This endemic plant is called as the Dragoncillo del Cabo because its flower are pink with dark veins. This name dates back to when trains used to bring minerals from the mines in the Sierra Alhamilla and chemicals used in the mining process would taint the wells in the town. Although occasionally sighted offshore, no seals have bred in the park since Check out our picks for the best hotels in Cabo de Gata and the best apartments.
It may not be the best location if you want to spend all of your time in the park. The seagrass used to provide a habitat for the endangered monk seal Monachus monachus. El Toyo — This newly developed neighborhood is conveniently located next to the Almeria Airport and sits right on the boundary of the Cabo de Gata park.
Not far from the pueblo of Los Albaricoques is the infamous Cortijo del Fraile , the backdrop for Federico Garcia Lorca's seminal play, Bodas de Sangre Blood Wedding , which features a crime of passion that took place close by. The biggest drawback with such a small place is that you are limited to just a few restaurants. There are several big chain hotels in Mojacar with a larger entertainment offer.
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Despite its size, there is a lively night-life and some great places to eat and drink and enjoy live music. Check out our picks for the best hotels in Cabo de Gata and the best apartments. Over recent years it is seeing an increase in the number of visitors and is an easily accessible town from Almería airport and the A7 autovia. The salt flats provide an important habitat for both the resident birds and the thousands of migrating birds who stop on their journey between Europe and Africa. Taste the typical Spanish tapas in local restaurants or prepare your own meal in your home. Around these villages usually further away from the coast you will also find some rural accommodations. View our holiday homes and book now! These are said to have an important ethnological value and so are left as a "living museum". Around the salt flats are colonies of saltworts , common reeds Phragmites australis and the glasswort Salicornia fruticosa.
The power station has been used for carbon capture research. It is the only palm species native to continental Europe and is mainly found in southwestern Europe Spain, Portugal, Italy, Malta and certain locations on the Mediterranean coast of France and northwest Africa Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia. Common names include century plant, maguey in Mexico , or American aloe it is not, however, closely related to the genus Aloe.
San Jose — It's the main hub of Cabo and one of the best towns to stay in with respect to its amenities activities, hotels, restaurants. El Toyo — This newly developed neighborhood is conveniently located next to the Almeria Airport and sits right on the boundary of the Cabo de Gata park. El Playazo is encircled by a mountain as well as by the Saint Ramon's Castle. Cabo de Gata has tradition of fishing, which continues to this day, and there are a number of old fishing boats that have been left along the Playa de San Miguel as artifacts of days gone by.
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