The Costa Cálida or “ warm coast” is located in the region of Murcia, in southeastern of Spain with a coastline of 250 km. This costa is located in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula on the Mediterranean Sea and crosses the Costa Blanca in the north . The nothernmost point is at El Mojón, the southermost point at Aguilas.
Off the coast is the famous inland lake Mar Menor , and the main place is the harbor city of Cartagena.
Some tips and trips :
Discover more of the Murcia region, it is an area of beautiful cities (Murcia,Lorca), natural parks such as “ Sierra de España “ , the fertile oasis “ Valle de Ricote “ and the wine regions Jumilla.
You have the route along Mar Menor, an inland lake of 180 square meters, it has a high iodine and salt content.
One of the main tourist destinations is San Pedro del Pinatar, especially popular with water sports enthusiasts. The beautiful marina has many cozy restaurants, bars with a view of luxury boats . In the center of the city on the Av.Orihuela is an interesting archaeological museum.
“Los Alcazeres“ a typical Spanish seaside resort, located on the southern edge of the Mar Menor, with 7 kilometers of beautiful beaches and colored bathhouses.
There is also “Puerto Mazarrón “ a popular seaside resort, the bay Mazarrón with more than 35 kilometres of beaches and beautiful rocky seabeds, it is an ideal place to relax in the sun , to enjoy water sports/diving and you can spot whales and dolphins off the coast. From the port of Mazarrón you can book a whale safari, or enjoy a long city beach with a lot of chiringuito’s. In the town of Mazarrón there are emblematic buildings such as the Monastery of la Purisma, the church of Andres.
Cartagena-ancient Roman ( port) city of which the museum still contains ancient finds, and where a Roman theater has recently discovered. In the city you have an old castle and a large boulevard .On the quay there are also many bars, restaurants , and you can participate in the Ruta de la Tapa de Cartagena, delicious to taste these different tapas.
Cabo de Palos is a small peninsula and is a few minutes from La Manga on the southern shore of the Mar Menor it is dotted with coves with excellent seafood restaurants overlooking the sea.
There is plenty of choice to enjoy and experience in the beautiful Costa Cálida .