Roquetas de Mar is a fishing village just 15 minutes (by car) from Almería City. Roquetas de Mar is known not only for its fishing village traditions which are carried on today through gastronomy and annual festivals, but also for its fame as a resort town. Within the municipality of Roquetas el Mar is the famous "Aguadulce" (Fresh Water) resort - one of the first tourist resorts established in Spain in the 1960`s and has been classified as a Center of National Touristic Interest. The municipality also borders or includes important nature reserves and natural parks.
Recommended Stay: 2 nights
Beaches; Santa Ana Castle (16th century); Santa Ana lighthouse; Roman remains; Torrequebrada Archaeological Site
Almeria - 15 miles, Mojacar - 67 miles, Granada - 112 miles