10 Things To Do in Motril :Spain

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Source: Tobias Steinhoff

Motril, a beautiful town in Mediterranean is the second largest town in the province of Granada. There are beaches, restaurants and religious places around the town. The tourist come in Motril to have a good time during their holidays. People love its cultural diversity and the festivals. The Sugar & Cane festival is one of the most popular among the tourists. Besides this, there are museums and monuments that you can enjoy. If you are planning to go on a trip to Spain, here are 10 things you can do in  Motril.

1.Visit Santuario Nuestra Church

Santuario Nuestra
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At the hill in Motril lies a beautiful church Santuario Nuestra Sra de la Cabeza. Going up the steep path, it is a beautiful alter that you haven’t seen before. The view from the back of altar of the  majestic altarpiece and Mary with the baby Jesus was not something you want to miss. The dome ceiling is decorated beautifully. There are parks around the church with statues . This is one of the highlights of the motel that you wouldn’t you want to visit.


  • Name: Santuario Nuestra Sra de la Cabeza
  • Address: Santuario Nuestra Sra de la Cabeza, 18600 Motril, Spain
  • Tel:+34 958 60 13 51

2. Have a drink at Ron Montero

Ron Montero is a distillery on the south coast of Granada. Their main attraction is the rum which they started making since 1963. It is a romantic place to be where you can go with your couple or the family. You can also learn about the history of the Spanish rum making. You will enjoy and love the rum in Ron Montero.


3. Visit Museo Preindustrial De La Caña De Azúcar

Museo Preindustrial De La Caña De Azúcar is a special museum where you get to learn about the history of the sugarcane rather than paintings or statues. It is a place where you can learn about the total process of refining the sugarcane. And if you have kids, they will have a lot of fun. It is quite interesting and also the people working over there are also very friendly. Altogether, it is a good place to go in Motril if you are enthusiastic to learn about something new.


4. Pueblos de America Park

If you looking for the peaceful place away from the life of the city, Pueblos de America Park is a nice park to go. There are trees around the park and the people coming there are also calm. If you want to have a good time you should go in the time of the morning. Also, there are swings and the blossom of the trees reminds you of your childhood. There is also the information about the origin and the type of the trees found there. Altogether it is a good place to be if you want to enjoy the nature.


• Name:Pueblos de America Park
• Address: 13 Av. de la Constitucion, Motril, Spain
•Wesbite: http://www.andalucia.org/es/turismo-cultural/visitas/granada/otras-visitas/
•Opening hours: All hours


Parapente Tropical is a place fro paragliding to get a feel of flying gin the air. It is the safe and fun thing to do and the people who work there are very professional. If you love the adventure, it is a place you don’t want to miss this. Even if you are afraid of heights, it is safe and once you do it you will want to come back again.


  • Name:Parapente Tropical
  • Address: Plaza de Mayo, 10, 18600 Motril, Spain
  • Tel:+34 605 940 618

6. Camping in Playa Granada

Camping playa Granada is located just above the  coastal tropical, on the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean. It is a wide and large beach and you arrive in you ride, there is a free parking for you. There are lifeguards on the beach and the hotel, lodges, and the restaurants are nearby if you want to take a rest. You can camp in the night and they provide you with barbecue, camping gas and fresh bread in the morning. Also, the environment of the beach in the night is good.


  • Name: Camping Playa Granada
  • Address: Camino Del Pelaillo, s/n, Motril, Spain
  • Tel: +34 958822716

7. Play golf at Club De Golf Los Moriscos

Club De Golf Los Moriscos is a golf course with a great setting. It is a nice place to hang around with friends and to play golf. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to play the game, you will find a lot of people around who come just to have a good time. They serve some decent wine and the menu filled with a variety of Spanish food. You can see the way to Salobrena and the snow topped the Sierra Nevada on a clear day. Altogether a good place to go to have some golfing fun.


  • Name: Club De Golf Los Moriscos
  • Address:Urb. Playa Granada, 18600 Motril, Spain
  • Hours: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Tel: +34 958825527

8. Helicopter Tour in Motril

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Helicopter Tour is one of  the great ways of enjoying the Motril city. You can get a quick view of the city in a short time. It doesn’t mean that if you take a tour in the helicopter, you will miss the actual experience of going to the place. The Helicopter tour is really inexpensive and great way to catch the glimpse of bird-eye view of the city. Even though it can be frightening for people with the fear of heights, it is really fun and worth the try.


  • Name: Helicopter Tour
  • Address: Muelle de Costa s/n | Puerto de Motril, 18630 Motril, Spain
  • Tel: +34 958 60 92 50

9. Get serene Message from Sala de Masajes

If you want to relieve all tiredness of the whole day or start the day with a fresh body, Sala de Masajes Saludable is a good place to take a refreshing massage. They have trained and professional workers over there who are really friendly. Besides that, they also provide a good service with less price with clean, musical and a friendly environment.


  • Name: SSala de Masajes Saludable
  • Address: Calle Romero de Civantos 6, Motril, Spain
  • Hours: 10AM-6PM
  • Tel: +34 8958825192

10. Explore Parque de las Americas

Parque de las Americas is a small park in the middle of the Motril where you can go for a short walk or read a book in the shade of the trees. Opposite to the church Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Cabeza, Parque de las Americas has a lake, fountain, trees and a statue. If you want a time away from the city and enjoy the nature, it is one of the places that you can come to.


  • Name: Parque de las Americas
  • Address: Motril, Granada, Spain
  • Openning hours: 8AM-9PM
  • Price: Free

Have a good trip and travel!

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