Golf in the Costa del Sol and Why You Should Visit
- An average of 320 days of sun a year - perfect for year-round golf!
- Over 70 high-quality Golf Courses in the region
- Excellent value for money
- Incredible nightlife
- Andalusian cuisine
- A wide range of established golf resorts to choose from
- Easy to fly to from most UK airports
Also known as the Costa del Golf, there is a lot of golf to be played on this stretch of coastline, hence this is a popular choice for those looking for all-inclusive golf holidays in Spain. We have a number of these luxurious golf courses, and our team have picked the best courses to suit anyone choosing Costa del Sol golf breaks.
Excellent value for money
"Organization and communication before our trip was first class. Our golf holiday ran like clockwork while in Spain. I would recommend them to anyone. (Mike B May 2018)"
The area in Southern Spain is blessed with pleasant weather all year round, with an average of 320 days of sun a year. So your group can enjoy the attractive beaches, a range of leisure facilities and superb restaurants for most of the year whilst enjoying golf holidays in Costa Del Sol.
When To Visit
Over the years it has become one of the most established coastal golf regions and attracts golfers from all walks of life.
The best season to visit Spain is springtime (April to May) or autumn (September to October) due to pleasurable temperatures and smaller crowds. That being said, the diverse offerings of the country mean that you really can find something to appreciate at any time of year.
Spain has a comparatively mild climate, mainly dry all year round. Summers can be very hot, particularly in the south, and there is a higher abundance of international tourists to highly regarded resort towns. Cooler temperatures in the north make it the perfect option during the summer if you're worried about the temperature.
Winter temperatures rarely fall below 10 ° C. It could get cold and wet in the north, but the south would still be enjoyable.
Golf is enjoyed on the Costa del Sol all year round.
Flights into Malaga airport operate from all UK airports with a wide range of carriers serving the route including British Airways, Norwegian Airlines, Easyjet, Ryanair, Jet2 to name but a few. The average flying time is 2 hours and 45 minutes; it’s just a short flight away to play golf in the sun. Want to avoid airline baggage limits? Many courses also include golf club hire with buggies included meaning you don’t necessarily need to take your own clubs making golf travel stress free.
Golf Resorts in the Costa Del Sol
The area stretches from San Roque (near Gibraltar) all the way to Malaga. The larger resorts on the coast include Marbella Golf Country Club, Estepona, Fuengirola and Benalmadena; perfect for a holiday destination.
In our opinion, this region provides some fantastic options for your golfing holiday. We love the courses around Marbella with Santa Maria, La Quinta and Rio Real being amongst our favourites.
The nightlife in the area caters for all needs. Marbella and Puerto Banus provide Spanish culture, buzzy and lively bars and restaurants whereas Sotogrande will provide you with something a bit more refined and serene.
Interested in group golf tours? Contact us today about our Costa Del Sol golf holidays.
Frequently Asked Questions?
Where do I fly into for Golf Holidays in the Costa del Sol?
Malaga is the most commonly used airport although for holidays in the western region of the Algarve, it may be worth considering Gibraltar.
When is the best time to play golf?
The Costa del Sol has a great year-round micro-climate and is often the warmest Costa in Spain. The most popular times for golfers to get on the fairways would be from March-May and September-November. Although playing golf all year round is certainly an option and the winter months of January and February provides excellent value for money.
Where are the best places for great nightlife?
Popular night spots are Malaga city centre, Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Marbella, Puerto Banus, Estepona,
Which UK Regional Airports serve this destination?
Gatwick, Stansted, Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Cardiff
What other activities are available here?
We would recommend taking a day trip to Rhonda and visit the Plaza de Toros de Ronda Bullring and experience the view from Puente Viejo bridge into the El Tajo gorge below. The original Marbella Old Town Tapas Tour is recommended too. Numerous watersports activities are popular and available at most resorts.
How many golf courses can I play?
There are approximately 70 golf courses available to play.
Which currency is applicable for use here?
The Euro is the currency used here.