Found at the centre of what’s called the Costa Tropical of Granada, Motril boasts a marina and many blue flag beaches which run from Salobreña until Castell de Ferro. You find a welcoming, family environment with the big advantage of being able to visit La Alhambra itself or the spectacular Cuevas del Nerja whilst in Motril.
Where to eat:
Motril is well known for its variety and quantity of tapas that are served with a request for a refreshing ‘caña’ or ‘cereveza.’ The Moorish influence is found in the local cooking and especially in its pastries. Also look out for its many meat-based stews which are extremely tasty.
In the centre of Motril: Try the following: El Buqué, High quality creative Mediterranean cooking. Or the Restaurante Tropical, with traditional homemade Andalucian cooking.
On Poniente beach: Numerous traditional restaurants.