Excursions

Great places to go in the surrounding area

Los Guájares by Elki Sanchez

Saturday, October 22, 2016
By David Darby
Los Guájares by Elki Sanchez

Recently we decided on finding a hike (or bushwalk as we antipodeans like to say) and were lucky enough to come across an area just north of Salobreña called Los Guájares »

N (323) for Nostalgia

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Martin Myall
N (323) for Nostalgia

Here we are only just over a week away for the long-awaited A-7 inauguration and I'm going point out how nice the old roads are. No, I've not flipped my lid. »

A Walk along Río Cacín

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Martin Myall
A Walk along Río Cacín

Fifty walkers from the Almuñécar Hiking Club enjoyed a stroll between Bermejales Reservoir and Cacín, starting below the dam. »

Sierra de la Almijara Walk

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
By Martin Myall
Sierra de la Almijara Walk

The Almuñécar hiking club's last walk was to the Sierra de la Almijara, which offered panoramic delights. The walkers were blessed with a sunny day, although just a bit on the chilly side up there in the mountains. »

Motril Mining Excursion

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
By Julissa Quesada
Motril Mining Excursion

Knowing that the mines of Motril have recently re-opened, I decided to make it a family Sunday fun day and go for a visit. »

Bonsai Garden Museum – Almuñécar

Friday, July 26, 2013
By David Darby
Bonsai Garden Museum – Almuñécar

Well, I decided that as I live in a townhouse in Almuñécar and from the main terrace you look straight down into the Bonsai Garden, it was about time I went and had a look around the place. As it turns out, it’s a really interesting, hidden treasure that is beautifully laid out on... »

San Jose in Almería

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
By Martin Myall

San Jose, tucked away in the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata.Nijar has some amazing, uspoilt beaches. Minutes away, in Isleta del Moro, a tiny fishing village, time stands still. »

Hiking Group Visits Cerro Albita

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
By Martin Myall
Hiking Group Visits Cerro Albita

A group of around 20 hikers stomped up to the top of Cerro Albita, which is above and behind La Herradura to enjoy the spectacular views. »

A Day Out

Saturday, February 23, 2013
By Martin Myall
A Day Out

We are blessed with what surrounds us in the term of countryside; we can stroll along subtropical beach or if we prefer, walk through mountains and lush-green plateaux. With a short drive we can take our dogs for a walk amongst pines forests, rimmed with frost on the north face of hills and yet... »

Almuñécar Hiking Group

Friday, November 2, 2012
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Hiking Group

Around 20 hikers from Almuñécar enjoyed a walk in the Alpujarra, co-ordinated by the municipal sports board guides, Enrique Garín & Chico Novo. »