Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This is a beautifully furnished spacious apartment at Ribera Beach complex located in Mar de Cristal, within walking distance of the blue flag beaches of the Mar Menor. The complex has a good size shared pool and a children's pool.
It is fully furnished with a modern kitchen including a dishwasher and ceramic hob and has built in wardrobes in both bedrooms.
It has an excellent sized and well shaded main balcony with a wooden furniture set, for outdoor dining and sunbathing. The owners also have two bicycles, which can be used free of charge.
The complex is 5 minutes walking distance from the beach, with a marina offering water sports and a fishing area. it is also within 10 minutes drive from the world-class La Manga Club ( a Ryder Cup golf course) and the popular La Manga strip featuring a great choice of restaurant and clubs.
The Mar Menor is a sheltered water way with beautifully warm waters , and is considered to be very safe for bathers and especially children. Across the La Manga Strip and nearby is the Mediterranean Ocean for contrast.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||1/3 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: San Javier, Nearest railway: Los Nietos|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
La Manga Del Mar Menor
The apartment is in Mar de Cristal which is an up and coming area. The surrounding village has a selection of shops and restaurants and is only a 5-minute walk from the beach.
There is a weekly street market in Mar de Cristal and the neighboring villages, selling a wide selection of fruit & vegetables, meat, fish, household goods, clothes and much more.
The world famous La Manga Golf Resort is a ten minute drive away. Here you will find a host of activities, including golf (a Ryder Cup course), tennis and spa facilities and the Hyatt Hotel. There are a good selection of bars and restaurants and the club is open all year round to the public.
The area is a golfing paradise with numerous facilities within a 30 minute drive.
The adjacent National Park is perfect for hill walking cycling and sightseeing for nature lovers.
The La Manga Strip is a 10-minute taxi drive away and offers a host of eating and nightlife opportunities for both young and old, along the 13km 'strip'.The 'Strip' which is at times one a few hundred wide, separates the waters of The Mar Menor from The Meditarranean Ocean.
Carthagena is the nearest large city, approx 20 min. drive, with ample shopping. The old city near the marina is very picturesque and has been renovated beautifully with traffic free streets. This is a beautiful area to eat out at night and sample the local atmosphere with a lovely mix of local and tourists. It also a refurbished Roman amphitheater where works are ongoing. The port area is well worth a visit with restaurants and panoramic views.
The regional capital, Murcia city, is 30 minutes away and is a large modern city, with even more shopping and dining facilities.
Alicante (and its major airport) is 90 minutes drive away, with Benidorm a further 30 minutes north along the coast. Here you will find fantastic theme parks which young and old will love.