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A comprehensive list of our golf courses with information and links

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The prices quoted are for guidance only (winter 2004/2005) but will give you a good idea of the price bracket.  If there is a link to the course you can click on the name in the description for more current information.

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Alcaidesa Links Golf Course is situated on the Costa del Sol, only 8 miles from Gibraltar and very close to the world famous Valderrama Golf Course. Alcaidesa was originally designed as a Links Course by Peter Allis and Clive Clark. Its views of the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and on a clear day the Atlas Mountains of northern Africa across the Straits, are spectacular. The design and layout of the holes and fairways along the beach give you the sensation of playing a Scottish Links Course, with the difference of the wonderful southern Spain sub-tropical climate. Playing at Alcaidesa is a unique experience that everyone wants to repeat.  Alcaidesa, as a quality golf course, has hosted three Spanish P.G.A. Professional Competitions since opening in the summer of 1992, as well as being one of the host venues for The Junior Match 1997. After a round of golf relax in Alcaidesa’s Golf Club House which offers you the possibility of having lunch in its restaurant in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Our Pro-Shop offers quality golf products. Tuition by our resident Pro Pedro Sarria, driving range and putting green and approach areas are other services which we can offer you

Alhaurín Golf & Country Club  is located in the mountains behind Mijas. While it has a magnificent setting with spectacular views, the course demands accuracy - or a bag of balls! The management have made significant investments in recent years to make the original 1993 Seve Ballesteros-design friendlier to all standards of golfer. The resort also has a terrific children's par 3 course adjacent to the new clubhouse. Situated in Alhaurín El Grande, half-way between Mijas and Coín     6261 metres par 72

952 59 59 70  -  Ctra. de Mijas, a Alhaurín el Grande. KM 6 or Ctra. Fuengirola a Alhaurín el Grande Km 15, Malaga  -  40 euros

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Aloha Golf   has lush and varied vegetation including, designed by Javier Arana, one of Spain´s best known golf architects in 1975 and is considered the start of the boom within the promotion and development of spanish golf courses.
Situated in Nueva Andalucia, Aloha is a natural Golf Course, with a varied vegetation, where one hole is never like another. Neither long nor short, perfectly kept.   The course is narrow and, full of trees. A number of its holes incorporate complicated water hazards, and three of its par-threes are too long for the average amateur golfer to reach their greens in one. Most of the fairways are up hill and two of them very awkward indeed. 6261 metres  par72

952 81 23 88  -  Urb. Aloha, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella  -  Members Only

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Almenara Golf Course  is a 27 hole golf course set in the upper part of Sotogrande 500 metres from Club de Golf Valderrama and five minutes from the beach, surrounded by cork oak trees and wild pines and several streams as well as a natural lake, all of which serve to make this a very beautiful course
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Los Almendros  opened in 1999, designed by Batholomé Benítez Sanjuan, it is a short course parallel to a stream.   443 metres  par 27

952 11 33 27  -  Carretera de Genalguacil, Km. 3, Benhavís-  15 euros 9 holes,  18 euros 18 holes - closed Tuesdays

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Club Anoretta on the eastern side of Malaga is suitable for all kinds of players.  It is attractive because of its water hazards.  Playing to par 72 it is 5976 metres long and was designed by José Maria Cañizares in 1990.

952 40 40 00 - Urb. Añoretta Golf S/N, Rincón de la Victoria - 51 euros from Monday to Friday, 66 euros at weekends and Bank Hoidays

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Antequera Golf  includes a total of ten lakes. Designed by Jose Maía Cañazares, it is situated at around 650 metres above sea level and surrounded by the spectacular mountains of el Torcal.  Even so the course is just three kilometres from the centre of Antequera west of the town.  6000 metres  par 72

667 65 59 12  -  Camino de Gandia S/N, Antequera.  -  30 euros,  20 euros 9 holes

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Artola Golf Hotel  designed by jorge Rein a small 9 hole course  624 metres  par 27

