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Cabo de Gata, a true highlight of the Mediterraneum

It happened a few years ago. I arrived at the lighthouse at Cabo de Gata and left the car at the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
giovanni f
Some Good Views Beyond the Lighthouse

The road to the lighthouse has big potholes and is very narrow in places with high drop offs into... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 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

Thank giovanni f
Reviewed 14 July 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

Thank Chrisbeeoxford
Reviewed 23 January 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

Thank meehal1090
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place very similar to the Lizard in Cornwall, UK. Beautiful crystal clear waters if you can make it down to the beach.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It's a bit of a drive off the beaten track but well worth the journey, some of the roads are badly pot hold. Great scenery.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Drive around coast through some fairly poor areas. The salt lagoons and bird reserve hides worth a visit if interested in bird life.

Thank rosemaryyoung3
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The lighthouse offers great views and photo opportunities. The road up to the lighthouse is very good and a walk down the left hand side from the lighthouse brings you to a great diving spot.

Thank Si B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

First of all, a full view of the lighthouse opens from the road. It only takes a few minutes while driving along the serpentine. It's impossible to stop there, on serpentine, so need to be attentive not to miss the moment when the scene of...More

Thank Dalmik
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The cape offers beautiful views but offers no public services: no bar, no toilet, no garbage cans. This place could be managed in a better way.

Thank DH65
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Scenic drive from Carboneras but worth it. Road good right up to the lighthouse. Good views. Stop on the way back and see the Flamingos on the lakes

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