GOLF – Marbella golf courses

GOLF – Marbella golf courses

Marbella golf courses

The golf clubs of Marbella stand out for their luxury and comfort and high level

Can you think of a better place than the Marbella golf courses to practice this sport?

Costa del Sol Golf Courses




Golf Rio Real

Urb. Río Real s/n, E-29603 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 76 57 33, Fax: +34 952 76 57 33

It is a magnificent 18-hole, par 72 golf course, inaugurated in 1965 and designed by Javier Arana, which sits in a gently sloping valley and offers the most demanding greens. Challenges and spectacular views of the sea.


Santa Clara Golf Marbella

Ctra. Nacional 340, Km 187,5, E-29603 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 85 01 11, Fax: +34 952 85 02 88

The golf course has been designed by Enrique Canales Busquets with 18 holes. With a stimulating and unforgettable route, technical but simple and pleasant with wide fairways and where the rough is scarce, with greens that are not very undulating and very frank.


Aloha Golf

Urb. Aloha, Nueva Andalucía, E-29660 Marbella-Málaga, España

Tel.: +34 952 90 70 85, Fax: +34 952 81 23 89

Aloha is not a long field, except some holes as 1, 4, 13 and 18, but needs precision and glued, especially in the mentioned holes. It is a strategic course with trees and very well-placed obstacles, with a rough that also complicates it and some characteristic greens, fast and somewhat rough, precisely for skilled players.


Marbella Golf Country Club

Ctra. de Cádiz, N-340 Km 188, E-29604 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 83 05 00

Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Senior, Marbella Golf Country Club is located just 5 minutes’ drive from the center of Marbella. Our field challenges you to live an unforgettable experience.

The facilities of the magnificent Clubhouse offer an elegant restaurant, conference rooms, a pro shop equipped with the best collections of the most prestigious brands, a golf academy with an excellent putting green and three tennis courts.


Real Club de Golf Las Brisas

Apdo. de Correos nº 147, Nueva Andalucía, E-29660 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 81 08 75, Fax: +34 952 81 55 18

The course has many water hazards: there are ten artificial lakes which come from two streams. The greens, mostly elevated, are highly protected by bunkers. Robert Trent Jones has designed this course. It is a difficult and attractive field. Here you need to play golf with precision.


Los Naranjos Golf Club

Plaza Cibeles, E-29660 Nueva Andalucía, España

Tel.: +34 952 81 24 28, Fax: +34 952 81 14 28

Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. It features wide fairways and strategically placed water hazards and rolling greens. This surface is ideal in hot climates. Surrounded by orange trees and with a wonderful view of Marbella.


Santa Maria Golf & Country Club

Ctra. Cádiz-Málaga, km 192, E-29604 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 83 10 36, Fax: +34 952 83 47 97

18-hole golf course located next to a pine forest and an oak forest. It is suitable for all types of players and offers them a challenging game with views of the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains, covered by holm oaks.


Guadalmina Club de Golf

Urb. Guadalmina Alta, A7 Km 170, E-29678 San Pedro de Alcántara-Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 88 33 75, Fax: +34 952 88 34 83

Inaugurated in 1959, Guadalmina has two 18-hole golf courses and a 9-hole par 3 course. It also has a driving range for 40 players with a covered platform with 21 seats, chipping and practice bunker and putting green. The fairways of Guadalmina Sur are narrow and well protected by large trees, which, in addition to providing pleasant shade in summer, oblige the player to target his shots. Guiadalmina del norte is shorter, has more undulating terrain and presents more water hazards.


Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club

Ctra. Ronda A-397 km 44,5, E-29679 Benahavís, España

Tel.: +34 952 78 46 00

Tucked between rugged mountain ranges, the impeccable fairways of Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club are inserted in a spectacular mountainous landscape where players enjoy an exceptional panoramic view over the Mediterranean. Opened in 1991, Los Arqueros is a challenging 18-hole par 71 course designed by the Spanish Severiano Ballesteros. The Environment, Quality and Health and Safety certificates make it a unique and appropriate field for all types of handicaps.


