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The city of Murcia is located just over 30 kilometres inland & so does not have any beaches of its own. However Murcia province is home to the Costa Calida, offering a multitude of blue flag rated options. The vast majority of them are sandy beaches, but there are pebbled beaches & rocky alcoves for those who prefer to indulge in a spot of snorkelling. Great care & attention is paid to litter collection, & lifeguards/police patrols operate in most areas.

Below are 16 of the best beaches in the Murcia Province:

Villa Nanitos - near to the mud baths of San Pedro de3l Pinatar, with many sporting facilities such as wind surfing, volleyball, kayaking and water-skiing.

La Llana - a long sandy, blue flag beach with mild water and some waves in parts.

El Espejo - another blue flag sandy beach with many water sports including wind surfing and kayaking and volleyball. This beach is particularly reknowned for its calm waters.

Euromanga - a typical beaach of the La Manga strip, sandy and pleasant with calm waters.

Los Nietos - 4km long, grey sandy beach with calm waters and lots of restaurants.

Cala Medina/Las Melvas/Levante - make up a group of 3 small beaches, with slightly wavey water, ranging from sand to gravel to rock. There are great all round the year beaches and some great areas to snorkel.

Calas de las Mulas - this is a nudist beach with privacy, fine sands and no services.

Cala Cortina - a calm sandy beach with all facilities and a life guard on site.

El Portus - a quiet sandy beach with showers and toilets, it is a bit difficult to reach.

El Belonte Grande and Salitrona - a pair of short, sandy beaches only accessible by boat of by foot.

La Calera and San Gines - gravel and sand beaches with calm water and reasonable facilities such as showers and a few shops and restaurants.

El Rihuete and Puerto de Mazarron - sandy beaches with pleanty of local shops and restaurants.

El Cabezo de la Pelea and Las Covaticas - sand and gravel beaches which are great for snorkelling. Some of the coves are popular with nudists.

Baño de las Mujeres and El Ciscar - this pair of quiet short beaches offer great fishing as well as swimming and snorkelling.

Abejerro and Las Pulgas - sand and gravel beaches, quiet, no facilities.

Punta del Fraile - only accessible by foot with good clear water ideal for snorkelling.

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