Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, Almeria

The diverse ecology of Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, with its volcanic mountains, steep cliffs, sandy beaches, arid desert, and even coral reefs for snorkeling, supports a vast array of wildlife. It’s also home to a number of small villages, such as Rodalquilar, an old gold mining village, and Isleta del Moro, a fishing hamlet. In these towns, you can see arts and crafts based on local traditions and purchase handmade goods, as well as enjoy food and drink in the many restaurants and bars. To learn about the park and its geological features, unique in Europe, head to the visitors’ center. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park by using our Almeria visit planning site .
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  • After arriving after a journey of just 30 km and taking an hour to get stuck, you arrive at the lighthouse. The view is nice, it is nice but a grid of information that informs you "n y less" and that's it. And go around and spot birds.... Disappointing. The area until you reach lighthouse with beach bars and some 80s beach bar with expensive prices.
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  • Its a cool place to visit if you are interested in natural places far away from crowd and commercial areas. Once you get out of Almeria city and enters into Cabo de Gata you will only find desert, fis...  more »
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  • Cool views, worth visiting. Not much to do there expect from taking pictures.
  • It's better to have a car to get here. There's no bus from the beach. We once walked and hitchhiked but you have to be lucky to be picked up!
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