The Mar Menor is separated from the Mediterranean by a narrow strip known as just 'The La Manga Strip' only 22 kilometers (14 miles) long called La Manga del Mar Menor. Its sandy beach and crystal-clear waters have made it one of the highest regarded tourist resorts on the Mediterranean, a paradise between seas for all types of water sports and activities that can be practiced at its numerous clubs and sports schools.
La Manga del Mar Menor is world famous for its beautiful situation and amenities, The Paradise Between Two Seas ,Spains Best Kept Secret, self catering holiday rental accommodation you can trust, choice and superb value for luxury apartments and villas between two seas. The sunniest place in Europe where you can really enjoy your holidays, Blue flag beaches and a fantastic range of activities from horse-riding, to sailing and from golf to scuba diving coupled with a mild climate make the Mar Menor a great family holiday location
It is not just the spectacular selection of blue-flag beaches and history of Mucia that attracts many visitors to this region, it also boasts a spectacular coastline and one of the most famous of its stretches is The La Manga Strip. This unique up and coming area situated on the Costa Calida or The Warm Coast is an ideal location for sea lovers and with the Mar Menor on one side and the Mediterranean on the other it almost feels like an island.
As the sun sets over the horizon, you can enjoy the serenity of the scene over a glass of wine before heading to the vibrant atmosphere of the La Manga bars and restaurants. Or, feel free to linger and be hypnotised by the lights shimmering over the mill pond, The Mar Menor.
The Costa Calida is served well by two airports; Alicante which is 90 minutes by car and Murcia (San Javier) which is 40 minutes by car. There are many Low cost airlines such as Ryanair, My Travel Lite, EasyJet, Jet2, BA, Monarch and Flybe, all fly to the region and new routes are being released all the time.
Murcia San Javer Flights are available from nine different airports in the UK and through six different, UK based low cost airlines. The flying times for all flights to Murcia Airport from the Uk is around 2 hours and 30 minutes.