Costa Tropical is popular with its attractive towns of
Almuñécar, Castell de Ferro,
Motril, La Herradura and
Salobrena. Costa Tropical offer all types of
water sports and side trips through the verdant inland regions for the
Almunecar is a popular holiday tourist destination with
its lovely beach and historical town. The beach of Playa Puerta del Mar
is Almunecar’s main beach. During summer, the water park of Aquatropic
opens its doors to the visitors in Almuñécar. The beach of Playa San
Cristobal is the best known beach of the region that most hotels and holiday
apartments are located. Remains of five sections of a Roman aqueduct, a Moorish
castle, the Archeological Museum located at Cueva de Siete Palacios and San
Miguel castle, the Ornithological Park with more than 120 species of birds and
El Majuelo park are the places of interest and the popular attractions in the
La Herradura is popular for its water sports and scuba diving
opportunities including a fine sandy beach. The 2 km. beach of Playa de la
Herradura is one of the nicest beaches on the Costa Tropical. Just bordering
Málaga province, it has recently become one of the most singular beach resorts
on the Tropical Coast. In addition, the nudist beach of Playa
Cantarriján is very close to the town.
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For the side trips,
Costa Tropical is very close to Alpujarras
that is the last Moorish stronghold on the Iberian Peninsula and Granada
with the Moorish palace of the Alhambra.
the diverse crafts of the Tropical Coast
attract its visitors in the towns along the coast. There are several workshops
of pottery, baskets, tapestry, bobbin lace, macramé and leather articles.
Costa Tropical is very ideal for
variety of water sports such as scuba diving, windsurfing and fishing.