Costa Del Sol
Golfing on the Costa del Sol
An outstanding feature of this province is the year round warmth and sunshine, making it an ideal winter golfing venue. Golf courses proliferate on this fabulous stretch of coastline and at the last count there were over forty between Malaga and Gibraltar. Nearly all of them are open to visitors, so British golfers on a Costa del Sol golf break are certainly spoiled for choice.
Costa del Sol Golf Courses
You can play on some of Europe's premier golf courses stunningly designed to offer challenging and exciting golf in beautiful surroundings. Golfers can enjoy spectacular views of both the mountains of the Sierra de Mijas and the glistening blue waters of the Mediterranean.
Costa del Sol Resorts
Then of course there are the resorts. The lively and cheerful resort of Fuengirola . Benalmadena with its beautiful new marina . elegant Marbella and its famously fashionable Orange Square . the sophisticated and vibrant nightlife of Puerto Banus. There is something to suit every taste and budget.
The Costa del Sol is also renowned for its food, and eating out is both pleasurable and amazingly inexpensive. Seafood is a local speciality, and delicious tapas are available in many of the bars.
On golf free days there is so much to see and do. A trip to the ancient town of Ronda situated in the mountains is a must. The beautiful mountain village of Mijas is just a short drive from the coast, and if you travel further afield there is the splendid city of Granada.
Atalaya Park Hotel - San Pedro
This excellent 4 star Hotel is really a holiday resort in itself and is a must for any sports lover, with its two 18 hole par 72 championship golf courses and just about every imaginable sporting facility included in the cost.
Barcelo Marbella Golf Hotel - Puerto Banus
Located alongside the Guadalmina Golf Course, the Barcelo Marbella Golf Hotel provides top quality accommodation at very affordable rates.With a good selection of golf courses within easy reach
Blue Bay Banus Hotel - Puerto Banus
Set in its own beautifully landscaped and peaceful gardens, yet within easy strolling distance of the glitzy nightlife of Puerto Banus, the Blue Bay Banus Hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind.
First Flatotel Apartotel - Benalmadena
Situated on the outskirts of Benalmadena Costa beside Torrequebrada Golf Club, the First Flatotel International Aparthotel provides self catering apartment accommodation of a very high standard, combined with all the facilities you would expect from a good quality hotel.
Fuerte Marbella Hotel - Marbella
Enjoying a superb location facing the sea and within easy walking distance of the centre of Marbella, the Fuerte Marbella Hotel Is set In 4,000 square meters of subtropical gardens just a few metres from the sandy beach.
Fuerte Miramar Spa Hotel - Marbella
Situated in a quiet seafront location, just a short stroll from Marbella town centre, the Fuerte Miramar Spa Hotel has been totally refurbished to the highest standard and has all the amenities and high standards of service that you would expect from a modern 4 star hotel
Gran Hotel Benahavis Spa - Benahavis
The perfect venue for a relaxing Costa del Sol golf holiday, the Gran Hotel Benahavis is located in an idyllic setting. The picture postcard village of Benahavis, is set in the hills, just a few kilometres from Puerto Banus and is renowned for the excellent cuisine on offer in its fine restaurants.
Guadalmina Golf and Spa Hotel - San Pedro
Situated in a beautiful location, directly on the beach and alongside the Guadalmina South golf course, the Golf Hotel Guadalmina is the ideal spot for a relaxing golf holiday
H10 Andalucia Plaza Hotel - Puerto Banus
One of the best known hotels in Puerto Banus, the four star Andalucia Plaza has been a big favourite with Golf Amigos clients for many years, due in no small part to the quality of its rooms and the high standard of the service.
Ibersol Alay Hotel - Benalmadena
A very popular choice among the golfing fraternity, the Hotel Ibersol Alay is extremely well located, overlooking the Benalmadena Marina and within easy walking distance of the shops, bars and restaurants.
IPV Beatriz Palace Hotel - Fuengirola
Situated on the outskirts of Fuengirola the 4* Superior IPV Hotel Beatriz Palace & Spa first opened in May 2004 and has become a firm favourite with Golf Amigos clients.
La Cala Golf Resort Hotel - Costa del Sol
Situated in a spectacular location, between the 'Sierra de Mijas' National Park and the Mediterranean, the four- star La Cala Resort Hotel is one of the top golf holiday hotels in the Costa del Sol.
Las Palmeras Hotel - Fuengirola
The very popular four star Las Palmeras Hotel, an established favourite for many golfers, is situated in the centre of Fuengirola, by the Paseo Maritimo and in front of the pleasure harbour.
Las Piramides Hotel - Fuengirola
The Hotel Piramides is located only 20 minutes from Málaga Airport, in a quiet area of Fuengirola,with easy access to the main highway but within easy strolling distance of the bustling centre of the town
Lauro Golf Apartments - Lauro Golf
Lauro Golf Apartments are located in Lauro Golf Club, which is situated half way between the towns of Alhaurín el Grande and Alhaurín de la Torre. The 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments, which are spacious and nicely furnished, are located between the holes 3 and 4 of the golf course
MAC Hotel Puerto Marina - Benalmadena
Conveniently located right next to the marina at Benalmadena with its wealth of bars and restaurants the MAC Puerto Marina Benalmadena is ideal for golfing groups and families looking for plenty to do on those golf free days.
