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5 Plans to organise a romantic getaway in Granada

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If you are looking for a romantic getaway to a different destination, with the option of discovering romantic plans as a couple and making unforgettable memories, Granada is the right place for you.

Whether it's doing activities together like visiting the wonderful Alhambra of Granada and its gardens, or enjoying a beautiful sunset at the viewpoint of San Nicolas, these are some of the things you can do in this fantastic city.

Surprise your partner with a romantic getaway to Granada

Visit the city of Granada as a couple, enjoyment of romance and passion is assured. Your romantic getaways to Granada will remain etched in your memory.

Here are the best plans for your romantic getaway:

1. Enjoy a beautiful sunset at the San Nicolás viewpoint.

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Landscape from the viewpoint of San Nicolás

The most emblematic place in the Albaicín is the Plaza de San Nicolás and its spectacular viewpoint. Our recommendation is to visit it at sunset, as admiring the sunset from this place is magical. You can admire as a couple the best views of the city, contemplate the Alhambra, the Generalife and the Sierra Nevada.

Definitely visit the San Nicolás viewpoint will be one of the most unforgettable moments of your romantic getaway.

2. Visit to the Alhambra and its beautiful gardens

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Views of the Alhambra.

Enjoying a romantic day strolling through the Generalife Gardens and visiting the Alhambra. Do not be in a hurry when contemplating the courtyard of the lions or any of its corners.

The beauty and uniqueness of this monumental enclosure of Arabic essence. Don't forget to take out your tickets in advance.

Declared a World Heritage Site and the most visited monument in Spain, the Alhambra is a gift for your senses. It is a palatine city of Arabic origin that reached its highest peak during the Nasrid Kingdom, between the 13th and 15th centuries. The Alhambra is made up of numerous historical sites such as: 

The Nasrid PalacesThe palace is a beautiful ensemble composed of three impressive Moorish palaces of great beauty.

The Museum of the AlhambraIt has one of the best collections of Nasrid and Islamic art from the excavations and restorations carried out in the palace complex itself.

The GeneralifeBuilt between the 12th and 14th centuries, it was formerly used as a resting place for Muslim kings. Located in the vicinity of the Alhambra, it is a space of gardens, orchards, courtyards and buildings that you should not miss.

If you want to know how long does it take to see the alambra? or find out more about this paradise and its corners you can visit the article Legends of the Alhambra.

3. Relax as a couple in the Arab Baths

What better plan than to relax as a couple in a beautiful Arab baths in Granada with a Nasrid atmosphere, such as the Aljibe de San Miguel (Hammam Al Ándalus), where you can have body treatments, aromatherapy or even a relaxing massage.

Granada, one of the most romantic cities in Spain. It is one of the favourite destinations to visit for couples.

4. Romantic visit to the Albaicín

Arab quarter of the Albaicín.

Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Albaicín is an exciting neighbourhood, perfect for wandering around and discovering magical corners. After a cup of tea and some sweets in one of its most famous tea shops, very close by you can find the Mirador de San Nicolás, where you can see one of the best sunsets in history, with the Alhambra as a backdrop.

Next to this neighbourhood is the famous Paseo de los Tristes, a romantic and bucolic route, with its beautiful gardens and magnificent views of the Alhambra, not to be missed.

5. Climbing the Sierra Nevada


Sierra Nevada, Granada.

In your romantic getaway to Granada you can include a climb to the Sierra Nevada, what could be more romantic than watching it snow?.

If you are one of those who enjoy sports as a couple, you can also go skiing or snowboarding in the snow. If you have never practised these sports before, you have the option of taking a course with an instructor for beginners. However, another more economical option is to rent a sledge at Hoya de la MoraThe area of free access to the upper part of the site.

If you want to treat your partner to a romantic experience in the Granadayou can book one of our day trips by bus from Malagawith tickets to the Alhambra or at your own pace.

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