A city full of history, with over five centuries of Moorish domain and another five of Christian domain since its creation, this is the place where different cultures come together. With the second most important fortress in Andalusia, after the Alhambra in Granada. A hundred of beaches all over 200 kilometers of coastline ensure finding the perfect one. Whether you are looking for a sea kayak adventure or to indulge in your first scuba diving experience in the Mediterranean, exploring Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park from sea is a must-do if you are visiting this moon-alike, surprising corner of Andalusia. But there is a whole range of beaches from rocky to sandy, from natural to urban, from accessible by car to recondite places to see wildlife in its purest state.