Almuñécar sits on a hilltop on the coast of the Mediterranean in the Andalusian province of Granada in southern Spain. It is perhaps the most popular tourist resort on the Costa Tropical and benefits from a sub-tropical climate. It is easily accessed by car from the main A7 route and by air from the airports at Granada and Malaga. Hotels in Almuñécar greet guest all year round as the summers are hot and the winters mild and dry, rarely dipping below 12ºC. The town is sizeable, with a resident population of 25,000. It has a buzzing cultural life and although that population swells with tourists in the high season, it has lost none of its traditional charm. The variety of accommodation on offer means that you can find something to suit most tastes and budgets. Apartments in Almuñécar in the hilltop old town are great for those who want to enjoy an authentic taste of Spain, while a beach hotel in Almuñécar is perfectly placed for a relaxed break soaking up the sun and enjoying the water sports on offer.
Your rental apartment in Almuñécar is also an excellent option for exploring the town from. The town's history dates back 3,000 years and you can still visit the Phoenician and Roman ruins. Visitors can learn more at the town's archaeological museum. A 16th century Moorish castle, meanwhile, dominates the skyline. An apartment or hotel in Almuñécar is also a perfect choice for diving enthusiasts. The dramatic coastline has some of the best underwater scenery in Spain and clear, warm waters. Many families also choose a hotel or apartment in Almuñécar to enjoy the long stretches of beach and attractions such as Aqua Tropic water park. You can choose from traditional hotels in Almuñécar, with bags of old world charm, or purpose-built complexes of apartments in Almuñécar with excellent facilities such as heated pools. Due to its elevation, many hotels and apartments in the town have stunning views out across the Mediterranean towards Africa. The Moorish influence is everywhere, including in the fabulous cuisine, which is to be found at a host of local restaurants.
What to see or do in and around Almuñécar
Short break with friends
Very nice old town with a charming character. Spanish atmosphere. Many great restaurants, attractions and local shops. Clean beach.
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