In high season, on the beach and the rambla, children will have fun on merry-go-rounds and trampolines and they will enjoy many other activities. Lifeguards are positioned along the shore for the safety of all.
You will find many food and beverage amenities in Santiago de Ribera, just near the apartment, to satisfy all your desires (ice-cream parlours, bars, tapas bars, restaurants, nightclub).
A great number of sports activities are available on the spot or in the close vicinity:
water sports (sailing, canoe, jet-ski, motorboat); golf (about fifteen golf clubs
and courses are situated near Santiago de Ribera); karting (kart rental and 3.7-kilometer
circuit situated near the airport); ferry (to cross in 40 minutes Mar Menor to Manga)...
The tourist office is situated in the immediate vicinity of the flat.
You will find in the apartment a notebook with a lot of information on sites worth
visiting in the region of Murcia. You can also browse the official website of the region
of Murcia in the useful links listed opposite.
Here are a few examples:
For artists and culture lovers:
– Totana: discover the secrets of ceramics by following the Potters’ Road to Totana.
Visits of craft workshops and demonstrations of traditional know-how.
– Cartagena: the Navidad fort, a fortress that lies on a hill above the sea. A great
number of museums: naval, military, archaeological, underwater archaeology ...
– Sierre Espuña: visit the fortifications and discover the architectural styles
in the ancient castles. In winter, do not forget to visit the snow wells built in the 16th
century and used as refrigerators at the time.
– Lorca: journey in the Middle Ages along the thematic routes packed with monuments.
– Mula: Avant-Garde arts. Casa Pintada comprises the Casa foundation Pintada
and the Cristóbal Gabarrón museum.
– Murcia: Fine arts museum, Archaeological Museum, Museum of the City, Ramón
Gaya museum, Archconfraternity of the Most Precious Blood Museum ...
– Caravaca de la Cruz: Ángel Reinón miniature ethnographic museum and Barranda
ethnic music museum.
– Ceuti: open air museum: its walls, its streets and its squares display many sculptures
and paintings. The museum of vegetable canning is also worth seeing.
For nature lovers:
– Águilas: visit the Cuatro Calas preserved natural site and its fascinating volcanic
outcrops. Natural sculptures, fossils shaped in the rock and troglodyte houses...
– Cieza: admire the Segura river which runs in the deep canyon of Almadenes
and visit the Serrata cave – its paintings are listed in the UNESCO world heritage.
– Murcia: discover the ecotourism and hiking routes.
– San Pedro Del Pinatar: compulsory stop for flamingos flying to Africa in Las
Salinas Regional Park; see also San Pedro salt ponds.
– Abanilla: descent of Chicamo river to admire the banks lined with palm trees.
Short trips during the day or in the evening:
– Mazarrón: boat trip to catch a glimpse of dolphins, rorquals and sperm whales. The Bolnuevo Erosions, shaped by wind and water, are part of a stunning landscape.
– Bullas: follow the wine trail and visit the wine museum.
– Águilas: from Tuesday to Friday from 4:30 pm, visit a fish auction market at Aguilas fishing port.
– Murcia: enjoy the wide array of tapas prepared in the numerous bars and restaurants.
– Torre Pacheco: hosts in August one of the most important flamenco festivals in Spain.