Coastline development has now reached 100 per cent in Vera and 56 per cent in Mojacar.
Almeria was relatively untouched by the 60s building boom which made Torremolinos both famous and notorious but the 70s brought development which outstripped Alicante’s and hotel accommodation increased from 9,138 hotel beds to 17,440 in the space of nine years.
Environmental impact was still taken into consideration at this time, with 215,000 hectares of officially protected land, but the 90s heralded a return to unchecked development.
El Ejido now has an urbanisation adjoining Punta Entinas, regarded as one of the
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This level of building, plus its inevitable infrastructure requirements, brought irreversible changes to the landscape, say environmentalists, turning