The Natural Park of Cabo de Gata It is the first sea-land Park of Andalusia, Spain.
It is a volcanic park and marine-terrestrial space of greater surface and ecological relevance of all European Western Mediterranean.
With one of the most beautiful coastlines and ecological wealth of the western Mediterranean and an extension of 38,000 hectares, to which must be added a strip of sea a mile wide (12,000 hectares), the Natural Park Cabo de Gata has become for tourism in one of the natural jewels of Almeria, Andalusia and Spain.
Along the coast they are preserved fortresses and lookout towers such as the Tower of San Pedro, the fortress of San Ramon, San Felipe and many others.
High Protection of Natural Park Cabo de Gata
In addition to the figure of Natural Park 1987 it granted the Cabo de Gata has the following forms of protection:
Special Protection Area for Birds SPA (1989)
RAMSAR Wetland of International Importance (1989) Las Salinas del Cabo de Gata
Biosphere Reserve (1997)
Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Importance ZEPIM (2001)
Since 2008 he joined the CETS (European Charter for Sustainable Tourism)
The ecological importance of Cabo de Gata is in its origin, volcanic nature, semiarid climate, sea-land character.