Melia Marbella Banus Hotel - Puerto Banus
Located in the heart of Puerto Banus, the Melia Marbella Banus Hotel is the ideal base for golfers who like to be close to lively nightlife, yet still having a good selection of fine golf courses within easy reach.
NH Hotel Almenara - Sotogrande
Situated in the Sotogrande estate - adjacent to Valderrama and Sotogrande golf courses and with commanding views over the Almenara Golf course and the surrounding countryside - the NH Almenara Hotel is the ideal location for playing the excellent golf courses in this area of the Costa del Sol.
NH Sotogrande Hotel - Sotogrande
After a complete refurbishing, the rejuvenated Sotogrande Hotel has re-established itself as a firm favourite with golfers looking to play the great courses at this end of the Costa del Sol. Surrounded by some of the best golf courses in Spain, and situated in the peaceful, leafy surroundings on the inland side of Sotogrande, this stylish hotel is an ideal place for couples and groups of golfers to come and relax and enjoy themselves.
PYR Aparthotel - Fuengirola
The PYR Aparthotel - Fuengirola apartments could not be more conveniently situated; in an outstanding position on the seafront, directly opposite the Marina and the longest beach on the Costa Del Sol.
PYR Marbella Aparthotel - Puerto Banus
Ideally situated, within easy walking distance of the shops, bars, restaurants and exciting nightlife of Puerto Banus, the modern PYR Aparthotel combines the benefit of a hotel service with the freedom of modern spacious apartments.
Reserva del Higueron Hotel - Benalmadena
The ultra modern Reserva del Higueron Hotel is located on high ground midway between the resorts of Benalmadena and Fuengirola, and enjoys spectacular views of the Mediterranean coastline.
Sol House Aloha Hotel - Benalmadena
What was formerly the Sol Aloha Puerto, has been virtually rebuilt and re-born as the brand new Sol House Aloha - Costa del Sol. Located directly on the promenade of the Carihuela beach
Suites at San Roque Club - San Roque
Set amongst beautiful gardens and surrounded by the San Roque golf courses, the Suites at San Roque Club consist of a cluster of bungalows laid out in the style of an Andalucian village.
Sunset Beach Club - Benalmadena
Situated within easy walking distance of the centre of Benalmadena, the Sunset Beach Club has been a great favourite for golfers over the years. The hotel houses four swimming pools, including a heated outdoor pool
Tamisa Golf Hotel - Mijas Golf
Hotel Tamisa Golf is located on one of the most beautiful golf complexes, Mijas Golf, between Malaga and Marbella. It offers spacious and luxurious bedrooms overlooking the 16th tee of the Mijas Los Lagos course
THB Torrequebrada Hotel - Benalmadena
The four star THB Torrequebrada Hotel is located on the sea front just 15 minutes walk from the centre of Benalmadena and only 5 minutes from Torrequebrada Golf Course.
VIK Gran Hotel - La Cala de Mijas
The Vik Gran Hotel Costa del Sol is a modern property, situated on level ground, on the beach, about 500 metres from the centre of La Cala de Mijas village, and only a few minutes drive from the golf courses of the La Cala Golf Resort.
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel - Benahavis
Set in a beautiful location, midway between Marbella and Estepona, and surrounded by three golf courses - Flamingos, Alferini and Tramores, the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel is designed in the style of a traditional Italian palazzo.
Westin La Quinta Golf Resort - Puerto Banus
In a splendid location overlooking the La Quinta golf course and with a host of other top class golf courses on its doorstep, the Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa is the perfect venue for a golfing break.
Alcaidesa Heathland Course
Designed by the famous former Ryder Cup Dave Thomas, this course derives its name from the plateau area (holes 1 to 5, 17 and 18) where the terrain is heathland, with wide fairways
Alcaidesa Links Course
The only true links course on the Costa del Sol. Since the opening of the new motorway Acaidesa is now easily accessible . Sea breezes and heavy gorse ensure that your round will be a challenging one
Alferini Golf Course
Designed by the prestigious green keeper Cristobal Guerrero, Alferini Golf Course is located at the Villa Padierna Golf Resort close to Benahavis and and only a few kilometres from Puerto Banus.
Almenara Golf Course
Designed by Dave Thomas and widely recognised as his best work, Almenara opened as an 18 hole course in April 1998 and was soon established as one the top golf courses in Spain.
Atalaya New Course
Although shorter than its sister course, Atalaya New Golf Course is just as challenging as the Old, and wild hitting will certainly be penalised. Set slightly further inland, the New course has a more open aspect
Atalaya Old Course
This wonderfully mature championship course has been a long standing favourite with Golf Amigos clients, Designed by Bernard von Limburger, the wide fairways and large elevated greens of this elegant parkland course means that although challenging to all levels of golfer, Atalaya Old can still be enjoyed by the average golfer .
