Sports-themed holidays are becoming a craze in Europe and La Manga club resort has always been one of the best destinations for golf and tennis but is also popular for cycling holidays. The Costa Calida coast is the perfect cycling paradise for those who want to enjoy hours of bike riding while enjoying the picturesque scenery.
Despite the increasing number of tourists visiting Murcia, it has remained one of Spain’s rural regions. Thus, you can expect to go cycling amid a backdrop of trees and plants that keep the environment cool even under the heat of the sun. La Manga Club has taken advantage of the warm climate in the area and has organized cycling holidays the whole year through.
Bask in the comfort and luxury of the various villas and apartments, but be assured with the knowledge that you will spend the days ahead keeping your body fit and fab. La Manga Club’s cycling holidays consist of relaxed cycling in scenic areas, challenging climbs in difficult routes and exhilarating descents. Don’t forget the flat coastlines which provide a great venue for easy bike riding activities.
Murcia is one of the best-kept secrets in Spain. With over 3,000 hours of warm sunshine the whole year. Bike riding is one of the best ways to explore the area’s landscape and to immerse in its culture. Murcia is famous for its rich culture so more than flexing your body muscles, you will also get the chance to flex your brains and get an up close and personal look at Spain’s colourful history. If you make La Manga Club as your base during your cycling holiday, you can easily explore Murcia as it is only 45 minutes from the Club.
Murcia’s architectural wonders showcase the region’s diverse culture. However, nothing comes close to showing off its architecture best than the cathedral which was built between 1394 and 1462. The 19th century City hall is also worth a visit if only for its unusual features and pastel facades.
If you want to get more from your cycling holiday then time your visit during the Holy Week and discover how deeply religious the Spanish people are. Aside from the colourful processions, you will also see the 18th century life-sized wood carvings, sculpture and other works of art by Francisco Salzillo. Extend your stay for one more week and witness the Spring Festival which is characterized by merrymaking and the display of traditional costumes.
You can explore La Manga on board your bike, or you can opt for a guided tour. Cycling is an activity that can be engaged in by the whole family so bring the whole gang and enjoy the holidays while trying the Quad Bikes. These are four-wheeled bikes that require a certain level of riding and driving skills as it is usually done off-road and the local terrain is perfectly suited for Quad-biking. The bikes, as well as waterproof clothing, goggles and helmets are available for rent in various shops on the resort.
If you’re not that confident about your riding skills, then request for a short training and briefing before you take your family for a cycling excursion. Check out the Calablanque National Park and the Portman Guns for cycling destinations. Call us on 01625865070 for more details.