Introduction to the Area

La Serena Golf Resort is located in the popular coastal town on Los Alcazares on the Mediterranean Costa Calida in the south of Spain. Los Alcazares, nestled on the shores of the Mar Menor, entices visitors with its golden sandy beaches, tranquil waters, and vibrant promenade dotted with bars and restaurants. Renowned for its therapeutic mud baths and water sports opportunities, Los Alcazares offers a perfect blend of relaxation and outdoor adventure along the Costa Calida.

The area offers an all year mediterranean climate, making it a popular destination for expats seeking a new life in the sun, as well as those looking for a holiday home. In fact, Costa Calida translates to ‘Warm Coast’. 

In addition to its inviting climate, Costa Calida is know for its stunning landscapes. Located in the Murcia region, this sun-soaked haven boasts golden beaches, tranquil coves, and crystal-clear waters, making it a haven for sun-seekers and water enthusiasts alike. The regions mountainous landscape provides a stunning backdrop, offering adventurers opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, and exploring scenic trails amidst its rugged beauty.

Beyond its coastal allure, Costa Calida offers a rich tapestry of culture and history, with charming seaside towns like Cartagena and Mazarron adorned with ancient ruins and vibrant festivals. From indulging in fresh seafood to exploring rugged cliffs and nature reserves, Costa Calida promises an unforgettable Mediterranean escape.

Nearby Towns & Cities

Santiago de la Ribera – This delightful coastal town is located to the north of Los Alcazares on the Mar Menor and boasts a scenic promenade lined with palm trees, inviting cafes, and seafood restaurants. Visitors can enjoy leisurely strolls along the sandy beaches or explore the bustling marina.

San Javier – Located next to Santiago de la Ribera, San Javier is just 10 minutes away from La Serena Golf and enchants with its historic landmarks, including the imposing San Javier Church and the fascinating Museum of San Javier, offering insights into the region’s rich cultural heritage. The town also hosts vibrant local markets, where visitors can sample fresh produce and artisanal crafts.

Murcia City – The historic city of Murcia is around 40 minutes from La Serena Golf and beckons with its magnificent cathedral, elegant architecture, and vibrant city centre brimming with shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. Visitors can wander through charming plazas, explore the narrow streets of the old town, or indulge in Murcia’s renowned gastronomy.

Cartagena – Just 20 minutes away, Cartagena presents an intriguing destination with its well-preserved Roman ruins, including the iconic Roman Theatre and the archaeological museum. The city’s bustling port and waterfront promenade add to its allure, providing opportunities for scenic walks and waterfront dining experiences.

Below are some other nearby towns of interest along with the distance by car from La Serena Golf.

La Manga – 25-30 minutes

Puerto de Mazarron – 50 minutes

La Zenia – 20 minutes

Torrevieja – 35 minutes

Alicante – 1 hour 5 minutes

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Golf Courses

Near La Serena Golf, golf enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with a diverse selection of world-class courses dotting the Costa Calida landscape. From the challenging fairways of Hacienda del Álamo Golf Resort to the seaside allure of Roda Golf & Beach Resort, there’s something for every player. Designed by Dave Thomas, Roda Golf offers a championship experience amidst stunning coastal vistas. Meanwhile, La Torre Golf Resort entices with its beautifully manicured greens and scenic lakeside setting, providing an idyllic backdrop for a round of golf. Just a short drive away, Mar Menor Golf Resort captivates with its Jack Nicklaus Design course, blending seamlessly with the natural surroundings. With such a vast array of options, golfers can indulge in endless variety, ensuring each tee-off is a new and exhilarating experience along the sun-kissed shores of the Costa Calida. In the neighbouring Costa Blanca just a short drive away, you will find many more, including well know championship courses such as Villamartin Golf and Las Colinas Golf and Country Club (pictured below), to name a few.

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Nestled along the sun-drenched coastline near La Serena Golf, a myriad of beaches awaits, offering something for every beachgoer. In Los Alcazares and the surrounding area alone, you will find a variety of beaches to suit all tastes. Playa de los Narejos beckons with its wide stretches of golden sand and calm, shallow waters, perfect for families and sun-seekers alike. Playa de las Salinas enchants with its picturesque salt flats, providing a unique backdrop for a relaxing day by the sea.

For those craving a more secluded retreat, the pristine shores of Playa de la Llana offer tranquillity amidst natural dunes and crystal-clear waters. Adventurous souls can explore the rugged beauty of Playa de la Hita, where windswept cliffs meet the azure Mediterranean, ideal for beachcombing and coastal hikes.

Just a short drive away in the neighbouring Costa Blanca is the famous Orihuela Costa and the stunning blue flag beaches it has to offer including Playa Flamenca, Campoamor, Cabo Roig and La Zenia. 

Whether it’s soaking up the sun, snorkelling in clear waters, or simply unwinding in a tranquil setting, the beaches close to La Serena Golf promise endless opportunities for relaxation and exploration along the stunning Costa Calida and Costa Blanca coastline.

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