Spectacular Spa
Championship Golf Course


Top-Class Restaurants
Relaxing Cocktail Bars


Modern Luxury Hotel
Stunning Villas & Suites


La Manga Club Overview

Tradition, history and modernity collide at La Manga Club in narrow stretch of land of the same name on the very tip of the Iberian Peninsula of Murcia. From ancient times, the people of Murcia have settled around the fertile banks of the Segura river and then outward to the instantly identifiable spit formation coast of La Manga. A Holy Land and municipality, steeped in history and renewal, innovation and-and stunning architecture sets the tone for this magical area of Spain, famous for its hospitality, cuisine and ancient traditions.

La Manga Club is a captivatingly large super resort in 1400-acre s of opulent, activity-plenty utopia. Cradled between the Murcian Hills and the Mediterranean Sea, La Manga Club Resort resides in the overwhelmingly stunning region of Murcia, in South-Eastern Spain.

With a transfer time of only 20 minutes by taxi or hire car from Murcia’s airport, this area of the Spanish coast inhabits half a million Spanish and entices travellers from all over the globe and provides easy access to the rest of Spain’s most cultural and picturesque destinations.

La Manga Club sits on the hill between the blue depths of the Mediterranean and to the West, the Mar Menor Lagoon, a shallow saltwater lagoon perfects for sailing and exploring the nearby nature reserves. The Resort is situated within easy pottering, wandering and explorative reach to some pristine beaches.

With over 300 Days of uninterrupted sunshine beaming down on this glamourous hill top, the region proudly boasts the best weather in the entire of Spain, perpetually hitting 22 degrees centigrade year-round.

La Manga Club History

Made famous in the 1990’s, by Manchester United, Glen Hoddle’s England Squad and Tottenham Hotspurs, amongst many others in the Premiership footballing heydey, high earning British football teams began to send their players out to train in the hotter climates ready for international games and stamina building. In 1998, the already exclusive and extensive facilities of La Manga saw an entire England football squad come to train at the now official “Professional Football Centre” for the pre-world-cup training, repeating this visit in 2003.

La Manga is itself a unique landscape and location, both to enjoy as a relaxing traveller and for one seeking the perfect environment for water sports conditions.

The La Manga Club Resort in the province of Murcia is situated ideally within 10 minutes of the massive Mar Menor lagoon – so exclusive to this Spanish peninsula. The Lagoon, the largest in Spain, is a unique setting for all things sporting and water-based, due to the lagoon’s warm shallow waters, calm tides, constant breeze and year-round decent weather. The training lagoon is some 180 square kilometres and no more than 7 metres deep with high salinity for aided flotation.


Where is La Manga Club Located?

This magnificent landscape of villas, Grand Hyatt La Manga Club hotel and surrounding purpose-built village offers couples and families the ultimate in Luxury Resort in this stunning part of the Iberian Peninsula. The familiar appeal of a deeply Mediterranean landscape in a panorama of viewing delight. Reflective white-wash stone villas intensify all surroundings, from the lush pine covered hilltops to contrasting shades of every Azure in the nearby seas. The Western coast of La Manga’s Split hosts a stunning scattering of inlets, cave-sopped beaches and cloudless skies. Perfect for exploration and total escape.

The specially commissioned Resort contains 3 championship golf courses ranking as the amongst the very best all-rounders in Europe. The proof is always in the pudding, as it were, with the Resort hosting 5 National Spanish Golfing Opens in addition to many national and charity fundraising events.

As a sporting centre, this isn’t the limit to La Manga; this fantastic resort holds some of the most excellent Tennis Facilities in the Country. La Manga Club exalts a massive 28 Tennis Courts on site, mandatory after play clubs, a state of the art Football centre, fitness centre and Spa. Of course, no Mediterranean resort would be complete without numerous swimming pools scattered around the complex hub and in and amongst the hills and carefully crafted gardens of olive and hibiscus, mild open air, whilst winding walking trails join us altogether so one might take it as easy or as sporting as desired.

What is La Manga Club?

