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Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park

#1 of 74 things to do in Almeria Features Animals
Almeria, Spain
+34 644 02 10 77
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+34 644 02 10 77
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a small coach trip from mojacar which involved drinving in the cabo de gata. We went through a few villages and stopped for a drink and also drove through the mountains. What a truly magnificent view from the high winding roads. Well...More

Thank lightfootlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did our internet homework so that we could do the coast in two days. Even with quick stops in 4 places, two days simply wasn't enough. Each stop deserved a 1/2 day at a minimum. Give this place time to enjoy...there's a lot more...More

1  Thank Scoutings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park and the beaches around are a place where you can spend about 4 days no longer if you prefer city:) there are only 5000 inhabitants there, barely any grocery stores, single restaurant with very high prices. The desert and the flamingo park make...More

Thank Ewelinakj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach was unbelievable. I live it totally. It was one of the beat beaches i have ever visited!! If you have time go there!!!

1  Thank Waleedol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gado-gado is a natural part with probably some of the best beaches in Spain. It is all protected and fishing is not allowed so one of the best entertainment is to scuba-dive or even snorkelling you can contemplate all

1  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is one of the must visits in the Almeria region. Stunning views and natural beauty and is of course the most south-easterly point in mainland Spain. Well worth the drive.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We only had a short time to see this attraction but well worth whilst seeing a variety of birds. It was a great help to go with a couple with a villa a few miles up the road and who knew the interesting spots, one...More

Thank nickpickles
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It requires at least half a day, to see the whole park, but it is worth the time. Rocky mountains, narrow and winding roads, exquisite views. Small villages with small restaurants, where mainly "locals" have meals. It is true, old Spain.

Thank mir0ngalewski
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Stunning and beautiful countryside this area is well worth a visit but if the time when the flamingos arrive remember your binoculars!! The one road in and out to Las Negras can be daunting for height and narrowness but well worth it for the views.

Thank Janet E
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to explore the national park by car. We stopped off in Carboneras for a stroll and a coffee. The path by the sea was lovely and the area seemed very Spanish. Our drive then took us to Nijah where we explored the tiny...More

Thank Helen M
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26 April 2017|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
I am assuming the cruise ship docks in Almeria? My advice would be to hire a car and drive to the National Park. The roads are good and it is a 40 - 45 minute drive. The views are stunning. Depending on the time available... More
18 October 2016|
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Response from Katiep1959 | Reviewed this property |
No the roads are quite precarious up into the mountains!
6 April 2016|
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Response from Caroline P | Reviewed this property |
You can find the best hiking trail on the web, on wikilok. You can select hiking/biking/ or whatever you want to do. On the web page of the park you can also find the trail. I agree that you can start from San Jose, it is... More