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A Guide to San Pedro del Pinatar in Murcia, Spain

13th April 2021 < back to archive
A Guide to San Pedro del Pinatar in Murcia, Spain

Introduction

San Pedro del Pinatar is a small traditional Spanish fishing town located in the Murcia region of Spain on the Costa Calida. It is located close to the border of the province of Alicante and the Costa Blanca South meaning you are within easy reach of everything both provinces have to offer.

San Pedro del Pinatar Murcia is located on the north shore of the famous Mar Menor with its sandy beaches and beautiful promenade adjoining the therapeutic mud baths and Salinas walking routes. It is a lively town with shops, bars, restaurants, a local market and a beautiful picturesque marina.  

In terms of places to buy in Spain and San Pedro del Pinatar property for sale, you will find a good selection of new build properties available including villas, apartments and townhouses. 

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San Pedro del Pinatar Weather

San Pedro del Pinatar weather offers an all year Mediterranean climate with over 300 days of sunshine. The summers here are long and hot and even in the winter, the temperature very rarely drops below 15 degrees. 

For this reason, the area is popular with tourists as well as expats and those buying a holiday home in Spain. For those looking for places to buy in Spain looking to escape the cold winters in the UK, the Mediterranean climate here is perfect. 

Airports

Travelling to and from your property in Spain is an easy and stress-free experience from San Pedro del Pinatar with two airports less than an hour away. Alicante Airport is around a 55-minute drive to the north and Murcia International Airport is around a 30-minute drive to the south. Both offer excellent parking facilities meaning there really is nothing to worry about.

Both airports have budget airlines such as Easyjet and Ryanair operating, offering cheap and convenient flights to the UK as well as other European countries. Flight times to the UK are between two and three hours depending on where you are travelling to.

This means it is possible to make short trips whether it is to your holiday home in Spain or back to the UK from your permanent home in Spain. It also means your family and friends can join you in the sun with ease.

Local Amenities

Most of your shopping needs can be met in San Pedro del Pinatar itself. There is a local market every Monday selling fresh produce, clothing, shoes, home goods and more. Spanish markets are perfect for a leisurely browse, soaking up the traditional Spanish culture. The town also has a Mercadona, the Spanish equivalent of larger supermarkets such as Tesco or Morrisons. 

You will find a good selection of other shops including clothing, furniture, jewellery and much more. You also have Dos Mares shopping centre just 5 minutes down the road with a large supermarket and a number of other shops. 

Just a 10-minute drive away is the famous La Zenia Boulevard. This newly built shopping centre is made up of over 150 shops covering 161,000m2. It offers local Spanish brands as well as well known global brands such as Primark. You will find a bit of everything here including clothing, electronics, a supermarket, bars, restaurants and even a large play area for the children to enjoy.

You will also find many bars and restaurants in San Pedro del Pinatar to include a good variety of cuisines. Whether you are looking for traditional Spanish tapas or just a coffee there is something available here to meet everyone’s wishes.

In terms of leisure, the marina, as well as the Mar Menor, offer a variety of watersports such as snorkelling, windsurfing, jet-skis and more.

If you find there is anything you are not able to get in San Pedro del Pinatar Murcia itself then you will not have to travel far. Torrevieja, a seaside city in the province of Alicante is just a 20-minute drive away and has all the amenities you could ever need including hospitals, shopping centres, restaurants, clubs, water parks and so on. You are also only a 40-minute drive to the City of Murcia which also has everything you could need.

Below is a list of other towns and cities you can drive to with ease, all with something different to offer.

Alicante - 1 hour

Benidorm - 1 hour 20 minutes

Cartagena - 30 minutes 

La Manga strip - 35 minutes

Golf

San Pedro del Pinatar Murcia is a perfect location if you are looking to make the most of the many golf courses the area has to offer. 

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You are within driving distance of the numerous golf courses the Costa Blanca has to offer including Las Ramblas Golf, Las Colinas Golf and Country Club, Vistabella Golf, Lo Romero Golf and Villamartin Golf to name just a few. There are many more within driving distance on the Costa Calida including Roda Golf, Sierra Golf, Torre-Pacheco Golf, La Manga Golf and more. 

You will never be short of a new golf course to try out from your property in San Pedro del Pinatar.

Beaches

To the south of San Pedro del Pinatar, you will find the famous Mar Menor, a large saltwater lagoon separated from the Mediterranean Sea by the La Manga Strip. 

The Mar Menor offers many beautiful beaches along its coast, boasting stunning views of the lagoon and La Manga in the distance. You will find sandy beaches, long promenades and many cafes, bars and restaurants to enjoy. 

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The water is shallow making it a great place for families with children to enjoy. It is much warmer than the Mediterranean Sea and the San Pedro del Pinatar weather means it can be enjoyed all year round.

To the north, you have the Southern Costa Blanca beaches just a short drive away. Here you will find numerous endless sandy beaches including larger beaches popular with tourists and more secluded beaches. 

Whether you are a watersports enthusiast, a sun worshiper or enjoy a coffee with a view and an evening stroll, there is something for everyone within a short distance of property in San Pedro del Pinatar Murcia.

San Pedro Del Pinatar Property For Sale

In terms of property for sale in San Pedro del Pinatar, you will find a good selection of new build properties available. 

Apartments start at around €150,000 for 2 bedrooms with a communal pool and villas at around €200,000 for 3 bedrooms and a private pool. 

With our unique Movehappy package you will save between €7,500 and €15,000 on San Pedro del Pinatar property for sale. View our free buyers guide to find out how.

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If you have any questions about San Pedro del Pinatar, other places to buy in Spain or anything else at all please do not hesitate to contact us here at Movehappy. We are always here to help.

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