This modern, purpose built, coastal resort is 40km. west of Almeria and 160km. east of Malaga. It boasts 13km. of wide, sandy beaches and offers bar, hotels, shopping arcades and nightlife. The town has a 1,000-berth marina and a yacht club. Sailing and windsurfing are possible all year round and tuition is available for the novice. The clear, Mediterranean water makes it an excellent venue for snorkeling and scuba diving. Fishing is also popular – the local industry brings in large catches of tuna.
For the golfers there is La Envia golf course nearby.