Golf on the Costa del Sol
Our Costa golf guide is the perfect one stop place to enjoy golf on the Costa del Sol and save on green fees and golf holidays
From Alcaidesa and San Roque located at the Western end to Baviera golf situated at the eastern end, our golf guide will provide you with all the up to date information and photos of the most popular golf courses on the Costa del Sol.
The Costa del Sol is known as the Costa del Golf, and not without good reason. There are over 90 golf courses and resorts located in Andalucia, of which around 60 are located on the this famous stretch of coastline, four of those are ranked in the top 10 in Europe. Some of the most prestigious courses located along this famous stretch of coastline include the highly rated Valderrama Golf Club, the San Roque Golf Club, La Reserva and Rio Real Golf Club.
Valderama Golf was chosen for the Ryder cup in 1997, it was a momentous occasion for golf on the costa del sol. In 2007 the same club celebrated in style as the Volvo Masters commemorated its 20th anniversary, the longest-running single sponsorship in European golf. Due largely to the success of the Ryder Cup, golf was taken to new levels on the Costa del Sol as it gained universal recognition and along with it came even more quality courses which have been constructed to supply the ever increasing demand for Golf in southern Spain.
This concentration of quality courses and an enviable climate has made the Costa del Sol one of Europe’s top golfing destinations to many hundreds of thousands of northern European golfers each and every year. Many thousands of golfers head to the Costa del Sol to play with their friends, families or golf societies . Many golfing groups look to book golf holidays and packages which include everything such as tee times, hotels, club hire and transfers. There are many reputable tour operators who specialise in golf holidays so it is advisable to shop around for the best deals.
Some of the most popular golf courses with visiting groups include Marbella Golf and Country Club, Santa Clara, Santa Maria, Santana, Valle Romano, Calanova, Cabopino, El Chaparral , Parador, Los Naranjos, Lauro and Miraflores. Discounted green fees are readily available so make sure you shop around for the best deals. Booking tee times at these courses and many more on the Costa del Sol is easy and whats more, you will save money with our special green fee deals.
80% of golfing visitors will repeat the same course as well as trying others. 16 new courses are planed on the Costa del Sol with a further 19 in the Cadiz region which includes the increasingly popular Costa de la Luz. This means huge investments in Spain and the creation of hundreds of Jobs. Over the past 30 years Spain has built upon a credible, sustainable and high quality golf tourism which even in these economically difficult times is managing to hold its head high and continues to be an affordable and popular golf tourism hotspot.
There is also a good selection of nine hole courses which have sprung up to satisfy golfers. These courses offer very good value whilst maintaining a high standard of golf course. The top nine hole courses include the newly opened and increasingly popular El Higueral Golf club situated near Benahavis and the Cerrado del Aguila Club located in Mijas Costa just 10 minutes from Fuengirola.
There are a good number of golf tour operators offering discounted golf packages which include everything from golf hotels on the Costa del Sol, discounted golf green fees, golf transfers and discount club hire. You can also save money by booking early on a wide selection of golf hotels on the Costa del Sol. Many will cater for large golfing groups and offer extra services and discounts.
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