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    A C T I V I T I E S

     
    Agua Amarga is the most beautiful seaside village in the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata,
    which has fabulous beaches with crystal clear water.

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    B E A C H E S


    Agua Amarga has one of the most beautiful and tranquil beaches of Southern Spain.
    Several others such as Cala Enmedio, Cala del Plomo, Cala Arena and Playa de los Muertos
    are within walking distance of Agua Amarga or at a few minutes by car.
    Genoveses, Mónsul and Cala de la Media Luna
    are other spectacular beaches in the Park.
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    G O L F


    With its pleasant climate and 10 golf courses available in the area,
    this is the ideal place to practice the sport all year around.




    Golf Playa Macenas  20 min +34 950 548 240     golf@playamacenas.es
    Golf Valle del Este    40 min     +34 950 398 743    clubdegolf@valledeleste.es
    Marina Mojácar Golf Club 35 min   +34 950 133 235    info@marinagolf.com
    Marina Mojácar Golf Club  35 min  +34 950 479 176   info@cortijogrande.net
    Desert Springs     45 min  +34 637 861 591/2   golfreservas@almanzora.com


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    B I K I N G


    The cycling in Almeria is unparalleled in terms of variety and is a very well kept secret 
    Ride through rustic villages in the mountains and test out the legs on the challenging climbs or spin through rolling unspoilt countryside of olive, almond and orange groves or valleys doubling up as sets for western movies.
    If you want a sea view, then the coastal road looking out over the Med does not disappoint.
    There is a wide variety of different terrain to choose from and a choice of so many routes means you never have to ride the same road twice. 
    All roads are beautifully smooth, safe and very quiet and it's not uncommon to ride for a whole day seeing no other cyclists except one of the pro team peletons who are based in the area whizzing past at speed.
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    T R I A T H L O N


    Agua amarga and it's surrounding area is very popular with triathletes as a training location. 
    There are plentiful and varied cycling routes in the area. Interesting running trails abound both inland and along the coast and there is some of the best trail running to be found in the world in the nearby Cabo de Gata National Park.
    A designated area of natural beauty. 
     
    Open water swimming is easily accessed via private steps from Real las Villas
    to the beach and the water is warm, clear and safe. 
     
    The annual Cabo de Gata triathlon ( add link) continues to prove ever popular with
    locals and international visitors  a like and is arguably one of the most stunning triathlons in the world.
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    H I K I N G


    The area is great for hiking with a number of interesting trails –
    along the coast to beaches and coves or inside the beautiful Park.
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    D I V I N G


    With the clarity of its waters, Agua Amarga and surroundings
    are known and appreciated for scuba diving.

     
    Diving schools in the area include:



    Agua Amarga Diving Club  â€‹ +34 950 138 213
    Carboneras Diving Club   +34 950 130 650  
    +34 603 878 068
    info@carboneras.com
    Las Negras Diving Club     +34 950 388 217  
    +34 695 832 969
    buceos@buceoslasnegras.com
    Diving Club Subparke (Rodalquilar)   +34 950 389 787    
    +34 670 341 564
    subparke@subparke.com
    La Isleta Diving Club   +34 670 738 716 centrodebuceo@la-isleta-del-moro.com


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    H O R S E   R I D I N G


    There is an equestrian centre only one kilometre from Agua Amarga with a school that organizes
    tours and excursions in the Natural Park. Excursion options include the Cala Enmedio
    and Cala del Plomo route, both suitable for beginners and
    the Llano de Don Antonio route, suitable for experts.
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    K I T E   S U R F I N G


    East, west and southwest are the most frequent winds on the cost of Almería.
    These winds and the large open beaches make the area an ideal place for kite surfing.
    The Mónsul and Genoveses beaches with easterly winds and the Mojácar beach
    with westerly winds are all ideal for both experts and beginners.
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    E X C U R S I O N S


    Nature is varied within the province of Almería from the wild beaches of Cabo de Gata,
    the deserts of Tabernas to the beautiful mountains of Sierra Nevada and Alpujarras, with its famous wineries.
     
    There are numerous interesting possibilities for 4x4 excursions, mountain bikes, hiking or horseback. You can also visit
    the Sierra María – Los Vélez Natural ParkKarts de Yesos de Sorbas, the underground labyrinth of caves near the town of Sorbas.
     
    Apart from being a centre of shopping, the main town Almería, just 40 minutes from Agua Amarga,
    has a cathedral and an old Arab citadel, which is the largest in Europe.
     
    The historic city of Granada with its many cultural attractions including
    the world famous Alhambra is less than two hours away.
     
    Due to its exceptional climate and nature, the province is known for its film industry.
    In the Desert of Tabernas there are several movie studios open to the public,
    where several of the best-known “Spaghetti Western” have been made.