A footballer who recently spent time at La Manga Club has spoken of his high regard for the resort as he continues his recuperation from injury.
Stephen McManus, who plays in defence for Celtic, travelled to La Manga with the rest of the squad for a mid-season break before the campaign's final run-in and lavished praise on the resort on his return.
"The facilities at La Manga were absolutely superb," he recounted.
"The pitches were immaculate and the gaffer was able to do a lot of work and work some of the lads really hard.
Buying property abroad is no longer the preserve of the upper echelons of society, according to one firm.
Foreign exchange brokerage Caxton FX revealed that it has seen a huge surge in enquiries from want-away Britons since the Budget last week.
James Hickman, managing director of the company, said it is not necessarily just the rich and famous who are seeking a new life abroad.
"These people are not celebrities or high profile people who figure in the Rich Lists but simply clients with some capital," he explained.
Villa rentals in Spain remain a thriving market which Britons are advised not to miss out on, according to one firm.
The strength of the euro against the pound is putting many British investors off buying a holiday home in Spain but, despite currency fluctuations, they could still be losing out on bargains by not doing so, claims Spanish Hot Properties.
Nick Stuart, managing director of the company, said that the majority of buyers at present seem to be based in countries where the euro is the currency.
However, properties in Murcia can sell for less than 200,000 euros (£180,630), he added.
Families jetting abroad over the May bank holiday weekend may wish to consider a break at La Manga Club in Murcia.
While the adults are off enjoying the resort's exceptional range of sports and leisure facilities, the little ones can make new friends at the kid's club.
La Manga caters for children of all ages from babies to teens, with experienced staff on hand to supervise activities.
Those aged 13 and over can enjoy squash, go-karting, quad bike excursions and horse riding, while children aged between three and 12 can make the most of the resort's outdoor play area and mini theatre.
Located on the sunny Costa Calida, La Manga Club is bordered on two sides by a national park and is the perfect destination for those who like to stay active on their holiday.
There are dozens of pathways and trails snaking through the surrounding countryside and those who want a challenging hike can climb to the summit of La Fuente Hill, which is accessible through the nearby village of Los Belones.
A walk up the hill takes around 45 minutes to complete and once at the top holidaymakers can enjoy unrivalled views of the Mediterranean coastline and the green golf courses of La Manga Club.
Meanwhile, guests who would prefer to let someone else do the legwork can explore the surrounding countryside and the Calblanque National Park on horseback.
Families hoping to travel abroad this summer could consider a break at La Manga Club in Murcia.
Situated on the Costa Calida, the resort basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year and is the ideal destination for water sports enthusiasts.
The nearby Mar Menor is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon and its shallow waters are around six degrees C warmer than the surrounding Mediterranean Sea.
Some of the activities on offer include sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving, with guests of all ages catered for.
Malaga and Alicante have been named as two of the most popular destinations for Brits heading abroad over the May bank holiday weekend.
Figures compiled by Skyscanner show that holidays in Spain are still popular, with places such as Rome, Dublin and Paris all trailing behind in the poll.
Gareth Williams, chief executive of Skyscanner, said the findings indicate that despite the weak pound, people are still keen to travel within the eurozone.
"May Day is an ideal time to hit the beach in Malaga.
As well as spending time at the beach and relaxing by the pool, those taking holidays at La Manga Club can also make use of the resort's exceptional sports facilities.
Home to 28 multi-surface tennis courts, La Manga is the perfect destination for Brits looking to improve their skills on the court.
Players of all abilities are catered for at the resort, with professional coaching staff on hand to provide lessons and offer guidance.
La Manga has its own Tennis Academy, staffed by a dedicated team of tennis pros and players can improve their game even more by making use of the facility's state-of-the art video analysis technology.
Brits looking to escape the credit crunch gloom and relax in sumptuous surroundings may wish to consider a stay at La Manga Club.
Located in Murcia, the resort basks in sunshine for than 300 days a year and could be the ideal place to indulge in some well-earned pampering.
As well as swimming pools and sporting facilities, La Manga Club is also home to a luxury health spa, where guests can enjoy relaxing treatments.
Some of the signature therapies on offer include Jomi Juma mineral and floral spa rituals, natura bisse facials and oxygen skin treatments.
Those considering an active holiday in Spain may be interested to learn that La Manga Club has launched a new unlimited golf package.
Ideal for those who want to cram as much time on the course as possible into their break, four and seven-night stays are available, which include unlimited golf on each day except arrival and departure days and a daily breakfast buffet at the resort's Amapola Restaurant.
Guests opting for this deal are also entitled to a ten per cent discount at the resort's Pro Shop.
Home to three championship courses, La Manga is renowned for the quality of its sporting facilities and also boasts its own golf academy, which offers tuition to guests.