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InterContinental Murcia

In the first place , the InterContinental Murcia Mar Menor Golf Resort and Spa is a luxury resort.
This hotel is situated in the region of Murcia.

InterContinental Murcia

InterContinental Murcia

As Murcia is located in the south east of Spain, between Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol the weather is very good.
This part of the Spanish coast is also called Costa Calida. Indeed this means the warm coast.

Indeed, the climate is a Mediterranean climate. As a result very warm summers and the others season are  very smooth .

 

The resort.

Again, the InterContinental Murcia Mar Menor resort is beautiful.
Equally important is that most of the rooms have a stunning view on the landscaped outdoor pool and the golf. Specifically  f
or the experts: it is a 18 hole golf course.
During the time while the ladies are enjoying the treatments in the Spa, the men can have a great day playing golf. Or visa versa.

 

Intercontinental Murcia Mar Menor Spain

Spa at the Intercontinental Murcia Mar Menor Spain

Intercontinental Murcia Mar Menor

Intercontinental Murcia Mar Menor

Further on , there are 64 luxury rooms.
In the spacious suites , you find everything you need and most of them have private balconies.

Indeed , in the InterContinental there is also a luxury Spa. This Spa got an indoor pool and a lot of wellness treatments.
The best is that this treatments are holistic. As a result that the caring is a total caring of head and  This total luxury caring is personalized with excellent trained employees.
The Spa Treatments can be for example  an Ayurveda treatment, a hot stone treatment, body massages, body wraps or intensive facial cares.

The resort is a place where you can combine the best of pleasure with sports, spa  and culture.
Naturally this 
 5 star hotel is fabulous and very good maintained.

Rooms.

First all the  rooms are lovely, with spacious bathrooms. Some rooms have a Jacuzzi.
Then , the beds are very comfortable and the pillows very good.
Next, all the rooms have English TV stations and free WiFi.
And on the balcony you can have a fantastic view on the resort.

intercontinental Rooms

intercontinental Rooms

Restaurants.

Consequently,there are different restaurants like a Mediterranean restaurant, an Italian restaurant and a Japanese restaurant.
In fact, there are excellent and correct prized. Consequently, the Mediterranean restaurant is specialized in Murcian traditional cuisine. The traditional local rice dishes are delicious.

Now, one of the topper is the breakfast buffet, nearly brunch.  As a result, that  the visitor gets a  wide range of choice. After all this luxury star resort have to  please the many nationalities. Indeed, if you go to the Intercontinental in Murcia, take your time to enjoy it.

In sum, the InterContinental resort is a really oasis of tranquility and peace.
As you can see , on the photo, the outdoor pool is very large and with a beautiful view on the hotel.
Additionally , in the summer season, the terrace pool is also available. So you can nip your tasty cocktail in the pool.

InterContinental pool

InterContinental pool

 

 

Even if it is a high range hotel, it’s still a Spanish hotel.
The excellent staff nationality is Spanish leading to the level of English spoken is good. At the reception it is of a good level.

Golf Intercontinental Mar Menor Murcia

Golf Intercontinental

 

Business center .

In addition for the business people there are different meetings rooms with a capacity until 250 persons.

A business center is open from 7.00 to 23.00.

 

 

 

Golf Intercontinental Murcia

They  said that the golf at the golf courses of the InterContinental in Murcia is the best golf experiences in the region.
Because the Irm Golf experience is a designed by Nicklaus design-Golf Courses. This label stands for the highest design and quality standards in the Golf world.

The experience is not only at the InterContinental Murcia but also offers courses at the Mar Menor, La Torre , Saurines , El Valle and Alhama.
So this turns the region of Murcia into one of the best golf destinations of Europe.

 

This label stands for a  high level of service quality. But also for a high level of maintenance  of the golf courses.
This level reflects in the choice of the hotels with the same high standards. The intercontinental in Murcia.

 

 

 

How to get to the Intercontinental Murcia? 

Hotel InterContinental Mar Menor.
Calle Ceiba s/n.
30700 Torre Pacheco.
Murcia.
Espana.

 

From the airport of San Javier Murcia.
It is a 15 minutes drive or 15 km.

First follow the highway A30 from Murcia to Cartagena.
Then, take the exit , when you get to a roundabout take the exit Jimenado, Torre Pacheco, Los Alcazares.
Next, at the next roundabout turn left toward the town of Alcazares.
At last, on your left you will see the entrance for the Intercontinental.

From Alicante airport to the Intercontinental.
it is an hour drive or 90 km.

