Carmenes del Mar

Activities near Carmenes del Mar & La Herradura

This is truly a walker's paradise. The hills surrounding the bay provide many excellent routes. A short drive and you are into the Alpujarras, an area renowned for its treks amid stunning scenery.

Hills surrounding La Herradura Bay.
Hills surrounding La Herradura Bay
This area is well known for its scuba diving schools and can cater for the experienced and novice alike. Other water sports include windsurfing, kayaking, skiing, all for which there are schools and equipment hire. There is also a paragliding club in the area and it is quite something to watch them as they come in to land on the beach.

The beach at La Herradura Bay.
La Herradura Bay. The area is well known for its scuba diving and windsurfing.
In addition to the large swimming pool at El Pueblo, the sea at La Herradura is a safe place for swimming. However, as with all coastal areas there can be times when the sea is too rough for swimming. If the red flag is flying, pay heed.

Nudists' beach on La Herradura Bay.
Sheltered, sandy cove on La Herradura Bay, popular with naturists.
A choice of tennis courts are located close to the house. A little further afield are a choice of excellent golf courses.

La Herradura has its own football team, which may not be in one of the top divisions, but it can be quite fun to watch the home team playing. The football season in Spain is fairly similar to that in England.