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Roquetas de MarSpain

Glorious weather is just the beginning in this beautiful Mediterranean resort town that lies on the southern coast of Spain in one of the sunniest regions of the country.

Beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine, amusement parks and a natural park are among Roquetas de Mar's biggest and best attractions. Head to the oceanfront resort town for seaside relaxation, water sports, wildlife spotting and days packed with thrills and adventure.

Beaches are the town's main attractions and there are several to explore, such as Playa Serena and Las Salinas Beach. Relax on a sun lounger and participate in a range of water sports. If you need some new beachwear head to the Gran Plaza Mall.

While most visitors spend most of their time on the beaches, Roquetas de Mar also has plenty of other ways to keep you entertained.

See more beautiful natural spaces at Punta Entinas-Sabinar Natural Park and walk among this wildlife-rich dune ecosystem. There is also some good walking and wildlife spotting on the promenades that skirt the salt marshes between Roquetas and neighboring Aguadulce. For guaranteed encounters with the underwater animal kingdom go to the Roquetas de Mar Aquarium.

Unsurprisingly the aquarium is a big hit with children and so too are some of the town's other attractions. Delight in the thrills and spills of Mario Park water park with fast and leisurely rides and slides. Additional family fun awaits at Castor Park, a small amusement park with games and activities for all ages.

If you are into history and art visit Santa Ana's Castle. This restored 16th-century fortress presents art and photographic exhibitions. Another important building in Roquetas is the Plaza de Toros bullring.

All the sightseeing and activities will leave you feeling hungry so treat yourself to a meal of local delights. Seafood is a specialty with dishes made from sea bass, sea bream, lobster and other native species. Round off the evening at the Teatro Auditorio.

Reach Roquetas de Mar and its beaches and family attractions by flying into international airports along Spain's southern coast. The closest is Almeria Airport which is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) away. Other airports within a few hours’ drive are Malaga and Alicante. The easiest way to get around is in a rental car.

Top Hotels in Roquetas de Mar

Ohtels Roquetas de Mar
Ohtels Roquetas de Mar
3 out of 5
Avda. Mediterráneo, s/n, Roquetas de Mar
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This family-friendly Roquetas de Mar hotel is located near the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Castor Park and Playa Serena. Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas ...

3/5 (4 reviews)
Nice hotel.

"Expedia shows family room with double and 2 single beds. The Ohtels website shows correct reflection of 2 double beds next to each other in a small room so can not really blame the hotel for getting a room not as expected. Food was ok, like most all inclusive places. outside pool was nice for the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2017

Ohtels Roquetas de Mar
Hotel Roquetas Beach
Hotel Roquetas Beach
4 out of 5
Avenida del Sabinar, 421, Roquetas de Mar
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Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. Castor Park and Playa de la Bajadilla ...

3.6/5Good! (19 reviews)

"I like de personal,i don,t like food and service in restorant was to slow:("…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019

Hotel Roquetas Beach
Hotel Don Ángel Roquetas de Mar
Hotel Don Ángel Roquetas de Mar
4 out of 5
Avenida Juan Carlos I, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria
The price is ¥6,098 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Located in Roquetas de Mar, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Plaza De Toros, and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Playa Serena. Teatro Auditorio ...

4.1/5Very Good! (612 reviews)

"Staff very good it needs a little bit of makeover in some areas"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Hotel Don Ángel Roquetas de Mar
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Roquetas de Mar

Cozy Apartment by the sea
Cozy Apartment by the sea
Roquetas de Mar, Andalusia

Situated by the ocean, this romantic apartment building is steps from Playa de la Bajadilla and Playa Serena. Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Comodidad

"Excelente,limpio y comodo"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Cozy Apartment by the sea
Apartamentos La Minería Roquetas de Mar
Apartamentos La Minería Roquetas de Mar
1 out of 5
Avenida de Las Gaviotas S/N, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is steps from Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. Castor Park and Playa de la Bajadilla are ...

3.9/5Good! (45 reviews)

"Value for money excellent location sea view. Very tired decor, bed linen and towels very poor quality. However would go there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2018

Apartamentos La Minería Roquetas de Mar
Luxury Holiday Apartment, Terrace, Pool Views, Near to Beach
Luxury Holiday Apartment, Terrace, Pool Views, Near to Beach
Roquetas de Mar, Andalusia

This family-friendly Roquetas de Mar apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Playa de la Bajadilla and Playa Serena. Castor Park and Playa de la Urbanización ...

3.3/5 (6 reviews)
Ideal for two people with a brilliant view from the balcony

"Be prepared to know that during the colder months it can get cold inside. Having said that, everything you would need is provided in the apartment to let you have the home conveniences away from home. The view is fantastic from the balcony and the grounds are both immaculate and beautiful. Very close ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

Luxury Holiday Apartment, Terrace, Pool Views, Near to Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Oct 13, 2019

Plan on doing currency exchange at airport. There are banks however the one i went to very busy with only 1 teller, ATM is available at bank

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