There are plenty of activities to do in the laid back resort of Roquetas de Mar. Stroll around and enjoy the peaceful setting of the local nature reserves where you can see exotic birds that come to nest in the warm climate. Visit the historical castle by the harbour or take a day trip to the capital Almeria for a spot of sightseeing. You can even get the chance to experience a traditional fiesta in the annual celebration of Santa Ana.

1. Castillo de Santa Ana

The magnificent 17th century structure proudly stands along the coast, protecting the town from a navy attack. You can find Castillo de Santa Ana adjacent to the harbour
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4. Day trip to Almeria

For a change of scenery, take a day trip to the capital, Almeria, just a half an hour drive away. Explore the charming city and wander the cobbled streets
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