As well as lounging by the pool and soaking up the sunshine, Brits holidaying in Spain may also wish to explore the stunning countryside.
A great way to do this is to book a horse riding excursion, which allows visitors to see the area at a slow pace.
Guests staying at the Mar Menor Resort in Murcia can head to the nearby Rancho de la Fuenta stables.
The facility caters for riders of all ages and abilities, offering a range of different lesson and tour options.
One of the best ways to relax during your break at the Mar Menor Resort is to indulge in a rejuvenating treatment programme.
There are dozens of different options on offer, with some of the most popular being the spa's hot stone therapies.
The chakra balancing treatment lasts for one hour and 50 minutes, and involves being massaged with warm volcanic stones and given a calming accupressure head massage.
Guests can also book themselves in for a holistic back, face and scalp massage with hot rocks, which is designed to revitalise, stimulate and rebalance the body.
As well as enjoying the fantastic range of sports and leisure facilities on offer, guests holidaying at the Mar Menor Resort can also treat themselves to a relaxing spa treatment.
Surrounding by rolling hills and mountains, the Espa at the InterContinental Hotel is the perfect place to unwind after a long day on the golf course.
The facility is warm and inviting, with Moroccan lanterns adorning the walls and relaxing music playing in each room.
Guests will find a range of treatments to choose from, including hot stone massages and intensive anti-ageing facials.
Forming part of Murcia's popular Mar Menor Resort, the five-star Intercontinental Hotel is home to 57 deluxe rooms and is the ideal choice for people planning to take a holiday in Spain this summer.
Rooms are decorated in traditional Moorish style and feature spacious balconies with views of the pool or golf course.
Executive suites, superior deluxe suites and royal suites are also available.
All rooms come equipped with everything a guest could possibly require during their stay, including internet access, LCD televisions and a minibar, which is restocked daily.
Renting an apartment at the Mar Menor Resort is an ideal option for couples and, with more than 1,000 to choose from, there is something to suit all requirements.
Built to the highest quality, the properties come with their own balconies or terraces, as well as cooking facilities, linen and televisions.
Rental apartments come fully furnished and are equipped with everything a guest may require during their stay.
The apartments are run by professional management teams, with people on hand to assist with any additional requirements and to organise cleaning if necessary.
If you're planning to take a family holiday to Spain this year, then it could be a great idea to book a villa.
Hiring your own property means everyone is within easy reach of each other and that meals can be prepared with ease and at times that are convenient to you.
Many of the villas at the Mar Menor Resort come with their own private swimming pools, which means you can enjoy a dip at any time of the day, without having to worry about children jumping in or other guests blocking your lengths.
Villas also feature spacious terraces with outdoor dining facilities, providing the perfect spot for a barbecue or an afternoon of sunbathing.
A great option for groups and families planning to holiday at Spain's Mar Menor Resort is to rent one of the spacious townhouses.
There are more than 180 of these dotted around the complex, with a range of different styles and sizes available.
Townhouses typically feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as spacious ground terraces that are ideal for enjoying a bite to eat or soaking up the Murcian sunshine.
The properties come with fresh towels and linen, kitchen facilities, televisions and washing machines.
A recent study revealed that the majority of people are keen to take a break abroad and soak up some sunshine this year.
If you are one of the millions of Britons planning to jet off to warmer climes in 2010, then you may wish to consider taking a break at the Mar Menor Resort in Spain.
Located in the popular region of Murcia, it is one of Spain's finest resorts and boasts an exceptional range of sports and leisure facilities.
What is more, Mar Menor basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year, making it the perfect option for people who are eager to escape the chilly weather in the UK and top up their tans.
Families planning to escape the bleak UK weather and take a holiday in Spain this year may wish to consider a break at Mar Menor in Murcia.
One of Spain's finest holiday complexes, it basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year and has an extensive range of sports and leisure facilities.
The five-star Intercontinental Hotel boasts 57 deluxe rooms, as well as a number of executive suites and a royal suite.
Furthermore, the resort also features 924 villas, 184 townhouses and 1,150 apartments, meaning that there is an accommodation option to suit everyone.
Those enjoying their golf holidays in Spain at La Torre Golf Resort may wish to take a break from the destination's 18-hole course and head to the nearby Murcia Cathedral for a taste of local history.
The 14th century religious site is free to enter and boasts a mix of impressive architectural designs, covering the gothic, baroque and renaissance periods.
Among the most iconic landmarks in the city, it was built up over the course of 600 years and is famous for its bell tower, which is over 90 metres in height and took two centuries to complete.
Murcia Cathedral is one of a number of locations the La Torre website suggests is worth a visit, along with the Roman Theatre, which is just 20 minutes away from the resort.