San Javier, San Pedro & Pilar de la Horadada
San Javier is a town within the Province of Murcia in the Southeast of Spain. The area is a tourist hot bed offering many summer festivals and many unique and cool attractions such as the mud baths and the Museo de San Javier, which I a museum.
In the past the area has been known for its agriculture. Now there is so much to do, that you can spend you years in the area splendidly.
Nearby San Javier is the towns of Pilar de la Horadada and San Pedro del Pinatar. The later is one of the main tourist destinations within the Costa Colida and used to be known for its agriculture. The regional park of Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar is nearby. This park is located on the other side of the La Manga strip and has a large marina to its coast. The town also boats a boat club, a beach, amusement park and many restaurants and bars.
The town of Pilar de la Horadada is a residential town with many restaurants and bars and not too many other attractions
Nearby Activities and Points of Interest
Within the town of San Javier, you can visit the Museum of San Javier. The museum follows the town’s history and pre-history as well as the modern home of the Spanish Air Academy. The town also has historic monuments such as the Espacio Rotary and the town hall. There is also a sports complex called the Pabellon San Javier. Here there is a rugby field, a stadium and many other facilities to play a mixed range amount of sports.
The town of San Pedro del Pinatar boasts many parks in which you can take a nice walk or cycle around. You can also take a visit to the park of Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar. This park is a nature reserve protecting the area for beautiful walks. There is a variety of restaurants in the town with some of the most popular being seafood restaurants and Italian restaurants. The town also has many beaches that stretch down to Santiago de la Ribera. These beaches are great for downtime and relaxing.
For the area around San Javier and the towns nearby there is 4 police stations and 2 of them are in the city of San Javier. There is one in the town of San Pedro del Pinatar and one in the town of Pilar de la Horadada. The nearest hospitals in the area are in the cities of Torrevieja and San Javier. There are some medical centres nearby in both the towns stated.
The area of San Javier there are multiple schools, both public and private schools. The closest university to the area of San Javier would be in Murcia or Torrevieja, although there is a sports faculty within the city of San Javier.
The climate around this area is a lovely Mediterranean climate, with temperatures potentially rising to 40 degrees in the summer month of June, July and August. The coolest month is January and can drop down to temperatures of 5/6 degrees.