While there isn’t a full hospital in Almuñecar, Vithas Salud medical center is the next best thing! It is an international walk-in clinic, with facilities of a day hospital, including 4 hospital rooms with beds. If you need hospital care after they close, at 22:00, they will transport you to the nearest hospital.
* This is a privately run hospital and is best with private health insurance or travel insurance. If you are on the national health care system, you should continue to use Centro de Salud for your care and emergencies.
Vithas Salud Medical Center Almuñecar
This is a private medical center, which will accept some international health insurance, Spanish health insurance, and travel insurance. Please check with your provider. If you are a walk-in patient without insurance for a sick-visit, they will charge for the visit, as well as any additional fees for tests and scans. They have 4 hospital beds and can also perform x-rays, blood analysis, and much more. They are located at the west end of San Cristobal Beach, near Chinasol. There is a city bus stop (line 1), just a few steps away from the Vithas Almunecar medical center.
You can see the English speaking doctor in Almuñecar Spain! Just walk in, no appointment needed except for specialties. Yep, you no longer need to drive to Nerja, Malaga, or Granada. You can just walk right in and see the doctor!
Monday – Friday 08:00 – 22:00
Saturday 08:00 – 13:00
Vithas Salud Almuñecar offers 24-hour ambulance service, on-call house doctor, emergency & observation areas, walk-in general practitioner and infirmary, as well as many specialty services. This is the closest thing you will find to an Almunecar hospital for the day.
Medical and Surgical Specialties
Dedicated to improving the patient’s aesthetic image.
|General and Digestive Surgery|
Diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases. Including echocardiography.
|Gynecology and Obstetrics|
Online appointments available
Treatment of the eyes.
Specialty for the study and structure of the skin. Including diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatments.
The study of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
|Endocrinology and Nutrition |
Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses related to hormones, metabolism, and food.
|Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery|
Preservation and restoration of the form and function of extremities and the spinal column. Including sports medicine.
Other Onsite Services
- Samples and Clinical analysis laboratory
- Clinical and Pathological Anatomy test samples
- Medical check-ups
- Observation hospital rooms – there are 4 of them
- Doppler ultrasound
Vithas Salud Almuñecar Insurance Coverage
Currently working with international health insurance companies and travel insurance. Some Spanish health insurance is accepted as well. As of July 2019, the medical center accepts DKV, Sanitas, Cosalud and more. Of course, travel insurance is also accepted as well as visits with no insurance. Please contact them directly for updated insurance information. They do offer an online appointment system as well, but for the General Practitioner, you can just walk in!
Online appointments: click here, for some reason the Almuñécar center is listed under the Malaga province, so just take note.
English Speaking Doctors Costa Tropical
Other languages: Spanish, French, German, Swedish, English and more.
Read more about Vithas Salud Almuñécar opening hours, appointments and contact info.
Let them know Almuñécar Info sent you!
Almuñécar Costa Tropical
Read more about Almunecar and what it has to offer you as a tourist or a resident. Come to the Costa Tropical!
Click here for Almuñécar holidays, ferias, fiestas, and festivals.
Some facts all about Almuñécar Spain A-Z, Let’s Learn A Little & Enjoy Almunecar.
El Tiempo en Almuñécar (The Weather in Almuñécar)
Popular Social Media Spots In Almuñécar & La Herradura. Where are the best locations for those Instagram and Facebook photos?
Que ver en Almuñecar/ What to do in Almuñecar
Looking for things to do or what to see in town? We have so many options for you, find out more!
Places to Stay in Spain