Among other things, the southern Costa Blanca is famous for its large number of professional, full-size golf courses. The climate in the area makes it possible to enjoy the delights of playing all year round and lovers of this great game consistently take advantage of this.
Of course, this pleasure is also available on the Orihuela Costa. Just 4-6 kilometres from the beaches are located as many as four 18-hole golf courses, highly regarded throughout Spain. These are arenas where both advanced players and beginners to the sport can realise themselves.
1. Club de Golf Las Ramblas – 18-hole course / 72 par
Las Ramblas Golf Resort is a fully professional, 18-hole golf course (72 par) with a length of 5770m. It was designed by Pepe Gancedo, the world’s leading golf course designer. The opening took place in 1991.
Las Ramblas Golf Resort was created on a hilly area, surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation. Great views and a large number of shaded areas are an undoubted advantage, which means that the Resort can be used for 12 months a year, also in the summer months.
The golf course is located just 5 kilometers from the beautiful sandy beaches of Orihuela Costa (provincia Alicante ), so you can naturally combine these two forms of recreation.
More details on the portal: www.grupoquara.com
2. Golf Club Villamartín – 18-hole course / 72 par
Like good Spanish Rioja, Campo de Golf Villamartin is a place that is beautifull and tastefully matured. It was founded in 1972 and has been enjoying golfers from all over the world for almost 50 years. It is open all year round and offers challenging competitions and a range of on-site services.
As you’d expect from a long-established club, the natural fauna and surrounding vegetation are both lush and well-rooted, providing an exotic Mediterranean eye-catcher while games.
The entire golf club area is well maintained by a professional team of landscaping and technicians.
The course is suitable for players of all skill levels as it requires the use of virtually every club in the bag. The greens are superbly designed and have attracted major tournaments over the years.
Golf Club Villamartín features a private clubhouse, a well-stocked Pro-Golf shop and a gourmet restaurant serving great cuisine to suit a wide range of palates in a refined setting.
It is located centrally on Orihuela Costa, not far from the Prima Apartamentos apartments.
More details on the portal: www.villamartingolfclub.com
3. Real Club de Golf Campoamor – 18-hole course / 72 par
The Real Club de Golf Campoamor Resort is one of the most recognized golf courses on the Costa Blanca. It was commissioned almost thirty-five years ago. It is consistently popular with golfers from all over Europe. Like most golf courses in the area, it is open to players all year round.
Real Club de Golf Campoamor began operating in 1988, when it was solemnly opened by HRH D. Juan de Borbon, Count of Barcelona, in whose honor a tournament bearing his name is held every August.
The route emerges from the wild beauty of Dehesa de Campoamor, between two valleys surrounded by small hills that protect it from the wind and create a microclimate that allows practical fun at any time of the year.
With a round length of 6,277m and par 72, players can enjoy a unique golf course whose lawns, meticulously maintained to the highest quality standards, blend in with the lush Mediterranean vegetation.
The course designers have made the most of Spain’s natural landscape by introducing undulating arches, groves and natural features of the site to make natural fauna part of the game.
Golf facilities both They have a private clubhouse with an exclusive restaurant serving a special first-class menu prepared by Masterchef resident Epi Rubio. Beautiful views make staying at Real Golf de Campoamor a unique pleasure.
The course is designed in such a way that it does not require the use of buggies (golf vehicles).
More details on the portal: www.lomasdecampoamor.com
4. Las Colinas Golf & Country Club – 18-hole course / 71 par
Another golf course located on the outskirts of Orihuela Costa. It is one of the best golf courses that have recently appeared in Europe. Only 11 years have passed since its opening, but it quickly became a favorite among both experienced and novice golfers.
Since its inception, the course has developed very dynamically. Already in its third year of operation Las Colinas organized the European Tour Qualifying School and since then it has been ranked among the top 100 golf courses in continental Europe.
It is carefully managed by Troon Golf. The entire playing area is set in a secluded valley and features well-manicured fairways, immaculate golfing surfaces and panoramic views of the local coastline.
The complex provides excellent exercise facilities and an elegant summer clubhouse.
The golf course extends set in a secluded valley between neighboring hills, it adapts to the unusual terrain and blends naturally into the surrounding landscape like no other course in Spain.
The wide fairways, the unique design of the extensive greens and the different tees on each hole give it a great variety, which makes it suitable for professional competitions, but also excellent for recreational play. Las Colinas is the jewel in the crown of golf on the Costa Blanca and offers every player, regardless of ability, the opportunity to enjoy the game and spend time in a beautiful environment.
More details on the portal: www.aworldapart.es
Within a radius of several kilometers there are other places where you can indulge in the pleasure of playing golf. These include: Lo Romero Golf, Vistabella Golf Club, Greenlands, Golf & Country Club La Marquesa, Golf La Finca, Hacienda Riquelme Golf.