Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park, Almeria

(4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
The diverse ecology of Cabo de Gata - Nijar 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. Plan to visit Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Almeria attractions using our Almeria trip itinerary builder.
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  • It is of the few, visits imprecindibles for which visitaan Almeria. It is a site not well exploited and preserved. Spectacular views of the Bay of sirens.
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  • We cycled into the park and toured around as best we could. Varied roads used by walkers, cyclists and cars. Lots of wild flowers, birds, and super deserted (at the time) beaches 
  • One of the corners of Spain which remains almost untouched. Beautiful black sand beaches. Spectacular scenery of incomparable beauty. With excellent water quality. It is essential to see a sunset from the viewpoint of the Amethyst. Visit Rodalquilar, the black, the isleta of the Moro, them escullos, San Jose and the beaches nearby with coves hidden paradise. Definitely a unique experience.
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  • Nice place to visit. A lot of natural beaches and red mountains Unfortunately the region is strewn with glasshouses (plastic) for the cultivation of tomatoes. Not understandable (nature reserve) and ugly. Simon Visit my website: www.noireblanc.de
  • The best place in spain, beach and mountain
  • Espectaculares vistas, paisajes, playas... Buen sitio para bucear y hacer snorkel.
  • A really special place with a certain magic. One of my favorite destinations in Spain.
  • A wonderful very well-kept beaches. Although access costs five euros per car or take the bus. If you like diving and the sea let you you can see much more flora and fauna than anywhere else. Pay attention to the wind because being a headland it tends to blow hard. Being Virgin beaches there are no shower facilities or bars so you should go with the food prepared.
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