Culture is very important for our city. Almuñécar enjoys offering its residents and visitors quality shows. During the summer, you have the opportunity to enjoy one of the best jazz festivals in Spain and a flamenco festival that, although very young, has top figures from the world of flamenco, whether singing and dancing. As you will have seen in our Facebook community, the Victoria Playa Hotel is delighted to offer you accommodation in Almuñécar at the same level.
Both events are held in the Parque del Majuelo , Can you imagine listening to first class music under the stars and the dew of the mid-summer night? The stage is arranged in such a way that at the same time you enjoy live music, you have the Castle of San Miguel illuminated just onto the stage , on the left the antique salting fish area and on the other directions, a great amount of vegetal species from all over the world, but who are you listening to during the festivals?
Although this is its XVIII edition, the Hotel Victoria Playa has seen how the Jazz en la costa Festival (from July 15 to 20) has been growing since its inception, not in vain our bussiness is already more than 50 years old. Since it started, we have always had an enviable poster, including Chucho Valdés or Jorge Pardo . This year, we will have the best of the genre, from the youngest ones, like Antonio Lizana , to the more most established, like the Huston Person Trio . In addition, you will have two environments: you can sit in front of the stage or have a seat at a table under the palm trees. In this last case, do not expect a bustling climate, the respect for artists is maximum.
On the other hand, thanks to the Caña Flamenca Festival , you will see one of the most iconic figures of Granada flamenco: Curro Albaycín , on August 9. Curro is an essential figure of flamenco developed in the Sacromonte. Heir to the popular culture of the famous gypsy neighborhood, the artist has made great research to recover the oldest songs of this art in Granada. It will be, therefore, a way to bring the caves of Sacromonte to the Costa Tropical . This is the meeting place with another flamenco tradition: the Sevillian, via the dancer known as Farruquito, on August 10th. Regardin him, it is said that he dances by heart, not because of the exactness of his choreography, but because of the deep knowledge of tradition he has got.
You only need to focus on having fun. The Victoria Playa Hotel is here, for you, to make it easier to rest and leave behind the excess in our Aquagym session or at our gym.