Costa Cálida is the 250 km stretch of Mediterranean coastline in the Spanish province of Murcia. This region in the south east of Spain, has a micro-climate with 300 days of sun a year).
The Costa Cálida covers the are from El Mojón in Costa Blanca in the north near the province of Alicante, to Águilas in the south bordering Almería province.
It also includes Mar Menor, the largest european saltwater lagoon with around 170 km2. The Mar Menor is separated from the Mediterranean sea by a 22 km-long piece of land called La Manga.
Cartagena and Mazarrón are two other important coastal towns in this area.
Golf is very popular for visitors and residents. There are many PGA championship courses.