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Los Alcazares Apartment Murcia Spain

Beach apartment with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and golf nearby in Los Alcazares, Spain

From £284 per week

3 bedroom duplex Apartment just 5 minutes walk from the beautiful Mar Menor with fantastic beach. 2 private Balconies.

Overview

Our 03rd floor duplex apartment is furnished to a high standard and has tiled flooring throughout. The front terrace of the apartment on the upper floor gives a view to the La Manga strip over the Mar Menor. This upper floor has a bedroom with a double bed and an en-suite. The main floor has a bedroom with a double bed with ensuite and another bedroom with twin single beds, sleeping a total of 6 people.
The Apartment also has a lounge, dining area, and kitchen. The property features an attractive upstairs sun terrace with views over the rooftops to La Manga. There is an off street parking space allocated to the Apartment. Outside the lounge area is a further balcony/terrace to catch the afternoon/evening sun.

Location:
The Costa Cálida is an extensive stretch of coastline in the Spanish province of Murcia, between the provinces of Alicante and Almeria. The Costa Cálida (Warm Coast) is approximately a 250 km stretch of Mediterranean coastline. The northern end of this coastline includes the Mar Menor ("Little Sea"), a coastal saltwater lagoon also known as the “Biggest outdoor Spa” which at around 170 km2 is Europes largest and is 7metres at it’s deepest. The water here has an average annual temperature of 18 degrees. The waters of the Mar Menor are renowned for their therapeutic qualities. This is attributed to a high concentration of salts and minerals. Studies have revealed high levels of Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium and Sulphate.

A swim in the warm waters of the Mar Menor can alleviate stress, help eliminate toxins and is also recommended for Rheumatism and Arthritis. It can also help heal wounds and skin conditions. Specialised Health centers and Spas can be found around the Mar Menor including the famous Mud baths at Lo Pagan. You will also find a new Spa at Los Alcazares.

The Mar Menor is separated from the Mediterranean by a 21km-long spit of land called La Manga.

Golf is very well catered for with the courses of La Torre, Villamartin, Campoamor and Las Ramblas 25 minutes north, the 3 championship courses at La Manga Club 25 minutes south, Rhoda Golf just a few minutes drive from our Los Alcazares apartment, a driving range at San Javier and a 9 hole Pitch and Putt course at Torre Pacheco Club De Golf. Many of the Clubs have special offers available for visiting Golfers-check out their websites or contact me for their email addresses.





Places Close by:
CARTAGENA - The ancient city of Cartagena is located to the South of Los Alcazares and has one of the natural harbours in the world. It is ideal for a day trip conveniently situated a short drive from Los Alcazares. 20 minute Catamaran boat cruises are available around the historic harbour with recorded guide commentary in English and Spanish. These trips are run all year round with a reduced service during the winter months. Cartagena was founded by Asdrubal, a Carthaginian General in the year 223BC and called Quart-Hadash. It was conquered by the Romans in 209 BC and under their control was called Carthago-Nova. The Arabs called it Qartayanna. It was conquered by the Christians in 1245AD led by Fernando lll of Castilla. Cartagena became the first naval base in Spain in 1930 and remains so today. There are an abundance of restaurants & cafes located on the Quayside and all over Cartagena. Do take the opportunity to visit the fashion boutiques as well as large department stores, such as El Corte Ingles.
Cartagena is definitely worth a visit and has much to offer its visitors in the way of culture, food, shopping or even a leisurely stroll to view it’s historic walls and Roman remains.

MURCIA - The capital city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia since 1982 but has been the capital of the Province since 1838 and is located at the river Segura. Its population is 422,861 (2007), and the population of its metropolitan area is 563,272, ranking as the twelfth-largest metropolitan area of Spain. It is surrounded by the Sierra de Orihuela and Cresta de Gallo mountains.
Murcia was founded with the name of Medinat Mursiya in A.D. 825 by Abd ar-Rahman II, emir of Al-Andalus. The Arabs, taking advantage of the course of the river Segura, created a complex network of irrigation channels that made the town prosperous and is the predecessor of the modern irrigation system. The Arab traveller Muhammad al-Idrisi described it in the 12th century as populous and strongly fortified. After the fall of the Caliphate of Cordoba in 1031, Murcia passed successively under the rule of Almería, Toledo and Seville. In 1172 it was taken by the Almohades, and from 1223 to 1243 it became the capital of an independent kingdom.
The Castilians, led by King Alfonso X, took it at the end of this period when large numbers of immigrants from north Catalonia and Provence settled in the town Catalan names are still not uncommon. In 1296, Murcia and the surrounding region were transferred to the Kingdom of Aragon, but in 1304, it was finally incorporated into Castile due to the Treaty of Torrellas.
Murcia flourished in the 18th century, mainly due to the boom of the silk industry. Many of its churches and monuments are from this period.




