Local Amenities

The Mazarron Country Club has a bar/restaurant, a lounge, an outdoor swimming pool in beutiful spacious surroundings but to buy fresh food you'll have to drive 10 minutes into Mazarron or Puerto de Mazarron.

Puerto de Mazarron Shopping : This provides for holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs. Those wishing for a wider choice of goods can take a bus to Cartagena [access not known] where you will find a wide range of shops from department stores to specialist shops and designer boutiques. The city also has a fairly new shopping mall, Parque Mediterraneo, on the outskirts of the town where there are many of the multinational fashion chains and well known High Street stores. The old town in Cartagena has many quaint tourist shops where you can buy the usual gifts and souvenirs. Popular purchases include leather goods, pottery, embroidered linens and lace, as well as basket ware and jewellery.

Hairport (Puerto de Mazarron) : English Unisex Salon fully airconditioned and heated. Avda Costa Calida, Bloque 14, Puerto de Mazarron. Tel: 0034 968 153 449. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Chemist: If you require any medication there is a pharmacy (fwmacia) on the approach to Playasol 2 and you will find that they are able to dispense more medicines than you can get over the counter in England.

Banking (Mazarron): Mortgates, interest only mortgages, equity release,Inhertiance tax, English speaking. Commercial center Sector B on Camposol, Mazarron. Tel: 0034 968 199 203

M.E.T.A. Horse riding (Costera de Alhama): Family riding centre, riding for the disabled, dressage, showjumping, hacking in the countryside. Costera de Alhama, Spain. Tel: 0034 636 17 21 98.

Freedom Mobility Spain (Puerto De Mazarron): Sales and hire of scooters, wheelchairs, commodes, bath and shower seats, stair lifts. Avenida Costa Calida 64, Puerto De Mazarron, Spain. Tel: 0034 968 153 620

The Beauty Room (Mazarron): Beauty Therapy, Nails, pedicures, manicures, non surgical facelift. Camposol, Mazarron. 0034 686 592 056.

Golf : There is a beautiful 18 hole golf course at La Manga (50 minutes away). There is an 18 hole golf course also at Fuento Alamo (35 minutes away) and 9 & 18 hole golf courses at Camposol (20 minutes away). This has an excellent club house. The fees for a round is cheaper than other courses in Spain - about 45 euros for 18 holes. For those with less time, 9 holes will cost about 25 euros.