Mar Menor | Murcia
Surroundings around Los Flamencos
Los Flamencos has an amazing location close to several beaches and Mar Menor allows you to practise many different water sports due to the ideal weather conditions. Along the Calblanque coastline nature reserve, you can enjoy the imposing unspoilt and golden sandy beaches as well as rocky coves. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year and an average 19-hour average, there are many days for golf lovers to enjoy one of the 3 golf courses at La Manga Club Resort, just 15 minutes away by car. For the fifth year, La Manga Club Resort has been awarded the "Best Hotel / Golf Resort" recognition in Spain by the newspaper "Today's Golfer". Less than 2 km away is Cabo de Palos, a charming fishing village with lots of character and its magnificent lighthouse, from which you can enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean and the whole of La Manga. Cabo de Palos offers a variety of services as well as a gastronomic range, including the local dish of Caldero. There are many diving clubs that offer a wide range of activities, for example a visit to the Islas Hormigas, a nature reserve where a biodiversity coexists. Los Flamencos is next door to Salinas de Marchamalo, a series of lagoons dedicated to salt extraction and a refuge for the overwintering waterfowl, and the Flamingos. The surroundings are full of trails perfect for hiking and cycling, during which you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Mar Menor and witness amazing sunsets. The cultural city of Cartagena has more than 3000 years of history and is only located 30 km away. Cartagena's harbor, fishing, shipping and recreation opportunities have made it a very popular tourist destination. In the city center there is "Teatro Romano de Cartagena", a museum with Roman anthems and an amphitheater. During the year there are several music and film festivals, "La Mar de Músicas", "Cante de las Minas", "Cartagena Jazz" and "Semana Santa" and the Carthaginian and Roman festivals declared as international tourist interest.