952 83 13 90  -  Crta. de Cádiz, Km. 194, Marbella  -  10 euros

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Atalaya Golf Course  is a pleasant, flat parkland course with many bunkers, wide fairways and elevated greens. While the experts might find the challenge a little limited, the average club golfer will certainly find it quite enough to handle as the greens are sharply contoured and quick. Without attaining the standard of some of the other courses in the region, Atalaya has enough going for it to warrant a visit - as its enduring popularity since 1968 will testify. Atalaya represents good value for money

Take the road towards Benahavís which leads off the 340 by the Río Guadalmina, and turn left after about 700 metres

952 88 28 12  -  Ctra. Benhavís, Km. 0,7, Estapona  -  51 euros

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Las Brisas  was designed by Robert Trent Jones, includes numerous water obstacles: there are ten artificial lakes fed by two streams. The greens, the majority of which are raised, are amply protected by bunkers. The results of Robert Trent Jones efforts, which we continue to enjoy today, were truly notable and original, obtaining a difficult and attractive course. The outcome to all this is a round which requires a precision game of golf.  6163 metres  par 72

952 81 30 21  -  Calle 1D, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella.  -  120 euros all year round

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Baviera Golf   is situated in the Axarquía approximately 2 km East of Torre del Mar, near Caleta de Vélez. The course opened in 2001. It has been designed under the directions of José María Cañizares, and is a challenge for a all levels of play, from the beginner to the professional. With an hotel straight at the course and ample of other facilities, Baviera Golf will become a popular base to expore golf in the Granada, eastern Málaga and southern Almería region

Off the dual-carriageway from Málaga to Motril at Caleta de Vélez. The exit is some 700 metres from the Marina at Vélez.

952 55 50 15  -  Urb. Baviera Golf, Caleta de Vélez  Km. 272  -  45 euros morning,  38 euros afternoon

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Club el Candado .  A small 9 hole course with different levels.  Opened in 1992 it was designed by Fernandez Caleya - 2068 metres par 70

952 29 93 40 / 41 - Urb El Candado, Malaga - 23.74 euros all year round for a full day

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La Dama de Noche  was the first European club to open 24 hours a day. balls are easy to find and play is quick. Although most golfers prefer to play during the day, the course has an efficient lighting system which allows for play during the night under practically the same conditions as in the daytime. incorporating the latest in golf technology: the planting of new grass (Bermuda on the fairways and Penncross on the greens); lighting which conforms with american standards; waterproofed lakes; and plants and trees raised in the club´s own greenhouses. Although the course is confortable to play on, it´s not without its difficulties and a whole range of shots can be played.    2700 metres par 36

952 81 81 50  -  Camino del Angel S/N, Río Verde, Marbella  -  26 euros 9 holes daytime  -  48 euros night

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Guadalmina  can be described as a golf course with reasonably wide undulated fairways sweeping through recently developed urbanization's and villas.   Guadalmina Norte, opened in 1975 and designed by Folco Nardi, is probably the easier of the two golf courses although the fairways are more undulating and there are more water hazards and trees in play. 5766 metres  par 72

Guadalmina Sur opened in 1959. This course, designed by Javier Arana, is after Malaga Parador del Golf the oldest course at the Costa del Sol. The wide fairways and raised greens stretch out towards the beach..6021 metres  par 72

1 kilometre west of San Pedro de Alcántara

952 88 33 75  -  Urb.Guadalmina Alta, San Pedro Alcántra  -  South 120 euros  -  North  55 euros

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Guadalhorce  with its friendly family atmosphere is probably the main feature of this course. Located at 7 km from Málaga International Airport and inaugurated in 1990, it offers many additional features such as pools, tennis courts, paddle tennis, saunas and recreation areas. The design by Kosti Kuronen, clearly splits the course in two. The first nine has an English "parkland" type design, whereas the second has more elevated greens and hillier fairways, making play a little more difficult. 6194 metres, par 72

952 17 93 78 - Ctra. Cártama. Km , Campanillas 52 euros

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Cabopino  with 18 holes, par 71, very moderm designer, over viewing the sea and the Costa del Sol. Between Marbella, 12 km, and  metres   par Fuengirola, 15 km. Very easy access, the course is only some hundred meters from the road CN 340. Opened in March 2001.   5170 metres  par 71

Take the exit road at Km.195 from the N340 just west of Cabo Pino. Golf course app. 3 kms.

