Your Ultimate Guide To Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort

Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort is an exclusive gated development on Spain’s eastern coast. Located in the picturesque Costa Calida Region of Murcia and famed for its diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage, the area has been a huge attraction to expatriates who come in search of an almost perfect blend of lifestyle, climate and culture. 

Santa Rosalia Lake & Life resort
Owning a home on this luxurious resort – centred around the unique crystal waters of its lake – will open the door to a world of luxury and give you access to a wealth of amenities. Located in the immediate vicinity of a variety of cultural experiences, including two nearby towns and cities along with two easily accessible airports – each offering frequent and year-round flights to a large number of European airports – the resort truly encapsulates the essence of an idyllic coastal paradise.

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How To Get To Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort

Travel options to Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort are varied. You can easily access this coastal haven via the well-connected airports of Corvera Murcia – which is less than a thirty minute drive away – or the international airport of Alicante, just under an hour’s drive away.

On arrival at either airport you will find an efficient public transportation network including buses/trains/taxis, and car rental services, all making your journey to this Murcian paradise extremely accessible.

Why Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort?

Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort offers numerous leisure facilities both on and off the resort. These include over five kilometres of scenic pathways as well as:

  • Sporting tracks
  • Mini golf
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Europe’s largest crystal-clear lake
  • Soft sandy shores 
  • Beach bars
  • On-site water sports
  • Windsurfing facilities
  • Kayaking facilities
  • Bird sanctuary
  • Two airports nearby
  • A short drive away from Los Alcázares
  • Close to some of Spain’s best golf courses
  • Relaxed atmosphere

The dining experiences located on the resort itself include a chiringuito style beach bar and the La Reserva restaurant serving fresh seafood and Spanish classics.

Life On The Lake Awaits...

Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort offers a diverse range of properties including apartments, villas and bungalows, all of which have been meticulously designed with attention to detail and an emphasis on quality finishes and modern technology. Furthermore, water-efficient fixtures and green energy features contribute to the resort’s commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency.

The contemporary architectural style of the properties seamlessly joins both indoor and outdoor living, providing a harmonious blend that not only complements, but enhances, the sensational Mediterranean climate.

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Villas at Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort

Villas present a range of options including two, three and four bedrooms, detached and semi-detached.

Each offers unique designs, plot sizes and locations, with some villas having private swimming pools whilst others come with a pool as an additional ‘optional’ extra.

All villas maintain a distinctive style which are both in harmony and in keeping with the resort’s natural surroundings.

Additionally, residents of the villas can enjoy access to exclusive amenities such as private gardens, outdoor dining areas, and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

The villas offer unparalleled luxury amidst the beauty of the area.

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Apartments at Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort


Two and three-bedroom apartments provide luxury-style living, with each room featuring either a spacious balcony or terrace, whilst the penthouses often include a rooftop solarium.

Residents can enjoy communal swimming pools and garden areas along with access to the resort’s expansive lagoon-style lake.

Parking is available for all apartments with some offering convenient underground storage rooms which can be a valuable feature.

In addition to these amenities, residents benefit from 24/7 security services ensuring peace of mind. The apartments are also conveniently located near shopping centers, restaurants, and other recreational facilities.

As the majority of these properties are purchased ‘off-plan’, you have the flexibility to customize your home to personal preference and requirement. Few resale apartments and villas are already starting to become available to those in search of a key ready property.

Things To Do In The Costa Cálida Area

The Costa Calida is famous for its breathtaking natural beauty with its heady mix of sea, sand, cloudless blue skies and stunning landscapes, whilst its breathtaking sunsets and sunrises are particularly enchanting. Spain’s rich cultural heritage offers a variety of experiences from its gastronomy, miles of spectacular beaches, local museums and diverse culture. It has something to captivate every traveller’s heart and mind.

Los Alcázares

Las Alcararez

Los Alcázares is the closest coastal town to Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort which is located just a few minutes drive away.

Bustling and always busy, it is renowned for its stunning beaches, markets and the Mar Menor lagoon – a unique and captivating natural wonder often referred to as the ‘Little Sea’.

