Where the soul is energized by the sol, much of Spain is sunny and has pleasant, mild summers and winters. Its temperate climate makes playing golf all year round possible especially in the regions of South of Andalucia, Costa Brava, Valencia, and the world-famous Canary Islands.
Its city Marbella in Malaga is the golf capital of Europe that boasts of a stunning, dreamy setting. It stretches on the sandy Mediterranean coast with the backdrop of the Sierra Blanca Mountains. This resort city is dotted with some of Spain’s most popular golf courses that number to 400 sprawled across the country, drawing in many of the world’s top golf enthusiasts.
300 Days of Sunshine
The renowned golfing regions in Spain are Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz from Malaga to Cadiz where the sun shines for 300 days every year. And whether you want your golf trip experience to be in the city, foothills, or the seaside, there’s a sunny spot for you waiting to host your drive.
The Solheim Cup, a biennial golf tournament with participants from Europe and the US is currently being held at Finca Cortesin in Costa del Sol, drawing in golf pros to this sunny coastal region.
Spain is steeped in history, tradition, sports, arts, and cuisine. Tourists easily fall in love with its endless offerings of local scenes, flavors, and romantic atmosphere.
Exquisitely Designed Golf Courses for Everyone
Many of Spain’s golf courses are among the world’s best and were designed by golf landscape luminaries in Europe. Spain hosts prestigious international golf tournaments. Many professionals train here but it also provides options for beginners as many clubs offer practical courses for golf enthusiasts of all ages.
Top 10 Courses
- PGA Catalunya Resort – Catalonia
- Las Colinas Golf & Country Club – Costa Blanca, Valencian Community
- Lo Romero Golf – Costa Blanca, Valencian Community
- Calanova Golf Club – Valencia
- Golf La Finca – Costa Blanca, Valencian Community
- La Cala Resort – Andalucia
- Torremirona Golf & Spa Resort – Catalonia
- Las Ramblas Golf – Alicante
- Golf de Pals – Catalonia
- Emporda Golf Resort – Catalonia
Best Time to Travel
Spain is great for tourists all year round but the summer season from June to August is the country’s peak tourist season. Spring (April to May) and autumn (September to October) when tourism traffic is less and prices drop are also ideal for traveling.