San Pedro/Lo Pagan is a typically Spanish town with lots of activities, including water sports such as sailing, wind surfing, jet skiing, canoeing, fishing, para- gliding, water skiing, boat trips, horse riding, bird watching.
San Pedro has a weekly market held on a Monday and Lo Pagan on Thursdays which offers leather goods, clothes, locally grown produce, fish, meat, etc. There are numerous banks, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and night clubs.
Next to the long promenade facing the Mar Menor are extensive beaches such as La Puntica or Villananitos. This watery setting, combined with the facilities at it´s marina, means you can relax at the many bars and restaurants.
The local therapeutic mud baths are a particular favourite as they are said to heal skin complaints and rheumatism. There is a nature reserve located on the salt lakes. This area is seen of prime ecological importance, is home to over one hundred species of bird and is used by migratory flamingos on the journey to Africa.
The local area is very flat and lends itself to cycling with dedicated cycle lanes commonplace. There are also a number of golf courses close by, Villa Martin, Las Ramblas, Campoamor, Roda Golf and La Finca are only 15 minutes drive away and not forgetting the championship courses of La Manga.
Torrevieja is within a 15 minute drive and is surrounded by salt lakes which are home to a variety of wildlife including pink flamingos which are protected within the La Mata nature reserve. The town has a large marina, fun fair, promenade which is bustling from early evening with street artists and stalls, a harbour walk and abundant bars, shops and restaurants.
Going north, Alicante is worth a look as are the many beaches and bays all along the Costa Blanca and of course Benidorm is only an hour away with it's vast selection of attractions including the Terra Mitica theme park, Mundomar sea life attraction and Aqualandia water park
Located 10 minutes from San Javier (Murcia) and 45 minutes from Alicante airport.