Beaches in Almeria

Los Genoveses

Los Genoveses

An excellent beach just over a kilometre long, surrounded by vegetation (eucalyptus trees), and where diving can be practised. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Playa de Poniente (Playa del Carboncillo)

Playa de Poniente (Playa del Carboncillo)

It is an extensive beach with a high level of occupation due to the amount of services it offers and for being one of the cleanest beaches in the area.See more
San Nicolás

San Nicolás

Beach located next to the Port of Adra, which has all the infrastructures of an urban beach.See more
San Miguel de Cabo de Gata

San Miguel de Cabo de Gata

A quiet beach of excellent quality with good services and privileged natural surroundings. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park. Declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Poniente Almerimar

Poniente Almerimar

Beach located in the heart of the tourist centre of Almerimar, which has a large number of services for public use.See more
San Miguel (Ensenada de San Miguel)

San Miguel (Ensenada de San Miguel)

Beach equipped with all kinds of services. Beach characterised by its dune system and vegetation.See more
Balerma

Balerma

A beach with a seafaring tradition, equipped with all kinds of services and infrastructures.See more
Aguadulce

Aguadulce

Aguadulce Beach is one of the busiest beaches in the south of Almeria and has a wide range of leisure activities for tourists.See more
Cueva del Lobo

Cueva del Lobo

This beach owes its name to one of the first buildings that were built in this place, around the 60s and owned by a famous pianist who baptised the house with this curious name.See more
El Cantal

El Cantal

It is an urban beach with all kinds of services and facilities that contribute to its high level of occupation. On its sand we find the charismatic large stone of the cantal.See more
El Descargador

El Descargador

It owes its name to an old mineral loading bay, which no longer exists.See more
Marina de la Torre

Marina de la Torre

It is the first beach in the municipality, accessed from the east. It is opposite the old Palacio de la Marina, a neo-Arabic historicist building, commissioned in 1907 and now restored and converted into a hotel. It has a golf course of …See more
Aguamarga

Aguamarga

Aguamarga Beach has the necessary services and facilities for family holidays. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
San José

San José

Beach located in the village of San José, with good services and facilities for tourist use. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Maritime Terrestrial Park. Declared a Biosphere Reserve and Specially Protected Area of special importance….See more
La Bajadilla

La Bajadilla

Fully equipped beach, located next to the beachUrbanización Roquetas de Mar. It presents a high degree of occupation, although without saturation.See more
La Romanilla

La Romanilla

Beach equipped with services typical of an urbanised beach with a high degree of occupation.See more
Las Salinas

Las Salinas

A quiet, urban beach. It owes its name to the old salt mines of San Rafael. Ideal for water sports. Integrated in the area due to urban growth. Admirable seabed.See more
Playa Serena

Playa Serena

Playa Serena extends along the promenade from the fishing port and ends at the Punta Entinas Sabinar and Cerrillos beach. It is equipped with the facilities of an urban beach and its hallmark is the beach’s traffic and the…See more
Urbanización Roquetas de Mar

Urbanización Roquetas de Mar

It is one of the best equipped beaches in the area, located next to a large urban complex with all kinds of leisure facilities. High occupancy during the summer season.See more
Cala Junco

Cala Junco

The beach is surrounded by greenhouses which make it less attractive, so it lacks any services for tourist use. Access is via a dirt track with a steep slope.See more
Censo (Playa de Benaluquete)

Censo (Playa de Benaluquete)

Beach subject to environmental regeneration in 2001. It has a promenade and cycle path.See more
El Lance de la Virgen

El Lance de la Virgen

This gravel and sandy beach is located next to the village of El Lance de la Virgen, receiving local and regional visitors.See more
Guainos

Guainos

It is a dark sandy beach with a neglected environment and very little used by bathers and visitors.See more
Cala de la Media Luna

Cala de la Media Luna

Small sandy cove very popular with bathers, although it is located in an isolated area lacking in services. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
La Alcazaba (Playa de Las Conchas)

La Alcazaba (Playa de Las Conchas)

A small black sand beach with very few visitors and a total absence of facilities and services.See more
Cala de la Polacra

