Aguilas are located in the South end of the Region
of Murcia, to 103 Kms. of the capital. Occupies an extension of
253.7 Km² and is bathed by the Mediterranean throughout of
28 kms. of beautiful beaches. The interior is crossed by mountainous
chains forming a steep and unequal landscape.
The annual average temperature is of 25.2 º C, being calm
winters and warm summers. Annually the 3,100 hours of sun are surpassed,
counting on little precipitations.
Well drawn up modern city and, Aguilas is based on the land that,
according to the legend without confirming, occupied old "Urci".
In Roman time it is known him with the name "Aquilae"
and, later, "Aquila". It belonged successively to "Bastetania"
and "Tarraconense". It was in being able of Mastiff, Suevos
and Visigodos and belonged to Carthago Espartaria until the Arab
invasion. After comprising of the Cordovan Califato and the Kingdom
of Valencia he was under dominion almorávide, being including
definitively in the Kingdom of Murcia.
Aguilas are between two airports of great tourist activity, the
one of Alicante (at ninety minutes) and the one of Almeria (at sixty
minutes), both by railcar. Their tourist resources are based on
their attractive landscape, of great environmental wealth, their
thirty and five coves, where all type of nautical sports, its climate,
really exceptional can be practiced, its exquisite gastronomy and
its atmosphere, so cosy and as warm as its climate.
Aguilas offer the opportunity to you to enjoy your
vacations intensely, specially in winter, in the heat of contact
with the nature, in a place that has protected with care its natural
patrimony. The purity of their air and the transparency of their
waters, under a warm and constant sun, invite at the same time to
relax and the adventure.