A classic Costa del Sol golf tour in Benalmadena

On the southern coast of Spain, in the Costa del Sol, you will find Benalmadena. A beautiful sun-kissed town with picturesque beaches, good hotels and golf courses, perfect for you and your friends. Most of the hotels will offer beachside rooms that have amazing views and are just a quick walk to the popular beach and town centre and, a short drive to some of the best golf in southern Spain. Every golfer should consider a golf holiday in Benalmadena.

Why book a golf holiday to Benalmadena?

  • A Golfbreaks customer favourite for golf tours & nightlife
  • Perfect destination for a groups, with free places & buggies included
  • Championship Golf available at nearby Golf Torrequebrada & Santana Golf Club
  • Your golf tour made easy with golf shuttles provided by Golfbreaks!

Stay and play in luxury in Benalmadena

The Costa del Sol is synonymous with golf and every year attracts golfers from across Europe to play the superb golf courses, staying in quality accommodation, and it’s no different in Benalmadena.

Great golf courses are easily accessible from the beachside town and it’s a short drive to popular areas such as Malaga and Marbella.

Golf Torrequebrada is one course situated within Benalmadena locally known as ‘The Beast’, however, don’t let that put you off. This testing golf course is perfect for all skill levels and features several water hazards that help to create a unique experience from every tee. The course is also kept in good condition year-round and thanks to the southern Spanish climate, is playable throughout every month.

What makes a golf holiday in Benalmadena so special?

Benalmadena is located within the province of Malaga in the south of Spain. The excellent climate and tranquil surroundings have made this a popular holiday destination amongst golfers and non-golfers alike.

Malaga Airport is just 12km away, allowing easy access for travelling golfers, with all major airports in the UK flying to Malaga.

There is a wide range of excellent golf courses available to play, including the impressive Santana Golf & Country Club. This layout offers a great challenge, winding through avocado groves and views across the mountains that add to the beauty of the course.

The ideal climate in Benalmadena means the average temperature in winter is 17 degrees in winter and 30 degrees in summer, allowing golf to be played in idyllic conditions all year round. There is also a number of great beaches to enjoy when not on the course, providing the perfect place to relax in the sunshine.

Golf travel tips for Benalmadena.

Best month for golfing weather:


Best months for value:

March & October

Most popular months:

May & September

Our experts recommend:

September & November

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Enjoy a range of luxury and stylish accommodation

When it comes to accommodation, Benalmadena has a great variety to choose from.

Hotel Alay Benalmadena is located next to the marina and just 100 metres from the beach. This ideal location provides stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and in close distance to a range of bars and restaurants. The hotel is also just a short drive from courses such as Chaparral, Calanova and La Cala Golf; three of the finest options in the region.

Hotel Mac Puerto Marina is another excellent choice in central Benalmadena, boasting a range of excellent facilities including a large outdoor swimming pool perfect for relaxing after a day on the golf course.

If you prefer studio or apartment style accommodation, we also have you covered. Sol Timor Apartments offers excellent value for your group in prime location. Stay on a self-catering or bed & breakfast basis, the choice is yours.

Each of the accommodation options in Benalmadena provides a unique experience, with each located within close proximity to some great golf courses and a range of restaurants and bars.

Why book with us?

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