& Villages - Granada - Trekking routes
coast. From Salobreña to Almuñécar. Granada
Time: Two hours and a half.
Salobreña, a very picturesque town with houses climbing
up along the slopeof the rock, will be in this case our starting
point. At the top of the rock there is an impressive Muslim
fortrees, restored and open to the public.
At the foot of the rock, there are extensive sugar cane plantations
and beautiful beaches.
From Salobreña, after having walked about 11 km. along
the national road nº 340 to Almuñécar, we shall
take at the km. nº 337 a track to the left, and walking on
in same direction we shall arrive at the Velilla beach. After
crossing the beach we shall reach the road to Velilla town,
and, from here, to Almuñécar in a while.
Almuñécar is the most important town in the
coast. It has numerous beaches: Velilla, Puente de Mar, San
Cristóbal, Rincón de la China, El Pozuelo, El
The beaches are separated by sharp cliffs and La Amijare hillside,
with plantations of sugar cane, avocados, cherimoya fuit,