Almuñécar is considered one of the main tourist spots along the Andalusian coast. This coastline is known as the Costa Tropical, thanks to its long beaches, warm climate and lush tropical and subtropical vegetation. It is a unique area in the Iberian Peninsula and, indeed, in Europe.
AlmuñécarLocated in the heart of Costa Tropical, very close to the province of Malaga, this town boasts 19 km of coastline divided into 26 beaches. The temperature here does not go below 16° in winter nor goes over 35° in summer.
Visitors can find several beaches, secluded coves and even one nudist beach.
We offer various aquatic activity options. From diving courses, sailing, windsurfing or kayaking to jet ski rentals or tours and marine charter services. There is also a sports marina with boats and berths for rent.
NatureAlmuñécar also has a large number of attractions for nature lovers.
One of them is Peña Escrita Natural Park located on a natural balcony at an altitude of 1,100 metres. You can view the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, the Alpujarra landscape and the fusion of the tropical valley with the Mediterranean sea from this vantage point.
Inside the premises of this municipal park there is an animal sanctuary developed in a peaceful and safe environment. It is also an ideal place to practice all kinds of outdoor sports such as hiking, mountain biking or paragliding.
FestivalsThe traditional festivities of Almuñécar are colorful and diverse, such as the carnivals and the traditional "Burial of the Sardine".
Among the many festive events celebrated by the population, the Festival in honor of the Virgen de la Antigua is worth mentioning. In this event the town commemorates the victory of Lope de Valenzuela over the Moor Aben Aboo that took place in 1569, at the same time, they are grateful for the miraculous intercession of their patron saint.
The procession that takes place by the sea at night heads to Puerta del Mar beach. Numerous decorated boats accompany the Virgin in this route that ends with an extraordinary fireworks display in the Peñones del Santo.