Mar Menor is the biggest saltwater lagoon in Europe and it is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a 22 km stretch of land.Offering a delightful microclimate, this natural setting is perfect for water sports.Set on the shore of the Mar Menor Lagoon is Los Alcázares, the most popular tourist destination in Región de Murcia. Within a short distance lies the city of Cartagena, with more than 3,000 years of history.
The Caleia Mar Menor 5-star Golf & Spa Resort is the best option to enjoy an authentic haven of tranquillity on the Costa Cálida (Murcia), where you can combine business and leisure trips, indulge in sun and beach or cultural tourism or simply play golf or relax in a spa. What’s more, its unbeatable location in quiet surroundings is within an 18-hole golf course and only 10 minutes from Murcia’s San Javier Airport. All rooms at the Caleia Mar Menor 5-star Golf & Spa Resort are noted for their rustic Mediterranean-style decor, with private balconies overlooking the golf course or the pool, as well as their large bathrooms complete with hot tubs. The resort also has 6 restaurants and bars where you can enjoy a gastronomic experience based on Mediterranean cuisine and local products.
Guests staying at Caleia Mar Menor have the option of playing the following 7 golf courses
Mar Menor was designed by David Thomas in his first nine holes, par 37, 3275 meters, requires good shots to find the fairways and the greens are well protected by bunkers and the surrounding lakes. The back nine holes designed by Nicklaus Design is par 35, 2878 m, , have wide fairways and great holes, deserving a special mention to his own “amen Corner , a spectacular lake surrounding the holes 13, 14 and 15, making the water the biggest obstacle to overcome. The rest of the holes are protected by strategic bunkers.
The Hacienda del Alamo championship 18 hole golf course, designed by Dave Thomas, is currently the longest course in the whole of Spain at 6 724 metres and tipped to host major tournament in the future. With wide open spaces, fringed by mature palm, olives and almond trees, eight lakes and 84 well placed bunkers, this course is designed to test golfers of all abilities. The views from the elevated tees are stunning with the surrounding mountains and plains. The large greens are raised and guarded by deep bunkers. There is a Golf Academy, 2 storey Driving Range, 6 hole practice course of 1252 meters and golf pro shop.
Designed by Nicklaus Design, La Torre Golf offers 18 holes, par 68 with 4 tee boxes. It has more than 5 hectors of bunkers that separate the holes, creating a strategic design where shot selection is most important. Also, a dense grass surrounds the bunkers which creates shots of optimum wind effect. Therefore, the course offers difficult conditions but also impeccable surfaces that make the course a pleasure to play. La Torre Golf is ideal for both mid to high handicap golfers. At the same time, La Torre Golf offers a challenge to experienced golfers where from the back tees you will have to play very strategically in order to find the fairways. To complete the offer, La Torre Golf offers magnificent practice facilities which makes it a must to play for all golfers.
El Valle Golf is located in a beautiful valley of natural desert. The fairways curve perfectly around limestone mountains creating a harmonious layout with an indigenous landscape. Designed by Nicklaus Design, the deviation of its terrain gives the course great personality and holes of singular beauty. Golf on this course is based on numerous strategic elements that challenge the golfer. The course places importance on precision not power and favours the golfer that can control their game.
Between the mountains and Sucina, a regional natural park, Hacienda Riquelme retains the area’s natural look. The course weaves through and around wildflowers and olive trees. Set along the Murcia Golf Experience Trail, the course features subtle, random contours on the green. Wider than average fairways allow all golf players a great opportunity to play. Discover unique bunkering created with large, rugged bunkers with sand of up to three meters deep.
Saurines de La Torre is an 18 hole par 72 desert style course reminiscent of the golf course designed by Nicklaus in Las Vegas. It is characterized by undulating fairways and greens between desert dunes,no shortage of bunkers and a large lake of 6 acres with holes 9 and 18 surrounded by the lake ensuring a thrilling finale.
3 nights accommodation on a bed & breakfast board basis at Caleia Mar Menor – 2 guests sharing a twin / double room
2 rounds of golf – at a choice of Mar Menor, La Torre, El Valle, Hacienda Riquelme, Hacienda del Alamo, Alhama or Saurines
Low Season pricing from £245 pp
High Season Pricing from £335 per person
As a group travel specialist all prices are based on a minimum of 8 golfers.
1 in 8 stay & play free
Base Package – 3 nights stay at Caleia Mar Menor and 2 rounds of golf at a choice of Mar Menor, Hacienda del Alamo, La Torre, El Valle, Hacienda Riquelme, Alhama or Saurines