La Manga Club helping underprivileged children in South America

 Wednesday, August 21, 2019 

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La Manga Club’s new owners have made an impressive start to their tenure of Spain’s flagship resort after helping the acclaimed sports and leisure destination raise more than €20,000 for under-privileged children in South America.

 

Leading figures from Hesperia Investment Group’s management team joined a host of VIPs, top sports stars and resort residents at the climax to the venue’s annual Alda Foundation Charity Week,  which raised a total of €20,250 to help educate poor youngsters in Paraguay.

 

The finale to this year’s fundraising week saw the new owners take their place in an audience of around 200 people – including the likes of ex-world number nine tennis ace Nicolas Almagro, the resort’s new tennis academy director, and the Mayor of Cartagena – for a disco-themed summer party at La Manga Club’s five-star Hotel Principe Felipe.

 

Featuring live music and entertainment, cocktails, sumptuous buffet, a charity auction and open bar, the event provided a memorable conclusion to a packed week of charity activities that began with a fun tennis tournament for all the family at the resort’s 28-court tennis centre.

 

Budding football stars of the future between the ages of 7 and 16 had the chance to show off the full array of their skills the following day at the Alda Football Tournament (costs €35 per child) before the action switched to La Manga Club’s famous fairways on Wednesday, July 31 for a charity golf competition on its award-winning South Course – venue for five Spanish Opens.

 

Widely regarded as Spain’s flagship resort, La Manga Club has won numerous leading accolades in recent years, including being named as ‘Europe’s Leading Luxury Resort & Villas’ for the third year in a row this year’s World Travel Awards.

 

Also the official overseas training base of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), La Manga Club’s unrivalled facilities include three 18-hole golf courses, a 28-court tennis centre, a recently-opened European Cricket Performance Centre and a 2,000sqm Wellness Centre. The resort is host to Spain’s only official Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer School while, in addition, it features the choice of a five-star hotel, four-star serviced apartments and townhouses and more than 15 bars and restaurants.

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