Almunecar holidays take you to the Costa Tropical between Nerja and Motril. With a subtropical climate, it boasts more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in Spain. It is a popular destination as it attracts visitors of all generations, and home grown tourists, as well as foreign nationals. The Costa Tropical lies between Costa del Sol and Costa de Almeria in the province of Granada.
Almunecar claims to have some of the best beaches in the country with many small sheltered coves as well as stretches of sand. San Cristobal beach lies below the castle and is a popular Blue Flag beach with a promenade running along its length. Los Berengueles Beach is also sandy and a favourite with scuba divers. There are two local diving schools here. Puerto del Mar beach is in the centre of the resort and is a lively place by both day and night. Velila beach, to the east of town, is the longest at one mile in length. It is a shingle and coarse sand beach which offers a good variety of water sports. It is here you'll find the water park.
Away from the beach there are plenty tourist attractions and excursions. Being only fifty minutes from Granada's Alhambra's Palace, it is high on the sightseeing list. Dating originally from the ninth century, it evolved and grew over the centuries into the magnificent structure we see today. Almunicar's castle in the town centre has its origins in Roman times and was fortified under the Moors. A popular attraction is the town's aquarium with a seventeen metre shark tunnel. Close to San Cristobal beach is a tropical bird park, home to over fifteen hundred birds. Parque Majuelo are botanical gardens where you'll also find the fourth century BC remains of a Phoenician fish salting factory. Entrance is free.
With good accommodation and service, restaurants catering for all and a lively nightlife, cheap Almunicar holidays are sure to please. There are plenty of opportunities for shopping including a Friday market.
Almunicar has such a benevolent climate that holidays can be taken at any time of year. With winter temperatures around twenty, many people, especially older couples, flee the miserable winter at home for a break in the sun. Most people of course do arrive in the summer season when cloudless skies sees the mercury rising into the thirties. Several budget airlines operate flights to Malaga from regional airports during the summer season. You can check on the Cheekytrip website for the availabilty of holidays from your local airport. Malaga is fifty miles from Almunicar and the transfer time is roughly one hour.
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