Golf Holidays Murcia

Murcia has focussed on developing golf tourism and it is now one of Spain's most popular destinations. The traditional favourite destination of La Manga Club has now been joined by other resorts such as Mar Menor Golf Resort where you can find 6 Jack Nicklaus designed golf courses as well as a five star hotel and some superb apartments that offer outstanding value for money. Flights are generally available from most UK and Irish airports to San Javier Airport in Murcia or Alicante Airport which is just an hour away.

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FAQs About Golf In Murcia

Which airports can I fly to?

Murcia San Javier Airport is the preferred airport to access Murcia however Alicante Airport is only 1 hour transfer from Murcia and has more direct flights from UK destinations.

Which UK airports serve this destination?

Murcia is accessed by flights from low cost airlines from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow.

The majority of UK airports provide direct flights to Alicante Airport. These include Leeds Bradford, Manchester Airport, Birmingham, Edniburgh, Bristol, and London Airports. Note that direct flights are also offered via Dublin, Shannon and Cork Airports in Ireland: https://www.glencorgolf.com/Ireland-airport-and-destination-map

How long is the flight time?

Direct flights from UK airports to Murcia San Javier Airport takes between 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours.

When is the best time for a golf holiday to this destination?

High season is considered to be between April to May and September to October.

What are the local attractions?

The region of Murcia has throughout the ages been inhabited by different groups of people so has a rich history and culture to explore. Whilst it has great golf courses and many excellent places to eat and drink throughout the area there are many places of historical interest to visit. Many of them are based around religion and it has some of Spain’s finest Churches and places of worship that are free to visit. Murcia Cathedral is a mixture of styles that somehow finishes up as a spectacular building and has Spain’s second tallest bell tower. The Real Casino de Murcia isn’t a place to gamble as it was built to house a Gentleman’s Club but it is open to visitors and offers an insight into how the rich merchants lived in the 19th century.

Where can we go for nightlife?

For such a historic city Murcia has surprisingly good entertainment available in the evenings. There are many bars and restaurants around the city centre and if there is a fiesta or feast day on the city is packed and buzzing. Throughout the region as a hole there are many urban developments that have bars and restaurants around them. Los Alcazares for example has a district known as 525 square which has numerous restaurants and bars in it more than enough to keep you occupied for a week-long stay. The area around Mar Menor Golf Resort also has bars and restaurants for the vising golfers.

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