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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!

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  • 30 minsfrom Murcia International Airport
8 .4
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out of 10

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.

Golf

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.

Mar Menor Golf Course

Mar Menor Golf Course at Mar Menor Golf Resort

Opening Hours

Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 8am - 4pm

Restrictions

  • Open to non-residents

Facilities

  • Driving range
  • Putting green
  • Club house
  • Equipment hire
  • Golf shop
  • Golf buggy hire
  • Tuition Ranges from approximately €24 for half an hour to €495 for 15 hours

Course details

  • Course type: 18 hole golf course
  • Course signature: Jack Nicklaus
  • Course par: 72
  • Course yards: 6729
  • Male handicap: 28
  • Female handicap: 36
  • Handicap certificate required
  • Dress code 1.It is obligatory to wear golf shoes with rubber spikes. 2. Socks must be worn on the course and practise ground at all times. 3. Trousers must be of an appropriate design for playing golf. All types of denim trousers and tracksuits are prohibited. 4. Shorts must be longer than the knee, and no less than 10cm above the knee. They must also be appropriate for golf. 5. In addition to trousers, ladies can wear shorts as above, skirts and cropped trousers. 6. All shirts must have a collar and sleeves. Football and rugby shirts are not considered appropriate. 7. Ladies can wear tops/shirts that either have a collar with no sleeves or do not have a collar but have sleeves. Round neck top/shirts must have at least 10 cm collar.

Tennis

Tennis at Mar Menor Golf Resort

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!

Facilities

  • Hard courts: 1
  • Paddle courts: 8

Pricing

Charges may be applicable

Gym and Fitness

Gym and Fitness at Mar Menor Golf Resort

Opening Hours

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.

Facilities

  • Full gym
  • Manned gym
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room

Restrictions

  • Minimum age is 16 years
  • Open to non-residents

Pricing

Charges may be applicable

Other Activities

Other Activities at Mar Menor Golf Resort

Facilities

  • Childrens playground

Kids Club

kidsClub at Mar Menor Golf Resort

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.

Kids Club

Ages 4 years to 12 years

Opening Hours

Open throughout July and August.
Monday to Saturday 11am - 2pm and 3:30pm - 8:30pm and Sunday 11am - 7pm.

Pricing

Charges applicable

Pre-booking recommended

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

Spa

Spa at Mar Menor Golf Resort

Opening Hours

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.

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room

Treatments

  • Facial

    Skin Brightener, Detoxifying, Desensitiser, Firming eye lift

  • Massage

    Body toner detox, Stress relieving, Immune boosting, Energising, Jetlag eliminator

  • Pedicure

    Holistic foot and leg treatment with hot stones

  • Manicure

    Holistic hand and arm treatment with hot stones

  • Other treatments

    Spa full day experience, Detoxifying day or stress relief day, Tranquility retreat for two

Restrictions

  • Minimum age is 16 years
  • Open to non-residents
  • Pass required

Pricing

Charges applicable

Pre-booking recommended

Vary depending on treatment and start from approximately €41

Pool

Pool at Mar Menor Golf Resort

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.

  • Social Club

    Opening Hours

    Mid-June - Mid-September, 7 days a week.
    Subject to change.

    Facilities

    • Pool length: 18.3m
    • Pool width: 13.8m
    • Pool minimum depth: 1.1m
    • Pool maximum depth: 2m
    • Outdoor pool
    • Supervised
    • Open poolside shower
    • Steps
    • Ladder
    • Sunloungers

    Restrictions

    • Open to non-residents

    Pricing

    Charges applicable

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    €7 per person per day this includes sunbed use if available. This price is subject to change by the resort at anytime.

Restaurants and Bars

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.

Alfresco Pool bar, Pool bar

Pool bar at the Intercontinental hotel located in the centre of the resort, serving selection of drinks and snacks.

Seasonal opening.

Bombay Dreams, Indian

Indian restaurant located on 'El Boulevard' with great choice of curries.

Seasonal opening.

Flavour, International

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.

La Fontana de Pietra, Italian

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.

La Mombasa Cafe, Bar

Mombasa Café on 'El Boulevard' goes beyond just music and drinks, its like being on a safari! Open every day from 3pm til 3am.

La Perla Negra, Pub

Friendly pub in the style of 'Pirates of the Caribbean', situated on 'El Boulevard'. Serving drinks and light meals, open all year round.

Mizu, Japanese

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

Nomad, Mediterranean

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.

Route 66, Grill restaurant

American-style diner on 'El Boulevard' serving a comprehensive international menu. Also has large TV screens with Sky Sports.

Seasonal opening.

The Clover, Pub

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, Snack bar

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

Triana, Spanish

Lovely Mediterranean & Tapas restaurant situated on 'El Boulevard'.

Open all year round.

Shopping

Shopping at Mar Menor Golf Resort

Opening Hours

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.

Facilities

  • Mini-market

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Cleanliness
8.8
Decor and quality of furnishings:
7.8
Outdoor living area:
8.2
Swimming pool (If applicable):
8.4
Value for money
8.2
Overall rating
8.4
Scores 8.4 out of 10 based on 59 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
10 out of 10

Elizabeth

Burnley Family all adults
The villa was adequate, it had all appliances that were required, the oven however only had one shelf and the grill pan did not have a grid or handle. The property was infested with ants every day and they were even up stairs in the sink in the master en-suite. There was a couple of dogs across from us which constantly barked, even into the night and early morning.
Confirmed guest: 13 April 2019
Published on: 15 April 2019

Villa Azul

7 out of 10

Jane

kingsteignton Friends
Very nice villa, pool disappointing due to 6ft hedge it got little or no sun so was very cold. Why in such a huge country are places built so closely together allows for very little audible privacy.
Confirmed guest: 29 March 2019
Published on: 30 March 2019

Villa Tomas

8 out of 10

Caroline

London Family (the eldest child is at school)
I would easily give a 10 if the pool has a option of being heated during winter months. Apart from that, everything else was great.
Confirmed guest: 24 February 2019
Published on: 25 February 2019

Villa Azul

10 out of 10

Dawn

Scotland Couple with two children
The villa was better than expected and was well equipped with everything we needed for our stay - very much a home from home! The only issue I would raise, and it is a minor one, would be one of the sofas was broken on one side and the cushion sank into the seat when you were sitting on it. Apart from that the villa was very clean and well maintained and we could not fault anything.
Confirmed guest: 05 January 2019
Published on: 07 January 2019

Villa Azul

8 out of 10

Christopher

Nottingham Family (with only pre-school children)
Well placed villa on the estate, quiet and not overlooked. made use of the pool and bbq. also has sky sports, so I could catch the F1! if you are not a golfer, the resort doesn't have a great deal to do, and the resturants open at odd times. it would benifit from a nice wine bar or ice cream parlor. close by, the harbor of cabo de palos is a great place to eat and beach. also murcia is worth a visit.
Confirmed guest: 02 October 2018
Published on: 03 October 2018

Villa Isabella

10 out of 10

Nicola

Wsm Friends
Another great holiday had in this villa. Look forward to returning!
Confirmed guest: 28 September 2018
Published on: 06 October 2018

Villa Dunes

9 out of 10

Helen

Haslemere Couple
on arrival once we had found the right road to go up, we were on the second floor overlooking the pool and the 15th hole with the large lake, very impressive. The apartment was a tad dated and lacked certain items, eg: tea cloths, bin liners, mugs for coffee and tea, other utensils useful when cooking. There was a throw on the settee and this was to cover the rips on the seats and arms. Other than that it was serviceable for what we wanted. the hotel itself was lovely and the staff friendly. The steak house was great for the food. Definitely need a car as not close to the town or beach. Would recommend to all golfers.
Confirmed guest: 22 September 2018
Published on: 23 September 2018

Mar Menor Residences I

8 out of 10

Leon

Crawley Couple
Villa rouge was very clean and comfortable over all. The pool edging had quite flakey paint that came off on your feet but other than that the property was in great condition and we had a very relaxing break
Confirmed guest: 22 September 2018
Published on: 23 September 2018

Villa Rouge

9 out of 10

Kelly

Had an amazing time, the Villa was excellent. The villa was clean and pool was cleaned twice whilst we were there. Thanks James Villa's
Confirmed guest: 20 September 2018
Published on: 24 September 2018

Villa Soleado

7 out of 10

David

Glossop Couple
Pros - good facilities, excellent terrace, accomodation was basic but clean, choice of restaurants and bars on site and within walking distance, lovely view from apartment overlooking golf course.
Cons - pics on website slightly misleading - furnishing and decor appeared to be much better than in actual life. Drinks and food expensive from on site restaurants and facilities. Maid service only once per week. Beds uncomfortable.
Confirmed guest: 18 September 2018
Published on: 23 September 2018

Mar Menor Residences I

Views and opinions in these reviews are solely of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of James Villa Holidays (JVH). JVH provides no assurances regarding the accuracy of the information and cannot accept liability for complaints, loss or damage resulting from the article. It does not form part of the contract made when a holiday is booked with JVH and the information provided is not intended to be a rider or replacement to the booking conditions. Reference to the service or product of a third party, is not an endorsement or recommendation and JVH accepts no liability as a result of complaints, loss or damage arising from their use.

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