Loved by professionals and amateurs alike, La Manga Club is regarded as one of the world’s premier destinations for a tennis holiday, and Europe’s top club players have the chance to finish 2017 on a high note by competing in the 15th edition of the La Manga Club Murcia Seniors’ Tennis Open.Loved by professionals and amateurs alike, La Manga Club is regarded as one of the world’s premier destinations for a tennis holiday, and Europe’s top club players have the chance to finish 2017 on a high note by competing in the 15th edition of the La Manga Club Murcia Seniors’ Tennis Open.
Taking place from November 27 to December 1, the popular event is an official Category 1 International Tennis Federation Seniors’ Tournament and has become an established part of the European amateur tennis calendar, offering valuable ranking points.
The official overseas training base of the Lawn Tennis Association, La Manga Club is also a resort partner for Tennis Europe, and players can take advantage of outstanding value at the venue this winter, with daily accommodation packages available for under €25 per person.
Competitors will compete at La Manga Club’s 28-court centre in a variety of singles and doubles competitions, ranging from over-35 to over-80 categories for men and over-35 to over-75 age groups for ladies. Tournament entry costs from €50, with an array of luxury tennis and leisure breaks and tennis equipment available to be won.
Tournament packages feature an array of accommodation options in the resort’s five-star Hotel Principe Felipe or fully-serviced four-star Las Lomas apartments with an array of benefits included.
As well as enjoying free use of the tennis courts during the tournament, tournament guests will also enjoy complimentary access to Spa La Manga Club’s fitness centre, indoor pool, saunas and steam rooms.
Discounts of 25 per cent are available on spa treatments while 15 per cent savings are on offer when eating at any of the venue’s Amapola, Asia, Luigi’s and La Bodega restaurants and recently-rebranded and renovated The Village cafe.
In addition, complimentary meals are available to children under five and free accommodation is on offer to youngsters under 12 when sharing with parents (one child per room), with free WiFi and resort shuttle bus also included.
With an average of more than 300 days’ sunshine a year, La Manga Club – regarded as Spain’s flagship resort – offers the perfect destination for professionals and amateurs to work on all aspects of their tennis techniques under sunny skies at the venue’s outstanding 28-court centre.
In addition to tennis, the resort’s extensive facilities also include three 18-hole golf courses and a rebranded Golf Training Centre, a High Performance Sports Centre and 2,000m² spa and fitness complex. There is also a five-star hotel, four-star serviced apartments and townhouses and more than 20 bars and restaurants.
Tournament guests can choose from a range of accommodation options for the 15th La Manga Club Murcia Seniors’ Tennis Open from November 27 to December 1. All packages are based on two people sharing a room and are available from €130 (£117 approx) per room per night in the resort’s Hotel Principe Felipe, or €85 (approx £76) per night (in a Panoramic Room) to €145 (approx £130) per night (three-bedroom apartment) in the four-star Las Lomas Village apartments.
La Manga Club – www.lamangaclub.com – is an unrivalled sports and leisure paradise which sits between the low hills that separate the Mediterranean from the Mar Menor Sea, just 20 minutes from Murcia airport and an hour from Alicante.
Set out over an area of some 560 hectares (approx. 1,400 acres), it enjoys a mild year-round Mediterranean climate and offers visitors a prestigious five-star hotel, luxury vacation apartments and extensive sports facilities, including three championship golf courses, a Leadbetter Golf Academy – the only one in mainland Spain – a 28-court tennis centre and eight grass sports pitches. The resort is also home to innumerable leisure facilities, such as the 2,000m2 Spa La Manga Club with its 13 luxurious treatment rooms, comprehensive fitness centre and 25m indoor swimming pool; meeting, banqueting and incentive facilities, and more than 20 restaurants and bars.
As well as hosting both Davis and Fed Cup tennis matches, La Manga Club has signed a long-term deal to be the overseas training resort of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) until 2016. It has also staged the Spanish Open golf championship and regularly attracts professional and international football teams to the first-class year-round training facilities which are also used by rugby and cricket sides.
As a result of more than 40 years of continued investment, innovation and commitment to excellence, La Manga Club is widely recognised as Spain’s flagship resort and as one of the finest sports and lifestyle destinations in the world. Evidence of this is provided by its numerous awards and accolades.
La Manga Club was the proud recipient of a 2013 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, for the facilities and service on offer at its five-star Hotel Principe Felipe. The resort has been voted ‘Best Golf Hotel/Resort in Spain’ by UK readers of Today’s Golfer magazine for the last four years and was named ‘Best Golf Hotel in Spain’ at the 2014 and 2015 World Golf Awards. La Manga Club has long been a staunch supporter of women’s golf, being the official overseas resort partner of the English Women’s Golf Association for three years as well as hosting the Ladies European Tour (LET) Qualifying School from 2009-12. La Manga Club is also the venue for the Ladies Murcia Open, an LET Access Series event, and regularly hosts top women’s amateur events and teams.