If you drive north, along the coast from Almeria and the Marine National park Cabo de Gata you will reach the coastal town of Carboneras. The actual town is not part of Cabo de Gata but about 80 per cent of the municipally is part of the protected area.
Originally, Carboneras was a typical fishing village, and even if fishing still is an important part of the economy the town has widen its scope for income. Among other things, Europe’s largest facility for desalination is located just outside of Carboneras. Carboneras is a Spanish town in every sense and in summertime there are many local tourists coming from inland for some cooler weather by the sea. The beach promenade comes to life with pretty stands selling souvenirs and knick-knacks. There are several very nice fish restaurants by the beach. They are popular, and it is a good suggestion to check availability beforehand. Since Carboneras has desert climate it gets very hot in the summer and many spend the afternoons indoors and more time outside when it is cooler, and the sun has set.
If you are looking for a property for sale in Carboneras you can really strike a bargain. The international buyers haven’t really discovered the Costa de Almeria, so you can become one of the pioneers. The town has everything, an idyllic town square, historical buildings, beautiful beaches, closeness to stunning nature and very good restaurants. What are you waiting for?
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