Marbella, Spain’s Costa del Sol cultural and nightlife capital, and neighboring Sotogrande have a world-renowned reputation for their golfing scene. Marbella is a popular vacation spot, with a large stretch of bars, clubs and restaurants, as well as miles of Mediterranean coastline and beaches. Both are situated on the southern tip of Spain, in the Andalusia region, which is famous for its rolling hills and farmland. Because of Andalusia’s natural terrain makes a perfect location for golf.
Sotogrande golf is among the best in the country. The Valderrama course, designed by legendary golf architect, Robert Trent Jones Sr, is one of the most well known and loved golf courses in the world. It hosted the 1997 Ryder Cup tournament and has hosted several other tournaments, including the Volvo Masters, Women’s Spanish Open and more. Another legendary golf club in Sotogrande is the La Reserva course, which is also highly-regarded among amateur and professional golfers.
Finca Cortesin, one of the best courses and hotels in the area plays host to the Solheim Cup in 2023. This will be the first time a Solheim Cup is played in Spain, and will provide the perfect setting for this iconic team event.
There is hardly a shortage of Marbella golf courses, which include the La Quinta course, designed by Ryder Cup champion, Manuel Piñero, Marbella Golf Country Club, Los Naranjos Golf Club, and countless others.
Both Marbella and Sotogrande are not just famous for their golf courses, as both have an international reputation as excellent vacation destinations, due to their beaches, nightlife and activities. At Marbella’s opulent Golden Mile, you can find several highly-reviewed restaurants to dine at, while enjoying beautiful views over the Mediterranean. At Premier Golf, we can help you through every step of your booking, and can recommend the very best places to visit to help you have a seamless and unforgettable experience.