Jumilla police volunteer to help in the clean-up in Los Alcázares
300,000 euros of damage to farmland in Jumilla but the generosity of the locals stands out Last weekend’s destructive “gota fría” storm did not have such destructive consequences in the far north of Murcia as in other parts of the Region..

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Tap water in los Alcázares still not drinkable
The clean-up continues on the shore of the Mar Menor after the gota fría storm last weekend In much of the Region of Murcia the destructive “gota fría” storm which battered the Region of Murcia and the rest of south-eastern Spain last weekend..

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Forestry brigades, UME and volunteers continue the clean-up in Los Alcázares
There is still a huge amount of work to do a week after the Gota Fría Although the topic is no longer "hot news", the fallout of last week's Gota Fría will continue to require the attention of thousands of people, cleaning up and repairing..

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Holiday home owners urged to open up and inspect closed properties near the Mar Menor
Unattended flooded homes could cause health risks and secondary damage as well as hampering insurance claims Fernando López Miras, the president of the regional government in Murcia, continued his visits to the areas worst affected by the dramatic..

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400 emergency workers still clearing up after the gota fría
85 people were still unable to return to their homes in Murcia on Tuesday Six days after the rain heralding the arrival of last week’s gota fría storm began to fall in the Region of Murcia the 112 emergency services call centre is reporting..

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Free concerts in the Los Alcazares cycle of Early Music 14th, 21st and 28th September
Three free concerts in the nautical club The Ciclo Música Antigua del Mar Menor 2019 offers three concerts of early music, all of which are taking place in the Club Náutico Mar Menor, the nautical club (see below for map). Entry to all of..

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Every Friday at the La Encarnación Hotel and restaurant in Los Alcázares
Every Friday the Hotel  in Los Alcázares offers a musical accompaniment to dinner. Each week the hotel La Encarnación in Los Alcazares offers shows for diners at the hotel restaurant.  Friday evenings, from 19.30 onwards Pedro Alacron and Romanic..

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Every Friday: Expat community activities across the region
Regular Community events across the Murcia Region There are lots of community activities taking place every day throughout the Murcia Region. The What's On section contains specific dated events as well as other cultural events around the region..

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The Tenors opera show at the Hotel La Encarnacion in Los Alcázares every Saturday
Every Saturday the Hotel in Los Alcázares offers a musical accompaniment to dinner Diners at the Hotel La Encarnación in Los Alcázares can enjoy some musical accompaniment courtesy of The Tenors, Roberto Di Parma and Manuel Meseguer, performing..

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21st September Palmera fest brings fun and music to Los Alcázares
Taking place in Calle Helena from 12 midday until 1am in the morning! DJ's, market, workshops, talks, wine and design and live music with Jamones con tacones! Free entry and lots of fun. From 12 midday until 1am in the morning. Click..

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Every Saturday: Expat community activities across the region
Regular Community events across the Murcia Region There are lots of community activities taking place every day throughout the Murcia Region. The What's On section contains specific dated events as well as other cultural events around the region..

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Flamenco in the Hotel La Encarnacion Los Alcázares every Sunday
This is the oldest hotel in Los Alcázares Every Sunday evening the historic La Encarnación Restaurant in Los Alcázares offers a Flamenco dance show given by members of the Raquel Peña association for those dining in the hotel restaurant from 8..

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Every Sunday: Expat community activities across the region
Regular Community events across the Murcia Region There are lots of community activities taking place every day throughout the Murcia Region. The What's On section contains specific dated events as well as other cultural events around the region..

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Every Monday HAH Help at Home tabletop sale Los Alcázares
At La Zona Bar from 10:00 to 13:00 Join the Mar Menor group on Facebook for info about Los Alcázares, San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar, Torre Pacheco, La Unión and Cartagena and keep up to date with all the latest news and events in the Mar..

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Every Monday Friendship Group coffee morning Los Alcázares
Make new friends in the Los Alcázares area of the Mar Menor Join the Mar Menor group on Facebook for info about Los Alcázares, San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar, Torre Pacheco, La Unión and Cartagena and keep up to date with all the latest..

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Every Tuesday the Hotel Encarnación in Los Alcázares offers live entertainment
Live entertainment every week at the Hotel la Encarnación Visitors to the Hotel La Encarnación in Los Alcázares can enjoy an evening of mixed Meastro music  from 8 p.m onwards. Table booking for these weekly events is advisable as space is..

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Mexican Mariachi band every Wednesday at the Hotel La Encarnacion in Los Alcázares
Enjoy an atmospheric dinner at the oldest hotel in Los Alcázares Every Wednesday evening the historic La Encarnación Restaurant in Los Alcázares offers a special Mexican atmosphere, with live music provided by a Mariachi band which begins playing..

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Every Thursday: Expat community activities across the region
Regular Community events across the Murcia Region There are lots of community activities taking place every day throughout the Murcia Region. The What's On section contains specific dated events as well as other cultural events around the region..

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Saturday 28th September, Artisan Market in Los Alcázares
Los Alcázares is hosting this artisan market monthly throughout the year Los Alcázares is hosting an artisan market on Saturday 28th September in the Paseo Carrión which runs behind the Carrión beach between 10:00 and 22:00 offering a wide..

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Saturday 28th September Los Alcázares: Free guided cycling route around open-air urban art museum
Urban bicycle routes in Los Alcázares offer a mixture of history and urban art On 28th September 2019 the Los Alcázares municipality continues with its programme of guided urban cycling routes to see some of the urban art within the municipality..

