Popular Accommodations in Cabo de Gata
Highlights in Cabo de Gata
- Hiking in the Sierra de Gata
- Historical sightseeing in Almeria
- Quad tours
- Andalusian cuisine
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Vacation rentals in Cabo de Gata
In the very south of the Andalusian province of Almería lies the picturesque region of Cabo de Gata, which is ideal for a holiday away from mass tourism. You will find what you are looking for in a beautifully situated apartment or holiday home, especially in cosy coastal towns such as La Alnadraba de Monteleva, San José, La Isleta des Morro and the small town of the same name, Cabo de Gata. Enjoy the peace and quiet in the traditional Andalusian villages, where the siesta still has a high value despite all the modernity. Numerous holiday accommodations do not only captivate with a pool, but also offer breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. You like it a little quieter? Then a vacation rental in the rugged and dry valleys of the hinterland is just right for you. You will find them in Fernán Pérez, Las Hortichuelas and Albaricoques.
Holidays in Cabo de Gata
Travelers and Activities
Nature-loving active holidaymakers get their money's worth in Cabo de Gata. Above all there are the numerous well-kept natural beaches, where surfers and stand-up paddlers as well as families with children get their money's worth. A real tip for snorkelers are the wild and romantic bays, where the maritime fauna shows its most beautiful side undisturbed by humans. While families get their money's worth especially on the beaches around San José, surfers at the Playas de Cabo de Gata as well as in San Miguel de Cabo de Gata can look forward to top class waves. If, on the other hand, you prefer to stay dry, you can take off with your hiking boots laced to impressive places like the volcanic cliffs of Los Muertos or the rocky reef of Arrecife de las Sirenas. The Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Nijar with its extensive network of paths also offers unforgettable views for nature lovers.
Things to know
The ideal time for booking a vacation rental in Cabo de Gata is spring, when the countryside shines in fresh green thanks to the winter rains. Ideal conditions for extensive hiking tours. If you go to Cabo de Gata for swimming or surfing, you can use the high season between the end of June and the beginning of August.
In the near desert some "desert scenes" of the movies "Lawrence of Arabia", (T)Spaceship Surprise and Indiana Jones were shot.
Top 3 travel tips
The Andalusian metropolis Almeria is a stone's throw away from your apartment in Cabo de Gata. A visit is a must especially for those interested in history, especially as there are several highlights waiting for you with the Gothic cathedral, the Moorish fortress Alcazaba and the historic museum of Almeria.2. Explore the hinterland by quad bike
If you don't want to explore the hinterland on foot, you can book a guided quad tour on site. Jump into a real adventure with an experienced guide and get to impressive places that only the locals know.3. Enjoy Andalusian specialities
Sport and sightseeing make for a ravenous appetite. It is therefore fitting that Andalusian cuisine enjoys an excellent reputation. You should definitely try the spicy minced meat balls (albóndigas), the fresh mussels (mejillones), the grilled squid (calamares) and the homemade tortilla.