Marbella has the largest number of golf courses in continental Europe. 15 of the highest quality courses, where many international events have been held and where golf can be played 365 days a year without the need of a sweater. A golfing paradise. Play birdies every day Marbella!
Aloha Golf Club
Located in the Golf Valley, in Nueva Andalucía, Marbella, Aloha is an exclusive club that has one of the most beautiful and outstanding golf courses in Spain.
This course was designed by Javier Arana, technician and strategian, and has hosted the Andalusian Open Tournament, PGA European Tour, in 2007, 2008 and 2012, standing as a reference point for both professional and amateurs who wish to enjoy the real essence of golf in a unique course.
Inaugurated in April 2001. 18 holes with a par of 71 laid out by little-known Spanish architect Juan Ligues is short but very tight in places. Very scenic course with views to mountains and seas.
Greenlife Golf Club
The perfect place to enjoy your holiday or last minute break! You can play Golf, polish up your game in our practice facilities, play tennis on our clay courts or just enjoy a gastronomic delight in our restaurant “El Lago”.
Greenlife Golf Club Marbella is an exclusive golfing destination, not only will you find a full package of sporting facilities but also a superb set of apartments for rental on a long or short term basis, which have been enovated and completely redecorated in May 2011.
All this and more set in perfect surroundings,close to the sea,next to the mountains of Marbella and complimented by excellent quality and service.
Enjoy this golfing paradise with 9 hole par 3 course, excellent for players of all levels, a complete driving range with PGA professionals,2 full size clay tennis courts and a clubhouse with gymnasium and sauna. Also situated in the club house is EL LAGO, one of the most characterized restaurants in Marbella and it has become a reference for the Andalusian gastronomy, being recognised by the Michelin guide with a star since 2005.
La Dama de Noche
For true golfing addicts and insomniacs Enrique Canales designed Europ´s first twenty-four hour golfing paradise. The course takes its name from the plant whose nocturnal, intoxicating fragrance helpfully keeps the mosquitoes at bay. The lighting system is arranged so as to cast no shadows thus giving daylight quality and maximum visibility and the absence of rough ensures a round of golf here does´t become a farce of hunt the ball.
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.
The course has been remodelled, both in its design and its technical installations, and has become one of the courses that hosts a European Tour event, testament to which are the various editions of the Benahavis Senior Masters or the Spanish Ladies Open which have been held at the course.
Los Naranjos, one of the best golf courses in Spain, was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr and inaugurated in 1977. In the summer of 2009 mayor improvements on the golf course, the clubhouse and the practise areas were concluded. The club now offers a complete, first class golfing establishment appreciated by both the average- and the professional golfer.
Los Naranjos Golf Club is located in the famous “Golf Valley” of Marbella and just a few minutes from Puerto Banus.
The members of the club welcome you as a guest to enjoy a golf course that has never been better and to experience the friendly and unique atmosphere that is Los Naranjos.
Magna Marbella Golf
The Magna Marbella Golf Course, designed by Jose Maria Elguezabal, has 9 holes ranging between 120 and 275 metres, and has a par of 29. The many water hazards and greens, well-protected by bunkers, demand a precise game.
Its high-quality and uniquely original design, unbeatable location and possibility of playing a round in under two hours are some of its main attractions.
The Magna Marbella Golf School, managed by our expert Professional, Manuel Cabanillas, has a practice course with 34 bays, 12 of which are under cover, along with the most modern technology, both for learning and golf swing improvement.
In addition to two 500-metre putting greens, pupils have at their disposal “approach bunker”, “pitching” and “chipping” areas.
As well as personalized attention and various learning programmes, whether aimed at individuals or groups, and regardless of the level, there is also a video room with the latest technological tools to aid swing analysis, and a conference room.
The impressive Magna Marbella Club House, incorporates the Pro Shop, changing rooms, gymnasium and Magna Café Restaurant.
The Magna Café Restaurant has unequalled views of the Costa del Sol, Gibraltar and Africa from its terraces and windows, a unique place where gastronomy and cafeteria, bar and restaurant services are among the most renowned anywhere in Marbella.
Marbella Golf & Country Club
Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Senior, and located just 5 minutes drive from Marbella city centre, Marbella Golf Country Club provides one of the best and most challenging golfing experiences on the Costa Del Sol.
The facilities the magnificent Club House offers are a stylish restaurant, conference rooms, Pro-shop stocking all of the latest clothing ranges, a golf academy with an excellent putting green and three tennis courts. The surrounding hills, olive groves and magnificent sea views from our two shaded terraces provide a breathtaking backdrop for the Club House’s restaurant offering an innovative menu featuring local seasonal ingredients, prepared fresh daily.
