One of the prettiest beaches in Spain, Los Muertos in Carboneras, open for summer season

RESTRICTIONS: This year there is a limit on the number of people allowed onto Los Muertos and on Carboneras’ other six beaches. CREDIT: commons.wikimedia.org isol https://web.archive.org/web/20161013070846/http://www.panoramio.com/photo/10321126

PLAYA de Los Muertos, regularly voted one of the prettiest beaches in Spain, is open for the summer season.

Carboneras council reported that Los Muertos, famous also for featuring in Hollywood blockbuster Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade starring Sean Connery and Harrison Ford, is now fully prepared for beach-goers along with the municipality’s six other beaches.

The local authority explained that all the services set out in this year’s municipal beach plan are now operating, along with a contingency plan due to the Covid-19 situation.

This means there are limits on the number of people allowed onto all seven of the beaches, in accordance with health authority instructions. There are also notices feature specific recommendations and cleaning services have been reinforced on the beaches themselves and for the showers, toilets, foot washers and other infrastructure.

“The people of Carboneras live from the beaches and the sea as an essential part of our daily life, get-togethers and fun”, remarked Tourism councillor Isabel Hernandez, also pointing out they are “one of our main attractions for attracting visitors in the summer months.”

CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Carboneras

She said it is therefore “an absolute priority” for the local government team that they “reach tourism excellence through quality municipal services.”

Three of Carboneras’ beaches – the El Ancon, Las Marinicias and Los Barquicos-Los Cocones boast blue flags this year. They, along with El Corral, also have the Q for Tourism Quality distinction.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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