The are some blue flag beaches on the Costa Calida.
The Costa Calida start from the Mar Menor to
The Costa Calida is a part of the Murcia province .
The coast is about 250 km long.
The name means in English the warm coast. The Murcia region is one of the warmest place of Spain. So the coast nearby the Mediterranean Sea is indeed a warm water coast.
Indeed, the Costa Calida is with its crystal blue Mediterranean Sea a popular tourist destination.
You find at the coast beautiful sandy beaches but also many small creeks and steep coast.
As a result, it is very beautiful and the place to be for water sports. For example diving, snorkeling, windsurfing or sailing .
Blue Flag beaches
A blue flag is given to a beach as an award to the resort that meets the standards of cleanness of the beaches, purity of the water. More about the Blue flag on the Costa Blanca.
The award is given by the foundation for Environment Education. It is world wide an ecolabel.
The Blue flag beaches at the Costa Calida .
Mazarron = The beaches of Alamillo, Rihuete , Puerto, Bahai La reya, Nares and Castellar
In the center of the gulf with the same name is the city. It has beautiful beaches.
South of Mazarron is the Mar Menor. The Mar Menor is the largest salt water lagoon. It is separated from the sea by La Manga.
More specifically , the beach of Castellar has received an Eco playa award. This award is given when the use the salt water in the foot baths and the showers on the beach.
Cartagena = Playa Levante, Playa Poniente, Mar de Cristal, Playa Honda, Isla Plana, Cabo de Palos, Playa Paroiso, San Gines, Cala Cortina and Cala Del Pino.
Furthermore, Cartagena is popular for his Roman theater.
San Javier at the Mar Menor has one blue flag.
The beach of Ensenado del Esparto.
Despite, the other beaches of the Mar Menor has no blue flags any more.
They hope to regain for the beaches of Mistral, Castillico and Colon in 2018.
You can find San Javier at the Mar Menor. It is a popular holiday destination. Besides, it has also an airport of San Javier- Murcia.
Aquillas = Beaches of Las Delicias, Levante, Poniente, La colonia, Calarreona, La Carolina and La Higuerrica.
Furthermore , the to marinas of Aguillas have also received the Blue Flag.
Also important, The CIMAR museum has received a Blue Center award.
This learning center, offers the visitor the information to understand not only the cultural and the natural Heritage of the town. But meanwhile also the maritime heritage of the Aguillas.
Aguillas is also a paradise for water sports, especially diving and snorkeling.
Meanwhile, the beach of Calarreona has received an Ecoplaya award.
Las Salinas in San Pedro del Pinitar is special because of salt lakes . As a result it has received a blue center award.