Atalaya Golf & Country Club

Avenida del Coral 42, E-29688 Estepona-Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 88 28 12, Fax: +34 952 88 78 97

The Old Course was designed by Bernard von Limburger, German Golf Champion in 1925 and later to become one of the most prestigious golf course architects in his country. Its wide fairways and elevated greens make this championship course a challenge for both professionals and players of all levels.


La Quinta Golf & Country Club

Urb. La Quinta Golf s/n, Nueva Andalucía, E-29660 Marbella – Benahavís, España

Tel.: +34 952 76 23 90, Fax: +34 952 76 23 99

The La Quinta golf club has 27 holes. It consists of 3 combinable 9-hole courses, in order to have more game options. The route to San Pedro is an open field with wide fairways so they will have to use a lot of woods and long irons. The B Ronda course, fabulous course, with narrower fairways and more difficult greens. This tour is surrounded by impressive villas and houses of high society characters. This tour goes deep into the mountains of Ronda. And finally, route C, although more permissive than route B, has its difficulty. It consists of quite a few level changes and numerous dog legs.


Cabopino Golf Marbella

Urb. Artola Alta s/n, E-29600 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 951 60 70 04, Fax: +34 952 83 72 77

This course was inaugurated in 2000. The landscape is wonderful, it has great views of the sea and the mountains. This place is very well connected, which makes it easy to find it. It has a lot of facility.


Monte Paraiso Golf

Camino de Camojan s/n, E-29602 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 86 68 43, Fax: +34 952 86 78 14

Invite with an entertaining but no less demanding tour, to enjoy the game and the beautiful views it offers. Magnificent 9-hole, par 3 golf course nestled in the foothills of La Concha, with spectacular views of the Mediterranean. Be careful with great care, it has large green areas and very varied vegetation around its wide greens. Through its route between mountains and lakes it offers a pleasant and relaxing way to enjoy the short game. Holes 3, 4 and 5 offer the greatest challenges.


Magna Marbella Golf

Calle Calderón de la Barca s/n, E-29660 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 92 92 49

The very balanced 9 hole course, where beginners and high handicap players can practice and improve freely their game, but are also forced to use every club in the bag, and where medium and low handicap players must apply all their abilities in the shorter game, is an ideal location where you can enjoy golf of any standard.

There is also a spectacular practice and short play area which make it especially suitable for those just taking up this sport.


Greenlife Golf

Avda. de las Cumbres, s/n, Urb. Elviria Hills, E-29604 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 83 91 42, Fax: +34 952 83 90 82

Greenlife Golf is a 9-hole par 3 course of 1,142m. It is located in a beautiful setting with abundant vegetation, made up of palm trees and oaks. Its route, which runs around a spectacular artificial lake, is made up of holes that range from 88 to 169m. It is a varied course with a studied design so that both beginners and more experienced players who want to improve their short game can enjoy it.


El Campanario Golf

Ctra. de Cádiz N-340, Km 168, E-29688 Estepona, España

Tel.: +34 952 90 42 33

This is a 9-hole, par 3. course. It is a true paradise for its players and an oasis. It offers an Indo-Mediterranean architecture, with a lot of elegance and luxury, which creates an exclusive atmosphere to fully enjoy it.


Golf courses near Marbella


Club de Campo La Zagaleta

Ctra. Ronda, Km 38,5, E-29679 Benahavís, España

Tel.: +34 952 85 54 53, Fax: +34 952 85 54 19

This golf course rests on the slopes of the Serranía de Ronda and enjoys spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the African coast. It is surrounded by lush vegetation, thanks to the abundance of water supplied by natural lakes and springs. It is one of the best high standing courses in Spain, due to its total integration with nature and its spectacular views of Gibraltar and the North African coast. It has a great variety of fauna, deer, fallow deer and mouflon.


El Paraiso Golf Club

Urb. El Paraiso, N 340 Ctra. Cádiz-Málaga, Km 167, E-29680 Estepona, España

Tel.: +34 952 88 38 35, Fax: +34 952 88 58 27

The course was inaugurated in 1973 by Gary Player and is one of the oldest on the Costa del Sol. The 55 hectares are spread over a relatively flat and open terrain. At the end, the course rises a bit with fast greens surrounded by palm and pine trees.


