Golf in Marbella

The Costa del Sol is also dubbed the Costa del Golf. This is because there are close to 50 golf courses in Marbella and within 45 minutes’ drive of Marbella. The golf season is at is peak from October to May. Here’s the list of golf courses in Marbella.teeing off

Aloha Golf Club
This has many interesting holes for the avid golfer. It is beautifully designed and carefully maintained.
Address: Urb. Aloha, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella
Designer: Javier Arana
Holes: 18

Artola Golf
Artola can be found near the main Costa del Road on the way to the sea. This is ideal for beginners, as the greens are flat and the fairways are short.
Address: Hotel Artola Golf, N 340 Km. 194, Marbella
Designer: Jorge Rein
Holes: 9 Par: 27 Length: 624m

Cabopino Golf Club

This has a modern design and affords a breathtaking view of the sea.
Address: Urb. Artola Alta, Marbella
Designer: Juan Ligues
Holes: 18

El Soto de Marbella
If you are just beginning to play golf or if you want to hone your craft in the sport, then El Soto de Marbella is just your place.
Address: Urb. El Soto de Marbella, Crta. Elviria-La Mairena
Designer: Manuel Piñero
Holes: 9
Greenlife Golf
Very well designed and well laid out course. It sits in the magnificent Elviria Hills and is full of vegetation. It also has an artificial lake. You can play here anytime, night or day, since it is well lit during nighttime.
Address: Urb. Elviria Hills, Avda. Las Cumbres, Marbella
Designer: Greenlife Estates
Holes: 9 Par: 27 Length: 1,171m

Guadalmina Golf Club
This has two courses, the north and the south courses. The Guadalmina Golf Club’s south course is the 2nd oldest on the Costa del Sol, it is for more experienced golfers. The North course, on the other hand, is filled with water hazards that make it a challenge to players.
Address: Urb. Guadalmina Alta, Marbella
Designer: Falco Nardi, Javier Arana
North Course – 18 Holes
South Course - 18 Holes

La Dama de Noche Golf
This course is suitable for all golfers – beginners, experts and intermediate players. This is situated opposite Puerto Banus.
Address: Camino del Angel, Rio Verde, Marbella
Designer: Enrique Canales
Holes: 9 Par: 36 Length: 2,728m

La Quinta Golf and Country Club

This club has three 9-hole courses. You can, however, combine it to make 3 18 hole rounds. This is a challenging course, based on the design of the fairways.
Designer: Antonio Garcia Garrido and Manuel Piñero
Holes: 18

Las Brisas Golf Club
Las Brisas is simply gorgeous – it has a lot of bunkers and water awards that make this course a challenge.
Address: Nueva Andalucia, Marbella
Designer: Robert Trent Jones
Holes: 18

Los Naranjos Golf Club
The fragrance of orange trees wafts in the air as you play in this picturesque course. It is well planned and well laid out.
Address: Nueva Andalucia, Marbella
Designer: Robert Trent Jones
Holes: 18

Marbella Golf and Country Club
A thoroughly demanding course, with a somewhat hilly ground. This is what makes Marbella Golf and Country Club a championship course. The golfers are challenged to always play their best.
Address: N 340 Km. 188, Marbella
Designer: Robert Trent Jones
Holes: 18

Monte Paraiso Golf
Very close to the Marbella City Center. Its beautiful setting – the sea and the mountains – make this a great place to play.
Address: Camino de Camojan, Marbella
Designer: Manuel Piñero
Holes: 9 Par: 27 Length: 952m
Rio Real Golf Club
A magnificent course. Playing golf at Rio Real Golf Club is both for beginners and experienced golfers. Named after the Rio Real river, which crosses the course four times, it is just 3 kilometers from the Marbella City Center.
Address: Urb. Rio Real, Marbella
Designer: Javier Arana
Holes: 18 Par
Santa Clara Golf
This parkland course is the new wave in golf course design. It has a few hills, big trees and large greens. It also has no rough on 75% of the course.
Address: N 340 Km. 185.7, Marbella
Designer: Enrique Canales
Holes: 18 Par

Santa Maria Golf and Country Club
This stunning golf course is filled with many hazards, because of the many streams and lakes that cross or course through the course. Set in a valley filled with rich foliage, it is quite beautiful. It is for both beginners and experts.
Address: Urb. Elvira, Marbella
Designer: Antonio Garcia Garrido
Holes: 18