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Saturday 28th September Artisan Market in Los Alcázares
Los Alcázares is hosting this artisan market monthly throughout the year Los Alcázares is hosting an artisan market on Saturday 28th September in the Paseo Carrión which runs behind the Carrión beach between 10:00 and 22:00 offering a wide..

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Insurance claims expected to reach 190 million euros after gota fría flooding
Initial estimates could increase as the floodwater continues to recede in Murcia and Alicante As attempts begin to evaluate the damage caused by the massive “gota fría” storm which hit Murcia and other parts of southern Spain between 12th..

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Contact numbers for volunteers in the flood clean-up operation
The Murcia government publishes more details of local volunteer forces The regional government of Murcia has published a list of contact numbers for those wishing to offer their help as volunteers in the clean-up operations taking place in the..

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Saturday 19th October Los Alcázares: Free guided cycling route around open-air urban art museum
Urban bicycle routes in Los Alcázares offer a mixture of history and urban art On 19th October 2019 the Los Alcázares municipality continues with its programme of guided urban cycling routes to see some of the urban art within the municipality..

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Parque de las Peñas Huertanas in Los Alcázares destroyed
Vehicles and bins slammed into the bridge and the water behind them broke through the walls and flooded surrounding streets Just a couple of weeks ago we were sitting in the tapas gardens enjoying a night of folk dancing and the best of Murcian tapas..

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Flooding disaster in Torre Pacheco, Los Alcázares, Los Nietos and San Javier: how to help
Hundreds of volunteers converge on the coast of the Mar Menor to offer help in the clear-up operation Charities open donation funds in Los Alcázares and Torre Pacheco One of the extraordinary aspects of disasters such as the huge gota frí..

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Much of Murcia returns to normality after the devastating gota fría storm
Back to school in most of the Region but no classes yet in the worst-hit areas After the catastrophic scenes of the last few days as a massive “gota fría” storm battered the Region of Murcia, bringing with it disastrous flooding close to..

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Los Alcázares beaches disappear as Mar Menor rises
Millions of litres of water have poured into the Mar Menor from the surrounding countryside A red stain spread into the lagoon as ramblas and waterways disgorged their mud-laden load into the lagoon, millions of litres of water carrying debris, mud..

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Los Alcázares: Ground Zero of the Gota Fría
Although not the municipality which received the most rain, Los Alcázares was one of the worst affected, Millions of litres of mud-laden rain flooding the streets of the old quarter of the town, as water poured off the fields from the agricultural Torre..

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Deluge of volunteers in Los Alcázares following the Gota Fría
Volunteers from all over the region join the Military Emergencies Unit in the big clean-up Anyone wishing to volunteer should go along to the town hall where those requiring help are registering their requests and volunteers are being sent to..

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 9th November Los Alcázares: Free guided cycling route around open-air urban art museum
Urban bicycle routes in Los Alcázares offer a mixture of history and urban art On 9th November 2019 the Los Alcázares municipality continues with its programme of guided urban cycling routes to see some of the urban art within the municipality..

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Saturday 14th December  Los Alcázares: Free guided cycling route around open-air urban art museum
Urban bicycle routes in Los Alcázares offer a mixture of history and urban art On 14th December 2019 the Los Alcázares municipality continues with its programme of guided urban cycling routes to see some of the urban art within the municipality..

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Saturday 14th December EuroNavidad Christmas Fair Los Alcázares
Spangles Ladies' Harmony Chorus  perform at 19:30 The Centro Municipal Las Claras at Los Alcazares is holding its annual Euronavidad fair Saturday 14th December from 6pm onwards. The fair is always held to coincide with the festivities of..

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Los Alcazares Flooding; Gota Fria 12th September
See full background information for the Murcia Gota Fria 2019 Images from our readers:

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Mar Menor towns suffer the worst flooding as the gota fría storm recedes
Severe flooding in Los Alcázares, Torre Pacheco, San Javier and other coastal towns The worst fears of residents on the coast of the Mar Menor proved well founded on Friday morning as they awoke – those of them who had managed to sleep through..

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Los Alcázares under water: Mayor requests help to evacuate stranded residents
The gota fría hits the shore of the Mar Menor as the motorway disappears under floodwater Mario Pérez Cervera, the Mayor of Los Alcázares, has requested urgent help from all quarters to evacuate people from the municipality after the extreme..

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Parque de las Palmeras in Los Alcázares
Cultural venue in Los Alcázares The Parque de las Palmeras is a small park next to the Playa de las Palmeras beach in Los Alcázares, behind the Hotel Costa Narejos. The park takes its name from the large number of palm trees growing there, which..

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Cruz Azul, San Javier
Providing veterinary care for sick and injured pets Cruz Azul Murcia was founded in 2013 to promote responsible pet ownership in the Murcia Region.  To encourage vaccination, sterilisation and microchipping of pets. Cruz Azul raise funds from..

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Weekly markets in Los Alcázares and Los Narejos
Tuesday and Saturday are market days in Los Alcázares For many expats and visitors, one of the great joys of shopping in Spain is the opportunity to buy fresh products and bargain clothes in the weekly local markets, which are awash with colour..

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La Encarnacion Hotel Los Alcazares Murcia
Historic Los Alcazares Hotel La Encarnacion The Hotel and Balneario La Encarnación, is the most historic hotel in Los Alcázares, built right down on the beach front in a privileged position. It´s construction dates back to a period when the..

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Ayuntamiento de Los Alcázares
Ayuntamiento de Los Alcázares, Los Alcázares Town Hall Los Alcázares town hall is a large, modern building, located in the Avenida de la Libertad. Most of the daily business of the Town hall of Los Alcázares takes place in this location..

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