You can book a low cost taxi or minibus transfer to get from Malaga Airport to Granada City and have a smartly dressed, professional driver with a new model vehicle waiting for you at Malaga Airport when your plane touches down. You do not need to pay in advance, just pay the fare price to your driver. It will cost you a lot less than queuing up for a taxi at Malaga Airport without booking previously online. Our fare price can be substantially less than municipal Malaga taxis.
Granada is a popular tourist location in Spain, and for a great reason. There are an abundance of things to see and do during your time here, from museums to castles! Granada is the capital city of the Granada province, and is located within the Andalusia region of Spain, about a one-hour trip away from the Costa Tropical on the Mediterranean Coast. While this beautiful city doesn’t have any sandy beaches within its limits, it is only a short drive away. However, the culture and heritage present in Granada make it one of the most visited locations in Spain.
Granada has been alled “The Land of a Thousand Castles,” due to the stunning Moorish architecture and the castles that pop up along the skyline. The most popular castle in Granada is the Alhambra. This palace. Which was originally created to be a fortress in the year 898 AD, was rebuilt during the thirteenth century as a palace for Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar. This palace holds lots of history within its walls, and is a UNESCO Heritage Site. The beauty and historical aspects of this landmark have inspired many songs, stories, and poems over the years since its construction. The palace has fountains, a gorgeous courtyard, and flower lined paths that compliment the inside beauty. Those who wish to see the palace are able to tour it and learn about its history, and it is one of the most frequented spots in Granada.
If you are interested in churches in the city, you will want to visit the Granada Cathedral. The construction for this cathedral began in the 1500’s, and was constructed with beautiful columns, high arches, several chapels, and a highly domed ceiling that will leave those who enter breathless. While two towers were originally planned for the cathedral, only one of them was ever constructed. While the cathedral had originally intended to follow in the Gothic style that many other of Spain’s cathedrals have been constructed in, the plans were changed, and the cathedral was constructed in a Renaissance style. The Granada Cathedral is one of the most popular tourist spots in Granada, and it is definitely not to be missed!
For those who are interested in a day of hiking and seeing the sights, the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range lies in Granada, and is one of the top tourist locations in the Andalusia region. The high peaks of the mountain make it possible for skiing, and the Sierra Nevada Ski Station is a busy area! During the summer months, the warm sunshine shining on the mountains makes them a great place to join up with one of the tours or guided hikes. Malaga Airport Taxi can take you on a day trip into the Alpujarras or simply transfer you to your accommodation there.
For those who want to sample some of Granada’s delicious cuisines, you can check out some of the local tapas bars, or join in on a tapas tour! A tapas tour will take you and other like-minded folk around to some of the area’s most popular tapas bars, and is led by a city expert who will pick you up at your hotel and escort you and others in your group around to popular restaurants and tapas bars. From there, you can choose which tapas to order or allow them to choose some of the more popular dishes on the menu. The groups are small, and the tour will take around two hours, but if you aren’t sure where to start to choose a great dish, this tour is perfect!
If you are interested in choosing your own tapas bars and tapas, you should be sure to check out Bar Poe, which is a popular tapas bar and provides you with a free dish of your choice with a drink order. Café Manila is well known for its vegetarian and vegan tapas, as well as international dishes. Bar la Buena Vida is popular for its hummus with toasted sesame seeds, as well as the goat cheese with honey dish. Bar Avila is a smaller tapas bar and is known for it’s delicious roast ham.
Nightlife in Granada is one of the best of the Andalusia region! There are tapas bars, clubs, and several cinemas, including Kinepolis, Cinema Neptuno 2000, and Centro Multicines. Visit the Calle Elvira if you into the nightlife scene – it is one of the busiest streets in the area for bars, pubs, and clubs. For younger adults and university students, Calle Pedro Antonio is the spot to visit!
Family activities are abound in Granada, as well! Take a day to visit the Aquaola Water Park – it isn’t the largest water park in the Andalusia region, but there are plenty of activities (such as a large pool, a children’s play area, and water slides) to keep the whole family cool during the hotter summer months. If you are interested in sports, try out the Santa Clara Golf Club – with lush, rolling hills and beautiful scenery all around, it’s a great place to spend an afternoon playing a fun sport.
No matter what you choose to do in Granada, you will not be disappointed. There are so many fun activities, locations, and things to see that you will want to extend your holiday so you can fit everything in!
The city of Granada has many fine hotels including the Melia Granada, Hotel Carmen, Hostal Atenas, Granada Center, Best Western Dauro, Hesperia Granada, Hotel Alixares, Hotel El Santa Cruz, Hotel Corona de Granada, Hotel Husa Anacapri, Hotel Juan Miguel, Hotel Princesa Ana, Macia Condor, Hotel Las Nieves, Hotel Luna Arabial, Saray Hotel, Hotel Macia Gran Via, Vincci Granada and the AC Palacio de Santa Paula. Getting to Granada by taxi car shuttle or minibus us so easy with Malaga Airport Taxi.