San Javier is a coastal town in the Region of Murcia, located on the shore of the Mar Menor. There are large white sandy beaches and shallow waters. The promenade has an extension of over 2 km and links directly with San Pedro´s promenade which ends at the Regional Park of Salinas and Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar with 10km in total. At the other end of the town there is a bicycle lane that surrounds the air base and links with Los Alcazares.
With a population of around 32.000 inhabitants San Javier enjoys all kind of services and amenities, the are several schools, health centers, auditorium, local museum, sports university, hotels, sport facilities, many bars, restaurants and shops, industry, leisure activities, shopping centers…it even helds international events such as the International Jazz Festival of San Javier.
There are many festivities celebrated throughout the year, some of the most important are the patron´s festivities starting mid November until the first half of December, Christmas festivities and decorations. In February there are two important events, San Blas pilgrimage and carnivals parade. At the beginnings of May the Feria de Sevillanas recreates the festivities of the Feria de Abril of Sevilla, ladies wear typical flamenco suits and there are live flamenco music concerts. During the summer months, along with the International Jazz Festival, there are important events such as San Juan on the night of the 24th of June with live music and bonfires on the beach, Virgen del Carmen on the 16th of July, a religious parade in the sea and the festivities of Santiago de la Ribera on the 25th of July.
San Javier is very conveniently located, there are 3 direct accesses to the AP-7 motorway, direct access to RM-1 motorway and RM-19 roads to Murcia and N-332 road which links all coastal towns. The major cities of Torrevieja (27km), Cartagena (35km) and Murcia (44km) are all within a 30 minute drive and so is Murcia´s International Airport (36km), Alicante´s International Airport (81km) is 50 minute drive.
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