Los Alcazares on the magical shores of the Mar Menor has been a top tourist resort since the Moors discovered the therapeutic properties of the salt water lagoon, resulting in the building of luxury holiday villas by the Arabs, Romans and Moors. Unknown to many people, Los Alcazares, Spain is one of the best kept secrets in the country. The World Health Organisation has listed Los Alcazares as one of the healthiest place to live in the world, and the Roman Baths which still stand are renowned among sufferers of arthritis and rheumatic pains. Taking a Los Alcazares holiday rental villa is an ideal place to relax, recuperate and recharge whilst on holiday.
As well as being the world’s largest health spa, the Mar Menor is one of the best places for water sports, partly due to the flat, sheltered nature of the lagoon, and the fact that water temperatures are on average 5?C warmer than the already pleasant temperatures of the Mediterranean. Sailing, canoeing and windsurfing possibilities are endless, and diving and sailing schools in Los Alcazares are the ultimate place to learn the skills and techniques to really enjoy the sports in open water.
Holidays in Los Alcazares accommodation has the benefit of 7km of fine sandy beach to choose from, backed by a state of the art promenade, which houses all the facilities you could need whilst staying in a Los Alcazares holiday rental.
Walking and cycling along the coastline of Mar Menor are excellent choices for a days entertainment from a beach villa in Los Alcazares. The golf courses in the area are also reachable by bicycle from an apartment in Los Alcazares, with new courses being designed all the time, and the La Manga Club just a few minutes drive from Los Alcazares villas.
Los Alcazares is also famous for its celebrations, fiestas and festivals. La Huerta, celebrating market gardening in August, the Festiviada de la Virgin del Carmen in July and the annual Carnival in February further transform the town into colourful, lively destination.
The charming town of Los Alcazares has a great range of shopping, restaurants and boutiques to entertain keen shoppers and ‘foodies’.
Just around the coast, La Manga is a famous stretch of land between the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor, offering over 40km of beaches. Not only do you get the choice of seas to bathe and play in, but you can also choose between a range of excellent golf courses and sporting facilities.
With over 320 days of sunshine every year, and annual temperatures averaging 18?C, a holiday rental in Los Alcazares is an ideal place to bask in winter sun or sunbathe in scorching summer temperatures. The palm trees which line the promenades tell a story of a magnificent year round climate.
The San Javier Airport (MJV) in Murcia is just a ten minute drive from the self catering Los Alcazares holiday rental villas, meaning that you can be on the beach within hours of leaving home in the UK. There are many daily flights from across the UK supplied by a range of carriers.