The Mar Menor South East of Spain
On the Costa Calida is a huge shallow inland sea of warm crystal clear tranquil waters separated from the Mediterranean by a long narrow strip (The Sleeve) of silver sand beaches
The Mar Menor in the South East of Spain is a huge shallow inland sea of warm crystal clear water separated from the Mediterranean by a long narrow strip (The Sleeve) of silver sand beaches...The Mar Menor in the south east of Spain is a huge shallow inland sea of warm crystal clear water separated from the Mediterranean by a long narrow strip (The Sleeve) of silver sand beaches and handsome developements of hotels luxury apartments and villas. Every water sport is available with participants able to choose between the tranquility of the Mar Menor or just yards away the surf of the Mediterranean. Broad cycle paths wind around much of the shoreline weaving through the rich farming land where the only obstruction is an occassional herd of goats.
Principally a resort for Spanish holiday makers there are many restaurants ranging from the luxurious to small tapas bars sometimes tucked away and needing to be discovered others clustered around palm lined squares or over looking the moorings of Marinas like Puerto Tomas Maestre towards the end of The La Manga Strip where a spectacular new lifting bridge tempts every one to get out their camera. Across the bridge and a few hundred metres on the right at the bottom of the Oasis building is a typical small Spanish restaurant that offers simple Spanish home cooking of incredible quality whose family staff display enormous patience and humour at customers stumbling efforts to manage the language.
The glamourous port and city of Cartagena is just thirty minutes away where several cruise liners can usually be seen bringing their passengers to visit the city and its festivals. The regions markets are fabulous with some featuring bread baked in the open and cooked meats prepared while you wait. Other stalls feature food ranging from the finest fresh vegetables to exotic fruits plus of course bargain clothing. Closer still are national parks where Lynx roam along wild shores and rugged landscape.
La Manga del Mar Menor is world famous for its beautiful situation and amenities, The Paradise Between Two Seas ,Spains Best Kept Secret, self catering holiday rental accommodation you can trust, choice and superb value for luxury apartments and villas between two seas. The sunniest place in Europe where you can really enjoy your holidays, Blue flag beaches and a fantastic range of activities from horse-riding, to sailing and from golf to scuba diving coupled with a mild climate make the Mar Menor a great family holiday location The Sleeve a short drive away are several villages such as Alcazares boasting gorgeous beaches and immaculate promenades.
Several airports are within easy travelling distance the regional airport being just forty minutes away. With only one road in and out of the The Sleeve and with adequate but discreet police presence crime is virtually unknown and long after midnight people still stroll between the places of entertainment on their own or in family groups without a care