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Glorious weather is just the beginning in this beautiful Mediterranean resort town that lies on the southern coast of Spain in one of the sunniest regions of the country.

Beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine, amusement parks and a natural park are among Roquetas de Mar's biggest and best attractions. Head to the oceanfront resort town for seaside relaxation, water sports, wildlife spotting and days packed with thrills and adventure.

Beaches are the town's main attractions and there are several to explore, such as Playa Serena and Las Salinas Beach. Relax on a sun lounger and participate in a range of water sports. If you need some new beachwear head to the Gran Plaza Mall.

While most visitors spend most of their time on the beaches, Roquetas de Mar also has plenty of other ways to keep you entertained.

See more beautiful natural spaces at Punta Entinas-Sabinar Natural Park and walk among this wildlife-rich dune ecosystem. There is also some good walking and wildlife spotting on the promenades that skirt the salt marshes between Roquetas and neighboring Aguadulce. For guaranteed encounters with the underwater animal kingdom go to the Roquetas de Mar Aquarium.

Unsurprisingly the aquarium is a big hit with children and so too are some of the town's other attractions. Delight in the thrills and spills of Mario Park water park with fast and leisurely rides and slides. Additional family fun awaits at Castor Park, a small amusement park with games and activities for all ages.

If you are into history and art visit Santa Ana's Castle. This restored 16th-century fortress presents art and photographic exhibitions. Another important building in Roquetas is the Plaza de Toros bullring.

All the sightseeing and activities will leave you feeling hungry so treat yourself to a meal of local delights. Seafood is a specialty with dishes made from sea bass, sea bream, lobster and other native species. Round off the evening at the Teatro Auditorio.

Reach Roquetas de Mar and its beaches and family attractions by flying into international airports along Spain's southern coast. The closest is Almeria Airport which is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) away. Other airports within a few hours’ drive are Malaga and Alicante. The easiest way to get around is in a rental car.

Top Hotels in Roquetas de Mar

Playacapricho Hotel
Playacapricho Hotel
4 out of 5
Avda. Playa Serena, S/N, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria
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Located in Roquetas de Mar, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. ...

3.8/5Good! (16 reviews)

"Really nice hotel in front of the beach"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

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Playasol Aquapark & Spa Hotel
Playasol Aquapark & Spa Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida de las Gaviotas, s/n, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria
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Nestled on the beach, this Roquetas de Mar hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. Puntas Entinas-Sabinar ...

4/5Very Good! (14 reviews)

"Nice hotel but does not seserve a 4 star, this hotel needs yo be renovated it looks like rhe 89s hotel"…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019

Playasol Aquapark & Spa Hotel
Playalinda Aquapark & Spa Hotel
Playalinda Aquapark & Spa Hotel
4 out of 5
Avda. de las Gaviotas, Urb. Playa Serena Edif Hoteles Playa, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria
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This family-friendly Roquetas de Mar hotel is located near the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. ...

3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Buen hotel mal gestionado en zonas comunes.

"Buen hotel para veranear con niños. Magníficas zonas de piscinas con toboganes para mayores y niños pequeños. Muy buen buffet de desayuno (desconozco comidas y cenas porque no las he usado). La limpieza es muy buena. Alrededores del hotel muy buenos (playa, tiendas, hostelería, entretenimiento...) ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Playalinda Aquapark & Spa Hotel
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Vacation Rentals in Roquetas de Mar

Apartamentos Mar y Sal
Apartamentos Mar y Sal
3.5 out of 5
Calle Santa Marta, 2, Roquetas de Mar, Almería
The price is $48 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23

Nestled on the beach, this Roquetas de Mar apartment building is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Teatro Auditorio Roquetas de Mar and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Playa Serena. Gran ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (26 reviews)

"Very clean apartment in an excellent location. The apartment was equipped with most essentials and parking was very close."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Apartamentos Mar y Sal
Apartamentos La Minería Roquetas de Mar
Apartamentos La Minería Roquetas de Mar
1 out of 5
Avenida de Las Gaviotas S/N, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is steps from Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. Castor Park and Playa de la Bajadilla are ...

3.9/5Good! (45 reviews)

"Value for money excellent location sea view. Very tired decor, bed linen and towels very poor quality. However would go there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2018

Apartamentos La Minería Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas Beach & Playa Serena Golf
Roquetas Beach & Playa Serena Golf
3.5 out of 5
Calle de la Aviacion 92, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria
The price is $40 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29

Situated by the sea, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de la Urbanización de Roquetas de Mar and Playa Serena. Puntas Entinas-Sabinar and ...

3.7/5Good! (18 reviews)
Outdated and basic accommodation

"I spent 5 nights with my wife and our Shih - Tzu we chose the apartment because they allowed pets. Living in Spain for the past ten years we were familiar with Roquetas de Mar and wanted to stay somewhere tranquil, away from the tourist hotels, these apartments suited our needs. and with a small ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

Roquetas Beach & Playa Serena Golf
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Oct 13, 2019

Plan on doing currency exchange at airport. There are banks however the one i went to very busy with only 1 teller, ATM is available at bank

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