Cala de la Polacra

Beach located within the Cabo de Gata Natural Park, isolated, difficult to access and with a low influx of visitors. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
La Caracola (Playa Bolaños)

La Caracola (Playa Bolaños)

A sandy and gravel beach with a promenade and basic services.See more
Cala de los Amarillos

Cala de los Amarillos

Small beach surrounded by large cliffs which can be accessed from Los Genoveses Beach. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
La Gaviota (Fuente Ahijado)

La Gaviota (Fuente Ahijado)

It is a beach lacking in infrastructures and tourist attraction.See more
Cala de Mónsul

Cala de Mónsul

Together with Los Genoveses Beach, it is one of the best known and most popular beaches in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime and Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Natural Park…See more
La Habana (Vega de Adra)

La Habana (Vega de Adra)

Playa de la Habana is currently in regression due to the poor state of its natural environment and the abundance of greenhouses that are piled up in the area.See more
Cala del Carnaje (Los Bolos)

Cala del Carnaje (Los Bolos)

This secluded beach is frequented by anglers and can be reached by a long walk along dirt tracks. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
La Juana

La Juana

A beach of difficult access located on the edge of some cliffs, very little used for bathing, where the plastic greenhouses that characterise the area predominate.See more
Cala del Cuervo

Cala del Cuervo

Isolated beach with a campsite and a low level of occupation. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Cala del Plomo

Cala del Plomo

A small sandy and pebble beach which, despite being isolated from any urban settlement, can be reached by car. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Cala Higuera

Cala Higuera

This beach is made up of pebbles and is not very attractive from a tourist point of view. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Maritime Terrestrial Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Costacabana

Costacabana

Costacabana Beach is located very close to the airport. Composed of coarse sand and gravel, it has a promenade.See more
Cala Príncipe

Cala Príncipe

Cala Príncipe is reached after walking about one kilometre along steep paths that lead to this small and quiet unspoilt cove. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Nature Reserve….See more
El Bobar (La Cañada)

El Bobar (La Cañada)

This beach is not very popular for public use, both for its composition and its location, very close to the road.See more
Cala Rajá (Cala del Dedo)

Cala Rajá (Cala del Dedo)

It is a cove that is difficult to access via a path that must be travelled on foot, isolated and with a low level of occupation. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
El Perdigal (Alquián)

El Perdigal (Alquián)

A very quiet, unspoilt beach.See more
Cala San Pedro

Cala San Pedro

Isolated beach with very few visitors, since to get there you have to walk more than 3 kilometres along dirt tracks. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Maritime Terrestrial Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
El Toyo

El Toyo

Urban beach, continuation of the Retamar beach. Regenerated on the occasion of the Mediterranean Games (2005).See more
Las Negras

Las Negras

Beach surrounded by a very charming landscape, as it is sheltered by the small and picturesque village of Las Negras. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
La Almadraba de Monteleva

La Almadraba de Monteleva

This sandy beach is located in the village of La Almadraba de Monteleva and is the continuation of the Playa de Las Salinas de Cabo de Gata. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
La Fabriquilla

La Fabriquilla

This is the last beach in the municipality of Almería, bordering with Níjar, and is characterised by being very peaceful for bathers. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Maritime Terrestrial Park, recently declared a Nature Reserve.See more
La Garrofa (Camping de La Garrofa)

La Garrofa (Camping de La Garrofa)

Small gravel beach. It is accessed through a private property, the “La Garrofa” campsite, which has a diving club.See more
Las Amoladeras

Las Amoladeras

This beach is located within the boundaries of the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, and is therefore protected. It has recently been declared a Biosphere Reserve. At the end next to Torre García are the Roman remains of the…See more
Las Olas

Las Olas

Beach lacking in interest due to the somewhat poor state of its natural surroundings.See more
Las Salinas de Cabo de Gata

Las Salinas de Cabo de Gata

A beach with excellent sand, located very close to an area of marshland, which is home to a large number of very interesting birds. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Nueva Almería

Nueva Almería

This beach is joined to San Miguel Beach, and shares all its services, facilities and leisure offers.See more
Retamar

