Almuñécar is an attractive resort nestled on the Costa Tropical (tropical coast) in the Granada province of Andalusia, Spain. Popular with Spanish and foreign visitors alike, the city has a fascinating seafront promenade which takes visitors past attractive, small sandy coves and rugged headlines, typical of the Costa Tropical. However, there is also a range of longer beaches, with all the necessary amenities for families to have plenty of fun.
Almuñécar is also well known for various monuments and historic buildings, including the “Alfareria del Castillo” or castle pottery, which continues to make pottery items in the same style as those found in archaeological digs in the area. There are also several fascinating museums and art galleries to visit in the town, along with restaurants and tapas bars, serving the best traditional Spanish cuisine and the best in Spanish wines.
The following are just a few recommended places to stay during your visit to Almuñécar and the Costa Tropical.
This charming bed and breakfast is located in Almuñécar, 50 km (31 mi) from the city of Granada. The property offers a swimming pool and you can enjoy breakfast each morning and use the shared kitchen in the property to make snacks or additional meals. Bike hire and car hire are both available at La Casa Roja Tropical B&B, as well as free WiFi. Rooms in the bed and breakfast have a shared bathroom.
La Casa Roja Tropical B&B
Address: Cuesta de Los Pinos, 2-3, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 49 USD / 44 EUR
Unique Plaza Higuitos is an charming and spacious apartment located in a historic square, Plaza Higuitos, in Almuñécar and offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. There is a comfortable living and dining area with flat-screen TV and cable channels, plus a well-equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator and toaster. There is one bedroom and a bathroom.
Unique Plaza Higuitos
Address: Fuente Nueva 10, 3ro Pta. 1, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 61 USD / 55 EUR
This lovely semi-detached vacation home in Almuñécar comes fully air-conditioned and offers a garden and swimming pool with beautiful sea views. Whales and dolphins can often be seen frolicking in the waves below. The property has a spacious lounge and dining area with flat-screen TV and a kitchen with dishwasher. There are four bedrooms in the home.
Casa La Rijana 8
Address: Calle Torrepinos 31 Urb La Rijana Casa N8, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 200 USD / 180 EUR
Hotel Goya is located just a one-minute walk from Almuñecar’s San Cristóbal Beach and right next to El Majuelo Park. The property offers a typical Andalusian interior patio. Breakfast is served each morning in Goya’s café/bar where free WiFi is available to guests. Some of the rooms have a private terrace with balcony and all offer air-conditioning, along with a TV and en suite bathroom. Parking is available close by for a fee.
Address: Avenida Europa, 31, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 33 USD / 30 EUR
This beautifully decorated, modern apartment is located just a one-minute walk from the beach in Almuñécar and offers views across the Mediterranean Sea. The apartment has a spacious lounge and dining area with a flat-screen TV and a well-equipped kitchen with microwave. Free WiFi is available on site and the apartment sleeps six.
Address: Paseo Reina Sofía 3, 10B, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 167 USD / 150 EUR
Hotel el Palacete del Corregidor in located in Almuñécar, a six-minute walk from the beach. The hotel offers a sun terrace with views across the city. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed in the hotel’s restaurant or on the terrace. Each guest room is individually decorated with typical Spanish furniture and offers a flat-screen TV, while some rooms have a sitting area. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk also.
Hotel el Palacete del Corregidor
Address: Calle Escamado 5-7, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 55 USD / 49 EUR
This charming guest house is located 8 km (5 mi) outside of Almuñécar and offers an outdoor pool with sun terrace, a large garden and a barbecue area. There is free WiFi throughout all public areas. The rooms offer two single beds, a TV and an en suite bathroom with bath. Each room also has kitchenware and a refrigerator. The beach is a short drive from the property, as is a restaurant, bar and grocery shop.
Cortijo La Luna
Address: Loma del Gato, s/n, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 78 USD / 70 EUR
Playacálida Spa Hotel Luxury overlooks the Mediterranean Sea in Almuñécar’s Torre del Diablo, just a six-minute walk from the beach. The hotel features five swimming pools and a spa with sauna, Turkish bath and indoor pool. The hotel’s buffet restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine and there is a bar on site, as well as a daily entertainment program. Each bright, air-conditioned room offers satellite TV and free WiFi, along with a minibar and en suite bathroom.
Playacálida Spa Hotel Luxury
Address: Urbanización Torregalera, s/n, 18690 Almuñécar, Spain (see map)
Price: from 110 USD / 99 EUR
Have fun in Almuñécar's sun!
Enjoy your visit to Almuñécar, the perfect base to explore everything the Costa Tropical in Granada province has to offer, while staying in real comfort and style.
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