.Peñones del Santo is a natural monument with the addition of a man-made cross. You may climb to the top of Peñones del Santo for vast views of Almuñécar and the beautiful cost of Granada beaches. There is a large plaza at the top with a very large cross at the highest point. The surrounding metal railings have become a location for people to leave behind their locks of love.
The second week of August means it’s time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua. Time for celebrations in honor of the town’s patron saint, Virgen de la Antigua. It’s nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession. It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar ‘s list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around!
When it comes to learning about Almuñécar Spain, this A-Z guide should help you out. We are just having a little fun, while sharing more about the Costa Tropical area. Come along with us and enjoy Almuñécar Spain!
Tropico Express Tourist Train
The Tropico Express Train takes you on a tour along the beaches and paseos of Almuñécar. Continue reading
The monument to Phoenicians is located along the upper level of the Paseo del Altillo. This is a tribute to the Phoenician culture and its contribution to the history of Almuñécar. It was built after the Phoenician Necropolis was unearthed nearby and their ancient mysteries discovered.
If you would like to really explore Costa Tropical, beyond the Paseo, then renting a bike is the option for you. There are two wonderful year round bike shops in town and both are very reputable and friendly.
Almuñécar Bus Schedule
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.
- Line 2 is from Almuñécar to La Herradura and back.
- Line 3 is from Almuñécar down through Velilla and back.
- Line 4 is from Almuñécar center to Taramay and back.
- Line 5 is from Almuñécar city center to Torrecuevas and back.
Live like a local and get your daily shopping done at the Almuñécar Municipal Market.
Mercado Municipal – Almuñécar Municipal Market
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.
There are several main Almuñécar Supermarkets or Grocery Stores in the area, including La Herradura, Motril and Vélez-Málaga . There are also several specialty markets or small stores where you will be able to find imported or international products. A few of these are open for limited hours on Sundays. Check for details in the Almuñécar Directory now.