Escape to a paradise unlike any other. Here you’ll find no crowds, no endless stretches of white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, or coconut beverages (…not that white sandy beaches and palm trees aren’t my thing), but here off Spain’s southern Mediterranean coast, you’ll find a much more rugged, and beautifully invigorating experience.
Cabo de Gata, is also known as the Nijar Nature Reserve, which UNESCO designated a Biosphere Reserve. One of the most arid regions of Europe, its unique climate offers breathtaking vistas, prickly pear cactus, agave and bright wildflowers, as well as dramatic coral and flourishing marine life. Although it might take a little extra work to get to, (aka: hiking), it sure looks like it may be well worth it. Continue reading →