Mil Palmeras means “a thousand palms” and the coastal town has a long history dating back to Roman times. The resort expanded in the 1980s as it developed into a popular tourist destination with sandy beaches and clean warm waters.
The beaches at Mil Palmeras are ideal for family holidays with soft white sands and clear seas. Just south of your holiday rental in Mil Palmeras is the Mar Menor, an inland lake with calm, shallow waters. The area is ideal for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling and diving. Kite surfing, windsurfing, kayaks, sailing and pedaloes can all be enjoyed along with boat trips and dive excursions. The Club de Golf Las Ramblas and Real Club de Golf Campoamor are just two of the many excellent golf clubs in the area. Further inland, biking and hiking trails such as the El Pinar de Campoverde show the natural beauty of the area along the River Seco. The area is known for its many religious festivals and carnivals which are also fun to join in.
The tower of Pilar de la Horadada is nearby, dating back to 1899. The local museum has artifacts dating back much longer in history with ancient coins, fossils and primitive tools. It also has exhibits about the flora and fauna of the regions. Torre de la Horadada, the nearby town, has modern plazas, good restaurants and a marina. You can stroll along the promenade in the evening, go shopping or people watch. Guadalest is a beautiful Valencian city in the mountains with an 11th century castle on a steep rocky crag. There are various museums there including the Micro-Gigantic Museum of Miniatures, the Motorcycle Museum and the Ribera Girona Museum. The ancient town of Cartagena is also worth a visit from your holiday home in Mil Palmeras.
Holiday rental homes on the Costa Blanca enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching 32°C (90°F) on the coast during the day and a little cooler further inland. In the winter season daytime highs average 16-21°C (61-70°F) with a few more rain showers during the cooler months. The off-peak months of May-June and September to November are very pleasant and sunny.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Mil Palmeras is San Javier (MJV) International Airport at Murcia, just 15 km away. Cheap flights are available from Ryanair, easyJet and Babybmi among other airlines. Car hire is available at the airports. By car, follow the A-37 motorway to Exit 770 signposted Pilar de la Horadada-Mil Palmeras.