Los Alcazares. Resort Guide
LOS ALCAZARES is a busy Spanish resort on the Mar Menor Lagoon, with a vast array of shops restaurants, cafes and banks. There is a small shopping mall within a 5 minute drive with a small supermarket, a variety of shops, cafes and a cinema. The town also holds a market on both Saturday and Sunday mornings.
A short ride away is the beach area with a tiled, palm-lined promenade running alongside the Mar Menor Lagoon. If you continue along the promenade you will come to a more lively beach area with sun beds and pedalos and further along to Los Alcazares, a popular resort with a sandy beach, bars, cafes, shops. The whole area is very flat and is ideal for cycling or just promenading.
The area around Los Narejos is full of lively small resorts and historical towns. From Los Alcazares pier you can take boat trips to nearby islands, view the Mar Menor by night,or perhaps take a BBQ trip. Apart from Roda Golf you have Torre Pacheco which is 12 minutes away by car and La Manga Golf, which is 15 minutes by car plus many other well known golf courses within easy reach.
The resort lies just 25 mins drive from the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Murcia with its many restaurants, tapas bars, designer clothes shops, baroque cathedral and bull fighting ring and the largest shopping mall in Europe.
Torrevieja is within a 20 minute drive and is surrounded by salt lakes which are home to a variety of wildlife including pink flamingos which are protected within the La Mata nature reserve. The town has a large marina, fun fair, promenande which is bustling from early evening with street artists and stalls, a harbour walk and abundant bars, shops and restaurants.
Going north Alicante is worth a look as are the many beaches and bays all along the Costa Blanca and of course Benidorm is only an hour away with it's vast selection of attractions including the Terra Mitica theme park, Mundomar sea life attraction and Aqualandia water park
Los Alcazares Plaza