Santiago de la Ribera is a beautiful city, which is located on the shores of the Mar Menor. This coastal region of San Javier started life as a simple fishing village. Nowadays it has grown into a popular holiday destination.
Santiago de la Ribera has a modern look, but it still retains its fishing village atmosphere. It has a very nice promenade with majestic palm trees and 2 km of fine sandy beach. From here you can take a boat trip across the calm waters of the Mar Menor. The main shopping area is actually in the town of San Javier, but there are some shops in the narrow streets of Santiago de la Ribera.
Santiago de la Ribera Beach: beautiful fine sandy beaches.
Market: Big Wednesday morning.
The province of Murcia has a unique nature reserve: the blue lagoon of the Mar Menor. The lagoon and the Mediterranean Sea separates the narrow sand spit La Manga. The right part of this spit is packed with beaches, hotels and entertainment venues. In the resorts of the Mar Menor you can not just sunbathe on the beautiful sandy beaches and swim in the clean water, but also diving, windsurfing, kite surfing, canoeing. The blue lagoon of the Mar Menor has a length of 22 km, the width ranges from 100 to 1200 meters.
Every year in February in the town of Santiago de la Ribera on the Mar Menor residents organize a holiday - Competition of carts and horses. Every year in May held the stages of the European Championship of Aquabike - at this time all the local beaches are covered with spectators, overseeing the dynamic contests scooters. In early May, in the cities of Mar Menor there is the parade "kings highway" - bikers. The colorful procession lasts three days.
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