The beach town of San Juan de los Terreros lies on the border between Andalucia and Murcia in Spain. Villas to rent in San Juan de los Terreros have been renovated in recent years to bring luxury accommodation to the forefront of people’s expectations when arriving into the town. The whole town is perfect for young family holidays, as the beach slopes very gently into the warm, clean waters of the Mediterranean. Inflated prices and large tourist crowds are never found in San Juan de los Terreros, which is one of the last unspoilt beach resorts found for many miles.
The beaches available from a villa to rent in San Juan de Terreros are particularly attractive. The main beach lining the coast is particularly good for children, gently shelving into the Mediterranean, and there are plenty of more deserted cove beaches to be found north of the town also offering calm seas and gentle beaches if you would like a little more serenity for your family. The small, wooden beach bars which adorn the beach are excellent places to get a little refreshment without having to leave the beach.
Along the back of esplanade which runs through the town has been beautifully renovated, with palm trees providing much needed shade during the summer months. There are a range of excellent restaurants and bars throughout San Juan de los Terreros. The San Juan de los Terreros Castle is well worth the walk. The castle sits on top of a steep hill, 150 metres above the beach, and the views from the castle on a good day are absolutely stunning.
Behind the town are the soaring peaks of the Sierra del Aguilon are a hikers and climbers dream, with close proximity to the coast and some fantastic trails dissecting the range. Aside from the testing climbs and hugely rewarding viewpoints, exploring the old ghost towns of mining villages high in the mountains is both hugely intriguing and a little eerie! There are also 3 golf courses within a 5 miles radius of a villa to rent in San Juan de los Terreros, as well as a huge water park, perfect for entertaining children during the summer heat.
Vera Playa, cited as ‘the world’s best naturist beach resort’ is located just 5 miles from a self catering San Juan de los Terreros villa or apartment. It is an all year round resort with over 2km of stunning sand beaches and remains Europe’s only major naturist resort.
The weather in San Juan de los Terreros is fantastic and bathers can still be seen happily bathing in the sea well into November. During the summer months, daily temperatures soar, often into the low 40’s during July and August. Walking in the mountains thrives during the winter, as temperatures remain around 15˚C during the middle of the day in January.
The small airport of Almeria (LEI) can be reached in just over an hour from a self catering villa to rent in San Juan de los Terreros. The airport actually receives a surprising number of flights direct from the UK, especially during the summer. easyJet, Ryanair and Monarch are among the airlines providing flights.