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Pretty pine tree covered beach

Small cove with plenty of shade from pine trees and calm bathing water of the Mar Menor. Parking is... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Cartagena, Spain
Very Beautiful

Very Spectacular area and truly beautiful, beautiful view of the beach and the surrounding palm... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2016
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La Manga del Mar Menor, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very lucky as we were staying at the hotel right next to this cove. We found this too be a very nice experience on this beach as it was quiet during the week But very busy at weekends. When it got hot you...More

1  Thank maurice b
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Fairly small cove style area with nice fine sand, clear and shallow waters fairly warm and good for swimming. Shady areas provided very near by pine trees. Unfortunately this little beach got quite busy with tourist and also some locals. We will come back next...More

Thank heinzalbert
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful hidden bay with crystal clear water. A busy place in the peak season. Nice picnic area for family and friends.

Thank DavidG1967
Reviewed October 26, 2017

This small cove has a wide beach area with shade a bit further back from numerous pine trees - so a nice setting. Waters are shallow for a way out but like all swimming areas around Mar Menor it’s got a stagnant feel about it....More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed September 8, 2017

None beach on Mar Menor seems attractive. The sand, if ever, was golden, it was a millennium ago. The water is stagnant, the coast had silted up, having grown an unpleasant algae as a consequence.Totally did not want to swim in such water, even if...More

1  Thank Dalmik
Reviewed January 2, 2017

During the summer season the bay gets packed with visitors so parking is impossible.Out of season, plenty of parking spaces.Nice sandy beach on the Mar Menor which is shallow enough for all kids.There is a ferry/trip boat calling there regularly which goes around the Mar...More

Thank 5AnzioRob
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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Stunning views over the Mar Menor with great sunsets. This is a world-class setting with great ambience, excellent if limited menu and pleasant staff. Just a shame it's not open all year although worth a visit just for the sunsets!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Small cove with plenty of shade from pine trees and calm bathing water of the Mar Menor. Parking is difficult in summer.

Thank magsj47
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Visited in mid July, and it was extremely hot, feel that I would have reviewed more highly if it had been a little cooler, worth a visit.

1  Thank tripper41_11
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Very Spectacular area and truly beautiful, beautiful view of the beach and the surrounding palm trees! Downside,,,,, Big problem with some kind of caterpillar during the winter due to a lot of pine trees near the beach :(

Thank Claire32Avery
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July 1, 2018|
Response from maurice b | Reviewed this property |
We found that the hotels were either end of the bay. All the apartments in the middle were rentals and home owners. The season is just beginning and the area is very busy from now to September.