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Mar Menor

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great experience had by all in the mud baths. Would go again if I got the chance to. Easy to get to and lovely in the sun

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Newquay, England, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Mar Menor is known for water sports and outdoor activities. We visited in October and there were hardly any of the activity centres open and the vast majority of the restaurants and shops were closed. My daughter went paddling in the warm waters of the Mar Menor but luckily we spotted the masses of jellyfish before she got stung. Avoid... More

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Holland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

During summertime very busy on La Manga Strip with especially Spanish tourist who live there to survive the summerheat and abandon their cities. more then enough to do along the shores for kids and grown-ups with of course the many goor (fish-)restaurants.

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Murcia, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Maybe it is the time of year, but there was a distinct lack of service, slow and un-attentive' Is it because they feel it not necessary because the diners are holidaymakers and not looking for good service ???? This is a shame for us living close-by, however, it is a case of voting "with your feet" !!!!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Brilliant beach. Always busy. Get some mud on its so much fun. Water is just shallow so perfect for small kids

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visited Lo Pagan and the Mar Menor in the height of the season and there was still plenty of space for everyone. The mud baths are wonderful and allow you to chat with the locals whilst waiting for the mud to dry in the sun! Good restaurants and amenities. Being in a conservation area the local wildlife is stunning and... More

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Cancun, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The visit to Mar Menor is essential. There is no any other lagoon of sea water with the features of the Mar Menor in the world.

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

In the netted areas, swimming is nice with calm, warm water. We had no trouble with jellyfish on the right side of the nets.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went to a section of beach in the middle of the mar Menor. We wouldn't go back. Lagoon was absolutely swarming with jelly fish and littered along the shoreline. Also with seaweed and rubbish. Lovely promenade to walk along but no shops/ bars amenities.

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Freuchie, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We took a trip over to Lo Pagan beach (along with Los Alcazares and Torrevieja) and Lo Pagan won hands down in terms of scenery, water quality and general amenities. I thought it was a stunning beach, lovely golden sands, calm sea and clear water. Certainly the best of the 3 we visited - we were even treated to fly... More

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