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Mojacar is a historical Spanish town located on a hill with the sea and beach surrounding it. The streets cobbled, narrow, and windy, with picturesque old whitewashed buildings.

Mojacar Spain

Historically it was the center of trade for the Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans however the Moorish influence from the 8th Century, is principally noticeable.

With a fusion of cultures, it is a haven if you have an interest in arts. Many painters, writers, and photographers live here.

The locals are very welcoming, and there are many good restaurants and bars to relax in and while the day away. There is also a fine variety of shops, and boutiques.

Mojacar Tourist Information

There are two weekly markets in Mojacar both held from 9am-2pm. The first market is every Wednesday located at the football ground, and the flea market held every Sunday.

If there is any information we have not managed to provide on Mojacar, Costa Almeria please do not hesitate to contact the local Tourist Office directly:

Mojacar Tourist Office

  • Telephone No.: 0034 950 615 025
  • Open: Mon-Fri 9am-2pm
  • Languages: English and Spanish

Places of interest around Mojacar town:

  • The fountain (la fuenta) where women still today wash their clothes with their feet. The water is natural from the mountain springs and is said to have flowed here since the Roman times
  • Walk up to the ancient Castillo viewing gallery
  • The Santa Maria parish church
  • Casa del Torrein (the old customs house)
  • The Plaza Nueva has fabulous views of the surrounding landscape
  • The original main entrance to the town since Moorish times, the Puerta de la Ciudad is an ornate arch featuring the town arms

Interesting Fact
It is an old wives tale that Mojacar is the birth place of Mr Walt Disney himself, the locals say that his Mother had an illegitimate son and emigrated to Chicago. There it is said that she gave him up for adoption to Flora and Elias Disney

All in all I would highly recommend Mojacar for your annual holiday or investment in property, it is an undiscovered, unspoilt town with friendly locals, and lots to do.