The 5 Best Golf Courses in La Manga
Situated in the Murcia region of Spain on the southernmost point of the Costa Blanca, La Manga is a stunning beach landform (approx. 13 miles long) reaching out towards the Mediterranean Sea and Mar Menor Lagoon. The area is filled with quaint villages, famous beaches and first-rate golf courses. Offering more than 300 days of sun a year, La Manga is the perfect spot for a golf break anytime of the year. Here’s our top picks of the 5 of the best golf courses for your next golf holiday in La Manga.
Roda Golf Course
Roda Golf & Beach Resort is home to Murcia’s top golf course: Roda Golf Course. Roda Golf Course is one of the most beautiful courses in Spain, overlooking the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea and sunset views. Suitable for beginners, advanced players and children, Roda Course has an exceptional on-site golf academy which offers junior and adult classes, coached by champion golfer, Alejandro García Forrest. Stay at the Roda Golf & Beach Resort and, when you’re not on the course, relax next to the pool, take a stroll through the resort’s enchanting gardens or spend a day at Las Palmeras Beach.
Real Golf La Manga Club: North, West and South Courses
La Manga Golf Club boasts three fantastic championship courses, each catering for different handicap levels. The North Course is the easiest of the three, suitable for mid to high handicap players. The West Course serves up a greater challenge with tree-lined fairways and tricky undulating terrain, perfect for mid to low handicap players; it has also been ranked in the top 100 golf courses in Europe. For those of you looking for a stern golf challenge, The South Course offers a true test of golfing ability with strategically-placed water hazards throughout. La Manga Golf Club holds an esteemed reputation in Murcia with all three courses ranked in the top 40 courses in Spain and playing host to multiple tournaments, including the Spanish Open and Spanish PGA championships.
Book yourself into the 5-star Hotel La Manga Club – Principe Felipe and enjoy a luxury stay with rounds at the resort’s North, South and West golf courses.
La Torre Golf Course
Designed by renowned golf architect, Jack Nicklaus, La Torre Golf Course is a stunning 18-hole course built around a beautiful lake and majestic palm trees. Having hosted the Spanish Senior Professional Competition in 2011, La Torre Golf Course has earned its reputation as one of the best courses in La Manga. Suitable for players of all handicaps, the 5403-metre championship course features a practice driving range, putting green and bunker area to test your skills before you challenge yourself on the course.
Treat yourself to a golf break at DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort and make the most of the relaxing spa facilities, heated pool and luxury suites.
Mar Menor Course
Mar Menor Golf Course was built as a collaboration between two of the world’s greatest golf architect legends, David Thomas and Jack Nicklaus. Set among a central lake and palm trees, the Mar Menor provides a beautiful backdrop for a relaxing game. The first nine holes were designed by Thomas, offering a challenge for golfers of all abilities with hidden bunkers and rough terrain which requires a strong stroke. The last 9 holes were the work of Nicklaus, featuring wide fairways and spectacular water obstacles at the 13th, 14th and 15th holes.
Stay at the Intercontinental Mar Menor Golf Resort & Spa for a luxury stay, speciality cuisine and outstanding golf at Mar Menor Course.
Hacienda del Alamo Course
Looking for the ultimate golf challenge? Best known for its wide-stretching wastelands and multiple tee positions, Hacienda del Alamo Course is one of the most challenging golf courses in La Manga, for beginners and pros alike. Due to the courses’ rugged terrain, players require a high level of putting accuracy and strength to make it across the meandering fairways. Dotted with olive trees, lakes and the occasional waterfall, players can expect to put their skills to the test. There is also an excellent golf academy on-site, including a full-length driving range, practice holes and short game areas to prepare you for the real deal.
Book a stay at Hacienda Del Alamo Golf & Spa Resort and enjoy a tranquil spa break paired with fantastic golf at Hacienda del Alamo Course.
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