Destination guide

Enjoy your time in San Javier with holiday lettings

San Javier is located within the province of Murcia and is right along the northern coastline of the Mediterranean. This makes it an ideal resort or travel experience for just about anyone. From a lively nightlife to serene walks along secluded coves, from swimming and surfing to museums and historic locales, there’s something for everyone in this town. Here you’ll find independent shops, cafes, high-class restaurants, sun and sand. For a family holiday or romantic escape from daily life, San Javier holiday lettings have a great deal to offer.


Sightseeing in and around San Javier

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes San Javier a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Punta Calera Spa (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • La Serena Gol (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Lo Romero Golf (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • La Manga Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Peraleja Golf (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Villamartin Golf Club (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Javier

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in San Javier. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Playa los Narejos (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Santiago de la Ribera Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Playa Chica Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Playa de Punta de Algas (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Playa de la Barraca (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Salt Marshes of San Pedro del Pinatar Regional Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around San Javier

Fly into Murcia (MJV-San Javier), the closest airport, located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

How to travel to San Javier and navigate holiday cottages

Most people who book San Javier holiday cottages will fly into the Región de Murcia International Airport. There are bus, coach and train services that can get you to your rental in comfort. A taxi is always an option, as is a car hire which will allow you to self-drive around the region at your leisure. There are bus stops within San Javier, so bus travel is an option while you’re moving about town. Some areas are accessible by ferry, which allows you to enjoy the bay, and others are pedestrian friendly for walking or cycling.

Food & drink 

Local San Javier food and drink close to holiday villas

While staying in San Javier, you’ll want to try the best of local cuisine. Alcachofas de la abuela is an artichoke dish cooked with pine nuts in beef stock. Arroz al caldero is a rice dish mixed with fish, garlic, peppers, tomatoes and olive oil cooked together in a cauldron. Arroz meloso is a creamy rice stew with fish stock, paprika, peppers and clams. Bacalao fresco con tomate is a dish of fresh cod cooked with garlic, tomatoes and other vegetables in olive oil. These delicacies can all be found in local restaurants near holiday villas.

Essential info

All you should know about a San Javier holiday rental

San Javier is a region whose economy is driven by the hospitality industry. This means that great care is taken to make holiday rental spaces in this town very safe. Just as with any town, there are areas that are safer than others, but sticking to groups when you travel and exercising basic common sense will ensure a fun and entertaining time without issues. The region has a semi-arid Mediterranean climate with winter averages around 11°C and summer highs reaching more than 40°C. There are both indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy.

Family friendly

Family fun and adventure near San Javier holiday lettings

Family fun is important to many relaxing in San Javier holiday lettings. Playa de San Javier is the major beach in the area with white sands, blue waters and great conditions for surfing, swimming and sunbathing. Zenia Boulevard is a shopping centre with eating, shopping, entertainment and even fountains in which the kids can play. The Las Charcas Mud Baths literally allow you to play in the mud before doing some boutique shopping, and there’s a kids’ play area. Dos Mares is another local shopping centre with cinemas and play areas for the kids.

How many holiday rentals are available around San Javier?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,625 holiday lettings around San Javier. From 649 villas to 2,149 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Javier?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in San Javier:

  • Diputación de Rincón de San Ginés: 541 holiday homes
  • Residencial Benimar: 87 holiday homes
  • Lo Crispin: 21 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Jardín del Mar: 48 holiday homes
  • La Regia: 260 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to San Javier? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in San Javier. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Roda Golf: 4,743 holiday lettings
  • Puerto Deportivo Tomas Maestre: 4,717 holiday lettings
  • Alcazaba Zoco: 3,326 holiday lettings
  • Playa Chica Beach: 4,912 holiday lettings
  • Isla Grossa: 4,544 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Javier listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in San Javier?

Yes, of course. offers 649 Villas in San Javier. Our other popular types of San Javier holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,149 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 609 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 115 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Javier?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,129 holiday homes with pool available in San Javier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.