Costa Calida

Sizzling holiday villas to rent in Spain on the Costa Calida

The Murcia area on mainland Spain is one of the hottest regions in Europe, the average annual temperature being somewhere between 16 and 19 °C. If you are looking for family villas to rent in Spain with sun, sea and sand between your toes, then Murcia is the right place for you. The coast of Murcia, Costa Calida, is 250 kilometres long and stretches from San Pedro del Pinatar to Águilas and is filled with romantic bays and incredible beaches. Enjoy the flawless weather and top up your tan on the Costa Calida, which translates literally into ‘warm coast’. Many of NOVASOL's holiday villas in the region have sun terraces, barbecues and swimming pools so you can really make the most of your holidays in this perfect climate.

Aquatic adventures from your villas to rent in Spain

Murcia offers lots of opportunities for both swimming and enjoying a wide range of watersports. Águilas and Mazarrón are widely regarded as the most beautiful dive sites on mainland Spain. In these regions you can discover wonderful and relaxing family villas in Spain in between the exciting marine life and shipwrecks scattered around the coast. In Cartagena there is even a Museum of Underwater Archaeology for those of you who would rather not get too wet! Alternatively, you could hire a kayak in Murcia and explore the idyllic, protected lagoon with its rare animals such as flamingos, bream and squid. From Mar Menor there are connections to the Mediterranean through the channels El Estacio and Marchamalo across La Manga.

Book villas to rent in Spain and explore Mar Menor

In the southeastern region of Murcia is the main attraction of the Costa Calida - the 170 square kilometre Mar Menor, or ‘Little Sea’ in English. Book one of our hand-picked villas to rent in Spain near the saltwater lagoon, Europe's largest saline inland waters! Lovers of water sports will be glad to know there are sports centres offering a comprehensive range of courses in many activities both on the spit and on the 73-kilometre stretch of inland coast. The optimum winds and shallow waters make for flat waves that are ideal for water sports. So if you are looking for holiday homes in Spain with sailing, windsurfing or kayaking nearby, Murcia has much to offer.

Nature and relaxation from your holiday homes in Spain

Nothing could be more peaceful than unwinding amidst stunning natural surroundings with a book or a hearty Spanish meal. In Murcia, rent your holiday homes Spain and you could visit the nature park ‘Parque Regional de las Salinas’ and ‘Arenales de San Pedro’ to the north of La Manga; and the ‘Salinas de Marchamalo’ and ‘Las Amoladeras’ in the south. Surveys undertaken by the University of Murcia, suggest that the mud from the lagoon has a therapeutic effect because of its high salt and mineral content. So why not take a wellness break in this enriching and relaxing environment!