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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TripAdvisor
  • Really loved seeing Cabo de gata. Special area of outstanding beauty. We did a road trip around the park and loved seeing the sights 
  • Cabo de Gata is a unique space in the Spanish Mediterranean. Spaces where the wind and the sea have sculpted a landscape that catches you since you invest a single second in contemplating it. Place of unforgettable sunrises. If you decide to come and enjoy it, do everything possible to conserve this unique jewel of the Mediterranean.
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  • Natural park of significant value. His landscapes are dry but easy to admire along with its wonderful coves and cliffs, which performed hiking trails for all difficulties. Not miss the Cove of the Corralete under the lighthouse of Cabo de Gata, a specially recommended Cove for snorkelling lovers, cala also protected from the dreaded East wind.
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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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