Alicante – 116.80km – 1h 11 min
Murcia (San Javier) – 32.40km – 0 h 22 min
Los Belones is a small town located next to the 5 Star “La Manga Club Golf Resort”. The town is near both the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean beaches.
One of the more popular beaches at Los Belones is known as “Playa Larga” (Long Beach), it is a protected natural beach, you can get there by bus through the line Murcia – La Manga – Cabo de Palos. It is a paradise, with beautiful golden sands accompanied by very calm and crystal-clear waters. It is an ideal area for swimming or diving in the sea. It has parking and a picnic area.
The towns proximity to the “Natural Park of Calblanque”, “La Manga Club Resort” and the beaches of “Los Nietos” and “Mar de Cristal” make Los Belones an ideal place to go hiking towards the sea. One of the routes known as “Sendero Cabezo de la Fuente” is a 10km hike down to the sea front that is moderately easy and should take just over two and a half hours.
The village center itself has good shopping facilities and services and is the closest shopping area for residents and visitors to “La Manga Club facility. This has 3 golf courses, a large training facility for football, a 5-star hotel, spa and leisure center, a residential area and a separate holiday village with properties to let as well as good commercial shopping and restaurant facilities.
Every Tuesday there is a traditional market that attracts a large number of visitors to the area.