This vast aviary is a fascinating place to visit in Almuñecar. A tropical bird park opened in 1987, it's home to 1500 birds, representing 120 different species, with an emphasis on the exotic - parrots, cockatoos, toucans and ostriches.
The aqueduct was built by the Romans during their reign over parts of Andalucia. The aqueduct would have served, not only as a valuable supply of fresh water to the town's population, but also would have been vital for the salting industry believed to be practiced in the town.
Situated on a mound overlooking Almuñécar and with views across the Mediterranean, the San Miguel Castle made for an excellent defensive stronghold. The castle is said to date back to the Phoenician era in 7th century BC. Since then the castle offers a fantastic journey through time having Roman, Moorish and more recently Christian influences.
The Costa Tropical was given its' name due to the unique tropical micro climate that exists in this part of Andalucia. This climate is an ideal environment for the growth of subtropical plants, especially species of Palm.
In the foothills of the Sierra Almijara on Granada's Costa Tropical is the seaside resort of Almuñécar, with a dramatic coastline of plunging cliff faces, secluded coves with beaches tucked away between steep cliffs and a smattering of jagged Peñónes (rocky outcrops) just off Almuñécar beach.
This park isn't short of activities with a Wavepool, Kamikaze and Black Hole rides as well as a children's pool. Regarding on land activities, there is a play area with trampolines, inflatable castle and table football.
Becoming increasingly popular among foreign residents. It is an attractive coastal resort town that is particularly popular in the summer with Spanish holiday makers. The interesting seafront promenade is divided into many sections by the small coves and headlands that are typical of this part of the Costa Tropical.
Boasting an outdoor pool and sea views, Holiday home Urb. Cantalobos Bajo is set in Almuñécar. The air-conditioned accommodation is 1.7 km from San Cristobal Beach, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site.