Las Negras - Cabo de Gata

View of las Negras Cabo de Gata Spain

 

Years ago Las Negras was inhabited almost exclusively by fishermen, today the small town shares this activity with tourism. Half of it, little more than three hundred registered inhabitants, are foreigners, mostly Germans, who have chosen the Las Negras as his residence, attracted by the tranquility and beauty of the landscape. But if we go to the beach in the village can see the fishing boats every night still operating in its waters and walking around the town is still possible to come across a herd of sheep or goats from a local pastor. In contrast to the traditional houses and hotels can be found new construction despite its modernity not clash, since among other things respect the low altitude and the white color of the houses.

 

Fishermen in Las Negras Cabo de Gata SpainLas Negras get its named from the mountain which is on the left of the village, El Cerro Negro (The Black Mountain), a large mass of dark volcanic material, that because the effect of erosion has spread it over the sea and the beaches of the town, and fills the shores of stones of this color.

 

Due to the proximity of Beach Cala San Pedro, which has hosted since years a community of hippies, in the town is palpable an air of bohemia that is reflected in some establishments and homes.


 

Black Mountain Las Negras Cabo de Gata Spain

 


 

Route to reach Las Negras Spain


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