La Herradura is located in a pitoresque bay at the Costa Tropical and recommends itself for the traveller at any time of the year as ideal holliday ressort.
No matter if one is up to beachvacation or active hollidays, La Herradura with its numerous restaurants, bars and tapabars and its environs offer uncountable possibilities to relax or spend adventurous vacations.
If You are interested in watersports there are plenty offers: diving, surfing, sailing, swimming, jetskiing, waterskiing, kajaking or kitesurfing.
In the regional divingschools, surfshops and boatrentals you can rent everything You need to make Yor stay at the coast just perfect.
Costa Tropical and La Herradura offer fantastic clima all year round, lots of sun and mediterranian temperatures, little rain in summer and mild conditions in winter, if You want to escape the cold.
From Casa Geniol You will reach the 4 kilometer long sandy beach of La Herradura within a couple of minutes. Pool or beach - You have the choice, but in the close surrounding You will also find hidden bays, ideal for nudism, undisturbed sunbathing, cliffhiking, relaxing or just to stroll arround.
For the active traveller La Herradura is an ideal starting point, if You stay in Casa Geniol, You have easy access to guided excursions and hikes, canyoning, wildwater kajaking, horseback riding, paragliding, caving or a trip to Penja Escrita, the legendary mountain zoo are worth a try.
The local diving schools offer dives along the rocky coast, where the middle of the 16th century 28 ships of the Spanish Armada sunk in a terrible storm. The rumours and speculations go on until today so You also find Your phantasy challenged.
If You are more interested in diving into pulsating life in hight season, Almunecar, with its nightclubs, beachbars and discotheques, just 6 kilometers away from Casa Geniol is the place to go. There You can party with people from all over the world or just drift through the night. Musicfestivals, flamenco performances or regional festivities complete your ideas.
Almunecar is also highly recommended for family hollidays, if You look for attractions like the Aqualand, Loro Sexi - the birdpark, the Aquarium or wellness and childcare.
In summer tourists from all over the world stream to the region, in winter You will find it peaceful and relaxing staying in Casa Geniol.
By car, it will take You only 45 minutes from Casa Geniol to reach Pradollano in the heart of one of the highest ski regions in Europe. There are not many places in the world where you can go swimming in the sea in the morning and skiing or snowboarding in the afternoon, but the Sierra Nevada is one of them! There are over 83 kms of ski slopes in the ski resorts of the Sierra Nevada, and you can expect snow for approximately 5 months a year. Sierra Nevada is ideal for all ski and snowboard aficionados and the resort caters for everyone from beginners to experts. There are also numerous ski schools and equipment hire shops there, so everything you need can be hired out on a daily basis.
8 kilometers away from Casa Geniol the village of Nerja is located, where You can visit, 'Balcon de Europa' and the biggest cave system in Europe 'Cuevas De Nerja', or You go just a few kilometers further, and make short trip to Frigiliana up in the mountains with its middleaged center and numerous souvenir shops, which will also be an unforgettable experience.
The region is also a good base for alpinists, no matter if You are interested in guided alpine hikes or demanding climbing.
If You prefer to explore the area by motorbike, You can book a tour or just rent a motorbike or car and check out the secret mountain roads and spectacular views individually.
Also for the cultural interested traveller Costa Tropical is a rewarding destination. Just an hours drive from Casa Geniol You can visit Granada with its legendary Alhambra, the castle of Almunecar, which exists since the roman age is within viewing distance of Casa Geniol, or You take a look at the ancient moorish watchtowers which are lined up along the pitoresque coast, telling about the eventful history of Andalusia.
The name of the region around Casa Geniol, Costa Tropical, is due to the always temperate clima. Lots of sun and moderate rains enable an amazing fauna, avocado, mango and kiwi grow throughout the whole year just as olivetrees, citrus fruits and palms.
Hollidays in Casa Geniol leave no wishes open.