ALMUÑÉCAR, the BEST OPTION
for Spanish courses for student groups.
For ITS LOCATION
On the Mediterranean coast of Granada with 19 km of beaches surrounded by mountains; 1 hour from either Malaga
and Granada cities; with 3 airports in 1 hour driving distance.
For ITS CLIMATE
Its excellent location makes Almuñécar have a privileged subtropical microclimate with average temperatures of
18ºC in winter; and 29ºC in summer; hence the name of “TROPICAL COAST”.
For ITS SIZE
It is a town of around 25,000 inhabitants. Very important for Spanish courses for student groups:
PROXIMITY between accommodation and school (average of 5 minutes walking distance).
BETTER SUPERVISION on students.
CLOSER CONTACT among school, Spanish families and group leaders.
For ITS CULTURAL AND LEISURE OFFER
Besides the sun and the beach, there are many Phoenician, Roman and Arabic, etc. archaeological remains
throughout the town and along the coast nearby; Easter /Holy week stated as Feast of National Touristic Interest in
Andalusia; International Jazz Festival, one of the oldest in Europe; Flamenco Festival; etc.
For the WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES we offer:
– Outings & Visits to :
old centre, the Roman fish-curing factory in the Botanical garden “El Majuelo”;
Castle of San Miguel; Archaeological Museum;
Roman Route: Aqueduct rests in town centre and the Aqueduct park;
market with typical products from the area: tropical fruits, fishes, vegetables, etc.; flea market (only on Fridays);
Aquatic park (summertime); a Plantation of subtropical fruits; Night outings and tapas’ tour/tasting; Flamenco
shows; Playa del Calabajío and the “Mediterranean Park”; etc.
– Sports and games on the beach
all year round: beach volley, football, etc.; cards, beach rackets, ball games, etc.; Gymkhana; etc.
– Aquatic games:
pedals, banana, canoe, etc.; and courses: Windsurfing, kitesurfing, Diving (better in summertime).
– In-class activities:
Workshops on Music, Literature, History, Culture, Cinema, the Press, Cooking, Flamenco (also practical lessons), etc.
– Excursion to:
Granada with visit to the Alhambra and Generalife gardens; La Alpujarra, the white villages on the southern side of
Sierra Nevada; Malaga with visit to the Picasso Museum; Nerja and Frigiliana; Motril and Salobreña; etc.