The Coastal Town of Los Alcazares is one of the most sought after areas for holiday/second home buyers in the Murcia Region.
In an enviable position on the Mar Menor Sea, it has a fantastic choice of bars, restaurants, and shops which runs alongside a fantastic sandy beach area. Only 5 minutes from the Airport of Murcia, and 1 hour from Alicante Airport. The City of Cartagena can be reached in around 20 minutes and Murcia City in around 30 minutes. From May beach bars spring up on the sand along the beaches giving a truly holiday feel. Prices here are rising and we work hard to constantly find you the best deals in this growing Coastal Town.
The Mar Menor (little sea) belongs to three other municipalities: San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar and Cartagena and is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon. Connected to the adjacent Mediterranean sea by several channels, the Mar Menor has a surface area of almost 170 km² and the fact that it is typically 2-4 degrees warmer than the Mediterranean, makes it a very popular destination for sailing, windsurfing, kiteboarding and other water sports enthusiasts.
Los Alcazares has some of the best beaches in the Murcian region, many of them have been awarded "Blue Flag Status" from the Spanish Tourist board based on their cleanliness, safety and atmosphere. The Los Alcazares side of Mar Menor beaches stretches from Los Alcázares to San Javier and San Pedro del Pinatar. With a surface area of nearly 170km², a coastal length of 70km, and warm and clear water no more than 7 m in depth, it is often referred to as "the largest swimming pool in the world".