ALMUÑÉCAR, the BEST OPTION
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.
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; its Easter /Holy week stated as Feast of National Touristic Interest in Andalusia; its International Jazz Festival, one of the oldest in Europe; its Flamenco Festival; etc.
For the WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES we offer: - Outings & Visits to: The old centre, the Roman fish-curing factory in the Botanical garden “El Majuelo”; The Castle of San Miguel; The Archaeological Museum; the Roman Route: Aqueduct rests in town centre and the Aqueduct park; The market with typical products from the area: tropical fruits, fishes, vegetables, etc.; The flea market (only on Fridays); The 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.
A place you should enjoy!