952 85 02 82  -  Artoloa Alta S/N, Marbella.  -  85 euros

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Estepona Golf  is privately owned by the Leader family whose policy is to concentrate on visiting golfers as a 'pay as you play' course. The 18 hole course, was designed by Jose Luis Lopez and first opened in 1989. The design uses the natural landscape which is set against the Sierra Bermeja mountain range, and enjoys sea views from most parts of the course. The fairways are wide and the greens large which provides a challenge for players of all levels, but doesn't penalise the average golfer. Playing the front nine you'll have the pleasure to play the longest hole in Spain, our third hole, a par 5 called the Ski Run which measures 568 metres from the white tees. There are many palms, eucalyptus and wild olive trees on the course, and players have a great opportunity to enjoy many rare species of wildlife, particularly on the second half   6001 metres  par 72

Located on the inland side of the main coastal road at Km. 150, just one mile from Estepona town centre

952 11 30 81  -  Arroyo Vaquero, CN 340. Km. 150, Estepona.  -  55 euros, 29 euros 9 holes

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Lauro Golf  is one of the new golf course in the Málaga area. Situated in the beautiful landscape of municipality of Alhaurin de la Torre, at 300 mts above sea level. Lauro Golf offers spectacular views of the valley of Málaga and the Mediterranean. Designed by Folco Nardi, Lauro Golf Has an 18 hole course and brand new 9 hole course. par 72

952 41 27 67 - Crta. de Coín, Km 77, Alhaurín de la Torre - 50 euros - Twilight 40 euros - Dark Twilight 30 euros

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Greenlife Golf opened in 2000 and is situated at the Costa del Sol in the Marbella region. The golf course is located in the Elviria hills east of Marbella.   This Greenlife Golf project offers a spectacular 9-hole short par 3 golf course and excellent practise facilities among which an electronic tilting tee system that allows you to practise all positions you might find yourself in on the actual course.  The length of the holes ranges from 88 to 169 metres, with 4,5 and 9 being the most difficult. This is a golf course of superb quality which runs between a pretty artificial lake and varied landscape boasting a wide variety of vegetation.

Turn off the main road about 10 kilometres east of Marbella. If you are going towards Málaga you will have to turn back by the Don Carlos hotel, take the exit for Elviria.  -  952 83 91 42  -  Urb. Elviria Hills, Marbella.  -  19 euros 9 holes  -  32 eurs 18 holes

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Los Flamingos  is situated in one of the most beautiful enclaves of Marbella. From each of its holes players will enjoy breath-talking views of the Mediterranean Sea and Africa. The Arroyo del Taraje stream passes throgh Flamingos Golf Club forming a lake wich constitutes a natural border of the course. Every detail has been taken of the 5.883m where cypress, oranges, olives, pines, carobs and chestnuts are the trees used to give each hole its own identity. The course has a great choice of play scenarios, ample greens, many of which take the dificulty from their undulation and their differents plantlife.  5883 metres,  par 72

952 88 91 57  -  CN340. Km. 166, Cancelada exit, Estepona.  -  96 euros,  18 euros par three

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Malaga Parador  Parador Málaga del Golf has a history that goes back to 1925 when it was founded by the Spanish Royal Family. Parador Málaga del Golf, the oldest golf course at the Costa del Sol, was designed by Tom Simpson who is particularly known for designing the famous golf courses Turnberry and Muirfield in Scotland. This Championship course can be described as partly a links course and partly a parkland course. It's here at parador del Golf where you will enjoy a multitude of exotic parakeets if you're lucky! The golf course has it's own character compared to most other courses at the coast and it is both a challenge for the experienced golfer and kindly for the less experienced between us. The golf course is still owned by the state and part of the Parador. 6204 metres par 72

