It is located on a rock that rises majestically over the sugar cane plain, elevated by the Arab Castle. The old town preserves memories of medieval times, such as its walls and watchtowers, and the almost eight centuries that the Arabs spent here.
The Castle is open to the public on a daily basis and is worth a visit as the views are magnificent.
The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary is from the 16th century. It is built over an Islamic mosque, in the Mudejar style and contains sculptures from the 16th and 17th centuries.
Salobreña has numerous points from where you can appreciate beautiful views and that are worth a visit: El Paseo de las Flores, El Mirador del Postigo, La Plaza de la Iglesia and El Tajo de Salobreña, from where you can see the vertical rock walls and the rocks below, where once the waves broke when the sea reached the rock.
The Tourist Office offers guided tours of history and the Salobreña farming area, lasting about two hours. In the first tours, secrets, legends and picturesque spots are discovered by the hand of a specialist, which usually go unnoticed. They also include information on geological formation.
The second offer the visitor the opportunity to appreciate tropical fruits such as avocados, mangoes, bananas, papaya, sugar cane, etc., to learn about its cultivation and harvest, about the sugar factory, and to taste them.