La Manga Club
Whether you are looking for a family holiday, an activity or
sports break or just a haven for relaxation, La Manga Club has something for
Set in 1400 acres of beautiful Murcian countryside on the Costa Calida ('warm
coast'), La Manga Club which comprises a number of small communities
as well as individual villas, nestles in the hills right next to the Mediterranean Sea.
Accommodation on the resort includes luxurious apartments, community villas and
larger individual villas with their own swimming pools.
As one of Europe's leading sports resorts, La Manga boasts 3 Championship golf
courses and excellent practice facilities and is the ideal venue for a golfing
holiday. La Manga Club also has an internationally renowned Tennis Centre with
28 courts. The football complex is used by many of Europe's leading teams for
pre-season and mid-season training. In addition, there are facilities for both
rugby and cricket.. The surrounding countryside offers walkers and mountain bikers
a myriad of trails to follow. Watersports are also on offer including sailing,
windsurfing and scuba diving. If you would like to try a new sport or hone your
skills, golf and tennis academies are on held for all abilities all the year
round. Junior Sports Academies are also held for golf, tennis, football, cricket
and dance with a Junior Sports Package covering a range of academies available in
the school holidays.
You are never far from a swimming pool but La Manga Club also has its own beach
in a picturesque cove surrounded by spectacular cliffs. Just a couple of miles
away in one direction is the Calblanque National Park with around 4 kilometres
of unspoilt sandy beach and in the other, the warm inland sea, the Mar Menor.
The resort has over 20 bars and restaurants as well as supermarkets, pharmacies,
banks and other shops and although everything you need is on hand, there is also
much to see and do in the surrounding area.
La Manga Club is just 20 kilometres from Cartegena, an ancient port founded by
the Cartheginians in 221 BC which still has its Roman amphitheatre as well as other
historical sites and museums. Inland from Cartagena the historical town of Lorca
can be reached which as well as being known for its Roman villas, palaces and works
of art is dominated by its hilltop castle. The provincial capital Murcia is only
around an hour away. A university town founded by the Moors in 825 BC, it has a
famous cathedral and several churches that are worth visiting. Amongst its museums
are the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of La Huerta.
The city also offers good shopping as well as pleasant squares in which to relax
and enjoy a drink or tapas at one of the many cafés. Other diverse events and
activities in the region range from the world famous Jazz Festival at San Javier
in early summer to the opportunity to viewing rare species of birds in the wetlands
of El Fondo, a large, internationally renowned wetland Bird Reserve near Elche.
Murcia airport is just 20 minutes away and is served by a number of the 'low cost'
airlines whilst Alicante airport is just under an hour away. This means that La
Manga Club is easily accessible from all over the UK, Eire and the rest of Europe
for both weekend breaks and longer holidays.
For more information, please contact us: +34 968 175 612