Voted for annually by readers of the UK’s best-selling golf magazine and visitors to its website, the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards, recognise the most prestigious golf venues in the UK and Europe, and the latest accolade means that La Manga Club has now won the top honour in Spain every year since it was introduced.
Nick Montgomery, general manager at La Manga Club, said: “Winning this award for the ninth year in a row is an unbelievable achievement. What a fantastic way to start the new year!
“The long-term success of La Manga Club is testament to the level of variety, choice and array of world-class facilities that we offer to a number of different golfing markets.
“It gives everyone at the resort great pride to know the high regard that we are held in by golfers young and old. With a period of further investment planned, these are exciting times for La Manga Club and we’re looking forward to continuing to deliver the best possible golfing experience to all our members and guests in the future.”
Set across 1,400 acres, La Manga Club is well-established as a firm favourite with golfers from the UK, Europe and beyond, with its extensive facilities including three acclaimed 18-hole golf courses, a nine-hole, par-47 academy course and first-class golf training centre.
Kevin Brown, “La Manga Club is a special resort – the fact that the legendary venue has won nine successive best hotel/resort (in Spain) titles in the annual travel awards is testament to that.
“With a wide range of accommodation options available along with three contrasting 18-hole courses, outstanding practice facilities, world-class amenities in general, a plethora of restaurants and eateries, and even its own private beach, the resort has all bases covered. So much so that many visitors soak it all in and simply stay on-site throughout their stay.”
In addition to golf, La Manga Club features an array of other world-class amenities including a 28-court tennis centre, a 2,000sqm Wellness Centre, a choice of a five-star hotel, four-star serviced apartments and townhouses and more than 15 bars and restaurants.
About La Manga Club
La Manga Club is a sports and leisure resort, located in the Spanish region of Murcia on the Mediterranean coast.
It covers an area of 560 hectares, three times the size of the Principality of Monaco.
Located in a magnificent natural environment next to the Calblanque Regional Park and the Mediterranean, with a mild year-round climate and exceptional security and privacy, the exclusive resort of La Manga Club (Cartagena, Murcia) offers luxury, leisure and sport in a unique setting. It is just a 30-minute drive from the region’s new Corvera airport and an hour away from Alicante airport.
Boasting more than 300 annual days of sun, the resort is surrounded by natural parks and untouched beaches and its extensive facilities include:
- A five-star hotel, Hotel Príncipe Felipe
- Las Lomas Village 4* apartments
- Three 18-hole golf courses, which received royal status in October 2017
- A 28-court tennis centre, including 20 clay courts
- Eight FIFA-sized football pitches
- A European Cricket Performance Centre
- 2,000m2 Wellness Centre
- More than 15 bars and restaurants including the famous La Cala restaurant, overlooking the Mediterranean
- A residential community of more than 2,000 luxury residences
Recently, the resort has become part of the Grupo Inversor Hesperia (GIHSA) a company that has 20 years of reputed experience within the hotel sector. It has a prominent presence in the main urban and holiday destinations through 29 hotels.
After almost five decades of commitment to excellence, La Manga Club has become not only Spain’s flagship resort, but also one of the most decorated holiday resorts in Europe.