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Things to see and do and where to eat around Villa 50


On La Manga Club Resort

Health and Beauty

Spa with indoor swimming pool, gym and relaxation and beauty therapies



Three courses, driving range and tuition for all ages and levels



20 clay courts, 4 hard courts, 4 artificial grass courts and tuition for all ages and levels

Other Sports

Squash, bowls, paddle tennis, cycling on-road and off-road and triathlon


Junior Academy classes are available in golf, tennis, football, cricket, rugby and triathlon.

Junior Club for children 3 months to 12 years old with morning and afternoon sessions

Horse riding: Club Hipico El Puntal (Jesus Salmeron +34 659 72 60 43) and Rancho de la Fuente Las Barracas (+34 618 96 63 26)


Go karting:


Walking and running trails


La Manga & Mar Menor
Scuba Diving:

Scuba Murcia ( )

Dinghy sailing, wind surfing, water ski-ing, jet ski-ing, canoeing, sailboat charters and rental

with or without skipper

Deep sea fishing

Further afield
Lots more golf ( )


In the summer, booking is recommended for restaurants on La Manga Club, in Los Belones, at Cabo de Palos and on La Manga strip. There are many restaurants not included below. Inclusion means the restaurant has something to recommend it and asterisks highlight those that are particularly worth trying.

In La Manga Club Resort

El Canonero**, Modern Spanish, good cooking, limited choice, quite expensive

La Cala, Spanish, good fish, overlooks small beach weighed against more expensive
El Bistro, Spanish anglicised, in Bellaluz Square, open all day, just a coffee to full meal
La Barra, Spanish anglicised in Las Sabinas, open all day, just a coffee to substantial tapas choice

Chill Café, open all day in Las Sabinas, coffee, cakes and daily specials
Si Restaurant and Bar, good for young families
Deli Café, open all day, coffee and snacks, nice view from the terrace

Near La Manga Club Resort (within a mile of the villa)
La Rusticana*, Spanish anglicised, nice outside terrace as well.
La Canela; Spanish anglicised

In Los Belones (nearest village, just over a mile from the villa)

Via Romana, Italian (evenings only)

Scabetti*, Italian (book for evenings) 
Casa Lee*, Chinese

Pablo Guardiola, Spanish

Bollywood, Indian
Enso Sushi, Japanese
El Pellizquito, very Spanish

Mas de Tapas, Spanish

In Portman (nearby village with beach, about two miles from the villa)

Chiringuito El Lastre Portman**, Spanish, good seafood, overlooks beach (closed evenings)

In Cabo de Palos (nearby fishing village with a small harbour, about four miles from the villa)

Miramar*, Spanish, good fish, on the harbour

Bocana de Palos*, Spanish, on the harbour 
Yaho*, Thai

On the Mar Menor

Antonio's*, at Los Nietos, Spanish, open all day, on the beach, good value fixed menu (with choices)

Chiringuito, at Mar de Cristal, in the sand at the end of the esplanade, tapas

Arena Café, on esplanade at Mar de Cristal, coffee, drinks, meals

La Manga Strip (begins about four miles from the villa, fourteen miles long)
Escuela de Pieter**, Spanish, with outside terrace as well opening directly onto the beach (thirty-five minutes by car).
Bonobo, Spanish, opens directly onto the beach (15 minutes by car).

Cartagena (25-30 minutes by car)
El Barrio de San Roque**, Spanish nouvelle

El Pincho de Castilla *, Spanish traditional 

La Catedral, Spanish traditional 
La Marquesita, Spanish traditional

Tasca Tio Andres*, very Spanish, very good tapas

Sacromonte*, Spanish, extensive tapas


In La Manga Club Resort
Clothes: Vivir, Indulge, SOS, Mus, Honeys, Daisy’s

Food shopping: La Plaza del Dia.



Wine: La Cabana de Saura (El Algar) excellent, Bodega La Ermita (Los Belones) closer.

Cabo de Palos (10 minutes by car)

Food shopping: Mercadonna, Aldi, Eurospar

Cartagena (25-30 minutes by car)

El Corte Ingles , Zara, Massimo Dutti, Adolfo Dominguez, Espacio Mediterraneo


In La Manga Club Resort 

La Cala (10 minutes by car) small cove with sandy beach and restaurant


Mar de Cristal (10 minutes by car): A great beach for children on the Mar Menor, very shallow with large safe area for bathers and cafes on the palm-treed esplanade

Calblanque (10 minutes by car)


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