Natural Monument San Andrés Island
Natural Monument San Andres Island is a small, rocky, whale-shaped island with an extension of 1.5 hectares and is composed of a group of two islets ("the big island" and "the small island") which is located in front of the municipality of Carboneras, 400 meters from the Puntica Beach.Its volcanic character gives it a wild aspect, both on the surface and on the seabed. You can also see the remains of a small volcanic crater, and numerous cracks and caves that house an important marine fauna: groupers, castanets, maidens, thrushes, bream, mojarras, obladas and espetones. It is also a great place to practice diving.
Its proximity to the coast and its low height allows the settlement of nests, and its isolation makes it a quiet feeder for various birds: seagulls, terns and terns. Being surrounded by a considerable meadow of algae glass that gives a blackish tone to its clean and clear waters.
SAN ANDRÉS ISLAND, DECLARED NATURAL MONUMENT
By Decree 250/2003, of September 9 (Boja of September 30), the Governing Council of the Junta de Andalucía decided to declare the Island of San Andrés as a Natural Monument. This islet is located in the municipality of Carboneras (Almería) and is adjacent to the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata, it is a well-known point of immersion of the Diving Centers. From now on, therefore, the dives that are carried out there will have to respect the regime of preservation of this new protected natural space.
ALL ABOUT CABO DE GATA
1.- Mónsul Beach 2.- Genoveses Beach 3.- El Playazo 4.- El Arco Beach 5.- San José Beach 6.- Agua Amarga Beach 7.-Peñon Blanco Beach 8.- Los Muertos Beach 9.- El Barronal Cove 10.- El Plomo Cove 11.- San Pedro Cove 12.- Los Amarillos Cove 13.- Lance Cove 14.- En medio Cove 15.- Arena Cove 16.- Los Toros Cove 17.- Las Negras Beach 18.- La Media Luna Cove 19.- San Miguel Beach 20.- Rajá Cove 21. La Fabriquilla Beach 22.- Embarcadero de los Escullos Beach 23.-Carnaje Cove 24.- Carboneras Beach 25.- Carbón Cove 26.- Higuera Cove 27.- Grande Cove 28.- Cuervo Cove 29.- Chica Cove 30.- Príncipe Cove 31.- Bergantín Cove - 32.- Las Amoladeras Beach - 33.- La Almadraba Beach 34.-Ancon de Cabo de Gata Beach 35.- El Algarrobico Beach 36.- Torre Garcia Beach
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