La Manga Club
La Manga Club lies just a short drive to the east of Cartagena and offers superb activities for all the family to enjoy during a day out. This vast estate, bordered by natural parks and pristine beaches, has earned the reputation as the best sports and leisure resort in Europe. The resort's accommodation, entertainment and dining facilities are just as reputable, and whether staying at La Manga Club or just visiting, you are assured of excellent service and fun in the sun for all.
La Manga Club Sports Facilities
Golf – Keen golfers will certainly be in their element with four challenging 18 hole courses to play. Three of the courses are full size with varying lengths and pars. The 4th course that was designed by the much loved and respected pro golfer Severiano Ballesteros, is a pitch & putt. Golf facilities also include a practice centre, training centre, pro shop, and elegant clubhouse.
Tennis – The tennis centre at La Manga Club has played host to events such as ATP tournaments and Davis Cup matches. It boasts a whopping 28 tennis courts and various tennis academies. You can also work out in the centre's gymnasium, play crazy golf, lawn bowls or swim in the pool.
Football – The football centre is a prime training and competition venue for top international clubs and national squads. It boasts 8 natural grass FIFA standard size football pitches. In addition to these is a junior football academy run by FA / UEFA qualified coaches.
Cricket – La Manga Club is home to the best facilities in Spain for training and playing cricket. Their European cricket performance centre is the abroad training base for the Scottish and Irish cricket teams. It is also the home ground for the Spanish National cricket team.
Rugby – With two purpose built rugby pitches and a full range of training equipment, this is one of the most popular rugby training grounds in the country. The rugby centre has played host to numerous top rugby union and league teams from UK and Ireland.
Triathlon – Aside from its gymnasiums, La Manga Club boasts a semi-Olympic indoor pool and nearby open water swimming. Add to that numerous off and on road cycling routes and many hiking and running routes, and you have excellent training facilities for triathlon.
La Manga Club Accommodation
Principe Felipe 5 Star Hotel – Set in wonderful landscaped gardens, this distinguished hotel boasts elegant decor throughout and offers 192 stylish guest rooms. There is also an executive wing to the hotel with superior level rooms and suites. When booking a room or suite, guests have an extensive list of exclusive extras and services they can request.
Las Lomas Village 4 Star Apartments – These luxurious apartments offer all the dining facilities and services of the hotel, yet have loads more space suitable for families and groups. Guests can also choose fully equipped townhouse accommodation and even rent private villas.
Leisure & Dining Facilities
Gardens & Pools – La Manga Club's hotel and village are set in beautiful gardens with several swimming pools and sun terraces. Surrounding these, the vast estate is criss-crossed with numerous hiking, running and cycling trails. There are also playgrounds and picnic areas.
Wellness Centre – The wellness centre is located within Las Lomas Village. It boasts a large and modern fitness centre featuring the latest exercise equipment. This is staffed by fully qualified trainers and monitors. They can offer all sorts of group fitness classes and personal training. The fitness centre also houses a 25 metre indoor swimming pool. Next to this is the luxurious spa. Taking centre stage is a hydrotherapy circuit pool with Jacuzzi, massage beds and swan neck fountains. There is also a steam room, cold water plunge pool and 13 relaxing treatment rooms.
Bars & Restaurants – La Manga Club boasts a staggering 16 bars and restaurants. These are spread throughout the resort, at the sports facilities and within the hotel and village. Some are located on outdoor terraces. Splash Bar is right next to the swimming pool at the village. And the stunning La Cala nestles upon a rocky outcrop overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean sea.