Property for sale in Almuñécar
With a population of around 27,000 the resort of Almuñecar in Granada province enjoys some 19 kilometres of coastline against the backdrop of the mighty Sierra Nevada. The resort is unique in terms of offering the possibility to ski in the morning and enjoy the beach in the afternoon, not many resorts can boast this! The ski resort is less than an hour away by car.
The local coastline comprises 16 beaches offering watersports, a wide choice of chiringuitos as well as attractive gardens, an impressive weekly market, held every Friday and of course the Moorish castle one of the most prominent landmarks of the town.
One of the most popular attractions is the Loro Sexi Bird Park with some 1,500 birds and over 100 different species.
Almuñecar is also host to the Parque del Majuelo, an attractive botanical garden containing Europe's largest collection of subtropical plants, with more than 359 species, most from Brazil and Cuba. It is also a great location to base a visit to the Alhambra in the city of Granada.