With endless sunshine, beautiful beaches and stunning landscapes, who wouldn’t want to play golf in Spain? With some of the best golf resorts in Europe, Spain has long been a favourite destination for golfers, and so the country offers some of the best golfing resorts in the world. Read on for a guide to three of the best golfing resorts in Spain, from five star luxury to good value.
Abama Golf & Spa Resort, Tenerife
This stunning five star hotel is located on the beach in Guia de Isora, a secluded and exclusive area of the island of Tenerife. This course is very far from rough and ready; immaculate greens, carpet like fairways, 22 lakes and white sand bunkers all next to the sparkling blue Atlantic make this is a magical experience for anyone. Electric golf buggies, the most stylish clubhouse you’ve ever seen, a shop stocked with professional equipment, and a golf academy all add up to golfing heaven. With Moorish influenced style, two Michelin starred restaurants, botanic gardens, a luxury spa, secluded beach, outdoor swimming pools and a choice of rooms or private villa’s, this award winning Golf Resort provides a true oasis of exclusive tranquillity for golfers and non-golfers alike.
Barcelo Montecastillo Golf Resort, Cadiz
Also a five time venue for the Volvo Masters, this course offers the best value for money amongst the golf resorts of Spain. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this demanding 18 hole course offers some challenging holes amidst stunning scenery. The 400 acres of land surrounding the hotel are very near to the historic town of Jerez, famed for its fine wines, sherries and tradition of dressage. Ideal for the real sports enthusiast, there is also a huge range of golfing practice facilities, a jogging track, renovated spa, large tennis courts, FIFA standard football pitches and gym. With a vast range of rooms, suites and villa’s, you also have ample choice as to the level and cost of accommodation you need.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa, Marbella
Not only a luxury five star hotel located on the Costa Del Sol,Â Finca Cortesin boasts a Championship Golf Course, which hosted the Volvo World Match Play Tournament from 2009-2012. Located between Sotogrande and Marbella, and set in 530 acres of beautiful rolling scenery, the golf course is considered one of the best in Spain. The course is also one of the biggest at 7,000m in length, making it one of the longest courses in Europe, so you’ll need to pack your!
The Hotel includes three incredible restaurants – one of which is Michelin starred, an indoor pool and spa with snow sauna, and 67 luxurious suites overlooking the ocean. And if you want to improve your game, you can always book into ever popular Golf Academy, which employs the learning methods of the legendary Jack Nicklaus. This technique is suitable for players of all levels, making this the ideal place for players of any ability. So both professional and leisure golfers can enjoy the varied facilities available at this hotel.