Families enjoying holidays in Spain with young teenagers will find plenty to keep them occupied at La Manga Club.
The resort caters for guests of all ages and those aged 13 and over will find a range of specially tailored activities on offer.
Teens looking to improve their technique on the golf course will find private tuition and intense courses available, with coaching also on offer at the junior tennis academy.
Dance classes, swimming lessons, diving courses and quad bike excursions are also available as well as kite surfing, kayaking, waterskiing and many other activities.
With over 20 restaurants and bars, La Manga Club has plenty of delicious food on offer to tantalise your taste buds and holidaymakers hoping to sample some local specialities will not be disappointed.
Guests dining at the elegant Amapola Restaurant will find the richest regional produce on offer.
The recently re-launched restaurant has a new menu based on seasonal produce and offers diners the opportunity to sample traditional Spanish cuisine in sumptuous surroundings.
If it's fine Spanish wine and delicious tapas that you're after, then a trip to La Bodega located at La Plaza is ust the ticket.
Those looking to escape the UK and jet off to warmer climes over the festive period may wish to consider spending Christmas at La Manga Club in Spain.
There are a number of great packages available and those enjoying a stay of four nights or more at the Hyatt Regency La Manga or Hyatt Las Lomas Village can attend one of the Christmas or New Year's events taking place at the hotel.
A number of other benefits are also on offer to guests including one hour's complimentary hire per day, two free night's accommodation and free entry into the end of year golf tournament.
Some of the festive evenings taking place this year at La Manga Club include Oriental Magic, an Asian party banquet and a sophisticated dinner dance at Amapola Restaurant.
One of the most interesting ways to explore the countryside surrounding La Manga Club is to travel on horseback and guests staying on the club will find plenty of excursions and lessons on offer.
The nearby Rancho de la Fuente riding stables is located five kilometres from the resort and provides regular excursions along the trails and beaches of the vast Calblanque Natural Park.
Guests can discover the beauty of the lush countryside surrounding La Manga and learn about its unique and protected environment.
Furthermore, children can also take part in lessons and excursions, with ponies available for short rides.
Golf holidays to La Manga Club are one of the best ways for lovers of the sport to relax, but not everybody heading to the region is going to unwind.
Take, for example, Scotland's Tartan Tour professionals, who are crossing their fingers in the hope that they will be victorious on the fairways of Murcia.
The team are in need of producing the goods when they arrive for what will be far from a golf holiday in Spain.
Sam Cairns, Robert Arnott and Gordon Law are in the running for the PGA of Europe Team championship, but are currently ten shots behind leaders Ireland, the Press and Journal reports.
History lovers planning a holiday in La Manga Club might be interested to learn of a few facts provided by one news provider.
The Euro Weekly News has drawn up a guide to Murcia, detailing "some of the facts and figures of this fascinating region".
According to the website, Murcia's dry and hot climate lends it more of a north African feel than that of southern Europe.
That impression becomes even more tangible when it is considered that the region was founded under the Arabic name of Madina Mursiya.
Holidays to La Manga Club could be among the preferred choices for British holidaymakers over the New Year period, after new research revealed Alicante is one of their favourite destinations.
Skyscanner examined the frequency with which certain locations were searched for on its search engine and found Alicante to be one of the top ten.
"Another Spanish city long popular with Brits, locals tend to start off the Nochevieja celebrations with a huge family dinner at home, after which the younger members hit the town for the night," said the firm.
It added that Plaza del Ayuntamiento in El Barrio is one of the best places to head to enjoy the party, with numerous discotheques staying open into the small hours.
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 Spanish government has announced plans to make a massive investment in the country's tourism industry, it has been revealed.
Deputy prime minister Maria Teresa Fernandez said that 400 million euros would be used to modernise the tourism industry and make holidays in Spain even more appealing.
Tourism is responsible for 11 per cent of the country's gross domestic product and the government is keen for this figure to remain high, despite the credit crunch, eTurboNews reports.
In the first ten months of the year more than 51 million people visited Spain, representing a slight decrease on 2007.
If you're looking to honeymoon in a luxurious resort which enjoys year-round sunshine and has some of the best leisure facilities in Europe, then you may wish to consider a trip to La Manga Club.
Situated on the sunny Costa Calida and surrounded by unspoilt beaches and lush green scenery, La Manga Club is one of Europe's most appealing resorts and an ideal honeymoon destinaton.
Guests can do as much or as little as they like, with three championship golf courses, 28 tennis courts and a luxury health spa available all year round.
Furthermore, La Manga is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and the cities of Cartagena, Murcia and Lorca, which are all within easy reach of the resort.