Updated: January 27, 2023Published: January 25, 2023
Are you a golf fanatic?
Spain has some of the best golf resorts in the world, where besides playing golf, you can also enjoy the spa. These are luxury hotels with all the amenities!
Best of all, you will have nothing to worry about whether you go alone, with family, or friends. You will have absolutely everything you need in the same place without moving around in the car.
In this post, I will share the best resorts to stay in and play golf in Spain. All of them are highly rated by professional golfers. There are many scattered throughout the country, but we have selected the 11 best for you to add to your list.
Stay with me, and let’s find out together which ones they are!
Ohh! Almost forgot! At the end of the post, I have included a map so you can locate them without any problem!
P.S.: To make this post, we have resorted to two golf-fanatic friends with a lot of experience. Thanks to them, we have obtained a list of the best golf resorts in Spain that are killing it now! The resorts are ordered according to the best score obtained through Google reviews.
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1. Marbella Club Hotel
Location: Marbella, Málaga
1 Golf Course: 18 holes
Google rating: 4,7
Elegance, comfort, and an Andalusian touch! This spectacular golf resort has 18 holes and a five-star service designed by Dave Thomas.
Its golf course is located in the hills of Benahavis, in Marbella, in the heart of the Costa del Sol.
While hitting a few balls, you can enjoy the incredible views of Gibraltar, the African coast, and the Mediterranean Sea.
Handicaps required: Ladies 36 and Gentlemen 28.
Opening hours: Tee times from 08:30 - 15:00 (summer) / 14:30 (winter).
In addition to playing golf, you can also stay in the spectacular hotel with bright and spacious dream rooms. You can choose between a suite, a bungalow, or a villa!
You can also enjoy spa treatments and wellness programs that will help you disconnect from everything!
Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Resort is located in a natural environment of great beauty next to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the perfect place to practice golf and enjoy a unique experience in its facilities with great advances and incredible personalized service.
The club has three world-class golf courses: Flamingos, Alferini, and Tramores.
Flamingos: This 18-hole course is the resort’s original golf course and one of the most picturesque. The greens are large, while the fairways are narrow. Flamingos have hosted the European Senior Tour and the Women’s Spanish Open.
Alferini: is one of the few par 73 courses on the Costa del Sol, designed by the Spanish architect Antonio García Garrido. This 18-hole course is composed of long fairways and expansive greens. It is a course that requires length and precision.
Tramores: this is the ideal course for beginners or those who want to improve their technique. It is an 18-hole course of 3,468 meters in a quiet environment overlooking the sea.
After playing golf, you can relax in the resort while enjoying a delicious cocktail or tasting some of the dishes of Andalusian cuisine.
Stay in one of the rooms of this spectacular resort! An elegant palace in the middle of beautiful gardens. All are tastefully decorated, with classic artwork and incredible views of the golf courses and the Andalusian mountains.
Remember to take a look at the beauty, spa, and wellness facilities!
Sotogrande is famous for being one of the places with legendary golf courses. And, of course, we must include Reserva Club in this list, which has been hitting hard in recent years. It is one of the most iconic places on the Costa del Sol!
This spectacular 18-hole golf course with breathtaking views everywhere was designed in 2003 by the American architect Cabell B. Robinson, who also designed Finca Cortesin.
Ready to enjoy large greens and some challenging water hazards? La Reserva Club is a must for any golfer coming to Spain!
It also has a spectacular 5-star resort of Andalusian style, perfect for family vacations and relaxation. You will also enjoy an exquisite and delicious gastronomy that will leave you speechless!
Ready to visit one of the best golf courses? The Costa del Sol is calling you!
Jack Nicklaus designed this beautiful golf resort located on the Andalusian coast.
The Barceló Montecastillo Golf Course has hosted the Volvo Masters for five consecutive years (from 1997 to 2001) and the final of the Peugeot Tour (from 2001 to 2003).
It also offers equipment rental, buggies with GPS, a putting green, a chipping green, a golf academy, and a driving range.
And what could be better than enjoying a spa after a long golf day? This resort has it all!
Its hotel has been recently renovated and is equipped with five-star amenities. A stunning natural environment also surrounds it, and a 19th-century castle is located just outside Jerez de la Frontera.
The hotel rooms have adopted a new B-Room concept that blends a modern design while retaining a classic and elegant style.
This golf resort is situated in a privileged location with everything you need around it, so you won’t have to travel long distances!
Fuerteventura Golf Club is an 18 holes golf course of 1.500.000 m2, designed by Juan Catarineu. It is funny, but it is the largest green area in Fuerteventura!
The good thing is that this golf course is suitable for players of all levels and is open all year round!
The Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort has rooms and suites designed in an elegant Canarian style. A 5-star hotel where besides resting, you can enjoy some delicious dishes offered by its restaurants.
Take advantage of its 1,000 m2 wellness center and spa with a state-of-the-art thermal circuit. This resort will have everything you need: swimming pools, golf, tennis, gym, and even direct access to the beach!
This beautiful resort located in the Valencian Community was designed by José María Olazábal.
The course is next to the Montgó natural park, surrounded by hills and a Mediterranean forest. La Sella is internationally known for its great conditions; the best thing is that it is open all year round!
Besides playing golf, you can enjoy its incredible 5-star resort with excellent facilities, a spa, and a wide variety of gastronomic options.
It is an ideal choice if you want to come on vacation with the family or even to celebrate business meetings, conventions, and also weddings!
The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort and Spa is located in a privileged location in the Golf Valley of Marbella, between the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains.
Its golf course has 27 holes, which was designed by three-time world champion and Ryder Cup champion Manuel Piñero. The 27 holes are divided into three rounds of nine holes each.
The great thing about La Quinta Golf is that besides being one of the most attractive golf clubs in the area, it is suitable for all levels.
The Westin is an oasis of relaxation located just 10 minutes from the famous Marbella, a unique and very popular destination, especially in the summer months.
Its resort has rooms and suites with an elegant design where neutral tones abound. It is the ideal place to disconnect and recover energy while relaxing in the spa and enjoying its thermal circuits and fitness facilities.
This beautiful golf resort was designed by Nicklaus Design. It has 18 holes, wide fairways, and large bunkers.
Its facilities are ideal for both professional and amateur players. It is one of the best golf courses in the whole Region of Murcia, where you can also go at any time of the year and enjoy this sport to the fullest!
But not everything is golf! You can also stay at the incredible Caleia Mar Menor Golf & Spa Resort! The rooms of this beautiful hotel have been designed with a Mediterranean style combined with rustic touches, giving it a cozy atmosphere.
The resort also has a swimming pool, gym, spa, and delicious gastronomic options. You have to try the Italian and the Japanese restaurants, they are my favorite ones!
Here’s a map with the best Golf Resorts in Spain for you to add to your bucket list!
Have you been to any of these resorts or heard of them?
I have been so lucky to stay at three of them: Marbella Club Hotel, Reserva Club Sotogrande, and Caleia Mar Menor, and I must say that all three left me speechless!
I don’t play golf, but I accompanied my golf friends, and the golf courses are just amazing! In addition, the hotel and service are spectacular, and you have all the amenities without having to go anywhere!
All you have to do is enjoy!
Are there other golf resorts you recommend that are not on this list? We will love to hear form you!
Inigo Navarro is a seasoned travel writer with a deep understanding of Spain's cities, culture, people and language. Born and raised in Spain, he has spent years exploring the country and is currently one of the most-read Travel Bloggers about Spain. Inigo is also an experienced digital marketer, a father to 4 beautiful children and a huge Real Madrid Fan. ¡Hala Madrid!