Relax and unwind in Almunecar
Holidays to Almunecar will take you to the beautiful Costa Tropical in the south of Spain. Located between the Costa del Sol to the west, and the Costa Almeria to the east, the region is fast becoming a popular tourist destination.
Almunecar was founded by the Phoenicians almost three thousand years ago and sits beautifully on a small hill between two rivers; the Río Seco and the larger Río Verde. Today the town oozes character with pretty winding streets and delightfully old balconied buildings with colourful cascading blossoms.
Malaga airport is eighty kilometres away and with direct flights from Ireland in just over two hours you could be enjoying all this area of Andalusia has to offer. Check out the great deals at loveholidays.ie for you cheap holiday in Almunecar.
At a glance
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Spanish
- Time Zone: GMT +1
- Average flight time: 3h 0m
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Almunecar beach holidays
Playa Puerto del Mar beach runs along under the old town wall and stretches for over one kilometre. Holidaymakers can relax and unwind under clear blue sunny skies and cool down in the calm waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Most of the town’s services are located nearby.
On the western side where most of the hotels are located, San Cristobal beach runs parallel to the wide promenade. Here you can enjoy a range of water sports with several beach bars and restaurants providing refreshments throughout the day. Serious water sports fans might like to head for Playa Berengueles beside the Marina del Este. Why not learn to scuba dive on your holiday to Almunecar, divers will find some of the best underwater scenery of anywhere along the southern coast. Along nearly twenty kilometres of local coastline visitors will find a large variety of sandy or pebble beaches and small secluded coves.
For an insight into of the town's rich and varied past, holidaymakers will enjoy a visit to the Castillo de San Miguel. A Roman fortress, later a Moorish castle and palace for the Sultans of Granada, it is now home to the fascinating Museum of Archaeology. Ramble around the beautiful, tranquil botanical Park of El Majuelo with exotic tropical plants from both sides of the equator.
Just along the seafront the Loro Sexi Ornithological Park is home to two hundred species of birdlife, with more than one thousand five hundred birds. The caves of Nerja, along the coast to the west are a popular tourist attraction with underground rivers and cave paintings. Why not hire a car and explore Granada just forty minutes away? It boasts the magnificent Alhambra Palace and lies beneath the stunning Sierra Navada mountain range and has a popular ski village. In the foothills visitors can explore the spectacular Alpujarras region where whitewashed ancient villages cling to majestic mountain peaks.
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