Roquetas de Mar (small rocks of the sea) is a municipality in the province of Almeria, located in southeastern Spain.

Thanks to the shelter of the Sierra Nevada it is one of the driest, sunniest and warmest places at the Spanish Mediterranean.

Roquetas plaza

The rich history, the micro climate, beaches and nature are the main attractions of this resort. In Roquetas de Mar you will find warm Spanish hospitality and a beautiful fishing port where fresh fish is still delivered daily by local fishermen. All year round they still celebrate many typical Spanish Fiestas.

In Roquetas de Mar you will find a theater, a bullring, an aquarium, a water fun park, an 18 hole golf course and much more worth visiting!

Do you like to visit a market? Each day of the week near Roquetas you will find a market.

Roquetas market

Are you a bit sporty? You will also find your liking here. There is a promenade at the beach side which goes from the nature park of Roquetas, up until Aguadulce. The promenade is 13km. long, along your walk you will find pleasant bars and restaurants with a terrace at the beach side. Roquetas de Mar is an ideal place to relax, walk, cycle, golf and do watersports.

Roquetas beach

Furthermore, this coastal town is situated in a great location that allows you to make numerous beautiful excursions. You can go on your own with the (rental) car or you can book an excursion at one of the tour operators who have an office near the hotels and apartments.

Discover Roquetas de Mar and its beautiful surroundings.

Roquetas lighthouse

Roquetas de Mar is a very pleasant place to stay during the whole year for all ages!

Roquetas palm trees

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