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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Upper Segura Valley, Spain your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking to get away to a warm climate at an affordable price might like to try the Upper Segura Valley in Spain. Located in the southern eastern Spanish province of Murcia, this is a fantastic location with pretty villages full of interesting things to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, villas and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Upper Segura Valley, Spain

The villages and towns of the Upper Segura Valley offer wonderful views of vineyards and the country making them ideal places for hiking and cycling. The Segura River is a good place for fishing and other watersports such as rafting and canoeing. There are several excellent golf courses in the region including Alenda Golf Club and at Altorreal.

Other activities in the villages of the Upper Segura Valley include horse riding and quad biking. The beaches at San Juan and Alicante are less than an hour away and offer a chance to swim in the Mediterranean Sea. Holidaymakers can try a variety of watersports on the coast such as surfing, diving, water skiing, wind surfing and paragliding.

There are a few restaurants, bars and cafes in the area offering traditional Spanish fare and good local wines. Numerous small arts and crafts shops can be found in some of the villages along with shops selling other souvenir items. Self catering holidaymakers can visit the local markets, where they can purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and meat.

Places to visit on holiday to Upper Segura Valley, Spain

There are numerous interesting buildings to visit in the area including the 18th century Church of La Asuncion and the Franciscan Convent in Cieza. Another pretty place to visit is the spa town of Fortuna, which is approximately 35 kilometres away. This is a wine producing region and visitors can head for the town of Jumilla, where this is a free wine fountain, farm shops and the Church of Santiago, which is a national monument.

There are many places of interest in Murcia such as the Cathedral of the Diocese of Cartagena. The province capital also houses the Salzillo Museum, San Juan de Dios church museum, Almudi Palace and Romea Theatre amongst many other attractions.

Weather in Upper Segura Valley, Spain

The warmest time of the year to visit the Upper Segura Valley is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 27 degrees centigrade. The summer is very dry with any showers very quickly passing. Even the winter months are quite mild with temperatures rarely falling below 10 degrees centigrade.

Travel to Upper Segura Valley, Spain

Alicante Airport (ALC) is approximately an hour’s drive from some of the towns of the Upper Segura Valley, and has flights to and from other Spanish cities as well as international destinations. Flights arrive here from Amsterdam, Belfast, Birmingham, Brussels, Geneva, Gothenburg, London, Moscow and Paris amongst other European cities. There are several car hire firms located here including Auriga, Avis, Centauro, Europcar and Goldcar Rental.

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        Tranquility reigns

        5 of 5
        In this stressful world we inhabit, there are times when just getting away from it all is the only thing required and that what this place does for us. The road there is just funky and I've uploaded a YouTube video of the journey from the main road, around the mountainside, to the villa. We're not allowed to put HTML tags on this page, so go to You Tube and search for The Road to Casa Cueva del Lute and you'll see it. The villa sits in an isolated spot, with just three or four other houses in view. In fact, there are neighbours to the back of the house (up the hill slightly), but on the three occasions we've been here, we've never heard or seen them, even though we know they have been at home. It's so peaceful, tranquil and quiet that it suits us down to the ground. The pool is the high-spot for us. Looking over to the town of Fortuna, I can close my eyes and still feel myself bobbing up and down in the waters, resting on a float with the sun beating down on me. While we're on the subject of outside, there's a newly built gazebo, which is great for keeping out of the sun, as well as three areas you could choose to sit: by the pool, in the courtyard or on the rooftop terrace. Inside the main house, there is a small lounge and kitchen and for me, this is the only thing I would say to be aware of. Although the house can take up to 9 people, the kitchen area can take two at most. It doesn't bother us in the slightest, but be aware that it's not the biggest kitchen in the world. That said, it has all the facilities you need - oven, hob, microwave, cooking utensils etc. The main house also has two good sized bedrooms, both with en-suite. There is also another patio off one of the bedrooms. The cave is fabulous for kids particularly, with three more rooms, a large dining room and further lounge area + small loo. There is another bathroom across the courtyard, which the people in the cave have easy access to, with a loo and a shower. All in all, there's everything you could want here in a relaxing holiday, with relatively quick access to the local towns and cities, although a car is essential. This is the kind of holiday we all need from time to time and we will certainly be booking again!!
        • Review Submitted: 04-May-2015
        • Date of Stay: Jul 2014