Popular Lettings in Almuñecar
Highlights in Almuñecar
- Andalusian-style architectural complex
- beaches for all tastes
- rich heritage
- Ideal for travelling with children
- lively nightlife
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Prices and availability
Types of holiday rentals in Almuñecar
Are you looking for cheap rentals in Almuñecar to enjoy a relaxing holiday by the sea? Then you have come to the right place, because at Holidu we have a wide variety of holiday rentals in Almuñecar, ideal for couples as well as families with children and groups of friends. Equipped with everything you will need during your stay and many of them also with terrace, swimming pool and parking. In addition, air conditioning to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Most of the rentals in Almuñecar are located less than 100 metres from the beach, both within the town itself and distributed along the rest of the coast, especially in the area of La Herradura, with a marked residential character and a very familiar atmosphere.Magnificent detached houses with private swimming pool
If you are looking for a holiday rental in Almuñecar that is close to the beach, but in a quieter environment, where you can enjoy a higher level of privacy, we also offer a wide range of independent villas to choose from. All of them fully equipped and most of them with garden and private swimming pool. If you also want to enjoy sauna, jacuzzi, barbecue or sea views, just include them in your search filters. Most of the chalets in Almuñecar are located on the coast, both in the historic centre and in La Herradura, less than 1 km from the beach and all the leisure facilities on the promenade. But if you prefer to enjoy your holidays in a quieter environment, enjoying the contact with nature, On Holidu you will also find numerous houses located in the mountains, away from the urban hustle and bustle.Why book a letting in Almuñecar?
Holidays in Almuñecar
The area and how to find your way around
Located in the southwest of the province of Granada, in the region of Tropical Coast, Almuñecar is a charming town of approximately 27,300 inhabitants that, together with Motril, host more than 70% of the population of the coast of Granada. Its municipal district stretches between the sea and the mountains, and is surrounded by the towns of Nerja, Otivar, Jete, Salobreña and Itrabo. Set on the valleys of the rivers Seco and Verde, flanked by cultivated fields, and at the foot of the peaks of the Sierra de Almijara. So, if you decide to book a letting in Almuñecar, you will have the chance to enjoy both the sea and the mountains.A historic centre with its own personality
Located on the slope of a hill facing the Mediterranean Sea and crowned by an imposing fortress, the old town of Almuñecar is one of the greatest historical, scenic and cultural treasures of the town. Its architectural complex is practically intact, populated by the traditional white houses that can be found in most of the villages of Andalusia and meandered by the winding cobbled streets that house beautiful squares decorated with flowers and palm trees along the way. A town that, despite the great growth experienced by tourism in recent decades, has managed to keep its essence alive. Don't wait any longer to book a letting in Almuñecar and get to know it first hand.
Types of travellers and activities
Almuñecar has a coastline of 19 km distributed among 18 beaches. Most of them are equipped with all kinds of services, including Velilla, Puerta del Mar, La Herradura and San Cristobal, awarded the Q for Tourist Quality. But there are also several more secluded coves, some of them nudist, which are ideal for those looking for tranquillity and for fans of scuba diving and fishing. Almost all of them concentrated in the place of Maro-Cerro Gordo. One of the main attractions of the municipality for its great beauty and state of natural conservation.Almuñecar to travel with children
Almuñecar is an ideal destination to travel with your family. And not only because of its perfectly equipped beaches, where your children will have a great time, but also because it offers a great variety of proposals for the fun of the little ones. Visiting the El Majuelo Botanical Park, the Almuñecar Aquarium, the Aquatropic Aquatic Park or the Cave of the Seven Palaces are just some of the activities you can do during your stay. In addition, a few minutes from the town, you can also visit the fascinating Caves of Nerja and the Chanquete boat, as it appeared in the series "Verano Azul" (Blue Summer).
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Almuñecar preserves several historical constructions that reflect the passage through the area of different cultures such as the Roman or Phoenician. Some of the most important sites are the Phoenician-Punic necropolis, the Roman aqueduct, the family pantheons and the monumental Salazones Factory from the Roman period. In addition to several Arab watchtowers located on the coast. Although the most emblematic is the Castle of San Miguel, built by the Romans and enlarged by Arabs and Christians.2. Fall in love with the beauty of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park
The Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park extends to the sea in the area of the Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo. A place of steep and abrupt formations, with numerous crests and deep valleys, like the canyon of the green river. If you enjoy the contact with nature, do not miss the opportunity to do a hiking route through the area.3. Enjoy the activities of the Peña Escrita Ecological Complex
For nature lovers, Almuñecar also offers numerous attractions, such as the Complejo Ecologico Peña Escrita, from where you can see Sierra Nevada and the landscape of the Alpujarra, and where you can contemplate a multitude of animal species. But it is also a perfect setting for a wide range of active tourism activities, such as hiking, mountain biking or paragliding.4. Experience the lively nightlife of Almuñecar
Almuñecar offers the tourist a very lively nightlife. The two main walking areas are "Los Bajos", where there is a great variety of pubs and discos ideal for dancing and having a drink, and Plaza Kelibia, where there are numerous tapas bars and bars where you can have a drink in a quieter atmosphere5. Try the exquisite casserole mohina, the cake of al-Haju and the merengazo
The cuisine of Almuñecar consists largely of recipes influenced by the customs of the Arabs while they were settled in the area and adapted to the crops that predominate in the area. The most typical dish is the casserole mohina, but the cake of al-Haju and the merengazo are also delicious, all of them with almonds as the main ingredient.