Blue flag and Q for Quality beaches in the municipality of Cartagena 2017
11 Blue Flags and twelve Q for Quality beaches in Cartagena The Blue Flag for beach tourism quality is an internationally recognized award given by the Foundation for Environmental Education, who bill the flag as “a world-renowned ecolabel..

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12 Cartagena beaches offer special facilities for the disabled in 2016
Special facilities for those of limited mobility at twelve beaches in Cartagena Specially equipped “modules” are available on 12 Cartagena beaches for the 2016 season, comprising specially adapted toilets, changing rooms..

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Cartagena beaches: El Carmolí
El Carmolí is the northernmost Mar Menor beach in the Cartagena municipality The beach of El Carmolí, the northernmost beach in the municipality of Cartagena, covers a long stretch of the western (inland) shore of the Mar Menor, the largest..

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Cartagena beaches: Punta Brava
900 metres long, this is a semi-urban sandy beach The beach of Punta Brava lies at the northernmost end of the municipality of Cartagena, within the Diputation of Lentiscar,and just south of the town of Los Alcázares, from which it is separated by..

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Cartagena beaches: Los Urrutias
Fine sand and calm water at the beach of Los Urrutias Los Urrutias beach runs for 750 metres right along the front of the urban residential area of the same name, so during peak months is a high occupancy beach with lifeguard service.. This is..

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Cartagena beaches: Los Nietos
A long stretch of sand in Los Nietos at the southern end of the Mar Menor The soft, naturally sandy beach of Los Nietos on the western shore of the Mar Menor stretches for 2.7 kilometres in front of the urban area of Los Nietos, averaging 15 metres..

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Cartagena beaches: Islas Menores
A Blue Flag flies at Islas Menores beach on the shore of the Mar Menor The beach of Islas Menores is a 900-metre stretch of golden sand on the south-western shore of the Mar Menor, and is popular all year round with both the Spanish and foreign..

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Cartagena beaches: Mar de Cristal
Fine sand and spectacular views across the Mar Menor to La Manga This very attractive long beach at the southern end of the Mar Menor ( 900 metres long by 25 wide) is one of the best on the inland shore of the saltwater lagoon, with the views out..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Lomas del Castillico
This beach is located directly in front of the La Manga Caravanning Park Playa Lomas del Castillico is rarely called by its true name, being more frequently referred to as the La Manga Caravanning Club beach (Villas Caravaning), due to its location..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Honda
Blue Flag and Q for Quality awards for this kilometre long Mar Menor beach The beach at Playa Honda is a wide north-facing expanse of fine sand at the southern end of the Mar Menor which is popular with bathers all year round due to the warm..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Paraiso
Playa Paraíso is a natural corner of the Mar Menor by the Marchamalo salt flats The stretch of sand known as Playa Paraíso is an extension of the beach of Playa Honda, and is differentiated by the fact that it is backed onto not by urban development..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa del Vivero
An attractive semi-urban sandy cove at the beginning of La Manga del Mar Menor Playa del Vivero is a sandy little gem, tucked away just around the corner from the better known and infinitely more densely populated beaches of Playa Honda and Playa..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa de los Alemanes
A golden sandy beach in at the beginning of La Manga del Mar Menor 150 metres long, this is a semi-urban Mar Menor beach Playa de los Alemanes is tucked away just a short walk from Playa Paraiso and Playa Honda and is a high-occupancy semi-urban..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Puerto Bello in La Manga del Mar Menor
A sandy Mar Menor beach at the southern end of La Manga The Playa Puerto Bello offers 500 metres of sandy beach on the external area of the Puerto Bello marina at kilometre 1.5 of La Manga del Mar Menor. The southern end of the harbour is one..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Cavanna in La Manga del Mar Menor
1.2 kilometres of soft sandy Mar Menor beach Playa Cavanna is a long, curving Mar Menor beach located between the Dos Mares marina and the Gola de Marchamalo, and is well equipped in summer, with access and facilities for the disabled. It's an..

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Cartagena beaches: Darsena de Dos Mares
An important sporting beach on La Manga del Mar Menor The Darsena de Dos Mares is an extremely important little sporting beach for all those who enjoy kitesurfing, windsurfing, dinghy sailing and stand-up paddle. There are schools here offering..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala del Pino La Manga del Mar Menor
The beach of Cala Pino is a rare gem with shade The Cala del Pino is an exception among the beaches of La Manga del Mar Menor. The area is generally associated with long stretches of golden sand and uninterrupted views either out over the Mediterranean..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa de Gollerón
This attractive little beach is also called Cala del Turco Playa de Gollerón is a beautiful little cove, tucked away in a corner of La Manga del Mar Menor and the hidden secret of those who live in the area or own apartments. To be absolutely..

