Puerto De Mazarron
Mazarron is set in a wide bay which opens up into the Mediterranean Sea. Its coast used to be visited by Phoenician traders, fishermen of every era and by former miners, who used it to unwind after their hard day’s work. It’s one of the best places to holiday for sun and beach lovers!
Mazarron is set in a wide bay that opens up into the Mediterranean and has a coastline of 35 km. It has two important urban centres: the port and the town capital, five kilometres from the coast. Since its origin, the name of Mazarron has been linked to the mining wealth of its mountain ranges, which are rich in lead, zinc, silver, iron, alum and red ochre. In Phoenician, Punic and Roman times, great work was carried out in the mines, leaving behind an abundance of archaeological remains. The Arabs also settled in the area, attracted by its mineral wealth. After the Christian Reconquest, the place known as Casas de los Alumbres de Al mazarron was formed as a consequence of the mines that were opened in the 15th century. Its strategic position turned it into a bastion of defence of the neighbouring lands of Lorca and Cartagena, proof of which may be seen in the numerous defence towers that were built to stop the Saracen advance from Africa.
Mazarron became very important at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, during which time iron and galenite were mined. Once the wealth of the mines had been exhausted, Mazarron developed an important tourist industry and agriculture, and at the same time, promoted its seafaring and fishing tradition. This activity can be seen in the port, with its fish market and shallow-water fishing boats.
As the result of its rich history, the streets of Mazarron contain interesting monuments. Of special interest are its Town Hall and the Former Cultural Centre, which are of Modernist style and stand as indications of the splendour of the beginning of the century. Behind the Town Hall is the church of San Andrs (16th century), with a beautiful Mudejar coffered ceiling and nearby, the Convent of La Pursima (the patron saint of the town). It is also possible to visit the ruins of the Castle of the Vlez family. Out of the town, there are other towers, such as the Torre de Vieja de la Cumbre (17th century) in the port, the Tower of Los Caballos and the Tower of Santa Isabel in Bolnuevo and, on the hill of El Molinete, a watchtower with a circular layout.
Hydra 1 – 1D
Unique opportunity to holiday at one of the most stunning apartments on the Costa Calida, Spain.
Located at the highly desirable resort of El Alamillo, Puerto de Mazarron. The apartment is fairly recently completed to a very high specification and further enhanced by the owners.
The property is situated on the ground floor, overlooking the communal pool and is on the front line with views across the bay. The beautiful beach is literally 2 minute walk away.
Hydra 1 – 2A
Exceptional new Apartment complex at the stunning resort of El Alamillo, Puerto de Mazarron, Costa Calida.
This is a beautifully presented 2nd floor Apartment with views to the Beach, the very blue Mediterranean and across to the Marina at Puerto de Mazarron.
Cuatro Plumas Block D 5D
Delightful 5th Floor Apartment serviced by lifts and full disabled access. Situated by the beautiful Hotel La Cumbre looking down onto the Puerto de Mazarron, Costa Calida. The Apartment benefits from fully secured grounds including keyholder, gated access into lovely lawned gardens, play area and swimming pools.