Costa de Almeria, in the Andalusia region of Spain known for its scenic beaches. Today, the area hosts a few resorts for holidaymakers in addition to the small villages all around the area.
Costa de Almeria is also home to multiple museums, parks, bars, and theatres that can be fun for the whole family. The naturally gorgeous landscape of the Cabo de Gata –Nijar park is a fantastic exploration for any naturalist.
The beaches are the main attraction for the region, and depending on the strip of coastline the beach may either host a resort or be so empty that the wildlife outnumbers the beachgoers.
Visitors can travel to Costa de Almeria via train, car, bus or plane. Multiple airlines fly into Almeria Airport (airport code LEI), including EasyJet, Ryanair, Iberia, Air Berlin, Bmibaby, Spanair, and Luxair.
The airport is located a short five miles from the historic city and buses and taxis run throughout the day between the city and the airport. Almost 800,000 passengers a year travel through Almeria Airport, making it the third busiest in the Andalusia region.
Bus travel to and from Almeria is possible from multiple locations including Madrid , where Avanzabus runs several trips a day between the two destinations.
Driving from Madrid to Almeria takes approximately six hours, while Granada is only two hours away and Valencia is just under five.