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Introduction to the beaches of Cabo de Palos
From tiny coves to long swathes of golden sand at the far east of the Costa Cálida Cabo de Palos lies at the eastern end of the municipality of Cartagena on the headland of the same name which juts out into the Mediterranean, and as a result..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Calnegre, La Manga del Mar Menor
500 metres of sandy Mediterranean beach in the south of La Manga del Mar Menor Playa Calnegre is sometimes referred to as Playa de Monte Blanco The Playa Calnegre beach on the Mediterranean shore of La Manga del Mar Menor is located alongside..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Galúa, La Manga del Mar Menor
Over a kilometre of sandy Mediterranean beach in La Manga del Mar Menor The Playa Galúa on the Mediterranean shore of La Manga del Mar Menor is one of the most characteristic of the beaches on which the fame of La Manga as a holiday resort..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa del Barco Perdido (Entremares) La Manga del Mar Menor
This vast 1800 metre long sandy beach is one of the most popular in the municipality The Playa del Barco Perdido lies in the southernmost stretch of sand on the Mediterranean shore of La Manga del Mar Menor, and is one of the most emblematic beaches..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa del Barco Perdido (Sirenas) La Manga del Mar Menor
This vast 1800 metre long sandy beach is the second in a run of the three Barco Perdido beaches The Playa del Barco Perdido lies in the southernmost stretch of sand on the Mediterranean shore of La Manga del Mar Menor, and is one of the most emblematic..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa del Barco Perdido (Zeus) La Manga del Mar Menor
This vast 1800 metre long sandy beach is the third in a run of the three Barco Perdido beaches The Playa del Barco Perdido lies in the southernmost stretch of sand on the Mediterranean shore of La Manga del Mar Menor, and is one of the most emblematic..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Amoladeras (Cabo de Palos)
A wide expanse of golden sand next to a nature reserve at the southern end of La Manga This 600-metre-long, 30 metre wide stretch of golden sand lies on the Mediterranean coast at the northern end of the headland of Cabo de Palos as the coastline..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Levante (Cabo de Palos)
A wide swathe of sandy beach in Cabo de Palos with fabulous view This is a kilometre long Mediterranean coastal beach. Of all the beaches in Cabo de Palos, this is the one which most resembles the stereotypical Costa Cálida dream beach: a long..

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Cartagena beaches:Cala de Las Escalerillas Cabo de Palos
A tiny cove with clear water on the northern shore of Cabo de Palos Cala las Escalerillas is a small and picturesque rocky cove, located at the far end of Playa Levante, one of the most beautiful, and popular beaches on the Mediterranean coastline..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Galera in Cabo de Palos
A pretty rocky cove in Cabo de Palos but no beach to speak of! La Galera is an unusual “playa”, because strictly speaking there’s hardly any beach here at all. This is a small rocky cove with steps running down..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala del Muerto in Cabo de Palos
A gravel beach near the lighthouse in Cabo de Palos This south-facing, gravelly beach is not among the most densely inhabited in Cabo de Palos, but for those who enjoy clear water and tranquil sunbathing this only adds to its attractiveness:..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Túnez (Cabo de Palos)
An attractive sandy cove in the shadow of the Cabo de Palos lighthouse Cala Túnez, also known as Cala Cuna, is the easternmost of the small coves which lie on the northern shore of Cabo de Palos, and lies below the lighthouse looking out over..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Calafría, Cabo de Palos
A small but spectacular beach looking out towards Islas Hormigas It’s not the longest beach in Cabo de Palos, and the surface is not fine golden sand, but Playa Calafría is a must for those looking for spectacular locations and clear..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Roja Cabo de Palos
A south-facing stony beach near the lighthouse in Cabo de Palos Cala Roja is popular with snorkelers. Cala Roja is a seventy-metre south-facing stretch of shoreline with a mixture of grey sand and rocks, and is very narrow, averaging just..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Abellán Cabo de Palos
Shallow rock pools west of the marina of Cabo de Palos Cala Abellán is a curious part of the coastline on the southern side of Cabo de Palos, which lies to the west of the town centre and marina at the end of the long stretch of houses on the..

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Cartagena beaches:Cala Mayor and Cala Botella in Cabo de Palos
Difficult access to craggy coves on the southern shore of Cabo de Palos The southern coast of the headland of Cabo de Palos consists of a series of small coves nestling under the dark crags and cliffs, and among these spectacular features are the..

