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Calle del Pintor Rosales S / N, 30384 Mar de Cristal, Municipality of Cartagena Spain
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


There is a different place next to the Mar Menor, full of new sensations. A corner where every second is a unique experience .. A place where everything is illuminated, is full of life, large, upscale, quiet ... Where laughter, discover, live and dream. This is where the senses are. Discover our facilities in La Manga del Mar Menor.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free internet
Bicycle rental
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Rooftop terrace
Street parking
Bicycles available
Golf course
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Tennis court offsite
Nightclub / DJ
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Ginny wrote a review Oct 2021
York, United Kingdom33 contributions21 helpful votes
We booked a 1 night stay in a double studio - we arrived late evening and used the key card system- the room was very clean and a good size with a kitchen area - we slept well. We would definitely stay again- The bed was a king size which is always nice to have space- thank you-
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled
xx54lly wrote a review Oct 2021
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom10 contributions13 helpful votes
Wow! Family owned and what a difference that makes. The fact that we were recommended by another restaurant owner says everything. We travelled down the coast 25 mins but so worth it..the tuna tartare and the chateau briande were phenomenal. Superb customer service. No faults at all, in fact a return visit is imminent. Thank you for a lovely evening and showcasing a beautiful restaurant.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Closed Monday/Tuesday and only open for lunch at the weekend. Booking essential for a guaranteed...
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Richard M wrote a review Jan 2021
Mar de Cristal, Spain95 contributions23 helpful votes
We have now been countless times and this restaurant has really developed. Excellent food, excellent and friendly service and a location to die for... The variety is also something unique. Imaginative, creative, novel, always scrumptious....
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled
Gary L wrote a review Feb 2020
Ramsgate, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed in Loft 202, a fantastic luxurious apartment overlooking the Mar Menor with a huge wrap around terrace. Lovely receptionist (Ana) was on hand along with a wonderful onsite restaurant, nearby cafe/bar and supermarket. Everything about our stay was wonderful, highly recommended.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Paddy F wrote a review Oct 2018
Alicante, Spain43 contributions23 helpful votes
This well hidden gem on The Mar Chrystal, right on the beach, is a wonderful refuge for those recuperating from illness or hospitalisation,or who just want a quiet stress-relieving few days away from the " hustle and bustle",or doing the Power Boat Licence Course in the nearby harbour! There is a restaurant-bar attached to the complex and a supermarket next door! Each unit is self contained with a well equipped kitchen and all the Mod Cons! You can relax in the sun lounge overlooking the sea or stroll along the promenade! Staff are friendly and helpful and go out of their way to help! Television and free wi-fi and ample parking were also a bonus!
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Date of stay: October 2018
Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Request a room with sea-views if this is important to you!
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James E wrote a review Sep 2018
Angmering, United Kingdom17 contributions1 helpful vote
Loved this place. Accomodation first class and lovely staff and service. Amazing views and right next to a nice sandy beach. Very peaceful few days. Local restaurants very friendly and were great with our 1 year old daughter.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled
Doc_csm wrote a review Aug 2018
Harrow, United Kingdom102 contributions144 helpful votes
Been there a few times in all seasons. Superb location but the bill always comes with the stuff we haven’t consumed. And they rectify. Thanks to the free data roaming in the EU, we can look for alternative spots. Tried the Spanish shack at the end of the promenade. Good food and service is good if you can say a few words in Spanish.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled
2 Helpful votes
Rosemary McKeever wrote a review Jun 2018
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The restaraunt was in a lovely location close to the beach and close to the supermarket, very clean & very well presented and set up (particularly for the World Cup) Staff were very friendly particularly Denisa who made our every visit a fantastic one, she always made sure we were happy with our food and our drinks and everything was to our desires. The English amongst the staff wasn’t always very good they found it hard to understand us but they often gave us a free drink because of our continued custom. The food was very tasty, always, particularly the Lasagne!! It was so delicious, highly recommend. Very reasonably priced for the portions of the food and excellent service from our favourite Denisa & co. This is our second year here, with an extra few days added on everything is close by, we stayed in Mar De Cristal which isn’t very far from the restaraunt and cafe. Thank you to all the staff for another wonderful visit!! (This includes the cafe)
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Traveled
Ryanryry wrote a review May 2018
6 contributions4 helpful votes
Absolutely terrible, it should of stayed a secret, walls like paper so could hear everything from room above including children crying through the night, main problem was the slight small of sewer and a noisy air freshener put in the room to obviously hide the smell but kept going off every 10 minutes which was annoying beyond belief, also not as important but told 2 English tv channels and there were none, nobody on reception to sort the smell and noise out just a phone number to call which didn’t answer, booked in for two nights and left after one, receptionist on the following morning seemed disinterested and blamed the way the wind blows can make the room smell and can’t help people talking in other rooms so none of the problems there fault, even said I didn’t want the night we stayed refunding just the night we wouldn’t be staying and blankly refused to compromise and refund, there’s nicer and cheaper places to stay than here and we will not be returning!
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Traveled
2 Helpful votes
jandob wrote a review Oct 2017
Eastbourne, United Kingdom62 contributions41 helpful votes
Just ate in restaurant, but this is open all day, every day. They have platos, bocadillos, rations, tapas, good coffee, ice cream. Friendly waiter who speak English. Perfect spot to watch beachgoers, not too fussy about being in beach gear at the bar.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Traveled
$61 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
SpainRegion of MurciaMunicipality of CartagenaMar de Cristal
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Secreto del Agua
Which popular attractions are close to El Secreto del Agua?
Nearby attractions include Parque Regional de Calblanque (3.1 miles), Playa de Calblanque (3.0 miles), and Faro Cabo de palos (3.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Secreto del Agua?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a business center, meeting rooms, and a golf course.
Which room amenities are available at El Secreto del Agua?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at El Secreto del Agua?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Secreto del Agua?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paras indian Restaurant, El Rancho de Cabo de Palos, and Bocana de Palos.
Is El Secreto del Agua located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Mar de Cristal.
Does El Secreto del Agua offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Secreto del Agua?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to El Secreto del Agua?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Cabezo De San Ginés (3.7 miles) and Mina Julio César (4.2 miles).
Does El Secreto del Agua have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is El Secreto del Agua accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.