La Manga Club is one of Spains most popular resorts and can be found on Spains Costa Calida. It is perfect for golfers, tennis players and family holidays in the sun. Like all things these days its is best to research who flies into the nearest airports to La Manga Club and below is some information about each company that offers flights to Murcia airport and in most cases Alicante airport too. Murcia is only 20 minutes away from La Manga Club and it is a very simple journey, Alicante just over an hour away and there are mainly 2 roads to follow with a couple of tolls along the way.
Alicante–Elche Airport, originally named El Altet, is the sixth busiest airport in Spain based on passenger numbers, and the main airport for the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia.
If you have travelled to La Manga Club via Alicante airport in the past be prepared for some changes as the airport has grown in size considerably and may be unrecognisable from what you remember from previous visits. This is now an ultra modern airport with state of the art facilities that can still be found in the same location within Alicante but has been enlarged to enable more passenger capacity. The design of the building is impressive from a far and with a large check in area and a larger baggage claim travel in the forthcoming busy summer months should result in a smooth journey and experience for everyone.
La Manga Club is one of Spains most popular resorts, perfect for golfers, tennis players, families and business trips. Getting to the resort once in Spain could not be easier, the tricky bit is finding out who flies to local airports. Below is everything you need to know about each company that offers flights to Murcia and Alicante airport.
The first company that flies to the airports is Ryanair, they are a low cost airline meaning the prices will be low, this also means the aspects of the flight might be slightly lower than a higher priced airlines.
When you make the decision to holiday at La Manga Club, you are more than likely to go through the process of deciding on whether to plump for the hotel option or the self-catering option, thereafter it is a case of sitting down and deciding which of the vast range of sporting activities, Spa treatments or academy options you want to pre-book. Irrespective of what time of year you are heading to La Manga, if you have your heart set on any activities, it is well worth pre-booking them to make sure you have your spot secured for you well before you arrive. Once you have all of that organised your thoughts are almost certain to turn to travel.
Even though La Manga is a fair hike from the UK, it is perfectly doable by car, either by choosing one of the short channel ferry crossings and taking your time to travel south by car or by plumping for one of the longer Spanish ferries.
If you have already booked your accommodation at La Manga Club and are excited about the holiday that awaits you, you will no doubt be at the stage of deciding how you will make your way to the resort. No matter where in the UK you live, there is always the option drive from door to door. Although driving this sort of distance can seem like a real marathon, if you have the time to make the journey enjoyable along the way, by stopping off in interesting places, it can be really rewarding. If you decide to drive, you will have the choice between the channel tunnel, the short channel ferries or some of the longer UK to Spain ferry services, such as Bilbao or Santander.
If you are looking for cheap flights to Alicante Airport without the stress and hassle of having to queue for hours, then the newly refurbished Southend Airport is definitely the right way to go, with over 70 flights running a week from Southend Airport to nine destinations across Europe, including daily flights to Alicante airport it will not be hard to find the flight you are looking for.
With only a short walk from the railway station to the entrance of Southend Airport terminal and the car park a mere five minute walk away, you will not need to mess about waiting for a shuttle bus, unlike the passengers at Gatwick. This will obviously be an advantage for almost everybody, and hopefully will make the start of your journey that little bit more enjoyable and stress free. It is still early days for Southend Airport and without a doubt, it can only get busier and busier.
Murcia Airport is probably the most attractive of the airports when vacationing at La Manga Club as you are only a 20 minutes drive away from the Club. Alicante on the other hand is a bit further away, taking around an hour to drive to reach the club. When you are not used to driving in Spain, travelling to la Manga Club may also prove a bit of a strain on a long journey, although the trip from Alicante airport is very simple.
Murcia Airport, located in San Javier, lays just off the coast of the Mar Menor.
If you are travelling to Alicante, there is a vast choice of locations to fly from and a choice of who to fly with. With over 20 Airports to choose from, you can shop around to find the best prices for your time of travel. Here is a list of different airports in the UK and Ireland that have flights to and from Alicante Airport, and the flight companies using these routes;
Belfast Airport to Alicante Airport - Jet2, EasyJet, Fly Thomas Cook, Bmibaby and Aer Lingus
Bristol Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet, Fly Thomas Cook and RyanAir
Blackpool Airport to Alicante Airport - Jet2
Birmingham Intl Airport to Alicante Airport - Monarch, Fly, Thomas Cook, Thomson Fly, Bmibaby and RyanAir
Bournemouth Airport to Alicante Airport - RyanAir
Cardiff Airport to Alicante Airport - Thomson Fly
Cork Airport to Alicante Airport - Aer Lingus
Doncaster Airport to Alicante Airport - Thomson Fly
Dublin Airport to Alicante Airport - Aer Lingus and RyanAir
Derry Airport to Alicante Airport - RyanAir
Edinburgh Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet and RyanAir
Exeter Airport to Alicante Airport - Flybe
East-Midlands & Nottingham Airport to Alicante Airport - Bmibaby, Jet2, Thomson Fly, RyanAir and Fly Thomas Cook
Glasgow Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet, Jet2, Thomson Fly, Fly Thomas Cook and RyanAir
Leeds/Bradford Airport to Alicante Airport - Jet2, RyanAir and Fly Thomas Cook
Liverpool Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet and RyanAir
London Stansted Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet and RyanAir
London Gatwick Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet, Monarch, Fly Thomas Cook and Thomson Fly
London Luton Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet and Monarch
London Southend Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet
Kerry Airport to Alicante Airport - RyanAir
Knock Airport to Alicante Airport - RyanAir
Manchester Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet, Monarch, Jet2, Fly Tomas Cook and Thomson Fly
Newcastle Airport to Alicante Airport - EasyJet, Jet2, Fly Thomas Cook and Thomson Fly
Southampton Airport to Alicante Airport - Flybe
Durham Tees Valley Airport to Alicante Airport - Thomson Fly.
We hope this can help you when deciding where you will be flying from when travelling to Alicante.
After months of waiting, The airport has risen to prominence recently due to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, with Southend providing the an additional travel option for those attending the sporting event. Southend Airport is now being used by the company Easyjet for flights out to many locations within Europe. Southend Airports owners, the Stobart haulage company, have spent £100million renovating the site to what it is now. Southend Airport is well-connected with central London, and with its relaxed atmosphere and speedy check in, it wont be long until people start using this airport rather than its other busier and more stressful rivals.
People planning to book flights to Spain this summer may be interested to learn that Livepool John Lennon Airport is one of the cheapest hubs when it comes to parking.
Research carried out by consumer group Which? revealed that holidaymakers can leave their vehicle for a week from just £27.99.
The airport was also praised for its decision not to charge passengers extra for their parking if they were stranded overseas as a result of the recent volcanic eruption in Iceland.