La Manga del Mar Menor (and its municipalities of Cartagena and San Javier) Murcia (Spain) is a strip of land 24 km long, which was formed naturally from Cabo de Palos to the north. West of La Manga is the Mar Menor, which consists of a large salt water lake with a small opening to the sea.
The climate is dry and warm (Mediterranean). The average annual temperature is 18 º C, July and August are the warmest months and January and February the coldest.
The rainfall ranges around 300 mm annually with torrential regime and the highest in spring and especially autumn, the prevailing winds are from E and SE during the warm months and in colder SW.
Below you can see a map of La Manga:
The advantage of using our La Manga car rental is that you can move around Costa Cálida without having to worry about the expensive costs of using a taxi or the discomfort of public transport. You can also use the car for going from La Manga to Murcia airport once you are leaving the city, as our companies operate also within the airport. Is possible to rent a car at Murcia and get the car back at Murcia airport San Javier for your comfort.
Part of the Mar Menor is crowded with apartments, resorts, luxury villas, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, a marina and Casino Gaming. For people looking to feel the nature of the place there are also campsites.La Manga del Mar Menor is a great tourist destination, a cosmopolitan city with the charm and beauty of a natural landscape, quality and clean waters for watersports and excellent temperature and weather.
Along the 44 kilometers of beaches that offers La Manga, many different buildings rise in the horizon, all characterized by their proximity to the sea. People who come to La Manga do not have to worry about finding an accommodation on the beachfront as most of them already situated there. The offices for sale and rental of apartments, villas and all types of accommodations are open during the whole year. There are holiday packages that include accommodation and water sports some very attractive prices. La Manga offers various possibilities for accommodation suitable for all budgets.
On its first few kilometers are the most populated areas, recommended for young people who usually prefer to be near the disco and pubs to enjoy La Manga nightlife.
La Manga del Mar Menor has a winde range of beaches, 40km or more of sandy beaches, with the further possibility of choosing between two seas with water at different temperatures, different degrees of salinity, one with waves and the other quiet almost for the whole year, beaches overlooking the Mar Menor like del Pino, El Pedruchillo, The Trouser ... are quiet, however the beaches overlooking the Mediterranean like El Arenal, Pedrucho Bank Tabal, Levante, Marchamalo are typically Mediterranean beaches.
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