noche de San Juan In Costa Tropical (June 23 & 24)

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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Almuñécar City Bus Schedule

Almuñécar Bus Schedule

Almuñécar City Bus

The big blue city bus currently has five main lines in the municipality of Almuñécar.

  • Line 1 is a circular line around Almuñécar, from the center to Cotobro and back. locate bus now
  • Line 2a locate bus now is from Almuñécar  to La Herradura and back.
  • Line 2b is from Almuñécar  to La Herradura (Including Punta de la Mona and Marina del Este). locate bus now
  • Line 3 locate bus now is from Almuñécar down through Velilla / Taramay and back.
  • Line 4 is from Almuñécar  city center to Torrecuevas and back. locate bus now

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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

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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Almuñécar Beaches – Almuñécar Playas

With over 19 km of coastline, the Almuñécar beaches (Almuñecar playas) are for everyone.  Of course, some of the most popular are those which are easily accessible and right in the urban area of town.  There are also several which are secluded or offer small coves or cliffs, for a little variety.  Many of the beaches are covered with stones or pebbles, there are even some with dark sand.  We think these are some of the best beaches in Granada, playas de Almuñecar.

With over 19 km of coastline, there are plenty of Almuñécar beaches for everyone.  The most popular are easily accessible and right in town. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Spanish Recipes – Maria’s Tinto de Verano

Maria’s Tinto de Verano is the perfect refreshment for those hot summer days.  Shhh, don’t tell, but we love them year-round!  Tinto de Verano is a refreshing chilled wine-based cocktail, which literally translates as summer red wine.  It is very similar to the popular Sangria, but much easier to make.  It can be bought ready-bottled from supermarkets, but it won’t taste as good as Maria’s recipe!

Maria's Tinto de Verano is the perfect refreshment for those hot summer days. It's a refreshing wine-based cocktail, which translates as "summer red wine".

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Almuñécar Monument to Water

The monument to water is one of the many monuments you will find around town.  This one in particular is very interesting to look at.  These are really three separate statues; three bronze torsos (one male and two females) leaping over fountains of water.  Because the artist created without heads or complete bodies, some think they are a work in progress, but we assure you they are complete.

Monument to Water, Main Bus Station

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