Almunecar, Costa del Sol, Spain
Grab a piece of the real Spain in this attractive coastal resort town that is becoming increasingly popular, especially with Spanish holiday makers in the summer.
Almunecar boasts numerous stunning beaches, from small coves ideal for those wanting a peaceful spot in which to enjoy the sunshine to larger bays offering a selection of water sports, sun loungers for hire as well as beach bars and restaurants for refreshments and a spot of lunch. Most of the beaches have fine sand or a mix of sand and shingle with calm seas perfect for swimming or snorkelling.
Things to do
The resort has an array of places of interest for tourists to enjoy such as the ruins of San Miguel Castle, Bonsai Garden Museum and Botanical gardens to name but a few. Families will particularly enjoy the water park with its fun pools and slides as well as the bird park with its variety of birds including parrots, owls, macaws and peacocks.
Out and about
During the summer months Almunecar enjoys a fun and lively nightlife with numerous bar and couple of nightclubs staying open late. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, be it traditional Spanish specialities or international cuisines there is something suitable for every taste and budget.
Just an hour away from Almunecar is the historic city of Granada which offers a fascinating monuments, parks, museums and not forgetting the The Alhambra Palace, which is regarded as one of the ten architectural wonders of the world.
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