Diving in Cabo de Palos and the marine reserve of Islas Hormigas and Isla Grosa
Wreck dives and spectacular underwater landscapes and abundant marine flora and fauna Without any doubt the marine reserve between the headland of Cabo de Palos and the small islands known as Islas..

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September 23 to October 16 Weekend events all around the Mar Menor in the Feria del Mar Menor
Gastronomy, sport and culture and leisure activities in San Javier, Cartagena, Los Alcázares and San Pedro del Pinatar As momentum gathers in the reactivation of tourist activity in the area around..

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September 30 to October 2 Feria del Mar Menor: guided tours, music, lighthouse visits and much more at the southern end of the lagoon
The second weekend of the Feria del Mar Menor is being held in various localities within the municipality of Cartagena During the second of four weekends of the inaugural early autumn Feria del Mar..

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October 1 and 2 Spanish Stand Up Paddle Board championships in Cabo de Palos
A new category this year makes it possible for partially disabled boarders to compete The 3rd annual SUP (Stand Up Paddle Surf) Challenge is being held on October 1 and 2 at the Playa de Levante in..

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Weekly street market in Cabo de Palos
Sunday is market day in Cabo de Palos: over 200 stalls outside the Las Dunas shopping centre For many expats and visitors, one of the great joys of shopping in Spain is the opportunity to buy fresh..

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Overview of 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..

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A history of Cabo de Palos
From the Neanderthals to dive tourism in Cabo de Palos This area has been occupied by mankind since human ancestors first began to appear on mainland Europe, and there are several sites around..

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Medical centre and chemists in Cabo de Palos
Three chemists and a local surgery exist in Cabo de Palos The medical centre of Cabo de Palos is just a few metres from the western end of the marina and the seafront in Ronda de Poniente: the best..

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Tourist information office in Cabo de Palos
Oficina de Turismo Cabo de Palos The tourist information office in Cabo de Palos is located at the north of the town, next to the main access from the dual carriageway which runs towards La Manga..

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Marchamalo and Amoladeras nature reserves in Cabo de Palos
Saltflats and native plantlife alongside Stone Age remains between the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean At the southern end of the heavily built up area of La Manga del Mar Menor is a zone where there..

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Visitors Centre in Cabo de Palos
Shipwrecks and the marine reserve at the Cabo de Palos visitors’ centre The “Centro de Interpretación” in Cabo de Palos is on the western side of the marina just a few metres from the church..

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The church of Cabo de Palos
The Iglesia de Santa María del Mar in Cabo de Palos  The modern church dedicated to Santa María del Mar in Cabo de Palos is located on the Paseo del Puerto on the western side of the marina, next..

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Policía Local and Guardia Civil in Cabo de Palos
The forces of law and order in Cabo de Palos The Cabo de Palos branch of the Policía Local of Cartagena is located at the northern end of the marina in a small blue building at the roundabout where..

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The fishing port and leisure marina of Cabo de Palos
The port and marina are still at the heart of activity in Cabo de Palos The fishing port and leisure marina of Cabo de Palos are at the very heart of the town on the southern shore of the headland..

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Cabo de Palos lighthouse
The lighthouse of Cabo de Palos has been in operation since 1865 The lighthouse in Cabo de Palos is without doubt the most representative building of the village, and has }been declared a Site..

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8-kilometre geological walk around Cabezo de la Fuente in Calblanque regional park
A circular geological route in the Cartagena countryside Sendero Circular Cabezo de la Fuente: Length: 8 km Difficulty: medium Start point: Las Cobaticas information centre The Calblanque..

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4-kilometre geological walk from Cala Reona to Salinas del Rasall in Calblanque regional park
This pleasant walk in Calblanque is of considerable interest to geologists Distance: 4km, one way Start point: Cala Reona Difficulty level: medium This 4-kilometre route, which begins..

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Calblanque regional park
A great area area for walking with several wild and picturesque beaches 1,882 hectares of land in Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition of the fact that the..

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Playa Paraiso Mud Bathing
Cartagena Romans swore by these mud beauty treatments  Covering an area of 170km, the Mar Menor is the largest salt water lake in Europe, and is a mecca for sportspeople, the unique conditions creating..

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Cabo de Palos, visiting the lighthouse and marina area, a great ride out for bikers
Where to go Mar Menor, walk up to the lighthouse at Cabo de Palos or enjoy an ice cream in the busy marina Cabo de Palos is a small peninsula which juts out into the Mediterranean sea, on one side..

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