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9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

9 best golf courses on the Costa del Sol

Let's talk about the 9 best golf courses on the Costa del Sol, also known for its perfect climate, makes Marbella an ideal place for the practice of the sport of holes.

The south of Spain has high quality courses, very well designed, providing spectacular sea views, to the mountains, Gibraltar or the African coast. This is why Marbella attracts golfers all year round.

In Marbella we enjoy an ideal microclimate to play golf. Marbella has 300 sunny days, three restaurants with Michelin Star. Its perfect location between the sea and Sierra Blanca mix the warmth of the sun with the breeze and the freshness of the sea while you play a few holes.

With more than 70 fields, in particular there are 14 fields within the municipality, made up of eight golf clubs 18 holes, one of 27 holes, two fields of 18 holes and three of nine holes, is the destination in continental Europe with the highest concentration of golf courses.

Marbella is the perfect combination of good weather, beautiful beaches and picturesque golf courses that make it the ideal place to own a property.

In this article we list some of the main golf courses that stand out the most on the Costa del Sol:

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Real Club de golf Las Brisas​

Founded in 1968, the Real Club de Golf Las Brisas is recognized as one of the best golf courses not only in Spain, but also of Europe. This course regularly organizes regional and national competitions and has hosted the World Golf Championship twice..

The landscape of the course is strategically designed so that the difficulty gradually increases from the hole 3.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Aloha Golf Club

Aloha Golf Club is one of the three best golf courses in Nueva Andalucía along with Las Brisas and Los Naranjos. One of the best golf course designers in Spain, Javier Arana, has created a unique landscape.


Aloha Golf Club usually holds world championships, as the Spanish Amateur, the Spain-England Amateur and the Open de Andalucía European PGA Tour.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Los Naranjos Golf Club

Los Naranjos Golf Club is located in the golf valley of Nueva Andalucía, close to Puerto Banus and Marbella. This field occupies the position 19 among the 100 best courses in southern Spain, and has been a frequent venue for the world golf championships since its founding in 1977.

The highlight of the club is a restaurant with premium cuisine and fantastic views from the terrace. It also has a golf shop, hairdressing salon and beauty salon.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Real Club de Golf Guadalmina

The Real Club de Golf Guadalmina is one of the most traditional golf clubs in Marbella, was founded in 1959. The club includes the south course and the north course with 18 holes each. The most experienced golfers come here to test their expertise.

Players are especially pleased with the hole area 10. There is the most striking view of the surroundings of Nueva Andalucía.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

La Quinta Golf

The club of La Quinta was built in 1989 in a residential area of Nueva Andalucía. features 27 holes in total, and the entire route is divided into three zones of 9 holes each. The course is not very long and has areas of greater to lesser difficulty so La Quinta Golf is ideal for both beginners and experts in this sport.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Santa Clara Golf

Santa Clara Golf is one of the most current clubs in Marbella, because it opened its doors in 2001.

Golfers claim that the practice area is one of the best in Marbella.

Santa Clara Golf will delight its customers with a local restaurant, a luxury boutique, golf school and a repair shop for golf equipment and carts.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Finca Cortesin

Finca Cortesin is located in Casares, between Estepona and Sotogrande. The course is one of the longest in Europe. There are more than 100 Bunkers, many complex rafts and other obstacles.

One of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world took place here, the Volvo World Match Play. According to Golf Digest magazine, Finca Cortesin is one of the best golf courses in Spain, occupying the fifth place in Spain and the 25 of Europe.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Flamingos Golf

The Flamingos Golf course enjoys a dreamlike atmosphere mixing a natural environment with the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea. The greens are quite peculiar so some precision is demanded of the players.

It has three courses: Flamingos Golf, Alferini Golf and Tramores Golf, in addition to Tramores Golf Academy by Michael Campbell, europe's only school specialising in short play and personalised lessons.

9 best golf courses in La Costa del Sol

Atalaya Golf & Country Club

Atalaya Golf & Country Club se inauguró en Benahavis, between Marbella and Estepona. It has two golf courses. The Old course was designed by Bernard von Limburger in 1968, is one of the oldest and most prestigious golf courses on the Costa del Sol. The New course was inaugurated in the year 1990 and was designed by Paul Krings.

Something very peculiar about this golf course is that the Tee of the hole 1 is the roof of the cafeteria, which makes it very picturesque.