A spacious tourist board registered 2 bedroom " casa rural" set within a large finca with a swimming pool. Nestled in the peace and tranquility of the countryside but only 20 minutes from beautiful sandy beaches, golf courses and the historic city of Cartagena more info...
Murcia holiday villa rentals. Murcia’s main tourist attraction is the 250 km of coastline, the Costa C?lida, but also has some lovely towns, Murcia, the capital city on the banks of the Segura, Cartagena, a port fronting on the Mediterranean, Lorca and Caravaca and the interior of the Murcia Region has mountains full of wild game and woodland, and crowned with castles, fortresses, hermitages and convents. Holiday in Murcia in one of selfcateringhols villas or apartments.The region of Murcia is located in the South-East corner of the Iberian Peninsula, between Andalusia, Castile-La Mancha and Valencia.
The Costa Calida extends from the fishing town of Aguilas to the white dunes of the beach of El Mojon in San Pedro del Pinatar with kilometre after kilometre of beaches and deserted coves. There are delightful picturesque fishing villages, like La Azohia or Cabo de Palos and ports like the one in Mazarron. The jewel of the area is La Manga del Mar Menor, a paradise between two seas with infinite beaches, sandy sea beds and crystalline waters. Selfcateringhols has some magnificent villas and apartments in the region.
The interior of the Murcia Region is ideal for those in search of relaxation, nature, sport and good food. The mountains here are full of wild game and woodland, and crowned with castles, fortresses, hermitages and convents.
The archaeological sites include rock-paintings in cave-shelters dating back to the Iberian period, the splendour of Roman antiquity, Visigothic cities, Arab medinas, Christian castles, watch-towers, churches and temples, civil and military constructions many of which can be visited in their natural settings.
The region of Murcia has the typical Mediterranean semi-arid subtropical climate: with an average annual temperature of 18?C, with hot summers and mild winters (an average temperature of 11?C in the winter months of December and January). On the coast temperatures tend never to fall below 10?C, whilst inland at higher altitudes they may not exceed 6?C. The latter areas show a higher average annual rainfall, which reaches 600 mm/yr.
The railway network connects Murcia from any part of Europe, via Barcelona, and there a new the high speed train (AVE) from Madrid and the Valencia region. San Javier Airport is located on the northern shore of Mar Menor, 47 km from the city of Murcia and a new regional airport equipped with state-of-the-art national and international air transport infrastructures is planned.
Water sports offered include sailing, canoeing, swimming, water-skiing, jet-skiing, kite surfing, windsurfing. The Nautical Resort on the Mar Menor hires out equipment and runs sailing courses. There is great hiking along the coast, from Cabo de Palos and Portman to Cartagena or Mazarron, the Natural Park of Calnegre or Cabo Cope. In the inland areas hiking, pony-trekking, mountain-biking, photographic routes, historical and archaeological routes, mountaineering, rock-climbing, trekking, rural tourism, rafting anre all available. Specialized companies provide: potholing routes through caves of exceptional interest, horse-riding, rural activities, white-water canoeing, cave-diving, deep-sea diving, paragliding, hang-gliding, distillation of aromatic plants and the extraction of their scents, hand production of cakes and cheeses.