19 Aug

The Alpujarra

The Alpujarra Also known as Las Alpujarras. This area of mountain villages, located between the highest mountains in Spain and the Mediterranean Sea, is famous for its unique mini-ecology.

19 Aug

Mini Hollywood

Mini Hollywood The location of filming of many of the 1960’s Spaghetti Western movies, including A Fistful of Dollars, The Magnificent Seven and The Good, The Bad & The

Girl and dolphin
19 Aug

Swimming with Dolphins

Swimming with Dolphins Dolphins abound in the waters of the Costa Tropical and seem to enjoy putting on impromptu acrobatic displays for people on the shore. They frequently swim

Paint Ceramics Workshop
19 Aug

Paint Your Own Ceramics

Paint Your Own Ceramics Granada is famous for its distinctive blue and green ceramics; and now you can try your own hand at this ancient craft when you visit

Granada Science Park
19 Aug

Granada Science Park

Granada Science Park & Interactive Museum Even if you have no interest in science, you’ll thoroughly enjoy a visit to the Granada Science Museum. In fact it is more

Arab Baths
19 Aug

The Arab Baths

The Arab Baths This Arab bathhouse, known as El Banuelo, is older than the Alhambra. The baths were built in the 11th century beside the Bridge of Cadi, on

Mirador San Nicolás
19 Aug

The Mirador de San Nicolás

The Mirador de San Nicolás No visit to Granada would be complete without a trip to this beautiful spot in the Albaicin with its stunning panoramic view of the

Alhama Hot Springs
19 Aug

Alhama de Granada Hot Springs

Alhama de Granada Hot Springs For hundreds of years the mineral-rich thermal springs at Alhama have been credited with possessing revitalizing and therapeutic properties, and in particular are believed

The Crystal Caves of Nerja
19 Aug

The Crystal Caves of Nerja

The Crystal Caves of Nerja The Caves of Nerja are a rocky formation of crystalline dolomites dating back more than 250,000 years. Technically just outside the boundaries of Granada,

19 Aug

El Sacromonte

El Sacromonte This is the gitano, or Gypsy quarter of Granada, and the home of flamenco in this province. There are a number of famous flamenco Tablaos here (places

Loro Sexi Bird Park
19 Aug

Loro Sexi Exotic Bird Park

Loro Sexi Exotic Bird Park The Loro Sexi bird park (“Sexi” was the original name of Almuñecar!) has a fascinating collection of tropical birds on display, including peacocks, parrots,

Aquatropic Water Park
19 Aug


Aquatropic  Aquatropic is situated right on Velilla Beach, just a short stroll from Almuñecar town centre, on the Costa Tropical. The park is quite large (18,000 square metres) and

Albaicin, Granada.
14 Aug

The Albaicín

The Albaicín Occupying a hill opposite the Alhambra, this ancient Moorish neighborhood is a mix of dilapidated white houses and immaculate carmenes (private villas in their own grounds, enclosed by high

The Alhambra
14 Aug

The Alhambra & Generalife

The Alhambra & Generalife The Alhambra – the most popular tourist attraction in Spain, and the second most visited site in all of Europe – is a palace and

Sailing Boats at Sunset
14 Aug

Rich and Colourful History

Rich and Colourful History The history of the region is every bit as rich and colourful as its natural features. It was here, in Granada, that Christopher Columbus persuaded

Costa Tropical Beach
08 Aug

The best beaches

Best beaches in the Costa Tropical The Costa Tropical has 28 kilometres (18 miles) of beaches. The mountains run right down to the sea in this area, creating a

Hot Air Balloon
07 Aug

Up, up and away…

Up, up and away… The flying is good almost all year round on the Costa Tropical, thanks to the prevailing sunshine, calm weather, clear skies and virtual non-existence of

Woman Snorkeling
20 Aug

Scuba Diving on the Costa Tropical

The Costa Tropical, nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada peaks, is an absolute sensory delight. Its pristine shores and hidden coves offer a plethora of water