Mosa Trajectum is located between the unspoilt beaches of the Costa Cálida at the Mar Menor, and the city of Murcia. The resort lies at the foot of the Sierra del Puerto Mountains, and close to the Parque Regional de Carrasco y El Valle.
Mosa Trajectum is situated only 15 minutes drive from Murcia. It is a 35 minute drive to the beaches of the Costa Calida and the Mar Menor and the airport at San Javier.
Leisure & recreation
This area is perfect for hiking, biking, horse riding, endurance running and mountain-biking.
There are tennis courts and a children's basketball court on site.
Murcia has a professional football team, who are sometimes in the Spanish La Liga (premier division).
There is a chapel within the resort. Further afield in Murcia and Cartagena there are many historical sites and museums.
The wonderful, gently shelving, safe, sandy beaches forming the shoreline of the placid Mar Menor, are about 30 minutes drive.
Mosa Trajectum has an 18-hole championship course (Stone & Olive Course), as well as a par 3 (Challenge Course).
The championship course winds through the resort, in a spectacular and challenging landscape with a variety of plants and trees, cacti, open rock faces and a multitude of water features.
At the heart of Mosa Trajectum is a 300 year old Spanish farm, which has been converted into a luxury hotel and restaurant. Just outside the resort there are two typical Spanish roadside restaurants where you can also buy some fresh products (bread, meat, fruit, vegetables). The resort has 24hours/day security service and a manned entrance.
It is recommended you hire a car for holidays at this resort.
The city of Murcia has excellent shopping. Many of the small boutiques actually include personal alterations to the dresses they sell, in the price. There are also all the big department stores, as well as street markets, and places to by souvenirs.
There is a very large national park, the Sierra Espuña, near the town of Totana, which is close by. The park has a visitor centre, and many walks. Here you might see eagles, wild boar, or even a Lynx. Smaller creatures to look out for include geckos and the elusive chameleons.
Drive to Jumilla, a famous wine making town to the north of Murcia, and sample the offerings, and perhaps purchase a bottle or two.
There is a good restaurant attached to the resort. Travel to Murcia or the coast for a variety of local cuisine and international offerings.
The plains of Murcia are incredibly fertile, and produce a vast array of fresh fruit and vegetables, which make up the base ingredients of the regions cuisine. Rice is also staple here, and finds it's way into many dishes.
The abundant and varied seafood from the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean, along with game and farmed meat from the mountains complete the picture.
Some typical dishes include: Arroz y Conejo (rice with rabbit), Arroz de Verduras (Rice and Vegetables), Arroz y Costillejas (rice and ribs), Arroz Marinero (seafood rice) and Paella Huertana, a delicious vegetarian paella.
Non-rice dishes specialities include Potaje, a rich stew dish; Menestra, a dish of sautéed vegetables; Habas con jamón" (ham and broad beans and Caldo Murciano, a local soup dish. The king prawns fished in the area are also particularly fine, and the Huevas de Mújol, a type of caviar, is also a high delicacy of the region.
The Costa Blanca enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees.
In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination