Stunning marina and sea views
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This luxury air conditioned 1st floor apartment is in a prime position at an exclusive part of the strip with stunning 180 degree front line views over the marina, Med, Mar Menor and mountains beyond.
There is a large 26m pool and short tennis court surrounded by a grassed area with palm trees. We have free wifi, full air conditioning (cool/heat), two double bedrooms with balcony and great views, a well equipped kitchen and two bathrooms.
Long stretches of unspoilt beaches and the famous therapeutic mud are only a few hundred metres away, and a great variety of water sports close by.
The marina has many excellent restaurants and bars and from here you can take boat trips, hire boats, go on a diving trip or take the foot ferry across the Mar Menor.
Historic Cartagena is 40 mins away with great shopping, attractions and Roman monuments.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Med and Mar Menor|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia San Javier 45 km, Nearest railway: Cartagena 30 km|
|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
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||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, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The lounge area has two sofas, a tv and dvd/cd/video player.
A selection of English TV channels are available on the Astra 2 satellite box (including BBC, ITV etc). I also have European channels on the Astra 19 satellite box (including English, French, Spanish, American etc). I also have Spanish digital TV. There is a DVD library, books and games.
Free Wi-fi is available in the apartment. If you bring your wifi device you can watch international TV channels via the internet for free and your subscribed Sky channels for a small fee.
The dining area has seating for four people with an extending dining table.
Both bedrooms have balconies and great views of the marina.
The property is air conditioned in both bedrooms and lounge.
|Further details outdoors|
The wide south facing balcony has a patio table and four chairs with views over the marina and the Mar Menor.
It is a relaxing place to sit in tranquil surroundings and watch the boats sail by. We are close to the marina entrance so there is always plenty of activity to watch from the comfort of the balcony.
There is an outdoor pool (about 200 meters away) open 1st March to 31st November, and short tennis court surrounded by a grassed area with palm trees.
The property has a lift. There is ample free parking in the private off road open air car park.
Each apartment accommodates 4 people with one double bed and two singles. For the comfort of future guests the apartment is exclusively for the use of non-smokers and pets are not allowed.
Arrival and departure times are flexible and can be agreed prior to departure.
Included in the rental rates are electricity, linen and towels.
Optional welcome pack available for £12 & £25. Cot and high chair available for rental.
I will need a deposit of 10% to confirm your booking. Balance of payment is due 28 days prior to arrival together with a refundable key deposit of £100. The key deposit will be returned within 7 days of your departure.
The Murcia region
The La Manga Strip has a unique position in Europe, between two Seas, the Mediterranean Sea and the crystal clear waters of the Mar Menor. The apartment is located overlooking the largest marina in the area, near the tip of the strip.
This part of Spain is famous for its salt lakes (salt is a major export). This has a major knock on effect on humidity levels, and as a result the air is much dryer than in other parts of Spain & Europe. The low humidity levels coupled with a mild climate, means the WHO (World Health Organisation) have rated this part of Spain one of the healthiest climates on the planet.
The Mar Menor is an immense lake of warm, tranquil salt water, rich in salts and iodine and noted for its therapeutic properties. The waters are a magnificent natural swimming pool with temperatures maintained by a sun that shines for an average of 320 days each year. The maximum depth of 6.5m makes it an ideal location to enjoy the many water sports available.
La Manga Strip
The two distinct seas, soft breezes, sunny days and significant sporting infrastructures makes La Manga a water sports paradise. No one need travel far to practice their water sport ; sailing, diving, water skiing, kite surfing, windsurfing, jet skiing and most other nautical sports.
Apart from the water sports, La Manga offers a great variety of other activities to suit all tastes such as guided walking tours, horse riding, fishing, pleasure flights, costal hikes and bird watching at the nearby nature reserves. Blue flag beaches and boat trips also make this a favourite place for all the family. There are boat trips from the marina to local islands in both the Med and the Mar Menor. One of the boats (which sails past the apartment) has a glass bottom to view the marine life.
The world famous La Manga Club is 20 minutes drive away with many quality golf courses close by including DeVere Roda Golf, La Serena and Hacienda del Alamo. There are tennis clubs with courts open to the public all year round, plus paddle tennis and squash. In addition there is a roller-skating rink and full size go-kart track. The road which runs through La Manga has been built with a cycle-lane and there's an absence of hills throughout the strip. Free cycle hire nearby.
The historic cities of Cartagena (40 mins away) and Murcia (60 mins drive) are well worth visiting for the shopping, Roman monuments and sightseeing. Cartagena is full of interesting architecture, has many museums, and an historic marina with tourist trips around the harbour. The shopping in the historic centre is great. Murcia also has a zoo, water park and acquarium.
There are small towns nearby for sightseeing and shopping including Los Belones and Santiago de la Ribera. You can take the foot ferry from the marina to Santiago de la Ribera, the Spanish air display team practices here.
Further afield you can take a scenic tour through the local mountains or visit the flamingos at the San Pedro salt lakes.
You don't need a car to enjoy a holiday here since buses run up and down the strip all day and there are bus services to the local towns such as Los Belones and Cartagena.
Relax and enjoy - in La Manga you can rest, practice sport and also get to know the local history, or participate in the traditional fiestas of the area, the choice is yours.
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7 Sep 2013
"Excellent apartment complex"
This apartment is in a lovely complex with a relaxed and friendly pool area. From booking until the end of our stay the owner and the letting agent were very attentive, helpful and also supplied use w… More
Thanks for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. I would like to mention that our favourite restaurants are close by at the marina where there are over twenty restaurants and bars, so you don't need to travel far for an excellent meal and great views of the marina or Mar Menor.
12 Dec 2011
"Relaxing place with great views of marina"
The apartment has wonderful views over the marina and it was most relaxing to sit on the balcony and watch the boats sail by. The apartment had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. We very much enjoyed both the Mar Menor and the Med beaches, the Mar Menor being shallow and calm and great for a bit of snorkelling. The local bus was useful for getting around and the local supermarket was very handy for the nights we ate in. We would recommend the ferry trip over to Santiago de la Ribera and the city of Cartagena which was most interesting. We are certainly looking forwards to a return visit.
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