Mar Menor (little sea) is the largest salt-water lagoon in Europe also considered to be the worlds largest swimming pool, which is safe for all forms of water sport; it is non-tidal, crystal clear, and shallow never reaching more than 7 metres
in depth and with average water temperature of 23 degrees.
On the Costa Calida you can find various sailing centre's that will be more than happy to rent you the sailing equipment
that you need or give you basic, intermediate or advanced lessons in windsurfing, water skiing, sailing , canoeing , jet ski or under water diving.
San Pedro has a really informative visitors centre where you can learn all about the regional park that is made up of the sand dunes and salt marshes. A stop at the marina is a must before visiting the mud baths at nearby Lo Pagan. The mud baths are free to use, simply walk down the steps, cover yourself with the therapeutic mud, said to be good for all types of skin complaints, aches and pain, dry off in the sun, then re-enter the water to wash it all off!
It is important to say again, United Golf Resort does not currently have a golf course on site, but as soon as it does this website will be updated. However, the apartment is only 10 minutes away from La Sierra golf course and many others in this region. Within 30 minutes drive you can easily reach Campoamor or Villamartin in the north and the world famous La Manga to the south.
Booking is easy and safe as we use AirBnB for all our bookings. Please note we require a 200 euro bond in case anything should get damaged in our apartment. Once booked we will give you the email address and phone number of our property managers in Spain who is employed by us, to make sure your stay is enjoyable. They can be contacted 24/7 via telephone or email.
You will also be required on arrival to give them 55 euro for the final clean of the apartment and (based on 4 people) 35 euro for linen change, as we provide hand/bath/beach towels.
We strongly recommend car hire to fully enjoy the location of our apartment. Currently there is no shop or bar on the resort, but La Tercia is a 6 minute drive away with small supermarket and several bars and restaurants. Balsicas is a 10 minute drive away with several supermarkets and again bars and restaurants.
Remember when hiring a car abroad to ensure you are properly insurance. If flying to Murcia airport there are several hire companies. We used Centauro, good service, cheaper than others and cheapest full insurance cover giving excess waiver.
Here's a link that will give you up to date weather for the region, and some local Fiestas (it's in Spanish so you'll to google translate as you go), further information will be added soon.
Some of the highlights in the region, we're sure you find more besides. Sit back and enjoy.