The resort benefits from secure gated access and 24 hour man-guard security. The resort is characterized by its colourful floridian style houses, beautiful open green spaces, numerous plazas with fountains, tropical plants and seating areas as well as gated children's play parks, an open air gym circuit, picnic areas and 15 communal swimming pools. At the resort's centre is the fabulous 5 star Intercontinental Hotel and Spa. Here you will also find the golf clubhouse and spikes bar which offers food and drink daily, the Nomad International Restaurant, Fontana Italian Restaurant, El Olivo Pool bar & Restaurant, The Steakhouse Poolside Barbecue and Mitzu Sushi and Asian Restaurant. There is also a floodlit tennis court, the Clover Irish bar, Spa Supermarket, Taxi Rank and golf practice area here.
A few minutes walk from the centre you will also find 8 Padel Tennis Courts and a well equipped Gym which offers very reasonable daily use rates or monthly contracts. There is also a free to use gym in the resort town centre and a further Gym, Spa and indoor pool at the hotel which also offers discounted membership packages for residents and owners.
A short 5 minute walk from the centre takes you to the Boulevard Commercial area which is located just outside the resort entrance. Here you will find a number of bars and restaurants offering good value food and drink as well as live entertainment all year round.
There is also a bank with 24hr cash machine, 2 hardware stores and a bus stop with daily services to the local town of Torre Pacheco.
During the summer months the resort offers a full package of family entertainment activities including kids club, mini discos each night and various live music events. There are also all year round activities available for residents and guests which include Zumba & Yoga classes, Spanish courses, painting and pottery classes and various social events such as Padel Tennis each Monday evening and coffee mornings each Wednesday morning. Activities are always being added and are updated regularly to suit the time of year.
In addition to all this there is of course the 18 hole, Jack Nicklaus and Dave Thomas designed championship golf course. The course has been used for various televised tour events and offers 2 challenging 9 hole golf experiences. The front nine, designed by Dave Thomas, is residential golf weaving its way between the villas in the resort centre and features wide flat fairways and carefully positioned sand and water hazards. Turning into the back 9 you will notice the houses disappear, the fairways become more undulating and the rough becomes deeper and far less forgiving. The feature holes on the course are 13, 14 and 15 which encircle a large and beautiful, open lake which is also home to a wide variety of waterbirds.
The Mar Menor Golf Resort is situated just 5km from the beaches, shops, bars and restaurants at the popular family beach resort of Los Alcazares and is close to all local services and amenities in the nearest major town of at Torre Pacheco. It is only 15 minutes drive from Murcia airport and 20 minutes from the beautiful and historic Roman port city of Cartagena where you can also find one of the areas best out of town shopping and leisure complexes "Espacio Mediterraneo."
Due to the characteristics, services, activities and facilities available on resort as well as its close proximity to the airport, beaches, shopping and tourist attractions, The Mar Menor has become a very popular choice for family holidays. Therefore if you are looking for a solid investment the properties on this resort are ideal and provide a far better rental return than any other resort in the area. It is also the perfect location if you are looking for a more permanent relocation to sunnier climes. With a great road network and easy access to motorways, 2 major international airports under 1 hour's drive (soon to be 3) and all the local services you need for day to day life right on your door step the Mar Menor Golf is ideal for family life.