La Manga Club is a fabulous 1400-acre sporting paradise nestled between the Murcian Hills and the Mediterranean sea in the beautiful region of Murcia, south-eastern Spain. (20 minutes from Murcia airport / 55 minutes south of Alicante airport)

La Manga Club’s landscaped holiday resort offers 3 of the best golf courses in Europe, and has hosted 5 Spanish Opens as well as numerous national, charity and corporate golfing events. La Manga Club is also home to one of Europe’s finest tennis centres with 28 tennis courts , paddle tennis and squash court. La Manga Club also has a professional Football Centre, open-air swimming pools in abundance, a Mediterranean beach cove, miles of stunning trails to walk or ride, and a host of other sports.

La Manga Accommodation can be chosen from one of the many private La Manga villas and La Manga apartments to the stunning Grand Hyatt La Manga Club Hotel offering 192 beautifully designed La Manga Hotel guest rooms – most with with stunning golf or pool views ! All La Manga Club Resort guests can choose from a selection of 28 stylish resort restaurants and bars offering the best in cuisine and entertainment.

Kids are also well catered for at La Manga Club Resort; the La Manga Kids Club provides quality childcare all year round, with a host of children’s activities during the summer and main school holidays.

La Manga Club is the perfect holiday resort destination at any time of year for a fun-packed holiday for the family, a golf holiday or sporting break with friends, a romantic getaway, a business conference or an incentive, with all the service and sophistication you expect from a top international resort.

La Manga Club – Europe’s Leading Golf Holiday Resort. Source : World Travel Awards 2001, 2002 , 2003, 2005, 2008,2009.




The perfect example of a coastal geological spit, La Manga del Mar Menor means the “Sandbag of the Minor Sea” and derives of a narrow strip of land that separates the Mediterranean Sea from the Mar Menor Lagoon. The spit stretches approximately 21km and has long been a historical landmark. The Battle of Cape Palos (Cabo de Palos) occurred in the Spanish Civil War in 1938, and its famous lighthouse has been in operation since 1865.

Accommodation At La Manga

La Manga offers Villas, Apartments or the fabulous Grand Hyatt La Manga Club Hotel during your chosen time of stay.

The resort considers a huge and diverse array of restaurants, cafes and bars to kick back for your stay. Offering a delightfully decadent 28 places to dine out and sample local and international cuisine and entertainment for all the family.

The Grand Hyatt La Manga Club Hotel 5* Options

This precious hub of La Manga Club opened in 1994 after the reconstruction of the old hotel, ‘Las Mimosas’.

This magnificent, downright luxury Grand Hyatt La Manga Club Hotel was refurbished in 2023 with a sumptuous, elegant style, with many Mar Menor and the Calblanque Natural Park.

With 192 beautifully designed rooms, guests at Grand Hyatt La Manga Club 5* Hotel is arguable one of the best resort hotels in the world.

The Grand Hyatt La Manga Club Hotel  offers a wide range of rooms and exclusive services that will allow maximum satisfaction during your stay.

There is even a fabulous kids club 5 mins walk at the tennis centre.

Bellaluz Apartments

Bellaluz is the largest village layout at La Manga Club, with a central Market type square designed in the same replicated style of antique Mediterranean villages.

The focal point of Bellaluz Village is the Plaza Mayor with its collection of bars and restaurants, shops and boutiques.

LOS MIRADOR and EL PINAR Apartments at La Manga Club resort are the complex’s latest luxe structures, cosseted in amongst grand hillside views down to the Vista.

La Manga Club Villas

Built recently, and reminiscent of individualistic design and grandeur of the Hollywood Hills, La Manga Club Resort offers some exclusive, luxury hillside villas built on one level. A small number of these properties are also available for permanent purchase. With an option of private or communal swimming pools, and even one’s private tennis court, the villas have stunning views of the Lagoon and able to host private BBQ’s ad occupy the most glorious plots on our resort.

The degree of exclusivity and privacy is unsurpassed; please discuss your ideal requirements for your individualised, tailor-made holiday with our Design Holiday Experts on Tel: UK (+ 44) 01444 87 22 00

We will always endeavour to reply to all enquiries within 24hrs. If you have not heard from us via e-mail please either check your email spam filter or call our Reservations Team on 01444 87 22 00.


Dining at La Manga Club

With an incredible choice of 28 dining and refreshment establishments, take in just some of the wide array of enticing options for dining as a couple or with the family, in a range of internationally sourced chef’s, cuisines and specialists.

