Mecina is the core of the old town of Mecina Fondales, which consisted of three small villages: Mecina, Mecinilla and Fondales. It is the second town in size and population of the municipality of La Taha.
Mecina, has a variety of bars and restaurants (including vegetarian). Mecina, like the small Mecinilla, and Fondales, have a large degree of architectural authenticity. You can highlight its urban layout perfectly adapted to the slopes of the land. It has very interesting natural and heritage resources, such as a traditional laundry, a ferruginous water fountain, and a church built on the old mosque. In the streets with its rounded corners you can see houses without roofstinaos, galleries, passages and alleys, forming a network of streets typical of this era.
Mecina (36°55′46″N 3°19′19″O)
Altitude: 850 meters
Population: 274 inhabitants (2013)
Distance to Granada: 76 km
Distance to the beach: 54 km (Motril)
Distance to the Airport of Malaga: 148 km
Distance to the Airport of Granada: 90 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high