One of the great things about a resort such as La Manga Club is the manner in which all the family can enjoy the facilities on hand.
For example, families taking golf holidays in La Manga Club will find something for everyone. While parents might like to face the challenge of one of the resort's championship standard courses, their children can learn more about the game from one of the club's professionals.
However, those who feel ready to get involved in something a little more competitive - while still retaining the hallmarks of a family holiday in Spain - can do so every Thursday.
Golf holidays in Spain, a new set of irons, a membership at a local club - these are all things which could be on the Christmas wish list of golfers this year.
However, without a nudge in the right direction, many buyers could opt for the wrong gift, according to the Professional Golfers Association (PGA).
As such, the association has offered some tips to those who have a loved one who is also a lover of golf. For many, the "perfect gift" could be a series of lessons, which could bring a player's game along.
Putting on a few pounds over the festive season is often unavoidable; however, those visiting La Manga Club can swing away the excess calories by making use of one of the resort's championship golf courses.
The resort is home to three world-class courses and with its enviable location on the south coast of Spain, guests can enjoy outdoor pursuits in the glorious sunshine.
As well as playing golf, guests can brush up on their skills by visiting the resort's exclusive Golf Academy.
The academy boasts an exceptional range of practice facilities and guests can benefit from the advice of a team of golf professionals.
It seems that Barack Obama could have more than a little in common with the many people who take golf holidays annually in La Manga Club.
The president-elect - who plays off 16 - teed off his current holiday with a round of golf against a number of old friends, the Telegraph reports.
However, while his leadership credentials are yet to be put to the test, it seems his mastery of the fairways has already been called into question.
Describing a recent game in which Mr Obama took part, his spokesman said "I don't think it was real pretty".
Holidaying in La Manga Club could be on the Christmas wish lists of many Scottish people this Christmas, new figures suggest.
Airport operator BAA, which owns seven UK airports including those in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh, has published new figures providing an insight into Scottish travellers' behaviour over the current festive period.
It transpires that Alicante - which provides access to La Manga Club - is one of the leading destinations among travellers in the country.
Other popular hotspots among Scottish holidaymakers this winter include Tenerife and Dubai.
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.
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.
Golf holidays to La Manga Club are always popular with those who enjoy combining some summer sun with a few rounds on the fairways.
However, such is the quality of the courses at La Manga Club and elsewhere in the Murcia region that there is many a serious tournament contested in the Spanish heat.
One such competition is the PGA of Europe Team Championship, which is contested by professionals from clubs across Europe.
Andy Barnett of Rhyl has been named as Wales' captain for the international golf battle and is relishing taking part.
The Murcia Open Golf Tournament will take place at La Manga Club for the eighth successive time this year.
Kicking off on December 8th, the five-day programme is a must for golf enthusiasts, with some sensational prizes on offer.
Furthermore, there is an extensive companions programme of events available for non-golfers.
Prizes for the tournament are valued at over 8,000 euros and include luxury leisure breaks and state-of-the-art golf equipment.
The prospect of heading to your local golf course in the blistering cold may seem unappealing, but don't worry there is another option.
Just a short plane journey away, La Manga Club is an ideal option for golfers keen to improve their technique in the sunshine.
With three world-class golf courses and outstanding practice facilities, La Manga is the perfect golf destination.
Expert tuition is available, with a number of different course options to suit players of all abilities.