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Beautiful Spanish Mediterranean Coast: 2 Weeks Road Trip in Spain

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Our extensive two-7 days itinerary for the Spanish Mediterranean Coast is a wonderful way to uncover iconic modest metropolitan areas and villages on the Mediterranean Coastline of Spain and amazing mother nature. It is fantastic for these who do not like currently being on the go and traveling with little ones. A lot of classic highlights are not aspect of the itinerary, but we identified Spanish architecture in the quiet villages and the heat society in the coastal towns.   

Exactly where we stayed

The to start with week we stayed at Vera Playa Club Hotel near Almeria. It was our 3rd time to selected the Vera Playa Club Resort for our journey to Almeria. The vacation resort has a massive and perfectly-shaped swimming pool and a little indoor pool. Attendees can also engage in chess and minigolf without having spending an further expense. We like the vacation resort for two motives: its restaurant terrace is ideal upcoming to the seashore, and a direct walkway from the resort compound to the seashore. Even though possessing diners, we could also love the sea check out and check out the sunsets. 

Vera Playa Club Lodge is the initially naturist resort in Spain. Guests ought to be nude in the pool place at all hrs, but the relaxation region is optional. It was a distinctive variety of vacation working day in an reliable oasis. Nonetheless, we desire it there due to the fact of its site, advantage, child-welcoming services, gourmet food stuff, and many others.

In the next week, we stayed in Hotel Cara Font in close proximity to Salou. The Lodge is freshly renovated and is up coming to a public seashore. It is a standard seashore holiday getaway lodge that targets households with youngsters. Through the high seasons, recurrent buses run to the town of Salou. From Lodge Cara Font to the principal beach front of Salou, the length is about 4 kilometres, and a element of the climbing trail Camí de Ronda. 

Summary of the itinerary

The itinerary of the Highway Trip along the Spanish Mediterranean Coast is as abide by:

  • 1st Working day: Arrival
  • 2ed Working day: Seaside of Vera Playa
  • 3rd Working day: Mojácar Pueblo in Andalucía
  • 4th Day: Alcazaba of Almeria
  • 5th Day: Playa de los Cocedores, Aguilas
  • 6th Day: Quite Playa seaside
  • 7th Day: Drove to Cala Font near Salou
  • 8th Day: Camí de Ronda (from Hotel Cala Font to Punta del Cap de Salou)
  • 9th Day: Salou
  • 10th Working day: Sitges
  • 11th Working day: Tarragona
  • 12th Working day: Camí de Ronda (from Resort Cala Font to the seaside of Salou)
  • 13th Working day: Montblanc, Salou at evening
  • 14th Working day: Generate back again to Frankfurt

The sites we frequented are all inside a single hour of driving length. We nonetheless had a good deal of time immediately after excursions. For that reason, we did not pass up out swimming in the sea and chilled out in the pool.

1st & 2ed Day

The areas we visited are all inside a single hour of driving distance. We nonetheless had loads of time just after the excursions. For that reason, we did not overlook out on swimming in the sea and chilled out in the pool.

Upon examine in, we have been also offered towels for the pool. It was previously late afternoon, and we took the time to chill out following to the pool.

The following day, we resolved to loosen up following to the pool or swim in the sea. The Mediterranean Sea experienced a temperature of 28 levels, even bigger than the pool! On that day, mainly because of the high waves, we experienced to choose safeguards when heading into the drinking water. The lifeguard was also very notify and walked along the seashore.

3rd Working day: Mojácar Pueblo in Andalucía

Mojácar Pueblo is a common whitewashed village and just one of the most charming places in Almeria. It is just a couple kilometres absent from our lodge. Mojácar Pueblo is little but comprehensive of surprises. Mudéjar architecture, winding narrow streets, stunning corners, and whitewashed houses are the finest objects for my shots.

4th Working day: Alcazaba of Almería

Almeria is about 1 hour of driving time. Alcazaba of Almería is the most significant fortress designed by the Arabs in Spain and a relic of Spain’s fascinating historical past. We adopted Google navigation but failed to get to the parking place. Thus, we experienced to park on the street specifically subsequent to the palace and a garbage dumping spot.

The newly renovated Alcazaba of Almería includes three areas, residing quarters and baths, the palace properties, and the ruins of a castle created by Ferdinand and Isabella immediately after they took the metropolis in 1489.

5th Day: Playa de los Cocedores, Aguilas

On the way to Aguilas, we stopped at Playa de los Cocedores, a seashore famed for coves. The beach is little with a fifty percent-round bay. It is a great photographic spot.

Águilas is a pleasant port metropolis positioned on Costa Cálida. I like its characteristic black-and-white striped lighthouse, a windmill on top of the hill, graffiti stairways, and the castle-fortress of San Juan de Águilas, which are one of a kind in the city. Places to eat provide many meals at reasonably priced costs. In just one eatery near the waterfront, we tasted crispy fried eggplant fingers. I am not a lover of eggplant for the reason that of its vegetal bitterness, but its sweet crispy coating and golden brown have content my urge for food.

