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Things to do in Roquetas de Mar

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The top 21 attractions in Roquetas de Mar

Villages in Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas de Mar
From the nautical center to the staff, it was it a pleasant experience. The kite course has changed my attitude towards sports. The teachers were well prepared and friendly. Being able to enjoy a walk in the wonderful Paddle surf beach of Las Palmerillas was like being in paradise. There is a kind of Algar giant called Posidonia where you can almost touch the bottom with rowing and appreciate that kind of reef. The water is very clear and clean. We were able to attend party, which takes place every month, and where between good music, weather, a healthy environment and sports it was like it was ready for me! Recommended 101%. Greetings and thanks to Team AWA.
Beaches in Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas de Mar Beach
I was visiting a friend's house in Roquetas de Mar, I suggested we take a walk in the area around the lighthouse and boardwalk and saw that I could take a picture of the lighthouse and the beach from a tiny dam . I got in the water, the water was a bit choppy and I feared that the camera would get wet but in the end it was worth the risk, this was the only way to capture the beauty of that area of ​​Roquetas de Mar. I also took photographs of people that watched a ship arrive, others were loading a boat in the harbor and a father and son who were fishing calmly on the other rocks that were right in front of my position, and other places that caught my attention.
Nature Reserves in Roquetas de Mar
Punta Entinas Sabinar
The place Entinas Sabinar Natural is in the west. It is around 2000 acres of wetlands, dunes, beach and mountain. It is a place that is unknown by many, and neglected by the institutions, and it has great value for its many species of birds that breed here. Well worth the visit to discover the flora and fauna.
Shopping Malls in Roquetas de Mar
Great Plaza Shopping Center
The Gran Plaza Mall, the biggest in southern Spain, was opened in the year 2002. There is a supermarket (Eroski) and over a hundred local fashion, home, accessories, food, leisure and hospitality services, spread over 2 floors. It also has 3,000 parking spaces that are covered and and additional 700 that are uncovered. They have wide aisles, a bright interior, interior colors and a lot of thought put into the customer at the center of its features.
Castles in Roquetas de Mar
Santa Ana Castle
The Castle of Santa Ana, also known as Las Roquetas, is a 17th century fortification which for years served as a refuge for the few inhabitants of the municipality residing in the port area. A fire destroyed most of it, leaving only one of the towers that has since been preserved and integrated into the project of recovery of this historic facility, completed in May 2003. Now, the castle has lots of showrooms exhibiting interesting paintings, photographs and sculptures from the local area. Of particular beauty is the courtyard, which hosts concerts and theatrical performances mainly during the summer. I would recommend a visit.
Of Cultural Interest in Roquetas de Mar
Sabinal Lighthouse
When I need to breathe deeply, to think freely, to talk alone, mourn without prejudice, scream and no one would listen, meditate long as I like, look at the sky dream, sleep by the sea and the stars. I'm not moving from there, I don't want to be rude awakened and wan to hold onto my boundless joy, so here is my modest tribute.
Streets in Roquetas de Mar
It's nice to walk along the promenade of Roquetas de Mar. It is several kilometers long, not very wide, is fully pedestrianized and runs between the beach and the apartments and hotels that occupy the first line. I especially recommend having a drink in one of the many bars that are on it. Notice: During the day and night there are many vendors.
Beaches in Roquetas de Mar
The Romanilla Beach
The beach is made from small pebbles but this is almost preferable because of the almost constant wind. This beach is ideal for everyday, close to everything and perfect for an evening stroll.
Zoos in Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas de Mar Aquarium
It's darling, 13 or 14 euros/person, children are cheaper, but I guess the animals are difficult to keep alive. It is relatively small and they lack typical species, but it is very well fitted and decorated, very clean and safe. They have a pool where you can touch the rays which is very interesting for children and there are times when they feed and that is interesting too.
Waterparks in Roquetas de Mar
Markets in Roquetas de Mar
Harbors in Roquetas de Mar
In the center of Roquetas de Mar, the port is both fishing port and marina with various services, such as fish market, offices, toilets and docks. In 2008 the marina was awarded a blue flag. This port isn't for huge yachts like those moored in Puerto Banus, but the picture is very nice.
Music Venues in Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas Bull Square
Music Venues in Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas de Mar Theatre - Auditorium
The theater auditorium has comfort and equipped with facilities and can hold a capacity of 1300 people. Facilities includes: reception, cloakroom, nursery, media room, cafe. The place also houses concerts of all types, and entertainment for everyone. Access to the theater is superb. Among the shows you will also find interesting cultural events and sports.
Music Venues in Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas de Mar Amphitheater
The Amphitheatre Roquetas de Mar in a modern theater with a capacity for 1,300 people with shows and concerts from 3 different areas of the amphitheater. Services include wardrobe, nursery school, media room, cafeteria for the public, 16 dressing rooms and rehearsal rooms. They offer great plays and musicals from around the world.
Tourist Information in Roquetas de Mar
Tourist Office
The Tourist Office of Roquetas de Mar is in an elegant building in the center of town, it is the perfect place for those who don't want to miss any of the village and its surroundings. With extended hours and friendly staff it is full of brochures. Open September to June. In summer time: Monday-Friday from 9:30-14:00 and 17:00-19:00. In winter time: Monday-Friday from 9:30-14:00 and 16:30-19:00. Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and long weekends: from 10:00-13:00. July and August: From 9:30-14:00 and 17:00-20:00 Monday to Saturday. Sundays, holidays and long weekends: from 10:00-13:00.
Concerts in Roquetas de Mar
Music Venues in Roquetas de Mar
Lighthouse of Roquetas de Mar
The Lighthouse of Roquetas de Mar, is a representative place and has a long history. Restored, it has various cultural exhibitions (painting, photography, etc.) and musical-type events throughout the year. The amphitheater has a capacity for 700 people. It highlights the beauty of a unique environment where you can enjoy outdoor activities, especially in summer.
Activities in Roquetas de Mar
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The best things to do in Roquetas de Mar

When looking for things to do in Roquetas de Mar there is a wide range of options. For example, there are several monuments to visit. You can start at the Castillo de Santa Ana, which is now a museum which hosts various cultural events and is one of the great places to visit in Roquetas de Mar. Another important Roqueta de Mar attractions is the watchtower of Cerrillos, dating from the Moorish period, and the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, an eighteenth century temple which preserves a Jesus de Perceval Tower altarpiece.

Other things to see in Roquetas de Mar are the lighthouse, the Chapel of the Holy Cross, and the Archaeological Site of La Ribera de la Algaida. This site is a collection of archaeological remains discovered in 1859 and declared of cultural interest. It is one of the most important attractions in Roquetas de Mar.

Besides seeing monuments, other Roquetas de Mar activities include enjoying the amazing beaches. The most famous is the beach in Aguadulce, followed by La Bajadilla and Las Salinas. If you search for stuff to do in Roquetas de Mar, you will find information about the waves, wind, and current status of each of its beaches. And if you still have time, do not forget to sample some local cuisine such as Gurullos with lobster or zarzuela, which is a combined seafood dish. You won't be stuck for what to do in Roquetas de Mar!