Retamar

The beach of Retamar takes its name from a nearby urbanisation, and has the facilities of a beach prepared for tourism.See more
Zapillo (Las Conchas)

Zapillo (Las Conchas)

It is an urban beach with a high level of occupation and is equipped with infrastructures, services and leisure facilities that are very attractive for tourism.See more
San Telmo

San Telmo

A beach that is difficult to access due to a steep and somewhat dangerous embankment that lacks any type of service.See more
Torregarcía

Torregarcía

This beach owes its name to the Torre García Sanctuary, located on the same beach, and is located on the southern border of the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a natural park.See more
Balanegra

Balanegra

It is located in a semi-urban area with an abundance of plastic greenhouses.See more
El Algarrobico

El Algarrobico

Isolated beach in an almost virgin state where you can enjoy crystal clear waters and great tranquillity. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
El Ancón

El Ancón

Urban beach with great quality and availability of its services and infrastructures.See more
La Galera

La Galera

Beach with a very irregular composition, where stones alternate with grey sand and gravel. It receives a small number of bathers.See more
Las Marinicas

Las Marinicas

Playa de las Marinicas is located between the industrial port and the fishing port of Carboneras and has a large number of divers.See more
Los Barquicos (Los Cocones)

Los Barquicos (Los Cocones)

This urban beach is located right in the centre of the town of Carboneras.See more
Los Muertos

Los Muertos

Playa de los Muertos is located on the northern edge of the Cabo de Gata Natural Park and is very close to a cement factory. It belongs to the Natural Terrestrial Park of Cabo de Gata-Níjar, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve, and it is located in the …See more
Cabezo Negro

Cabezo Negro

A small pebble cove with difficult access that stands out for its transparent waters and the tranquillity of its surroundings.See more
Cala Cristal

Cala Cristal

Although there is no area reserved especially for scuba diving, Cala Cristal is highly recommended for scuba diving and fishing due to the amount of rocks it contains.See more
Cala de la Dolores

Cala de la Dolores

The Dolores Cove lacks tourist interest and has an unwelcoming appearance due to the state of its natural surroundings.See more
Cala Invencible

Cala Invencible

It is a rather rocky cove of interest for those who wish to observe the seabed. There is a viewpoint – partial promenade – next to the old Guardia Civil barracks.See more
Cala Panizo

Cala Panizo

Cala Panizo is located next to an urban complex known as El Portichuelo, although it lacks beach infrastructures and services.See more
El Calón

El Calón

It is a black sand beach surrounded by a residential area, but lacks services and facilities.See more
Embarcadero Viejo

Embarcadero Viejo

The Embarcadero Viejo is home to some mining ruins which are the only building on the beach. Recommended for fishing and diving.See more
Fábrica del Duro

Fábrica del Duro

This beach is located at the mouth of the river Almanzora, on its left bank, and is characterised by its tranquillity and good natural environment. The vegetation near the beach is represented, above all, by halophilic vegetation (seaweed, seaweed…See more
Peñón Cortado

Peñón Cortado

This cove is located between rocks that are difficult to access and is very interesting due to the shapes that the rocks adopt, as well as the clarity of its waters.See more
Pozo del Esparto

Pozo del Esparto

This urban beach takes its name from the urban centre of Pozo del Esparto, which extends along the entire strip of sand and gravel.See more
Quitapellejos (Palomares)

Quitapellejos (Palomares)

It is a sandy and gravel beach located in an area isolated from buildings, where there is not a large influx of people.See more
Villaricos

Villaricos

Villaricos Beach has its southern end at the mouth of the river Almanzora, and groups together small coves, as they all belong to the same urban centre. It groups together the beaches of Cala de la Esperanza, Cala Verde and Villaricos (Cala de la Luz Eléc…See more
Levante Almerimar

Levante Almerimar

Beach located in the heart of the tourist centre of Almerimar, which has a large number of services for public use.See more
La Ventilla

La Ventilla

A semi-urban beach of 1100 metres, of which only 650 metres are urbanised. The rest is covered by the old palm grove of La Ventilla. It offers good areas of “Bajío” and admirable sea beds.See more
Venta del Bancal

