The sound of the harquebuses, the smell of gunpowder and the festive atmosphere is already beginning to be noticed in Guardamar del Segura, where the Hotel La Laguna Spa & Golf is located. In July, the town takes center stage with its festivities of Moors and Christians, which are celebrated in honor of their patron Saint James. Many of the visitors decide to stay at Hotel La Laguna and enjoy a swim in the morning in the salt water pool and a cocktail while sunbathing. In the afternoon, stroll through the streets of Guardamar del Segura and enjoy the parades. of Moors and Christians and the musical performances that take place on these dates.
If you have just arrived at Hotel La Laguna Spa & Golf, register quietly at reception, leave your bags in the room and run to enjoy a pleasant swim in the pool. The sound of the waterfall will help you relax while you sunbathe. After that and once you have fixed up, you will have a bite at Restaurante La Laguna, it will be good for you to enjoy the holidays with a full stomach.
The parties officially begin on July 20 with the night of the Encanta. It is the day of the proclamation, where the festive charges are also presented and the comparsas show their flag-bearers and each side their captains. That night, a tribute is paid to Encantá, which is a staging based on the legend of a petrified Iberian lady, who is freed from her enchantment by the figure of a warrior. It is a show in which they mix a staging charged with light, fire, music and water.
The festivals of Moors and Christians
If you like history, you can not miss the festivities of Moors and Christians, which officially begin on the 24th. The comparsas will stage the Tudmir pact. It is a unique moment at parties and very special, so we recommend you go, you will have a good time.
For its part, the 25th is the patron’s day, San Jaime. Here there will be no shortage of civic religious acts, with a municipal tribute to festive positions, a solemn mass and a procession, as well as the launching of a mascletá at two o’clock in the afternoon at the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. After the mascletá, many return to the Hotel La Laguna Spa & Golf to taste the typical gastronomy of the Vega Baja, rest awhile after eating either in the pool or enjoying a relaxing massage in the spa. What idea do you like the most?
Days 26 and 27 are typical of guerrillas and embassies, where the smell of gunpowder and the roar of the arquebuses fill the air, while the sides dispute their dialectical struggle for the control of the town. The parades of Moors and Christians are reserved for Saturday and Sunday, where the comparsas show their best clothes and do not leave anyone indifferent. Do you want to enjoy with us the fiestas of Guardamar del Segura?