Tropical Tours – Your Local Guide

Tropical Tours, your local guide offering local tours of Almuñécar, La Herradura, and the surround areas, including Alhambra tours. Exploring the area is always better with a local guide.

Tropical Tours - your local guide with tours of Almuñécar, La Herradura, Nerja, Frigiliana, and Alhambra tours. Exploring is better with a local guide.

Tropical Tours

Roman Aqueduct and Roman Baths

First Date with Almuñécar

The best way to get to know the most emblematic areas of Almuñecar is with a local guide. In this tour we will visit the historic center of the city. We will walk through some of the most iconic and charming places and discover its past, in order to understand its present. There will be legends and anecdotes to create and enjoyable tour, all while you are learning as well.
You will receive our recommendations and tips to help create that unforgettable vacation.
Tour duration: 2.5 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person, children under 6 years old free.


Locations we visit

  • Roman aqueduct
  • Museum “Claves de Almuñécar”*
  • Encarnación church
  • Ayuntamiento
  • Calle nueva (Leyenda de la virgen del pozo)
  • Majuelo Park
  • San Cristóbal beach (tapa)
  • (*Monument prices are not included)
Artisan market Almunecar Majuelo Park Fish Salting Factory

The 4 civilizations of Almuñécar

In this tour we will learn about the different civilizations that have passed by Almuñecar through the traces and monuments they have left us to discover centuries later. This is a dynamic tour where we will learn how life was in the different cultures that have populated this area, from economic activities, traditions, history to gastronomy, festivals, and customs. We will enjoy the best panoramic views of the city during this journey!
Tour duration: 2.5 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person, children under 6 years old free.


Locations we visit

  • Peñón del Santo
  • Estatua de Abderramán I
  • Palacete de la Najarra
  • Parque El Majuelo
  • Castillo de San Miguel*
  • Cueva 7 Palacios*
  • Ayuntamiento
  • Plaza de los Higuitos for a tapa
  • (*Monument prices are not included)
Almunecar Plaza Higuitos Around Town - read more https://almunecarinfo.com/the-almunecar-plazas/

Tasty Tapas Tour

In this tour we will taste the most typical food in the Granada province: The well known “Tapas”!
During our journey we will be talking about the origin and evolution of the tapas, while visiting the most popular bars in the area of Almuñecar. We will have a nice walk through the city talking about its history, traditions, curiosities, and some tips. We will also share a little advice on how to spend your time in the tropical coast tasting its typical “tapas”
(4 bars + tapa with the first drink included in the price)
Tour duration: 3 hours
Tour cost: 30€ per person, children under 6 years old free.


Locations we visit

  • Higuitos
  • Lute
  • Hotel San Cristóbal o Casablanca
  • Bar las tres rejas
  • (Some bars may vary depending on the day of the week or season)
Bombay Sky Bar Perched up on the rooftop of Hotel Playa San Cristóbal - Read more on https://almunecarinfo.com/terrace-restaurants-sky-bar-rooftop-almunecar/

Romantic Almuñécar

Summer Only
This is an ideal night tour to enjoy the city in a quiet way. Enjoy our walk and hear about the stories and legends of the area. We will finish the tour by enjoying some tapas with stunning views of the natural monument the “Peñón del Santo”.
Tour duration: 2.5 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person, children under 6 years old free.


Locations we visit

  • Ayuntamiento
  • Calle Nueva
  • Parque El Majuelo
  • Palacete de la Najarra
  • Peñón del Santo
  • Puestecitos en Verano.
  • Estatua de Abderramán I

The Tropical Valley Tour

This route includes a bus ride through the valley. Here we will see all of the typical subtropical fruit plantations of Almuñécar, plus the inland villages of Jete and Otívar. We will finish with a visit to the white village of Lentegí and have take a short break for some tapas. We will then explore the village from bottom to top.
Tour duration: 2.5 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person, children under 6 years old free.


Locations we visit

  • Balcon de Lentegí
  • Ayuntamiento
  • The Fountain square
  • The Church
  • The Mirador
olives and olive oil

Olive Oil, Wine & Beach

Learn about the harvest, elaboration, distribution of the local products; olive oil and wine! This will include a tasting too.
We will visit an olive oil mill and also the famous winery “Bodegas Calvente”, boasting international fame. We will then return to Almuñécar’s San Cristóbal beach for lunch.
Tour duration: 5 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person
(Bus, visits + lunch (menu) included in the price)


Locations we visit

  • Lentejí olive oil mill (tasting)
  • Jete winery (tasting)
  • Restaurant Mesón Petete (lunch)
Tropical Valley Tour

The 5 Senses Tour

Would you dare to try a fresh mango, avocado, papaya among many other tropical fruits directly picked right from the tree? 🥭🥑🍋🍑
The Costa Tropical is well-known for its idyllic beaches and the exceptional weather, but especially for the tropical fruit! It’s the largest tropical fruit producer in Europe.
We would love to show you all around Finca El Pinero, a local farm here in Almuñecar! We will taste the local fruits (in season) and enjoy a lunch with a view. Swimming pool?
Tour duration: 4 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person, (transport included)


Locations we visit

🥑 Walk around the finca (farm)
🥑 Explanation of the harvesting and production process
🥑 Day to day life of a farmer
🥑 “El Pinero philosophy”
🥑 Menú with views
🥑 Visit their shop to buy the freshest local products :Tropical fruits, oil, rum, jam, and pure honey

Tropico Express Tourist Train

Tropico Express Almuñécar

Summer Only

This tour consists of a nice walk around the town of Almuñecar in one of its most famous tourist attractions, the “Tropico Express” tourist train! We will enjoy a train ride in the afternoon/evening to soak up the views of Almuñécar in a fun and different way. Then we will finish by enjoying some local tapas, popular in this region.
Tour duration: 2 hours
Tour cost: XX€ per person (train and tapa included)


Locations we visit

  • San Cristóbal beach
  • City center
  • Puerta del Mar beach
  • Velilla beach

For All Tours

Arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour start time
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
Bring water, to stay hydrated

Contact Tropical Tours for Booking & Questions

Please fill out the contact form to request tours, dates and times. You will be provided with details on how to purchase the tour, receive confirmations for booking requests, the specifics on where to meet and more. Most tours require a minimum number of 2 people, but those with bus transport have a minimum of 6 people.

Tropical Tours - your local guide with tours of Almuñécar, La Herradura, Nerja, Frigiliana, and Alhambra tours. Exploring is better with a local guide.
Please select each tour you are interested in.

Heidi

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Heidi is passionate about travel (50+ countries) and loves experiencing the world with husband and their kids. In Aug 2012, they left the “perfect American life”, quit their jobs, sold their belongings and moved to Almuñécar. She likes to share all of her favorites things about the area, as well as practical information too. You may also view their family travel blog, Wagoners Abroad, at https://wagonersabroad.com

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