If travelling is supposed to be good for your health, then travelling for sports might as well be doctor’s orders! Costa del Sol is a popular destination for golf lovers, mainly because of its year-round warm weather and its wide variety of golf schools, clubs and courses.Ready to visit a dream destination that’s known for some of Europe’s best golfing? Look no further than the five Costa del Sol golf hotels listed below.
Finca Cortesin Hotel
Sitting in Casares, between Marbella and Sotogrande, the Finca Cortesin Hotel is one of the top 50 hotels in the world. (And it has an 18-hole golf course that Golf Digest Magazine ranked as one of the best in Spain!) With its Andalusian-style architecture, dreamy rooms, impressive gardens, beautiful wellness area, four swimming pools, exclusive beach club and everything from well-appointed suites to elegant private villas, this is one place you’ll never want to leave.
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The Westin La Quinta Golf & Spa
The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa can be found in the “golf valley” of Marbella, a unique destination for golf aficionados. With a beautiful backdrop of mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, this hotel is home to one of the most exclusive golf clubs in Costa del Sol: a private, 27-hole course with an onsite golf academy, a restaurant and a retail shop. The actual golf course was designed by three-time World Champion and Ryder Cup winner Manuel Piñero, and it’s adapted to accommodate all skill levels. Adding to its allure, the 170-room hotel comes with idyllic views of Spain and the onsite Heavenly Spa by Westin.
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Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Golf Club
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort is a stunning hotel with 130 rooms, suites and villas; three 18-hole golf courses; four restaurants; a spa and wellness centre and an English pub. The golf courses and facilities are very advanced and promise every golfer a unique, personalised experience. Inspired by Tuscan luxury, this golf resort is truly one of a kind.
Hotel Guadalmina Spa & Golf Resort
The beachfront Hotel Guadalmina Spa & Golf Resort has two golf courses—one 9-hole course and another 18-hole course. Located in the best part of Marbella, just a short drive from Puerto Banús, this hotel has 177 rooms and suites with large terraces and fairytale-like views of the Mediterranean Sea, nearby gardens and, of course, its beautiful golf courses. In need of a good golf break? Try the delicious restaurant or spend time in the spa. The latter has an outdoor pool, Turkish baths and a sauna, all of which are the perfect way to relax.
La Cala Resort
Head to Mijas and spend time at La Cala Resort! It has 107 Andalusian-style rooms, a full spa, three restaurants and multiple pools, bars and sports facilities. Perfect for golfers, La Cala Resort is home to three golf courses, making it one of the best golf resorts on the southern coast of Spain.
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