The hiking path “Miradores y Acantilados de Torrenueva Costa” on the Costa Tropical in Granada offers a captivating journey through some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in Southern Spain. This trail is divided into two distinct sections, each offering its own unique charm and natural beauty.
Start at the parking lot at the entrance of Torrenueva: link to location.
The first leg of the hike guides you through lush subtropical plantations and greenhouses, immersing you in the vibrant colors and fragrances of the Mediterranean flora. Along this stretch, you’ll eventually reach the iconic Sacratif Lighthouse, a historical landmark that stands proudly overlooking the sea.
The adventure continues into the second part, leading you along the rugged cliffs that hug the coastline near the lighthouse. Here, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the azure Mediterranean waters, with the rugged cliffs plunging dramatically into the sea. The path then meanders along the picturesque Playa de la Joya, a hidden gem of a beach, and culminates in a recently constructed footbridge over the Peñón de Jolucar, offering an exhilarating perspective of the coast.
The hike concludes at the Torrenueva seafront, providing a seamless transition from the untamed beauty of the cliffs to the tranquil promenade. With its easy terrain, this trail invites both seasoned hikers and casual strollers to revel in the awe-inspiring vistas and immerse themselves in the coastal splendor of the Costa Tropical. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast or simply seeking a leisurely escape, the Miradores y Acantilados de Torrenueva Costa promises an unforgettable adventure along the shores of Granada’s Costa Tropical.