Discover the wonderful Spanish culture playing some of best course designs in Europe
Spain has long been a favoured destination for British golfers and it’s no secret why, with a warm continental climate, beautiful beaches, high-end hotels, a delightful culture and unbeatable golf courses, golf in Spain is always a treat. The opportunity to play on exceptional courses extends to the whole of Spain, however particular attention should be drawn to the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, Costa de la Luz, Murcia, Costa Brava, Costa Dorada and Costa Almeria, all of which have courses of fantastic repute for golfers of all abilities.
Why play golf in Spain?
- Fantastic golfing climate all year round
- World class golf resorts and courses
- Choice for all levels of golfer and budget
- Delicious Spanish cuisine of tapas and seafood
- Huge selection of golf tours with nightlife
- City & golf breaks in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville & Valencia
Popular golf destinations in Spain
The powerhouse of European golf
Spain is well-known for being a true powerhouse and advocate of golf across continental Europe, producing golf legends like the great Seve Ballesteros and Miguel Angel Jimenez, as well as numerous other top-quality pros like Sergio Garcia.
It is unsurprising to see Spain produce such top talent when you learn of the supreme quality of courses available in Spain, with big hitters like PGA Catalunya, Valderrama and the classic South Course at La Manga Club.
The well-known Costa del Sol has a great reputation for holidays, although is now quickly becoming known not only for its sun, sea and sangria but for its quality golf too, with resorts like La Cala leading the way.
Spain is also home to some of Europe’s up-and-coming golf destinations, with the likes of Majorca and Salou quickly gaining a strong reputation amongst golfers for the championship courses on offer.
A golf holiday hotspot
With hundreds of fantastic hotels, golf courses and resorts to choose from across the country, it’s little wonder Spain is one of Europe’s leading golf destinations. From the laid-back lifestyle of Murcia, wonderful climate of Seville, to the golden sandy beaches of the Canary Islands, there’s something for everyone in Spain.
Experience great value tours and a huge array of courses in Marbella or Benalmadena, on the sun-soaked coastline of Costa Del Sol. For those looking for quality and choice, Majorca is a very attractive alternative to mainland Spain. It’s easy to see why when the stars of the show are Son Gual and Club de Golf Alcanada, both ranked highly in the top 100 courses in Continental Europe.
Those looking for a city golf holiday, our packages to Barcelona, Seville, Madrid and Murcia enable you to combine visiting one of Spain’s must-visit cities with golf at several prestigious courses. If you’re on the hunt for a winter golf holiday, the south of Spain experiences a warm Mediterranean climate, suitable for all-year-round golf travel.
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Most popular golf holidays in Spain
Play top luxury resorts
When it comes to accommodation, Spain has it all. For those golfers looking to combine great golf with high-end accommodation, outstanding facilities and exclusive added value, then Spain offers an enormous selection of resorts.
The luxurious Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa resort in Costa del Sol is the perfect choice for those wanting the tranquillity of a five-star destination but also the option of venturing out to the nearby lively hub of Puerto Banus. La Cala Resort, nestled 15 minutes from the coastline in the Mijas mountains, is a fantastic alternative.
Located just outside Huelva on Spain’s southern coast, the five-star El Rompido Golf & Spa Resort enjoys a special coastal landscape, two championship courses and an all-inclusive offering. In Murcia, La Manga Club is home to everything you need for a luxurious, relaxing, fun-filled golf holiday and has recently been crowned as Europe’s leading sports resort.
Attractions, activities, beaches & more
It’s not just the excellent golf that draws golfers to Spain year after year, but the endless list of activities, attractions and things to do off the course.
From pristine beaches, delicious food, culture and nightlife, there is so much to keep families, couples and groups of golfers entertained all day and night. Southern Spain’s coastal resorts of Marbella and Malaga are famous for their lively nightlife, and the emerging golf destinations of Costa Blanca and Costa Daurada, including Salou’s PortAventura Theme Park, have entertainment to match.
For a mix of delicious Mediterranean cuisine and Spanish culture, the cities of Seville and Palma, Majorca are hard to beat!