Lovely two bedroom apartment in a great location, near the beach, for sale in Santiago de la Ribera, Murcia. The property has an entrance hall, 1 bathroom, lounge/dining room, separate kitchen, utility room and balcony. The apartment is on the second floor in a well kept building, with lift access. There is a large communal roof terrace with sea views and a lockable store room.
Located second line to the beach and promenade. Easy access to cafes, bars and restaurants. Walking distance to shops and amenities. Close to the Nautical Club and sailing school. San Javier airport is just a 10 minute drive away. Motorway access 5 minutes.
The attractive town of Santiago de la Ribera is the name given to the coastal area attached to San Javier and it lies within the Murcia region, on the shores of the Mar Menor.
Santiago de la Ribera has a very lovely promenade flanked by attractive palm trees and with Summer beach bars, cafes and restaurants along its route. Today La Ribera continues to be popular with the Spanish for their vacations but also attracts visitors from all over Europe. It has a modern air, without being over developed and still retains a lot of its original character and charm.
The 4 kms of fine sandy beaches with calm, shallow waters, are ideal for all kinds of water sports and activities as well as for taking time to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Cycling is very popular with the flat terrain and cycle tracks make it safe for all. From the Marina you can take a boat trip around the calm waters of the mar Menor or take a ferry across to La Manga Strip on the opposite side of the bay.
The Romería de San Blas is one of the most well-known festivals in Murcia, which takes place at the beginning of February. During the summer in Santiago de la Ribera, they also celebrate the Festival of the Virgen del Carmen with a maritime procession and popular street parties.
The newly extended Dos Mares shopping centre is nearby and has a wide range of shops, family friendly restaurants, an arcade and bowling alley. A little further is the popular retail and leisure development of La Zenia Boulevard (20 minutes by car). The city and port of Cartagena and Murcia City, are a 30 minute drive on uncongested motorways. Unlike a lot of towns, Santiago de la Ribera does have quite good bus links. The town of Balsicas is 14 kms away and has a train station which connects to Murcia and from there to all major cities in Spain. San Javier airport is just 3.5 kms distant and Alicante just under 1 hour.