Naturaleza y parques

Due to its geographical location between the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the Mediterranean Sea, Motril plays host to a variety of natural spaces with the typical ecosystem of the South of Spain and others influenced by the microclimate of this area.  Coastal areas such as the Sacratif Cape and the cliffs of Calahonda; fluvial environments like the canyon of the Tajo de los Vados dominated by the Guadalfeo river and its delta; humid areas; the subterranean wonders of the Karst of Calahonda and, finally, the mountain range of the Cuerda del Jaral through a cork grove are among the diverse scenery that visitors will have the opportunity to explore and to preserve.

January: Monday to Friday 16-18 h.Saturday and Sunday 9-13 and 16-18 h.February: Monday to Friday 17-19 h.Saturday and Sunday 9-13 and 17-19 h. Between March and May only guided visits: March: Monday to Friday 17:30 h.Saturday and Sunday 10
The wetland of La Charca de Suárez, located in the Poniente Beach, is the unique humid zone in the Coast of Granada. At the beginning of the century, this area occupied the remains of more than 1.000 hectares (2, 471. 05 acres). It is...
Motril is a botanical region set deep in a subtropical microclimate which enables the farming and the development of a wide range of native species as well as the tropical climate species from different parts of the world. This...
The mining-forested area of the Cerro del Toro is made up of mining remains from the 19th and 20th centuries, located inside a small forested area which surrounds the strip mining. It contains nearly thirty hectares (74.13 acres) of...
The agricultural plain of the Guadalfeo delta is the last cultural area of the sugar cane in the Continental Europe. Around 500 hectares (1, 235. 53 acres) located in the agricultural plains of Motril and Salobreña, together with other...
Located to the east of the village of Torrenueva, the Sacratif Cape constitutes a group of coastal slopes where typical species from the arid Southeast together with warm and humid environment can be found. The Marine Fennel (Chrytmun...
Recently declared Special Preservation Area inside the Nature Red 2000, it includes two zones of interest with the presence of four habitats mentioned in the Annexe I of the Habitats Directive. Among them, we can highlight the ziziphus...
To the north and the east of Motril and over the highest grounds, different forested areas are located. The most important one is the Jaral Mountain Range in connection to the cork oak forest in Lújar. This is the unique area of the...
Located to the north-western boundary, a great variety of environments can be found (slopes and rivers). The Rosmarinus Tomentosus together with different populations of Buxus Baleárica are the tip of the iceberg of the important flora...