The weather and climate in La Manga are uniquely tropical, being so close to the sea. In the summer, from June to September, temperatures reach a maximum of 30ºC and a minimum of 21ºC, from December to February it is cooler. Rainfall is moderate and the average annual temperature is 18ºC, making La Manga del Mar the perfect destination all year round.
The Mar Menor is a coastal lagoon situated on the south east of the Iberian Peninsula (37º 38´- 37º 50´N y 0º 41´- 0º 52´ W). To the north it reaches Alicante Province and to the south, the old fishing village of Cabo de Palos. This geographical basin is bounded inland by the mountains of Columbares, Carrascoy, Escalona, Algarrobo and Cartagena, and separated from the Mediterranean by La Manga (a strip of land 24 km long and ranging from 100m to 1200m in width). Its total area is 135km square with a maximum depth of 7m and an average depth of just 4m.