Venta del Bancal

This beach owes its name to the old “Venta” that used to be located here. It is the beginning of the promenade and is protected by a breakwater.See more
Cala del Bergantín

Cala del Bergantín

It is a beach far from urban centres and with a low level of occupation. Access is via a path from the Rodalquilar beach and it belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime and Terrestrial Natural Park. It has recently been declared a Biosphere Reserve….See more
Ventanicas

Ventanicas

Wide sandy beach located in front of a tidy coastal front. Easy access and communication.See more
Torre Bahía

Torre Bahía

Small beach, located in the town centre, with a low level of occupation.See more
Lance Nuevo

Lance Nuevo

A beach of sand and pebbles that owes its name to the fishing activity that disappeared from this area to be located in the nearest fishing port.See more
Punta del Cantal

Punta del Cantal

An area with a large number of visitors, equipped with a variety of services, easy access and good communications.See more
El Corral

El Corral

A cove formed by cliffs of volcanic origin, very popular with families due to the natural pools that form here.See more
Vista de los Angeles

Vista de los Angeles

Located in a very easily accessible and well-communicated area, this beach is surrounded by a wide range of services and leisure facilities. Its sand is medium-grained, which makes it a very comfortable beach with clean waters.See more
Piedra de Villazar

Piedra de Villazar

It is located near the crossroads that joins the coastal strip of the municipality with its access to the town, in front of the Commercial Park. This beach owes its name to the rocky structure nestled on its sands.See more
El Palmeral

El Palmeral

It is a beach with a low occupancy rate, alternating sand and gravel. Located in an urban environment of low houses.See more
Punta Entinas Sabinar

Punta Entinas Sabinar

Very quiet beach located in the protected environment of Punta Entinas Sabinar, in an area devoid of any type of construction. It belongs to the Paraje Natural Punta Entinas Sabinar.See more
El Lance del Bordenares

El Lance del Bordenares

Beach of alternating volcanic rock and sand.See more
El Arco (Los Escullos)

El Arco (Los Escullos)

A sandy beach located within the Cabo de Gata Natural Park which is of no special tourist interest. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
El Embarcadero (El Esparto)

El Embarcadero (El Esparto)

A pebble beach that is often frequented by diving teams as its seabed is the main attraction of this deserted beach. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere…See more
Cala de la Tía Antonia

Cala de la Tía Antonia

A small cove of golden sand much frequented by families and inhabitants of the village in which it is located, San Juan de los Terrenos.See more
Calipso (San Juan de los Terreros)

Calipso (San Juan de los Terreros)

A small urbanised beach with a high level of occupation.See more
La Carolina (Las Palmeras)

La Carolina (Las Palmeras)

Beach located very close to the village of San Juan de los Terrenos, lacking in services and infrastructures.See more
La Entrevista

La Entrevista

Beach located between the urban centres of Pozo del Esparto and Bellavista, lacking in tourist interest. The vegetation present in the vicinity of the beach is a palm grove (Phoenix dactilifera).See more
Los Nardos

Los Nardos

A medium-sized beach with alternating rocks, gravel and sand, which is of little tourist interest.See more
Mar Rabiosa

Mar Rabiosa

Urban beach located in front of a small islet, accessible on foot at low tide, known as El Pichirichi.See more
Mar Serena

Mar Serena

The name of the beach indicates its main characteristic, which is why it attracts a large number of bathers, namely the tranquillity of its waters.See more
Cerrillos (Punta Entinas)

Cerrillos (Punta Entinas)

It is a very quiet beach, in the protected environment of Punta Entinas Sabinar, devoid of any type of construction. Although it does not explicitly have an area reserved for scuba diving, the area has seabeds of great interest. The beach continues…See more
Los Baños (Guardias Viejas)

Los Baños (Guardias Viejas)

A quiet and little frequented beach, situated at the foot of the 18th century castle of Guardias Viejas, an Asset of Cultural Interest. It is ideal for surfing due to its location in the “Punta de Culo de Perro” section.See more
Piedra del Moro