La Cala Resort

Urb. La Cala Golf s/n,, La Cala de Mijas, E-29649 Mijas-Costa, España

Tel.: +34 952 66 90 33, Fax: +34 952 66 90 34

La Cala Resort has three magnificent golf courses, where each course offers the golfer a unique and different challenge, perfectly integrated into a natural environment of undulating terrain with a spectacular background landscape surrounded by trees and flowers of great beauty.

Campo Asia, formerly known as Campo Sur, is the oldest golf course in La Cala Resort and also the most challenging, making it the most respected by golf professionals. With narrow and short fairways, and with par 5 holes for which special skill is required in the game, especially in the short approach.

Campo America, formerly known as Campo Norte, with spectacular views of the Sierra de Ojén and the Mediterranean, is a long course with few bunkers that makes it a relatively easy course. The greatest difficulty lies in its mountainous topography, with slopes covered with bushes and small raised greens that require the selection of the precise golf club for the game.

Campo Europa is a bit wider than the other two courses at La Cala Resort. Due to its design, with wide fairways and a flatter terrain, it is the ideal course for intermediate level golfers. It stands out for a main bridge and other four bridges to cross the Ojén River on its way, as well as tunnels to move around with the buggy.

The Resort has La Cala Golf Academy. In it, multilingual professionals teach individual and group classes, both for beginners and more experienced golfers who want to continue improving their game.

Located next to the 6-hole par 3 Golf Course and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this golf school has all the necessary infrastructures to learn to play golf or to improve your game: grass practice range, putting and chipping and bunkers.


Villa Padierna Golf Club

Carretera de Cádiz, km 166, E-29679 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 88 91 57

Villa Padierna Golf is located in a magnificent natural environment with views of the Mediterranean; an exquisite environment for playing golf. The 3 18-hole courses, Alferini Golf (par 73), Flamingos Golf (par 71) and Tramores Golf (par 63), offer an unbeatable experience to golfers of all levels, with the most advanced facilities and personalized attention. The Golf Academy is under the supervision of Michael Campbell, winner of the USA Open 2005, and has the collaboration of the best golf professionals. The Driving Range includes a long and short play area. To end the round of golf in the best way, the Hole 55 Clubhouse offers a variety of dining options.


Los Flamingos Golf Club

Carretera de Cádiz, km 166, E-29679 Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 952 88 91 57

Flamingos Golf Club in Marbella is one of the most exclusive clubs on the Costa del Sol. Located in an incomparably beautiful natural setting next to the Mediterranean sea, where every round of golf is a unique experience, in an exquisite atmosphere with the most advanced facilities and a personalised service to enjoy and appreciate the small details.

Flamingos Golf Club is characterised by its attractive landscaping, with a large variety of tree species and beautiful views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

The Greens are well sized and the fairways are narrow in the first half of the course, where more precision is needed than in the second half. White marble dust bunkers. The fairways are planted with bermuda grass, with normal grass on some holes and penncross on the greens and tees.

Flamingos Golf has been the home to prestigious tournaments such as the European Seniors 2002, 2003, 2004 and the female Open Spain 2010.


Cala Nova Golf Club

Urbanización Calanova Golf Club s/n, E-29649 Cala de Mijas, España

Tel.: +34 951 17 01 94, Fax: +34 951 17 01 97

Calanova Golf Club is a fantastic new par 72 golf club located in the Mijas Golf Valley, in Malaga. The golf course has an exquisite and spectacular design that allows the player to use very different strategies in each hole, and a careful molding, which gives it a special beauty, assimilating the course in many holes to the English links, with the peculiarity of have the best views of the Costa del Sol.


