An overview of the beaches of Mazarron
Urban beaches, nudist beaches, dog friendly beaches and lots of wild coves in the municipality of Mazarrón  Mazarrón is blessed with an extraordinarily rich selection of beaches, with 33 spread along 35 kilometres of coastline, ensuring that all tastes are catered for. Most of the municipality is far from built-up and for this reason, even when some beaches are busy in the summer, there is still a feeling of space, with little of the..

Mazarron beaches: Playa del Mojón
A shingle and sand beach on the Mazarrón-Cartagena boundary which is also popular with surfers A 450-metre-long Blue Flag beach The Playa del Mojón is the easternmost beach in the municipality of Mazarrón and is just outside Isla Plana (Cartagena), close to Puerto de Mazarrón.  It is often listed as one of the Isla Plana beaches and some guides even show it (wrongly) as being within Cartagena. This beach occupies a broad sweeping..

Mazarron beaches: Playa de la Raja
A low density semi-urban beach with sand and shingle shoreline in the east of Mazarrón A 350 metre long beach The Playa de la Raja is the second beach encountered when entering the municipality of Mazarrón municipality from its neighbour Cartagena, and is just a few metres further along the coastline from Playa del Mojón. Like Playa del Mojón, it is alongside the main E-22 road between Isla Plana and Puerto de Mazarrón, and is nearer to..

Mazarron beaches: Playa Negra
A semi-urban beach close to Puerto de Mazarrón A half hidden 160-metre-long cove close to the Puerto de Mazarrón Playa Negra is the third beach from the boundary between the munciipalities of Mazarrón and Cartagena, is slightly closer to Puerto de Mazarrón than Isla Plana and is considered to be the first of the semi-urban beaches corresponding to the port of Mazarrón. In some ways it is an “invisible beach” as it is almost completely..

