Boasting some of Europeīs top golf courses, the Costa del Sol is a golferīs paradise. With over 60 superb courses between Velez-Malaga in the east to Sotogrande in the west, golf holidays in Spain are now more popular than ever.
Southern Spainīs dry and sunny climate, and its fabulous golf courses continue to attract enthusiasts from all over the world. Many packages include discounted green fees at some of the coastīs top courses, quality hotel accommodation, and even car hire. Golfing hotspots include the lively resort towns of Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella, Estepona, and Sotogrande, which is home to the world famous Valderrama Course.
The beauty of the Costa del Solīs golf courses is their diversity. From the wild terrain of Monte Mayor, to the stunning scenery of La Cala Resort and the superb fairways of Cabopino, there are courses to suit all abilities and requirements. Lessons for beginners and improvers can also be arranged prior to your arrival in Spain, and itīs also possible to play a different course each day.
Known as one of Europeīs top holiday destinations, the Costa del Sol has plenty to offer the travelling golfer. Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Fuengirola to the east are lively towns with a wide range of restaurants, music bars and nightclubs which are open till the small hours of the morning. With sandy beaches and a host of amenities, these towns are only a short drive from Malaga Airport, and enjoy some of the best facilities on the coast.
Further west are the elegant and swanky resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus, which are famous throughout the world as playgrounds for the rich and famous. Spainīs answer to St.Tropez, Marbella not only boasts some amazing golf courses, but also some of the finest restaurants and nightclubs in Marbella. The so called īGolf Valleyī just north of Puerto Banus is home to some challenging courses, including Los Naranjos.
Estepona and Sotogrande are situated on the western side of the Costa del Sol, and offer golfers a host of great facilities and amenities including beach bars, water-sports, excellent golf courses and superb accommodation. Within easy reach of Gibraltar, the popular San Roque Course sits on a beautiful 340 acre estate with amazing views to the sea, while the legendary Valderrama Course at Sotogrande hosted the Ryder Cup in 1997.
Golf holidays in Spain have never been cheaper. With many budget airlines flying to and from Malaga, the Costa del Sol is easily accessible from most parts of Europe, and only two hours flying time from London. While golfers in Northern Europe put up with cold temperatures in Autumn and Winter, southern Spain is still basking in sunshine.
There is no better place to take a golfing break than the Costa del Sol. Special deals, discounted accommodation and the chance to play some of the best courses in Europe, keep golfers coming back year after year. Transfers are swift between Malaga Airport and the main resort towns on the coast, and transport can be booked in advance, along with any special requirements.