The province of Granada offers some spectacular scenery. Lying on the southern side lies around 103 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline called the Costa Tropical - here you'll find golden sandy beaches, sheltered coves and steep cliffs. If you feel like trying out some watersports, there are a range to be found be the waters edge. On the lush, green coastal plain lies some of the most fertile land in Spain that produces a wide range of exotic fruits such as kiwi and mango. Venture inland, and the terrain becomes more dramatic and steeper as you approach the snow-capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada, and the magic city of Granada itself.
Set within Andalucia 127km from Malaga and 254km from Gibraltar, Granada City is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. Granada itself has been voted the most beautiful city to visit by many tourists. Explore the town, as within the town lie so many places of interest, you will be hard pushed to see them all. Most of the sights are of Moorish origins. A visit to Granada is not complete without a visit to the Alhambra which is the most impressive sight and the Generalife gardens which is one of the most important places to see on the Costa del Sol. Also visit the town hall that stands on the site of the former Carmelite Convent. As you wander around take in El Banuelo which are the 11th century baths, Casa de los Pisa, now a museum, the Convent of Santa Catalina and the Church of San Pedro and San Pablo at which point - you will see the Alhambra on your right, over the Rio Darro. Continue your walk towards the gypsy quarter of Sacremonte. Here you will see some of the best flamenco shows in Andalucia.