La Manga is a 20-kilometre long strip of land in the Spanish region of Murcia. It can be found between the saltwater lagoon Mar Menor and the Mediterranean; La Manga offers many long sandy beaches. Here you live in a climate of about 320 days of sunshine a year, which makes it an excellent place to settle in if you are tired of wet and chilly weather. La Manga, whose name means just sleeve in Spanish, belongs to the two municipalities of Cartagena in the south and San Javier in the north. A drive of 75 kilometres in a southerly direction lies the larger city of Murcia, a cultural city with beautiful buildings.
In La Manga, you can combine fun activities with quiet days on the beach. You can take boat trips to the various nearby islands. Why not visit the area's main attraction, Puente de la Risa? It is a bridge with an unusually high slope, which makes it a unique experience to travel on. When you buy housing in this area, you are close to a host of fun activities for the whole family, plus the opportunity to try the local Spanish cuisine. On the many outdoor restaurants, fresh seafood is served, but there are restaurants for all tastes. Why not enjoy a sundowner at a comfy beach bar overlooking the Mediterranean Sea?
The main advantage of buying a home in La Manga is that you get all those lovely days of sunshine a year, allowing you to fully enjoy the long beaches, sunbathing, swimming and exciting water sports. As the waters of Mar Menor has a high content of salt and iodine, you can also enjoy the positive effects these have on your health.
There is a lot to do here all year round, but during the summer months, the area is filled with more people and activity than during the winter. For sports and golf enthusiasts it is recommended to visit the resort La Manga Club. Here you can play golf on three different courses and also use the resort's sports facility. There are several golf courses nearby, including the popular Roda Golf & Beach Resort and Club de Golf Altorreal.
As a resident here you are also close to major cities, such as Murcia and Cartagena and all the excellent shopping you will find there. In the southern part of La Manga lies the cosy little village of Cabo de Palos, which is a little hidden gem with fantastic restaurants, swimming opportunities and walking paths. Are you thinking of moving here with children? The area has several International schools.
Want to know more about living in La Manga? Our estate agents will be happy to tell you more about life in La Manga.
Murcia is an old and beautiful city located in the southeastern part of Spain, bearing the same name as the region. Many Europeans choose to live here both full and part-time, which means that the city is alive all year round.
The nearest international airport is Alicante Airport, located approximately 80 kilometres from the city, and can be easily reached by bus or car. The region of Murcia is often called the Garden of Spain. This means that many of the dishes included in the menus of the area are prepared from fresh vegetables. Here you will also find tasty tapas and wines of various kinds from the local wineries.
If you go to Murcia with children, there are amusement parks and more child-friendly beaches a bit from the city.
La Manga can be an option for you if you are looking for a home in the sun and want to live in a quiet area close to fantastic beaches, crystal clear water and good restaurants. Our experienced estate agents know the area well and can help you find your dream home in La Manga.
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