La Manga Club is well known for its golfing facilities - it boasts three championship courses, practice facilities and a training centre all dedicated to the sport - however there is more to the resort than just golf.
For those looking to enjoy alternative or more laid back sports while on a villa holiday in Spain can find a variety of activities on offer at La Manga Club.
The tennis centre offers a variety of leisure options for active and less active holidaymakers including access to a gym and spa where personal trainers and physiotherapists are on hand to offer support and assistance.
For a relaxed sport with a more laid back pace and beautiful surroundings, try your hand at a game of bowls on the bowling green or a game of boules on the petanque court.
Golfing breaks need not only be for mums and dads, this summer why not take time out to let the kids brush up on their golfing techniques.
On a holiday at La Manga Club, children can practice on three 18-hole courses at La Manga Club while practice facilities are directly targeted at juniors.
The La Manga Club Academy of Golf provides courses for junior golfers as well as adults and runs from Monday to Friday all year round.
Children from the ages of eight or nine upwards with a keen interest in golf can even participate in the adult academy training sessions.
Among the many things to see and do on a Spanish holiday to the Costa Blanca, holidaymakers could pay a visit to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park.
La Mata and Torrevieja are two lakes located within a kilometre of each other, with Torrevieja being the larger of the two.
The salt lakes both lie below sea level and are natural parks, tapasblog.com reports.
While attention has been drawn recently to the strength of the euro against the pound sterling, many Brits are unlikely to put off their annual flights to Spain.
And according to the Post Office, Spain is the "cheapest place" to holiday in the eurozone which could encourage sun-seeking Brits to book their flights to Murcia.
Post Office claims that according to its research, holidays in Spain can see "tourist staples" cost up to 15 per cent less than the more pricey destinations of France, Portugal and Italy.
Spokesperson Helen Warburton said: "Looking forward we believe that holidaymakers will be smarter about where they choose to go this year.
Last weekend Britons taking flights to Alicante may have had the good fortune to come across the Homes and Gardens Exhibition, which was held in the IFA Centre next to Alicante airport.
Round Town News reports that the three-day event featured 165 stands from businesses all around the Coast Blanca with a range and diversity that was "testimony to the creativity, drive and determination of the predominately expatriate business people represented".
In addition to goods and wares, a more interesting and unusual service was on hand, clairvoyant readings.
"Soothsayer" Kenny Corris offered spiritual readings to those attending the event which proved a successful stand.
There has been a growth in the number of older Britons who take shorter holidays in Spain, it has been revealed.
TravelMole reports that according to a survey by Holiday Inn, three out of four couples over the age over 50 intend to take four or more breaks in 2008.
And this is compared to the one holiday to Spain per year they took when they in their forties.
"While people in their 30s and 40s are tied down with debts and family life, the over-50s are packing their bags and heading off for romantic weekends, with great big grins on their faces," Chris Hale, a spokesperson for Holiday Inn noted.
Spain is still a popular holiday destination for package holidays, it has been revealed.
According to comment from the holiday travel manager at travelsupermarket.com, the Costa del Sol, Majorca and the Canary Islands in particular are popular destinations for such holidays.
Kayte Williams added that package holidays in Spain are popular among Britons who want to get away from it all.
There are a number of benefits in taking package deals for family holidays in Spain, it has been argued.
According to travelsupermarket.com, package holidays actually offer a "host of benefits" to families taking Spanish holidays.
Research from Halifax Travel Insurance recently revealed that 2.
A young tennis player from Ipswich who plays at the region's sports club, Sam Sheldrake, is a regular visitor to the popular Spanish holiday resort of La Manga Club, it has been revealed.
According to the Evening Star. 15-year-old Sam was outstanding competitor of the week at the Suffolk LTA Junior Easter Hardcourt Tournament, losing only one game.
Sam was awarded the Daphne Ahmed Shield for his achievement after also winning the under-18 doubles alongside under-14 singles runner-up Rohan Able.
With weather forecasters predicting a wet summer on the British Isles this year, there has never been a better time to pack up and fly to La Manga Spain.
The La Manga Club is serviced by both Alicante and Murcia airports and, whether you live in Guernsey or Gatwick, there will be an airport that can take you there. There are thirteen airlines that fly to either Alicante or Murcia meaning that whether you're after a bargain deal or luxury all the way, you're almost guaranteed to find it.
Once at either Alicante or Murcia you will want to get to La Manga Club straight away and the best way to do this is to book a taxi in advance.