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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Playa Honda, Spain your home away from home

Not to be confused with its namesake, Playa Honda in Lanzarote, Playa Honda in mainland Spain lies at the bottom point of the Mar Menor – once described as the “largest swimming pool in the world”. With the benefits of the great year-round weather which the Costa Calida is famous for, this small town offers a great beach destination, offering excellent tourist facilities and day trip opportunities, whilst at the same time keeping its traditional Spanish village feel.

Things to do in Playa Honda, Spain

Playa Honda is just a short walk from the sandy beach of Playa Paraiso and the warm, shallow waters of the Mar Menor, which can reach up to 30C in temperature during summer months. The high salinity of this lagoon makes it an excellent area for all manner of water sports. It is also famous for its black mud, which is said to have healing properties for ailments such as arthritis and rheumatism.

From the beach it is also possible to take in the fantastic sea views over the La Manga Strip, a 24km long stretch that is just 300 metres wide and separates the Man Menor from the Mediterranean Sea, and is home to a number of bars, nightclubs, shops, cafes and restaurants. The strip makes for a great option for a night out, and there is no need to take the car, as it is just a short taxi ride away.

Despite its popularity Playa Honda retains an authentic Spanish village feel, and has a small selection of tapas bars, cafeterias, family businesses and small food shops in its centre. Hiring a bicycle is a great way to explore the area, and a newly-built cycle lane runs all the way to (and through) La Manga.

Places to visit on holiday in Playa Honda, Spain

There are numerous opportunities for day trips when staying in Playa Honda and virtually any interest can be satisfied. History and architecture buffs will love the ancient city of Murcia (68km), golf and sports fans will be spoilt for choice at La Manga Club (7km), and there are many small villages and towns to be explored in the near vicinity, with attractions for all members of the family.

Weather in Playa Honda, Spain

The Costa Calida region in which Playa Honda is situated is one of the driest regions in Spain, with over 320 days of sunshine every year and little rainfall. This means you can choose an apartment to rent in Playa Honda, Spain during any month and be fairly confident that you will experience good weather. The annual average temperature is 18C and summer peaks are over 30C.

Flights to Playa Honda, Spain

Murcia San Javier Airport is the place to fly to after booking your holiday accommodation in Playa Honda. The airport is situated 37km away and receives flights from UK destinations such as Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester – with Ryanair offering some of the cheapest prices for flights.

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                                                                                                      Playa Honda Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Great well equipped villa, fantastic location

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                                                                                                      Thank you Fiona and Dave, we thoroughly enjoyed staying in your villa. All the little extras really made a difference. Prompt and friendly communication from you. Would highly recommend thanks
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

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                                                                                                      Appartement conforme à la description, bien entretenu ainsi que la résidence, très bien équipé ( super les deux fauteuils rouge ) je tiens à préciser que nous étions 6 et que rien ne manquait. Résidence calme. Madame Bonnet ( pardon Juliet ), était très à l'écoute et disponible ainsi que Debbie et Graham. Concernant l'endroit, il est tout simplement superbe, plage calme, piscine pour petits et grands, aire de jeux à l'extérieur de la résidence, restaurants tout près, une petite surface pour faire les courses. Personnellement je reviendrais encore en famille.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017