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Golfing on the Costa del Sol – What are you waiting for?

Imagine if you will, your absolute perfect day out golfing; now, think of the perfect golfing conditions and make out your top 5 list. Is Marbella and the Costa del Sol one of them? If not, it probably should be; Marbella conditions for golfing are warm, dry and sunny over 300 days a year. With summer officially over, and the heat subsiding, an ideal climate is on the horizon ready to kick off golf season here on the Costa del Sol.

Why choose Marbella for your next golfing holiday?

If you’ve never been to the Costa del Sol for a golfing holiday, it’s high time you learned what your missing. Marbella is located in the heart of the Costa del Sol and is considered by many to be the golfing capital of Europe. Each year thousands land here to fulfill through golfing dreams, and to play on some of the most prestigious golf courses in the world. You not only get luxury while visiting Marbella, you get the Marbella lifestyle that comes with it.

Golfing Costa del Sol 2014

Marbella is in the province of Malaga, located at the southern tip, which is why the climate is so wonderfully perfect. It of course is a popular tourist destination not only for golf enthusiasts, but for its beaches, cuisine and ancient culture. But for golf enthusiasts, you are treated to an array of options, and you will find more than a dozen top-class golf courses with programmes that suit all levels of play; so even if you are just beginning, Marbella is the perfect place to learn and love.

Golf by the Sea

Whether you are a beginner or expert, Marbella is the perfect choice for a variety of reasons besides perpetual sunshine. Imagine playing on the green with views of the Mediterranean sea? It’s a sight that has to be seen in person to be truly appreciated. There are literally all kinds of 9 and 18 golf courses, like the popular courses of Golf Rio Real, Cabopino Golf, Marbella Golf, Country and Guadalmina Golf Club, Monte Paraiso Golf and much more.

Quality takes over quantity on the Costa del Sol, and international prestige is the real name of the game over here. One shining example is the Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, which was named the best European resort in 2008. If you can believe it, the green is actually inside the hotel! Or how about Las Brisas Royal Golf Club – the best place to play for experts because it requires very precise strokes.

La Brias Royal Golf Club, Marbella Spain

It’s pretty much official over here, Marbella and the Costa del Sol is the European hot spot for golfing, no wonder it’s also referred to as the Golf Coast! Let’s get down right to it, and point you in a few directions before your next visit to Marbella. In Marbella, you are presented with over 60 courses to choose from, and the only real issue you will face is choosing the right one.
Here is a small list to get you started for beginners…

La Quinta Golf situated in Marbella is a prime location for any beginner. If you’re an avid golfer who wants to share the sport with the entire family, La Quinta offers impressive packages for children ages 7 to 17. The course was founded in 1990, and is headed by Manuel Pinero.


Another equally impressive academy is Miraflores Golf, which is located in the heart of Costa del Sol. The view of the sea is enough to reel in the tourist each year. Here you can eat, drink and play taking in the surrounding landscapes. The best part is you don’t have to be a member to enjoy everything Miraflores has to offer.

If you want a famous name to go with your golf holiday, Leadbetter Golf academy is a great choice. David Leadbetter academies are located throughout the world and it only makes sense to have a prime location in South of Spain. Situated about 20 minutes from Malaga Airport is La Cala Golf Resort, one of the largest golf complexes on the coast.

Costa Golf Academy is another great place to get started or just improve. They offer ‘golf clinics’ for those wishing to improve their skills. This is one of the best academies on the coast if you are looking for private lessons as well. Each course in Andalucía has its own unique appeal but they share one very special attribute – pure sunshine. If there is one true enemy of Golf it definitely has to be the rain. Golfing in Andalucía, no matter what course you choose promises lots of sunshine and even better views.


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