Walks Europe Spain Almeria Coastal Way

Almeria Coastal Way / Self-Guided

6 days | From £569 | Self-Guided, for two or more people travelling together

The Almeria province combines coastal trail walking in the beautiful Cabo de Gata Natural Park with excursions to secluded beaches and rocky coves.


6 days | From £569 | Self-Guided, for two or more people travelling together

  • Explore small coves and azure waters along the Almeria coast
  • Walk to Cabo de Gata Lighthouse
  • Moderate graded walks along the rugged coastal trail
  • Explore the desert like interior landscapes of old mining communities

This six day route in the Almeria province features coastal trail walking in the beautiful Cabo de Gata Natural Park: cliff-top trails take you above some beautiful secluded beaches and rocky coves, and through small small fishing villages such as Las Negras. The trail follows a section of the GR92 the Mediterranean Way from Los Escullos to San Jose. At Rodaquilar you can take an excursion into the hinterland, a unique desert-like landscape where you will find old, abandoned gold mines and villages and where Hollywood has found some great natural locations for its westerns and action films. Another film location on our trail is Mesa Roldan, a table-top mountain that is one of the filming locations of season 6 of 'Games of Thrones'.

Almeria is a popular year round destination, blessed by winter temperatures which average around 15C between November and March, the Mediterranean coastline of Almeria is no secret for winter sun-seekers, but offers some great walking opportunities too.

Spain Almeria Coastal Way Map
Day 1. Arrive Almeria
Depart UK. Arrive Almeria. Transfer to Agua Amarga. Optional circular walk from Agua Amarga to Mesa Roldan.
Day 2. Coastal walk to Las Negras
Coastal walk from Agua Amarga to Las Negras, reputed to be the best maritime scenery of the National Park of Cabo de Gata. The trail leads down to the tranquil Cala de San Pedro, a crescent-shaped beach overlooked by the ruined medieval watchtower. From Las Negras you will be tranferred by taxi to Rodalquilar.
Day 3. Las Minas Walk
Enjoy a walk inland today from Rodalquilar to Las Minas and see the old abandomed mine shafts used in the Indiana Jones movies. You can also visit the museum of mining and the old gold mines. In the afternoon, you might like to visit the villages botanical gardens El Albardinal, which displays native species like cacti and palm trees.
Day 4. San Jose
Coastal walk from Rodalquilar to San Jose via Los Escullos following part of the GR92 - Mediterranean Way. The trail offers superb views from the cliffs near the ruined watchtower of Torre Vigia de Cala Higuera, before it drops down to the picturesque resort town of San Jose.
Day 5. Walk to Cabo de Gata Lighthouse
Admire the views on this coastal walk from San Jose to Cabo de Gata Lighthouse.On the way you will pass by the beautiful sandy dune beaches of Los Genoveses and Monsul, fringed with agave and prickly pear cacti. At the Cabo de Gata lighthouse you will be met by taxi and driven back to your hotel for your final nights stay.
Day 6. Depart Almeria
Transfer to Almeria Airport and fly to the UK.

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  • Trip Grade: B - Moderate
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Trip Code: TSAC
  • Max altitude: 493m
  • Accommodation: Hotels x 5 nts
  • Meals: 5 breakfasts included
  • Departs: February until June, September until November
  • OVERSEAS JOINING POINT : Almeria Airport
  • IMPORTANT : Make sure your chosen holiday is guaranteed to run before you purchase your air tickets and make any other travel arrangements

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