Mountain Biking in Mojacar, Almeria, Andalusia Spain

Number of trails:
Over 30
Mojacar is a municipality, located at 90 km/56 mi away from the center, in the southwest of Almeria province. This village lies between Carboneras and Garrucha, bordering the Sierra Cabrena mountains and the Mediterranean sea. The village has been inhabited by Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans throughout the ancient times, leaving as a legacy behind their architecture style. The whole village is build on the top of the hill with white traditional buildings surrounded by a big labyrinth of small narrow streets.

The mountains in combination with the 17 km/10.5 mi seafront make it an excellent spot for mountain bikers. Temperatures vary with colder months being January and February and warmest July and August.

The terrain is generally flat, low above sea, with long seaside routes. If you are a mountain enthusiast, there are  up  to 30 routes to explore. The most famous is the Castle Macenas and the Turre routes where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the area. Other routes to go for: Sierra Bedar and its mines, Manaka beach, Sopalmo and Lubrin. Plan a trip to Sierra Cabrera, an ecosystem in the mountain, with geological formations unique in Spain.

Depending on the arrival period, be prepared for the sun and the heat. Visit mountain bike clubs, organise trips, or if you get lucky join the mountain bike marathon. There are some bike shops in area, hiring and repairing bikes.