Occupying a paradisiacal position between the Menor and the Mediterranean Seas, the luscious resort of La Manga is a perfect and picturesque peninsula. The sandy and serene splinter of land is home to luxurious resorts and sophisticated spas due to its revitalising air and mineral enriched waters. In the centre, an elegant air is heightened by designer boutiques and palm flanked boulevard while rich cultural traditions are maintained within the rustic restaurants and bustling Sunday market.
Definitively the resorts primary allure, La Manga’s beaches are unrivalled in the region; the sprawling stretch of sand is a gorgeous gift that keeps on giving with its gentle slopes, secluded coves and wild dunes. An excellent array of water sports is also on offer for those seeking adrenaline, and the superbly salty waters of the Menor Sea are reputed to have heath-enriching benefits.
Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of this sophisticated Spanish gem with a trip to La Manga’s Sunday Market. The stalls of the Mercadillo de Cabo explode into a sensory banquet of vibrant colour and enticing aromas. Search for artisan souvenirs, sample region delicacies or simply chat to locals about the intriguing legacy of La Manga.
Soak up a sun-drenched slice of la Manga’s maritime majesty at the critically acclaimed La Tana Restaurant. Boasting a prime location upon the glittering harbour, the excellent eatery specialises in refined seafood dishes inspired by the region’s rich culinary heritage. Grilled seafood and refreshing pineapple sorbet are house classics that beg to be sampled. (Paseo de la Barra, 3 30370 Cabo de Palos, Spain)