Las Palmitas is an exclusive development of high-quality villas located in a quiet corner of the La Manga Club. If you are seeking a relaxing break, but want to be close to all of the world class sporting facilities, you can do far worse than check out the accommodation options in this Spanish oasis.
The main benefit of the self-catering accommodation in Las Palmitas is that it is excellently positioned in a peaceful but convenient area of the La Manga Club. Visitors can expect panoramic views out over the Mar Menor and close access to the full range of sporting facilities the club is renowned for. A complimentary bus service is available to visitors to make getting around the resort easier.
The full range of sporting options available within the La Manga Club are too numerous to list here, but suffice to say almost every feasible sporting activity can be enjoyed. Particular highlights are the three top-quality golf courses, numerous tennis courts, a number of heated swimming pools and a health and fitness centre. If that all sounds a little bit like hard work there is also the wellness centre and spa to check out, where you can enjoy a spot of pampering.
When it comes to non-sporting facilities, the best bet is to head into nearby Bellaluz. The village is the largest of the La Manga Club communities, and has a number of bars, cafés, restaurants, shops and supermarkets within its boundaries. This is also where you will find another large communal swimming pool and some well-maintained gardens to relax in..
Within the La Manga Club resort are a number of other communities that each have their own amenities and attractions. Outside of the boundaries of the resort are many quaint villages and towns that line the Mar Menor, with the La Manga Strip a must-see for visitors. This narrow 22km stretch is home to some of the regions best dining options, with nearby Cabo de Palos a great place to start. In the opposite direction, the city of Cartagena is just a short drive away, and has more than enough to fill a few days of your vacation.
With over 300 days of sunshine every year, the Mediterranean climate of Las Palmitas is ideal for sun seekers. Those wishing to partake is outdoor sports should consider visiting in spring or early autumn, when temperatures are still more than pleasant, but the heat is not as draining when exercising.
Murcia – San Javier Airport (MJV) lies just 30km from Las Palmitas, and is served by a number of UK airlines from destinations all around the country. It is also worth keeping an eye on flights to Alicante Airport (ALC), as although this destination is further along the coast, cheap flights can often be found throughout the year.