- Murcia region
Holiday rentals and apartments in Murcia region
Gorgeous Murcia region all year getaway
The delightful seaside villages dotted along the coastline of Spain's Murcia region offer you beautiful panoramic views of the Mediterranean. The Mar Menor is a stunning setting alongside beautiful stretches of sandy lagoon beaches. This perfect destination offers 300 days of golden sunshine, a pristine coastline with multiple, wide, clean, sandy beaches, superb swimming and water sport possibilities and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for fascinating day trip adventures to magnificent surrounding towns and historical attractions.
A wonderful taste of Spain's Costa Calida
Enjoy an unforgettable, sun-drenched getaway with access to all the best historical sights, beaches, golf courses, restaurants and family adventure day trips from your Murcia region rental. Choose from a variety of conveniently located accommodation options in the vicinity of Lorca, Mazarrón, Mar Menor, La Manga and Cartagena where you can make yourself at home in a spacious, breezy, home away from home with a selection of options perfect for accommodating 6, 8, 9 or even 16 guests! Many of the immaculate, fully equipped, contemporary rental options on offer have a sparkling pool plus a stunning terrace or balcony view of the surrounding landscape and are conveniently situated just minutes from the best beaches in the area.
Holidays in the region of Murcia: The area and getting around
A holidaymaker's paradise
Murcia province boasts 250 km of beaches along the stunning Costa Calida section of the Costa Blanca. Inland you can explore and discover spectacular heritage olive groves, mountain vineyards and medieval and ancient architecture from lost civilizations. This perfect, family holiday destination is quickly reached with flights of around 2.5 hours from London, Manchester or Birmingham, perfect for an idyllic winter sun break!
Sightseeing, sunbathing and golf
Make the most of the idyllic, sugar soft white sand, family friendly beaches that Murcia province is known for. If you fancy a multitude of sightseeing options, you can lose yourself in the region's ancient history heritage sights and sublime architecture. Enjoy premier golf courses, wonderful dining and shopping options and lazy beach days soaking up the golden rays or cooling off in sparkling, tourmaline waters in this charming, welcoming corner of Spain!
Travellers and activities
Murcia region 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 Murcia
Murcia region for beach lovers
The Murcia coastline is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the region for holidaymakers. Beach enthusiasts have dozens and dozens of beautiful, sandy beaches to choose from! It is possible to spend time on a different stunning beach every day along the coast. Whether you love long stretches of golden sand, or the raw Caribbeanesque beauty of a saltwater lagoon, you will be drawn to the glorious calm of the warm, crystal clear waters and the unforgettably stunning, translucent azure colours of the seascapes. The area offers you a multitude of options for relaxed water sport and is a haven for snorkelling and diving.
Top 5 travel tips in Murcia region
1.Visit the Bateria de Castillitos
Fancy gazing out over a sublime, azure panoramic view from Escombreras to Cabo de Gata? Head on up to Bateria de Castillitos located on Cabo Tiñoso, 10 km east of La Azohia on the coast. Stroll about the faux 1930s build, medieval ramparts and moats of this architecturally impressive and very scenic military fortification where you are sure to snap some fabulous holiday photos!
2. Play Golf at La Manga Resort
The West Course at La Manga is the crown jewel of Real Golf La Manga Club that boasts a unique 18 hole course that meanders through clusters of statuesque, verdant pine trees. The course makes the most of the naturally hilly terrain offering players the challenge of sudden elevation changes as well as stunning panoramic views. This premiere course is located just 23 minutes west of Cartagena and offers beautiful clubhouse resort infrastructure with excellent restaurant facilities for a leisurely lunch after your game!
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 Playas de la Llana
Spend the day enjoying the pristine raw beauty of Playas de la Llana along the Mar Menor. A wide stretch of unspoiled white sand beach offers you superb swimming conditions in the sheltered waters of the Mar Menor lagoon. If you fancy a rejuvenating session of free mud bathing head to the famous Baños de Lodo just 1.6 km north of the main beach where you can slap on a layer of black mud that is said to be beneficial for health and wellbeing!
5. Day trip to Murcia
If you are a fan of great food, ancient history and impressive Baroque architecture, a day trip to Murcia under an hour 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!