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.
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