The Costa Tropical, due to its location, has one of the more fortunate climates. The softness of the winds of North Africa, the warmth of the waters of the Mediterranean and the protection they give the nearby summits of the Sierra Nevada, they give a subtropical microclimate unique in Europe. More than 320 days a year and an average annual temperature of 20 degrees Celsius make the Costa Tropical of Granada a paradise setting.
Next to the beaches of the Costa Tropical, there are countless small coves, quiet and hidden, which complete the tourist offer of Sun and beach of the Granada coast.
Without a doubt, the Alhambra and the Generalife is a must-see claim. Commanded build between centuries XIII and XV by the Kings of the dynasty Nazari fortress and Royal Palace, is one of the main monuments of Europe.
Founded by the Phoenicians about thousand years before Christ named Sexi, Almuñécar is a village steeped in history which preserves important necropolis of the time, remains of Roman salting, five sections of also Roman aqueduct factories and a Moorish Castle. Other attractions are the Aquarium of Mediterranean fauna, the Botanical Garden "El Majuelo", an exotic bird park and a water amusement park.
La Herradura is a small piece of land open to the Mediterranean which has a beauty and a unique micro-clime, which justifies the name of Costa Tropical. Although the climate is subtropical due to the existing low humidity. The sea breezes makes the oppressive heat to disappear in summer and the mountain chain that runs along the coast protects from the cold of Winter.
Puerto Deportivo Marina del Este, located in La Herradura, is developed to accommodate more than 200 boats where, in addition, the visitor can go diving, sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving and a wide range of activities.
The Aquarium of Almuñécar is a reference point for tourists and visitors already is the largest and most modern of Andalusia. The visit to the Aquarium is a tour through the ecosystem and wildlife marina in the Mediterranean. In addition to the 18 tanks facilities include an oceanarium of one million litres of water on a panoramic tunnel of 17 meters in length.
Located a few meters from the center of Almuñecar is this water park of 18,000 m2 in which, in addition to extensive green areas, visitors will find fun attractions with sea water for the whole family.