Would you like to escape to a beach place to spend your next vacation with your family or with your partner? If you want to do something unforgettable you need to go to a special place like Almuñécar . This town is also known as the extraordinary Tropical Paradise of the Spanish coast.
Receiving a title as dazzling as this has not been a product of chance. The aforementioned municipality has a large number of tourist attractions that make it unique. Keep reading to discover what you can do in this charming place.
The Andalusian coast in general and Almuñécar in particular have become one of the most visited destinations at the moment . They have an interesting archaeological heritage and outstanding natural landscaping. Also, you will be impressed by its wide cultural wealth.
It is worth taking a break to get out of the routine and go to a place that has everything you need to have a good time. For your fun to be complete, don't forget to book quality accommodation like the one offered by Chinasol . A pleasant and conditioned space to promote timely rest.
Once you have recharged your energies you will be better prepared to enjoy the surroundings. Take advantage of every minute, live a unique experience and take a different trip that you will never forget. If at this point you wonder why you should visit Almuñécar, in the following lines you will find the answer.
The privileged climate is one of its main strengths. In contrast to other areas of Europe, in Almuñécar the weather pattern differs from the rest. Practically throughout the year the sun makes its appearance in all its splendor.
The winter season lasts a very short time and mixes with the other seasons without interfering too much with the temperature level. In winter it is almost never below 16 °C and in summer it does not exceed 35 °C.
The paradisiacal beaches are simply spectacular. Of course, they are the main tourist attraction in the area. You can choose from various options that adapt to different ages and preferences.
The perfect proposals for the family and children are generally the shallower crystal clear waters such as the beaches of Cabria, Curumbico and Calabajío . Naturist practitioners have the possibility of feeling free on a couple of beaches where it is allowed to do so: Cantajirrán and El Muerto .
On the other hand, you will find an extensive offer of nautical recreational activities such as marine charters, excursions or the rental of jet skis, moorings and boats. Diving, kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling and paddle surfing are also available in the area.
The authorized beaches are in perfect working order. They have the basic services necessary to guarantee the maximum comfort and well-being of each one of the visitors. You will feel safe and secure going to a place that has received the Blue Flag award.
This important recognition certifies the quality of bathing water, environmental management, the proper dissemination of information regarding care for the environment and the general operation of services and facilities.
Almuñécar has a wide historical legacy and cultural offer . Over the years a series of events have occurred that left their mark. If you are a lover of culture, art and knowledge, here you will find an interesting repertoire of options.
There are parks, museums and monuments related to the Phoenician, Roman, Arab and Christian past . To mention a few, there are:
The fantastic landscapes and spectacular views will remain forever in your memories. Take photos of those special moments and look for the most strategic places to create unique images from different perspectives.
The magical sunrises and sunsets on this Costa Tropical are simply wonderful. Nature lovers will enjoy all its attractions to the fullest. From some natural balconies you can see the Alpujarra landscape, the foothills of Sierra Nevada and even the magnificent fusion of the Mediterranean with the Tropical Valley.
If you go up to the highest ramps you will have the possibility to contemplate the main beaches of Almuñécar from a different perspective. You will appreciate how imposing they are, the perfect integration of their exuberant colors and the crystalline tones of their waters.
Other activities that you can do are hiking or mountain biking. Pedal cars for 2 people or more are also available. Take a tropical walk in the morning hours or if you prefer at sunset.
If you like adventure or experience strong emotions, you should visit the water park in Almuñecar . But this is not all. Here there are also other spaces for relaxation. You'll find rides to suit all ages. It should be noted that the water used in the different pools comes from the sea.
On the other hand, the Almuñécar aquarium was recently renovated and now has around 125 different species. In the impressive panoramic tunnel that is in the lower part of the immense oceanarium you will be able to appreciate sharks and other very interesting marine varieties.
Practice paragliding, diving, scuba diving or paddle tennis. Attend the traditional patron saint festivities if you like. Choose your favorite activity, you have many alternatives. Boredom is not an option.
The Aqua Tropic water park located in Almuñécar is a very popular place for our guests in summer. Located on the coast of Granada known as Costa Tropical for its warm climate throughout the year. In summer, the Costa Tropical offers a large number of outdoor activities, including this fantastic water park for the whole family to enjoy.
Aqua Tropic is a saltwater water park, located in Almuñécar, very close to Malaga, where you can enjoy a warm climate in summer.
It should be noted that this water park in Almuñécar has been one of the favorite places for tourists for many years and adapts its water attractions to the new demands and experiences that its customers want.
This water park is 10 minutes by car and about 30 minutes on foot from the Chinasol Apartments through the wonderful promenades along the sea, Paseo de San Cristóbal and Paseo de la Reina. On the way back to the apartments you can enjoy one of the delicious ice creams offered by the many ice cream parlors that you will find along the way. We recommend you buy tickets online and thus avoid waiting at the entrance and who knows if you are lucky and can enjoy an offer.
