The perfect golf weekend in sunny Benidorm

Benidorm is at the forefront of British minds for a sunny escape to Spain or lively stag-do golf weekend.

Although the golf here isn’t as well-known as its affordable holiday prices, but don’t be fooled, Benidorm has a lot to offer golfers and has a range of top-notch courses to quench your golfing appetite. Plus, with an array of fantastic hotels to choose from, a golf holiday to Benidorm fits every budget.

Why book a golf holiday to Benidorm?

  • Great destination for groups looking to mix golf & nightlife
  • Home to one of Spain's top golf resorts, Melia Villaitana
  • Visit the quieter areas of Benidorm Old Town & Altea
  • Seven great golf courses within 45 minutes
  • Only a 2 hours 30 minute flight from the UK
  • Regular & affordable flights from most UK airports

Play the top courses in Benidorm

Benidorm is a secret haven for golf enthusiasts who are on a budget. The city has some exceptional golf courses, set against picturesque landscapes, that will provide a challenge for golfers of all levels. Let's delve into our curated list of the best golf courses in Benidorm.

  • Levante Course, Melia Villaitana

The Levante Course at Melia Villaitana is a true masterpiece designed by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus. This championship par 72 course stretches over 7,000 yards from the back tees, offering a challenging yet rewarding experience.

The Levante Course is known for its wide fairways and meticulously maintained greens, which are characteristic of Nicklaus' design philosophy. Golfers will be captivated by the stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and the imposing Finestrat Mountains, making every round here a great sight as well as a test of skill. If you're looking for the best golf courses in Benidorm, the Levante Course should be at the top of your list.

  • Poniente Course, Melia Villaitana

For those seeking a more relaxed round, the Poniente Course at Melia Villaitana is the perfect choice. This par 72 executive course, measuring 7,000 yards, is designed for a leisurely game without compromising on the quality of the golfing experience.

Featuring a mix of par 3s and short par 4s, the Poniente Course is ideal for beginners or those looking to hone their new skills.

  • La Finca Golf Course, La Finca Resort

Just a 40-minute drive from Benidorm, the La Finca Golf Course in Alicante is an exceptional layout created by the renowned designer Pepe Gancedo. This championship course is designed for tournament play, featuring numerous natural hazards and hidden challenges that test golfers' strategic skills.

The course's design incorporates the natural contours of the terrain, creating a seamless blend with the surrounding landscape. La Finca is known for its pristine conditions and challenging inland links layout, making it a must-play for serious golfers seeking a top-tier golfing experience near Benidorm. For those looking to expand their golf in Benidorm experience, La Finca is an excellent choice.

  • Alicante Golf Club

The immaculate Seve Ballesteros design incorporates 5 large lakes, which come into play on 12 of the 18 holes. Spread around the relatively level terrain that has been moulded with slight mounds and hollows. All of these characteristics add to the enjoyment and challenge of playing on a course that is a fair test for players of all levels. Alicante Golf Club is an interesting design with ample opportunities to score a birdie, all just 30 minutes from Benidorm to elevate your golf break.

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The BEST hotels in Benidorm

Benidorm, a vibrant gem on Spain's Costa Blanca, is renowned for its stunning beaches, lively nightlife, and, notably, its exceptional hotels. For those seeking the best après-golf holiday or an affordable golf weekend, Benidorm offers a selection of top-class hotels that cater to every golfer's need. Let's explore the best hotels in Benidorm.

  • Melia Villaitana Benidorm

Melia Villaitana Benidorm offers great accommodation overlooking two superb golf courses on Spain’s sun-drenched landscape. The resort is a mix of classic Mediterranean design and luxurious modern comforts. The 356 spacious rooms and suites are decorated in a traditional and rustic style. Each room boasts stunning views of the mountains, pool, sea, or golf course, ensuring a picturesque stay.

  • Melia Benidorm

Melia Benidorm provides guests with a vast range of facilities and is perfectly situated in the centre of Benidorm. This prime location places guests near two incredible golf courses, making it the perfect choice for a golfing trip to the Spanish coast.

The hotel offers 526 Mediterranean themed rooms, which have stunning views of the lagoon like swimming pool and beautiful hotel gardens, all come equipped with amenities such as air conditioning and a 32” television.

  • The Sol Pelícanos Ocas

The Sol Pelícanos Ocas is located in the heart of Benidorm, minutes from the beach renowned for its crystal clear water and white sand. The hotel is perfect for groups and golf society tours being one of the largest capacity hotels in Benidorm with 748 rooms and five pools allowing guests to relax.

Sol Pelícanos Ocas boasts two excellent restaurants on site; the more popular of the two is the Pelícanos restaurant, a buffet style service with a hidden Italian corner serving up all your Italian favourites. It also has a Betty’s Kitchen theme in the summer season serving international and regional cuisine.

Golf travel tips for Benidorm

Best months for golfing weather:

March - June & September - November

Best month for value:


Most popular month:


Our experts recommend:

May & September

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Things to do in Benidorm

Benidorm is an ideal destination for a stag-do golf trip, offering a myriad of experiences beyond its stunning golf courses. Benidorm is perfect for those seeking adventure, nightlife, or a relaxing time by the pool during their Benidorm golf holiday. From lively bars to thrilling adventures, Benidorm has something for everyone.

  • Nightlife

Benidorm is famous for its nightlife, making it an ideal destination for a stag do weekend or just a fun night out after a day on the greens.

Visit the lively Levante Beach area to enjoy popular spots like Café Benidorm and the Western Saloon, or opt for an upscale experience at Penelope Benidorm. For a relaxed evening, sip cocktails at beachfront bars like Tiki Beach and KU Lounge.

  • For Thrill Seekers

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Benidorm offers plenty of exciting activities. Experience the exhilaration of Terra Mitica, a large theme park with thrilling rides and entertaining shows.

Within Benidorm you can cool off at Aqualandia, one of Europe’s largest water parks, featuring slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers. You can also take advantage of Benidorm's beautiful coastline with water sports like jet skiing and parasailing.

  • Sightseeing

Golfers can wonder through the charming Old Town with its narrow streets and quaint shops, and visit the famous Balcon del Mediterraneo for stunning sea views. You can take a day trip to the Guadalest Valley to explore its medieval castle and museums, or spend a relaxing day discovering wildlife at Terra Natura zoo.

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