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There are more courses per head in Marbella than anywhere else in the world – so if you love golf, then you’ll love Marbella. It will come as no surprise that Marbella is the most popular golf destination in Spain.
Marbella has many impressive golf courses, of a very high standard attracting golders from around the world – including many tour professionals.
Our top 5 golf courses in Marbella are:
Aloha Golf Club
Superior design by famous Spanish designer Javier Arana. Fantastic club house with a garage and probably the best dressing rooms in this part of the Mediterranean. The Aloha Golf Club has a very classy restaurant with good views and very good food. This is one of the most prestigious and well-established golf clubs on the Costa del Sol. Located in Golf Valley, Marbella, Aloha is a private members club that has one of the most beautiful and well-kept golf courses in Spain. Aloha has hosted the PGA Tour 3 times in recent years and is one of the top courses in Spain.
Marbella Club Golf resort
8-hole championship golf course designed by Dave Thomas. The exclusive Marbella Club Golf Resort is In the heart of the Costa del Sol; it enjoys unbeatable views from the mountains to the Mediterranean, out to Gibraltar and across to the African coastline. Dave Thomas, one of the world’s most renowned designers, has completed more than 100 courses worldwide including The Belfry, venue of the 2002 Ryder Cup. Carefully contoured fairways, beautiful waterfalls, lakes and strategically placed bunkers, as well as protected greens, maintained to perfection, run the total length of 6,247 metres. Surrounded by olive trees, cork oak, carob, holm oak, pine and Andalusian wildflowers and herbs, our world-class course exceeds the highest expectations. The in-house British P.G.A. Professional, Gary Vautier, has extensive experience teaching all aspects of the game at all levels, and is available to answer your queries, upon request, several times a week.
Los Naranjos Golf Club
Los Naranjos is a typical Robert Trent Jones Sr. design with generous fairways and strategically placed bunkers and water hazards. The greens, with Penn A4-grass, are spacious and slightly undulated. The tees are long and have four markers: red, yellow, white and black with course lengths starting from 5.131 metres and reaching 6.532 metres at its longest. Since the opening in 1977, Los Naranjos has been the host of several mayor competitions, including the Spanish Open, and is ranked one of the best golf courses in Spain. In 2005 and again in 2008 Los Naranjos was voted Course of the year on the Costa del Sol
Golf Club Santa Clara Marbella
Close to many amenities of Marbella city, Santa Clara Golf Marbella is set to become one of the finest golf courses in the Costa del Sol. This golf course in Spain has been created with respect for the natural environment of indigenous wild life and vegetation, providing a fantastic meeting place for golf enthusiasts. Santa Clara Golf Club presents a technically challenging but straightforward and pleasant round, wide fairways with few roughs and open greens without pronounced slope.
La Quinta Golf & Country Club
Designed by three time world champion and Ryder Cup winner, Manuel Piñero it is one of the most attractive courses in the area, accessible to all levels of play. It satisfies the amateur golfer in the same way as the professional. The speed of its greens is noteworthy, as is the quality of the service offered in the golf club. La Quinta has 27 holes, split among 3 nine hole courses, which are completely integrated into a splendid natural landscape of exceptional beauty, from which one can contemplate the Mediterranean Sea which bathes Marbella and the mountains which surround the Benahavís Golf Valley. The combination of these three courses give the golfer a wide choice of possible golf games.