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Cartagena beaches:Cala de las Melvas beach in Cabo de Palos
Pebbly coves just east of the marina of Cabo de Palos The stretch of the shore which is known as Cala de las Melvas in Cabo de Palos lies on the southern side of the headland, just to the east of the port and marina, making it easily accessible..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa de la Barra, Cabo de Palos
Bathing on the seafront but no beach in this urban area of Cabo de Palos Like many of the beaches of Cabo de Palos, the Playa de la Barra is unusual. Technically, it's not a beach, as there is no sand or even pebbles between the seafront promenade..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Medina beach in Cabo de Palos
Rocky coastline in the southern part of Cabo de Palos Cala Medina is a cove at the southern end of Cabo de Palos, facing east towards the lighthouse and the marina and the Islas Hormigas beyond. Just to the south lies Cala Flores, while around..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Flores in Cabo de Palos
Fine grey pebbles on the beach of a picturesque cove in Cabo de Palos The area of Cala Flores was first built up substantially in the very last years of the twentieth century as Cabo de Palos began to extend towards the south-west along the..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa del Descargador beach in Cabo de Palos
A small but picturesque rocky cove with spectacular views The Playa del Descargador is a cove with grey sand and rocks at the very southern tip of the built-up area of Cabo de Palos, and is popular with both visitors and the residents in the..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Reona (Cabo de Palos)
This is the southernmost beach of Cabo de Palos Spectacular scenery and soft sand next to the Calblanque nature reserve Cala Reona lies at the south-western end of Cabo de Palos, at the edge of the Calblanque, Monte de las Cenizas y Peña del..

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Cartagena beaches: Playas de Calblanque
The Calblanque beaches are within a protected regional park The Cartagena municipality is home to a block of beaches on the Mediterranean coastline which fall within the protected natural park of the Parque Regional de Calblanque, or the &ldquo..

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Cartagena beaches: Cala Cortina
Cala Cortina is the nearest beach to the urban centre of Cartagena Cala Cortina is the nearest beach to the urban centre of Cartagena and is a secluded cove on the edge of the urban area and the nearby industrial area of Escombreras. As this..

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Cartagena beaches: El Portús
El Portús beach and Cala Morena are alongside a naturist campsite An interesting option for those who prefer Mediterranean coastal coves to large open beaches is the fishing village of El Portús which lies within the large municipality of Cartagena..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa de La Azohía
The corner of this beach is popular with snorkelers and families The Cartagena municipality has several blocks of beaches and this beach falls within an area which lies at the far south-westerly tip of this large municipality, La Azohía and..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa La Chapineta (La Azohía)
A semi-urban beach which runs alongside the road in La Azohía The Cartagena municipality has several blocks of beaches and this beach falls within an area which lies at the far south-westerly tip of this large municipality, La Azohía and Isla..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa de San Ginés ( La Azohía)
A Blue Flag and Q for Quality beach in La Azohía The Cartagena municipality has several blocks of beaches and this beach falls within an area which lies at the far south-westerly tip of this large municipality, La Azohía and Isla Plana...

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Cartagena beaches: Playa La Caleta (Isla Plana)
A picturesque cove next to the little hermitage of El Carmen in Isla Plana The Cartagena municipality has several blocks of beaches and this beach falls within an area which lies at the far south-westerly tip of this large municipality, La Azoh..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa Isla Plana
A Blue Flag beach in picturesque Isla Plana Isla Plana is a small village in the eastern half of the Gulf of Mazarrón, and lies in the far south-westerly tip of the large Cartagena municipality. This area has been popular with Spanish holidaymakers..

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Windsurfing beach Cartagena; Playa Lomas del Castillico
This beach is located directly in front of the La Manga Caravanning Park Playa Lomas del Castillico is rarely called by its true name, being more frequently referred to as the La Manga Caravanning Club beach (Villas Caravaning), due to its location..

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Sporting beaches La Manga: Kitesurfing, windsurfing, watersports tuition and equipment hire
An important sporting beach on La Manga del Mar Menor The Darsena de Dos Mares is an extremely important little sporting beach for all those who enjoy kitesurfing, windsurfing, dinghy sailing and stand-up paddle. There are schools here offering..

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Cartagena beaches: Playa de la Gola, La Manga del Mar Menor
The La Gola beach is a Mar Menor beach on La Manga del Mar Menor The Playa de La Gola is located on the shores of the Mar Menor at kilometre 2.5 of the Gran Vía de la Manga, which is exit 19, just to the south of the Gola de Marchamalo after which..

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