Isla de Alboran - Turismo Almería

Alboran Island

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About 40 nautical miles from the coast of Almeria is the unknown island of Alboran. It is less than a kilometre long with a flat terrain and swept almost continuously westerly winds or a levante wind.

Muslims christened this as “Navel of the Sea” and is believed to be the Moor pirate name almeriense Al-Borani used to take refuge on the island, where legend says he hid his treasures. On its surface are some botanical gems including the rare Audouin’s Gull. In its funds, the richness of the marine world. Today the island is considered as marine and fishing reserve.


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