Discover the vibrant community of international and cultural associations on the Costa Tropical

 The Costa Tropical is an active and dynamic region where citizen participation is essential. You will find a wide variety of entities, from local initiatives to international organizations, working tirelessly to improve the quality of life for those who inhabit this beautiful region. Moreover, our community is diverse and welcoming, with groups formed by people from various nationalities, further enriching our social fabric. Here you will find a compilation of organizations committed to the well-being and development of our community. Explore our site to learn more about these inspiring organizations and discover how you can join or collaborate with their noble causes.

International Groups

Almuñécar International Womens Group. The group organises events, trips and social outings.The group has set up a spanish conversation group, organised a Singing Groups, yoga sessions. Members have hosted a range of social events from pool parties to plant swops. They meet twice a month (second and the fourth Saturday of each month) for a coffee morning and to plan activities. Email: Website

Costa Women. Created in 2010, Costa Women is a free community for Women living, or moving to Spain. They share information, receive actionable advice and real life tips for your journey to and around Spain

American International Club. First established in 2008, the American International Club (AIC) is a Nerja-based Ex-Pat Social Club whose members either live in or regularly visit the area, but originally come from various corners of the globe. Their moto is “have fun and give back”. They have meetings in Nerja, Torrox, Frijiliana. They celebrate Thanksgiving Day.

Los Flamencos sexitanos. This is an association of winter visitors who speak Flemish and Dutch and stay for a short or long period of time in  Almuñécar. In Flanders, the association is affiliated with the FVV (Forum of Flemish Women), and in Andalusia, they are also officially recognized as a non-profit organization. Currently, they have more than 120 members. They celebrate the Waffle and Crepe Festival on Sundays and Christmas tasting of the typical sausages with onion, traditional meal in northern Belgium and other countries. Website: Facebook page.

International Club of Salobreña. The International Club of Salobreña is a vibrant social club, welcoming members from diverse backgrounds and nationalities. With approximately 180 members, both permanent residents and those who move in and out of the region, the club serves as a hub for socializing and community connections. While English is the official language, the membership represents a global spectrum. Meetings take place weekly on Wednesdays from 11am – 1pm at the Hotel Salobrena Suites (except from July to September and a short break at Christmas and the new year). Email: Website:

Asociación Casa de la Amistad Argentina-Española. Address: Calle Río Segre Nº4, 8ºB, Motril. Telephone: 958822983

Environmental organizations

Di no a las Torres Platform. The “Di no a las torres” platform is a grassroots organization dedicated to preserving the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the Alpujarra and Lecrin Valley region. They vehemently oppose the installation of wind turbines, recognizing the detrimental impact it would have on the area’s charm and tranquility. The platform has mobilized municipalities, associations, and individuals, demonstrating their commitment to protecting the region’s unique landscape. Currently, they are expanding their efforts to the Costa Tropical, where they are actively campaigning against the installation of windmills. You can join working groups in Motril-Torrenueva or create new working groups in your area. Website:

Human Rights

Asociación Movimiento por la Paz, Desarme y Libertad “ MPDL”
Address. Calle Monjas Nº85 Bajo C.P.: 18600 Motril
Telephone: 606698191

Motril Acoge. Non-governmental organization, unaffiliated with political parties or religious denominations working for the promotion and defense of human rights of immigrants. They help inmigrants by guiding them and facilitating their integration into Spanish life. Activities of Motril Acoge include: reception, Spanish classes, counseling, public awareness, talks and exhibitions, job placement.
Addres: C. de las Cañas, 3, bajo, 18600 Motril, Granada
Telephone: 958 60 43 50

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