The tourist capital of the Costa Tropical, Almunecar, is a unique part of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline. The mighty Sierra Nevada Mountains soar dramatically behind the town, and the flat, golden beaches stretch out in front, creating a very special landscape.
Due to Almunecar’s unique location the Costa Tropical, it is a haven for sporting holidays. The Costa Tropical has recently been voted one of the best destinations for water sports, especially sailing, and a rental villa in Almunecar will not disappoint sailors and water sport enthusiasts. There are superb conditions, facilities and schools for sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving especially, but there are also options for water skiing, jet skiing and para-skiing.
On land, going on an Almunecar holiday lets you enjoy tennis, golf and 4x4 off road driving, or the hills of the Sierra Nevada are ideal destinations for walking, mountain biking and horse riding holidays, which are all becoming more popular with every year as news of the breathtaking scenery, climate, cuisine, hospitality and accommodation in Almunecar spreads.
In winter, an Almunecar house rental has a unique advantage. From a villa or apartment here, you can spend the morning skiing in Solynieve, just 2 hours away, and return to your Almunecar rental villa to enjoy an afternoon on the beach.
There is plenty to enjoy within the town too. If you are looking to enjoy a holiday of culture, sightseeing, fine food and enjoyable nights out, an Almunecar rental villa will be a great option. There are some excellent sites to investigate, from the Castle of San Miguel to the 1st Century Roman aqueduct and the Lori Sexi Ornithological Park, and a huge number of excellent local restaurants serving the best in Costa Tropical gastronomy. In the evenings, you are bound to be able to find entertainment to suit your taste, from flamenco bars to large club nights.
La Herradura lies just round the coast. It is arguably situated in the prettiest setting on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, and boasts a 2km sand beach which draws hundreds of visitors a day from across Granada. It is a very attractive whitewashed town, offering superb golfing and rural holidays.
During summer, average temperatures reach over 25˚C, reaching daily peaks of well over 30˚C for much of July and August. Due to the unique geographical conditions, Almunecar benefits from a remarkably mild winter too, with averages in January staying at around 18˚C, with daily peaks into the mid 20’s (˚C)! This really is a year round resort, and the demands on Almunecar rental villas are high!
Malaga International Airport (AGP) is just 90km from a holiday house rental in Almunecar, and there are both choices on flights and transfers from the airport to the front door of your Almunecar accommodation too. The busses leaving from central bus station go direct to Almunecar and La Herradura. Alternatively, once you arrive at the airport in Almunecar, rental cars can be found outside the terminal building.