Mojacar Pueblo is embraced in the foothills of the Cabrera Mountains, overlooking breathtaking sandy beaches.
Mojacar is the most romantic and picturesque resort in Almeria.
Mojacar pueblo with its white-washed houses and cobbled streets are fanned over a hill overlooking breathtaking sandy beaches, washed by the warm Mediterranean.
Mojacar remains true to its Moorish past and it is not hard to see why many artists and writers have an affinity with the area.
Mojacar pueblo is famous for the Fiesta de Moros y Cristianos, a spectacle that celebrates the expulsion of the moors from the region.
The busy market on Wednesday is the perfect place to find an individual gift or taste locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables.
The stunning coastline stretches more than 17 kilometers of unspoilt beaches, pretty promenades and undiscovered coves.
The traditional dishes still found today in Mojácar denote the rural nature and the Arabic origins of the village.
Amongst the most well known dishes are: Gurullos, Pelotas, Gachas, Migas, Ajo Colorao, and Pescado frito.
Vera, meaning Truth or light is a busy andalucian town, offering a variety of attractions and where you can explore its remarkable architecture dating from the 16th century.
Vera playa boasts 8 kilometers of sandy beaches and exclusive beach clubs/resorts, one being reserved for naturists.
Vera playa is fast becoming a popular resort to both live and take a holiday, being ideal base to explore the surrounding areas.
Garrucha is a traditional fishing town, Nestled between Mojacar and Vera playa. Being the seafood capital of the Costa, Garrucha is home to some of the finest seafood restaurants in Almeria.
Garrucha is a beautiful and lively market town which bustles with activity all year round. It is now becoming a very popular tourist destination that still retains much of its original charm and character. One of the delights of Garrucha is it's 2 km promenade that spans the length of the town, lined with lush palm trees where you will find delightful areas to sit and relax The locals say 'you can never eat any fish or sea fruit more delicious then in Garrucha'. The famous local catch is the red prawns, which are only caught in this area of the Mediterranean Sea. Garrucha is famous for its magnificent golden sandy beach, the only blue flag town beach in Europe.
Visiting Garrucha is perfect on a Friday because of its exciting market.
The quaint village of Sorbas teeters on the edge of a deep ravine, looking down onto the Rio de Aguas. The limestone labyrinths of caves carved by water erosion are the area's main attraction, but the village is also renowned for its traditional pottery, using old Moorish ovens.
Although a desert region, the area has some surprisingly lush corners, where natural springs have created a mini-oasis of great ecological importance in the midst of a desert. It's worth following the walk along this river, to enjoy the contrast of the dry desert with this magnificent green corridor.
South of Sorbas is the very beautiful little Moorish town of Níjar famous for its superb handcrafts in pottery, ceramics and textiles Níjar has been described as one of the most picturesque towns in the whole of Spain. It therefore comes highly recommended as a place to see and should be on any self respecting visitor's itinerary
Bedar is a picturesque mountain village sitting on a pretty hillside setting, in a tranquil peaceful atmosphere. Known for its Moorish influence and narrow streets, you will be captured by its unspoilt beauty and charm.
Due to the village’s magnificent position over looking the Mediterranean Sea, you will not be disappointed by the panoramic views.
Los Gallardos is a sleepy little Spanish village, nestled between the Bedar mountain range and the valley down to the coast. The village boasts stunning views of the Sierra Cabrera Mountains and the romantic white washed village of Mojacar. Ten minutes from the coastal villages of Mojacar and Garrucha.
The charming fishing village of Villarícos is famous for its crystal clear blue waters and fabulous diving, as well as several unspoilt beaches. Two tranquil harbours are linked with a palm tree lined promenade, which is the perfect place for an evening stroll.
You will find some great beach bars and restaurants along the beach and sea front. The surrounding countryside is stunning, with some spectacular caves.
This area is very rich in history with remains of prehistoric settements and an abundance of citrus and fruit trees, minerals and marble.
Zurgena and Alfoqiua lies in the lower basin of the Rio Almanzor. Further up the valley embraced in the Sierra de los Filabres Mountains lays Arbolas.
Amidst stunning countryside of olive groves, orchards of citrus trees and dramatic hills and valleys.
Albox is a typical white-washed village with narrow streets interspersed with small plazas. Despite its unspoilt charm, the town is not yet on the coach tour circuit, even being less than an hour's drive from the popular coastal resort of Mojácar.
Standing on a hill the scenic village of Turre is an ideal place to stay in or visit. It is only 5km inland from the town of Mojacar and is famous for its beautiful mountain range. Only a small village, Turre has a comprehensive selection of shops, bars and restaurants that serve tourists products and special dishes at affordable prices. Visiting Turre is perfect on a Friday because of its exciting market.
The municipality of Turre is situated in the mountains of Sierra Cabrera. Most locals and travellers take time in having peaceful walks just to relax and experience the best of Turre. Two of the most interesting travel destinations in Turre are the 19th century Parish Church de la Purisima Concepcion and the Hermitage of San Francisco that was built in 1500s.
The old village of Cabrera has many great equestrian and sporting facilities. Sierra Cabrera mountains have become popular for excellent rock climbing activities that can be enjoyed, as well as horse riding, hiking, bird watching, golf, and even plain walking. Just at the foot of Sierra Cabrera one can find a golf course and private airfield at Cortijo Grande.
Carboneras is situated in one of the most beautiful places along the Almerian coast. In ancient times, the treeless mountains that today surround the city were once abounding with large, leafy trees.
The beauty of this attractive city lies in the strong contrast between the mountainous terrain that surrounds it and the deep blue of the Mediterranean that bathes its beaches. Carboneras possesses a typical Arabic architectural style.
Carboneras has one of the most varied and attractive stretches of coastline. From unspoilt, secluded beaches where the visitor can find privacy, quietness and the beauty of the landscape, to busier beaches with all types of amenities within one's reach.