In the region you find the Natural Park; " Parque Natural de las Sierras Tejeda, Armijara and Alhama which is situated in the south, close to the coast. It is 40.663 ha big and has a lot of pine trees and carved canyons. The park has fast flowing rivers and spectacular waterfalls like the "Los Arboles Pertificados" where the water has petrified old tree trunks, that where stucked when they fall down a waterfall. The park is crossed by the main rivers Rio.....
Paraje Natural Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Grodo is located between on the border of the provinces Malaga and Granada. It covers the municipalities of Nerja and Almuñecar. It was declared a Natural Park in 1989 and in 2003 was included in the Special Area of Mediterranean Importance (ZEPIM). There are a series of coves, cliffs and small beaches along this coast, with a specific flora and fauna of the area, with a biodiversity marked by sea and land vegetation.
Rocky coast outcrops like here are not often found on the Mediterranean coast. Fully integrated in the town of Almuñécar, these three compounds have erected. The rocks consist of hard materials and have dark colors. Peñón de Fuera, as its name suggests is the furthest away from the coast. In front of it, is the Peñón de Enmedio, both are separated by sea water. Finally, the Peñón del Santo, seated on the beach of Almuñécar, separating it into two: the.........
his aquarium with Mediterranean species is located on the Avenue of Europe and 5oo meters from the beach of San Cristobal. The visit to the Aquarium offers a journey through the ecosystem and marine life of the Mediterranean and especially the sexitano coast. In addition to the 18 Aquariums, it has an oceanarium with an impressive one million liters of water on a panoramic tunnel of 17 m. of length. Inside the facility are approximately 3,000.......
This natural park is actually a Zoo which is situated just 40 minutes from Almuñécar and will be the place for nature lovers and fans of active tourism. The place is a point where different geographical reliefs comes together: the foothills of Sierra Nevada, the Alpujarras landscape and the tropical valley. In this landscape of contrasts, the visitor can breathe the natural scents of thyme and rosemary, enjoying the typical Mediterranean vegetation and observing...... More Info
The wetland area is called "Charca de Suárez" and is located in the munucipality of Motril, near the beach Poniente, in the area called "Pay Suárez," hence its name. This area covers an area of 14.65 hectares, bounded by the coastal development and the industrial area of Alborán. Remarkable is the importance of wetlands from ecological point of view in preserving many species of birds, as their vegetation (aneales, rushes, reeds etc ..), are an.......
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