If you are mad keen on biking, or even just fancy giving it a go, there must be few places on the globe that will give you a biking experience like La Manga Club. A real luxury resort, La Manga is set in the Murcia countryside in Spain and benefits from being only a short flight from the UK, having great year round weather as well as being close to the coast and the hills, making it a real cornucopia of different landscapes. No matter whether youíre a road biker or a mountain biker, you will certainly be impressed by whats on offer at La Manga.
Thanks to the climate at La Manga, getting out and about on two wheels is something that can be enjoyed pretty much all year round. If you simply fancy hiring a bike for a day, while you are on holiday doing other things, tootling around the resorts nooks and crannies wont be too challenging, but will give you a completely different perspective on La Manga. Taking the time to really get into each of the different corners of the resort on two wheels is a great idea. Particularly perfect at the start of a holiday, this option gives you a true and clear picture of the lay of the land as well as perhaps introducing you to, or persuading you to try things you might not otherwise have thought about.
If you fancy taking advantage of one of the road bike options that are available for hire, youíll be able to head along the Mar Menor coast for a long, flat, easy-ish ride. Alternatively, you could take the challenge to hit the gradients of some of the hills behind the coastline where even the most accomplished cyclist will be put through their paces. Alternatively there is a range of off-road cycling routes which bring some real challenges if youíre more into mountain biking.
If you really fancy pushing the boat out and taking on a triathlon while youíre in residence at La Manga then all you need to do is plan which cycle route suits you best, then take to one of the planned running routes and end up in either the Mar Menor or the resortís 25 metre pool to start clocking up some laps.
Whilst taking your own bike abroad, even on the cheap airlines isnít as costly as you might imagine, you do need to make sure itís well boxed or bagged up to get it on the plane. Thereafter, you need to think of the practicalities and costs of getting the bike from the airport to the resort. All of these costs can start to add up if youíre not careful. When you calculate the cost of putting bulky items in the hold and then either the hire of a bike rack or a car that is of sufficient size to carry the bike, the notion of hiring a bike becomes really attractive!
At La Manga, there are bikes to suit all needs available for hire, from serious mountain bikes and serious road bikes to kids bikes, which come with and without stabilizers. What this means is that La Manga on two wheels is truly accessible to everyone, no matter their age or their fitness levels.
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Winter Holidays at La Manga Club
Winter in the UK can be long and tough and escaping for a bit of sunshine during the dark and cold winter months is a real tonic. When it comes to seeking winter sunshine, there are few places better for tennis fans to head than La Manga Club..
La Manga Club Airport Transfers
If you are arriving into Alicante or Murcia and need will need an airport transfer to La Manga Club you have many options to choose from in respect of type of transfer you need and this mainly depends on the size of your party and your specific requirements.If you are travelling in a small group to and from La Manga Club and are happy to share your transfer journeys with others then a shuttle bus may be the best option for you and this can be arranged to and from both Alicante or Murcia airport..
Looking great at La Manga Club
No matter where you are in the world, looking great could not come much easier than it does at La Manga Club. With everything perfectly positioned to make you look and feel great, La Manga truly is the place to go if you are determined to look your best, both during your stay and when you get home..
Travelling to La Manga with teenagers in tow
Travelling as a family with teenagers can be a real challenge, but not at La Manga, every parent of a teenager or two is (unfortunately) only too familiar with how difficult it can be finding a holiday that ticks all the boxes for teenagers and the rest of the family. At La Manga Club there is a huge variety of activities as well as a diversity of age groups, which will reassure you that teenage tantrums here are highly unlikely..
La Manga Club on two wheels
If you are mad keen on biking, or even just fancy giving it a go, there must be few places on the globe that will give you a biking experience like La Manga Club. A real luxury resort, La Manga is set in the Murcia countryside in Spain and benefits from being only a short flight from the UK, having great year round weather as well as being close to the coast and the hills, making it a real cornucopia of different landscapes..
What to do and See in Murcia
Located in the south eastern corner of mainland Spain, Murcia has been attracting visitors for many years, and is one of the countrys most popular destinations. There is plenty to see and do for tourists of all ages, including walking tours, shopping, water sports and golf, just to name a few, the resort of La Manga Club offers a few different water activities alongside the golf and tennis club..
Southend Airport to Alicante Airport
If you are looking for cheap flights to Alicante Airport without the stress and hassle of having to queue for hours, then the newly refurbished Southend Airport is definitely the right way to go, with over 70 flights running a week from Southend Airport to nine destinations across Europe, including daily flights to Alicante airport it will not be hard to find the flight you are looking for.
With only a short walk from the railway station to the entrance of Southend Airport terminal and the car park a mere five minute walk away, you will not need to mess about waiting for a shuttle bus, unlike the passengers at Gatwick..
Protect your Spanish Holiday Money with Travelex
Whilst on holiday in Spain you do not want the worry of carrying cash if you do not need to. Having a Travelex Cash Passport enables you to carry all your money on a card..
Introduction to Murcia in Spain
Murcia is in the southeast of Spain, in the region of the same name Murcia is one of Spains least known regions, even among the Spaniards themselves, and first-time visitors are often surprised by the variety in this small region. The region of Murcia is in a privileged position right at the centre of the Mediterranean Peninsular..
Best things to do in Murcia
When visiting Murcia, there are many different attractions throughout the region to keep you busy. A main attraction in Murcia to start with is the La Manga Club Resort which is undoubtedly one of the worlds top leisure and sporting resorts..