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Almería - Beaches

Beaches


In the province of Almeria you will find the the most distinctive contrasts along the entire Mediterranean coast, with various beaches to suit all tastes. Undoubtedly, the beaches of the capital are regarded as at the forefront in terms of services and quality.
   

La Garrofa Beach

Here is a delightful cove of pebbles located between the cliffs next to the La Garrofa campsite, which you have to cross to access the beach.
 
La Garrofa Beach (Almeria)
 
Length: 150 m
Average width: 20 m
Composition: Gravel
Colour: Gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Medium
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 
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San Telmo Beach

San Telmo Beach is a sandy cove located between the cliffs. It is located at the exit from the city of Almeria in the west, and has few visitors throughout the year, since access is quite complicated. The beach is undeveloped for tourists, so it does not provide any services.
 
San Telmo Beach (Almeria)
 
Length: 100 m
Average width: 20 m
Composition: Sand
Colour: Dark gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: No
Bus: No
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 
 
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Las Olas Beach

It is a small beach located to the west of the city, next to the breakwater wall of the Almeria fishing port. It is the only beach in the city that is oriented to the east. There is access by ramp to the beach for people with disabilities, and showers are available.
 
Las Olas Beach (Almeria)
 
Length: 250 m
Average width: 35 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
Type: Semi-urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: No
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 
      

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San Miguel Beach

San Miguel Beach, also known as Zapillo Beach, is one of the city's two great urban beaches. It is located next to the city promenade and has access for people with disabilities. It also has bike lanes, showers, playgrounds, shopping areas and restaurants.
 
Zapillo Beach (Almeria)
 
Length: 1,550 m
Average width: 40 m
Composition: Sand
Colour: Dark gray
Grain: Thin
Occupation: High
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: Yes
Anchoring zone: No
 
      

      

      

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Nueva Almeria Beach

The Nueva Almeria Beach, also known as La Termica Beach, is the second most important beach in the city. It is an extension of the Zapillo Beach, from the area of the “Maestro Padilla” Auditorium to the east.
 
Nueva Almeria Beach
 
Length: 1,500 m
Average width: 40 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: High
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Promenade: Yes
Anchoring zone: No
 
      

      

      
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Costacabana Beach

It is isolated from the center of the city; about 9 kilometers away, near the airport. It has several stone breakwaters that reduce the impact of the waves on the coast.
 
Costacabana Beach (Almeria)
 
Length: 1,200 m
Average width: 30 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: High
Type: Urban
Parking: Yes
Parking: Yes
Bus: Yes
Anchoring zone: No
 
      

      
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Perdigal Beach

It is a beach in the Alquian neighborhood, although it is not located next to the urban nucleus, but is isolated among nature. Here we can find a famous restaurant where you can taste the fish freshly caught on the same day. The beach lacks facilities such as showers or easy access.
 
Perdigal Beach (Almeria)
 
Length: 2,450 m
Average width: 30 m
Composition: Gravel/Sand
Colour: Dark gray
Grain: Coarse
Occupation: Low
Type: Virgin
Parking: No
Bus: No
Promenade: No
Anchoring zone: No
 
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These beaches are located in the residential area of Retamar and they have magnificent views of Cabo de Gata. They have all the necessary services for the enjoyment of bathers.
 
 Retamar & El Toyo Beaches (Almeria)
 
Length: 2,500 m
Average width: 30 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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    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