Manchester Family (the eldest child is at school)
- We had a lovely holiday here although in the future, for the amount of money we paid, we would be looking for a more modern villa.
Published on: 19 August 2018
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Mar Menor Golf Resort is set within a beautiful position in the Murcian countryside, framed by a stunning mountain backdrop. Offering a fantastic Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course – not to be missed!
Mar Menor Golf Resort is set within a beautiful position in the Murcian countryside, framed by a stunning mountain backdrop. The resort offers a fantastic Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course, as well as paddle tennis facilities and an Intercontinental Hotel, which houses a luxurious spa and gym. If you’re looking for a family holiday, Mar Menor is also a great choice, with a kids' playground available and the El Boulevard complex, which houses a selection of bars and restaurants. The resort is a superb base for exploring the surrounding area, with the popular town of Los Alcázares with its beach and variety of restaurants and bars close by, as well as the bustling city of Murcia, which is only a 35 minute drive away. Alternatively, enjoy the miles of sandy beaches and shallow waters of the Mar Menor lagoon.
A home from home – our Holiday Resort villas, townhouses and apartments have all the comforts you need.
On a Holiday Resort activities are in touching distance, with something to suit all ages.
From pools and bars, to restaurants and kids’ clubs, you'll be spoilt for choice in a Holiday Resort.
Mar Menor Residences I
Mar Menor Residences II
Mar Menor Residences III
Mar Menor features a Jack Nicklaus 18-hole course as the magnificent centrepiece of the resort. A wide range of golfing facilities are available, including opportunities to practice on the putting green and driving range, as well as a pro shop and equipment hire.
Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 8am - 4pm
There is a tennis court which can be found within the Social Club at Mar Menor Golf Resort. Therefore why not take up the opportunity to improve your game in the Spanish sunshine!
There are also 8 paddle courts on the second phase of Mar Menor Golf Resort. Here you will find a paddle shop, cafe and professional who will be glad to teach you this wonderful Spanish game!
Charges may be applicable
Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 8am - 10pm
Guests have use of a gym within the resort hotel, which is an excellent, fully-equipped gymnasium with fitness studio. The gym features state-of-the-art equipment including cardiovascular equipment, free weights and strength machines, with personal trainers and gym instructors also on hand to help, although clients may have to pay a charge locally to use.
There is also an additional mini-gym which can be found by the paddle tennis courts, on the second phase of the resort.
Charges may be applicable
There is a kids club at the on-site hotel at Mar Menor Golf Resort where fun is guaranteed thanks to the programme of fun-filled experiences. The monitors will greet children with an arranged agenda of play and sport activities as well as workshops that change depending on the weekday. Every day is an opportunity to learn while playing, from painting and drawing to imaginative plays and puppet theatre.
Ages 4 years to 12 years
Open throughout July and August.
Monday to Saturday 11am - 2pm and 3:30pm - 8:30pm and Sunday 11am - 7pm.
Start from approximately €10 for 1 hour to €30 for 4 hours. Alternatively you can book 5 days for €150 or 10 days for €300
Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 9am - 9pm
The luxurious spa at Mar Menor is connected to the Intercontinental hotel. The spa has previously been voted the best in Spain, offering a wide range of relaxing treatments to create a personalised experience for you. These include hot stone signature treatments, massages and more.
Skin Brightener, Detoxifying, Desensitiser, Firming eye lift
Body toner detox, Stress relieving, Immune boosting, Energising, Jetlag eliminator
Holistic foot and leg treatment with hot stones
Holistic hand and arm treatment with hot stones
Spa full day experience, Detoxifying day or stress relief day, Tranquility retreat for two
Vary depending on treatment and start from approximately €41
You will find a lovely outdoor pool at the 'Social Club', located in the centre of the resort. This pool is open from June until August, however opening times are subject to change.
The pool is supervised by lifeguards and charges an access fee of €7 per person per day which includes sunbed use where available. There is also a snack bar at the Social Club which serves drinks as well as hot and cold snacks.
Clients staying within the newest phase of the resort also benefit from access to the 14 communal pools within this area. These pools are also free of charge to use, however they are not supervised and sun loungers are not available. Properties with access to these pools include: Cornejo 29, Cornejo 256, Cornejo 266, Espliego 56, Pedro Roca 24, Picon 9.
Mid-June - Mid-September, 7 days a week.
Subject to change.
€7 per person per day this includes sunbed use if available. This price is subject to change by the resort at anytime.
In resort, you can enjoy a variety of excellent restaurants and bars offering light snacks, to full meals and A La Carte. There are options within the resort hotel, as well as at the entrance of the resort in the 'El Boulevard' development.
Please note that some bars/restaurants have seasonal opening times.
There is also a huge array of places to eat in Los Alcazares, which is only 10-15mins away from the resort. Here you will find everything from Spanish to English cuisine, Italian to Chinese and International.
Pool bar at the Intercontinental hotel located in the centre of the resort, serving selection of drinks and snacks.
Indian restaurant located on 'El Boulevard' with great choice of curries.
Offering a wide range of international cuisine, all freshly prepared to order using top quality produce from the region. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very friendly and the staff will look after you well making sure you enjoy your dining experience. Situated on 'El Boulevard' and open daily from 5pm til 2am.
This wonderful Italian restaurant in the centre of the resort offers a great selection of pastas, pizzas, fish and meat dishes. Don't forget to check out the dessert menu.
Main courses start from approximately €7 per person.
Mombasa Café on 'El Boulevard' goes beyond just music and drinks, its like being on a safari! Open every day from 3pm til 3am.
Friendly pub in the style of 'Pirates of the Caribbean', situated on 'El Boulevard'. Serving drinks and light meals, open all year round.
This modern Sushi restaurant in the resort hotel offers a mouth watering menu with a wide variety of sushi. The restuarant is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 19:00 until late. The prices vary but generally start at around €4
A lovely Mediterranean-style restaurant with an a la carte menu offering a variety of meats and fish. The main courses range from €16 upwards per person. They offer a buffet breakfast from 7am - 11am and dinner from 8pm - 11pm.
American-style diner on 'El Boulevard' serving a comprehensive international menu. Also has large TV screens with Sky Sports.
A great pub on the side of the resort hotel, offering anything from pizzas to salads and sandwiches. The prices range from €5 - €13 per person for a main course.
The Club House at the Intercontinental hotel in the centre of the resort is a snack bar offering breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, salads, pastas and cold refreshments. A main course starts at €6 per person
Lovely Mediterranean & Tapas restaurant situated on 'El Boulevard'.
Open all year round.
Opening hours are Monday to Friday 11am - 8pm and Saturday to Sunday 10am - 14pm
Onsite at Mar Menor, you will find a mini-market where you can pick up your grocery essentials for your stay, as well as English newspapers and magazines.
Alternatively there is a larger supermarket and further grocery shops in the nearby town of Los Alcazares, as well as some nice boutique and gift shops.
Further afield in Murcia and Cartegena you will also be able to find large department stores and outlet malls.
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