Monte Paraíso Golf is a unique and welcoming course to be found only a few minutes from the centre of Marbella. A pleasant but challenging round of golf with beautiful countryside and views.
Is a nine hole par 3 golf course at the base of la Concha mountain. With spectacular views overlooking Marbella and the Mediterranean sea and maintained to the highest of standards, MPG has stunning fairway, mixed Andalucian vegetation and challenging greens.
The course offers a beautiful and enjoyable round of golf for beginners and a worthy challenge to the short game of intermediate and low handicap golfers.
Real Club de Golf Las Brisas
Real Club de Golf Las Brisas aspires to be the private club of choice for those who appreciate an exceptional golf experience in an inviting social environment. Our focus is to provide excellent service, well maintained facilities, superb dining and a variety of social events and recreational activities for the benefit of our members and their guests.
Real Club Guadalmina Norte
Guadalmina now has a total of 45 golf holes: two 18 hole courses -Guadalmina Norte and Guadalmina Sur- and a new nine hole pitch and putt, and under its new ownership i´s looking better all the time.
Considered less difficult than the South Course, the North was designed by Folco Nardi and opened in 1975. Forming two loops of nine holes it starts and ends at the clubhouse.
The terrain is more undulating, there are fewer trees, and there is more water which comes into play in the form of lakes at the 7th and 11th holes, and a stream which bisects the course north to south.
The 10th descends in a broad swoop to a well bunkered green near the main road, and the short 11th calls for a drive over a small lake.
At the par four 17th the river comes into play. Most club competitions at Guadalmina are played on the North Course.
Real Club Guadalmina Sur
Guadalmina South is considered the most difficult of the club’s 45 holes and opened in 1959. Designed by Javier Arana it is the Costa del Sol’s second oldest course and is characterised by wide fairways, free of rough, which wind between mature shade-giving trees. The raised greens are an encouragement to attack the pin. Henry Cotton named the long 6th hole ‘Tipperary’ – It’s a long way to go!.
The 10tg2h and 11th are next to the sea. At the latter savour the calm before the storm of the 12th: to the left is a river and to the right a private garden therefore a good, straight 150 metre drive is required. At the 14th a bunker waits to catch anything that falls short and from the tee tunnel vision is an advantage in ord
er to successfully drive between two stands of tall pine. Save strength for consecutive par five’s await at 16 and 17.
Río Real Golf
Inaugurated in 1965 and designed by Javier Arana, this magnificent 18 hole course with its par 72 is set into a beautiful sloping valley, offering challenging greens.Play birdies every day Marbella
Owned by the Rio Real Hotel Resort, it has its own country club and Golf learning academy. Considered as one of the best Golf courses in Marbella, it hosts prestigious tournaments and offers several holiday break golf + hotel packages.
Santa Clara Golf
At 2001 Santa Clara Golf Marbella starts its’ activity at the Costa del Sol. A 18 hole golf course, par 71 designed by Enrique Canales Busquets and placed only few minutes form the centre of Marbella, in front of Los Monteros Hotel Resort, just behind the Costa del Sol Hospital.
Close to many amenities of Marbella, Santa Clara Golf Club is set to become one of the finest golf courses in the Costa del Sol. The course blends dramatically into the rugged local terrain. The 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.
Along its eighteen holes, a par 71 of 5.878 metres, you will enjoy a stimulating and unforgettable round that will make you want to stay with us.
Santa Clara Golf Club Marbella presents a technically challenging but straightforward and pleasant round, wide fairways with few roughs and open greens without pronounced slope. The golf course is hihlighted by the “Santa Clara Corner” formed by the 12th, 13th and 14th holes, a perfect combination of pars 4,3 and 5, which requires the golfer to make long and accurate shots. TheDriving Range is one of the best of Marbella. it has two independent practice tees with 15 places on each tee.
Santa María Golf & Country Club
Santa María Golf is considered to be one of the best looked after golf courses on the Costa del Sol.
It prides itself in being situated between small valleys of pine trees and cork oaks, and less than 200 metres from one of the best beaches in Marbella.
The first 9 holes were designed by Antonio García Garrido and the course soon became one of the favourites for a large number of golfers, many of which decided to become Members. The second 9 holes inaugurated in November 1996, were designed by the technical team of the Club.
At present, experienced and also beginners, consider it one of the best courses on the coast in a privileged environment
The course offers players a challenging game in an environment with views to the Mediterranean Sea and forested mountains.The Clubhouse is an impressive Spanish Cortijo of the 19th Century with two floors and is surrounded by extensive gardens.