Tourists choose Almeria

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Tourists choose Almeria
MOJACAR: Sought-after holiday destination for summer 2021 Photo credit: Ronald Saunders

AS Almeria prepares for its second summer of the pandemic it can also prepare for a good tourist season.

According to the online hotel reservations website www.quehoteles.com, national and international tourists are choosing Almeria this summer.

At present the Costa de Almeria one of Spain’s five most popular destinations along with the Canary Islands, Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and the Costa de la Luz on Andalucia’s Atlantic coast.

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The website also revealed that although future visitors are making province-wide reservations, Mojacar and Roquetas stand out as favourites.

“This summer could be the starting point for re-establishing national tourism sector,” www.quehoteles.com told Almeria’s provincial media.

All-inclusive holidays account for 30 per cent of Almeria’s summer 2021 reservations so far, which is seven percentage points up on 2019, the website said.


Holiday apartments bookings – 23 per cent of the tally to date – are three percentage points higher than in 2019.

“But the  most striking aspect is the great increase in refundable reservations, accounting for 99 per cent of the total.  Flexibility regarding cancellations is key for clients,” the website said.


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Linda Hall
Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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