Marbella Club Golf Resort

Ctra. de Benahavis, Km 3,7, E-29679 Benahavís, España

Tel.: +34 952 88 06 08, Fax: +34 952 88 04 33

Marbella Club Golf Resort is a magnificent par 72 opened in 1999, designed and built by Dave Thomas. The course in general offers a state of superior maintenance, highlighting its fairways and roughs. The greens have a medium difficulty level and receive the ball very well. The views along the course are fascinating, the most impressive being that of the 18th tee with the coast of Africa and Gibraltar in the background. This course is owned by the two best hotels in Marbella, the Marbella Club and the Puente Romano, which means that the level of service offered at Casa Club is excellent. Without a doubt, Marbella Club Golf Resort is a course to play when visiting the Costa del Sol.


Miraflores Golf Club

Urb. Riviera del Sol. Ctra. de Cádiz km. 198,, Ctra. de Cádiz – Málaga, km 198,1, E-29647 Mijas Costa, España

Tel.: +34 952 93 19 60, Fax: +34 952 93 19 42

The Miraflores Golf Club course, located in the heart of the Costa del Sol, in an extensive urbanization between the towns of Marbella and Mijas, sits on rugged terrain, from which there are very good views, both of the sea and of the mountain, Opened in 1990 and designed by Falco Nardi, the pitch is very pleasant and full of interesting challenges. It has lakes and water hazards, making the game challenging for all kinds of players. It has a nature with a great variety of birds (rare species).


La Resina Golf & Country Club

avenida la resina 1, urbanizacion la Résina, E-29680 Estepona, España

Tel.: +34 951 27 83 46

It is a 9-hole golf course with an incredibly fun round. It is exclusive and private, only for members. Their clubhouse has a very luxurious farmhouse style. It is suitable for professionals and amateurs. It is an incredibly beautiful field surrounded by flowers; players will feel as if they are in the middle of a garden. You can enjoy wonderful views and smells for its great variety of flowers.


Santana Golf

Carretera La Cala-Puente de Entrerríos, s/n, E-29649 Mijas Costa, España

Tel.: +34 951 06 25 60

Santana Golf is located in the “Golf Valley of Mijas”, halfway between Marbella and Fuengirola and surrounded by the rivers Ojén and Las Pasadas. The route, just a step away from the Mediterranean Sea, is surrounded by nature and offers visitors beautiful views of the mountains. The course is 18 Holes, it is a long course with wide and well defined fairways, on a flat terrain and easy to walk. The course is endowed with wide paths for buggies, integrated in perfect harmony between rows of beautiful fruit trees.


Alhaurín Golf

Ctra. Comarcal MA-426, Km. 15.1, E-29120 Alhaurín El Grande, España

Tel.: +34 952 59 58 00, Fax: +34 952 59 41 95

Alhaurín Golf offers a spectacular 18-hole course designed by Severiano Ballesteros. This course allows you to use all the clubs and ensures a day of golf where each hole is different. The vegetation is a sample of Mediterranean forest with lots of pines, oaks, cypresses, orange trees, holm oaks, palm trees, olive trees and aromatic plants such as rosemary and thyme.


Mijas Golf Internacional

Avda. Louison Bobet. Nº 1-3 y 5, Urb. Mijas Golf, E-29650 Mijas-Costa, España

Tel.: +34 952 47 68 43, Fax: +34 952 46 79 43

Mijas is indeed one of the most popular courses at the Costa del Sol. The fairways are very challenging. They offer a challenge for players of all strengths. The 13. hole at Los Lagos and the 14. At Los Olivos form the most characteristic and difficult hole of the course.

Both courses pay homage to the architect’s philosophy “difficult par, easy bogey”, with very little rough, plenty of water and is relatively flat.


Club de Golf El Higueral

Urb. Capanes Golf, Km. 3,7 Ctra. de Benahavís, E-29679 Benahavís, Marbella, España

Tel.: +34 951 89 60 52, Fax: +34 951 89 60 59

A beautiful nine-hole course located in the gentle hills of the municipality of Benahavís. It has a par of the 36-stroke course with magnificent and surprising views around each hole, designed to increase the pleasure of the player. The combination of high-quality lakes and greens will ensure such an enjoyable experience that you will want to play Higueral again.


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