Welcome to Mazarron
Mazarron is a town in the Southeast of Spain in the Province of Murcia. The town is quite large and has a port nearby called 'Puerto de Mazarron'. Overall the town has a population of between 30-40,000 people. This area is a very popular with tourists and people moving from abroad to settle down here. The journey between the town and the port can make a wonderful walking and cycling route. This route is approximately 8 kilometers long. Near the port is the smaller town of Bolnuevo which shares a coastline with the port. Between this town and the port there is large beach which is a great walking and cycling route.
Nearby Attractions and Points of Interest
In the town of Mazarron one of the main attractions is the Torre del Molinete. This is a watchtower which stands over the town and the port of Mazarron. The tower dates back from the 13th century and is located beside the Castillo de los Velez, a castle in the town. Mass is celebrated everyday in the Iglesia de San Andres de Mazarron. The building is oen of the most beautiful buildings in the town. The town also has a fitness centre, where you can visit to keep yourself fit. This firness centre is located near the Mariana Pineda park, which is a great park for walks and cycles. There is also a sports complex in the town with a running track and pitches, where you can participate in many different team games. This is the ideal place to live if you are a keen athlete and like to keep fit.
The port is a nice 10 minutes drive away. In the port there are a number of public baths and beaches. There is a beach that connects to the beach in the nearby town of Bolnuevo. In the port of Mazarron there is a marina where you can moor you boat. The marina has over 200 mooring spots so finding a spot for your own boat should never be difficult. Near the marina there is also a Roman museum which is called Factoria Roman de Slazones. The town and port has a strong link with the Romans as there are many Roman archeological remains in the town. The town also has an outdoor cinema called the Cine Bahia film screen. So you can watch a relaxing film under the stars. The port also offers a wide range of water sports, including jet-skiing and paddle-boarding.
Throughout the area of Mazarron and the port of Mazarron there are plenty of great restaurants and bars. At the marina at the port there are many lovely restaurants that allow you to have a meal looking over the Mediterranean. Every restaurant offers many different dishes, so you will find a dish to suit you. The port also boasts a sea food market.
In Mazarron there are a number of medical centres. The closet hospitals are in the city of Cartagena. Getting to this city is not a long journey. In the town of Mazarron there is a single police station. This station also covers the port. Nearby there are a few more stations and some more in the city of Cartagena.
Around the area of Mazarron there are a number of public and private schools. The closest university is in Cartagena.
The general climate of this area of the Spanish coast is a traditional Mediterranean climate. The warmest month of the year is August and the coolest month would be January.