Top things to do in Salobreña

Tapas in Salobreña

Aráis Restaurante Bar

Take your pick: tapas-style food in the laid-back bar or contemporary cuisine in the sharply designed fine-dining restaurant. The bar, a good-looking local haunt, serves a menu of creative international dishes, incl…
Castle in Salobreña

Castillo Árabe de Salobreña

Crowning the white old town, Salobreña's landmark Arab castle dates to the 12th century, though the site was fortified as early as the 10th century. It served as the summer residence for the Granada emirs, but legen…
Old Town in Salobreña

Casco Antiguo

Salobreña’s historic centre, comprising the barrios that once huddled inside its medieval walls, is the town’s most characteristic and picturesque area. Skinny cobbled lanes snake past pristine white houses as they …
Andalucian in Salobreña

Mesón de la Villa

Housed in a crimson-red villa on a quiet palm-filled plaza, this good-looking restaurant is a hit with locals for its rustic regional fare such as rabo de toro (oxtail stew) served in a warm, candlelit room – ideal …
Beach in Salobreña

Playa de la Guardia

The smaller of Salobreña’s two main beaches, the pebbly Playa de la Guardia extends to the west of El Peñón. Backed by cane fields, it extends for about a kilometre, offering gentle waters and views up to the hillto…
Beach in Salobreña

Playa de la Charca

Salobreña’s main beach is about 1km from the centre of town along Avenida del Mediterráneo. Overlooked by a rocky outcrop known as El Peñón, the lengthy strip of grey sand is backed by a road and palm-lined pavement…
Seafood in Salobreña

Restaurante El Peñón

Boasting a prime beachside setting, on a rocky outcrop rising from the sea, this large restaurant provides a memorable stage for ever-popular seafood classics such as steamed mussels, garlic prawns and fried squid.
Andalucian in Salobreña

La Bodega

It doesn't look like much with its workaday setting and clichéd decor – farm tools on the walls and hanging hams – but La Bodega hits the mark with its hearty portions of no-nonsense food. Particularly good are its …