People of all ages will enjoy the resort of Roquetas de Mar and it is especially popular with couples and families. The transfer time from Almeria airport in to Roquetas de Mar is around 45 minutes, leaving you with plenty of time to take in the scenery and get an understanding for the location of the resort. The beach in Roquetas de Mar is very popular and has been awarded with the European Blue Flag for cleanliness. Many of the hotels own parts of the beach and offer sun loungers and parasols to their guests. You will also find a lifeguard on duty during the peak summer seasons. The accommodation in the resort mainly consists of hotels and apartments. The hotels tend to range from 3-4-stars and offer a range of board basis from bed and breakfast to all-inclusive. The apartments all offer self-catering and have all of the facilities that you need included.
If you enjoy sports, then Roquetas de Mar is definitely a resort for you. There is a sports centre there housing tennis, squash, a swimming pool and a golf course. If this isn't enough, then you will find a children's funfair as well as go-karting available in resort. Water sports are hugely popular in the resort, and you will find snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, jet-skiing and water-skiing. There are many excursions that you can try such as visiting the Tabernas desert, water parks or some of the old villages located around Spain.
There are plenty of cuisines on offer in Roquetas de Mar such as Chinese, Italian, Spanish and British. You will also find a lot of seafood, especially near the seafront. All food is very reasonably priced and very popular with both tourists and locals. There are many open air bars and pubs in the resort with themes, karaoke, cocktails and live entertainment. There are also some nightclubs offering a range of different music. You will also find that many of the hotels have entertainment during the evenings, with a couple even being home to casinos and live shows. There are many shops selling clothing, jewellery, shoes, souvenirs and other little crafts. You will also find a few markets selling small crafts. The public transport in Roquetas de Mar is brilliant with a reliable bus service taking you to other resorts such as Almeria. There are also trains that take you to other destinations such as Madrid.
Roquetas de Mar actually some of the best weather in Europe. June to September offer the best weather in Roquetas de Mar, with pure sunshine all day and warm evenings. The temperatures rarely fall below 30°C during the summer months, with the winter months seeing temperatures of at least 16°C. You will have around 12 hours of sunshine a day in the summer and 6 hours in the winter. Roquetas de Mar is a popular destination all year round as it is so warm and dry. Any rainfall that does fall is more than likely seen between October and March. There is a slight coastal breeze, so summer temperatures remain bearable.