Vera Playa is located in the south-east corner of the Costa Almeria above Mojacar.
It gets its name from the town of Vera, in whose area it lies, and which is about 8 kms inland. The nearest town, however, is Garrucha, about 5 kms to the south. Garrucha is an attractive and growing small town with a wide range of restaurants, shops and other facilities.
Vera Playa itself is a seaside area that takes in the area from Puero rey to to Villaricos about 5 km in total. The beach at Vera Playa runs north-south and the council-designated naturist beach is approximately 1km long and the unofficial or traditional naturist beach extends about another kilometre. Although the area saw a lot of development twenty years ago it is still mostly low rise hotels and Family Villas.
From Vera Playa you can take a day or two out at the Aquapark. Parque Aquatica Vita near Villaricos.The old town has some pleasant restaurants and there are even more in nearby Garrucho.