A Relaxing Beach Break In A Very Traditional Spanish Resort
Costa Almeria holidays are extremely popular with those who are looking for a relaxing beach break in a very traditional Spanish resort. The unspoilt coastline stretches for around 200 miles and enjoys one of the sunniest and driest climates in Spain.
One of the main attractions on holidays in Costa Almeria is the Cabo de Gata Natural Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a spectacular stretch of untouched coastline, this huge expanse of pastel sands is backed by dunes and volcanic cliffs dotted with hidden coves. Here you will also find the protected salt flats that are home to many rare species of birds. Walkers and cyclists will love the mountainous trails and amazing scenery.
The capital town of Almeria boasts a magnificent ancient fortress; Alcazaba, which overlooks the fascinating port once occupied by the Romans and Moors. To the west of Almeria you will come across the bustling resort of Roquetas de Mar, a resort grown from a pretty little fishing village and full of Moorish charm. Mojacar is another favourite resort on Costa Almeria holidays with its large selection of shops and restaurants, excellent water sport facilities and a great golf course. The fishing villages of Las Negras and San Miguel offer a traditional welcome while the beautiful harbour of San Jose has many excellent water front restaurants. The beach resort of Aguadulce is a popular choice as are the wonderful Carboneras beaches and purpose built Almerimar; home to the most picturesque golf course in the region. Many people choose to visit the fascinating city of Granada on Costa Almeria holidays with its world famous Alhambra Palace and stunning cathedral, steep narrow streets and fascinating nooks and crannies to explore, all set at the very foot of the impressive Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Quick Costa Almeria Tips
Almeria is the largest city in the region
Costa Almeria has over 200km of coastline and some fantastic beaches
The average temperature is around 25 degrees
From Wild West Theme Parks To Excellent Golf Courses
The Sierra Alhamilla, just to the north of Almeria is an arid landscape that could easily be set in the Wild West of America, infact, it is so authentic it was used to film many cowboy epics and also Lawrence of Arabia. The old film sets have now been turned into imaginative theme parks where gunfights and shootouts are regularly re-enacted.
There are an abundance of Golf courses in the region making holidays in Costa Almeria extremely popular with golf enthusiasts, with the warm dry climate providing excellent conditions for all levels of proficiency. Water sports are readily available from most beaches along the Costa Almerian coastline with water skiing, windsurfing and pedaloes being most popular. 4x4 Jeep Safaris out into the deserted mountainous region are another favourite, offering amazing scenery and panoramic views. There are also a number of water parks in the area providing fun and safe days out for the whole family. Accommodation on holidays in Costa Almeria ranges from great value self catering to 5 star hotel board options with an abundance of restaurants and varied cuisine including traditional Spanish, Chinese, Indian , Italian and of course English, ensuring there really is something for every taste and budget here. So if you're looking for a traditional Spanish holiday with plenty of facilities in a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere, then this could be just the region for you. You can book holidays to Costa Almeria here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places To Visit
This Moorish castle is located in Almeria City and is a fantastic example of a fortified complex.In fact Alcazaba in Arabic signifies a walled fortification in the city.
San Miguel de Cabo de Gata
A must see quaint traditional village located close to a lake frequented by flamingos.
Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata
Created in 1987 this was the first park with boundaries that cover both land and sea.
Deserto de Tabernas
The only real desert in Europe.This area has been used as a backdrop for many a Spaghetti Western and Hollywood blockbuster.