Adra (Almeria)

Adra - Beaches

Beaches


Adra has more than thirteen kilometers of coastline with beaches of singular beauty. We present you all the beaches in the municipality of Adra.
   

La Juana Beach


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La Juana Beach has seen a low level of occupation since 2017 since the town council authorised the practice of nudism there. Hard to reach on foot, it is located on the slopes of the cliffs along which National Highway 340 runs. It is a virgin and isolated windy beach where native species of vegetation dominate, with moderate waves in the sea.
 

 
Length: 1,050 m
Average width: 15 m
Composition: Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Medium
Occupation: Low
 
Type: Isolated
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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La Alcazaba Beach


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La Alcazaba Beach, also known as Conchas Beach and Calderilla Beach, is a small space with little variation in width, and it is characterised by its low traffic of visitors and bathers. It is a windy zone with moderate sea swells, which are not ideal for bathing, especially as it is lacking in services and basic infrastructure, although cleaning is done periodically.
 
La Alcazaba Beach (Adra)
 
Length: 500 m
Average width: 15 m
Composition: Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
 
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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Guainos Beach


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Guainos Beach is not often visited throughout the year, given its lack of services for bathers.
 

 
Length: 1,420 m
Average width: 15 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
 
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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It is located next to the town of El Lance de la Virgen and generally does not have many visitors. The beach has basic services such as showers, footbaths, danger signage, cleaning and maintenance.
 

 
Length: 490 m
Average width: 15 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
 
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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La Rana Beach


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La Rana Beach is dedicated to the enjoyment of pets, being made the first official canine beach in the province of Almeria in 2016. It is not usual for bathers to visit there and it is not listed as an area suitable for swimming. The space has basic facilities such as designated litter bins for depositing pet waste, as well as fencing to delimit the area for dogs.
 
La Rana Beach (Adra)
 
Length: 350 m
Average width: 15 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Medium
Occupation: Low
 
Type: Canine
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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La Caracola Beach


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La Caracola Beach is the best place to relax in the sun or practice water sports such as scuba diving and fishing, due to its low level of visitors and the richness of its seabed that is made up of rocks. After having environmental regeneration work carried out, this area of the Almeria coast has basic services for users' enjoyment, such as security cameras, litter bins, showers and cleaning services.
 

 
Length: 350 m
Average width: 12 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Medium
 
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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Sirena Loca Beach


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The Sirena Loca Beach is one of the most iconic beaches of the town, which stands out for its cleanliness and the large number of services offered to users. Located next to the Port of Adra, its development began in 1911 after the construction of the nautical enclosure.
 

 
Length: 730 m
Average width: 70 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: High
 
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: Yes
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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El Carboncillo Beach


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El Carboncillo Beach is located at the mouth of the Port of Adra and its formation was created by the sand that was dragged in by the tides. This ended up being deposited on the sea floor, and the construction of a T-shaped breakwater was built in the 1950s to help reduce the excess sand deposits that plagued Poniente beach. This coastal area has multiple services such as toilets, showers and litter bins.
 

 
Length: 609 m
Average width: 70 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: High
 
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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San Nicolas Beach


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San Nicolas Beach is located in the urban centre of Adra, with easy access for the enjoyment of residents and visitors. This coastal area is equipped with numerous services such as litter bins, toilets, showers, security cameras and rescue equipment. Its name derives from the industrial past of the city, specifically the sugar factory known as “El Ingenio de San Nicolas”, that is located next to the sea.
 

 
Length: 550 m
Average width: 40 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: High
 
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: Yes
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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El Censo Beach


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El Censo Beach is considered an extension of San Nicolas Beach, in the urban center of Adra. Here you can enjoy bike rides on the designated cycle lanes. Equipped with basic facilities such as toilets, showers and security cameras, this area of the Almeria coast offers its users shaded areas and access for the disabled.
 

 
Length: 500 m
Average width: 50 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Medium
 
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: Yes
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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La Habana Beach


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This is an isolated beach with a low level of visitors, due to persistent wind and a moderate sea swell.
 
Playa La Habana (Adra)
 
Length: 4,300 m
Average width: 15 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
 
Type: Isolated
Parking: No
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 

 
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Blue flag

Showers or footwash

Litter bins

Water activities
 

Access for the disabled

Sports areas

Rental of hammocks

Nudist area
 

Toilets

Children's areas

Restaurant areas

Protected area