Here, you will discover an inviting promenade that stretches for miles, hugging the coast and perfect for leisurely walks and cycles. A wide array of bars, chiringuitos and restaurants will allow you to while away a morning, afternoon or evening whilst sampling some delicious local tapas and sangria.

A short stroll inland will bring you to an array of further shops, bars, and restaurants offering such diverse cuisines to satisfy every palate, and for a helping of authentic Spanish culture make sure to take a walk through the historic old market town which will promise to be a captivating experience.

At Christmas and Easter the small square transforms into a place full of festivals and festivities.

Mar Menor

Mar Menor
Sailing boat near Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort

The Mar Menor is a haven for watersport enthusiasts of all ages thanks to its calm, shallow waters which are perfect for families with young children as they offer safe, shallow swimming.

Watersports such as windsurfing, kiteboarding, and sailing are also highly popular here, with numerous schools offering classes and rental facilities catering for both beginners and experienced alike.

If you are looking to take up a new watersport, there really is no better place than the Mar Menor from where to begin.

Cabo de Palos & Calblanque

Cabo de Palos

A little further afield from the resort and the Mar Menor is the pretty port of Cabo de Palos, famed not only for its lighthouse but its busy restaurants and crystal-clear waters offering ideal conditions for snorkelling.

Playa de Calblanque within the Calblanque Regional Park – which needs to be seen to be truly appreciated – remains an untouched bevvy of natural beaches surrounded by sweeping dunes and steep cliffs.

Murcia & Cartagena


The historic cities of Murcia (a thirty-five-minute drive from the resort) and Cartagena (just a twenty-minute drive away), are both teeming with architecture including the stunning Cathedral of Murcia in the center of its charming old town, a vibrant culinary scene and busy Calle Mayor (or High Street), and Cartagena’s port which is renowned for its well-preserved Roman ruins and remarkable Roman Theatre – collectively a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city boasts beautiful beaches, vibrant festivals and a hugely rich cultural heritage.

Weather & Climate At Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort

With over three hundred days of sunshine each year, the Region of Murcia is well known for its sunny climate.

Even during the cooler months, the sun regularly makes an appearance at some point during the day and the skies can remain bluer than blue, making it a top choice for long winter breaks.

During the peak summer months you can expect up to twelve hours of sunshine per day.

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On The Doorstep Of Spain's Best Golfing Locations

Golf enthusiasts living on The Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort are in for a real treat as the region surrounding it is known for its exceptional golf courses and facilities.

The Costa Cálida is home to several prestigious golf courses, most notably The Mar Menor Golf Resort which is an immediate neighbor being located ‘just down the road’. This resort was the first one of the group of Polaris World in the Mar Menor area, named the Nicklaus golf trail, which comprised of six first class golf courses designed by the great Jack Nicklaus, all within a 50km radius of Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a casual player, there’s something for all golfing ability levels and budgets both in and around the immediate vicinity of The Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort.

Want To Find Out More?

The Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort located in the Murcia region combines lifestyle, climate, and stunning natural beauty, and remains typically traditional.

From different travel options, a variety of amenities, pristine and well-kept beaches, captivating nearby towns and cities, and vibrant cultural experiences, this guide offers a mere glimpse into the idyllic coastal getaway some of us are fortunate enough to call ‘home’.

It is a healthy, year-round resort which caters from the young to the old and everyone in between and enjoys a calendar full of lively festivals. The Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort embodies the best of coastal living where modernity and innovation coexist in harmony.

Should you like to learn more about the resort itself or its surroundings, the Andrew Brown Team will be delighted to share their local knowledge and advice with you in order to find you your dream property. We offer ‘exclusive’ discovery trips to assist you in deciding if Santa Rosalía Lake & Life Resort is the place for you and your family to become a part of.

We are here to help you make that decision and become a step closer to your dreams of owning your very own home in the sun.

How To Get In Touch

If you’re interested in finding out more about purchasing a property on Santa Rosalia Lake & Life Resort, contact the Andrew Brown team by filling in our online contact form or by giving us a call on 0034 968 041 007 today.

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