Urb. Riumar im Ebrodelta

Find out more about Riumar and its surroundings

In the Riumar Urbanization , you will find various shops and services open year round, although it is in the summer months when all local shops and restaurants are open. Here on site you will find restaurants, bars and cafes, two small supermarkets, a bakery, fishing shops, a tobacco shop with local and international newspapers. In addition, there are several companies that offer a variety of activities. For your safety the Red Cross is located on the main beach of Riumar in the summer months.

Riumar is located approximately 8 km from the center of Deltebre. This town with around 11,000 inhabitants, has all the services and infrastructures typical of a community of this size: 24 hour medical center (including pediatric), banks, gas stations, supermarkets, garages, clothing stores, barber shops, massage parlors, etc.

Riumar is located just 85 km from the Reus airport , 160 km from the Barcelona airport and 200 km from the Valencia airport . The nearest train station is located in L'Aldea-Amposta-Tortosa (about 23 km). This station has connections to the main railway stations along the Mediterranean coast. If you arrive by car, from the AP-7 motorway, we recommend you take the exit 39A, about 14 km from Deltebre, which takes you directly to Riumar.

Holiday

As the name suggests, this small residential paradise, is lolcated next to the river- (= Riu) mouth that extends into the Mediterranean-sea (= Mar), directly in the Natural Park of the Ebro Delta. With more than 16 km of fine sandy natural beach and shallow sloping shores, Riumar is a favorite destination for families with children and nature lovers - in general for all those who want to escape the everyday stress and spend their holidays in contact with nature in the heart of a nature park.

Sport-fishing

The Ebro Delta is one of the 3 top sport fishing areas in Europe. The diversity and abundance of fish in freshwater and also in saltwater are the reason that every year thousands of anglers visit the Ebro Delta.

For you as an angler, we can offer a wide range of services. As we are ourselves anglers and know this area, we can inform you about all aspects of fishing. Experience unforgettable thrills and a unique fishing experience.

Even if you have never fished, or have only fished with a small pole from the shore, you can try this sport by booking a fishing trip with a guide. If you prefer something quieter, then hire just a small boat and spend a restful day with you family in the fun-filled waters of the Ebro Delta.

Ornithology

The Ebro Delta was declared a nature park in 1983. For this reason, the massive building, which is very characteristic of the Mediterranean coastal area, was stopped in this region. In addition, UNESCO recognized the Ebro delta in 2013, as a biosphere reserve.

The Ebro Delta is home to a wide variety of more than 360 species of birds that visit our region throughout the year. For this reason friends of ornithology find a lot of activities to watch the various birds here. For this Riumar Pura Natura recommends specialized companies such as Audouin Birding Tours because you can book excursions with expert local guides who know where to locate the birds in each season.

Photography

Geographically Riumar is located on a plain situated 25 km into the sea at the tip of the Ebro Delta.Less than 100 kilometers away are the mountains of Montsià and Els Ports. Riumar’sprivileged location creates a unique light in the stunning, ever changing sky, which has inspired many photographers, painters and other artists. The different landscapes: rice fields, sand dunes, beaches, as well as the Ebro River, the birds etc. are a muse for many artists. Many of the ads in magazines and TV have been filmed in our area, as well as many movies such as "Sahara" with Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz, and even music videos, such as the famous U2 song "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb"

Sports

The Ebro Delta is a 320km² plain. This means the entire delta is flat, making it ideal for hiking and cycling. The Nature Park recommends various routes to explore the magnificent scenery of the Delta.

As the region is located between the Ebro-River and the Mediterranean Sea, you can enjoy exercising and a variety of water sports: swimming in the sea, kayaking, paddle-surfing, kite -surfing, ridingin one of the excursion boats, renting a boat (with or without a license), waterskiing and wakeboarding, not to mention sunbathing on the spacious beaches. Specialized companies such as Delta Nature can offer you a wide range of activities for the whole family: 4x4 trails, horseback riding, guided tours to the mussel banks, etc.

Attractions

Starting from Riumar you can do interesting excursions - for example, by car to the nature park Parque Natural de los Puerto de Tortosa Beceit or take a bicycle tour along the “Via Verde”.

The city of Tarragona is located 75 km from Riumar, and is an ideal place to experience a bit of culture and to visit the archaeological site of Tarraco, which was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Near Tarragona you can spend a fantastic day with friends and family at the theme parks Port Aventura or Aquopolis.
Barcelona, Europe's tourist capital, is located 180 km from Riumar. There you can famous visit touristsites such as La pedrera, El Parc Güell, La Sagrada Familia, or be enchanted with a charming walk downLas Ramblas or through the El Mercat de la Boqueria.

South of Riumar, you can visit in Benicarló "El Jardin del Papagayo" or stroll through Peñiscola and visit the castle which dates from the year 1307th.

Valencia is 190 km south of Riumar with its Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias where you can take part in different activities.

For motorsport fans, there are several karting tracks, such as Karting Vendrell located 115 km away or Karting Salou,78km away andKarting Benicassim.

Fans of big events can admire the Motorcycle World Championships or training such as: Circuit Ricardo Tormoin Cheste, Valencia 220 km; Motorland Alcaniz, Aragon 142 km ; or Montmelo200-km away in Barcelona where every year the Grand Prix Formula 1 is held.


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