Piedra del Moro

This beach is located between Balerma and Punta del Moro, from where you can see the 18th century castle of Guardias Viejas.See more
El Palmer (La Parra)

El Palmer (La Parra)

A pebble beach with the services offered by the only hotel near the beach, which are for the exclusive use of its guests. The beach is partially occupied by a breakwater. There is a public beach bar.See more
Garrucha

Garrucha

Urban beach ideal for families, fully equipped and with quality services. It is walled by a white marble balustrade which makes the promenade the only one of its kind in Europe.See more
Macenas

Macenas

An extensive beach of rocks and grey sand with a good natural environment, but not with a large number of visitors.See more
El Sombrerico

El Sombrerico

Beautiful area of alternating volcanic rock and sand.See more
La Rumina

La Rumina

A beach with a low level of occupation, alternating sand and gravel, located in an urban environment of low houses.See more
La Granatilla

La Granatilla

Beautiful area of alternating volcanic rock and sand.See more
Peñón Blanco (Isleta del Moro)

Peñón Blanco (Isleta del Moro)

Beach frequented by caravans of holidaymakers located in front of the Isleta del Moro rock, the name by which the beach is also known. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Nature Reserve….See more
Playazo de Rodalquilar

Playazo de Rodalquilar

A fine sandy beach in the middle of the Almeria desert, which is accessed from a dirt road near the village of Rodalquilar. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Ancón de Cabo de Gata (Corralete)

Ancón de Cabo de Gata (Corralete)

Unspoilt beach that can be seen from the top of the road that runs along the Cabo de Gata with beautiful views. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Cala Arena

Cala Arena

A beach of difficult access located in an isolated area between cliffs. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Cala Cerrada (Cala de los Cocedores)

Cala Cerrada (Cala de los Cocedores)

Isolated cove in the shape of a shell, very attractive for the rocks that form it and above all for the transparency of its waters.See more
Calas del Barronal

Calas del Barronal

A rustic beach with an isolated character which can be reached by walking along dirt tracks and bordering the adjoining coves. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime-Land Natural Park, recently declared a Biosphere Reserve.See more
Cala Cuartel

Cala Cuartel

A small, quiet and pleasant cove located in a residential area of the village of San Juan de los Terrenos.See more
Cala Carbón

Cala Carbón

Cala Carbón is another of the small coves included in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park, isolated and with difficult access through dirt tracks. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Maritime Terrestrial Natural Park, recently declared a nature reserve…See more
Cerrillos

Cerrillos

An isolated beach located in the protected area of Punta Entinas Sabinar. It belongs to the Paraje Natural Punta Entinas Sabinar. This beach continues in the municipality of El Ejido, with the same name. There are Poseidonias meadows and…See more
Los Bajos

Los Bajos

A quiet, windy natural beach, good for surfing. It maintains its natural appearance, with no buildings or infrastructures. Parallel to the beach there is a pedestrian path and another one for bicycles adapted to the natural environment.See more
El Playazo

El Playazo

El Playazo is one of the most outstanding beaches in the area as it is fully equipped for tourist use. The Naturist Beach is located in front of the hotel establishments where naturism is common. The area of Cala Marqués…See more
Las Marinas-Bolaga (Las Marinas)

Las Marinas-Bolaga (Las Marinas)

An extensive linear beach that is equipped with all kinds of services and infrastructures and has been awarded various recognitions and quality seals.See more
Puerto Rey

Puerto Rey

It is a long, urban beach with full availability of facilities and services, which means that it has a high level of occupancy, especially during the summer period. The beach club, the sailing school and the beach centre are of special note.See more
Cala Chica

Cala Chica

Isolated beach with difficult access via dirt tracks between steep mountains, which means that it has a low level of occupancy. It belongs to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Maritime Terrestrial Park, recently declared a Nature Rese…See more
Cala de Enmedio

Cala de Enmedio

La Cala de Enmedio is difficult to access via dirt tracks, offering a privileged environment of crystal clear waters, excellent sand and a great deal of tranquillity. It belongs to the Natural Maritime Terrestrial Park of Cabo de Gata-Níjar, recently declared a …See more