Our bright, airy and comfortable apartment with rooftop solarium and terraces to front and back provides an ideal base for enjoying the wonderful holiday destination of Los Alcazares.
It is situated in the well-maintained secure 'El Divino' complex, with 2 shared pools in attractive surroundings, and is just 5 minutes walk from the attractive plaza with a wide choice of bars and restaurants, and 10 minutes from the blue-flag beaches. Many excellent golf courses including the famous La Manga Club, and the historic port city of Cartagena are within a 20 minute drive.
We have recently purchased a new king size double bed with a memory foam mattress for the main bedroom.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia (San Javier) 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Private solarium with canopy and sunloungers and terraces to front and back of apartment
Swimming pool lifeguarded in July & August.
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions
Towels and linen provided and apartment cleaned before and after each let (included in cost). Additional cleaning is available at extra cost if desired during longer lets.
The Mar Menor is a salt-water lagoon of 128km sq with a sea temperature of 5 degrees above the Mediterranean. The area enjoys an average of 320 days sunshine a year. The mineral-rich water of the Mar Menor is revered for its health-giving properties and is listed by the World Health Organisation as one of the healthiest places on earth. The Mar Menor is also considered as one of the best areas for sailing, windsurfing and jet-skiing which can be practised all year round.
The historic Mediterranean port city of Cartagena is 15 miles away. There is much to see and enjoy here with evidence of ancient architecture dating as far back as 227 BC including a Roman amphitheatre dated around 1 BC and the original 13th century cathedral. There's also a Museum of Maritime Archaeology and the city centre offers a fine array of shops interspersed with Roman relics. You can even peer down through a glass pavement and see the ancient cobbled street below.
Music and other festivals are an important feature of Cartagena's culture; in July the city hosts the world music festival 'La Mar de Músicas', while there's the International Jazz Festival in November, and in September the city's colourful history is brought to life in the form of the festival of 'Carthaginians and Romans'.
Los Alcazares boasts 7 kilometres of blue flag beaches ideal for bathing and watersports. The town is bustling in the summer months and is peaceful for most of the rest of the year but there is plenty to see and do all year round with over 300 days of sunshine annually. There are various festivals held in the town each year, the most notable is the Water Festival in October, which the whole town attend, this consists of wind surfing races, barbecues and music of all kinds throughout the day.
Los Alcazares has one of the most beautiful beaches on the Costa Calida. Its palm lined promenade stretches about 4 Km to Los Narejos and is Blue Flag all the way. Los Alcazares promenade is very popular for evening strolls and cycling. The town still has thermal baths, which have existed since Roman times and he bay is famous for visitors with rheumatic, arthritic and skin problems, at one part of the beach there is a natural mud bath which is revered for its therapeutic benefits.
There are many beach bars and playgrounds for young children along the promenade. There is a water centre on the beach which is a haven for water sports such as Jet -Ski's, kite surfing, sailing boats, parasailing, canoeing and fishing.
Bicycles are available to hire locally. For more information see www.los-alcazares.com. The Mar Menor has three excellent golf courses at hand, and also a driving golf range 10 mins drive away. There are three water parks and a zoo a short drive away.
There is a wide choice of bars and excellent restaurants within walking distance, offering authentic Spanish, Italian, English, Chinese, Thai and Indian food at very reasonable prices. There is also a large supermarket within walking distance of the complex and a number of takeaways.