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Los Alcázares

Los Alcazares is a spa town, located next to the shores of the Mar Menor, boasting seven kilometres of coastline from Los Narejos to Punta Brava.

The mineral-rich water lagoon of the Mar Menor is revered for its health-giving properties and is listed by the World Health Organisation as one of the healthiest places on earth.

This thermal baths have existed since Roman time and are still there today. The bay is especially well known for visitors with rheumatic, arthritic and skin problems, as there is an area of the beach where you find a natural mud bath, which gives therapeutic results, which compare to those of the Black Sea.

It also offers countless possibilities for wind-surfers and every kind of sailor because  there is very little movement and hardly any waves. There are several diving, sailing and canoe training schools where one can learn the technique of the sports and lots of opportunity to practice newly acquired skills.

In fact the Mar Menor, is also considered as one of the best areas for regatta and certain water sports, which can be practiced all year round. The shallow sea stays warm well into early autumn, making it a perfect late summer or autumn holiday destination.

All the local beaches are fully equipped with showers, fountainsand even  access for the handicapped.

In fact the Mar Menor, is also considered as one of the best areas for regatta and certain water sports, which can be practiced all year round. The shallow sea stays warm well into early autumn, making it a perfect late summer or autumn holiday destination.

The area offers beautiful boat trip to the Perdiguera Island where you can swim in the crystal clear seas, and lunch on sardines and sangria.

The plains of Murcia are incredibly fertile, and produce a vast array of fresh fruit and vegetables, which make up the base ingredients of the regions cuisine.

There is a long gastronomic tradition in this area that is really worth to experience it.

Los Alcazares enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with around 325 days of sunshine per year and with cool sea breezes in summer. In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world – neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter.