Golf in Murcia: Timeless and brilliant

La Manga Club

Four legendary golfers, Seve Ballesteros, José María Olazábal, Arnold Palmer and, arguably the greatest ever, Jack Nicklaus, have designed or redesigned courses in the region of Murcia – and you’d be really ‘teed off’ if you went anywhere else.

With 22 top quality courses in a 50km radius, few areas in Europe can rival the quality and scope on offer. Boasting a wide array of championship courses and Europe’s flagship resort, La Manga Club, Murcia offers some of the best-value green fees on the Mediterranean.

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Guests can take advantage of more than 300 holes and enjoy the challenge of playing a selection of layouts created by some of golf’s biggest names. The region’s Nicklaus Golf Trail features six different 18-hole courses: Mar Menor, La Torre, El Valle, Alhama, Saurines and Riquelme.

Mar Menor Golf 7

La Serena also provides an excellent test, while Hacienda Del Alamo has quickly become a popular destination for travelling golfers since opening in 2004.

Complementing the outstanding golf facilities are an array of other sports and leisure activities and, with the region enjoying an average of 315 days of sun a year and featuring the Mar Menor – Europe’s largest saltwater lagoon – it is the ideal destination for a sporting break.

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Access to the Costa Cálida is simple as it is served by Murcia-San Javier airport all year round, while Alicante airport is also nearby. Both are served by numerous airlines flying from a wide variety of UK and Irish airports.

Fact-File

AVG FLIGHT TIME 3 hours 15 minutes (Edinburgh - Murcia) CURRENCY Euro (€) LOCAL LINGO Spanish TIME DIFFERENCE GMT+1 HIGH SEASON May to October (19˚C - 27˚C) PRICE OF PINT €3 (Murcia average) MORE INFOmurciaturistica.es/en

Planning a golf break? 

If so, make sure you check out the 2019 Travel Guide from bunkered. Available to read online, it is a 48-page digital lowdown on the best holiday golf destinations on the planet.

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