Located in Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, you are sure to find sun and warm temperatures at any time of the year in Spain. The great weather, superb visibility, lack of wind and pleasant climate are perfect for playing golf. In addition, this country has excellent communications: you can easily travel from one region to another and there are numerous golf courses just a few kilometers from the main international airports.
What a magical land for golf, Spain has become such an amazing golf destination and it is remarkable how it has continued to expand over the last years. By the mid-1990s, everyone thought of just one destination and that was the of course the Costa del Sol however there are so many more options in other parts of Spain.
Whether you enjoy the Catalan style in the regions of Costa Brava region with unspoiled rugged coastlines and sandy cove beaches or the rocky rugged arid regions of Almeria or Murcia, further south where there are some cracking palm tree or desert style golf courses. Plus of course the remarkable new Nicklaus Golf Trail which is getting bigger by the month.
Whether you prefer the Costa Blanca to the Costa del Sol, comparing Benidorm to Marbella is impossible of course, but Costa Blanca has some beautiful white sand beaches, far superior to the Costa del Sol. Whilst the Costa Del Sol has the remarkable La Cala a 54 hole complex and the superb Almenara complex at Sotogrande including the classy La Reserva , complimented by some little gem boutique golf hotels at Finca Cortesin and Los Flamingos .
Finally, if you are seeking the real Spain and the very heart of Andalucia pop down to Alcaidesa Links, which is back to its very best. Travel that extra 90 minutes by plane down to the Canaries, which may be more expensive year round, but guarantee a wonderful year round temperature of no less than 23 degrees and choose between Tenerife or Gran Canaria.
If golf is your passion, you have come to the best region in Spain for this sport. You can enjoy the sun and the golf in Costa del Sol all year round making it perfect for you golf holidays.
Being able to play our magnificent golf courses in any season is an absolute gift for golf lovers.
It hardly rains here and there is usually little wind. This makes Costa del Sol one the best golf destinations for you to improve your handicap.
From the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea, Andalusia offers a host of golf courses with top-notch facilities and surroundings that are worth visiting in their own right. Here you will always have an exceptional golfing partner: the Sun.
The Costa Blanca is a real paradise for golf lovers. It has become one of the leading International golf destinations all year round, thanks to the exceptional climate with over 300 sunny days a year, and the easy access from the main tourist markets.
The golf courses have first-rate facilities and are generally sited on the coast close to the main tourist resorts making it perfect for golf holidays.
There are currently over 15 courses along the Costa Blanca, all located less than a 45 minutes drive from El Altet airport. Some of the facilities have been designed by top golfers such as Severiano Ballesteros.
Golf currently attracts over half a million visitors to our province and it’s expected to become even more popular.Book Costa Blanca tee times
Tenerife has been claimed as of Europe's best golf destinations and the most popular on the Canary Islands due to its warm climate, offering a wide selection of high quality golf courses for all level of golfers with the majority of them laid out within close proximity of the major Holiday resorts of Playa Las Americas and Adege. The sunshine island of Tenerife is the ideal destination for a winter golfing holiday.
One of the things about Tenerife which makes it such a great golf holidays destination is the fact that everything is so close by. A golfer could play a leisurely round in the north of the island, have a relaxing lunch and there will be still plenty of time to head south and tee off for an afternoon round at any of the island south courses.
With only a few days rainfall per year, Tenerife is the ideal place to play golf all year around, Summer or Winter.Book Tenerife tee times
The finest weather adds to the island’s strong golf tradition, born in the 19th century with the opening of Spain’s first golf course in Gran Canaria, in 1891. Six generations afterwards, Gran Canaria remains one of the main golf destinations for thousands of Europeans. Ideal climatic conditions allow the possibility of practicing your favorite sport 365 days a year.
But Gran Canaria’s golf experience is not just tradition; the island boasts eight magnificent golf courses that are spread out over its territory. These courses were designed by professionals and experts do not hesitate in affirming that they are some of the best in Spain. Here, you will find golf courses that are veritable oasis of tranquility, where you can enjoy the calm and peacefulness that you need to improve your game, or simply to play your favorite sport.
With year round spring-like weather Gran Canaria is the ideal location for golf holidays.Book Gran Canaria tee times
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and one of the most popular holiday destinations in Spain, known for its lively beaches, sunny weather, Gothic architecture, harbours, villages and blue Mediterranean coastline. There are also many adventure and water activities, rich delicacy of food and its rich in its cultural heritage.
The climate in Mallorca is perfect for golf, with hot summer sun but refreshing sea breezes, little rain, mild winters and an average yearly temperature of 21 degrees. The scenic beauty and rugged features of the islands landscape gives to the two dozens of local golf courses an extra appeal and added challenge for even the keenest of golfers.
Though not a traditional golfing destination, Majorca has now become a serious competitor of the Costa’s of mainland Spain and also of the Algarve (Portugal) thanks to good standard golf courses and very reasonable green fees.Book Mallorca tee times
The Region of Murcia is one of Europe’s new golf destinations where enthusiasts and professional golfers can play on top quality courses in a radius of 50Km. This is a destination that has plenty to offer in terms of amenities and facilities, and if you fancy spending some time playing golf you will certainly not be disappointed with the local courses. The excellent weather combined with the quality of the golf courses makes Murcia a fantastic option for a golf holiday and an attractive alternative to the better known and busier golf destinations like the Costa del Sol and Algarve.
Murcia truly is a golfers’ paradise. If you enjoy playing Golf in Spain then you will enjoy Murcia, as it is fast becoming one of the best Golf destinations in Europe. Everyone who wants to get pleasure from some of the most beautiful championship courses in Spain, with the most spectacular panorama and magnificent warm climate all year round, then Murcia is the place for them.Book Murcia tee times
Cadiz has built up a considerable reputation among golfers, with a wide choice of excellent and great value golf courses to play such as the Montecastillo, Novo Sancti Petri, Costa Ballena and Sherry Golf. Some of them have been the venue for many International PGA Golf Tournaments.
Cadiz is an exceptional and unique area, whose qualities will delight those people seeking tourism that reflects true cultural, festive and ecological values, together with the authentic and essentially Andalusian customs and monuments.
It is a golfer’s paradise with lots of golf courses and long sunny days, boasting over 3,200 hours of sunshine per year which makes Cádiz a perfect winter golf destination. It hardly rains here and there is usually little wind. Cádiz may as well be one the best golf destinations for you to improve your handicap.Book Cadiz tee times
This area of Spain is growing rapidly yet Ayamonte continues to retain its charm and throughout the year plays host to a number of carnivals and fiesta. Seville just over an hour's drive and Faro no more than 45 minutes drive there is excellent access to this region of Spain. Ayamonte's narrow streets can be problematic if you take the car yet you could easily lose yourself for a few hours if you're happy to explore on foot, certainly the best way to experience the Spanish culture.
Here may be less golfing options, but the green fees are relatively reasonably priced in this southern region of Spain.
Being close to the Algarve, you get the choice of even more championship courses, and a good selection of reasonably priced accommodation. From here it is an easy day trip to the more popular courses nearby.Book Costa de la Luz tee times
The province of Almeria is known as the warmest, driest and sunniest corner of Europe and it may very well be the place for your next golf holiday.
Golfing visitors to this area could be forgiven for believing they have witnessed a mirage or two in recent times when stumbling across emerald green golf courses in the middle of the Almanzora Desert.
Almeria has some of the most stunning and original golf courses in Spain from Desert Springs, which is the only Arizona desert style golf course in Europe to the oasis of Valle del Este.
Golf courses are less crowded and less expensive than those of the longer established golf holiday destinations such as the Costa del Sol or the Algarve.