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.
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.