Las Higueras is a beautiful community of luxury villas, each with their own private pool at the prestigious La Manga Club. Set in 1400 acres, this lovely resort has 3 top golf courses as well as tennis courts, a soccer centre and several swimming pools. There are also exclusive shops, bars and restaurants close by, all spread around the tree-shaded areas. Set close to the Mar Menor lagoon and the lovely town of Murcia, there are plenty of things to see and do from your self catering villa at Las Higueras.
La Manga club offers three Championship golf courses, a Par 47 course and practice putting green for golf players. It has been voted Europe’s top golf resort for three years and is used for training by the German PGA. La Manga also has a comprehensive tennis club with 28 courts, squash courts, a gym and spa. Football, cricket and volleyball are also no problem at this sports orientated world class resort.
La Manga Club also has its own private beach, La Cala for swimming and snorkeling. For children there is an excellent activities club. All this right on the doorstep of your beautiful private villa in Las Higueras.
La Manga is a narrow spit of land 22km (13 miles) long which stretches down from the pretty town of Cabo de Palos. Beaches lie on both sides of the strip, facing the Mediterranean sea and the lagoon of Mar Menor. The area is ideal for water sports, sailing, wind surfing water skiing and swimming.
Cartagena is a lovely old Spanish city and port is just 20km drive from your self catering villa in Las Higueras at La Manga. There is a Roman theatre here and several interesting museums.
Murcia is the capital city of the region and has some interesting architecture dating back to the 13th century. Murcia is 70km (40 miles) pleasant drive from your villa at Las Higueras. There are several museums including the Museum Ramon Gaya, a local artist whose work was influenced by Vasquez and Rembrandt. The Cathedral de Santa Maria has some very ornate baroque architecture.
Visitors are drawn to this area all year round for the sunshine. Winters are relatively mild with low rainfall and average lows of 6C and highs of 16C (44-61F). Temperatures soon rise above 20C to reach highs of 29C(69-85F) during August.
The nearest airport to your self catering villa in Las Higueras is San Javier Murcia airport. It is 36km (22 miles) drive away. Alicante airport is better known and has cheap flights daily from all over Europe. Alicante airport is 91km from Las Higueras.