Los Alcazares holidays 2019
Located on the south-east coast and close to Murcia, one of Spain’s largest cities, Los Alcazares (Alcázares) holidays can be as relaxing or as active as you choose. Located on the coast of the Mar Menor lagoon, Los Alcazares and this part of Spain is close to the coast of Africa, making it warm and balmy almost all year round.
So whether you love lounging on the beach, trying delicious local food and wine, hitting the golf course or trying some of the nearby outdoor activities you can do it while the sun is shining. As a spa town there is plenty on offer if you simply want to unwind as well. Book yourself in for a massage, a traditional hammam or choose from a huge range of other treatments.
At a glance
- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 2h 30m
When to go
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The Murcia area of Spain is well known for its fantastic golf courses, and holidays to Los Alcazares do not disappoint. Here you’ll find a stunning range of courses to choose from, whether you’re a pro or just love to practice amidst the incredible views over Spain’s southern coastline. For something more relaxing head to Playa los Narejos that lines the resort and soak up the warm sunshine on the golden sands. The nearby Mar Menor saltwater lagoon is said to have medicinal properties and be one of the healthiest places in the world, with the water’s minerals and vitamins ideal for those wanting to really unwind.
The Murcia region of Spain is well known for its delicious food and wine, with a large selection of local and international restaurants using the fresh ingredients from the sea and surrounding countryside from the regions of San Javier, Cartagena and Torre Pacheco. Choose from steakhouses, bistros, tapas, Italian, Indian and more. The seafood is ideal for foodies wanting to try something delicious, and is well known as being some of the freshest you can buy. If you prefer to stick to the good old favourites there are a couple of British style pubs dotted throughout the town where you can pick up a pint, fish and chips or a roast.
Families will love the many activities on offer on holidays to Los Alcazares. Head to Playa los Narejos beach with very little ones and watch them splash, paddle and enjoy the calm, clear waters of the sea. Try one of the many family friendly restaurants in the area, with plenty of different international cuisines on offer for fussy eaters to try. There is a train which will take you around the town and to all of the top sights, while families with children of all ages can enjoy a round of mini golf at the local course. If you prefer to stick to the water boat rental is available and ideal for keen captains.
Action & Adventure
The waters of Los Alcazares’ beaches remain calm throughout most of the season, making it the perfect place to learn to sail, wind surf, canoe or even scuba dive. If you prefer to explore the local area there are plenty of beautiful walks to try, as well as mountain bike rental available. For more sedate activities why not try mini golf? Or you could board the mini train which takes you around the town and to all of the top sites.
Simply wander along the promenade and choose your favourite beach from the 7km stretch of beaches. Running from Playa de La Concha to Playa Las Salinas, there's lots to choose from. The main beach is called Playa los Narejos, and it's the most popular, but all of the soft stretches of golden sands are connected by the town’s walkway, which is lined with restaurants, shops and bars. The shallow water is warm and clear, perfect for little ones who love to splash and paddle, while the calm sea also means there are plenty of water sports to try on your holidays to Los Alcazares. Take out a boat and try your hand at sailing, explore little coves on a kayak, or you could even try some windsurfing. And if you simply want to unwind on the sand? There are plenty of loungers and parasols available to rent.
There are plenty of bars to try on your holidays to Los Alcazares, whether you prefer a relaxed and cosy atmosphere with live music or somewhere you can dance the night away. There are a few Irish bars which can get rowdy and offer British and Irish beers, cocktails and more. Alternatively, try the beach bar and enjoy a drink or two right on the beach. Or head to the smaller bars dotted around Los Alcazares where you can mingle with locals, get good value for money on your drinks and soak up some of the local atmosphere.
Holidays to Los Alcazares are ideal for those simply wanting to relax and unwind, with its well-known history as a spa town. Enjoy a visit to the Roman thermal baths or try a natural mud bath and chill out while your skin absorbs the healing properties of the vitamins and minerals. Alternatively, try a boat trip to the nearby island of Perdiguera, which is well known for its crystal clear waters and delicious fresh seafood. If you enjoy trying different local foods Los Alcazares is the ideal destination. The local area is popular for its fresh produce and fertile soil, as well as its seafood.
As a historic town dating all the way back to the Roman era holidays to Los Alcazares are ideal for those who enjoy soaking up some culture and history when on holiday. The area is known as one of the healthiest in the world and boasts mud baths and Roman baths as well as plenty of spas. Spend the day allowing you skin to heal in the baths, which have medicinal properties thought to help a number of conditions. Or you could simply wander through the town soaking up the beautiful architecture and making the most of your time here. The Museu Aeronautico Municipal is a military museum that will take you through the aviation history of Spain and San Javier Airport, which is a former military air base. And of course to really soak up the Spanish culture in the town a visit to the beach, one of the many tavernas or the golf course is the perfect way to spend the day.