The Mar Menor Golf course is situated near the town of Torre Pacheco in Murcia. It is 5 km from the Mar Menor, a vast inland sea, from where it gets its name. It is framed by a stunning mountain backdrop, and is located on the site of a former citrus orchard. It covers approximately 59 hectares and its maximum length of 6,153 metres is quite demanding. The green or play area covers a total of 45 hectares, with a variety of plants indigenous to the area covering the rest of the course.
The front nine of the Mar Menor Golf Course, designed by David Thomas, is par-37 with the long tees totalling 3,275 metres. The greens, with hardly any rough, are well protected by bunkers and the surrounding lakes.
The back nine, designed by Nicklaus Design, are par-35 with the long tees totalling 2,878 metres, this section offers wide fairways and roughs for big strokes. Especially noteworthy is the spectacular lake around holes 12, 14 and 15, which creates the largest obstacle to overcome. The rest of the holes are protected by strategic bunkers.