Los Alcazares

Information on Los Alcazares Murcia, a fine beach resort located on the Mar Menor coastline.

Los Alcazares - Murcia - Spain

Los Alcazares: One of the most popular of Murcia's coastal resorts, Los Alcazares faces the calm, warm waters of the Mar Menor and boasts some fabulous sandy beaches and a warm pleasant climate, it is surrounded by some of the finest golfing resorts in the region.


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Los Alcazares Factfile:

Location: Mar Menor, Costa Calida, Murcia, Spain.

Population: 14,000

Postcode: 30710

Dialling Code: (0034) 968 ... ...

Los Alcazares History: The site of healing spas during the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsular, Los Alcazares became an established settlement when the Moors arrived in the area, the name of the town derives from the Arabic for "the palaces", and it was the Arabs who established agriculture in the area, building irrigation systemsto enable previously barren land to be used for growing fruit and vegetables. The Moors also developed some unique fishing methods which were perfect for the conditions experienced in the Mar Menor, methods which are still used today.

The town's time as a tourist resort began during the late 19th century and early 20th century, as the rich of Murcia city built holiday homes along the Mar Menor. The late 20th century saw something of a boom for both tourism and property development seeing the town grow considerably.

Los Alcazares Map: Shown on the right is an interesting satellite map showing the resort of Los Alcazares which faces the Mar Menor sea in the Murcia region of Spain.

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Los Alcazares is located on the N-332 coastal road and can also be reached from the AP-7 motorway, it is just 10 minutes from San Javier (Murcia) airport.

Los Alcazares Hotels: Not really a package holiday style resort, Los Alcazares has only a limited choice of hotels, contact details for a couple of which are shown below.

Hotel Costa Narejos - Address: Hotel Costa Narejos, Av. de Los Narejos, Los Alcazares, 30710, Murcia, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 968 583 980.

La Serena Golf Resort Hotel - Address: Hotel La Serena Golf Resort, Avda. Príncipe Felipe, Los Alcazares, 30710, Murcia, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 902 102 985.

Hotel Lido - Calle del Conde Campillo, 1, 30720 San Javier, España. Telephone: 968 570 700. Hotel Rooms: 32.

Los Alcazares Self-Catering:

La Mineria - Avenida de Europa, 25, 30710 Los Alcazares, España. Telephone: 968 334 502 (self-catering accommodation).

Los Alcazares Hostal:

Hostal Balneario La Encarnacion - Calle de la Condesa , 1, 30710 Los Alcazares , Spain. Telephone: 968 575 007.

Los Alcazares Restaurants / Cafes:

El Patio IV - C / Isla Tabarca , S / N, 30710 Los Alcazares , Spain. Telephone: 968 582 271.

Pizzeria La Rucola - Avenida de la Libertad , 20, 30710 Los Alcazares , Spain. Telephone: 968 574 494 (pizza restaurant).

Restaurant Punta Calera - C / Francisco Bayeu , 83, 30710 Los Narejos , Spain. Telephone: 968 171 550 (restaurant, bar, cafeteria).

Los Alcazares Beach - Las PalmerasLos Alcazares Beach: The resort has an excellent sandy beach which is clean and safe for children, it is lapped by the shallow, warm waters of the Mar Menor. The beach is backed by a promenade and is dotted with a number of bars and restaurants.

Los Alcazares Weather: Los Alcazares benefits from a splendid climate with warm, dry summers and mild, pleasant winters. The Murcia region is amongst the most arid in Spain, making rainfall scarce in summer, and only sporadic during the winter, those who live there expect to see at least 300 days of sunshine each year. You can check out the current Los Alcazares weather and 10 day forecast here: LOS ALCAZARES WEATHER.

Los Alcazares Bars: There are a good choice of bars and restaurants in Los Alcazares.

Fitzer's Irish Bar and Restaurant - Address: Avda Marques de Rozalejo, 7, Los Narejos, Los Alcazares, 30710, Murcia, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 696 096 023.

Campbell's Restaurant and Bar - Address: Calle de Marques de Rozalejo, Roda village, Roda, Los Alcazares, Murcia, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 696 096 042.

Amy's Bar - Address: Calle Penelope 70, Los Alcazares, 30710, Murcia, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 968 582 807.

Los Alcazares is located on the N-332 coastal road and can also be reached from the AP-7 motorway, it is just 10 minutes from San Javier (Murcia) airport.

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