The province of Almería with its Capital of the same name is situated at the south-eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Characteristic for this province are the strong geographic contrasts: Long, natural beaches, Desert (Desierto de Tabernas) and the high Mountains of the Natural Park of Sierra Nevada. For this reason, Almería can offer a wide range of leisure time activities: Nature-classroom, Agro-Tourism, Mountain biking, Water-ski, Climbing, Hiking and Cave-excursions, Sailing, Surf, Paragliding and Golf. If planning to come in high season, take in consideration to reserve your accommodation and hire a car ahead of time if you don’t want to get bad surprises in your holidays.
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Almería Airport is situated 9 km east from Almería City and 500 metres from the coast, in the Gulf of Almería. The closest villages are El Alquián and Costacabana. The International Almería Airport is the fourth most important in Andalusia, with flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Melilla, London, Brussels, as well as Switzerland, Germany and the E.U.
The weather in Almería is warm and dry; the province has very little rainfall throughout the year and more than 3.000 sun hours. The average temperature is mild, around 13ºC in winter and 25ºC in summer.
The offers regarding accommodation are as varied as the landscape itself. A part from Hotels and Apartments close to the beaches, there is a good offer of “Casas rurales”, Country houses in the interior of the Province that invite to relax and enjoy walks in Nature.
The price for accommodation in Almería depends on location, category and season. You will be able to find cheap hotels if you reserve ahead of time, especially during summer. There is also a wide selection of villas and apartments rentals in Almería for your holidays in the south-eastern Mediterranean.
In Roquetas del Mar, close to the Nautical Port is La Playa Aguadulce, a nearly 3 km long beach with white sand and a promenade. A quieter beach is San Miguel de Poniente, with 4700 metres.
In Almería is a Nudist beach, the Cueva del Cura, which you can reach by foot. The suited beaches for some water sport are La Garrofa (Diving) and El Bobar/La Cañada (Windsurf).
The Nature Park Cabo de Gata and the villages Nijar, Mojácar und Carboneras have wonderful beaches to offer. The beaches of Cabo de Gata have escaped construction boom because of their protected situation. The white beaches have shallow bays and are surrounded by dunes or rocky cliffs. The more accessible beaches normally have a parking area and are therefore more crowded. The more quiet beaches normally are accessible only by foot or sea.