Fiestas Virgen del Carmen Almuñécar & La Herradura (13-16 July)

Food, drinks, carnival rides, procession, boats and fireworks are what you will get when you celebrate the fiestas Virgen del Carmen Almuñécar & La Herradura!  This usually includes 3-4 days of activities and fun at the western end of San Cristobal Beach.  There are also a few days of festivities in La Herradura.  Details for each celebration are listed below.

Each night is full of people gathering at the makeshift bar on the paseo, as well as kids enjoying the small carnival, plus you can’t go wrong with churros and waffles at Elvira’s open late!  Then on July 16, it’s the day of Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of fishermen and sailors.  The brotherhood will take her and set sail the streets in a procession and then to the waters to bless her in the midst of a festive atmosphere.

Fiesta Virgen del Carmen 2018 Patrona de Los Marinos Almunecar. On July 16, the day of the Virgen del Carmen is celebrated in Almuñécar. The Virgin is the patron saint of the neighborhood of Los Marinos who, proudly walk their patron saint through San Cristobal.   Where they dance and embark her to the Peñón del Santo where fireworks are displayed. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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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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11 Tools, Spanish Classes And Activities Almuñécar & La Herradura

We all have different learning styles and preferences when learning something new.  It is no different when you want to study Spanish.  Some of us prefer one-to-one Spanish lessons and some prefer group Spanish classes.  While some like to get into the details of grammar, others prefer just to listen, learn and chat.  Is it best to have intensive Spanish lessons, occasional lessons, play games or just meet up with friends once a week?  Only you know what you need and which will work best for you and perhaps it is a combination of them all!

We all have different learning styles and preferences when learning something new.  It is no different when you want to study Spanish.  Some of us prefer one to one Spanish lessons and some prefer group Spanish classes.  While some like to get into the details of grammar, others prefer just to listen, learn and chat.  Is it best to have intensive Spanish lessons, occasional lessons, play games or just meet up with friends once a week?  Only you know what you need and which will work best for you and perhaps it is a combination of them all! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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La Herradura & Almuñécar Beaches – Almuñécar Playas

With over 19 km of coastline, the La Herradura & 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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Fiesta Noche de San Juan In Costa Tropical (June 23 & 24) 2024

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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Things To Do In Motril Spain! The Big City Of Costa Tropical

Escape to a slightly bigger city and experience a day trip from Almuñécar with many things to do in Motril Spain.  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.

Looking for things to do in Motril? As the central hub of Costa Tropical, we share with you some of the things to do in Motril, a day trip from Almuñécar.. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Where To Go For Health Care In Almuñécar & Costa Tropical

We all want to stay healthy and be able to enjoy our lives to the fullest.  Sometimes that means we need to visit a medical professional to keep us from getting ill, or help us when we aren’t feeling well.  We have a few options listed for general health care in Almuñécar, (general medical doctor, optometrist, dentist, pediatrician, clinical analysis, and more).  No one wants to experience and emergency, but it is always good to know what’s available to you, just in case you need it.  We will cover the main medical centers and clinics in Almuñécar and also provide information about the nearest hospitals. Looking for general health care in Almuñécar? We tell you where to find some medical centers, doctors, hospitals & clinics in Almuñécar & surrounding areas. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com Continue reading