Aguadulce, Costa de Almeria, Spain
A quiet laid back beach resort located between Roquetas de Mar and Almeria. Aguadulce is located on the Costa Almeria in south eastern Spain and is suited to families and older couples, rather than clubbers.
Aguadulce is a popular tourist resort with lively nightlife in the summer and a Marina with good opportunities for snorkelling, diving and sailing. The town is fronted by miles of beach and has easy access to the nearby resort of Roquestas de Mar and the historic attractions of Almeria.Read more about: Beaches | Things to Do | Out and About | Nearby Attractions | Aguadulce Reviews
Mr D Smith, Canterbury
|7th Sep 2017|
|Double Or Twin|
Aguadulce is not a tourist resort in September, it might be much busier in July and August. It is easy to get by bus to Almeria which is quite a large city. The attraction for me is that it is a relatively quiet location and does not cater for mass tourism.
Mrs E Telfer, Alexandria
|31st May 2017|
|1 Bedroom Apt - Sea View|
Just round the corner from the hotel there is a fabulous restaurant/tapas called Café Concho, family run, very friendly and great value place. They do a fabulous Paella on a Sunday, full plate 5 Euros! No sign of currency exchange places and we had taken enough Euros with us, so not a problem, but bear that in mind if going there.<br /> <br /> Beach is downhill and a bit shingly. Beware the sand gets very hot so footwear a must, so the nearer the waters edge to sit at the better! Hire of a bed is only 4 Euros, fantastic! Lovely to walk along promenade (even into Roquetas Del Mar) either during day or evening, very few touts or touristy type shops.
Mr J Angus, Aylesbury
|14th Dec 2016|
Fantastic as ever, don't let anyone else into the secret of Aguadulce.
Mr D Smith, Canterbury
|13th Oct 2016|
A quiet town of about 15,000 inhabitants. It has lovely weather and attracts tourists mainly from Spain and other European countries: Germany, France, Scandinavia, Holland as well as a few from UK. Only about 12km from the city of Almeria which is quiet interesting to visit and only 20 minutes on the bus.
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The long sand and pebble blue flag beach runs from the Marina for approx 2.5km with beach bars and activities, such as pedalo hire, at regular intervals. The waters are clear and the beach is backed by a pleasant palm-lined pathway. The other side of the road is lined with restaurants, pavement cafes, apartments and hotels.
Things to Do
If you like a long walk, you can walk along the beach path from the Marina to the edge of the resort and continue along the beach all the way into Roquetas de Mar (approx 5km).
At the top end of the resort there is a large marina, giving you access to boat hire, a sailing school and a diving centre offering snorkelling and diving trips, a pool, hookah diving, a dive shop and Padi Courses. For golfers, La Envia Golf Course is approx 5km away.
Out and About
Behind the marina, there is an attractive white collonaded building housing a number of shops, bars and restaurants, offering a lively nightlife in the summer season.
For family fun, waterparks can be found at Vera Playa and Roquetas de Mar and these are open from June to September.
Aguadulce has good road links to access all parts of the Costa Almeria and regular buses into Almeria (8km). The livelier resort of Roquestas de Mar and the historic Santa Ana Castle are approx 7km away.
Cabo de Gata-Nijar natural park and coastal reserve covers acres and acres of diverse grounds including salt marshes, cliffs, sand dunes and secluded coves. The park has a visitor centre and will appeal to all nature lovers and sight-seers, whether you want to drive around taking in breathtaking views, visit filmsets, snorkel in the coves or observe the variety of fauna, birds and wildlife.
The Oasys Theme Park is set in the Tabernas Desert and features a Wild West Town complete with Can Can girls in the saloon, shows, a lovely zoo, a cactus garden and places to eat and drink. Drive further into the desert for more Wild West fun and shows at Fort Bravo.
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