About the region
The Costa Calida/Murcia region gets Approx 326 days of sun shine a year, Fortuna is situated close to the city of Murcia, an historical, beautiful city, with the plaza and cathedral not to be missed, shop 'til you drop from local stores to international super stores including the new Nueva Condomina shopping park just off the motorway.
Fortuna is only 40-50 minutes from coastal attractions such as water parks,theme parks, dolphin attractions, beach, and approx 3 hours from a ski resort! There are many golf resorts within 30 minutes to 1 hour away. Benidorm is 90 minutes away, where you will find many attractions, including Terra Mitica, with great rides and thrills, Terra Natura, superb animal park with Aqua park attached and MundoMar, with spectacular dolphin shows.
Fortuna is a small historical town, that was given its name by the Romans. It has many historical links that date back to the Roman times. The famous black caves, the hot roman water spa's, where you can treat yourself to massage, sauna, and bathe in the hot pools that are a constant 36˚c.The near by mountains are ideal for picnic's and the spectacular views. Not forgetting the town itself which has many shops that will suit all your needs, as well as the many bars and restaurants, offering Spanish, English and oriental food. There are many fiesta's throughout the year, 2 of which are in mid May and the biggest the first two weeks in August.
Nearest Travel Links
Airport: Alicante or Murcia (San Javier) both 50 minutes (65k) away (A new airport is being built at Corvera, just south of Murcia which will be about 25 minuets away.)Murcia 15/20 minutes: 35 km. Taxis always available at airports. Should be no more than 70 euro to Fortuna, but Car hire is strongly recommended due to the remote location of Las Kalendas