Looking out across the still waters of the Mar Menor Sea on Spain’s Costa Calida, are the famous villas of San Pedro del Pinatar. The resort is a great seaside destination, taking advantage of the warm, calm waters of the ‘little sea’ and the glorious climate of Murcia. Despite the town’s popularity with both tourists and locals, it has maintained much of its culture, and has defiantly retained its calming pace of life.
Holiday rental accommodation in San Pedro del Pinatar is taken for two main reasons; the fabulous beaches and the town’s top class shopping and recreation facilities. The weekly market in the main shopping precinct is a particular draw for those on holiday to San Pedro del Pinatar, especially if you are staying in a self catering property as the market is held on a Monday and provides a real selection of bargains on local produce. There are plenty of sites of interest in and around the town too. The Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, the Wetlands Centre and the Museo de la Cofradia are well worth taking a little time away from your San Pedro del Pinatar holiday home.
The glamorous San Pedro del Pinatar Marina is a magnificent bonus for those staying in a San Pedro del Pinatar holiday villa as the number of water sports available for both adults and young families is extensive, including scuba diving, sailing, windsurfing and jet skiing.
Within 15 minutes of a villa or apartment are the three famous Orihuela Costa golf courses of Las Ramblas, Compoamor and Villamartin, meaning that you will be able to play a round with great ease no matter what time of year you decide to take a holiday rental in San Pedro del Pinatar. The courses of La Manga, Mar Menor, La Torre and Roda are also very close by and perfect for intermediate or learner players.
The nearby Parque Regional de Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro is an important salt land national park which offers a vital habitat for migratory birds, especially flamingos. It is a marvellous place to walk, cycle or relax in wonderful, unspoilt surroundings.
The suburb of Lo Pagan is possibly the most important part of town, and you will almost certainly spend some time there, whether for the long stretches of beach in front of the area, the large shopping district or the marina.
La Manga is a small village on the strip of land between the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor. There are both endless water sports possibilities from La Manga as well as a surprising amount of historical heritage, dating as far back as the Neolithic era. The nightlife in La Manga is also magnificent fun, offering everything from jazz bars to dance clubs open long into the morning.
With over 320 days of sun and annual average temperatures of almost 20˚C. Golfing, sightseeing and walking holidays thrive, especially in spring and autumn, when average daily temperatures reach around 24˚C. The beaches become very busy during the summer (but there is still space to place your towel!) as daily temperatures average over 32˚C.
An apartment in San Pedro del Pinatar could not be easier to reach, as the resort is located just 4km from Murcia International Airport (MJV), which receives multiple daily flights from airports across the UK, provided by almost every airline which services the UK!