Hotels in Santiago de la Ribera
Holiday accommodation on the shore of the Mar Menor in San Javier Hotel Albohera (3-star) Calle Marín, Esquina Bolarín T: (+34) 968 335910   Hotel Mar Mediterráneo (2-star) Avenida del Mediterraneo Calle Farallon 12 T: (+34) 968 571901     Hotel Mar Menor (3-star) Avenida del Mediterraneo Calle Farallon 12 T: (+34) 968 571901     Hotel El Marino (..

The outdoor Museum of the Air in San Javier
The Museo Aeronáutico Tiflológico in Santiago de la Ribera is fully adapted for the visually impaired The “Museo Aeronáutico Tiflológico” on the Explanada Barnuevo in Santiago de la Ribera is a new open-air facility which is fully accessible for everyone and adapted to people with impaired hearing and vision, providing information through both sight and touch. San Javier has for a long time been closely linked to aeronautics, the first..

Weekly street markets in San Javier
Regular markets throughout the municipality Spanish street markets are a great way to pick up some amazing bargains and offer an enormous range of products for sale, including clothes and accessories, shoes, beauty products, household items, soft furnishings as well as some of the freshest fruit and veg around. Tips Fruit and veg are generally one of the best options at weekly street markets as the Region of Murcia produces so much..

The church of San Francisco Javier in San Javier
La Parroquia San Francisco Javier, parish church and museum   Parroquia San Francisco Javier Plaza de la Iglesia, Calle Luis Garay, 6, 30730 San Javier Telephone 968 571085   MASS TIMES April to September: weekdays 20.00, Saturdays and the days vefore religious holidays 20.00, Sundays and religious holidays 10.00 and 20.00. October to March:weekdays 19.00, Saturdays and the eve of religious holidays 17.30 and 19.00..

The Museo Parroquial in San Javier
Local history in a nutshell at the museum in the parish church of San Francisco Javier The Museo Parroquial de San Javier is located within the parish church of San Francisco Javier and was inaugurated in 1998 following the ffirts of José Ballester Esparza and Ana Díez Moreno, both teachers at a local primary school. It contains a number of pieces donated to the church or which formerly belonged to the church and exhibits relate mainly..

The local history museum in San Javier
Discover local history at the Museo de San Javier  The San Javier Museum gives interesting insights into local life, showing the history of the municipality from pre-history through to its rôle as the modern-day home of the Spanish Air Academy. It also has a separate room dedicated to the Belén Monumental, the huge nativity scene which is displayed in the Plaza de España at Christmas, as well as another room upstairs which is used for..

The Explanada Barnuevo of Santiago de la Ribera in San Javier
Explanada Barnuevo, Santiago de la Ribera . The Explanada Barnuevo is the most used area of the seafront in Santiago de la Ribera and is used as the location for many of the open air cultural events which take place here throughout the year, including arts and crafts markets, concerts, exhibitions and displays. The marquee which forms the centrepiece for events such as carnival, and fiestas is usually located here. Traffic driving into Santiago..

Health, beauty and relaxation destinations in the Region of Murcia
Look after yourself by letting the Region of Murcia look after you! There are, of course, many reasons for visiting the Region of Murcia but as well as the climate, the beaches, the golf courses, the countryside, the mountains, the water sports, the gastronomy, the historical and cultural heritage, one of the best options is to take advantage of an opportunity to disconnect from the stress of everyday life and treat yourself to a little health..

May 25 Free guided tour of Santiago de la Ribera in San Javier
The Pearl of the Mar Menor tour illustrates the history of Santiago de la Ribera through its most important buildings This relaxed tour takes in the locality of Santiago de la Ribera on the shore of the Mar Menor and includes some of the most important historical buildings in the area. These include the tower of Torre Mínguez, which was the forerunner of the fishing village we know today, the Academia General del Aire (the officer training centre..

