Lovers of classical music might like to consider holidaying to La Manga Club this winter, as a very special guest comes to the region.
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is to perform a concert in Murcia on December 2nd at the Auditorio Victor Villegas, Round Town News reports.
The show brings to a close the Floridablanca music festival, which is running in the popular Spanish resort through November.
All proceeds from the concert, at which Dame Kiri will be accompanied by Julian Reynolds, will go to charities.
Holidaymakers renting a car in Murcia have been presented with good news.
The motorways running through the region are set to benefit from improvements worth 200 million euros, Round Town News reports.
Motorists will be able to drive on a number of improved roads two years ahead of schedule, as the government has decided to bring the major works forward.
At present, the popularity of the region can place the autovia which surrounds Murcia under strain during peak holiday season, as travellers head out to see the best that southern Spain has to offer.
Guests on holiday in Spain at La Manga Club resort can now enjoy a true taste of Spain with the relaunch of Amapola Restaurant.
The resort's flagship eatery is returning with a new dining concept - called Con denominacion de origen - which aims to bring the finest regional produce to the table.
Executive chef Nicolas Cedro has worked on a new menu which will introduce the richness of traditional Spanish cuisine to diners, Easier reports.
Describing the menu as "extremely exciting", he said: "The menu will be based on seasonal ingredients, meaning that customers can experience an authentic taste of Spain all year round.
Families still have plenty of time to take advantage of early bird deals for holidays in La Manga in 2009.
The deadline for securing one of the two packages on offer is February 28th 2009, affording the opportunity to book a break as part of an extra-special Christmas gift.
Interested families can sign up for a stay at the Hyatt Regency La Manga hotel or at the nearby Las Lomas Village.
Available for a minimum stay length of five days, the breaks come with a free day for those who book seven.
Getting married overseas is a great way to reduce wedding costs and bring family and friends together for longer, according to one travel expert.
Travel expert Shona Swain said that overseas weddings were a "better bet" than UK weddings and offered much better value for money.
The average UK wedding currently costs £20,273, with overseas weddings often available for a fraction of the cost.
"With two bad summers in a row; if couples do want to secure great weather for their special day getting married overseas proves a better bet," she explained.
Cycling in the miserable British weather may not be an appealing thought, but at La Manga Club in Spain, it's a different story altogether.
Surrounded by miles of spectacular terrain and basking in sunshine for most of the year, La Manga is an ideal destination for those looking to engage in some outdoor pursuits this winter.
One of the best ways to discover the area is by bike. The surrounding area has terrain to suit cyclists of all abilities, from easy flats to challenging off-road routes.
When it comes to team building, La Manga may be just the place to come to allow everyone to enjoy the sun, a bit of pampering and gather together that collective spirit for the challenges ahead.
Those who come to La Manga can make the most of the skills and experience of training specialists Alto Rendimiento, who offer a programme of seminars to help build up team spirit and communication at all levels.
A long list of notable companies has used this facility, including Boeing, NASA, Ford Spain, Pizza Hut, the US Navy and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Those seeking to add their name to this long and varied list will also be able to enjoy the huge variety of activities and sights available at La Manga.
A recent report by Ascent Market Intelligence suggested that an increasing number of holidaymakers are opting for catered accommodation and all-inclusive packages and with the quality of food on offer at resorts such as La Manga, it's little wonder.
Those visiting La Manga will find plenty to tickle their taste buds, with more than 20 top-quality bars and restaurants to choose from.
Whether it's fine dining under the stars that you're looking for, or a light bite at the bar, La Manga has it covered.
Guests dining at the Amapola Restaurant can savour some of the finest Mediterranean cuisine on offer, while taking in the surrounding views from the restaurant's stunning terrace.
Families looking to escape to warmer climes this winter need look no further than La Manga Club, where travellers of all ages are catered for.
The resort boasts excellent children's facilities, with everything from crazy golf to horse riding on offer.
Children looking to brush up on their golf and tennis skills can take part in one of the academy courses on offer, where they will benefit from expert tuition, whilst at the same time making friends.
La Manga is also an ideal destination for families with teenagers.
Forget about exercise circuits, holidaymakers travelling to La Manga now have the opportunity to indulge and enjoy a relaxing spa circuit.
There are two different circuit options available, with each lasting around three hours and featuring a number of relaxing treatments.
Visitors arriving at the spa are taken on an introductory tour of the facilities, before unwinding in a soothing sea salt and camomile hydrotherapy bath.
Other treatments involved in the circuits include massage, a therapeutic wrap and either a refresher facial or light manicure.