A final dip in the sea at Roquetas de Mar

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September is here, and it’s the ideal month if you’re looking for good weather and uncrowded beaches.

The hotel Vincci Selección Envía Almería Wellness & Golf 5* Almería is located in the resort of La Envía Golf, just 10 kilometres from Roquetas de Mar, a corner of Andalucía that simply invites you to unwind.

What to do in Roquetas de Mar

This region of Almería has a rich natural heritage, an example of which are the beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters. We’d recommend you go for a swim at the beach of Aguadulce, seven kilometres from our hotel. It’s an urban beach, but extremely tranquil and it boasts a blue flag. You can also explore virgin beaches such as Rompidillo or Cerrillos – San Agustín.

Beach at Aguadulce. / Photo: viajardespacio.com.

*Beach at Aguadulce. / Photo: viajardespacio.com.

The ecological importance of Roquetas is best seen in the Punta Entinas-Sabinar Nature Reserve, a landscape of dunes, beaches and spectacular lagoons. There are a number of routes in the area, either walking or on bike, and you can see animals, especially birds, that many will have never seen before.

Punta Entinas-Sabinar Nature Reserve. / Photo: foro.tiempo.com.

*Punta Entinas-Sabinar Nature Reserve.  / Photo: foro.tiempo.com.

Roquetas de Mar’s three proudest treasures are: its beaches, its nature reserve, mentioned above, and its history. A history crowned by the Castle of Santa Ana, a military fortification with Arabic origins located by the lighthouse, which today houses exhibitions and cultural events.

Castle of Santa Ana, Roquetas de Mar. / Photo: objetivoalmeria.ideal.es

*Castle of Santa Ana, Roquetas de Mar. / Photo: objetivoalmeria.ideal.es

Take a walk around the old town and make sure you visit, among other landmarks, the church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario, the town hall and the port, where you’ll find fresh fish brought in every day by the local fishermen.

As to entertainment, Roquetas de Mar offers a wide range of activities. Over 13 kilometres of beachfront promenade you can dine in the many restaurants on offer, or on the beach try your hand at watersports such as windsurf or sailing a catamaran. The area has a huge range of alternatives, such as a theatre [link in Spanish], an aquarium, the water park Mario Park [link in Spanish] or a trip round the shops at the Gran Plaza shopping centre.

Gran Plaza Shopping Centre, Roquetas de Mar. / Photo: parquecomercial-granplaza.com

*Gran Plaza Shopping Centre, Roquetas de Mar. / Photo: parquecomercial-granplaza.com

Luxury hotel close to Roquetas de Mar, Almería

Our hotel Vincci Selección Envía Almería Wellness & Golf 5* Almería is a perfect place to unwind. Immersed in nature, it gives you all the relaxation you deserve and offers you a wide range of activities.

One of its charms is the golf. It was the first of the five star hotels in the province of Almería to specialise in the sport, and La Envía Golf is an impressive 18-hole oasis covering 36 hectares, with which the hotel has special agreements and discounts for our guests. It’s located on the slopes of the Sierra de Gádor, in unbeatable surroundings.

La Envía Golf, Almería.

* La Envía Golf, Almería.

At Vincci we care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, and for both what could be better than a spa? Vincci Selección Envía Almería Wellness & Golf 5* Almería has a Nammu Area Spa, with a thermal circuit where you’ll guided by a professional who will explain the benefits of each treatment. Visit the 5,000 square metre Wellness zone and get to know the wide range of treatments and aesthetic medicine on offer.

Chromotherapy at the hotel Vincci Selección Envía Almería Wellness & Golf 5* Almería.

*Chromotherapy at the hotel Vincci Selección Envía Almería Wellness & Golf 5* Almería.

The hotel has 127 perfectly equipped rooms distributed over seven floors. You can choose from a standard room right up to a Grand Suite… everything has been tailored to meet your needs.

But the hotel has even more to offer: a covered pool, an outdoor pool, an outdoor terrace, conference rooms, cots, concierge service, gym, hairdressers and a playroom. It’s a world of luxury, entertainment and relaxation right by Roquetas de Mar and the city of Almería itself.

So come and have a final summer dip in the sea with Vincci!

 

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