For a relaxing break in stylish and elegant surroundings, holidaymakers would be hard-pushed to find anywhere that can compare to Spain's La Manga Club resort.
Situated in Murcia, the resort basks in sunshine throughout the year and is home to a staggering range of facilities.
As well as playing golf and enjoying water sports, guests can also unwind and indulge in some pampering at La Manga's luxury health spa.
Several treatment packages are on offer and guests can enjoy everything from Hawaiian massages to anti-ageing facials.
Getting married overseas is an excellent option for couples during the credit crunch, it has been suggested.
Speaking recently, Nick Gropper, managing director at Weddings and Honeymoons Abroad, said that getting married overseas in a destination such as Spain can be a much cheaper alternative to tying the knot in the UK.
"Getting married in the UK costs round about £20,000 whereas when you get married abroad, the average cost is about £4,000 so couples can still get married during a time when there is not much money floating around," he commented.
According to research published recently by Mintel, 16 per cent of Brits now get married abroad, with numbers increasing by 43 per cent since 2003.
As well as enjoying activities within the resort, holidaymakers staying at La Manga Club will find plenty to explore outside.
The resort is bordered on two sides by the stunning Calblanque National Park, which is the ideal place for a spot of jogging and hill walking.
Guests will find dozens of tails to explore, with many well-marked paths offering unrivalled views of the surrounding area.
The resort is also situated close to La Fuente Hill, which can be accessed by walking through the village of Los Belones.
Those looking for a healthy holiday may wish to consider a break in sunny Spain.
According to flight search engine Skyscanner, Spanish people have one of the longest life expectancies of any nationality and it may be down to all that fresh air and great weather.
"The generally pleasant climate means that a healthy alfresco lifestyle is the norm," the website said.
Average life expectancy in Spain is 80.
Bordered on two sides by the stunning Calblanque Natural Park, La Manga Club is the ideal holiday destination for lovers of the great outdoors.
As well as enjoying the facilities inside the resort, such as the three championship golf courses and health spa, holidaymakers can also explore the surrounding area by hiring a mountain bike.
The terrain around the resort varies from flat, easy roads to challenging off-road tracks.
Bikes are also available for children to hire, with baby seats and trailers also on offer to ensure that the whole family can enjoy the La Manga area.
The Spanish destination of Murcia has a great deal to offer British holidaymakers, it has been claimed.
Located around 75 kilometres south of Alicante, Murcia is home to more than 200 beaches and, according to budget airline bmibaby, it is one of the "hidden gems" of Spain and has something for everyone.
"From foodies to family and from students to sun lovers", Murcia is the perfect destination for a break this summer.
"With its cosmopolitan culture and laid back atmosphere, visitors will fall in love with Murcia," the airline claimed.
The musical Grease is coming to the Costa Blanca, it has been reported.
According to the Round Town News, tickets are already selling like hot cakes, with the musical set to arrive at the Municipal Theatre in Torrevieja on March 21st.
"Favourite songs from the film such as 'Sandy', 'You're the One That I Want' and 'We Go Together' are re-enacted, each with original music," the news provider said.
Eduardo Dolon, Torrevieja's councillor for culture, said he is delighted that the city has been selected to host such an acclaimed show.
Over half of Brits like to holiday with their mums, a new survey has revealed.
In a recent poll carried out by Holiday Extras, 54 per cent of people said that their mothers are their ideal travel companions.
However, 19 per cent admitted that they would only holiday with their parents out of a sense of duty.
Commenting on the findings, Mike Whiting, managing editor at Holiday Extras, said: "Mums deserve a treat on Mother's Day so it's great to hear that so many people would gladly take theirs on holiday.
Officials at Alicante port have announced plans to make the area greener.
From September work will begin on creating a Mediterranean-style forest of 900 trees, Typically Spanish reports.
The area will also include sand dunes and "special 12-metre anti-dust screens to stop pollution and carbon dust reaching the city".
Although some local residents say they are sceptical about the plans, it is thought that the trees will absorb a significant amount of CO2 the same as 4,000 cars.
Those looking for the perfect Mother's Day treat this year may wish to consider a spa break at La Manga Club.
As one of Europe's most luxurious holiday resorts, La Manga is the ideal place to while away a relaxing weekend.
Furthermore, holidaymakers should have no trouble reaching their destination, with airlines such as bmibaby, Jet2 and Ryanair all serving the south of Spain.
Mums will find plenty of ways to relax at La Manga Club.