The Surrounding Area

Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort is in the borough of Sucina, it is ideally situated as it is only a few kilometres from the beaches of the Mar Menor and the southern coast of the province of Alicante.

The surrounding area boasts over 2600 years of culture and history and provides limitless possibilities for cultural activities and visits. Both the Roman theatre of Cartagena and the city of Murcia are only 25 minutes from the complex, with the latter being famous for its narrow streets and typical Spanish shops. Visit Murcia's cathedral built in the 15th century, and try the local cuisine in one of the typical Murcian squares.

The new Santomera San Javier motorway provides Hacienda Riquelme with unbeatable links to the to the Murcia San Javier (MJV) and Alicante (ALC) international airports which are only be 15 and 45 minutes away respectively. The new airport at Covera which is due to open later this year will provide a 3rd option for air travel and is also just 20 minutes from the resort.

Places to Go

The beautiful cities of both Murcia and Cartagena are easy to reach and are within 25 minutes drive from the resort

Mar Menor is within 10 minutes drive of the resort. With a surface area of nearly 170km, a coastal length of 70km, and warm and clear water no more than 7 m in depth, it is "the largest swimming pool in the world", in the opinion of famous swimmer and Hollywood actress Esther Williams.

Its relatively high salinity, which aids flotation, and remarkable sporting infrastructures make this one of the most popular places in Europe for a wide variety of water sports.

The well known mud spas are located at the north end of the lagoon.

First the Phoenicians and then the Moorish kings, chose this "small sea" as the site of their summer residences. Today, this area attracts all those who seek a quiet place to rest and relax, with ideal weather conditions all year round.

Cabo de Palos is a beautiful little fishing village which is well known for some of the best scuba diving in Europe and is approximately 20 minutes drive