If you like to play your golf surrounded by breathtaking scenery, then Calanova Golf Club fits the bill perfectly. Designed by Manuel Pinero, Calanova opened in late 2005, and quickly became a firm favourite with Golf Amigos clients
El Chaparral Golf Club
Designed by Pepe Gancedo, El Chaparral is a delight to play. This course is unique in the Costa del Sol in that it consists of six par threes, six par fours and six par fives. Threading its way through thick pine forests, the course follows the contours of the coast. and many of the holes offers spectacular views of the Mediterranean
Estepona Golf Club
One of the most improved golf courses on the Costa del Sol and well worth a visit. With its tight fairways and long par 5's, Estepona provides a challenging game of golf in stunningly scenic surroundings.
Finca Cortesin Golf Club
At over 7,400 yards from the back tees, Finca Cortesin is the longest course on the Costa del Sol, as well as one of the finest. Designed by Cabell Robinson, no two holes are alike and the fairways and greens are always immaculately manicured.
Guadalmina North & South Courses
The 36 Holes Guadalmina Golf Club consists of two championship gplf courses, the North and the South. The South, which was the original 18 holes, was designed by Javier Arana and was completed in 1963, making it the second oldest golf course on the Costa del Sol. The shorter and hillier 18 hole North course, designed by Falco Nardi was added in 1973.
La Cala America Golf Course
Designed by Cabell B. Robinson, this spectacularly scenic course with breathtaking views over the Asia Course and as far as Mijas, presents a highly enjoyable challenge for all level of players.
La Cala Asia Golf Course
Inaugurated in 1991, La Cala South features target style golf over spectacular undulating terrain. Like its sister course the North, it is a great favourite with our clients, requiring accuracy off the tees as well as good shot making to elevated greens
La Cala Europa Course
The La Cala Europa golf course was opened in March 2005. The fairways are generous from the tees, and the greens are slightly larger than the America and Asia courses. They are not severely contoured but are well bunkered and will be easier for the average golfer.
La Quinta Golf Club
Sited majestically in a prime location, overlooking Marbella's 'Golf Valley', the course is well protected and calls for decisive play and accuracy. There is a total of 27 holes which can be played in different combinations of nine hole loops.
La Reserva Golf Club
The La Reserva de Sotogrande golf course opened in 2003 and was designed by the prestigious architect North American golf course designer Cabell B. Robinson. The 6,721-metre 18-hole par 72 course is a fantastic challenge for any golfer
Lauro Golf Club
Lauro is a 27 hole course, which can be played in three different combinations of 9 hole loops. kFalco Nerdi designed the original 18 hole course which has taken account of the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Los Arqueros Golf Course
Los Arqueros was designed by Seve Ballesteros, and opened in 1990. This was Seve's first design on the Costa del Sol and he used the natural contours of the land to create a fine golf course.
Los Flamingos Golf Course
Located close to Puerto Banus and enjoying spectacular views over the Mediterranean on undulating terrain, Los Flamingos is challenging but fair. Water hazards abound on this first class course, which receives excellent reviews for the quality and condition of the greens and fairways.
Los Naranjos Golf Club
A very attractive, well laid out course, Los Naranjos is not very hilly but there are some tight holes through avenues of orange trees, from which the course takes its name. Designed by Robert Trent Jones,it is an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all standards.
Mijas Golf Club - Los Lagos
Originally designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., Los Lagos was totally refurbished in 2012.With its wide fairways and almost total lack of rough, Los Lagos is an extremely golfer friendly course, but there are plenty of hazards in the form of the many large bunkers which abound,
Mijas Golf Club - Los Olivos
Like its sister course, Mijas Los Olivos golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior. The course was opened in 1983, and underwent a total renovation in 2001. Shorter and tighter than its sister course, Los Olivos takes its name from the olive trees which line the fairways.
Parador de Malaga Golf
The oldest established course on the Costa del Sol. Parador is also one of the easiest courses to walk, as the terrain is completely flat. Designed by Tom Simpson, and opened in 1925, it has played host to the Turespana tournament.
Rio Real Golf Club
One of the most established courses on the Costa del Sol, as well as one of the most popular, Rio Real is set a beautiful valley with the Real river criss-crossing the fairways several times.
San Roque Club - New Course
Designed by Perry Dye, the San Roque Club New Course opened in 2005. The course is stunningly beautiful and many of the holes offer spectacular views of the Mediterranean. Dye has taken full advantage of the natural contours of this spectacular piece of countryside to create a real gem of a course.
San Roque Club - Old Course
Designed by Dave Thomas, the Old Course at San Roque hosted the Spanish Open in 2005 and is recognised as one of the top courses in the Costa del Sol, as well as being consistently voted in the top ten in Spain.
Santa Clara Golf Club
A superb addition to the Costa del Sol's courses, Santa Clara has been a huge favourite with our clients since its opening in Summer 2001. Designed by Enrique Canales, the layout is interesting and challenging and the condition is always immaculate.
Santana Golf Club
Designed by the architect Cabell B. Robinson and set in the former grounds of an avacado plantation, Santana Golf is deservedly one of the most popular courses on the Costa del Sol.