La Mamola

La Mamola is situated at the beach and is part of the municipality Popolos. The small town is located at the foot of a hill crowned by the Tower of Cautor.


Agriculture occupies the bulk of employment; the greenhouses employ many locals. Fishing remains in La Mamola as a recreational activity. In the 1980s the fishing fleet of the people moved to the port of Motril and Barcelona, in search of better fishing grounds.


The boulevard of La Mamola
The boulevard of La Mamola

Points of Interest in La Mamola

  • Church: Iglesia Parroquial de Santa Ana (1785);
  • Castle ruins: Castillo del Jaral situated at the hill Puntalón at a altitude of 842 meters (10th century);
  • The Tower of Cautor;
  • Beach.
View on La Mamola and its beach
View on La Mamola and its beach

Festivities in La Mamola


  • On the 26th of July a festival is celebrated in honor of Santa Ana. On this festivity there is also a representation of the " Moros y Cristianos"
The Tower of Cautor in La Mamola
The Tower of Cautor in La Mamola

Photo Gallery of La Mamola

Basic Information La Mamola

La Mamola (36°44′52″N 3°16′32″O)

Altitude: 10 meters

Population: 1198 (2010)



Distance to Granada: 89 km

Distance to the beach: 0 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 134 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 104 km


Touristic level: low medium - high

Authentic level: low medium - high


  • Supermarkets: no
  • Banks: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Bars: yes

Location of La Mamola

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The Weather in La Mamola