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Lo Pagan - a real favourite of ours.

We've been coming to Lo Pagan regularly over the past 6 years for an afternoon out. We love the warm waters, the lovely beach, seeing the mud people, the extremely long promenade... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We've been coming to Lo Pagan regularly over the past 6 years for an afternoon out. We love the warm waters, the lovely beach, seeing the mud people, the extremely long promenade which makes up one side of the Mar Menor. and less than 1 mile away you find the salt flats full of flamingoes and other wading birds like... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I own a house that looks over the mar Menor, every day I walk out the door there it is, unlike the mediiteranian sea with an horizon, the mar Menor being a inland sea, you can see the opposite shore with fantastic sunsets

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It's warm! There are loads of excellent bars and restaurantes around, bird life out towards Las Salinas is just great, with flamingoes, bittern, avocet, stilt, terns shelduck, etc. plus hoopoe and beeaters nearby, plus of course, swifts and martins. Then there are the mud baths if you are inclined. Great place to visit, and if you hire a bike, it... More 

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Cartagena, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The southern end of the Mar Menor area is a fabulous place for holidaying with great swimming for families. In the Mar Menor itself the water is shallow and gets really warm in the summer which is ideal for young children. For the older more experienced swimmers the Mediterranean is not far to go. Cartagena city is close by and... More 

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Cabo Roig, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a great lagoon type area. Beautiful shallow water, very clear, ideal swimming, boating. Looking out over La Manga reminds us of Florida. Great sunsets from La Manga.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I don't know where Kattie went but it can't have been the central La Manga strip which has restaurants open all year round, plenty of winter residents and exciting fiestas in the Plaza Bohemia throughout the year. Alot of the very touristy stuff is closed. It's a stunning area with the Mediterranean on one side and the Mar Menor a... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The mar menor is a great place for families. Lots of beaches and little bars on the beaches in summer. Quiet out of season though

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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