Playing golf with friends is synonymous with a day of sport out in the great outdoors. Indeed, golf is unique in that it combines exercise with socialising. Whether playing with old friends or people you just met in the club, the golf course will introduce you to plenty of new people who you can have a great time with. Some may even become friends for life! If you want to enjoy a round or two of golf with your friends, the Costa del Sol is the ideal place to do so. Keep reading to discover just some of the boundless reasons why.
Perfect weather for golf
There are very few destinations in the world that can boast great weather all year round. But with average annual temperatures around 20°C and over 320 days of sun a year, the Costa del Sol stands out as the perfect destination for lovers of any sort of outdoor sports, including golf. The gentle breeze from the Mediterranean brings welcome freshness in the summer and keeps winters mild, creating a climate that many consider to be the best in Europe. What could be better than knowing you’re guaranteed great weather for your golf getaway?
World-class golf courses
Golf lovers will find over 70 latest generation courses that promise incredible play in the Costa del Sol. The towns of Marbella, Estepona, Mijas and Benahavís are where most of these courses are concentrated, though there are other areas in the province, such as La Axarquía and Antequera, where you can also find renowned clubs. Some of the courses in the Costa del Golf have hosted important international tournaments and have been named as among the best in the world by countless specialist publications. This is the case of Real Club Valderrama and Finca Cortesín Golf Club, among others. Come to the Costa del Golf and be amazed by the variety of courses and services on offer.
Beautiful sea or mountain views
If something really defines the golf courses in the province of Malaga, it’s the spectacular views most afford. Whether over the sea, over the mountains or both, the vistas are breathtaking. Playing golf in such stunning scenery is truly an experience like no other.
Amazing ways to spend your free time
The completion of your golf game doesn’t mark the end of your fun and relaxation. No matter where you decide to play golf in the province of Malaga, you will be treated to the most diverse and wonderful ways to spend your time off the course. Dreamy beaches where you can soak up the rays, beach clubs where fun knows no limits, spas and wellness centres where you can regenerate your mind and body, restaurants where you can taste the best local and Mediterranean cuisine... And if all that weren’t enough, there’s also all the culture on offer in both Malaga city and other towns and villages across the province. What more could you possibly ask for?
Accommodation with the best services
Beyond its extraordinary golf courses, the Costa del Sol boasts a diverse and quality range of accommodation options. If that weren’t enough, the province of Malaga is also home to a large number of golf resorts - some of which have their own golf courses and prestigious luxury hotels, such as Anantara Villa Padierna Palace, The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa, Finca Cortesin and La Cala Resort - and hotels that specialise in meeting the specific needs of golf tourists.
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