Over 25,000 agencies from 182 countries have voted the La Manga Golf Resort in Southern Spain a European resort category winner of the prestigious World Travel Award - an award achieved by only the very best. The Annual World Travel Awards were set up in 1993 to celebrate excellence in the world's travel and tourism industry.
Here, in this unspoilt corner of Southern Spain, east of Costa del Sol and beautifully situated between the Costa Blanca and Costa Almeria, you'll find the wonderful hidden world of La Manga Club.
At the heart of La Manga Club, a 1,400 acre sporting paradise nestled between the low hills which separate the Mediterranean from the Mar Menor sea in south eastern Spain.
La Manga Club has always been synonymous with golf, and with its three championship courses and outstanding practice facilities, it is perhaps hardly surprising that it has been voted Europe's top golf resort twice in the past five years. The resort has also recently been chosen as the official winter training base of the German PGA.
Through 30 years of constant innovation, La Manga Club is considered one of Europe's finest golfing destinations and has played host to many international tournaments including the Spanish Open, PGA Spanish Championships, Spanish Junior Championships, Ladies' Spanish Open and Senior Spanish Open for men.
The three top-quality, 18-hole championship courses all benefit from uniquely tranquil surroundings and provide many superb views. Whether you are fine-tuning your technique or learning the rudiments of the game, La Manga Golf Club offers a truly diverse and unique golfing experience.
La Manga Club resort's famous golf courses and facilities are not just intended for accomplished golfers. Whatever your level, the Golf Academy provide group and private tuition of the highest calibre.
Whats more, every week there are Stableford, Medal and Four Ball competitions open to everybody, so you'll have ample opportunity to put your game to the test.
The training and practice facilities are second to none and include a floodlit driving range with 80 practice bays, two chipping greens, a practice bunker and a large practice green.
The La Manga resort also has a 18 hole Par 47 course complete with bunkers and water hazards. Ideal for family fun.
Whatever your ability you can learn to play or improve your existing skills.The five day courses held at the Golf Academy consist of three hours tuition each morning, Monday to Friday and ideally suited for beginners and improvers. Resident professionals are also available for private tuition.