Ctra. de Cádiz, Churriana crossroads, Malaga  -  52 euros

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Mijas Golf   is the busiest, most popular golf complex in Spain. The Los Lagos course is now twenty-five years old. Built by Robert Trent Jones the course, as its name implies, features water which comes into play on nine holes. The first, a par-5 dogleg left is, at 500 metres, long for an opening hole but Los Lagos has variety, wide fairways, plenty of trees and very little rough. The tenth and thirteenth tees stand side-by-side on a hill top. The tenth is the shorter hole with water on the right. The thirteenth is a par-5 down the same broad slope but now the water is on the left. All this can be seen on the GPS screens in the new fleet of EZ-Go buggies now ready to whisk you around the course.  6367 metres  par 71

The Los Olivos course has been completely rebuilt and planted with Bermuda 419. The old fourth which used to curve sharp right up to a raised green is now a straight hole. The greens have been enlarged by up to fifty percent. There are more and larger tees and the lake area around the sixth, seventh, eighth and eighteenth holes has been relined with white stone. The par-4 thirteenth has been straightened bringing the green into view from the tee and the fourteenth, par-3 has new high tees and a rebuilt green with new bunkers. Mijas Golf also has one of the best stocked golf shops on the Coast.  6009 metres  par 72

952 47 68 43  -  Camino Viejo de Coín, Km 3, Mijas Costa  -  69 euros

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Monte Mayor  nestling in the mountains of Benahavis Monte Mayor is one of Andalucia’s most spectacular Golf Courses. Designed by Jose Gancedo, it is a challenging proposition but, the quality of the Greens, the natural beauty of the situation and its quietness, will make your round of golf unforgettable.  5593 metres  par 71

Take the Benahavís road which begins at the Río Guadalmina, on the border between Marbella and Estepona, and after 3 kilometres you will come across a turnoff to the left. The course is about 5 kms from this crossroads, beyond the Marbella Club Golf Resort.

952 93 71 11  -  CN340. Entrance via Cancelada, Benhavñis.  -  90 euros including buggy

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Santa Clara  only opened in July 2001. The course is located only a couple of kilometres east of Marbella. This commercial course with little rough has been well-designed by Enrique Canales in true 'parkland style' so that wide fairways alternate with long par 3s and challenging drives over water hazards. Plush clubhouse frequented by the only entirely female team of caddy masters on the coast. Probably the most difficult hole is the long 8th (par 5 - 506 metres). With the tee-box positioned at the highest level of the course, the narrow fairway of this hole curves all the way downwards.  Santa Clara is designed accordance the latest USGA specifications of a Park-land course. Besides the huge river which is swirling across the whole course there are plenty of lakes, particularly the lake around the 18th green which is stunning, and an abundance of spectacular elevated greens. Destined to become one of the best-known of all the Costa del Sol Golf Courses
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Santa Maria   is located opposite Marbella's Hotel Don Carlos, Santa Maria's 18 holes layout of a projected 27 follows the contours of two valleys in which the natural vegetation, streams and four lakes form natural hazards.  The first nine holes are shorter but trickier than the back nine, which are faltter and have wide fairways. Players will find several holes particulary memorable: at the 7th the green is surrounded by bunkers and at the 11th there is a lake and a waterfall by the green.  Other features of Santa Maria are its magnificent clubhouse, its tennis courts and swimming pool, lawn bowls and, for those wishing extras tution, the Diego Morito Golf School which has one of the best reputations on the coast.  5622 metres  par 70

952 83 10 36  -  CN340, Km. 192,Urb Elviria, Marbella  -  69.5 euros

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San Roque Old Course  in the foothills of the Sierra Bermeja, where the mountains meet the sea, is a legendary home for European golf Created in 1990. Designed by Dave Thomas with bunkers redesigned by Seve ballesteros, The Old Course is rated amongst the finest in Europe. For many years it has played host to memorable moments for the young pretenders and old campaigners alike. The course's tight, sloping fairways are lined by mature cork oak trees - demanding straight, accurate driving. Strategic bunker placement and deceptive water hazards threaten all but the most precise approach shots. The greens are fast, contoured and true, rewarding well-judged putts and punishing anything else. Acknowledged for it's challenge throughout Europe, The Old Course provides a test for the very highest standard of golfer      6440 metres  par 72

956 61 30 30  -  CN 340. Km. 126.5, San Roque, Cádiz.  -  90 euros

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San Roque New Course  2002 saw work begin on the construction of The New Course - a second championship golf course at the Club. The new world class course - 6626 metres from the championship tees - aims to complement The Old Course, while presenting a very different challenge. The designs, by the renowned American course designer Perry Dye, incorporate the contours of the San Roque hills, giving golfers wonderful views to the Guadalquiton River and the Mediterranean Sea beyond. The idea was to create a new course that is a challenge for scratch and low handicap golfers but that is also possible for higher handicap players to enjoy. To that end each hole has five different tee positions and fairways that are wider than those on The Old Course. Nevertheless, these fairways are designed to reward canny tactics and skilful drive placement. Water hazards guard four of the greens, also defended by more than a hundred strategic bunkers, which lie in wait for wayward or ambitious drivers. The plentiful growth of mature cork oaks, San Roque's excellent weather, soil drainage and irrigation plus the expertise of our experienced team of green-keepers means that the club's new course - opened in 2003 - is expected to bed in quickly. It will then provide a thrilling alternative to the rigours of The Old Course. 6626 metres  par 72

956 61 30 30  -  CN 340. Km. 126.5, San Roque, Cádiz.  -  100 euros with buggy

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Torrequebrada  The 18 holes of Golf Torrequebrada are situated between the mediterranean sea and the mountains. It is rich in tropical vegatation and birds. The large number of lakes and strategic placed bunkers, every hole is a different experience for the player  5806 metres par 72

952 44 27 42 - Ctra. de Cádiz. Km 220, Benalmádena Costa  -  84 euros all year round

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Sotogrande  is recognised as one of Europe's foremost golf courses, there is little else we can say about the course that you don’t already know. A great course with its wide fairways and limited rough, it bears the unmistakable stamp of Robert Trent Jones. Enough said except that it is considered to be among the Top 100 Courses in the World and one of the 5 best in Europe.    6224 metres  par 72

956 78 50 14  -  Paseo del Parque S/N Sotogrande, Cádiz.  -  145 euros all year round

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Río Real Golf Club is situated in a very nice valley with sea views crossed by the Rio Real Creek that lent the course its name. Only 3 kms from Marbella, Javier Arana designed the course on the 60´s and it opened to the public in 1965.  It follows a gradual incline towards the sea but is otherwise flat. Golf here is a very pleasant experience, offering wonderful views, well established trees and much appreciated shade while the river intersects the course at various points. The dogleg 10th hole is a pretty par 4 leading to a spectacular 11th tee overlooking a green whose access lies across a ravine.  6057 metres  par 72

take the turnoff 3 kilometres from Marbella going towards Málaga. You can see the golf course from the road.  

952 76 57 33  -    Urb. Río Real,Ctra. de Cádiz, Km. 185, Marbella  -  85 euros

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La Quinta  is a test of stamina and accuracy from its elevated tees. The Golf School is on hand for those wishing to improve. A challenging course at the top of Marbella's golf valley inaugurated in 1989. Three nine-hole loops, played in different combinations, wind through a large real estate development. A technical course that reflects the designer Manuel Piñero's own playing characteristics in that it rewards accuracy rather than long hitting. A variety of hazards come into play from elevated tees with trees, water, sand and streams to negotiate before approaching a good proportion of raised greens.   AB 5742 metres  par 71  AC 5890 metres  par 71  BC  5864 metres  par 72

at km 143 on the 340 by the La Duquesa Marina.

952 76 23 90  -  Urb.  La Quinta, Benhavís.  -  79 euros -  50 euros 9 holes

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La Zagaleta  is the most exclusive private golf course on the Costa del Sol. The spectacular course and clubhouse are set away from the hustle and bustle and surrounded only by luxury villas. Every serious golfer would say, that to tee off at this course would be top of their wish list  6039 metres  par 72

952 85 54 53  -  Ctra.  de Ronda, kM. 38, Benhavñis.  -   Members Only.

