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Enjoy nautical fun in the sun in Murcia

17th May 2013 Print

Parents seeking fun for all the family over Whitsun half-term should head to the emerging Spanish Region of Murcia - with a week's full board holiday for a family of four available for just €1,558. (approx. £1,320).

Murcia's Costa Calida, or warm coast, has 252 kilometres of coastline to be enjoyed with 26 Blue Flag beaches, 25 of which are 'Q' Flag Tourist Quality marked - more than any other region in Spain - making it the perfect destination for a family break.

From now until June 30, families can enjoy six nights' accommodation at the four-star Puerto Juan Montiel Hotel in the Mediterranean port of Aguilas and experience a wide range of activities both on and off the water.

Family kayaking around Murcia's stunning coastline, a hiking tour and boat trip are all included in the week-long package together will all meals and, while youngsters try their hand at sailing and a game of crazy golf, adults can relax and unwind by using the hotel's extensive spa facilities.

The break also features one tasting dinner of local specialties plus an evening of cocktails, and is based on two adults and two children up to the age of 12 staying in a standard double room.

Murcia's Mar Menor, Europe's largest salt-water lagoon, offers wide expanses of shallow water with no tide or waves, providing the ideal environment for children to safely splash around or enjoy a variety of watersports.

And families can take advantage of some outstanding discount deals to explore this breathtaking part of the region throughout May - with prices starting from just €88 (approx. £75) per adult per stay.

Until May 31, two people can enjoy four nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at the Aparthotel Bahia apartments for only €176 (approx. £150), with a first child under 12 going absolutely free and additional youngsters staying for just €10 (approx. £8.50) per night.

The price also includes one ferry ticket per person to allow you to visit all parts of the Mar Menor, with popular excursions to be enjoyed including a trip to San Pedro's impressive regional park, boasting many different wildlife species, and the magnificent Roman amphitheatre at Cartagena.

For more information or to book a break at Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel, visit For further details on staying at the Aparthotel Bahia apartments, visit

For more details on the Region of Murcia, visit

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