San Pedro del Pinatar is one of the most famous spas in Spain. It is particularly renowned for its medicinal sites. The town is located in the northern part of the Mediterranean coast of Murcia, Costa Calida and borders the province of Alicante. San Pedro del Pinatar translates as "Saint Peter of the Pines". The town is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the Mar Menor ("Little Sea"), a coastal saltwater lagoon that is the largest in Europe. San Pedro del Pinatar is still a very popular holiday destination. The town provides plenty of free entertainment, such as parades and Easter parades.