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Cabo de Gata, Almeria, Spain
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Great day with the combined hike at Cabo de Gata. Perfect day trip or afternoon break when you don't want to sleep during Siesta :)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RachelC104
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

It’s a really nice drive through the park and up to the lighthouse. This is Spain though, so don’t speed at all as there are speed cameras in the park (fines for even 1 Km/h over the limit start at €100 plus the admin fee...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place to go to take pictures. You will enjoy nice views and calm of the nature. It makes sens to travel there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 354huguess
Reviewed December 5, 2018

All lighthouses are very similar, this one is a typical variety. Nothing special, quite good views, not quite the 12 apostles though! Some reviews mentioned the twisty roads but the coaches didn't have any trouble nor did we in our motorhome!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LoBommer
Reviewed November 20, 2018

First off, the drop-offs on the steep, curvy hillside road that takes you to the Lighthouse ruined the whole experience for me. I'm warning anyone who has the fear of heights: skip it, not worth it. Also, there is absolutely no vegetation there, just barren...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amira M
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

The drive up to the lighthouse is worth doing. The road is a bit twisty in places and a little narrow too. The lighthouse itself was unaccessible but the views were good.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Dont miss a trip here. The views are stunning. You drive there, up to a car park right on the point. Beautiful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank richardbU1488KX
Reviewed July 27, 2018

It happened a few years ago. I arrived at the lighthouse at Cabo de Gata and left the car at the parking lot; then I took a path and went down to the cliff. Sharp rocks emerged from the blue sea, irresistible attraction for those...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank giovanni f
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The road to the lighthouse has big potholes and is very narrow in places with high drop offs into the sea. One sees the rugged volcanic coast but go on beyond the lighthouse up the old road that is no worse than the initial stretch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chrisbeeoxford
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Pictures say it all - it’s beautiful - although I’m afraid to say not immune from the blight of plastic bottles. The drive up is challenging with windy roads but saw plenty of folk walking and biking though I’d suggest that’s advanced at least! Worth...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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