In over thirty years on this part of the coast, I have never seen so many people turn out for a La Herradura Romeria, which this year was held in the grounds of the restored castle (tower). The village was alive with colour, horses, gypsy dresses and humming with the ‘alegria’ that has been missing…
Tuesday 7th at 20:00h: Prize ceremony for Amigos de la Herradura poetry competition. Venue: Centro Cívico, La Herradura. Thursday 9th at 21.00h: Flamenco Evening. Guitar, Juan Gabriel; comedian, Maxi and Dance, Elena Venue: Casa de la Cultura, Almuñécar Friday 10th at 21.00h: International Festival of Flamenco singing Venue: Centro Cívico, La Herradura Monday 13th at…
(MO) José Antonio from La Yerba Buena told me they will be expanding their outdoor terrace this week to include seating as far out as to the blue parking zone. Perfect timing as the even hotter August weather is fast approaching.
Quite a few people have mentioned to me just how much they have enjoyed the Flamenco evenings at La Ventura in Almuñécar.
Well now, it’s going to be bigger and better! With the patio to the rear of the premises having had a stage installed, there will now be live Flamenco music and dance every Thursday and Sunday from 20.30h.
Not to be missed this month are the charming ‘concerts by candlelight’ in the gardens of the Palacete de la Najarra (tourist information centre).
Set against the most gorgeous of backdrops the line up is pretty eccentric with something to suit most every musical taste, or at least offer something a little different from the norm.
You really cannot come to La Herradura without eating at the restaurant belonging to a man who can only be described as a national institution. With his flamboyant style, Joaquín produces brilliant paellas, fresh fish, succulant meats… and all cooked over an open fire!