Alojamientos El Velero


The biggest Natural Park in Andalucía, Cabo de Gata,
where you will find an infinity of beaches and inlets.

Beaches and inlets in Cabo de Gata



Our accommodations are located in the neuralgic centre of the town of San José, right in the middle of the Cabo de Gata Natural Park (Almería). This little town is surrounded by pristine beaches and inlets, many of those rewarded with the blue flag which corresponds to the higher level of quality in terms of cleanliness and quality of the water. Some of them appear constantly every year in the ranking of Spain’s best beaches. Their names are: Playa Mónsul, Playa de los Genoveses, Playa de los Muertos, Playa el Playazo, Playa de Agua Amarga, Playa de las Negras, Playa de los Escullos, Cala Enmedio, Cala San Pedro, Cala Rajá, Cala Arena, Cala del Plomo. Check them out!

Playa de
San José

This is the biggest beach in San José with its 850m long and averages 42m large. Next to it there are some other smaller but even more enchanting beaches: El Solarete, La Cruz and La Calilla.

 In San José’s beach you will find clean sand, crystal clear and shallow waters. In proximity of the local harbour it offers great services and entertainments for kids as well as for adults. From this spot of the Natural Park you will be able to enjoy every day breathtaking sunsets.

In this beach you will have all the comforts to spend a very nice time. It provides easy access for people with reduced mobility, toilets, outdoor showers, bars and restaurants, lifeguard, football fields. There also are bike, kayak, and paddle surf rentals.

In San José there are many great restaurants, fast food and bars nearby the main beach where they serve any kind of meal. Most of them specialize, of course, in seafood since many of them are fishermen themselves. The specialties are in fact fresh seafood cooked in different ways and paella, the real star of the whole area, made with seafood only or mixed with meat and vegetables.


A perfect summer holiday where San José and its beaches, made of fine sand and crystal clear water, will deliver all the tranquillity and relaxation you have been dreaming of in the previous months. You will have at your feet all the Mediterranean gastronomy, water activities and many other amazing experiences. You are in the perfect place, come to enjoy a dream holiday here in SAN JOSE, CABO DE GATA NATURAL PARK (ALMERIA).


The town of San José is located in a sheltered bay surrounded by tall rock formations. The bay offers a beautiful sight of the landscape and different beaches, besides its own. The closest and most famous ones are Playa de los Genoveses and Playa de Mónsul only 2 and 5 km away respectively.


With a population of about 800 inhabitants that in the summer can multiply by 3 and 4 times, it is the jewel in the crown of the Parque Natural Cabo de Gata.


Pueblo de
San José