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. La Manga golf course has three 18 hole courses varying in difficulty and also hosts a large practise area. These golf courses are famous around the globe for holding international tournaments over the years.
Another place to visit whilst in Murcia is the local zoo, Terra Natura Murcia, where you can see a huge range of creatures without having to peer through cages as a lot of the enclosures are open in a certain way in which the public can feel in contact with the animals, for example you can feed the giraffe through their open topped enclosure. The parks staff members are also on hand to provide fascinating information about each species.
Murcia is perhaps best known for its outdoor activities. This is probably down to the superb climate. The Mar Menor is the most popular place to go for water sports in Murcia as it offers everything from kayaking to parasailing and caters for every individuals needs, whether you are a pro or a complete beginner.
If you are not in to outdoor activities and you prefer a calm day out then there are many historical buildings within Murcia to visit. The first culture stop in Murcia has to be the Cathedral de Santa Maria. Majestic and structurally stunning, the cathedral's sophisticated decorations both inside and out are worth a look. There is also an old theatre in Murcia, The Teatro de Romea, which attracts people from all over to come and view its variety of paintings it now houses.
If you prefer relaxing all day, then Murcia is perfect, with year round sunshine, things to do in Murcia often revolve around spending time on the beach. The coastlines of Murcia offer a great place for the whole family to relax and swim in the calm waters. An alternative to relaxing on the beach is to go for a mud bath. Although some people may not believe it, it is said to be extremely good for the skin and it makes a change from your usual day routine.
For the people who love to shop, the long, wide streets in Murcia are packed with high street brands, many of which will be familiar to you. The indoor shopping centre Nueva Condiminium Centre is huge, with over 250 shops so if you feel like a change from relaxing on the beach or touring around the local towns, this is a nice change to spend a bit of money on yourself or find some lovely souvenirs to take home. If you don't like all the hustle and bustle of big shopping centres, then there is also a more authentic and rustic Spanish shopping experience along the smaller streets near the cathedral, which are scattered with boutiques and independent shops.
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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..