Summer year-round in Costa Cálida
If you are tired of the gray days, the rain and the cold, the Costa Cálida is your ideal place. This part of the Spanish Mediterranean coast, which is located in the province of Murcia has a microclimate that has the quality of having a temperature high and little rainfall throughout the year. This higher temperature comes by being situated on the Gulf of Mazarrón.
The characteristics of its climate have made it a part of the coast relatively dry and with about 250 kilometres of coast with many beaches options. Its landscape is rife with oleander and wild Palm strongly reminiscent his past as sailors area since this area left many expeditions in search of the Americas.
Its main city is Cartagena which boasts a rich history littered with differents civilizations that lived in it. The city was founded in 227 BC and had its climax during the Roman period when was the capital of one of the provinces of the Empire.
Not only history lives the Costa Cálida. Has a spacious options hoteleres by different municipalities, making it very attractive to visitors who want to enjoy the good weather, long days on the beach and food.
In the part more southernmost of the Costa Cálida is Mar Menor, Europe's largest salt water lagoon where. This large lake is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a strip of sand of 22 km., called La Manga of the Mar Menor.