In the park there is room for entertainment for the whole family, from the little ones where they will enjoy fun pools and water areas with hoses and slides suitable for their age and height, to the most daring youngsters where they can raise their adrenaline in its 9 water slides. different types, they also have green areas with loungers where you can rest after a relaxing bath in their SPA area and Jacuzzis.
This establishment maintains preventive measures against Covid-19 such as
- Maintain a safety distance in queues and entrances - Maximum grouping of people - Controlled capacity in the park - Signage of entry and exit paths to the attractions - Handwashing stations and hydroalcoholic gels at different points in the facilities.
From Chinasol Apartments we recommend this option during your stay in our Apartments on the beachfront
Almuñécar se distingue por su pasado cargado de historia. Su clima y posición geográfica ha sido codiciado por distintas culturas que dejaron las huellas de su paso por la zona.
Sus inicios se remontan al año 1500 a. C., pero es a finales del s. IX a. C. cuando los fenicios concebirán las estructuras urbanas de la población de Ex, Seks o Sexi, de modo que al arribar los romanos en el siglo III a. C. encontrarán un lugar perfecto para asentar su cultura.
En el siglo XVIII, llegará Abderraman I y establecerá el Califato de Córdoba y renombrará la ciudad como Hisn-al-munecab (fortaleza en la colina). Hará de la localidad una ciudad en todo el sentido de la palabra. Muchos siglos después será conquistada por los Reyes Católicos, pero seguirá siendo atacada en continuas ocasiones e, incluso, hasta el siglo XIX por los piratas turcos.
Para el deleite de quienes aman el arqueoturismo hoy se conservan numerosos monumentos de las diferentes etapas. Podemos destacar el Acueducto Romano, la Factoría de Salazones, los Columbarios de La Torre del Monje, la Cueva de Siete Palacios, las torres vigía y el Castillo de San Miguel, el Palacete Najarra y muchos lugares de gran interés histórico.
La interesante historia de Almuñécar da como resultado una cultura muy original y atrayente que se refleja en sus calles, arquitectura y también en su gastronomía. Muchos consideran la cultura gastronómica sexitana como una de las más particulares del mediterráneo.
Puedes deleitarte con su famoso potaje de hinojos, sus pescados, los bollos de San Juan, y por supuesto la gran variedad de frutos tropicales, como chirimoyas, mangos, aguacates, papayas, etc. Todo esto lo puedes comprar en el Mercado Municipal.
En Almuñécar hay actividades para todos los gustos y estilos de turistas. Desde la práctica de deportes extremos, hasta quienes prefieren visitar museos, parques naturales o presenciar las fiestas tradicionales del lugar. Entre las actividades que podrás elegir están:
No pierdas la oportunidad de disfrutar unos días placenteros en una ciudad tan interesante como Almuñécar. Tiene todo lo necesario para pasar unas vacaciones inolvidables junto a tu pareja o toda tu familia.
Almuñécar is a city known for its many beaches and its privileged climate, but beyond that it has a number of attractions that make it an unbeatable tourist destination.
It is a unique tropical paradise, precisely because since ancient times it has housed different cultures that left their traces to give way to a splendid town. You will be surprised by its interesting archaeological heritage, the overflowing natural beauty and its cultural richness.
Do you want to get to know one of the oldest towns in the Mediterranean, spend a few different days with many possibilities for fun? We invite you to discover how to do it in the best way in one of the most charming towns in Spain.
Almuñécar is a well-known tourist destination for its 19 km of coastline distributed in 26 magnificent beaches of different styles . You can find from beaches between cliffs, urban type, gravel beaches and naturists.
Many have been awarded on different occasions with the Blue Flag . This badge ensures the quality of the water, total safety, as well as the supply of general services and the environmental regulations of the case.
The best thing is that you can enjoy them at any time of the year because the temperatures are very pleasant both in winter and in summer. Although, apart from the exuberant beaches of Almuñécar there are also other attractions that will make your vacation a very satisfying experience.
You can do archaeotourism, practice sports of different kinds, visit unique natural parks in the peninsula, even taste exotic food or spend good nights in very special places. In addition, you will find the perfect accommodation for you: near the best beaches and the center. You will have everything you need to be comfortable and calm.
One of the keys to having an unforgettable vacation depends not only on the choice of destination, but also on the place you choose to stay. You can be in a very attractive place with multiple opportunities for fun, but if you are staying in a remote place that does not allow you to rest well, it will not be easy to take advantage of your rest days.
Precisely, Almuñécar is a tourist city endowed with that Andalusian magic that we like so much. You can appreciate this in pleasant walks with the couple through its streets or pedestrian walks full of history.
And in order to make the most of it, you can book a tourist apartment, such as those offered by APARTAMENTOS CHINASOL Almuñécar . You will have everything you need at your disposal and at a very good price.
These apartments are located near the promenade of San Cristóbal beach, Puerta del Mar and Cotobro. You won't have any difficulties getting anywhere in the city, either on foot or by urban bus. This means of transport works with great efficiency and will help you easily reach the different towns on the Costa Tropical.
Staying in an aparthotel with these characteristics, you will not only be able to visit Granada or Malaga without problems, you will also have a family atmosphere and all the comforts you need to have a great time.
