Cala Panizo Holiday Homes & Villas(7)
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Cala Panizo is a beautiful town with a gorgeous sandy beach in the Cuevas del Almanzora municipality of Almeria. The beach has quiet waters with many reefs and rocky outcrops. It is ideal for families and those seeking a quiet and relaxing beach holiday with a self catering holiday rental in Cala Panizo.
Cala Panizo is ideal for swimming and snorkeling on the sandy beach. Beneath the calm waters are some wide abrasion platforms and reefs which are colonized by Neptune grass, also known as Posidonia Oceanica. The presence of this rare flowering species is an indicator of the clean pollution-free waters in this area. Shopping is popular on the local farmers’ market and at the fish market in Garrucha. Tennis, kayaking and golf are also available in Garrucha as well as horse riding in the hills and watersports including water-skiing, windsurfing or jet skiing. Keen golfers should head for the Valle del Este Golf Club, known for its beauty and variety in the challenging course.
A visit to the Alhambra Palace in Granada is a must for visitors. It is a scenic mountain drive to get there, around 250 km away. The Old Town of Lorca is another charming place to visit. Mojacar is just 25 km from your Cala Panizo holiday home and features a Moorish village on top of a craggy rock with wonderful panoramic views. Murcia is a pleasant old city with excellent shopping, churches and restaurants. Corte Ingles is Murcia’s famous Spanish department store, along with two major shopping centres and even an Ikea. Just up the road from Cala Panizo is Villaricos, an idyllic fishing village with age-old charm. It has a small harbour with a promenade for strolling and there are some excellent local fish restaurants.
Holiday rental homes in Andalusia enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching 30°C (86°F) in August with almost zero rainfall. In the winter season there is more chance of a shower and daytime highs average 17-21°C (63-70°F). The shoulder seasons of March to June and September to November are very pleasant for enjoying outdoor activities in the area.
The nearest airport to Cala Panizo holiday rentals is Almeria (LEI) airport about 105 km away. It is located 10 km east of Almeria city centre and has a high volume of tourists arriving daily from the UK and northern Europe as well as national flights from Madrid and Barcelona. easyJet, BMI Baby, Monarch and Ryanair fly into Almeria airport daily and offer cheap flights from the UK while Iberia Airlines are the domestic airline carrier. A hire car is recommended to reach Cala Panizo.