First, take the highway AP 7 towards Cartagena .
Then, take the exit 790, Torre Pacheco, Los Alcazares.
Next, at the next roundabout take the right turn towards Torre Pacheco. Then on the third roundabout take the left turn.
At last,  continue straight ahead until you see the entrance of the Intercontinental at your left.

In addition, the hotel is reached by passing a guarded gate, which give you an instant feeling of luxury and safety.

The way to enter with the car, is to press the buzzer at the ticker machine. At that moment a picture is made from your car.  From now the car is in a controlled resort safer than every where else.  Then the barrier lifts and you can drive up the alley to the front of the resort. The view of the front is impressive.

To conclude ,your stay in in this hotel will be a superb experience.

 Tips for trips.

South of  InterContinental you can visit the nearby city of Cartagena with his old Roman theater.
East of the resort is  Murcia city with the famous Cathedral and enjoy the real Spanish life.

 
 

La Manga Mar Menor

La Manga is located in the south east of Spain.
This town  is a part of the “Costa Calida”, the warm coast and is situated in the province of Murcia.
The Costa Calida is the coastline between Andalusia and the Costa Blanca.

La Manga Mar Menor

La Manga Mar Menor

At the beginning , La Manga and the Mar Menor was the tourist resort for the Spanish people.
The last 20 years it became more and more popular by North and West Europeans people.

La Manga, a natural barrier.

Indeed, the  special landscape is a natural barrier that separates two seas, the Mediterranean Sea at one side and the little sea, the Mar Menor, at the other side.

Therefore the resort is an ideal area for the practice of all kinds of water sport.
Now the popular stroke is basically a big sandbank.
Presently , this sandy land stroke is 20 km long and 100 to 1200 meters width.
As a result , La Manga is a great place to visit at any time of the year, summer or winter.
In brief , it is loved for its wide sandy beaches.
During the summer season it is very busy in the hotels and the spa’s. In particular, the spa’s are specialized in seawater therapy.
During the winter, the place is nice to stay because it is much quieter.
In other words , if you want to come in this season, it better to check the availability . Because some hotels are closed in the winter season.

The best is that  they are great choice of bars, nice restaurants, cafes, beach bars, hotels and shops on the stroke.
The most important street runs the full length . Naturally  with shops on both sides of the road. In sum it is a special feeling : the large Mediterranean Sea at one side, the Mar Menor at the other side.

La Manga

La Manga

On La Manga you can visit the Marina, where you can admire all sorts of boats.
The choice is yours: large fish boats or very nice sailing boats.
From the “Tomas Maestre” Marina you enjoy a boat trip across the Mar Menor  to Santiago de la Ribere. Santiogo de Ribera is a nice town at the other side of the Mar Menor.
Like wise you can go sailing  to the Mediterranean Sea.

Mar Menor a lagoon.

First, the Mar Menor is the largest lagoon in Europe. The best is  that the water temperature never falls below the 19 degrees.
Then, thanks to the ideal climate and the natural protection La Manga is the all year a perfect place. In particular it  gives you opportunities to practice a range water sports.
To sum up some of the water-sports are : jet ski, kite surfing, banana rides, paddle surf and boat trips. For the water devils wake board, surfing, water-skiing  sailing and canoeing.
Fur instance also Scuba diving and snorkeling are possible.

Because of the natural position, it  is a ideal tourist resort.  Facing as well the challenge of the Mediterranean Sea or the calm Mar Menor just a little bit away further.

To the right and the left, there are beautiful sandy beaches and  many marinas.

The visitor can enjoy the amazing views on the Mar Menor and the mountains of the Sierra Minervas in the background.

In the past , the sandbar was natural till 1960’s. The untouched sand bar is still complete at the other side of the La Manga.
Since the 1960’s this beautiful place was discovered by the tourist.
Since then it grows with infrastructures to satisfy the growing demands of tourists.

At the southern end of La Manga there is a lighthouse on the Cabo ( Cape ) de Palos. This place is also a marine reserve.

From La Manga it is a quarter ride to the nearest airport Murcia San Javier.
Alicante airport is a hour and a half ride or 125 km.

Climate La Manga.

The weather is one of the most recommended micro climates of Europe .
320 days of sun is not a promise but reality.

Trip

A nice trip is the Cartagena is 35 km
Murcia, the capital of the Murcia region, 72 km
To Torrevieja is 68 km
Zenia boulevard on the Orihuela Costa 58km
to Alicante 132 km