Great golfing break ideas in the Costa Del Sol - Golf Holidays Direct

Golf holidays in the Costa Del Sol are hugely popular with this region fast becoming Europe’s number one leading golf destination. With multiple areas to visit within one region, there is certainly something for everyone. From east to west there are such great destinations such as Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Mijas, Marbella, Estepona and Sotogrande.


A popular hotel for golfers is the 4-star Hotel Alay situated at the entrance of the Puerto Marina which is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful marinas in the world. The local nightlife is vibrant with many bars and clubs open 24 hours a day there is plenty to do. With over 10 golf courses within 15 km of Benalmadena the top 3 courses to play nearby would be Cabopino, El Chapparal and Torrequebrada. Situated just 5 minutes away from the marina Golf Torrequebrada is a Jose Pepe Gancedo design recently renovated in 2016. The course is a great test for all levels of handicap and widely regarded as one of the best courses in Spain. Other top courses within 30 minutes commute include La Cala Resort, Mijas Golf and the ever-popular Santana with its wide expansive fairways, immaculate greens and friendly atmosphere.


Holidaymakers all over the world flock to this hotspot well known for luxurious 5-star hotels, large yachts and celebrity visits. Marbella has a cultural side however which is not always talked about. In the old town, Marbella visitors can enjoy traditional tapas food, cobbled streets and local bars serving the most authentic Sangria in Spain. Golf course wise visitors are spoilt for choice in this area of the Costa Del Sol. Rio Real Golf Cub is under two miles from the centre of Marbella. The course was built on land with a gentle slope that slides down to the sea, which is why many of its holes offer magnificent views of The Mediterranean. Popular courses in this area included Marbella Golf and Country Club, Santa Clara, Los Naranjos and Los Aqueous. Golfers looking to stay on a resort in Marbella are attracted the 5 stars Westin La Quinta Resort.

La Quinta Golf Club is a very comfortable course which suits all levels of the game. The course features 27 holes divided into three rounds and nine holes offering stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains surrounding Benahavis Valley.



Just an hour drive from Malaga airport passing Marbella and Estepona on the route, features one of the most exclusive golfing havens on earth. High-end real estate and luxurious villas are prevalent in this area along with the best golf courses in Europe. Sotogrande is home to “Spains finest” featuring Finca Cortesin, Sotogrande, La Reserva, San Roque and Valderrama. Since 1974 Valderrama is the jewel in the crown of Spanish golf and is the site of the Andalucía Valderrama Masters tournament as part of the European Tour, as well as many other championships.

If you would like to visit some of these Costa Del Sol golf courses then contact Golf Holidays Golf Holidays Direct are experts in arranging the best value golf holidays all around the world to the most amazing venues.

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