Venture into Vera

Bull fights, the flamenco and exuberant fiestas – you'll find all these famous traditions in and around the traditional town of Vera and a whole lot more.

Vera gives you the choice of mountain life, blue flag beaches, fantastic modern facilities for tourists, unusual desert towns and some of Southern Spain's most fascinating sights.

Spaniards often talk about Las Españas or The Spain's because the country is so diverse and this pretty town is a real testament to that.

More reasons to like Vera

Reason One: Vera itself is made up of both a timeless mountain village and a buzzing beach resort Vera Playa, just a stone's throw away. It also hosts the country's largest nudist resort.

Reason Two: Southern Spain is the closest part of Europe to Africa, so summer can last up to seven months of the year and the dry climate is good for arthritis, amongst other ailments.

Reason Three: There are many ways to spend each day; splashing in the waves, hanging out in Hollywood theme parks, exploring caves, hiking through volcanic hills or strolling through electic towns.

Reason Four: In and around Vera, there's a fiesta almost every month of the year and these are no ordinary parties; they are carnivals of colourful costumes, fireworks, banquets and traditions that go back centuries.

Reason Five: If you're lucky enough to buy or invest, MASA can hand pick from dozens of perfect properties for you and we always guarantee the lowest prices.

The walled town of Vera represents the best of authentic Spain, its white buildings sandwiched between sun baked desert sand on one side and the Mediterranean sea on the other.

Steeped in tradition, this is the home of bull fights, the flamenco and some of the most exuberant fiestas found throughout the country. In short, all of those iconic images and traditions that help make the country famous.

Vera is also well placed for visiting a number of different places and on the hottest of days a visit to Vera Aqua Park is a great day out for all the family.

Other places to visit are Mini Hollywood, where some of the great spaghetti westerns were filmed, the deep Caves of Sorbas and the wild beauty of the Cabo de Gata Natural Park.

You don’t have to go far to find great beaches, it’s only a short 8 km drive to the coast.

Vera has 6.8 km of fine white sandy beaches, all well maintained and with clean, crystal clear water.

Las Marinas beach has its own promenade and holds a Blue Flag for its clean sand and sea and excellent water sports facilities.

This beach is accessible for anyone with mobility problems, with ramps for wheelchairs so those with limited mobility can enjoy the beach and swim in the sea.

Puerto del Reu has similar facilities and though very busy throughout the summer months, it’s a great place for kids to make new friends.

Because of Vera’s excellent climate, Playazo de Vera has become established as the longest naturist beach in Spain. The best time to swim here is in the mornings when the sea is usually beautifully calm.