Golf enthusiasts planning to holiday in Spain this year will be spoilt for choice when it comes to courses.
The sun-soaked Murcia region is renowned for the quality of its golf greens, with more than 300 to choose from.
What's more, the area basks in sunshine for most of the year, meaning you can enjoy your game without the worry of having to stop because of rain.
One place where players will find an excellent range of facilities is La Serena Golf Resort, which is home to a par-72 18-hole course.
As well as golf and tennis, guests holidaying at La Manga Club in Spain will find a wide range of water-based activities on offer nearby.
The resort is located beside the Mar Menor, Europe's largest saltwater lagoon and attracts thousands of sailing enthusiasts every year with its warm, shallow waters.
Some of the activities available there include windsurfing, jet-skiing and canoeing.
Holidaymakers can also explore beneath the waves by booking a scuba diving course or excursion.
Guests holidaying at La Manga Club will no doubt be keen to explore the surrounding area during their break.
Located in the Spanish region of Murcia, the complex typically basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year, making it an ideal destination for people who enjoy outdoor pursuits.
La Manga is bordered by the stunning Calblanque National Park, which is home to dozens of well-marked hiking trails, as well as woodland and numerous golden beaches.
Guests looking for a more challenging walk can trek to the summit of La Fuente Hill, which takes around 45 minutes and offers unrivalled views of the area.
A great option for families planning to take a holiday in Spain this year is to book a villa at La Torre Resort.
There are a wide range of properties available, with something to suit everyone's requirements.
A number of villas also come with heated swimming pools and sun terraces, offering holidaymakers spectacular views across the golf course.
Properties are furnished to a high standard and come equipped with air conditioning units, cooking facilities, televisions, safety deposit boxes, bed linen and towels.
A third of Brits taking holidays to Spain and other popular destinations this summer are not planning to follow the World Cup.
Research by HolidayExtras.com revealed that 47 per cent of women have no interest in the tournament at all, with 26 per cent of males sharing this view.
"Whilst many of us will be in the grip of football fever this summer, a significant proportion of UK travellers can't wait to escape," said the website's managing editor Mike Whiting.
Holidaymakers hoping to improve their golf technique while staying at La Manga Club may wish to consider booking a place on an intensive course.
There are a range of options available, including the Total Golf Learning Experience, which lasts for four days.
The programme is on offer throughout the year and includes 12 hours of tuition.
Players can expect to cover everything from long game skills to bunker play and chipping.
Parents hoping to encourage their children to play more sport may wish to consider booking them on a course at La Manga Club's Junior Tennis Academy.
Youngsters of all ages are catered for, with a range of programmes running throughout the school holidays.
Children under the age of six can take part in the mini tennis course, which includes 45 minutes of tuition each day.
Meanwhile, those aged between ten and 19 can benefit from two hours of coaching each day over the course of a week.
Guests holidaying at La Torre Resort in Murcia will find a number of top quality restaurants to visit.
As well as several venues located within the complex, there are a wide selection of eateries nearby.
For delicious Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, guests can head to the El Patio Restaurant in Los Narejos, which serves up everything from tasty fish dishes to paella.
Another place where holidaymakers will find local cuisine on offer is at La Pereta Restaurant in Los Alcazares.
One way to get your holiday at the Mar Menor Resort off to a great start is by booking a relaxing body treatment at the spa.
For the ultimate experience, guests can opt for a revitalising wrap and corresponding massage.
Options include the detoxifier - which helps to improve circulation, speed up the elimination of toxins and leave the skin looking smooth and rejuvenated - as well as the skin hydrator treatment, which is ideal for sensitive and flaky skin.
Meanwhile, holidaymakers looking to unwind at the end of a long day on the golf course or tennis court can book a muscle relaxer wrap and massage, which helps to relieve tension and ease aches and pains.
Brits planning to take a holiday in Spain this summer can learn about their destination by reading travel forums, such as those on TripAdvisor.
This is according to industry expert Simon Calder, who said they are a great resource for holidaymakers.
Speaking on behalf of Octopus Travel, he pointed out that a holiday is a huge investment, so it is important to make the right decisions.
"Generally for a big family holiday you only get one shot a year at getting it right," he commented.