Welcome to our holiday home in Cartagena, Spain. An apartment with a double en-suite master and 2 twin bedrooms, walking distance to beach, communal pool. Full air conditioning. High speed WiFi. Play station with Netflix. We highly recommend hiring a car from the airport. The nearest airport is Murcia International (30 mins) or Alicante (1 hr and 15 mins) The Mar Menor beach 10 minute walk from our apartment in the beautiful resort of Mar de Cristal ( sea of Crystals). This salt lake lagoon is famous for its health properties and has the famous mud spa treatment centers in nearby Lo Pagan. The water is typically 5 degrees warmer than the Mediterranean and has a diverse Marine life including sea horses for the snorkelers among you.
The marina is 10 mins walk away and has a lovely restaurant and water sports centre. Further along the Promenade there is another water sports centre.
La Manga is one of the most sought after Golf resorts in the Spain and has many celebrity endorsements, it is 10 minutes drive from our apartment. La Manga golf resort also has excellent Tennis facilities and many other sport facilities as well as a wealth of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.
We are a tram ride away from the famous Phoenician/ Roman city of Cartagena. Teaming with ruins to explore, beautiful port and boat ride to its fort, it is a must to spend a couple of days.
For those who like shopping there are many options available in both Murcia and Cartagena. Further away there is the La Zenia Boulevard and Torrevieja.
We have a water Park within 20 minutes for those hot days with children.
a 10 minute drive will take you to La Manga strip, a famous Peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean and causing a divide between the Mar Menor and The Mediterranean sea with stunning beaches and plenty of tapas bars, bistros, cafes, restaurants,shops and chiringuitos.
A must do visit is Cabo de Palos, an absolute gem. The harbour is beautiful with many restaurants to sit,eat and enjoy the sea views.
Cabo de Palos and La Manga are some of the most sought after diving and snorkeling spots in Europe. The lighthouse is beautiful to visit and the many chiringuitos along the beach fronts are a must.
Puerto Mazzaron is another beautiful port that has wonderful beaches and restaurants.
If you love fine dining you could not be in any better place. Fresh fish brought daily by the local fishermen to the restaurants guarantees delicious Tapas and menu choices.
If you love the great outdoors we have many national Parks. Cablanque is a few minutes drive from the apartment and offers great cycle tracks and hiking. Plenty of wildlife to observe, and bird watching.
Costa Calida can be a spring board for you to visit many other parts of Spain. Trains from Murcia and Cartagena mean you can travel to other Spanish cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Granada and Valencia.
There is an elavator and the apartment is suitable for wheelchairs.