Madrid, the national capital, is situated 260 miles (418 kilometers) north of Carboneras, while Granada lies 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the west.
Carboneras isn't the only spot in Andalucia worth seeing; visitors with plenty of time can also head off and experience the charms of the nearby scenery, communities and cultural attractions. Head 18 miles (29 kilometers) east to Nijar, where you'll find the Los Escullos Beach and San Jose Beach.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Carboneras, check out the nearest regional city. Almeria sits 35 miles (56 kilometers) away and features sights such as Almeria Archaelogical Museum, Almeria Cathedral and Alcazaba. Monastery of St. Clare, Texas Hollywood and OASYS (Mini Hollywood) are just a few of the other visitor attractions in Almeria.
Uncover the region's rich cultural tapestry at Andalucia's art museums, history museums and art galleries. People who arrive in Andalucia enjoy the gardens here.
If you are in the area in the colder months, take advantage of winter pastimes like skiing and snowboarding. Both of these are on offer in the Andalucia. If you're the type who likes to slow down while on vacation, Carboneras offers great bird watching and cycling.
Everything must end sometime, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Andalucia, you'll have many special memories to remember your adventure.