7 Top Places To Visit | Murcia, Spain | Costa Calida

Oct 13, 2015 | Costa Calida, Local News | 0 comments

In addition to containing a world class golf course in the shape of El Valle, the Costa Calida  (near to Murcia, Spain) has a wide variety of exciting, relaxing and fun activities for visitors of all ages. These range from seeing the historic sights of Murcia to engaging in all manner of water sports in the Mar Menor. No matter where your interests lie, there should be something that takes your fancy along the Costa Calida.

Be sure to hire a car (!) for your stay at the El Valle Golf Resort. If you’re to make the most of your visit to this historic, activity packed region of Spain, then you’ll need to have access to motorised transport in order to make your way between the different locations and back to our Spanish villa with its very own private pool.

1. The Cathedral de Santa Maria

This spectacular cathedral in the city of Murcia (Spain) features ornate decoration both inside and out. It lies just off the main square and guided tours are available for a few euros. History doesn’t come much more eye popping than this.

2. Cartagena and La Azohia

The coast in this part of the Costa Calida has many underwater caves that can be visited by divers. For anyone who is curious about diving in this kind of environment, the coast here is a thrilling, perfect opportunity. Caves provide a unique light quality, along with a useful habitat for flora and fauna.

3. The Mar MenorWhat to do in Murcia, Spain | pronounced 'Mercia' Spain

This huge inland lake is separated from the Mediterranean by a strip of land called La Manga. For anyone who wants to take up a new sport, the Mar Menor is the perfect training location. Kite surfing can be accomplished on the Mar Menor, as can plenty of other sports that are made more accessible through being conducted in warm, shallow waters.

4. La Cabana 

This restaurant in Murcia offers a tasting menu where the look of the food is almost as captivating as the way it tastes. It takes around four hours to get through the tasting menu. There are also plenty of other courses that can be selected according to how much time is available to the diner or how great their appetite.

5. Roman Theatre Museum

This site in Cartagena is an excellent way to spend a few hours. Anyone who is interested in the history of either Spain or the Roman Empire will be rewarded by taking the time to visit the theatre and learn about the artefacts that have been recovered from the dim and distant past.

6. El Habanero Tren Turistico best things to do in Spain

This road train in Los Alcazares is a fun way for families to get around town. Children will enjoy the cartoonish, larger than life design of the train, while parents are able to visit bars when they get off and enjoy a relaxing beverage or two.

7. El Sitio del Recreo

A stand out jewel amongst the many restaurants on the La Manga strip.


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