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Los Naranjos Golf Club  is situated right in the heart of Europe´s golf eldorado on Costa del Sol in Spain - right in the middle of the wellknown Golf Valley of Marbella. Robert Trent Jones Sr designed and built the course in the middle of the 70´s and the beautiful club house was inaugurated in the end of 1991. A total length of more than 6.000 metres from the yellow tee, Par 72 , (and almost 6.500 metres from the white) makes Los Naranjos a challenge not only for the average player but even for the very best professionals!   6437 metres  par 72

Turn off the 340 at Puerto Banus in the direction of Nueva Andalucia.


952 81 52 06  -  Urb.  Nueva Andalucía, Marbella  -  80 euros

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Los Arqueros Golf Club  is an exciting course winding through two valleys that offer impressive views down to the coast. Designed by Ballesteros in 1991, the course appeals to attacking players prepared to make bold shots. Not very long, but sometimes tight with hazards constantly in play, which may lead to overcaution. Since its purchase by the Taylor Woodrow construction group, heavy investment has been made to improve course conditioning and remove the unfair punishment of slightly mishit shots. Visible from the Ronda road.   5874 metres  par 72

952 78 46 00  -  On the Ronda road Km. 42.9, San Pedro Alcántara  -  70 euros  -  40 euros 9 holes

Marbella Club  The Marbella Club Hotel is proud to present its recently completed 18 Hole Golf Course, designed by Dave Thomas. Situated only a 20 minute drive from the Hotel, amidst the hills of Benahavis, this magnificent golf course enjoys spectacular views of Gibraltar, the African Coastline, the Mediterranean and the surrounding mountains. The course is for the exclusive use of guests of the Marbella Club and Puente Romano Hotels plus property owners on the Resort. With limited play and twelve minutes between tee times, over-crowded rounds are not a concern and morning tee times are guaranteed.  5955 metres  par 72

952 83 05 00  -  Crta. de Cádiz, Km. 188, Marbella  -  70 euros

La Cala  The two golf courses at La Cala are the main attraction of the resort. Both, La Cala North (Par 73) and La Cala South (Par 72) have been designed by North American architect Cabell B. Robinson. In a difficult and winding area, as Robinson says, "the terrain for the La Cala course made it my most challenging course construction project". There is a clubhouse with its bar and pro shop, and the prestigious David Leadbetter Golf Academy, with a large driving range, surrounded by a Par 3 course. In the near future, 18 holes (also designed by Robinson) will be added to the facilities. 5966 metres par 72

952 66 90 33 - La Cala de Mijas, Mijas Costa - 66 euros

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La Siesta  is situated a few minutes drive from Marbella which has a large concentration of golf courses that, together with the area´s countryside, beaches and facilities constitute a great tourist attraction. Designed by Enrique Canales, La Siesta is a nine-hole course built around a residencial area. The distance from the tees to the greens differ considerably from hole to hole and, despite being a short course, golfers get the impression that they are playing on a much longer one. The course itself doesn´t present any problems. From the tee of 7th it´s possible to reach the green using a wood.  There is a wonderful view of the Mediterranean from the 9th, a must for the thousands of golfers who choose the Costa del Sol as their holiday destination.  1772 metres  par 72

952 93 33 62  -  Urb. Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas Costa  -  24 euros all year round

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Santana Golf  a new course just opened in 2004, set in 138 acres of picturesque parkland on a former avocado plantation between two rivers, Santana is an 18-hole course, par-72, measuring 6,306 metres (just under 7,000 yards) and sympathetically laid out by Cabell B. Robinson. The final result is a magnificent course with wide, well-defined fairways on level terrain, hence it is easily walkable. Water features play an important, albeit not excessive, part in the overall design. Each hole has a variety of tees, wide fairways plus very large and undulating greens protected by bunkers full of crushed marble in order to combat the double-edged sword presented by amateur golfers armed with the latest club technology.  6207 metres  par 72

