Holiday in Murcia - Cartagena Port

The city of Murcia located on the Costa Calida in south-eastern Spain, boasts over 3,000 hours of sunshine a year and a coastline with warm waters, ideal for swimming, making it a fantastic holiday destination most of the year. In fact, Costa Calida means 'the balmy coast'. But it's not just the climate that makes will make you want to visit Murcia, just take a look at these tempting photographs...

 

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1. The pink-tinged sunset over Murcia Port is the perfect end to an evening meal...

Murcia Port at Sunset Spain

 

 

2. The historic town of Cartagena has an impressive Roman amphitheatre...

Cartagena Roman Amphitheatre

 

 

3. There's traditional Spanish architecture to be admired in Murcia, especially the Cathedral of Saint Mary... 

Cathedral of Saint Mary, Murcia Spain

 

 

4. Bolnuevo Beach in Mazarron is a stunning place to spend the day, especially on a sunny day like this one...

Bolnuevo Beach in Mazarron Spain

 

 

5. The scenic landscape of Murcia is jotted with rustic old windmills, like this on the salt marsh of San Pedro...

windmills rustic landscape Murcia Spain

 

 

6. Cartagena has the most breath-taking natural scenery, surrounded by both mountains and sea...

Cartagena scenery Murcia Spain

 

 

7. Cabo de Palos Lighthouse on La Manga makes a perfect spot for taking in the sea views...

Cabo de Palos Lighthouse on La Manga Murcia, Spain

 

 

8. Mar Menor near Murcia is the largest lagoon in Spain. Whilst it's busy with watersports during the day, it looks both beautiful and eerie at night...

Mar Menor near Murcia is the largest lagoon in Spain

 

If this post has got you lusting over an escape to south-eastern Spain, then take a look at our villas and apartments for a holiday in Murcia...

 

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