7 of the spookiest haunts in the Region of Murcia
Locations to send chills down your spine even in the heat of the Costa Cálida summer! The Region of Murcia is renowned for its sunshine, the warmth of its climate and its people, the good living and the delicious food, but even the Costa Cálida has its darker, colder side…   1. The Sanatorium of Sierra Espuña Throughout the western world in the early years of the 20th century many sanatoria were built to house and treat orphans..

Official caravan and motor home campsites in the Region of Murcia
Enjoy coastal and inland caravanning holidays all year round in the Costa Cálida A large number of people visiting the Costa Cálida in motor homes choose to do so without booking into an official site with facilities, but the majority still prefer to relax in a designated campsite fully equipped to make their stay in the Region of Murcia as stress-free and pleasurable as possible. Hand in hand with motorhome tourism, of course, goes the traditional..

New bus routes in the Cartagena and Mar Menor area
There are now buses connecting Cartagena, La Manga, Torre Pacheco and Los Alcázares The new bus system came into effect across the Region of Murcia on Friday December 3 and included in the new plan are several remodelled routes in the Cartagena and Mar Menor area which aim to provide better public transport connections for residents all year round.   Movibus is the name of the new system, which is made up of new green buses which have..

An introduction to Santiago de la Ribera
A beach resort on the coast of the Mar Menor in the Costa Cálida Santiago de la Ribera lies within the municipality of San Javier, and in terms of population is the largest district, occupying the area on the inland shore of the saltwater lagoon of the Mar Menor. The district includes some of the finest beaches in the northern half of the Mar Menor, and is also home to the Academia General del Aire, the Spanish air force’s officer training..

La Manga del Mar Menor Tourist Information
Tourist information office and tourism services La Manga del Mar Menor Tourist Office See below for information about tourist information offices and information points in the San Javier municipality. On La Manga del Mar Menor there is a tourist office at km 0 and a tourist information point at km 12, on Playa Mistral. For general information about La Manga del Mar Menor, use the subject heading La Manga del Mar Menor accessed via the..

San Javier buses, trains, planes and boats
Public transport in San Javier and Santiago de la Ribera Please contact the tourist office if you require further information about public transport options within the San Javier municipality Click for more information about Murcia-San Javier airport and public transport from the airport. See the subject heading "Public transport" under the Tourist Information option on the header bar for regular updates about public transport..

San Javier travel agencies
Travel agencies in the San Javier municipality Travel agents in Spain offer booking services for all types of travel and accommodation, so are regularly used to book coach, bus, rail and air travel tickets. Many also offer short breaks or excursions within the region and can also help with booking for rural houses. Santiago de la Ribera VIAJES CARREFOUR SANTIAGO DE LA RIBERA C/ Aguilar Amat 9, Santiago de la Ribera Tel: 968..

Fiestas and annual events calendar in the municipality of San Javier
There’s more to San Javier than just beaches! The municipality of San Javier is famous for its beautiful beaches (and the airport, of course) but it also has a full cultural offering all year round, including international festivals, concerts and fiestas. Here is a list of all the main fiestas and cultural activities for 2017. Events are loaded in the San Javier What's On section as programmes are made available. Please note, programmes..

Tourist information offices in San Javier
Oficinas de Turismo in San Javier, Santiago de la Ribera and La Manga del Mar Menor The municipality of San Javier has various tourist offices and tourist information points offering information to both locals and visitors, located in Santiago de la Ribera, on the ground floor of the Town Hall in San Javier and at the start of La Manga (theoretically in the municipality of Cartagena), while another tourist information point is located at kilometre..

The Balnearios or bathing stations of Santiago de la Ribera
Balnearios in the municipality of San Javier  These distinctive wooden structures, jutting out into the waters of the Mar Menor from the beaches of Santiago de La Ribera, are one of the characteristic sights of the municipality of San Javier. Their origins date back to the middle of the 20th century, when the area first started to experience a significant influx of summer tourists and bathing becoming a fashionable occupation both for..