La Manga Club
La Manga Clup is located just off the main road leading to the Mar Menor, close to the Costa Calida in Murcia, south east Spain. The journey time from Murcia San Javier airport is approximately 45 minutes
La Manga Club offers a superb choice of luxury accommodation with over 2000 luxury villas, apartments and townhouses set on over 1500 acres.
The luxury villas and apartments are set into the hillside and enjoy spectacular panoramic views over the three championship golf courses and the Mar Menor, La Manga’s inland sea.
Leisure & recreation
La Manga Club boasts a seemingly endless variety of sports and leisure activities. The principle attractions are the three championship golf courses, but there are also tennis courts and facilities for cricket, football, rugby and dancing. Tuition for many sports is also available.
There are swimming pools and spa treatments, plus a wide choice of restaurants to tempt the palate.
Long distance runners will enjoy the many paths, and quiet roads.
Visit Murcia for it's excellent shopping, or spend a day strolling around the historical landmarks of Cartagena. The La Manga strip itself provides a wide choice of entertainment and restaurants.
The gently sloping beaches of the Mar Menor are just a short drive away.
The plains of Murcia are incredibly fertile, and produce a vast array of fresh fruit and vegetables, which make up the base ingredients of the regions cuisine. Rice is also staple here, and finds it's way into many dishes.
The abundant and varied seafood from the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean, along with game and farmed meat from the mountains complete the picture.
Some typical dishes include: Arroz y Conejo (rice with rabbit), Arroz de Verduras (Rice and Vegetables), Arroz y Costillejas (rice and ribs), Arroz Marinero (seafood rice) and Paella Huertana, a delicious vegetarian paella.
Non-rice dishes specialities include Potaje, a rich stew dish; Menestra, a dish of sautéed vegetables; Habas con jamón" (ham and broad beans and Caldo Murciano, a local soup dish. The king prawns fished in the area are also particularly fine, and the Huevas de Mújol, a type of caviar, is also a high delicacy of the region.
The fine wines from Jumilla and Yecla are known throughout Spain, and beyond, for their earthy, full bodied, rounded, fruity flavours.
The La Manga resort enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection from the surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter.
The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees. In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination