La Manga - a natural sand spit-long 22 km and a width of up to 100 1200 meters separates the Mediterranean Sea (Great Sea) and small sea (Mar Menor) in Spain in the province of Murcia, which originates from the Cape lighthouse located on it Faro de Cabo de Palos. La Manga del Mar Menor It is a health resort in Spain, popular due to its microclimate and natural diversity, as well as sandy beaches stretched along both sides of the spit over several tens of kilometers.
Small Sea - March Minor has a maximum depth of just 7 meters, the water is saltier and always warmer than in the Mediterranean Sea on 3-5 degrees, is the largest salt lagoon in Europe, yet it is called "the largest swimming pool in the world." Tourists and residents of La Manga have the opportunity for one day to swim in two different composition, salinity and water temperature seas.
Do not forget that here as well as on the Costa Blanca, on average 320 days of sunshine a year and the swimming season is very long - from May to November. Mar Menor due to lack of big waves and constant light breeze is a great place for lovers of water sports all year round.
Boat trip in the small sea to La Manga
Video Spain La Manga del Mar Menor Part 1 - Winter, January
La Manga del Mar Menor Part 2 - Summer, August
According to the World Health Organization air La Manga recognized as the most pure and healing in Europe, it contains a large number of particles of sea salt, iodine, calcium and other beneficial trace elements contained in seawater. In the spaces large and small sea in La Manga there are several islands of volcanic origin, about 7 million years ago the eruption of these volcanoes were not uncommon.
La Manga is a natural spit formed naturally as a result of exposure to currents, wind and unique landscape. In 17 century, the water level in the sea was 20-30 cm higher than today. The first people to La Manga still lived 2500 BC, evidenced by the excavations, which are represented in the Museum of Cartagena. In 1969 year at La Manga was filmed
Julio Iglesias - Amantes (lovers)
Julio Iglesias en La Manga - La Vida Sigue Igual
Schedule of ships in the small and large seas of La Manga
Every day from the port of La Manga Puerto Deportivo Tomás Maestre 4 times a day goes walking ship on the sea in the small port of San Javier - Santiago de la Ribera. Boat trips on korbale you can make all year round, except holidays, from December to 25 11 January.
Tour of La Manga in the Mediterranean Sea around the island Isla Grosa with a dip in the sea near the island. Price 10 euros per person. Cold drinks on the ship - Fanta, Sprite, beer, mineral water all on 1 euros.