Costa del Sol is one of the most popular destinations visited by avid golfers. Hundreds of thousands of golfers travel to the region every year in search of great value for money when it comes to both accommodation and golf courses.
We’ve asked Your Golf Travellers to come up with the best golf courses in The Costa del Sol by overall average rating, facilities, course condition, value for money, food and beverage, staff and service, room comfort and course difficulty.
So, sit back and relax as we take you on a golf trip with a difference to The Costa del Sol in seek of the perfect golf trip.
We hope you enjoyed our post on The Perfect Golf Trip in the Costa del Sol. We know that the golf courses we mentioned in our blog will help you enjoy a great golf trip in the Costa del Sol, so what are you waiting for? Book your Costa del sol golf holiday today by visiting Your Golf Travel.
Best Golf Resorts in The Costa del Sol by Average Rating
The Westin La Quinta Resort & Spa near Marbella is the top rated golf resort in the Costa del Sol, according to Your Golf Travellers average rating. With an average rating of 9.56 out of 10. The award-winning resort, which is located in the heart of the popular holiday region, is a popular choice with the 5-star hotel matched by 27 holes of golf to enjoy during your stay.
Other golf resorts in Costa del Sol that are top-rated by golfers include La Cala Resort in Mijas where golfers can enjoy no less than 3 18-hole golf courses to play. Another is found near Sotogrande with Hotel Almenara (now SO/ Sotogrande Hotel) which provides a cork tree lined golf course with plenty of water hazards in play across the 27 holes available to experience as part of your golf trip as well as a great location to play Valderrama, Real Club de Sotogrande and San Roque.
Best Value for Money Golf in The Costa del Sol
The three golf courses at La Cala Resort top the charts for value for money with all three feature in the top 4. America Course tops the billing with an average rating of 8.8/10 for value for money with golfers drawn to the excellent playing conditions and dramatic views which are La Cala’s calling card. The Asia Course at La Cala also features with 8.5/10 while Europa is closely behind on 8.4/10.
Westin La Quinta features again with guests giving it a rating of 8.7/10 for value for money with many enjoying the great resort experience afforded by the luxury hotel and tree-lined 27 holes of golf on offer.
Best Facilities for Golf in The Costa del Sol
With a rating of 9.5/10 Valle Romano takes top spot for best facilities with guests enjoying the apartment offering which makes it perfect for groups looking for a bit more space for socialising after their round of golf. With direct access to the very playable Valle Romano Golf Course and within easy reach of Estepona, a stay here is one that many enjoy year after year.
Calanova Golf Club is also well-placed with golfers rating it 9.3/10, drawn in by the Manuel Pinero design that is a superb test for a variety of handicaps. Another firm favourite is found at former Spanish Open venue Golf Torrequebrada, rated as 9.2/10 with players enjoying the umbrella pines and fantastic mix of holes as part of their round.
Best Food & Beverage for Golf in The Costa del Sol
Both Hotel Guadalmina and Westin La Quinta feature highly on this list with both tied on 9.5/10. Hotel Guadalmina with its beachside location boasts a seafood menu that is a must try when staying here where guests can enjoy freshly caught fish and a wide variety of shellfish. After your round there’s a chance to relax on the beach or the pool bar where regardless of how you’ve played you’re sure to have a memorable time.
Best Room Comfort for Golf in The Costa del Sol
The five-star rooms at Westin La Quinta again feature in this list with guests rating it 9.7/10, the highest in all of the Costa del Sol. With a mix of traditional Spanish architecture and golf course views, a stay here is one that golfers head to year after year as part of their golf break in Spain. Another hotel that is well rated for room comfort is the modern and well-located H10 Andalucia Plaza which receives an average of 8.9/10 with golfers drawn to stay here due to the access to nightlife in Marbella and the many fantastic golf courses nearby ranging from the championship Finca Cortesin to Marbella Golf & Country Club.
Hardest Golf Course in The Costa del Sol
Los Arqueros Golf Club takes top spot here as the hardest golf course in the Costa del Sol with Your Golf Travellers rating it as 9/10 for course difficulty. With tree-lined fairways and numerous hazards in play off the tee it is very easy to see why this is such a challenge. Closely behind Los Arqueros is San Roque New Course which is rated as 8.8/10 while the tree-lined challenge on offer at El Chapparal is rated as 8.1/10. So, wherever you find yourself in the Costa del Sol you are sure to find a wide variety of challenging golf courses to explore.
Hopefully, this blog has helped you understand why the Costa del Sol is such a popular destination for golfers. As you can see, there are so many different golf courses to choose from, so it’s hard to go wrong! If you are looking for a golfing trip to Spain, we hope you will consider the Costa del Sol region. We hope you will contact us for more information about booking your trip with us at Your Golf Travel.