Region:Alpujarra Granadina - Autonomous region: Andalusia
Surface • Total 1140,11 km² - Population (2012) • Total 24 736 inhabitants
Populations (24): Almegíjar, Alpujarra de la Sierra, Bérchules, Bubión, Busquístar, Cádiar, Cañar, Capileira, Carataunas, Cástaras, Juviles, Lanjarón, Lobras, Murtas, Nevada, Orgiva, Pampaneira, Portugos, Soportújar, La Taha, Torvizcón, Trevélez, polecat and Ugíjar.
Geographic data: Bounded by the Granada regions of Guadix to North, the Vega of Granada to the Northwest, the Lecrin Valley to the West, and the coast of Granada to the South, as well as Western Almería to the East, and the Alpujarra of Almeria to the East, in the province of Almería.
Tourist interests: It is a region with significant protection as a historical heritage, having declared of Cultural interest two large areas of the same: the historical ensemble of the ravine of the Poqueira and the historic site of the Alpujarra middle and La Taha.
Agricultural production: The almond tree is, the most important species in the area, followed by the olive groves of olive oil.
Gastronomy: Crumbs Shepherd, chestnut stew, cooker hinojos, the Matanzas guisaíllo, garlic porridge quemao, of chestnut soup, caldo colorao and real cake, almond soup, chestnuts and hinojos, stew chicken in sauce, ribs with pumpkin and mushrooms and products derived from pork such as ham and the jerky.
Traditions: The making of fabrics, especially rugs.
Region: Costa Tropical - autonomous region: Andalusia
Populations (17): Albondón, Albuñol, Almuñecar, Gualchos, Itrabo, Jete, Lentegí, Los Guajares, Lújar, Molvízar, Motril, Otívar, Polopos, Rubite, Salobreña, Sorvilán and Vélez de Benaudalla.
Geographic data: It limits to the East with the region of Western Almería in Almería; to the West with the Axarquía - Costa del Sol, Malaga; to the North with Alhama, Lecrin Valley and the Alpujarra of Granada; and to the South by the Mediterranean Sea.
Tourist interests: The most significant historical remains are those of Roman industry of salting, the Roman aqueduct over the Valley of the Jete and numerous watchtowers and watchtowers that surround the coast, as well as small fortresses in height as that of Salobreña and Almuñecar.
Nature tourism: Beaches and small coves of crystalline waters in which bathing and sunbathing is an excellent option.
Agricultural production: The almond tree and, to a lesser extent the Cherimoya and avocado. Also, the green bean and sugar cane.
Gastronomy: Among the delicacies that you can taste are fish of rock salt, the zarzuela seafood, Marinades of fish, the sardine skewers, migas with melon, squash with sausage, rice and different recipes made with tropical fruits of the Earth as the custard apple, avocado, mango or papaya.
Traditions: Easter. Works of pottery, basketry, bolillos, glass, ceramics of fajalauza.
Region: Loja - autonomous region: Andalusia
Populations (10): Algarinejo, Huétor-Tájar, Illora, Loja, Moclín, Montefrío, Moraleda de Zafayona, Salar, Villanueva Mesía and Zagra.
Geographic data: South and West it borders the province of Malaga, to the North with the Jaen and to the Northwest with the Córdoba, East Montes de Granada, Alhama and the Vega de Granada regions.
Tourist interests: Are buildings related to funerary rituals of different eras. - Or dolmens - megalithic structures constitute a monumental testimony to the more remote past and the archaeological sites testify that the territory has always been crossroads of cultures and ways.
Agricultural production: The olive grove is of the most important species in the area, followed at some distance by almond trees. With respect to arable crops are wheat and barley.
Gastronomy: The stew of chickpeas, truncheon and ajoblanco, soup with noodles, crumbs, Orange dip, Zucchini gazpacho, sobrehúsa of beans, the remojones, hornazos and parts such as partridges and hares, sausages homemade as sausages, blood sausages or salami and the flounder in green sauce.
They are also typical sweets such as roscos, strokes, the bones of Saint, the sweet borrachuelos, roscos de piñonates, pestiños, torrijas, cakes and fig bread.
Traditions: The albardonería, the work of wicker and esparto, marble work and making lace and mantillas of great beauty.
Paradise for naturists in Costa Tropical
The Costa Tropical in the South of Andalusia is one of the paradise for naturists visiting the area as there are many areas that are considered as ideal places in those who practice naturism. We refer to the beaches of Cantarrijan and "El Muerto" in Almuñécar, "La Joya" in Motril and "El Ruso" in Albuñol beach.
However not only of naturism lives this part of the Mediterranean coast. Its main feature is the good weather that is throughout the year. Spring temperatures throughout the year with its peak during the summer. During the winter there are usually many hours of Sun.
The Costa Tropical is dotted with hotels by which tourists can choose areas with a greater influx or others that are more quiet. Being a very abrupt coast there are numerous coves in all the miles of beaches that has this area that is part of the province of Granada.
There are also marinas where you can enjoy a day of relaxation on the high seas or go diving in a Cove hidden that only you can access through the sea in many of its municipalities. Nature is one of the qualities most highlighted by visitors to this coast.
To get to the Costa Tropical, you have the option to move through the roads that connect it with Málaga where is the most important airport in Andalusia. In addition, you can also visit Granada which is located a few kilometres away.