Located just a few kilometres from the strait of Gibraltar is one of Andalucia's leading golf resorts. The phrase 'good things come in small packages' is very applicable to the Fairplay Golf & Spa Resort as it was recently inducted into the exclusive Leading Small Hotels of the World, and indicator of the quality on offer. Boasting a luxurious 5 star hotels, state of the Spa, incredible restaurant and a glorious championship golf courses - there is truly something for everyone at the Fairplay Resort. In addition to the excellent facilities the region also sees almost 300 days of sunshine a year making it a great place to escape the woeful winters of the UK.
The Fairplay Golf Club, designed by the Baron Paul Rolin, is a testing 73 par course with 6,104 meters length. It's a stunning golf courses with views over the La Janda Valley and the expanses of the Los Alcornocales natural park.
The course is relatively flat with wide fairways and greens, but its seven lakes, the bank of trees bordering the gentle undulations of the fairways will punish wayward golfers. This testing par-73 course will be a thoroughly enjoyable test for every visitor, and with its amazing views, Fairplay Golf Club is a truly memorable golfing destination.
Located on the doorstep of the Benalup Golf and Country Club, the hotel's accommodation consists of 82 rooms and suites, all designed and decorated according to the different stylistic influences; themes include Moroccan, Andalucian, English Colonial, Asian or Delvaux.
The stunning rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, mini-bar, high speed wireless internet connection and satellite plasma screen television, while the range of suites guarantee extra luxury required for a special occasion. Meanwhile, the Fairplay's 10 exclusive private villas benefit from a private swimming pool, sun terrace and complimentary golf cart, and provide the perfect privacy for groups and families.
There are numerous bars and restaurants and excellent facilities within the intimate resort, making it a terrific inland luxury option for your next golf or leisure holiday in Southern Spain.
The Fairplay SPA is a member of the Leading Spas of the World, and is among the most lavish in Spain. The dedicated complex is purpose-built to ensure total relaxation, a result of the magnificent range of daily, weekend or weekly programmes. There is a 226 square metre Aqua Medic Hydromassage pool, Vichy shower, sauna, jacuzzis, Vaporium and zen garden, while signature therapies include Hammam exfoliation, pressotherapy, seaweed body wraps and many more in the 13 treatment rooms. The hotel also has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a state-of-the-art ‘Technogym', and an established equestrian academy. The more adventurous will enjoy the mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, climbing, wind-surfing and 4x4 off-road adventures that can be arranged.
There are a number of restaurants in the Fairplay Hotel, including La Table, an award-winning Mediterranean cuisine dining room.
There is an Asian restaurant, while Los Pomelos offers the best in traditional Spanish specialities.
The Fairplay Hotel has a pool side brasserie and a brunch room, while you can relax with a drink in the resident jazz bar named after artist Boogie Boy, or in the Putting Bar which overlooks the golf course.