Walks and other activities Mojacar and about.
Pace Villa has infinite walking possibilities directly from the property. The entire vast Cabrera mountain range is right on your doorstep, one of the major birds migratory routes is directly overhead giving the opportunity to observe even birds of prey. During the walks, enjoy the Mediterranean wildflowers, butterflies and beetles, even sometimes, the colourful reptiles can be seen basking in the Sun. Or discover an ancient abandoned village, deserted in haste when Franco’s troops arrived. For those trips a little further afield, there are some wonderful uplifting rambles on the peaks of the coastal ridgeways directly above the sea. 10 Kilometres away is the famed ‘Cabo de Gato’ National Park encompassing a very dramatic volcanic landscape. At its furthest point around the Lighthouse, there are spectacular fluted basalt columns. Visit the Parks salt pans and watch pink Flamingoes, Spoonbills and Avocets!
Not to missed nearby Mojacar.
Nijar a fabulous little village where colourful ceramic objects can be purchased
Mojacar Village: An ancient whitewashed Arab village perched on a hill with its quaint cobbled streets, art and craft shops and many historical features such as the fountain,castle & Church with
its interior Fresco.
Garrucha fish Markets: distinguish all the fascinating varieties of seafood at the daily fresh fish auction,
A trip inland to Bedar and beyond, see the many whitewashed villages in their timeless surroundings, a man walking his donkey, drive over the Spectacular mountain passes then enjoy a tapa in the local village bar.
Visit the fish restaurants vis the stunning coastal Pass to Carboneras and Aqua Amarga.
Many weekdays there are colourful local markets nearby,
As well as horse riding stables & Quad bike or motorcycle hire.
NOT TO BE MISSED. ( a little further afield)
Cala Alta Observatory 2168 mtrs atop the Mountain Range of Los Filabres.
Drive up into Pine studded slopes often snow covered in winter. Rest awhile at Olula de Castro, a typical traditional mountain village, unchanged throughout the Centuries. On arrival visit the Observatiory and photograph the endless vistas
Taberna, Sorbas & Mini Hollywood
Take a days trip to the desert, visiting the prize winning olive oil Distillery enroute. Don’t forget your Camera as you enjoy a small safari park and the filmset of the famed Spaghetti Westerns of the 60’s and 70’s then don’t forget to walk through the dry river beds and barren mountains of our only European desert with its myriad array of red and gold colours.