La Manga
La Manga del Mar Menor (The Sleeve of the Minor Sea) is a resort town and is best known as the La Manga Strip. It should not be confused with the nearby La Manga Club resort, known for hosting numerous soccer clubs from all over the world particularly for pre season training for English Soccer Clubs.
The La Manga Strip is a strip of land 21 km long and 300 metres wide (average). La Manga means sleeve and it is a strip of land which separates the Mediterranean Sea from the Mar Menor. It has many hotels, shops, bars, clubs and restaurants. One of the most popular areas with young adults is the Zoco area. There is just one road along the strip and naturally is at it busiest during July and August.
La Manga has more than 40 km of Blue Flag beaches which attract a lot of water sports enthusiasts and is highly recommended.

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14 out of 14 people recommend staying here

Family from Portsmouth, United Kingdom Aug 2016

This apartment within a stones through of the beach was the perfect base for our holiday. The views from the top balcony were great and it was a 1 minute walk to local bars and restaurants. Parking was good with allocated space. Comunication with owner was perfect as replys very quickly to all questions. Will definately look at renting again next year.

Family from Partington, United Kingdom Aug 2016

The apartment had everything for a great holiday,it was very well situated for beach ,shops and eating out which was great value .

Family from Leeds, United Kingdom Jul 2016

Perfect location

Family from Renfrew, United Kingdom Jun 2016

Had a great family holiday in this flat in a quiet location. Mercadona and restaurants are round the corner. The beach is a 3 minute pleasant walk away. A microwave didn't work, but the problem was solved very fast by the owner. Perfect accommodation in a perfect location. We'll be back.

Couple from Newtownabbey, United Kingdom May 2016

This was my first time renting an apartment in this area. We know the area quite well and after a few e-mails to Ed the owner we knew exactly where we were staying the location was perfect! We contacted the owner several times with various queries, he replied promptly and was very accommodating with us and a late departure time. The only reason I haven't given a full score for this apartment was I felt it could have been cleaner. I did wonder if the owner was aware of this problem, as the cleaning is carried out by a separate company. Who was paid €70 on arrival .
Overall, apart from that one little problem we loved the apartment and hope to return next year

Family from Stockport, United Kingdom Sep 2015

Fantastic location for the beach, bars and restaurants. If it was updated a bit and had a new kitchen it would be perfect. We'd definitely use the apartment again if we go back


1 other review

Stayed in this Apartment in June 2009 and we are returning again in June 2010. Excellent location, with many Restaurants and Bars nearby in the Plaza and wonderful beach just 5 minutes walk away. The apartment is very well equiped and the upper Patio is great for sun bathing during the day or for relaxing in the evening. The balcony outside the living area is very convenient for having a drink and has an awning to protect from the sunshine if you just want to sit out there and read. We opted for the optional extra of being collected and returned to San Javier Airport which removes the hassle of getting a Taxi at the Airport and you are sure of your return collection. Was also great to have a pack of basic groceries purchased for us as we had a late arrival flight. Highly recommended to all. Helen & Liam, Co. Limerick, Ireland.

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Location

Distances to locations

Nearest beach 200m Nearest bar 100m Nearest restaurant 100m Nearest supermarket 100m San Javier airport 4km Alicante Airport 30km Alicante 30km Cartagena 15km Aqua Natura, Wildlife Park, Water Park, Benidorm. 145km

Local activities

Cycling 500m Golf 3km Walking 5km Wind surfing 1km Spinosa kiteboarding 1km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 45km Local food market 1km Museum 45km Theme park 145km

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Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 October - 31 December 2016: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Early booking discounts

  • Receive 5% off if the booking is made 30 days before the arrival date.

Late booking discounts

  • Receive 5% off if the booking is made within 5 days of the arrival date.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.

Compulsory extras

  • A charge of Euro 70 is payable for cleaning of apartment and laundry and for meeting you at the apartment with keys on arrival. Apartment is cleaned before arrival, bedclother/towels provided and Apartment cleaned after departure. Increased charge of Euro 100 for bookings over 1 week and up to 2 weeks apply. This payment is to be made directly to the person meeting you.

    £60.30 per week, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds

Bathrooms

1 bathroom, 2 en suite bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Radio

General

Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 6, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Balcony or terrace, Parking

Suitable for

Children, Infants

Extra information

As apartment does not have a Lift, regrettably it is not accessible by wheelchair users. Cots/Cribs and High Chair can be hired separately from All in One Services who will have the item installed for your arrival. Full details available on request.

Edward

Average rating from 14 reviews

Private Owner From Bruff, Ireland Member since Mar 2008

Past bookings: 34 bookings

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