Mazarron beaches: Playa del Alamillo
A Blue Flag semi-urban beach popular with windsurfers and anglers in Mazarrón This semi-urban beach is towards the eastern end of the Mazarrón, and at a length of 600 metres is one of the most popular, lying below a new residential and tourist development and a few cafés, bars and restaurants. At one end of the beach the remains of a Roman villa and pools used in the production of the pungent garum fish sauce which was widely used 2,000..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Gachero, dog friendly beach
One of three dog friendly beaches in Mazarrón  Playa Gachero is a semi-urban Mediterranean beach at the eastern end of the 35-kilometre Mazarrón coastline, close to the boundary with Cartagena. This is one of three beaches within the Mazarrón municipality which have been designated as dog friendly, and is the closest to main residential areas. It is the smallest of the three and those wishing to give their dogs a good run in the open are..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa del Rihuete
A large, sandy, fully serviced "no smoking" beach in the town of Puerto de Mazarrón Blue Flag and Q for Quality at this 600-metre-long sandy beach Playa Rihuete is an urban Mediterranean beach at the easter end of Puerto de Mazarrón, on the way out of the town towards Cartagena and facing across the bay to La Azohía and Cabo Tiñoso. It is a vast urban beach, 600 metres long, and is very popular in summer. A wide range of facilities..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa del Puerto
A very popular 500-metre-long urban beach with fine sand and full facilities Playa del Puerto is an urban Mediterranean beach, in the centre of Puerto de Mazarrón and is among the most popular of the 33 Mediterranean beaches which stretch for 35 kilometres along the Mazarrón coastline between the boundaries with Cartagena to the east and Lorca to the west. It is a 500-metre-long sandy beach with an average width of 14 metres and joins..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de la Isla
A curving bay with a deep sand fringe and an interesting history The Playa de la Isla (“island beach” for obvious reasons) is a curving bay in an built-up area, with a long and interesting history lying beneath the normally tranquil surface of the Mediterranean. For visitors today it’s a beach with a 600-metre frontage and an average width of 52 metres, fine, soft sand, and a tranquil traditional Spanish atmosphere, with a rocky..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de La Ermita
A low density sandy beach close to the private sporting port Playa de la Ermita is a small urban sandy Mediterranean beach close to the centre of Puerto de Mazarrón, one of a line of 33 along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca. This may only be a small beach when compared to its grander neighbours, but it has real charm, the combination of palm trees, decked walkways and little church..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de Bahía
Q for Quality and Blue Flag at this popular sandy no smoking beach in Puerto de Mazarrón The Playa de Bahía is a semi-urban beach adjoining Playa de la Reya and is the first in an unbroken stretch of sand running from Puerto de Mazarrón towards Bolnuevo for several kilometres. This is one of a series of 33 along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca. It is easily accessed from..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de la Reya
Also known Playa de Junta de dos Mares on the coastline of Mazarrón The Playa de la Reya is a beach in the built-up area of Puerto de Mazarrón, one of 33 along the 35-kilometre coastline of the municipality of Mazarrón between those of Cartagena and Lorca.  It is a long, curving semi-urban stretch of sand which adjoins Playa Bahía, Playa de la Pava and the Cabezo de Gavilanes viewing point, located 1.9 kilometres from the centre..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de la Pava
The Playa de la Pava is a small, curving beach located in a  semi-urban environment.  The Playa de la Pava is a Mediterranean beach in the built-up area of Puerto de Mazarrón, one of a line of 33 along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca. It is 2.2 kilometres from the centre of Puerto de Mazarrón and is easily accessed from Avenida D.José Alarcón Palacios, which forms part of..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de Nares
A Blue Flag beach in the western outskirts of Puerto de Mazarrón The Playa de Nares is an urban Mediterranean beach, one of the 33 which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca.  It is a long, curving, semi-urban beach which adjoins the Playa de la Pava and at the eastern end is the headland of Punta de Nares, the location of the saltwater outlet which in the..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa del Castellar
Playa Grande-Castellar, a kilometre of sandy beach between Puerto de Mazarrón and Bolnuevo The Playa del Castellar is a vast semi-urban Mediterranean beach, one of the 33 which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca.  This is a huge stretch of open sand beach which adjoins the Cabezo de Castellar and the neighbouring Playa de Nares at one end, before petering out..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de las Moreras, dog friendly beach
One of three dog-friendly beaches in the municipality of Mazarrón  Playa de las Moreras  is a semi-urban Mediterranean beach, one of the 33 which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca.  Playa de las Moreras is one of three beaches within the Mazarrón municipality which have been designated as dog-friendly beaches, and is at the end of a long run of attractive..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de Bolnuevo
Costa Cálida Mediterranean beaches: Playa de Bolnuevo in Mazarrón The Playa de Bolnuevo is a huge semi-urban Mediterranean beach running along the coastline of the village of Bolnuevo, and is one of the 33 which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca.  It lies between the Rambla de las Moreras and the Punta Cueva de Lobos, at which point the landscape changes dramatically..

Mazarron beaches: Playa del Rincón
The easternmost of a series of rocky coves and nudist or wild beaches in Mazarrón One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa del Rincón is especially strikingly on account of the spectacular ochre-red soil. There is parking immediately alongside the entry point, which is via a long wooden walkway and steps down from the end of the Bolnuevo..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de la Piedra Mala
The second in a run of spectacular rocky coves and wild beaches in Mazarrón One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa de Piedra Mala (literally, beach of the bad stone!) is linked to Playa del Rincón and has the same vibrant ochre-red soil as its neighbouur, which is tucked into the corner of the Punta Cueva de Lobos. There is parking..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Cueva de Lobos, nudist beach
Part of a run of spectacular rocky coves, nudist beaches and wild beaches in Mazarrón One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa Cueva de Lobos is a designated nudist beach in the run along the coastal track which winds along the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre for 12 kilometres.  The beach is..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Amarilla, nudist beach
One of a series of beaches popular with nudists in Mazarrón One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa Amarilla is the second nudist beach along the coastal track which winds across the top of the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre for 12 kilometres. Its name literally means yellow beach, and refers to..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de la Grúa, nudist beach
One of a series of nudist beaches on the rocky coastline between Mazarrón and Cañada de Gallego One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa de la Grua is the third official nudist beach reached by the 12-kilometre track which winds along the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre. Its name means "..

Mazarrón beaches: Cala Leño, nudist beach
This is the fourth in a run of designated nudist beaches in Mazarrón One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Cala Leño is the fourth official nudist beach reached along the 12-kilometre track which winds along the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre. This little beach is very much home from home for local..

