Pinar de Campoverde
Pinar de Campoverde is a village set on a wooded hillside, 8 kms inland with views to the Mediterranean. There are many northern European residents living here.
The town is situated 20 minutes drive from Murcia (San Javier) Airport and less than 1 hour from Alicante.
A hire car is recommended for this resort.
To the south west of the village is the famous Rio Seca Natural Park where you can walk along the (usually dry!) bed of the river. There is a spectacular gorge carved by the waters over millennia through the yellow sandstone.
Shopping & Recreation
The centre of Campoverde has several bars, restaurants, a supermarket and a bank. There is a small street market on Sunday mornings.
Leisure & recreation
There is a new 20,000m2 sports area with several tennis courts, basketball, football and a large public swimming pool.
15 minutes drive from Pinar de Campoverde takes you to several beaches; with 4kms of sandy beaches stretching from El Mojon to Mil Palmeras, including a small, pretty cove at Torre de la Horadada where there is also a marina.
International cuisine is available in the village.
Further afield you can enjoy the varied gastronomy of the region, which is heavily based around rice and seafood.
Pinar de Campoverde enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, very hot in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold north winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees.
In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination