La Manga Club played host to some of the best teams in under-19 women's football last week, with a number of the sport's European giants training at the famous venue.
Germany took on old rivals England on the resort's practice pitches, while Holland, Italy, France, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark also travelled to the Murcia destination to play some matches.
Between them, the teams represent all eight of the countries to reach the quarter-finals of the 2009 Uefa Women's Championship at senior level and together with the USA - who were also in attendance - three of the semi-finalists at the 2007 Fifa Women's World Cup.
La Manga Club is world-renowned for its football training facilities and has attracted some of the biggest domestic and international sides to its pitches over the years.
Holidaymakers looking for a way to unwind during their stay may wish to consider booking a relaxing treatment at Spa La Manga Club.
There are a range of therapies on offer, with something to suit everyone, including energising Hawaiian massages and soothing hot stone treatments.
Guests can give their skin a pick-me-up by booking in for a revitalising facial.
The Deep Cleansing Facial helps to recover radiance and includes a gentle exfoliating peel and hydrating mask.
As well as exploring the stunning countryside that surrounds La Manga Club, guests can also discover the underwater world, by learning to scuba dive.
The resort is located beside the Mar Menor - Europe's largest saltwater lagoon - and holidaymakers will find a range of courses and excursions available.
Adventure Divers are based at Las Lomas Village from Easter until November. The team offers everything from scuba taster sessions to open water courses and children's lessons, with something to suit people of all ages and abilities.
Tennis enthusiasts staying at La Manga Club can improve their game by taking part in one of the many courses on offer at the resort.
One-to-one coaching is available. However, holidaymakers can sign up for more intensive training by taking part in a weekend or five-day programme.
The ten-hour academy course involves two hours of coaching per day and covers all major aspects of the game, including singles and doubles tactics, drop shots and serves.
Guests staying in self-catering accommodation at La Manga Club may wish to consider booking a food pack prior to their arrival.
These can be ordered via the resort reservations centre up to 48 hours before check-in and are a great option for holidaymakers arriving late at night.
Packs typically contain staple items such as tea bags, milk, bread, cereal, butter, cheese, eggs and jam, with prices starting from 27.80 (£23).
When it comes to dining, guests holidaying at La Manga Club will find more than 20 bars and restaurants to choose from, meaning they can dine somewhere new every night of their stay.
For a tasty Mediterranean-inspired meal, visitors can head to the resort's flagship Amapola Restaurant, which boasts a spacious terrace with views over the golf course.
Alternatively, guests can enjoy fine Spanish wine and traditional tapas dishes at La Bodega or sample fresh seafood and admire the spectacular views at La Cala.
For something a little different, holidaymakers may wish to consider booking a table at the lively Andale Mexican Restaurant, which is located at the tennis centre and opens nightly.
Holidaymakers staying at La Manga Club and visiting the Murcia region will find no shortage of interesting places to visit during their stay.
The sun-soaked area is steeped in history and home to dozens of impressive attractions, with highlights including the Bishop's Palace, City Hall and the Romea Theatre.
Holidaymakers visiting the city can also explore the many bars, restaurants and boutiques that line its streets.
La Manga Club is also within east reach of the ancient city of Cartagena, which is a must-visit destination for those keen to soak up some culture.
The Murcia region of Spain basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year and people holidaying at La Manga Club will no doubt be keen to get outside and soak some of it up.
Guests will find plenty of places to take a refreshing dip or enjoy an afternoon of sunbathing.
Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe is home to a large, indoor heated swimming pool, as well as a baby area and spacious sun terrace.
What's more, it is located within easy reach of the Sol y Sombra bar, which serves up a range of tasty snacks, salads and refreshing drinks that can be enjoyed beside the pool.
Brits holidaying at La Manga Club will find a wide range of places to dine during their stay.
The resort is home to more than 20 bars and restaurants, meaning there is something to cater for all tastes.
Guests that are keen to sample some traditional Spanish tapas can book a table at La Bodega, which serves up a tasty selection of dishes.
Located at La Plaza, it also offers a wide range of fine wines and is home to a spacious outdoor terrace.
Situated in the sunny region of Murcia, La Manga Club is bordered by the Mar Menor - Europe's largest saltwater lagoon.
Also known as the little sea, it is a major natural attraction and attracts sailing enthusiasts from across the world.
The lagoon's shallow and non-tidal waters mean it is the perfect place for children to take a dip and for beginners to try their hand at activities such as scuba diving and canoeing.
Some of the other water-based activities holidaymakers can enjoy include snorkelling, jet-skiing, kayaking, dinghy sailing and fly-surfing.