Mojacar Playa has been a popular tourist resort for over 45 years. It escaped the hands of those seventies architects who discovered concrete and then when collectively mad. Mojacar caters for tourism but it has found a very nice balance between the requirements of modern tourism and traditional Spanish needs.
Mojacar is a popular holiday destination for tourists and golfers from across Europe who have discovered cheap flights into Almeria and Murcia airports, great hotels, beaches, restaurants and bars and four excellent golf courses located close to the resort
The buildings on Mojacar Playa are all low-rise with architectural styles that reflect the Moorish past of the region.
Mojacar has 17 kilometers of beaches where you will find quite virgin beaches and tourist beaches with plenty of beach facilities. Mojacars beaches stretch from Marina Golf Course to the river that flows into the sea at Playa del barranco de Sopalmo. This is the location of the Playa Macenas Golf Resort which is presently closed
There are plenty of beaches to choose from, from the busy Playa de la Cueva del Lobo and Playa del Cantal beaches to the more sedate Playa Piedra Villazar beach. Along the beach front you will find a good variety of beach bars, trinket shops, shopping outlets and supermarkets, as well as sporting activities such as horse riding, sailing, windsurfing, fishing. jet skiing, canoeing, water skiing and scuba.
Non-golfers will enjoy Mojacars beaches, the old town and lots more great tourist attractions, while the golfers enjoy a round of golf.
Mojacar Playa comes to life when the sun goes down. There are dozens of restaurants serving dishes from around the world. Local Spanish dishes and tapes an amazing choice of Spanish, British, French, Chinese, Cantonese, Argentinean, Mexican, Irish or a good Thai or Indian curry. You'll find plenty of bars along the sea front and many stay open to the early hours with music bars and discos during the summer.
Every modern convenience can be found along the Playa which includes a modern shopping center (Commercial Centre) located on the sea front at the bottom of the road leading to Mojacar Pueblo. Here you will find a medical center, designer shops, supermarket, banks, restaurants, bars, property shops, solicitors and the local English speaking radio stations; Spectrum FM. Directly opposite this shopping area you will find the Tourist Information Centre.
|Distance from Mojacar Playa|
|Marina golf course||0 km|
|Valle del Este Golf Resort||15 km|
|Desert Springs Sports Resort||17 km|
|Aguilon golf Course||38 km|
The Costa de Almeria is nicely split into 2 golfing regions. Four golf courses are located close to Mojacar and four courses are located close to Almeria City. Mojacar Playa is now becoming a popular destination for golfers who have discovered that Almeria is far cheaper than the more traditional golf destinations of the Costa del Sol and Portugal.
Marina golf course is located in the urbanization of Marina de la Torre. It is situated on Mojacar Playa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The course is next to the Mojacar Playa Hotel and Alegria Palacio Hotel which provide ideal accommodation for a short golf break, along with enjoying the hotel's spa facilities, outside swimming pools and Mojacars beaches and tourist attractions.
Valle del Este golf resort is located near the tourist resorts of Mojacar, Garrucha and Vera. It has an excellent golf course, spa and wellness center which is ideal for combining a golf holiday with enjoying the hotel's facilities or the nearby beaches and tourist activities.
Desert Springs sports resort is 17 km away from Mojacar Playa. It is located in Cuevas del Almanzora, close to the fishing village of Villaricos. Golf packages include apartment and villa accommodation with one person going free in groups of 6, 7 and 8 people.
Aguilon golf course is 38 km from Mojacar Playa. It is located 8 km from the tourist resort of San Juan De Los Terreros, set high in the Sierra Aguilon hills overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. This golf course is one off the best courses in the whole of Spain and a 'must play' golf course, when you visit the Mojacar region of Spain.
In winter Mojacar benefits from an ideal winter climate and from the many people who have invested in holiday homes. This large European ex-pat community keeps the area livelier than many other Spanish resort in Winter.