68 African migrants detained as they reached the Costa Cálida this weekend
16 people made it ashore in Águilas and Lorca while the rest were intercepted off the coast of Cartagena It might be imagined that the onset of cooler weather in southern Spain would deter African..

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Green light given for re-development of Cabo de Palos shopping complex
The Las Dunas centre has been empty and abandoned for over a decade The long-lasting attempts to create a new shopping centre in the Las Dunas area of Cabo de Palos moved a step closer to a successful..

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Motorboat runs aground on the oldest dunes in Europe in Calblanque
Conservationists call for more protection at the regional park near Cabo de Palos Salvemos Calblanque, a platform group for the protection of the regional park on the coastline of Cartagena to..

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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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Restaurant Miramar Cabo de Palos Murcia
Miramar Restaurant in Cabo De Palos (Cartagena municipality) The Miramar Restaurant in Cabo de Palos ( Cartagena municipality) was established in 1969 and is one of the foremost Spanish fish restaurants..

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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 the..

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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 which is devoted to Santa María del Mar in Cabo de Palos is located on the Paseo del Puerto on the western side of the marina..

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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 is 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 of..

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8km, Geological walk, Cabezo de la Fuente in the Calblanque regional park
Circular geological walk in the Cartagena municipality Sendero Circular Cabezo de la Fuente 8km Difficulty level: medium Start point, Las Cobaticas information centre, Cartagena, Mar Menor..

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4km Geological walk from Cala Reona to Salinas del Rasall in Calblanque
The 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 in Cala..

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Calblanque regional park
This is a good area for walking and also has several wild beaches The 1,882 hectares of Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition of the fact that the area is one..

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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..

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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 lighhouse 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..

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