The Lower Guadalentin district of Spain is located within the Murcia Province, to the south of the country. Visitors who are considering spending their holidays in Lower Guadalentin will discover that there is a great choice of self catering accommodation available for rental here. The majority of the rental accommodation in the region is to be found within Alhama de Murcia and Totana, the main towns within the region. Here visitors will find a great choice of apartments and character townhouses. Holidaymakers will also find larger villas and casas in the surrounding countryside.
Visitors spending their holidays in Lower Guadalentin will discover that the region is relatively unspoilt by the tourist developments which are to be found closer to the coast. This means that visitors can experience the natural attractions of the ‘real’ Spain during their stay in Lower Guadalentin. They may wish to explore the unspoilt valleys and sierras of the region, much of which have been designated as National Parks. The pine clad mountains of Sierra Espuna are especially popular amongst hikers and walking enthusiasts.
As a complete contrast, golfing enthusiasts may wish to improve their handicap in one of the many extensive courses to be found in the region. Especially popular are the Hacienda del Alamo and Altorreal golf clubs.
There are a number of archaeological and historically interesting sites and buildings to be found within the Lower Guadalentin region of Murcia. The renaissance and baroque style of the buildings to be found in the centre of Totana make the town a popular draw for visitors enjoying their holidays in Lower Guadalentin. The hilltop town of Alhama de Murcia is dominated by the ancient remains of an angular tower and the 18th century baroque Church of San Lorenzo. The remains of the town’s roman baths are another fascinating find.
Of course, the majority of holidaymakers to this region of Spain will not feel that their trip is complete without dipping their feet in the warm waters of the Mediterranean. The nearest coastal resort, Mazarron, is just half an hour’s drive away.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Lower Guadalentin will discover that the region enjoys an unusual climate, which is very much dictated by its elevation above sea level. The lowest land will enjoy a Mediterranean climate, with temperatures in the summer easily reaching the early 30s degrees Celsius. Winters are cooler, especially at higher altitudes, with temperatures averaging around 11 degrees Celsius. The region receives an average annual rainfall of 14 inches.
Travellers who decide to spend their holidays in Lower Guadalentin will first fly to Alicante Airport (ALC). There are numerous airlines operating regular and affordable flights to this busy airport from the UK. These airlines include easyJet, Iberia Airlines, BMI Baby and Ryanair, departing from several UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), East Midlands (EMA) and Manchester (MAN).