The official overseas training base of the Lawn Tennis Association, La Manga Club has hosted the likes of world number one Andy Murray as well as British women’s number one Johanna Konta, Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund in recent years, and the resort will be running two extra programmes in 2017 – an ‘Advanced Matchplay’ academy and ‘Junior Elite’ academy.
Running from Monday to Friday, the ‘Advanced Matchplay’ camp offers 15 hours’ expert tuition on all areas of the game to players of all abilities, including a daily matchplay session.
Also aimed at juniors aged from 12-19, the five-day ‘Junior Elite’ academy features two intensive training sessions a day and has been designed specifically for players looking to compete at a high level.
As well as the new programmes, La Manga Club is continuing to run a wide range of teaching academies for both adults and juniors at its outstanding 28-court tennis centre.
With an average of more than 300 days’ sunshine a year, the resort, in Murcia, south-east Spain, offers the perfect destination for professional and amateur tennis players to work on all aspects of their technique under sunny skies.
Featuring 20 clay courts, four hard courts and four on artificial grass, the centre boasts some of the finest tennis facilities in Europe and a variety of academies are available to guests of all ages to improve their racquet skills.
In addition to tennis, La Manga Club’s extensive facilities also include three 18-hole golf courses and a newly 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.
Prices for the ‘Advanced Matchplay’ tennis academy start from €300 per person and for the ‘Junior Elite’ academy from €425 per person.
For more information about La Manga Club and to book, go to www.lamangaclub.com
About La Manga Club
Located in a magnificent natural environment next to Calblanque National Park and the Mediterranean Sea, with a mild year-round climate and enjoying exceptional security and privacy, the exclusive resort of La Manga Club (Los Belones, Cartagena, Murcia) offers luxury, leisure and sport in the same place, and is set just 20 minutes from Murcia airport and an hour away from Alicante.
Founded in 1972, the resort now covers an area of 566 hectares containing accommodation, professional sports facilities, relaxation zones, first-class redevelopment and a private community of 2,300 residents, in a region which boasts more than 350 days’ of sun and is surrounded by natural parks and untouched beaches.
La Manga Club’s extensive facilities include:
– A five-star hotel: Hotel Príncipe Felipe 5*
– Tourist apartments: Las Lomas Village 4*
– Luxury villas
– Three 18-hole golf courses
– A 28-court tennis centre
– Eight Fifa-sized football pitches
– 2,000 m2 Spa and fitness centre
– The resort’s famous La Cala beach and restaurant, overlooking the Mediterranean
– More than 15 bars and restaurants
Additionally, there is the opportunity to rent a property, purchase a plot of land or buy any of the villas already available that have been built on the complex, and benefit from the services and commodities that a five-star hotel has to offer, such as the sports facilities on the resort.
With the variety of activities and facilities available, La Manga Club has firmly established itself as one of the best sports and leisure destination resorts in Europe, and has been the proud recipient of a host of prestigious international awards and accolades over the last four decades.