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Located between Malaga and Almeria, at the foot of the Sierra Lujar Mountains, Motril is the largest town on the Costa Tropical and nearby to the Alpujarras, a spectacular region of ancient villages, made famous by the book `Driving Over Lemons` by Chris Stewart, the former Genesis guitarist.
The Motril weather can range between 17-20° out of season and up to 32° during the summer months, perfect for sunbathing and swimming on the two main beaches, Playa Poniente and Playa Granada, as well as the many hidden coves and sheltered inlets.
Around the centre of Motril you will find plenty of nightclubs, bars, restaurants and supermarkets, while the marina area offers boat tours and water sports for the more energetic holiday makers.
At 3,000 metres, the Sierra Nevada mountain range is excellent for snowboarding, skiing or climbing and is close enough for you to ski in the morning and be back on the beach of Motril in the afternoon. Throughout the year there are a number of carnivals, fiestas and feasts held in Motril, for you to experience celebrations Spanish style.
Motril car hire is a great way to explore the Costa Del Sol, so check out our fantastic deals, all including a Motril map to help your car hire run smoothly.
Motril is approximately 70 minutes from Granada Airport - 65km (40 miles).
Ideal for Couples
The beautiful resort of Motril has lovely beaches, great activities and has retained it`s Spanish traditional roots.
There are plenty of lively bars, music venues and restaurants in Motril, all with a Spanish feel of traditional music, late night tapas and local fiestas and carnivals.
Playa Poniente and Playa Granada are the main beaches in Motril, while along the coastline there are many coves and inlets to explore.
Great Water Sports
Jet skiing, sailing, water skiing, canoeing, white water rafting and fishing are all available in Motril.
Great Day Trips
The Moorish Palace of Alhambra in Granada is spectacular, and a visit to the ancient villages in the Alpujarras is an absolute must see. You can also take a boat trip over to Morocco for the day from Motril.
Fantastic Diving & Snorkelling
The crystal clear water, coves and inlets are excellent for scuba diving and snorkelling in Motril, and `The Motril Wreck`, which sank in 1937, is a popular dive site.