Tips for your holidays in Almería
This sunny city in Andalusia becomes more and more popular amongst travellers. The historic old town with its little streets, the impressive fortress and the cute port ask for some great photos and invite you to discover all the different sides Almería has to offer. While the city is lively with many options to eat and drink and of course relax at the beach, you can also choose to head a little east and visit the amazing natural park Cabo da Gata - Níjar. Here you can find wild volcanic landscapes, hidden coves and so much untouched nature that you will feel like in a different world! And after getting back to the cultural centre of Almería, why not reward yourself with some of the delicious seafood of the region!
- Our favorite beach: Aguadulce beach
- Our favorite restaurant: La Gruta
- Our favorite watersport in Almería: Kayak tour in Almería
Language and currency in Almería
Spanish is the official language and local people feel most comfortable speaking Spanish, rather than English. But no worries, a lot of people in the tourism industry know how to speak English. The local currency is Euro and nowadays it is no problem to pay with card in most places.
Getting around in Almería
One of the most fun ways to get around in Almería is by the touristic train
that takes about 55 minutes. You can learn the history of the city of Almeria through this route that runs between the most popular city streets. Besides the touristic train, you can also easily take the bus or taxi
. And if you rent a car
, it’s maybe nice to do a day trip to Málaga
Best things to do during your holidays in Almería
Experience the sea around Almería
You can’t stop the wind, but you can learn how to kite
! Thanks to the great wind conditions, Almería is the perfect destination to learn how to kitesurf
. Play with the Mediterranean Sea and stay active during your holidays. For the real daredevils amongst us, it might be nice to try flyboard
in Almería. This new watersport is basically a board under your feet with two powerful jets down that allow you to fly over water. Or do you prefer to rent a jet ski
to explore the coastline with your best friend?
Day trip to the natural park of Cabo de Gata
The beautiful and unspoilt Natural Park of Cabo de Gato is situated in the east of the province of Almería. You will find roughly steep coasts, sand dunes, salt flats and huge cliffs of volcanic rock with small hidden and white sand-coloured beaches. Behind the coast lies a true desert with fig cacti, agaves, yuccas and olive trees. For a moment you have the feeling that you have ended up somewhere in Mexico.
Whatever you decide to do during your trip to Almería, we promise you will love this part of Andalusia! Sunshine and a lot of fun are guaranteed! For any further tips or requests, feel free to contact us anytime.