: San Javier (Murcia) 20km and Alicante
: Los Nietos
: Exit 15 on the Autovia de la Manga (312)
: Playa Paraisio
Car: not necessary
Situated just 15/20 minutes drive from San Javier Airport & 55 minutes from Alicante this region favoured by many Spanish offers a unique coastal feature called the Mar Menor.The crystalline waters of the Mar Menor, ideal for swimming & water sports lie just 2 minutes walk from the door. It offers its own unique beaches & sea life along with its climate. 320 days & 3000 hours of sunshine a year & the temperature of the water reaching up to 30oC in August gives you the largest heated swimming pool in Europe! A small drive opens your holiday up to the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean, the beautiful area of the Calblanque National Park, and the coastal historic cities of Cartagena and Murcia. If golfing is your game you will be spoilt for choice, only 5 min drive takes you to the prestigious La Manga Club.Offering first class courses, evening entertainment. Playa Paraiso offers easy access to shops, pharmacy, banks, go carts, 8 restaurants & bars, providing the perfect beach holiday.
Other Activities: Go carting, open air cinema, casino and From the near by port of Cabo de Palos you can take a trip to visit the dolphins or go deep sea fishing.
Golf: There are 26 golf courses along the coast with 'La Manga Club' just a 5mins drive away from the house. This club offers 3 championship courses. This is where all the European Premier League top football teams train and has very good sports facilities. It also offers lots of entertainment. Good night clubs and bars!! The immediate surrounding land is mainly flat, ideal for cycling (there are plenty of safe cycle track for you to follow) and walking and the property is within easy walking distance (5 minutes) of the sailing marina and sandy beach. On the beach there are lots of water activities: sailing, windsurfing, water/ jet skiing, pedalos and much more!! You can go to large rock climbing floats and trampolines in the water on La Manga beaches, (just 5 minutes away), great for the kids! If you don't have a car? just see our property agents John Phillips, also Jimmy on site does a very good taxi service at very good low rates, he also does airport pick ups with his 5 seater car, and he waits for you in arrivals, so you get good door to door service. The large downstairs patio area is a real sun trap you can even sunbathe in December and January here! Its hot all year round, what more could you want and from the near by port of Cabo de Palos you can take a trip to visit the dolphins or go deep sea fishing. Keep unto date with what’s happening at work or home!! Or E mails your friend’s! We now have internet broad band in both houses, on request and at a small extra cost.
Ski: Just 2 hours drive away are some fantastic sky resorts in the mountains. Please remember to bring your swim suits and snow suits, So you could have a two in one holiday?Many people only associate Spain with sand and sun and are surprised to find that Spain also offers a wide range of winter sports. Spain's number one location for winter sports, the Sierra Nevada is located just two hours away from Murcia. It has the best snow and the longest season in the country. You can look forward to five months of snow. Sierra Nevada has 61km of ski slopes with 45 pistes and 6 off-piste routes. There are 2 cable cars, 12 chair lifts and 5 ski lifts. The ski resort is open from 9am to 5pm although you can ski at night, weekends and bank holidays. Night skiing was introduced in 1994 with lighting along the El Rio slope (3km/545 vertical drop).
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