Costa Tropical for families

Activities and facilities to enjoy with the family

Stroll by tourist train through the center and beaches of Almuñecar, enjoy the Aquatropic Aquatic Park, visit interactive museums such as the Motril Sugar Pre-Industry Museum, or take a catamaran ride from the port of Motril, are some of the activities to enjoy in family.

If you prefer to visit the villages, we suggest an audioguided visit to the white village and Castillo de Salobreña, a visit to the amazing Nazarí Garden, Velez de Benaudalla Caves and vertical garden, visit the Archaeological Museum of Almuñécar or the History Museum of Motril. to know the origin of these lands, and a visit to the interpretation centers of the Fortresses of the Tropical Coast or the Interpretation Center Bank of sensations in Gualchos, or the Center The Company of Molvízar will help you to understand why in the age Half living on the coast was dangerous.

For the lovers of the air in the Costa Tropical we propose you to fly in two-seater paramotor of the hand of some experts in the matter Parapente Tropical. Or for once in your life, fly as a family in a helicopter from the heliport of Puerto de Motril with Tropicopter.

Navigating the transparent waters of the Costa Tropical is something you must do at least once during your stay. From the port of Marina del Este you can go sailing any day of the year. Companies likeAlboran Sea Boats, Granadasailing, or Elite rent boats to know the cliffs of Cerro Gordo, the beaches of Cantarriján, Cañuelo or the cliffs of Maro. From the Port of Motril you can discover the cliffs of Calahonda, Castell de Ferro or anchor at the beach of La Joya or La Rijana.

Check out Sailing with SailandSea or Motor Boat Rental with or without skipper at MarinaYachts to experience an adventure with your family.

Nightlife areas on the Costa Tropical

A good selection of atmospheric places will give you clues about where the nightlife of the Costa Tropical is going. The fashionable premises for any fall or winter break or at any time of the year you have them clear.

In La Herradura we find Bonache and La Cochera; in AlmuñécarJabeque, Rockshox, Pelillera, Pipote Playa, Rockshox Playa and Big Bang Ocean Club; in Otivar El Indio; in Vélez de Benaudalla El Olivo, in Salobreña is Trestero Titanic and Sunem Beach. In Motril centerFlanagan, Tito Daniels, Goa Lounge and in Motril Playa always openLos Moriscos, Hoyo 19, Sunahra Beach Club and the Chambao Bonobo.

In spring and summer there are many places offering good music, good atmosphere and outdoor drinks in many places and areas of the Costa Tropical: Kelibia Square, Fenicio’s Basin, Almuñécar Altillo Walk, Paseo Andrés Segovia in La Herradura, Calle García Lorca and Playa del Peñón in Salobreña, Tranvía Square, Explanada and Playa Granada in Motril. Calahonda, Castell and Cambriles in Lujar Playa also provide fun local bars and beach bars at the edge of the sea.

Musical and cultural shows throughout the year

The Costa Tropical always schedules an event. Throughout the year cultural activities, popular festivals, concerts, film series, festivals, theater, conferences, guided tours, gastronomic days, tapas routes, are some of activities that you miss if you do not choose the Costa Tropical.

The monthly calendar of cultural activities and the program of popular festivities in each of the 19 municipalities of the region is enormous, and very interesting. Visit our events calendar to discover the cultural events and all the shows that take place on the Costa Tropical.

The best plans with the smallest

Children have the opportunity to enjoy with their parents many activities and places of playful and cultural interest in the Costa Tropical. Play facilities provided for the youngest, museums, interpretation centers or nature make fun and entertainment possible for the little ones, and the not so small ones. We give you some ideas.

Horse ride along the river.

Do you like horses. Visit one of the equestrian centers of the Costa Tropical. If you dare you can learn to ride horses, or know the cities that deserve these beautiful animals. Guided tours for beginners or riding lessons are some of the options. Visit

Two-hour cruise on catamaran or sailboat to see dolphins.

The Mediterranean is full of life. You now have the opportunity to meet her, sailing and searching for the dolphins that pass through our coasts on board a sailboat or a catamaran. The little ones will enjoy it. Every day you depart from the port of Marina del Este on the Optimist of London catamaran, see and the Catamaran Boatdil at the Port of Motril.

Visit the caves and Jardín Nazarí de Vélez.

Have you ever entered a rock cave with natural columns? Then tell your parents that they should visit this place, the ancient garden of a Muslim house with fountains, ditches, vegetable domes, waterfalls, and caves that you can discover. Visit


Visit a castle and learn about its legends

The coast of Granada was in the middle ages a dangerous place in which many did not dare to live. The pirates besieged the natives and kidnapped women and children. The castles were partly built to provide security for the population. Let yourself be carried away by the stories that these impressive buildings contain. Visit the Castle of Salobreña with audioguided visit and the Castle of San Miguel, at the top of the Old Town of Almuñécar or the Castle of the Herradura and the Castle of Carchuma at the foot of the beach. Check our complete route of Castles, Towers and Watchtowers of the Costa Tropical.

Meet Fish and tropical birds.

In Almuñécar an aquarium of Mediterranean fish awaits you. You will pass through a tunnel surrounded by water and you will see sharks passing over your head and very close you can discover the colors and shapes of hundreds of tropical birds in the LoroSexi Ornithological Park.

Go canoeing through the bay.

Put on your life jacket and let yourself be accompanied by your parents in a two seater kayak. For very little money you can become a captain of your own ship, walk the bay, approach the cliff, and enjoy the sea for a few hours. And if you dare you can fish with a rod with the help of an expert monitor. Kayaking or learning a nautical activity as a family is another option. You can rent one or two seater kayaks on all the beaches of the Costa Tropical. Learning to surf on stand paddle, windsurf, surf, kite or catamaran is easier than you imagine. We have excellent activity centers. Some are open all year.Windsurf La Herradura and Awa Playa Granada in Motril. Others offer services between April and October; This is the case of 18 Nudos Surf Club in Salobreña, Animaventur in Playa Velilla in Almuñecar, or Padel la Rijana in Castell de Ferro.

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Costa Tropical for families

Cultural heritage

Costa Tropical for families


Costa Tropical for families


Costa Tropical for families