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Situated on timg20he Costa Calida or “Warm Coast”, the province of Murcia has over 170km of coastline dotted with wonderful Mediterranean beaches in addition to the largest salt-water lagoon in Europe – the Mar Menor, ideal for family bathing as the water here is calm and shallow and 5 degrees warmer than the rest of the Mediterranean. The local landscape is peppered with breathtaking cliffs, heavenly secluded beaches, lively seaports and natural coves of crystal-clear waters.

The Murcia Region is a privileged land, a perfect example of quality of life in the Mediterranean. It enjoys warm, mild temperatures (with an annual average of 21º C) over 310 sunny days per year and low rainfall which make it an oasis of well-being in any season.

Murcia – The city is described as one of the most beautiful and historic in the country. The city stands on the banks of the river and enjoys all year round sunshine. There is a great deal of Moorish influence in the city, not least of all the impressive city walls. After the re-conquest, the 20 mosques in the city were turned into churches. The Cathedral is the most highly prized building in the city. The first foundation stone was laid in 1388 by Bishop Pedrosa but it took four centuries to complete.

Cartagena – This historical city has a large ancient port, exceptional Roman ruins, temples, thermal baths and a spectacular Roman theatre. You can also find lively bars, restaurants and excellent shopping.

Caravaca de la Cruz – one of the world’s 5 Holy Cities, seat of the powerful order of Santiago from the X111 century, whose influence can still be felt in its historic old heart.

Lorca – a great historic city with guided tours available. Lose yourself in its streets, museums and artisan neighbourhoods.

Nimg29owhere else will you find such a diversity of historical, artistic, & gastronomic tradition within a setting of stunning natural beauty & ideal climate. Whether you are sampling Murcia’s fine gastronomy, playing the many sports, visiting the cultural heritage, or simply enjoying its nature & wonderful towns, Murcia offers everything needed to make your holiday an unforgettable one.

 

 

Most UK airports fly to Murcia (San Javier) Airport (MJV), which is 20 minutes from the resort.

  • Ryan Air – Stansted, Luton, Liverpool, Nottingham E Midlands, Prestwick and Dublin
  • Easy Jet – Gatwick and Bristol
  • British Airways – Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester
  • Jet 2 – Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Belfast Int, Newcastle and Blackpool
  • BMI Baby – Manchester, Nottingham E Midlands and Birmingham
  • Fly Be – Birmingham, Exeter, Guernsey, Norwich and Southampton
  • Monarch – Birmingham
  • My Travel Lite – Birmingham
  • FlyGlobespan – Edinburgh

Alternatively you can fly to Alicante Airport, (ALC) which is 60 minutes from the resort.

  • Easy Jet – Gatwick, Bristol, Liverpool, Luton, Stansted, Newcastle and Nottingham E Midlands
  • British Airways – Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester
  • Jet 2 – Leeds Bradford and Manchester
  • BMI Baby – Manchester, Nottingham E Midlands, Birmingham, Cardiff, Heathrow, Durham
  • Fly Be – Birmingham, Exeter, Norwich and Southampton
  • Monarch – Birmingham, Gatwick, Luton and Manchester
  • My Travel Lite – Birmingham
  • Air Scotland – Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester
  • FlyGlobespan – Edinburgh & Glasgow

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