Turn off the N340 at La Cala de Mijas, the golf course is about 4 kilometres

902 51 77 00  -  Ctra. La Cala-Entreríos, Valle del Golf de Mijas.  -  95 euros high,  60 euros low,  75 euros rest of year

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Miraflores Golf   is both beautiful and challenging, especially for those who enjoy their golf with elevated greens and water. Miraflores is one of the Costa del Sol's top leisure and resort developments. Located in the hills above Mijas Costa it offers breathtaking views of the countryside down to the sea. The course has a number of elevated greens which require some tough walking so a buggy is often a good idea. The 18th green is tricky with severe slopes. Watch out for the 15th hole, where water forms a moat around the green.  5510 metres  par 72

952 93 19 60  -  Ctra. de Cádiz, Km. 199, Mijas Costa  -  59 euros

La Duquesa Golf  is a demanding course with its abundant vegetation, difficult rough and large greenside bunker is another Trent Jones design. It requires strict concentration and straight drives. The front nine holes begin in a westerly direction and the double back to finish with a long par five. But watch out for the 8th, which although only 129 metres long from tee to green, has a vertical drop of 30 metres straight down. Players should take the wind into account, especially when the Poniente blowing from the west. Visitors can enjoy spectacular views over the Mediterranean to Africa. The large clubhouse has a bar/restaurant and extensive gym facilities  6054 metres  par 72

952 89 07 25  -  Urb. El Hacho, Manilva.  -  60 euros,  40 euros 9 holes

La Cañada Golf  is the only public golf course on the Costa del Sol. Situated close to Almenara in the Guadiara area it is fast becoming another favourite with our visiting and resident golfers. La Cañada was for many years just a 9 hole course, the first nine designed by Robert Trent Jones and opened in 1982. The new nine was designed by Dave Thomas and opened in 2001. It has lovely views across the Rio Guadiaro to the Mediterranean and Valderrama This golf course is not hilly, so if you enjoy golf without a buggy this is a good one to try.         5235 mteres  par 71

956 79 41 00  -  Ctra. de Guadiaro, Km. 1, Guadiaro, Cádiz.  -  48 euros,  27 euros 9 holes

El Coto de la Serena has nine short holes, dissected in places by various streams, adding a touch of freshness to the attractive surroundings. Designed by Pedro Morán in 1989 ideal for higher handicap players.   5593 metres  par 27.

952 80 47 00  -  CN340. Km. 163.5, Estepona  -  18 euros all year round

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El Paraiso  is a good holiday course in a valley surrounded by hills and an abundance of vegetation. The fast greens and palm-tree lined fairways were designed by Gary Player and offers a challenge to players of all levels. The course, set in Paraiso valley and traversed by streams, many of which are hidden, winds round two lakes and through hundreds of trees. The wide fairways are bordered bu heavy rough. The 6th hole is generally regarded as the best on the course, a par-five dogleg left where your drive must steer clear of two well-poitioned bunkers, left and right, and your second shot should be aimed to the left in order to avoid landing in the lake. The green has two tiers. 6116 metres  par 71

drive past San Pedro Alcantara at kilometre 167 of the 340 get into right lane 300 metres past the Diana shopping center and follow the signs for the golf course and the El paraiso hotel.

952 88 38 35  -  Ctra. de Cádiz, Km. 167, Estepona.  -  72 euros

Valderrama  with no hole of less than championship quality but it can be fully enjoyed by players of all handicaps, thanks to the genius of Robert Trent Jones, Senior, whom many consider the leading golf architect of his day   Valderrama is an extremely difficult and strategic course and is regarded the number one course in Europe and among the top courses worldwide. This 9-hole par 3 course was designed by Robert Trent Jones and Seve Ballesteros, top players have described it as thrilling and breathtaking, as there are so many water hazards and trees to add interest.    6356 metres par 71

956 79 12 00  -  Avda. de los Cortijos S/N, Sotogrange, San Roque, Cádiz,  -  220 euros all year round

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