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Make a holiday apartment in Nijar your home away from home

Nijar holiday homes would provide the comfortable and homelike accommodation for a delightful family holiday in the Almeria area. There’s lots to see close by, from the traditional ceramics industry in Nijar, breathtaking natural landscapes of the Cabo de Gato and the fascinating Moorish history of the city of Almeria. For beachtime Nijar apartments are in a handy location, with a fine choice easily reached to the east, south and southwest. Families have a wonderful choice of accommodation here in buildings that have been whitewashed in the traditional style, but many apartments in Nijar are also more intimate and designed for couples.

Things to do

-Beaches. One of the best places to experience the Mediterranean in the Almeria area is Las Salinas, a Blue Flag beach with golden sand and moderate waves that make it great for sports like windsurfing. Closer to Nijar is Los Genoveses Beach, a stunning natural beach accessed via a path that wends its way through dunes and scrub. It’s a kilometre in length and has calm waters, great for swimmers.

-Natural scenery. The town of Nijar is just to the north of Cabo de Gata Natural Park, the largest protected coastal area in Andalucia. It’s a mountain range next to the sea, with precipitous cliffs, steep gorges and a wealth of caves and sheltered beaches. The sea here has lots of small outcrops and islands, while the waters are known for their excellent clarity and thriving nature, which makes diving and underwater photography especially popular here.

-Family attractions. Thanks to the arid landscape, the Almeria area became a favoured shooting location for westerns in the 60s – many of Sergio Leone’s best works were filmed here. The original sets have been preserved and form the basis of the Mini Hollywood theme park, where you can watch a range of live shows with stuntmen and horses. Also at this attraction is a zoo and museum devoted to film.

-Local culture. Nijar is a town with a strong reputation for its handicrafts. The local ceramics industry has thrived since Arabic times, and the pottery created at several workshops around Nijar is still infused with Moorish designs. When it comes to heritage, you can head for Plaza de la Constitucion, where the Church of Santa Maria has a 16th Century tower that was originally constructed as a defensive lookout.

-Almeria. This city was established in the 10th Century by the Moorish Caliph of Cordoba as a harbour and coastal defence. All around the Almeria you can spot buildings and other remnants that point to its Arab past – the Alcazaba castle is from the 900s and dominates an entire neighbourhood of the city with its triple defensive walls. The cathedral was also originally a mosque, and still retains hints of this former status, blending them with renaissance architecture from the 1500s.

Weather in Nijar

Nijar has a dry Mediterranean climate, with just shy of 3000 hours of sunshine a year. Rain occurs almost entirely in the winter months, with extended wet spells almost unheard of in summer. If you come to a Nijar holiday rental in the warmer months then it’s worth being prepared for hot weather. Temperatures exceed 30 degrees regularly in July and August. Even early and late-summer gets highs in the mid to high-20s. The rest of the year is pleasantly warm, apart from the three winter months of December, January and February, which are mild, with highs of 17 degrees.

Travel to Nijar

Almeria Airport (LEI) is the airport used by most people visiting holiday homes in Nijar. It has connections to numerous cities in Britain, generally via budget airlines, with traffic that is heaviest during the summer. The AP-7 Autovia del Mediterraneo is a toll road that will take you all the way to Nijar from the airport, and the drive shouldn’t take more than 25 minutes from the terminal. Public transport is quite limited here, so use of a car is recommended. Almeria is served by long distance trains and bus routes, linking it with the major Spanish cities.

Excellent! 4.3/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #6126854
22
Viewed 184 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #656681a
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Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1883131
3
Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8027546
2
Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #30142
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #6878885
6
Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6944264
2
Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #1952682
2
Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1868986
11
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1057243
2
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6649759
6
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
House #1662976
8
Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6641389
17
Viewed 83 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cabin #1880175
6
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1663606
12
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #2022876
13
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
House #1652208
5
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1083376
10
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1996281
3
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6553798
5
Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6861546
1
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #6104251
9
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6113854
6
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1787448
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Apartment #1677527
2
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #6323432
5
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #1355145a
1
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Studio #6354936
9
Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #6169682
19
Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(56 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
House #6398894
56
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals House #8262331
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6860121
1
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6852771
1
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1069564
16
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6769003
1
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #1141397
7
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Villa #1772205
13
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #6497742
3
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals House #8262331
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #524611
11
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Townhome #679114vb
2
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #82067
15
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Guest House #6808890
1
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #6914688
1
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #6165349
12
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #851590
13
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #6296624
4
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1686935
1
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals House #1678581
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Multiple rentals Apartment #1677527
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours

Níjar Holiday Homes & Apartments (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

An absolutely stunning house, perfect for getting away from the everyday!

5 of 5
A very modern house which feels exciting to vacation in. Spacious, fully equipped, wonderful fresh water pool, and huge amounts of space particularly outside on the tiered terrace with great view of the mountain and other stylish homes. Stylishly furnished with some quirky details which give you a lovely impression of the owner. The owner, Carmen, is incredibly helpful and friendly, and provided great info for the stay. Very comfortable, immaculate and perfect for a get away with style and comfort. Very friendly and helpful housekeeper.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

This is a beautifully renovated house with an immaculate interior, set in stunning surroundings.

5 of 5
The pictures don't do justice to how amazing this house is. It has everything you'd need and the setting is very special. The morning sun rises to the front of the house over the wild flowers and succulents of the garden and sets behind the mountains which can be seen from the back garden. The back garden feels like an inside outside oasis room where you can relax, eat and cool off in the pool. And there are multiple tables to sit and eat different meals at. Being inside the Cabo de Gata park feels special and the nearby beaches are testament to the areas appeal. We cycled into the mountains and there are amazing routes through old railway lines and up into the hills or the climb up to the observatorys where you feel on top of the whole region. Don't miss tapas at the bar in Fernan Perez which is a short stroll away where your euros seem to stretch a very long way! And thanks to Adela for her restaurant recommendations, La Gallineta is definitely on our repeat visit list. We'd love to come back again and thanks for sharing your beautiful house with us. Corin & John London
  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017