Just before Christmas there were high waves that pounded the coastline of Granada. In La Herradura, the gale pushing up from the south had the waves swamping the beach road and even some terraces.
The Guardia Civil have recovered a package from the sea, just off Punta de la Mona, containing 26 kilos of cocaine.
The find came as a result of a tip-off from someone who said there appeared to be a strange looking package, wedged between rocks, in the shallows just off the Punta.
Have you ever watched the hang gliders and paragliders flying over the beach and wondered how they are not blown out to sea? Well, it does happen, as was the case of a female paraglider pilot, who had to be rescued by the Guardia Civil coastguards.
For 21 years this fantastic Chiringuito has been feeding locals and holidaymakers alike. With superb fish and meat dishes including their famous Kebabs of Sardines, it is quite obvious that they have not taken their foot off the pedal in all that time.
Sailing from Marina de Este, the Suki II is a ten metre sailing yacht, skippered by Keith, who has all the experience needed to show you the local waters and coastline, where you can swim in the crystal clear waters, and maybe even sail among the numerous dolphins, and then anchor for lunch at a beachside restaurant.
It doesn’t matter if you live in our beautiful area or even if you’re just visiting, one of the most delightful ways of seeing the coastline is by boat, and thanks to the guys at Suki Sailing, it’s doesn’t cost the earth.