In these times of visual and mental distraction, especially amongst the younger ones, caused primarily by mobile phones, tablets and other devices connected to the Internet; it is very important that children and adolescents take part in sports. If they choose golf, the benefits of mental and physical maturity are increased.
It is essential to counter the pressure that studies exert on young children, and to find an outlet to help them relax their minds and their bodies. Thanks to new technology, the days when children played and ran around the streets and town squares are long gone.
As children enter adolescence, and sometimes even before this time, they begin to ‘change’ from using their parents as a role model and will instead use their friends and ‘colleagues’ … the group, the gang as their new ‘family’. This is why sport is considered the best ally for parents and children. Children can learn to understand values based on effort, team spirit, and solidarity and winning, all of which help children to achieve success with their future personal and social interactions. (more…)
Surrounded by spectacular scenery and with plenty to do on site, La Cala Resort, Andalucía has announced the launch of their new Golf Summer Camps for 2015, inviting children staying at the hotel aged 5 to 14 to learn how to putt like the pros. Prices start at just € 235 per child for the five day programme which runs Monday to Friday, from 29th June to 14th August 2015. Families can stay at the hotel from just € 134 per room, per night with one child staying complimentary.
Whether a complete beginner or a budding golf champion, children can learn skills from chipping and putting, to the rules and etiquette of golf at the unique Summer Camp. Classes take place at La Cala’s onsite Golf Academy that has multilingual professionals on hand to help the youngsters improve their game.
When booking the summer camp, attendees are provided with complimentary top quality golfing equipment including clubs, balls and an academy polo shirt. Golfers can also enjoy delicious, three course lunches and complimentary transfers from the Academy to the Club House each day ensuring parents don’t have to organise a thing. At the end of the fun filled week, children are awarded for their efforts with a Diploma in the prize giving ceremony.
Situated in the region which enjoys 320 days of sunshine per year, La Cala Resort is world renowned as the finest golf complex in Andalucia and boasts three 18 hole championship courses, designed by one of the most prestigious golf designers in Europe, Cabell Robinson. The hotel also has two swimming pools, a FIFA football pitch, tennis and squash facilities and an extensive spa with incredible views, that offers complimentary use for exhausted parents in need of pampering.
While mum and dad are relaxing, there is also a kids’ mini club is open from 10am to 6pm, six days a week, and will keep the children from 4 – 11 years old entertained with a host of activities including water sports, crafts, discos and more!
La Cala Resort located in the heart of the Costa Del Sol, is delighted to be hosting the ninth Graham Moore Spanish Open on the 24th and 25th January, for the fifth year running. Exclusively for players born after 22nd July 1995, this competition is an important qualifier for the Veritas World Junior Championship 2015 and will be held on the resort’s challenging Campo Asia course.
The Graham Moore Open is a highly valued junior competition, organised by renowned professional golfer Graham Moore. The qualifier is designed to test the young participants with playing conditions that are an exact replica of main professional tournaments taking place on Campo Asia, the oldest of La Cala’s three courses and the one most respected by professionals.
The competition demands skill and strategy from participant’s who play from tee locations related to their ages, with gross – only scores counting towards the competition results and no handicap involvement at all, creating a realistic playing location for future champions.
Winners from the tournament this weekend get a place at the Veritas Junior Championship, an International Junior Golf Festival based in Southern California that aims to expand junior golf through competition.
Nestled between the arresting beauty of the Sierra de Mijas National Park and the Mediterranean Sea, La Cala Resort is a stunning setting for an authentic Andalusian wedding. A world away from the hustle and bustle of the coast, this enchanting retreat offers sun seeking couples, the opportunity to enjoy a wedding in the warmth of the Costa del Sol. Book a wedding at La Cala, and enjoy one night’s complimentary stay for the bride and groom, with late checkout. Guests attending the celebration can also enjoy the luxury of the resort with 10% off the best room rate.
The weather is one of the most important factors of a wedding day and with its gorgeously romantic mountain top location and an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, La Cala Resort is the perfect setting to exchange vows, to celebrate the union of two families with a wonderful sumptuous wedding banquet and to toast the happy couples first night together under a star studded velvet sky.
La Cala’s outdoor locations hold so many possibilities… its sun drenched patios with mountaintop views are the ideal location for an evening soirée, opt to dine al fresco beneath its spacious canopy at its Club House Laurel or simply bask in glorious sunshine with a drinks reception pool side at its La Terraza restaurant. La Cala also boasts a number of fantastic interior spaces that can also be adapted to create just the right atmosphere that the wedding couple and their loved ones will treasure forever.
Each of its 107 bedrooms are superbly appointed to make the most of the stunning views, with a choice of two unique interior styles, each boasts a generous bathroom finished in cool marble and a private balcony or terrace that makes for the perfect setting to sip champagne and unwind in style.
Planning a wedding is exciting but exhausting too but with a complimentary visit to La Cala´s exclusive Spa the day after the wedding the happy couple can restore their equilibrium and immerse themselves in the gorgeous views from the indoor and outdoor hydrotherapy pools. Blissful, calm and with no interruptions … it´s Heaven!
La Cala Resort offers lots to do onsite with a wide range of bars, two swimming pools and three 18 hole championship golf courses, however the vibrant night life of Marbella is just a short 20 minute drive away.
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Surrounded by spectacular scenery, La Cala Resort, Costa Del Sol is inviting couples to celebrate a romantic date with their fabulous value for money romantic break offer. Ideal for celebrating a special occasion, whether it be an anniversary, birthday or simply a surprise, this offer is available until 31st December 2014. The Romantic Break includes a three course dinner with wine, a buffet breakfast each morning and complimentary access to the Thermal Spa area all for just 150 Euros per couple, per night.
Guests can stay in a Superior Double room, with a large balcony terrace that overlooks the Andalusian Mountains, perfect for a romantic alfresco breakfast on private sun beds. Couples in need of some pampering can then escape to the hotel spa with complimentary access to the revitalizing Thermal Circuit and experience the range of stimulating and soothing experiences for 90 minutes per day.
The Thermal Circuit boasts a range of sensory treatments. Indulge in the calming and aromatic Turkish Hammam, have a rejuvenating session in the hydrotherapy pool; or treat tired feet to a massage in the Kneipp foot baths.
As the sun sets, guests can indulge in a fine dining experience on the poolside terrace of La Terraza,or perhaps if a more authentic Andalusian flavour is preferred, La Bodega offers traditional tapas in the wine cellar. Both restaurants are the perfect setting to experience a truly Spanish meal.
During the summer season, sun seeking couples can also benefit from complimentary transfers to and from the beach and free parking for those hiring a car.