PARQUE DEL MAJUELO
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.
Parque del Majuelo is a pretty botanical garden containing Europe's largest collection of subtropical plants, with more than 400 species, the majority from Brazil and Cuba. The park is an excellent example of tropical plants thriving in the areas' intriguing micro climate.
In the park you will also find the ruins of the fish salting "factory" which was founded by the Phoenicians in 4th Century BC. Climb up to the castle that is situated next to the park for a good overall view.
Admission to the park is free.
The park is open all year round.