  • Ampola Restaurant

    Signature Restaurant of La Manga Club – Golf Course Views -Mediterranean Cuisine

    Please note that for the comfort and enjoyment of all guests, shorts or sportswear are not permitted after 7:00 pm.

  • Sol y Sombra – Poolside – Daily Luxury – Informal and relaxed
  • Hotel Lobby – Peaceful, ambient setting – Pre/apres dinner drinks – Meeting place
  • Piano Lounge – Sophisticated Ambience – Live music – Cocktails
  • Luigi’s (Situated in the heart of La Lomas Village)

    Delicious pizzas and pasta – Traditionally Italian, rustic atmosphere.

  • La Bodega Restaurant

    Typical Spanish Tapas – Sourcing the very finest fresh local ingredients.

    It also boasts a terrace (open seasonally)

    Selection of the finest Spanish wines.

  • La Cala

    Situated on Cala del Barco’s rugged outcrop – Most Romantic Restaurant setting – Paella and Seafood Specialities

    The resort also pays homage to around the world with US, UK, Indian and Mexican restaurants with many smaller family-run snack and BBQ bars scattered throughout our extensive resort.



Murcia – The Nearby City of Holiness

At a mere 40 minutes away, the imposing and distinctive Murcia sits. As the most 7th densely populated place in Spain, the city with many historical and religious places of interest. The Holy Week in Spain is recognised and followed here more than any other place in the Country, and traditional customs and cuisine continue to prosper alongside westernisation of the Iberian Peninsula.

With a population nearing half a million Spanish people, the settlement is a city with a notable cathedral; spanning many centuries of embellishment, building and restoration ever since its first beginnings and structure spanning 1394 and 1465 in the Castilian Gothic style.

Other Places of Interest

  • The Santa Clara Monastery, a Gothic settlement with a Moorish palace’s remains from the 13th century, called Alcázar Seguir below deck.
  • The Malecón Boulevard
  • La Fuensanta Sanctuary/El Valle Regional Park
  • Los Jerónimos Monastery (18th century)
  • Roman Theatre (19th century)
  • Almudí Palace (17th century)
  • Monteagudo Castle (11th century)
  • Salzillo Museum
  • San Juan de Dios church-museum, a Baroque and Rococo circular church with the remains of a Moorish mosque from the 12th century within its basement.

Book Your La Manga Club Holiday

To book or to talk to one of our dedicated luxury family holiday booking team then call 01444 87 2200. Please browse our website if you wish to find out more about our resort.


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By Air

With EasyJet provides the most popular London to Murcia airport flying links, flight time is an incredibly rapid convenient 2h 30min

London to Murcia is 955 miles

33 flights a week from London to Murcia

Flights start from around £97 each way

Alicante also provides over 80 European airport links and only 55 minutes away to the La Manga Club Resort.

Car Hire

Please enquire with our team at Design Holidays to arrange Car hire as standard. Alternatively, check out local or online comparisons, prices vary depending on the length of hire, however, Murcia and the surrounding area is a captivating place to venture and meander.

La Manga Club is

20 minutes from St Javier Murcia Airport

55 minutes from Alicante Airport with over 80 European links

By Shuttle

Our resort shuttle is available to pre-book for an airport transfer with Design Holidays and the Club Resort Reception.

20 minutes from St Javier Murcia Airport

55 minutes from Alicante Airport with over 80 European links

Checking In

We look forward to all our guests’ arrivals and can check incoming groups to their accommodation anytime from 2 pm. Simply let us know if you will be arriving earlier.

Leaving Us

Check out is usually at 12 pm however we can work around your flights – just let us know you’re leaving the Martinhal Beach resort and we’ll do our utmost to help you.


Design Holidays

Our experts at Design Holidays can tailor your stay at La Manga Club. Whether it’s a Golfing, Tennis, relaxation or family package, Corporate, Wedding or even a Birthday party, all our facilities are available for hire. Our staff pride themselves upon the very best of customer and clientele service and from the moment you arrive with us in Murcia we hope to make your stay the most personable and terrific as possible.

Tel: UK (+ 44) 01444 87 22 00

Design Holidays will always reply within 24hrs to your request. If you have not heard from us via email please either check your email spam filter or call our Reservations Team on 01444 87 22 00.