La Manga Club news

Holidays in Spain

Luxury Holiday Search

Check all Special Offers below

Brits take festive holidays in Spain


With the gloomy British weather to contend with, it is little wonder that millions of people are planning to travel abroad over the festive season.

In a recent survey by travel firm Kayak, 43 per cent of Britons said they are planning to take holidays in Spain and other good-value destinations this winter.

Despite the economic downturn, it seems that people can't wait to escape, with 63 per cent of respondents planning to set off on their festive travels on December 22nd.

Almost half of people are travelling by car, with around a quarter of holidaymakers planning to journey by plane.

Read more


La Manga Club to welcome female gold champions

Holidaymakers staying at La Manga Club in January may notice some famous faces from the world of sport.

The resort is preparing to host the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School this January, from the 5th to the 16th.

Covered by Sky Sports, the event will see 160 top female golfers compete for the 30 places available in the 2009 Ladies European Tour.

Furthermore, amateurs who want to try their hand against the professionals can sign up for the Pro-Am competition, which kicks off on January 12th.

Read more


Unwind in style at La Manga Club

If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax in luxurious surroundings, then look no further than La Manga Club.

Spa La Manga Club offers a number of relaxing body treatments, using water therapies to help guests unwind.

Guests can make use of the spa's energising herbal baths and even enjoy a relaxing massage under the Vichy shower.

Those with dry and dull skin can improve their circulation and be left with soft, radiant ski by indulging in one of the sumptuous body scrubs on offer.

Read more


Brits take festive holidays in Spain

With the gloomy British weather to contend with, it is little wonder that millions of people are planning to travel abroad over the festive season.

In a recent survey by travel firm Kayak, 43 per cent of Britons said they are planning to take holidays in Spain and other good-value destinations this winter.

Despite the economic downturn, it seems that people can't wait to escape, with 63 per cent of respondents planning to set off on their festive travels on December 22nd.

Almost half of people are travelling by car, with around a quarter of holidaymakers planning to journey by plane.

Read more


Brits refuse to give up holidays to La Manga Club

The majority of British holidaymakers are unlikely to let a recession get in the way of their holiday plans, according to a new poll.

Online news agency Adfero questioned members of the public and discovered that 80 per cent believe the economic downturn will have no effect on their plains to take holidays to Spain and elsewhere.

One place where holidaymakers are sure to get plenty for their pound is La Manga Club.

As well as top class golf and tennis facilities, the resort has a range of restaurants and spa treatments, meaning a holiday can be as active or as relaxing as one chooses.

Read more


Andalucia named as best established golf destination

The region of Andalucia has been named as the best established golf destination in the latest IAGTO awards.

IAGTO, the body which represents the golf tourism industry, revealed that the region had won the award at a ceremony at the Estepona Congress and Exhibition Centre in Spain.

Those who have enjoyed golf holidays to La Manga Club will testify as to how good the region's golf courses are, but it is recognition by the government that has helped the area to its current level of prestige, according to Manuel Macias, marketing director at Turismo Andaluz.

"We now have laws regarding the construction of golf courses, underlining quality and environmental care.

Read more


Golf ace relishes a holiday

If you are heading on holiday to Spain next year, do not be surprised to see one of golf's rising stars when you get there.

Ewan Porter, the 26-year-old from Sydney, has admitted that he cannot wait to take a break from the pressure of professional sport.

However, while golf holidays to La Manga Club could be the perfect option for the Australian, it is unlikely that holidaymakers will see him on the fairways of the resort's three world class courses.

"I don't know where I'll go but I'm looking forward to putting the clubs in the garage, locking them up and throwing away the key for a month," he told the Sydney Morning Herald.

Read more


EHICs 'not enough' for holidays in Spain

British holidaymakers have been advised that European Health Insurance cards (EHICs) are not an adequate replacement for travel insurance.

The cards, which are available for free, only entitle the holder to a limited amount of emergency health care within the EU and should not be used as a substitute for travel insurance, according to one travel expert.

Writing in the Times, Richard Green warned that EHICs do not provide cover for repatriation to the UK, lost or stolen property and private medical bills.

"The EHIC is for ad-hoc medical needs during your trip, and isn't valid if you go abroad specifically to receive medical health care.

Read more


More beach parking in Alicante

Officials in Alicante have announced plans to construct four new car parks in the area.

The new car parks will be introduced as part of the PGOU Urban Plan for Alicante and will no doubt be welcomed by guests hiring a car at La Manga.

Two of the car parks will be located underground, at the Avenida Costa Blanca and in El Postiguet, with the others to be situated in Cabo de Huertas and Serra Grossa, Typically Spanish reports.

Authorities are also planning to create a new boulevard to the south of the city, along with a new seafront link between Playa San Juan to San Gabriel.

Read more


Downturn 'has little impact' on holiday plans

The majority of Britons say the economic downturn has had little impact on their forthcoming holiday plans.

In a recent Adfero street poll carried out in Leeds, 80 per cent of people said they did not plan to alter their travel arrangements as a result of the credit crunch.

Figures indicate that despite the doom and gloom, Britons are as keen as ever to enjoy their hard-earned holidays to Spain and other destinations.

A similar poll carried out by ebookers earlier this year found that the majority of Brits view holidays as an absolute necessity.

Read more