Book your next golf adventure in sunny Marbella
With one of the widest selections of golf courses in Spain and a fantastic golfing climate due to its Southerly location, Marbella is amongst our most popular golfing destinations in Europe. Favourite resorts here include Westin La Quinta, Sol Marbella Estepona Atalaya Park, Hotel Guadalmina Spa & Resort and Los Monteros. In addition to the onsite courses, the area also boasts spectacular standalone options such as Marbella Golf & Country Club, Los Naranjos and Santa Maria Golf & Country Club.
Why play golf in Marbella?
- The 'Glamour' of the Costa del Sol
- Less than 40 minutes from Malaga Airport
- Great golf tour & nightlife options in Marbella & Puerto Banus
- Championship Golf at nearby Rio Real, Los Naranjos & Flamingos Golf
- Westin La Quinta - high class resort only 10 minutes from Marbella
- Easy golf shuttles provided by Golfbreaks
Packed with variety, golf in Marbella has it all
The 27-holes of fabulous golf at The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa are tough to beat. Designed by former Ryder Cup player Manuel Piñero, each loop of 9 holes blends into the natural landscape, providing panoramic views of Marbella’s golf valley. With this fantastic layout, just a stone’s throw from your hotel room at this 5* resort, everything you could ever need from a golf break is never more than a 7-iron away!
A short drive towards the coast from The Westin La Quinta and overlooking miles of golden sands, Hotel Guadalmina Spa & Golf Resort puts you right in the heart of the action. It’s two courses, The North Course and The South Course, offer some of the best array of golf in the Costa del Sol. The latter is the second oldest course on the coast and a real test of accuracy as you wind through its tree-lined fairways. Whilst slightly easier on paper, The North Course features more water hazards as the Guadalmina River meanders its way through this exciting layout.
Designed by the late-great Seve Ballesteros, the Par-71 parkland layout at Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club is set in the marvellous surroundings of the Rhonda Hills. With fantastic views over the Mediterranean coastline, this peaceful setting is an idyllic backdrop for your golf in Marbella.
Those looking for a real treat, simply must check out Finca Cortesin. Widely considered one of the best courses in Spain, this immaculately manicured golf course is the longest on the coast when played from the back tees. With no hole like another, this fabulous Cabell Robinson design is rightly sought out by golfers from across the continent, and with a stunning 5* hotel located onsite, there’s even more time to squeeze in an extra round!
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Popular golf destinations in Marbella
Why Marbella is a must-visit golfing destination
Marbella is a popular tourist spot within the south of Spain, with great shopping, amazing nightlife, sandy beaches and some of the best golf that Europe has to offer.
Combining a cosmopolitan yet traditional Andalusian way of life, Marbella is rich in culture and history. There is a wide range of impressive golf courses to choose from including the excellent Finca Cortesin Golf Club. This club boasts an immaculately manicured 18-hole championship layout and has earned the impressive accolade of becoming a ‘European Tour Destination’, with its rolling fairways and challenging holes winding through the Spanish hills offering beautiful views throughout the round.
The climate within Marbella is ideal for both golf and relaxation, with sun regularly shining even in the winter months. Marbella is just a 35-minute drive to Malaga Airport which most major UK airports fly to, allowing easy access for travelling golfers.
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Stay in luxury and stylish accommodation in Marbella
The range of accommodation on offer within Marbella allows golfers to pick and choose the perfect location and style for their golf holiday.
Rio Real Golf Hotel Marbella 4* is a favourite amongst golfers offering a luxury boutique feel and boasting outstanding views over the on-site golf course. The excellent Rio Real Golf Course provides world-class golf on your doorstep, alongside the range of extensive facilities that include swimming pools, tennis courts and beauty salon that have made this hotel so popular.
Los Monteros Hotel & Spa 5*, ideally located just three miles from downtown Marbella, provides an equally great option for a golf holiday, located in idyllic surroundings with a range of excellent golf courses on its doorstep. The hotel is just 600 metres from the golden sand beaches of the Costa Del Sol, the perfect place for golfers to unwind and relax after a day on the course.
The range of great accommodation options supports the belief that Marbella is regarded as one of the best destinations for a golf holiday in Europe.