Touristic offerings and alternatives for your partner and family
(For the proposal of social activities check their own entry.)
The province landscapes are extraordinaire. You can find three or more different climates/ecosystems in an hour travel car.
Usually our visitants fall in love with the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, a sea and land protected space said to be one of the best places in Spain to dive.
When in Almería you can take the opportunity to spend a few days resting here. But be sure to do your reservations soon enough since is tourist high season.
Since probably it will be the first time you'll visit Almería and theses parts of Spain we feel you could take the opportunity to travel with your family. So they can have a parallel set of activities of active tourism both in the city or in any of the beautiful landscapes, specially the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park,. Indeed you could want to spent holidays time after GUADEC with your significant ones. For this we are able to prepare a set of touristic offers in collaboration with the city council of Níjar (the municipality holding the bigger part of the park) and local companies. As examples, theses offers can be:
- tracking routes, both in park and other places in the province
- bus guided visits to beautiful places, both in park and other places in the province
- horse riding
- snorkeling in the natural park waters
- scuba diving baptisms in the natural park waters
- kayak routes in the natural park waters
The city of Almería has its own offers:
The Alcazaba moorish castle, about 1000 years old
- some artistic and historic museums
- a beautiful XIX bourgeois downtown
and the restored air raid shelters build in the Spanish Civil War.
Very near the city (less than 30 Km far):
visit to the Los Millares Calcolithic archaeological site, five thousand years old, one of the most important of the world for that age;
attend to the recreation and espectable of Wester movies in real cinema stages used in world famous Spaguetti Western movies, like Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood ones;
visit to the international research place Almería Solar Platform
A bit more far there are some nice destinations:
the Alpujarras zone has great places with exotic landscapes and towns with ancient origins, Moorish and sooner indeed;
The marvellous city of Granada and province is less than two hour by car. Remember there is the Alhambra, a World Heritage place Washington Irving felt in love and which inspired his famous Tales of the Alhambra.
and the first nudism hotel in Europa at the 4 stars Vera Playa Club Hotel, if you like
Where to eat in Almería
Well, as you can imagine we have restaurants and other meal shops here, but what we really love is to go for «tapas»
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