Holidaymakers can relax and unwind in luxurious surroundings this winter by visiting La Manga Club in Spain.
Situated on the sunny Costa Calida, La Manga Club basks in sunshine for over 300 days annually and is the ideal retreat for those looking to escape the doom and gloom of the winter months.
With its own luxury health spa, La Manga Club offers a range of sumptuous treatments, with everything from exotic signature treatments to manicures and pedicures on offer.
Those looking to combat the signs of ageing can indulge in a diamond facial, with younger-looking skin guaranteed.
With 28 multi-surface courts, the tennis facilities at La Manga Club in Spain are among the best in Europe.
La Manga Club is just a short flight from the UK and is the ideal destination for Britons looking to improve their technique or learn how to play tennis from scratch.
The resort caters for players of all abilities and those who want to take their training a little further can sign up to one of the courses offered by La Manga Club's Tennis Academy.
From five-day courses to two-hour coaching sessions, there is help available to suit everyone and what's more, the resort enjoys over 300 days of sunshine annually.
Golf enthusiasts looking to combine their big day with a shared passion for the game may want to look into holding their wedding at La Manga Club in Spain.
A golf resort may seem like an unusual wedding setting, but the La Manga Club in Murcia promises couples and their guests everything they could want for their perfect wedding reception.
Venues for prospective newly-weds to choose from include Hyatt Regency La Manga Hotel, which offers patio cocktail parties on its panoramic, split-level terrace, or a full banqueting suite for the wedding feast.
The happy couple can even pamper themselves in the run-up to the main event, at the resort's own Spa La Manga Club, which offers a range of massages, manicures and facial treatments to ensure that every bride and groom looks their best.
Bordered on two sides by a spectacular natural park, La Manga Club is an ideal destination for nature lovers and holidaymakers keen to explore the stunning Spanish countryside.
The resort is an ideal destination for walking and jogging and guests will find many well-marked trails and tracks in the vicinity of the club.
Guests with enough energy can travel through the nearby village of Los Belones and climb to the summit of La Fuente Hill, which offers unrivalled views of the surrounding area.
The walk up La Fuente Hill takes around 15 minutes and guests will have the opportunity to see La Manga's rolling green golf courses from an entirely different perspective.
Families enjoying holidays in Spain with young teenagers will find plenty to keep them occupied at La Manga Club.
The resort caters for guests of all ages and those aged 13 and over will find a range of specially tailored activities on offer.
Teens looking to improve their technique on the golf course will find private tuition and intense courses available, with coaching also on offer at the junior tennis academy.
Dance classes, swimming lessons, diving courses and quad bike excursions are also available as well as kite surfing, kayaking, waterskiing and many other activities.
With over 20 restaurants and bars, La Manga Club has plenty of delicious food on offer to tantalise your taste buds and holidaymakers hoping to sample some local specialities will not be disappointed.
Guests dining at the elegant Amapola Restaurant will find the richest regional produce on offer.
The recently re-launched restaurant has a new menu based on seasonal produce and offers diners the opportunity to sample traditional Spanish cuisine in sumptuous surroundings.
If it's fine Spanish wine and delicious tapas that you're after, then a trip to La Bodega located at La Plaza is ust the ticket.
Those looking to escape the UK and jet off to warmer climes over the festive period may wish to consider spending Christmas at La Manga Club in Spain.
There are a number of great packages available and those enjoying a stay of four nights or more at the Hyatt Regency La Manga or Hyatt Las Lomas Village can attend one of the Christmas or New Year's events taking place at the hotel.
A number of other benefits are also on offer to guests including one hour's complimentary hire per day, two free night's accommodation and free entry into the end of year golf tournament.
Some of the festive evenings taking place this year at La Manga Club include Oriental Magic, an Asian party banquet and a sophisticated dinner dance at Amapola Restaurant.
With the spectacular Mar Menor on its doorstep, La manga Club is the perfect base from which to explore the underwater world.
From Easter until November, guests staying at La Manga Club have the opportunity to take a guided dive or learn how to dive with the help of experienced instructors based at Hyatt Las Lomas Village.
Adventure Divers offer guests a range of PADI courses, children's courses and guided tours, with dives available for youngsters aged eight onwards.
The waters around La Manga are safe, clear and warm and visitors are likely to encounter numerous species including barracuda, rays, octopus and occasionally turtles or sunfish.
One of the most interesting ways to explore the countryside surrounding La Manga Club is to travel on horseback and guests staying on the club will find plenty of excursions and lessons on offer.
The nearby Rancho de la Fuente riding stables is located five kilometres from the resort and provides regular excursions along the trails and beaches of the vast Calblanque Natural Park.
Guests can discover the beauty of the lush countryside surrounding La Manga and learn about its unique and protected environment.
Furthermore, children can also take part in lessons and excursions, with ponies available for short rides.
Golf holidays to La Manga Club are one of the best ways for lovers of the sport to relax, but not everybody heading to the region is going to unwind.
Take, for example, Scotland's Tartan Tour professionals, who are crossing their fingers in the hope that they will be victorious on the fairways of Murcia.
The team are in need of producing the goods when they arrive for what will be far from a golf holiday in Spain.
Sam Cairns, Robert Arnott and Gordon Law are in the running for the PGA of Europe Team championship, but are currently ten shots behind leaders Ireland, the Press and Journal reports.