Holiday rentals and apartments in Mazarrón
Come away to the golden sunshine of this peaceful resort region that boasts the old town of Mazarron located about 7 km inland and the lovely bustling coastal resort town of Puerto de Mazarron. Enjoy quiet country roads for cycling, peaceful hiking trails and a variety of water sport options such as sailing, jet skiing or windsurfing. Sun-drenched Puerto de Mazarron is well known for its delectable seafood dishes.A wonderful taste of Spain's Costa Calida
Enjoy an unforgettable, sunny getaway with access to all the best historical sights in Cartagena with stunning beaches, restaurants and adventure day trips easily reached from your Mazarron base. Choose from a selection of rental options in and around Mazarron and Puerto de Mazarron where you can pick a spacious, tastefully decorated, home away from home with a selection of options perfect for accommodating 4 to 6 guests! Several of the fully equipped, contemporary rental options on offer boast the use of a sparkling pool plus a stunning terrace or balcony view of the surrounding landscape.
Holidays in Mazarron: The area and getting aroundA holidaymaker's paradise
The closest airport is Murcia, under an hour east by car with Puerto Mazarron boasting a wide sweep of sandy beach and an extensive promenade. This cosmopolitan resort is a great base for exploring the area and features a host of convenient amenities such as bars, top-notch restaurants and shops. Mazarron, located 7 km inland, features narrow, historical streets and a lovely sundrenched main plaza where you will find a cluster of lovely tapas bars and restaurants.Sightseeing and sunbathing
Head south and make the most of gorgeous Playa de Bahia near Puerto de Mazarron that boasts a crescent of soft white sand and sparkling azure water. If you fancy seriously scenic hiking routes, head to the stunning Barranco de los Algezares just under an hour west by car where a multitude of wonderful hiking trails are all yours to explore. Make a day of it and recharge your soul as you drink in the air, admire lush oak forested mountain slopes and spot indigenous wildlife! With two of Spain's fabled heritage cities within easy reach for a day trip you can plan a wonderful action packed sightseeing holiday.
Travellers and activitiesMazarron for history lovers
This wonderful holiday destination is packed with exceptional historical treasures and opportunities to visit ancient archaeological sites dating back to Roman times as well as world-class museums containing priceless artefacts from sunken ships and other fascinating sources. There is an entire museum dedicated to the Spanish Civil War in Cartagena. If you are a fan of incredible architecture you will be charmed by the exquisite modernist and art nouveau facades in Cartagena and the impressive baroque architecture of MurciaMazarron for shopping and beaches
This spectacular coastline is undoubtedly one of the crown jewels of the region and offers beach enthusiasts a 3 km stretch of sun-drenched beach along the Gulf of Mazarron a few minutes on foot from the heart of Puerto de Mazarron. If you love long stretches of golden sand and the glorious calm of warm waters, you will find this alongside the unforgettably stunning, translucent azure colours of the Mediterranean. The area offers you a multitude of options for relaxed water sport and is a haven for snorkelling and diving. Puerto de Mazarron is packed with an interesting variety of shops including upmarket boutiques and plenty of options for buying lovely handmade crafts.
Top 5 travel tips in Mazarron1. Go hiking in Barranco de los Algezares
Calling all nature lovers! This stunning nature reserve attraction located just under an hour west of your accommodation ticks all the boxes for peace and breathtaking natural beauty. This magnificent nature expanse features beautiful forested holm oak areas and mountain peaks. Hike along exquisite trails with the route boasting a fabulous, panoramic, birds eye view over the Gulf of Mazarron from Pico de las Viboras!2. Explore the Minas de Mazarron
This sprawling disused, local tin mine is just the ticket for adventure fiends and for snapping incredible location photos for your holiday album! Lace up your hiking gear, pack a picnic and spend a couple of hours walking around the abandoned buildings. The landscape is surreal and unique, and the pools of red water will make you think you may have landed on Mars!3. See the Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena
History buffs will love the appeal of a multi ticket to Cartagena's numerous, fantastically well-preserved Roman archaeological sites such as the Roman amphitheatre. See remarkable historical artefacts from underwater at the Marine Archaeology Museum and admire beautiful art nouveau architecture in the town's historic centre. Stroll down the pedestrian Calle Mayor for exquisite modernist facades, shopping and tapas bars galore!4. Spend the day at Playa de Bahia
Soak up the sun while relishing the pristine raw beauty of this gorgeous beach along the Gulf of Mazarron on your doorstep if you are staying in Puerto de Mazarron. Here a magnificent 2 km promenade connects Playa de Bahia with neighbouring Playa la Isla. The crystalline water and beautiful sunsets make this a paradise for spending a lazy day swimming, lunching and relaxing. An afternoon stroll along the promenade with an ice cream is highly recommended!5. Day trip to Murcia
If you are a fan of great food, ancient history and impressive Baroque architecture, a day trip to Murcia 44 minutes west by car is just the ticket. The lavishly decorated interior of the cathedral is a sight to behold, as are the opulent interiors and frescoed ballrooms of the Casino de Murcia. Plaza de las Flores is a perfect stopover for a coffee amongst the flower shops. After lunch, you can spend a fascinating couple of hours admiring priceless artefacts in the Murcia Archaeological Museum!