Cabo de Palos

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About Cabo de Palos

August 30th, 2012|Categories: Cabo de Palos|

by Kerry Tompkins Cabo de Palos (translated as Cape Lagoon, because of its close proximity to the Mar Menor) is a small volcanic peninsula stretching out into the Mediterranean Sea. It can be found at the southern tip of the Mar Menor. Pride of place is given to the lighthouse, which began operating in January 1865 to navigate sailors away from the hazardous coastline. The lighthouse now forms part of a marine reserve. […]

Cabo de Palos

July 30th, 2011|Categories: Cabo de Palos|

Lying at the base of the La Manga (strip), Cabo de Palos is best known for its lighthouse, which can be seen from many points around the Mar Menor. The grey [...]