7 reasons to buy a house in Cabo de Palos
Nov 26, 2018 Sin comentarios
Looking for property in a location that offers the ultimate in peace and quiet, yet has a lively historic city to explore not far away? In an atmospheric marina village with great shopping and restaurants, set on a gem of a coastline, perhaps? Here are seven reasons to fall in love with Cabo de Palos.
Firstly, location. Las Camelias is an exclusive and intimate apartment development in Cabo de Palos, the most southerly village of the Mar Menor salt water lagoon, on Spain’s south east coast. The location balances liveliness with plenty of space to breathe and relax. The area still retains its unique atmosphere and, of course, benefits from the fantastic Mediterranean climate.
Next, since it’s located close by the Cala Flores beach, with its attractive rocky cove and clear waters, the village is a popular choice for snorkelling and diving. Golf lovers will also find a house in Cabo de Palos an ideal location to enjoy their game as well.
Thirdly, there’s the superb quality of life. Cabo de Palos itself is an attractive village and charming marina with berths for up to 100 small boats. The atmosphere is perfect for shopping, strolling, and sipping coffee or an aperitif. The many restaurants specialise in fish dishes, with the local caldero dish based on fish, rice, peppers and just the right amount of alioli.
Next, with its clean water and conservation status, the coast is a haven for sea-life. The village is situated in the Cartagena municipality in the region of Murcia. The stunning coastline is a marine conservation area with special corals and seagrass meadows. It’s no wonder that walking this coastline is a popular activity for locals and visitors alike. Cabo de Palos lighthouse is a popular location for an afternoon’s stroll.
In total, the region of Murcia has 208 kilometres of beach as well as dramatic rock formations along its wonderful coastline, which is much less well-known than other parts of Spain.
Fifthly, a day out in the city of Murcia, capital of the region, is ideal for a change of pace and scenery. A historic centre with a cathedral dating back to the 15th century, there’s plenty to see and do, with superb parks and gardens to relax in.
And there are more excellent reasons for those who want to buy a house in Cabo de Palos. Number 6 is that the village’s famed Sunday market has well over 100 stalls selling everything from vegetables to shoes and bags. Breakfast and a walk round the market is one of the best ways to start a long, lazy Sunday.
No. 7. From Cabo de Palos, exploring the rest of the Mar Menor makes a memorable day trip. You can enjoy the numerous little villages along the edge of the lagoon, each with its own unique charm and atmosphere. La Manga, the strip of land separating the Mar Menor from the Mediterranean, is also a great place for a drive from Cabo de Palos, returning the same way.