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Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park

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Address: Almeria, Spain
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+34 644 02 10 77
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$32.76*
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Kayak Tour of Cabo de Gata Natural Park
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Full-day trip to Cabo de Gata Natural Park
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Beautiful scenery, lovely beaches

We cycled into the park and toured around as best we could. Varied roads used by walkers, cyclists and cars. Lots of wild flowers, birds, and super deserted (at the time) beaches

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We cycled into the park and toured around as best we could. Varied roads used by walkers, cyclists and cars. Lots of wild flowers, birds, and super deserted (at the time) beaches

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect the usual "postcard village", with geraniums, etc… Nijar is the real thing: clothes hanging out to dry in the sun on the old Plaza del Mercado, small moorish white houses, a very beautiful Mudejar church, … and a spectacular mountainous landscape all around. The Casco Antiguo, the old town spreads, around a hill with a moorish tower on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

If you get fed up being by the sea...head to the hills - wonderful views of the countryside and sea - worthwhile drive for a change of scenery

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We have driven to and in the park and it was wonderful - in November almost nobody was there - so mother nature was just wonderful to immerse in. The small white villages were pretty empty and closed down; including many restaurants

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

A beauiful spot on the Almeria coastline, great for campervanning and watching the sunrise, Can get vey busy in the height of summer

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

There is quite a drive from the motorway to get to this place. We did it just to say that we had been because though it is pleasant enough, it isn't really that spectacular. There were coachloads of folk there and the place wasn't that well maintained. Unless you have plenty of time to spare, I'm not sure you should... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Really loved seeing Cabo de gata. Special area of outstanding beauty. We did a road trip around the park and loved seeing the sights

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I understand this area is a designated Unesco Biosphere Reserve. I visited the area with a bird guide and had a lovely day visiting the Salinas, the wetland area of the Ramblas de Morales and the beach area. I saw three Stone Curlew in this rare steppe habitat - what a thrill. We were also looking for Dotterel but on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The park is a great place for hikes along the cost providing amazing views and great variety in the landscape. Besides that there are many beautiful beaches where you can swim. I recommend this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

One of our favourite beaches to visit when we're in the area is playa de los muertos. Absolutely fab for snorkelling. Not easy to get to or get back from as very steep descent but well worth the effort as crystal clear water and thousands of fish.

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