The La Manga del Mar Menor is surrounded by a great selection of beaches. There are 42 kilometres (26 miles) of beach around the pure, crystal waters of the Mar Menor. The maximum depth is seven metres and is warm enough to swim throughout the year evening winter time.
There are three main beach areas, each with their own characters. The Mar Menor beach is sandy and leads to the calm, very warm La Manga del Mar Menor lagoon. The Mediterranean side of La Manga strip is on the Eastern coast of the region, and has a sandy beach leading to the open sea. The final beach is on the Southerly coast. The landscape is different, the beach is still but many beaches are surrounded by rocky areas.
Two seas surround the coastline - the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean which has impressive cliffs and great beaches of endless white sand, lively ports and wild coves with crystal clear water. The La Manga area enjoys more than 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and mild temperatures, even during the winter, with a yearly average temperature of more than 18?C. This area is known as the Costa Calida, as is the ideal place to spend some days relaxing both in winter and summer.
From the fishing town of Aguilas to the white dunes of the beach of El Mojon in San Pedro del Pinatar, stretch kilometre after kilometre of beaches and deserted coves. In addition, there are delightful picturesque fishing villages, like La Azohia or Cabo de Palos where you can lose yourself for a few days there are aslo ports like the one in Mazarron where you can spend a lively evening and enjoy its magnificent gastronomy, there are also areas of natural beauty, unique in the whole Mediterranean, at the beaches of Calblanque one of the most highly rated areas in the Mediterranean. La Manga del Mar Menor is a paradise between two seas with infinite beaches, sandy sea beds and crystalline waters, which all help to make La Manga Club one of the worlds great resorts in southern Spain and La Manga.
Water sports enthusiasts will find La Manga del mar Menor of the best places in the world for practising sailing, canoeing, swimming, water-skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, catamaranning, kite surfing and every other type of water sport activity in its numerous clubs, ports and sailing and diving schools.
La Manga Club has its own small cove beach on the Mediterranean sea and there is also the La Manga del Mar Menor, which offers some great sandy beaches, with calm warm water, within a 10 / 15 minute drive of the Club.
The La Manga Club beach is called La Cala beach is in the Mediterrean side and has a great seafood restaurant, aptly named La Cala Restaurant which is open from the end of May until September. When the restaurant is open the courtesy bus operates to and from the beach at regular intervals around La Manga Club. This attractive small beach at La Cala is set against a stunning backdrop of cliffs and during the summer offers a full range of facilities.