Roquetas de Mar - Almeria Spain

A family holiday resort close to Almeria City and the airport

Almeria City

Roquetas de Mar

Close to 3 splendid golf courses and Almeria international airport

Roquetas de Mar is located close the 3 golf courses, Almeria City, Almeria's international airport, Sea Life, a Water park, two Natural Parks and a number of great shopping Plaza.

The former Spanish fishing village has been a popular tourist resort since the 1960's, however it still feel undiscovered and still retained a nice balance between the tourist and traditional Spanish needs. Within the municipality of Roquetas el Mar is the famous “Aguadulce” (Fresh Water) resort and Punta de Entinas Sabinar Natural Park. A little further away is the Cabo de Gata Natural Park and the famous art and craft village of Nijar

Roquetas de Mar has tree main areas: the village (pueblo), the fishing port and the urbanisation where holiday apartments, hotels and tourist facilities are located. Roquetas has 3 km of beautiful blue flag beaches which are clean, quiet and safe. Visitors to the area are being attracted to new attractions such as the bullfighting ring, which seats 8,000 spectators and doubles as an international concert venue, and the newly opened Auditorium Theatre, with interior seating for 1,300 spectators. This hosts stars from the world of Music, Ballet and Theatre.

A mini train runs around the resort every day from 10am to midnight, passengers can get on or off at any point in Roquetas de Mar.

In 2005 the area hosted four main sporting events during the Mediterranean Games; the men's handball, the football preliminary rounds was played at stadium of Los Bajos, the golfing tournament was played at Alboran Golf and table tennis will be played at Máximo Cuervo Sports Hall in Aguadulce

The Gorilla

The Gorilla is a children's entertainment park which is located in the center of Roquetas de Mar. It has a bouncy castle, a slide, trampoline and other rides that are suitable for smaller children

Gran Plaza shopping centre and holiday resort

Roquetas de Mar The Gran Plaza is a large modern shopping centre which houses 125 new retails outlets and good underground parking. The shopping centre includes a large supermarket, a large Leroy Merlin DIY store, a large electrical store, designer shops, sports shops, multi screen cinema (2 English), 10 pin bowling alley, games machines and a good selection of restaurants and cafe bars.

The Gran Plaza Parque Commercial is approximately 70 miles and will take about 1hr 15 minutes to drive from Mojacar.

Roquetas has many facilities including restaurants, tapas bars, a large Sea life Aquarium, and a Water park at nearby Aguadulce.

Sea Life

This aquarium center is divided into three main areas, the tropics, the ocean and the Mediterranean and an interactive rock pool, where you can touch and feel fish and sea animals. The Aquarium center also offers guided tours, a video room, a photo exhibitions and diving with dolphins sharks!! (can this be true)

Opening Times: From October to May: Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00 Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 10:00 to 19:00. From June to September: daily from 10:00 to 21:00.
Please confirm these times before traveling by contacting
Tel: 0034 950 160 036

Water park - Mario Park Parque Aquatico video

Mario water park

The video was taken at the 2011 summer CARAMELO FIESTA. The park is a great family day out and includes, slides, pools, waves machine, restaurants, picnic area and lots more

Open times: from June to September 11:00-19:00, Address: Roquetas de Mar, Camino Las Selinas, 10, Almeria, Spain
Please confirm these times before traveling by contacting
Tel: 0034 950 327 575

Market day:

Roquetas de Mar open air market takes place every Thursday

Golf

South of Almeria City, La Envia Golf, Playa Serena Golf, Alboran Golf and Golf Almerimar are with easy reach of the holiday resorts of Aguadulce and Roquetas de Mar.