Natural Monument - Peñones de San Cristobal


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.

Natural Monument - Peñones de San Cristobal
Natural Monument - Peñones de San Cristobal

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 beach Puerta del Mar and the beach San Cristobal. 

Natural Monument - Peñones de San Cristobal
Natural Monument - Peñones de San Cristobal

The Peñon del Santo is the largest, with an approximate height of 30 meters. It is accesseble through ramps which lead you through gardens to its highest point. On the top is a Holy Cross (1900) and a viewpoint located, where you can enjoy wonderful views of the sea, the city and the surrounding mountains.


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