Paella Cottage is our 2 bedroom terraced house located in a quiet area. It is within walking distance to 2 beautiful beaches and also close to shops and restaurants. The house has 1 double bedroom and 1 twin. A travel cot is available. The house has a large kitchen/dining room that is fully equipped with all the essentials. There is an upstairs family bathroom and downstairs cloakroom. There are air conditioning units in the master bedroom and living area.
Paella Cottage has an abundance of outside space. There is a front terrace, a back yard (containing a washing machine and shower), a balcony leading from the master bedroom and a private roof top solarium. There is plenty of choice where to relax and enjoy the Spanish sun and fantastic views across the nature reserve to the sea.
The communal pool is only a few paces away.
Murcia, San Javier airport is about 15 minutes drive and Alicante airport less than 1 hour.
The Costa Calida: The town of San Pedro Del Pinatar and its neighbouring coastal resort of Lo Pagan are situated on the northern tip of the Mar Menor, a natural salt water lagoon with several blue flag beaches, safe bathing and warm water. At the Mar Menor are the famous mudbaths, rich in therapeutic minerals. The fine sandy beaches look across the Mar Menor to the famous La Manga strip which has the renowned La Manga Golf Resort, a 20minute drive away. Within a short walk is the national park “Las Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar”, which are home to lots of wildlife including flamingos. A cycle track takes you through the national park and salt flats to the marina and the Mediterranean. The newly developed marina has some lovely bars, restaurants and shops.
Lo Pagan & San Pedro del Pinatar: Lo Pagan offers several bars, cafes and restaurants along its lengthy promenade shaded by palm trees. It is an enjoyable evening walk and there is a fairground and plenty of nightlife in the summer. San Pedro del Pinatar is a small Spanish town with tapas bars, restaurants, banks, shops and supermarkets. The local market on a Monday and is in the centre of town which is a 15 minute walk away. The bus station is also a 15 minute walk from the house. There are several local bars/restaurants very close to the house. There is a newly developed park at the end of the road. There is a childrens play area, wildlife pond and lots of different gardens as well as a cafe bar - a perfect place to relax in the evening sun! There are several bicycle hire shops and you can register for free bicycle hire at the Town Hall.
Activities: Golfers are spoilt for choice in this area with 3 courses, Villamartin, Campoamar and Las Ramblas, only a 15 minutes drive away.There are also facilities for sailing, water skiing, para gliding, boat trips, fishing, diving, wind surfing, jet skiing and horse riding within a short drive. There is a large shopping mall less than 10 minutes drive away, which contains a good selection of shops, fast food restaurants, a hypermarket, cinemas and ten pin bowling.
A 30 minutes drive south will take you to historic city of Cartagena, which is well worth a visit. There is a beautiful marina with boat trips around the harbour. Most of the sights can be found in one central area, all within easy walking distance.
A short drive north will take you into the Alicante region which is on the Costa Blanca. The resorts of Playa Flamenca and Torreveija (amongst others) are all within a short drive and you will find many beaches to explore with excellent facilities, bars, restaurants and shops.