Lorca beaches: an introduction
A beautiful Blue Flag beach at Calnegre and a variety of unspoilt coves along the coast of Lorca The huge municipality of Lorca, which at 1,675 square kilometres is the second largest in Spain, features a wide variety of geographical features and different landscapes, but it is sometimes forgotten that among these is a 9-kilometre stretch of coastline characterized by craggy black cliffs interspersed with attractive coves and beaches. In..

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Lorca beaches: Puntas de Calnegre
Popular restaurants right next to the sea at the longest beach in Lorca In general terms it is fair to say that most of the 8-kilometre coastline of the municipality of Lorca consists of rocky cliffs and a series of beaches and coves, some of which are spectacularly picturesque but most of them also rather remote and, in some cases, inaccessible. However, there is one notable exception at the north-eastern end of the Lorca coastline, and..

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Lorca beaches: Playa or Cala de Calnegre
A Blue Flag beach on the unspoilt Mediterranean coastline of Lorca Playa de Calnegre is one of three coves which are reachable by car via a mountain track close to the long beach of Puntas de Calnegre, and is the most popular among bathers and other beachgoers. This may be due to its being the first of the three along this track, or to the bathing conditions, or maybe to the higher level of services than at the other two covers: there is..

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Lorca beaches: Playa del Baño de las Mujeres
A charming sandy cove on the unspoilt coastline of Lorca The Playa del Baño de las Mujeres is one of the three beaches in the municipality which are accessed by car along a track which is unsurfaced but perfectly manageable (except in times of heavy rain), and offers a delightfully picturesque location, clear water and almost totally unspoilt surroundings in the foothills of the mountains of La Loma de Bas. Many people venturing along..

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Lorca beaches: Cala Siscal
A wild sandy beach on the unspoilt coastline of Lorca Cala Siscal is the last of the three beaches in the municipality of Lorca which are accessed by car along a track which is unsurfaced but perfectly manageable (except in times of heavy rain), and offers a highly attractive location, clear water a chance to experience the natural and unspoilt surroundings of the foothills of the mountains of La Loma de Bas. Many people venturing along..

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Lorca beaches: from Cala de Gruta to Cala Honda and the Cala de San Pedro
Spectacular landscapes and an official nudist beach at La Junquera The 9-kilometre coastline of Lorca includes over a dozen beaches, and most of them are characterized by the rugged features of the cliffs and rocks constituting the lower slopes of the mountains of the Loma de Bas, providing some spectacular backdrops from Puntas de Calnegre in the north-east, on the boundary with Mazarrón, to Playa Larga, which is very close to the municipality..

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Lorca beaches: Cala Leña
A wild cove near the southern end of the coastline of Lorca Cala Leña is the one of the series of beaches and coves which lie along the coastline of Lorca and Águilas to the north of the imposing headland of Cabo Cope, and one of the northernmost on this stretch of coast before the relatively flat terrain gives way to the cliffs at the foot of the Loma de Bas mountains. The cove is just a hundred metres or so north of the much longer beach..

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Lorca beaches: Playa de los Hierros
A long stretch of isolated shoreline on the coast of Lorca Playa de los Hierros is the one of the series of beaches which lie along the coastline of Lorca and Águilas to the north of the imposing headland of Cabo Cope, and is favoured by the kind of beachgoers who prefer to avoid the crowds and enjoy the Mediterranean in unspoilt surroundings. The beach is just a couple of hundred metres north of the picturesque cove of Cala Blanca, close..

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Lorca beaches: Cala Blanca
A spectacular cove on the unspoilt coastline in the south of Lorca Cala Blanca is the one of the most picturesque of the series of beaches and coves which lie along the coastline of Lorca and Águilas to the north of the imposing headland of Cabo Cope, and is relatively popular among those who are seeking a quiet and attractive beach location away from the distractions of built-up resorts and large crowds during the summer months. The cove..

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Lorca beaches: Playa Larga
A long wild beach on the unspoilt coast north of Cabo Cope Playa Larga is the one of the series of beaches and coves which lie along the coastline of Lorca and Águilas to the north of the imposing headland of Cabo Cope, and is especially popular among those who are seeking a quiet location in which to enjoy the Mediterranean and the sunshine away from the distractions of built-up resorts and large crowds during the summer months. The beach..

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