Los Alcazares

  • Los Alcazares is a costal spa town and former fishing village on the western side of the Mar Menor. It has 2 distinct areas “The Old Town” and “The New Town”. In reality both are a mixture of old and new facilities.
  • The local street market is on a Tuesday in the Old Town. It has fresh local produce, clothes and household goods.
  • In the summer months there is night market every evening in New Town.
  • There are 7km of golden, sandy, beaches skirting the warm waters of the Mar Menor. They are are shallow and non-tidal - ideal for families.
  • Numerous golf course surround Los Alcazares, the closest being Roda Golf and La Serena. Within a short drive there are many more - at very reasonable prices.
  • There's no shortage of restaurants. They range from traditional Spanish tapas to English style gastro pubs and bars.
  • The beautiful, quaint, marina in the Old Town is ideal for those looking for a more traditional feel.
  • Head toward the New Town for the nightlife - and in the summer a fun fair and circus.
  • Water sports are easily accessible. There are great cycle routes along the coast and a crazy golf course.
  • A daily ferry service runs to La Manga, the Perdiguera Islands or Gros. Times are available in the tourist office.
  • In October Los Alcazares has a week-long festival, with: firework displays, processions, a windsurfing competition and the ´Caldero´.(When the local fishermen light fires on the beaches and cook their catch in hanging cauldrons for the public.)
  • The Aviation Museum is well worth visiting. It celebrates the local passion for aviation.
  • Its history dates back to the Romans period, take a 15 minute drive to Cartagena to see the ruins and the museum.