The Region of Murcia is located in the southeast of Spain, on the Mediterranean coast.
The region consists of a number of districts, which incorporate 45 towns.
The overall region is relatively unknown to tourists so relatively un-spoilt compared to other areas of Spain.
With more than 300 sunny days a year, an average temperature of 21 degrees and 250 km of sandy beaches it really is Spains best kept secret.
It's not just for sun worshipping beach lovers; the region is also a cultural destination with cultural events, museums, festivals, historic remains, shops, sightseeing walks and hikes.
Murcia is a major producer of fruits, vegetables, wine and olive oil. This serves to a gastronomy of authentic Mediterranean cooking. Being on the coastline the fish and shellfish from Mar Menor are celebrated. However, the Region of Murcia is also well-known for its rice, sausages, preserved foods, nuts, aromatic plants, fruit and confectionery.
Mar Menor Holiday Apartment Address:
C/Abeto, 20, Mar Menor Golf Resort, 30700 Torre-pacheco, Murcia, Spain
San Javier Airport
Address: Ctra. del Aeropuerto, s/n, 30720 Santiago de la Ribera, Murcia, Spain
Welcome to Mar Menor
The flat is situated in Mar Menor in the region of Murcia in the south east of Spain.
Airports: The resort is located just 10 minutes from San Javier (Murcia) airport and approx. 50 minutes from Alicante airport.
Coast/Beach: There are 7 main beaches in the Los Alcazares area. This is around a 10 min drive from the resort. All hold Blue Flag Awards.
Skiing: Sierra Nevada Skiing Resort is 3 hours drive away.
Water Sports: La Manga, around 30 min drive.has ten water sports teaching centres (Escuelas de Vela).
City: Murcia city is a 45 minute drive from the resort. The city has a number of shops, museums, restaurants and a stunning cathedral. Categena city is around a 20 minute drive from the resort. This city has a beautiful marina and is full of ancient buildings, traditional Spanish cafes and restaurants.
Shopping: There are many tradtional spanish shops nearby in Los Alcazares and at the outdoor shopping centre Zenia, 15 mins away.
Keep up to date with everything to do on our Must See Murcia page.