Two kilometers from the old town of Mojacar Pueblo, at the foot of the hill you'll find Mojacar Playa. This has been a popular tourist resort for over 40 years which has escaped the hands of those seventies architects, who discovered concrete and then when collectively mad. Although Mojacar caters for tourism, it has found a very nice balance between modern tourism and traditional needs. Our flight guide will help you find an airline and airport close to your home that will fly you to a Spanish airport that is located close to beautiful Mojacar Playa. The buildings on Mojacar Playa are all low-rise with architectural styles that reflect the Moorish past of the region.
There are plenty of beaches to choose from, from the busy Playa de la Cueva del Lobo and Playa del Cantal beaches to the more sedate Playa Piedra Villazar beach. Along the beach front you will find a good variety of beach bars, trinket shops, shopping outlets and supermarkets, as well as sporting activities such as horse riding, sailing, windsurfing, fishing, SCUBA diving, golf and lots more. Only 7 kilometers of Mojacars 17 kilometers of beaches are developed. They remain so unsoiled that 3 European Blue Flags for cleanliness have been awarded. Laying next to the beautiful beaches of the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata Playa and close to numerous small coastal towns the coast is a great place to explore. For those that fancy getting closer to nature, 10 kilometers away you will find Europe's largest naturist beach at Vera Playa.
Like many Spanish reports the British (and Irish) have arrived bringing their hospitality and catering skills to a selection of bars and restaurant in an area on Mojacar Playa know as the Brit Strip. So for those who want to relaxing holiday in the Mediterranean sun and lifestyle without the need to speak a foreign language, Mojacar might be the place for you. Mojacar Playa also caters for others who are looking for a more traditional Spanish and international flavour.
After spending the day relaxing on the beach or taking part in a sports activity Mojacar Playa comes to life when the sun goes down. There are dozens of restaurants serving local dishes and tapes up in the Pueblo but here you can eat your way around the world with and amazing choice of Spanish, French, Chinese, Cantonese, Argentinean, Mexican, Irish or a good Thai or Indian curry. You'll find plenty of bars along the sea front and for those who want to stay out to the early hours Mojacar pulses with music bars and discos during the summer.
The Mojacar region of Almeria Spain has now become a popular destination for new and experienced golfers who are being attracted to the area by its ideal golfing climate, new and traditional golf courses and great holiday facilities for non players. Since 2005 six new magnificent golf courses have been opened near Mojacar and the beautiful El Cortijo Grande course is being refurbished from a 9 hole to a 18 hole course.
South of Mojacar and close to the tourist resorts of Roquetas de Mar, Almeria City and Aguadulce you will find, La Envia Golf,
Playa Serena Golf, Alboran Golf and Golf Almerimar.
Every modern convenience can be found along the Playa which includes a modern shopping centre (Commercial Centre) located on the sea front at the bottom of the road leading to Mojacar Pueblo. Here you will find a medical centre, designer shops, supermarket, banks, restaurants, bars, property shops, solicitors and the local English speaking radio stations; Spectrum FM. Directly opposite this shopping area you will find the Tourist Information Centre.
In winter Mojacar benefits from an ideal winter climate and from the many people who have invested in holiday homes. This large European ex-pat community keeps the area livelier than many other Spanish resort in Winter.