6th Day: Really Playa seaside

With a further working day to go, we made a decision to enjoy our final day on the beach front and upcoming to the hotel’s pool. The resort also offers evening leisure, with are living audio and dancing overall performance. The courses finish at midnight. So, in the early early morning, only a several guests joined us swimming. We spent some time in the pool and right after lunch in the afterwards afternoon, when most friends came into the pool, we went into the sea. Significantly out of the seaside, we nevertheless got shoulder deep and stood on the sandy base. This is just one of the greatest beach locations together the Spanish Mediterranean Coast.

7th Day: Drove to Cala Font close to Salou

It took us about 6 several hours to push to Salou. Nevertheless, due to the lunch split, we have been on the street the entire day. When we eventually arrived at the Hotel Cala Font, we could not park in entrance of the hotel to unload baggage and examine in, so we drove to a close by no cost parking area.

Later on, we observed that tourists could park practically just about everywhere together the streets or in some unpaved parking parts in the forests.

8th Day: Camí de Ronda (from Resort Cala Font to Punta del Cap de Salou)

The seaside path Camí de Ronda near Salou has a size of 6 kilometres. The path operates alongside the shorelines and coves and is a fewer touristy spot. We went in direction of the Cap Salou but turned back shortly before the Cap Salou. It was sultry temperature with an air temperature of 34°C. We neither carried more than enough drinking water nor experienced suitable shoes for the climbing since we underestimated the trail. The very best detail to do was to neat down and refresh in the sea. 

So, we hurried to bounce into the h2o or rest on the beach front! 

9th Working day: Salou

In the early morning, Salou was silent. But commencing from lunchtime, the seaside was particularly entire. The promenade is properly organized, with a palm tree alley, statues, fountains, etc. We wandered by means of the centre aimlessly and dropped in quite a few souvenir retailers to great ourselves down given that most retailers had air conditioning.

All around lunchtime, all places to eat have been open and occupied by only a couple of visitors. Most dining establishments with a sea see offered interesting menus but no air-conditioning. It’s like a furnace outdoors, so how would I get pleasure from the food on their outside seats then? 

A few streets from the waterfront, the KFC with air-conditioning was open up. It was so comprehensive that we had to wait for quite a lengthy to get our meals.

10th Working day: Sitges

Sitges is a great working day excursion spot from Barcelona along the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Not like the whitewashed Spanish villages, the Catalan city of Sitges is renowned for its LGBT-pleasant community. In advance of coming into the old city, I was now attracted by the sights out together the picturesque shoreline. The quaint aged quarter has cobbled alleyways lined with quite a few palaces.

The Church of San Bartolome and Santa Tecla (Església de Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla) is seen from considerably away and is reachable along the seaside. From the outdated city, we walked to Ermita de la Trinitat de Sitges, a small chapel on the hill, and then back again to the outdated quarter.

11th Day: Tarragona

The historic quarter of Tarragona continues to be mainly untouched and features these as narrow alleys, the Roman Amphitheatre, a Cathedral constructed at the highest stage of the funds, etc. It is a city complete of surprises with 1000’s of yrs of civilization.

It was scorching sizzling on that day! Even so, we took a lengthy walk from the centre to the Balcony to the Mediterranean, a splendid viewpoint open to the sea over the seaside. About lunchtime, we could not bear the heat and dropped into a Japanese restaurant on the major street La Rambla Nova which experienced to be air-conditioned and made available an all-you-can-consume Sushi lunch buffet at 13,50 Euros per man or woman!

12th Day: Camí de Ronda (from Resort Cala Font to the seashore of Salou)

In accordance to the map, the observe from Cala Font to Salou ought to be less difficult to wander. Nevertheless, we however packed adequate drinking water and put mountaineering footwear on. When seriously perspiring, we have been pleased with the purely natural and scenic natural beauty of the beach locations and coves alongside the way. Camí de Ronda is 1 of the best mountaineering trails on the Spanish Mediterranean Coastline.

13th Day: Montblanc, Salou at night

Montblanc is one particular of the best-preserved medieval walled towns in Cataluña. It is compact but has a number of Romanesque and Gothic monuments to see. In the Spanish high summer season, wandering all around in this sort of an old town is the best way to escape the sunshine and heat waves.

On the other two evenings, we drove to Salou but unsuccessful to find parking. In the night, those sunbathers arrived out of the water and crowded the streets, eating places, and shops. Tourists from the neighbouring village also came to be part of the evening things to do. For that reason, on the third night, we took the local bus and arrived in the centre of Salou as an alternative.

14th Working day: Push back again to Frankfurt

On the way back again to Germany, we stayed overnight at Ibis. And in the future working day, we handed Nancy of France to have a swift lunch in the centre ahead of heading back to Frankfurt.

Spanish Mediterranean Coast Journey tips

There are quite a few beach locations along the Mediterranean Coast of Spain. So, if probable, you should try distinct shorelines during your vacation because they are wonderful and significantly less crowded.

If you really don’t have a motor vehicle, you can rely on the community bus company BusPlana, which presents common expert services from Ribarroja to Bellaterra, alongside Costa Dorada. The Bus organization has details booths in various destinations, these types of as downtown Salou and Cala Font, supplying maps and selling tickets. You should normally examine its timetable domestically simply because the internet site might not have the latest information and facts.