Looking for the best hotels in Costa de Almeria Spain? Costa de Almeria is a stretch of coastline on the south east side of Spain with wonderful fine sandy beaches, sand dunes, nature reserves, volcanic mountains and wetlands. With over 3000 hours of sunshine per year, less than 200 millimeters of rain and warm all year round climate, it’s a sun worshipers paradise. Visit Costa de Almeria for the tranquil atmosphere, the crystal waters, the rugged landscapes, and off the beaten path private beaches surrounded by mountains. Visit all of the Best Spain beaches here.
Costa de Almeria Weather – Best Time to Visit
In Costa de Almeria you can expect constant warmth and bright sunshine all year-round. Temperatures peak at 88°F in the summer with August being the hottest month of the year. If you love the heat and sunshine, it’s the best time to go to Costa Almeria. The sea has also warmed up and rarely drops below 75°F. The best time to visit Costa Almeria for lower temperatures is in October is still warm with temperatures averaging 75°F/ If you love swimming in the sea and soaking up the sun, visit between June and September. However, if you prefer a slightly cooler climate, come between October and May for mild temperatures and lower humidity.
Best Costa de Almeria Beaches
Las Negras Beach
The clear waters and plethora of marine life of Playa de las Negras makes this a good spot for slipping on a mask and snorkel. This large family-friendly beach offers lots of facilities, such as showers, rescue service, an access specifically designed for disabled people, a parking area, in addition to a sea ferry that connects the area with the small secluded bay of San Pedro.
This beach is one of the most frequented beaches in the South of Almeria. The dark sand and quiet waters have made it possible for it to gain the Blue Flag. Services include rescue service, local police, Red Cross, toilets, showers, bins, umbrella and deck-chairs rental service and a safe access for disabled people.
Los Genoveses Beach
This fabulous beach is situated 2km far from the little town of San José, in the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata. It is 1200 meters long, full of fine, gold sand and the total absence of buildings and streets makes it an entirely virgin cove. The only way to get there is on foot, through a natural path full of lavender bushes. While walking, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole bay and the Morrón de Los Genovese.
Despite being isolated, the beach of Mónsul is very much attended by tourists with families. It lies within the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata, and one of its most famous features is a lava formation right in the middle of its shores, where tourists usually shelter themselves from the hot sun rays.
Los Muertos Beach
The crystal-clear water characterizes this 1600 mt-long virgin beach, which is popular for scuba diving. The thin graveled sand and the landscapes are other noteworthy features. The access to this beach is far from simple, but makes this beach more charming. You will have to go down a steep, 800 meter-long path to get to the beach.
Best Costa de Almeria Restaurants
Oro y Luz $11 – 30
This restaurant impresses with its terrace views over the olive trees and modern regional cuisine. Seafood stars on the menu, complemented by a series of rich meaty mains. Expect artistic presentation along with friendly service and exquisite flavors. Menu Telephone: 34 722 78 99 73 Web: Oro y Luz
La Frontera $11 – 30
For top-notch seafood tapas in a low-key local setting, head to this roadside bar in Carboneras. Small plates of paella, grilled shrimp and sardines, fried squid, and smoked tuna are yours for €1.50 each – or free with each drink you order. For larger appetites, reasonably priced raciones are also available. Telephone: 34 950 13 03 44 Web: La Frontera
Tito’s $11 – 30
Picture the ideal beach side bar and chances are it would look something like Tito’s, a cane-canopied hang-out set amid palm trees on the southern promenade. It’s a wonderfully laid-back spot to sate your thirst on fresh-fruit cocktails and enjoy international, fusion-leaning food. Menu Telephone: 34 950 61 50 30 Web: Tito’s
4 Nudos $11 – 30
Aptly housed in the Club Náutico at the marina, it serves classic Spanish dishes – paella included – alongside more innovative creations such as baby-prawn ceviche and tuna marinated in soy sauce, ginger and rosemary. Reservations advised except at the quietest times. Menu Telephone: 34 620 93 81 60 Web: 4 Nudos
La Gallineta $30 & Up
An elegant restaurant in El Pozo do los Frailes village, is a hit with city escapees who make the drive out for its innovative, outward-looking cuisine. Menu highlights include tuna with Cambodian spices and carpaccio of red prawns with citrus and mango. Book two or three days ahead at Easter or in summer. Menu Telephone: 34 950 38 05 01 Web: La Gallineta
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Calle Real 69 Esquina C/Seneca, 04120, Almeria Telephone: 34 693 71 22 02 TripAdvisor Rating