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Parque Natural Cabo de Gata

The Natural Park of Cabo de Gata-Nijar is the first sea-land Park of Andalusia, Spain. It is a volcanic park and marine-terrestrial space larger surface and ecological relevance of all the European Western Mediterranean.
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Beaches and Bays

Within the Natural Park Cabo de Gata-Nijar'll find magnificent beaches such as Playa de los Muertos, the Playazo Genoese or Múnsul. You can also find in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar small fishing villages such as Agua Amarga, the Black and La Isleta del Moro Parkland.
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Activities

It is the place of Europe with more hours of sunshine annually. His short and very sunny winters are extremely mild, with a spring that begins in February and lasts until autumn December, allow us to enjoy nature year round.
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Other Places

The province of Almería, in addition to the Natural Park Cabo de Gata-Nijar, many attractions such as the Natural landscape of Sorbas, Tabernas Desert, Nijar, Lucainena, etc..
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Parque Natural Cabo de Gata

The Natural Park of Cabo de Gata-Nijar is the first sea-land Park of Andalusia, Spain.

It is a volcanic park and marine-terrestrial space larger surface and ecological relevance of all the European Western Mediterranean.

With one of the most beautiful coastlines and ecological wealth of the western Mediterranean and an area of ​​38,000 hectares, to which must be added a strip of sea a mile wide (12,000 hectares), the Cabo de Gata Natural Park has become for tourism in one of the natural jewels of Almería, Andalusia and Spain.

Along the coast are preserved forts and watch towers like the Tower of San Pedro, the fortress of San Ramon, San Felipe and many others.

 

Protection of Natural Park Cabo de Gata
Besides the figure of Parkland 1987 granted the Cabo de Gata has the following types of protection:

Special Zone for SPAs ProtecciÛn Birds (1989)
RAMSAR Wetland of International Importance (1989) Salinas del Cabo de Gata
Biosphere Reserve (1997)
Importance Specially Protected Area for Mediterr · neo ZEPIM (2001)
Geopark (2001)
Since 2008, it joined the ECST (European Charter for Sustainable Tourism)

The ecological importance of the Cabo de Gata is in its origin, volcanic nature, semiarid climate, sea-land character.