San Javier is a municipality in Murcia, situated in the area of the Mar Menor. San Javier can be reached by road and has very good accesses as, over the last few years, they have built highways and motorways that take us to the Mar Menor, a very touristic place, from any corner of Spain.
San Javier is a place with a lot of history like Murcia in its totality, a place that since the 13th century was assaulted by Moorish incursions and that thanks to incentives, some nobles and knights began to settle forming small villages, who still conserve their names or surnames, like Pacheco, Roldan, Pagan, etc...the same way chapels were built to consolidate these hamlets such as San Javier.
Map of San Javier
See the map of San Javier here below
How to get to San Javier
We can reach San Javier by car, train, airplane or ferry.
Getting to San Javier by train
The station is merely 10 kms away and has daily departures from Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia or Montpellier. If you wish to take the train to get to the Mar Menor you can check out the price of the tickets or even purchase them on Renfe’s official website (www.renfe.es)
The San Javier airport is situated in the outskirts of the municipality and offers flights with the main airline companies and direct flights to and from the main European capitals. The airport’s official website is: AENA San Javier airport, or you can visit our guide about Murcia airport.
There is a ferry service available all year round, with trips from Santiago de la Ribera and La Manga.