La Manga del Mar Menor is idyllically situated right
by the mediterranean sea in the south-east of spain, in the region of
Murcia, here you will find one of the sunniest areas in Europe, whit
320 sunny days a year. As well as being an area of great historical and
cultural interest the region of Murcia is a strongly developing growth
area. Among others, the building of new main airports is planned before
the year 2006, just 10 km north of Cartagena, and it is planned to establish
35 golf courses.
La Manga del Mar Menor is one of the most sought after
areas by the Mediterranean sea, a paradise between two seas with
an extense offer to tourists, including all kinds of sea sport activities,
pleasure boat port, restaurants and a active night life during the summer
months. Several golf courses are to be found close by and the famous
golf course “La Manga Club” is situated only 10 km from La Manga, where
the yearly football tournament, “La Manga – Cup” is held. The small Spanish
fishing village “Cabo de Palos” is worth a visit thanks to its mixture
of originality and Spanish culture.
The Beaches strech
long the coastline on both sides of La Manga, offering the opportunity
of a long and refreshing walk along the waterline. For those who feel
like lying on the beach and relaxing in the warm sun, it is easy to find
a pleasant spot on the soft sand.