Mazarrón beaches: Cala Desnuda, nudist beach
An attractive wild cove on the Mazarrón coastline One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Cala Desnuda is the fifth official nudist beach reached by the 12-kilometre track which winds along the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre. It is slightly sandier than some of the others at the start of this run of..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa del Barranco Ancho, nudist beach
An attractive wild cove at the foot of the Sierra de las Moreras in Mazarrón One of 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa del Barranco Ancho is the sixth official nudist beach reached by the 12-kilometre track which winds along the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre. Those who have travelled along the..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Hondón del Fondo
The westernmost of the nudist baches between Mazarrón and Cañada de Gallego An attractive sandy wild cove with low occupancy at the foot of the Sierra Moreras, Playa Hondón del Fondo is the furthest west of the official nudist beaches reached by the 12-kilometre track which winds along the coast from Bolnuevo through the Sierra de Moreras to Puntas de Calnegre. Those who have walked or cycled along the rough track linking Bolnuevo to..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Cabezo de Pelea
A long wild beach on the Ifre-Cañada de Gallego coastline in Mazarrón Among the south-westernmost of the 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón, between the municipalities of Cartagena and Lorca, Playa Cabezo de Pelea is the easternmost on the Ifre-Cañada de Gallego section of the coast. This area is characterized by long, open beaches backed by rough ground and tomato greenhousing, and Playa..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Cobaticas, dog friendly beach
A long wild beach on the Mazarrón coastline where dogs are welcome Among the south-westernmost of the 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón, Playa Cobaticas is one of those in the Ifre-Cañada de Gallego section of the coast. This area is home to a series of long, open beaches backed by rough ground and tomato greenhousing, and Playa Cobaticas is a kilometre long. The surface is a mixture of pebbles..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de Las Chapas
A 300-metre-long cove near the beach of Percheles in Mazarrón Among the south-westernmost of the 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón is Playa de las Chapas. This stony beach is 300 metres long and just 10 metres wide and is used very little, as the rough surface is neither comfortable for sunbathers nor much fun for swimmers. This area is characterized by a series of open beaches backed by..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa Ballenato
A 200-metre cove near Percheles on the Mazarrón coastline One of the south-westernmost of the 33 beaches which are to be found along the 35-kilometre coastline of Mazarrón, Playa Ballenato is 200 metres long and 30metres wide. It is mainly stony with patches of sand and is used very little. South-west of Playa de Cobaticas the geography of the coastline changes on this side of the headland of Punta Negra ("black point", due..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de Percheles
A stunning Blue Flag beach near Cañadas de Gallego in Mazarrón Playa de Percheles is among the south-westernomst of the 33 beaches which run along the 35 kilometre length of the Mazarrón coastline, and is considered by some to be the most attractive. it is best reached via Cañada de Gallego. At the southern end of Playa de Cobaticas the geography of the coastline changes with the headland of Punta Negra ("black point"..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de las Minas
A small cove in the Cañadas de Gallego section of the Mazarrón coastline Lying almost at the south-westernmost extreme of the 35-kilometre Mazarrón coastline, Playa de las Minas is tucked away at the side of the popular and attractive Playa de Percheles at the end of a long run of wild and naturist beaches. It is best accessed via Cañada de Gallego. In this area, south of Playa de Cobaticas, the geography of the coastline changes..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa del Palomarico
A rocky, low occupancy cove in the far south-west of Mazarrón Playa del Palomarico is the one of the beaches at the south-western end of the 35 kilometres of the Mazarrón coastline, and is located next to the agricultural area of Cañadas de Gallego. It is accessed either by the coast road from the village or via the RM-D21 and the AP-7 motorway. It is close to the village of Puntas de Calnegre in Lorca, a little corner of the Murcia..

Mazarrón beaches: Playa de Parazuelos
A long open beach at the south-western end of the Mazarrón coastline This is the south-westernmost of the 33 beaches which run along the 35 kilometre length of the Mazarrón coastline, and is located next to the agricultural area of Cañadas de Gallego and the village of Puntas de Calnegre, accessed either by the coast road from the village or via the RM-D21 and the AP-7 motorway. It is next door to Puntas de Calnegre in Lorca, a little..