In turn, the nudist beach of Cantarriján glimpses through its crystal clear waters , surrounded by pine trees, which impregnate the environment with a pleasant aroma along with saltpeter. You can easily walk on its little crowded sands, especially in the low season months.
To enjoy the natural landscape, El Peñon del Santo is a rocky viewpoint 30 meters high, built on three rocks that emerge from the sea and form part of the Peñones de San Cristóbal Natural Monument .
Walking through its gardens and ramps, you can see the beaches of Caletillas and San Cristóbal and photograph impressive sunsets.
The Bonsai Garden Museum exhibits 2,000 square meters of specimens of native species from the Mediterranean or more exotic species imported from Asia. It is one of the most peaceful places to visit.
You can appreciate the colorful Japanese objects such as Buddhist fountains, lanterns and bull gates.
A place that children love is the Almuñécar Aquarium . It has 18 aquatic complexes and an Oceanarium 17 meters long. 3,000 specimens of 270 species of colorful fish, seahorses, sharks and jellyfish swim here. Located on Avenida de Europa, near San Cristóbal beach, it is the most modern aquarium in Andalusia .
If you are traveling with your family, you must visit the Aquatropic Water Park. It has more than 18,000 square meters of attractions and fun pools. It is located on Paseo Reina Sofía. It offers visitors a restaurant and bar to taste delicious tapas, cocktails and juices for children.
The Castillo de San Miguel is an Arab fortress and the current headquarters of the Municipal Archaeological Museum. It was built in the 13th century by the Nasrid dynasty and remodeled by the Catholic King Ferdinand. It resisted bombers in the War of Independence against the French and was used as a Christian cemetery until the middle of the last century.
Another of the emblematic places of the city is the Cave of the Seven Palaces . This is an impressive stone vault built by the Romans in the 3rd century BC. C during his campaign in Hispania.
It is located in the center of San Miguel in the urban area of Almuñécar. In this complex, you can see pottery, jewelry and sculptures from the Bronze Age and Greco-Roman times.
As a history lover, you should know the Sexi Roman Aqueduct , built in the 1st century AD. Architects consider it to be the best preserved ancient hydraulic work in Andalusia with its five sections.
Even some of its segments are currently used for the traditional irrigation system . The most popular section is the one that crosses Torrecuevas , which is 130 meters long, with 19 arches in total.
The natural beauty of the maritime landscape, the diversity of historical sites, the exquisite Andalusian gastronomy and the joy of the Sexitanos can turn your next summer vacation into an unforgettable experience for you and your family.
You can make reservations at any time of the year thanks to the pleasant subtropical climate of Almuñécar, a paradise where you can relax and connect with the tranquility of the Mediterranean Sea.
With 19 kilometers of coastline, 26 crystal clear beaches, water parks, medieval castles and restaurants of the most exquisite Mediterranean cuisine, the Sexitanos are pleased to receive the "Tourist Destination of Excellence 2021" award at the Andalusia Tourism Awards.
Thanks to its privileged geographical location, it receives the sun 340 days a year , which has made it a sea and mountain tourist destination on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea .
We invite you to visit its tourist sites such as Cantarriján Beach, El Peñón del Santo, the enigmatic Roman Aqueduct and the fun Aquatropic water park.
Almuñécar is currently recognized as "Tourist Destination of Excellence 2021" by the Ministry of Tourism. It is one of the most popular enclaves sought by tourists on the Andalusian coast.
Its name comes from the Arabic word hisn al-munakkar , which means surrounded fortress. This city is famous for its cultural wealth of Iberian, Andalusian and Moorish cultures .
If you want to plan your next vacation in a maritime paradise , this city offers you its pleasant subtropical climate. In addition, its gastronomy, its pedestrian streets to walk, its beaches and the joy and hospitality of the Andalusians will enchant you.
On the first line of the coast, there are the Cotobro, Puerta del Mar and San Cristóbal beaches where the Chinasol Apartments are located. In any of these you can rest on sun loungers, read and enjoy the pleasant Mediterranean climate with your family.
For your greater comfort, there are apartments and studios on the seafront, fully equipped and equipped with all the services, next to the sea.
From Almuñécar you can visit the treasures of Andalusia by traveling by highway to the historical and cultural monuments of Malaga and Granada .
In its cozy restaurants you can try the traditional dishes of the Andalusian culture : sea urchins, marinated fish, gazpacho, salmorejo and flamenco eggs. As well as the native fruits of the area such as bananas, papayas, custard apples and avocados .
Our apartments in Almuñécar located on the beachfront offer you all the comforts so you can rest as a couple or as a family with your children. Their accommodation has multiple possibilities where several beds can be accommodated and adapted according to your needs.
They have all the services : kitchen, bathrooms, TV, air conditioning, heating and a terrace with a unique view of the Mediterranean Sea . In any case, you can eat in nearby restaurants and beach bars. In addition, always in a pleasant environment with cordial attention.
Thanks to its privileged location in the city , you can walk, stroll and go to the shops due to its proximity. If you wish, you can travel to the nearby cities of Granada and Malaga.