Walking Holidays in La Manga
By Design Holidays | November 11, 2013 | Posted in: Holidays in La Manga club resort
If you are thinking of a fantastically holiday to Spain then consider La Manga as an option especially if you are looking for a wonderful walking holiday. La Manga is well known for its peaceful and relaxing walks through the surrounding countryside. If you are planning on treating yourself to a more up close and personal look at this beautiful area of Spain and experience some awesome sites and Spanish culture.
La Manga is a really good place if you are looking for both slow-paced, contemplative walks and athletic excursions that test your endurance. The climate in La Manga and the surrounding regions has sun all year round making it an ideal place for hikers and walkers. One great place to stay in La Manga is the La Manga Villas or the La Mange Hotel both located at the La Manga Club resort which offers other facilities such as golf, tennis, horse riding, water sports, children’s club and cycling to name a few.
Once you arrive in the Spanish resort of La Manga then a great place to go walking is the Calblanque Nature Reserve. Calblanque Nature Reserve is a regional park which received protected status in 1987. The area you walk around in this nature reserve includes lovely beaches, hills, cliffs and salt flats. On route through this nature reserve you will be able to see various forms of Spanish wildlife and plant life. IF you are more of a camping person then this nature reserve in La Manga has a designated area for camping.
If you continue walking North of Calblanque Nature Reserve you will get to Mar Menor and a salt lake that provides a great background and a very peaceful environment. Close to both La Manga and Mar Menor is the Costa Calida region at the southern portion of Costa Blanca. A lot of the coastline in this area is protected so hasn’t seen any tourist development and so makes for a great walking region to venture into. This protected Costa Calida region has unadulterated natural habitat for you to explore at your leisure.
Close to La Manga is the Sierra de Espuna National Park. This park has the Sierra de Espuna Mountain, which is more than 5,200 feet high. Its forest offer walkers and hikers great walking challenges. If you walk in this region you can also try out rock climbing and/or horse riding. The forest also helps walkers to escape the heat in the hot summer months, as the forest provides shade.
Another walking area you can try near La Manga is the Ascent of the La Fuente Hillock. If you walk all the way to the top you are faced with a fantastic view of the region and the saltwater lake. A view of La Manga is breathtaking from here, as is the view of the small islands of Cabo de Palos.
So La Manga really does offer a wide range of walks available to visitors to this Spanish holiday resort. You can experience slow short beach walks or push yourself a bit further and go try out the regions rough-terrain walk which can include mountainsides and hills. You can go on a day-long walking tour or just venture out for an hour or two.
So if you are looking for a great walking holiday then please consider La Manga as i go hiking there every year and even now i find new and fresh routes to take that end up taking my breath away both literally and through the wonderful amazing views I end up being blessed with. With its wonderful beaches and coastline, La Manga truly has Spanish beauty at its most natural.
if you’re looking for a luxury family walking holiday at the La Manga Club Resort holiday then contact one of our expert team on 01444 87 2200 and let us help you book that dream luxury La Manga Club Resort holiday you have always wanted but at an affordable price or contact us by email.