Now known as the Costa Del Golf, here is a collection of some of the most impressive golfing regions that await you in the Costa Del Sol

We have already delved into the endless opportunities the Costa Del Sol offers holidaymakers, especially golfers. And if you thought it ended there then get ready for some more ‘Costa Del Golf’ action this month as we bring you three new glorious locations that are a must-visit on Spain’s sun-kissed southern coast.

Situated between the sea and the mountains, with 325 days of sun a year and an average annual temperature in the 20s, the Costa del Sol promises perfect playing conditions for golf all year round.

A round of golf in stunning surroundings

The diverse range of course designs will make you want to come back year after year so you can discover more and more new courses. From pitch and putt to the most demanding holes, there is a seemingly endless array of golf courses to choose from. Diversity is one of the defining characteristics of the Costa del Golf – and there really is something for everyone. The golf courses regularly organise classes and championships for men and women of all levels.

If you’re just starting out in the game, you’ll be pleased to know there is a large selection of golf schools and academies offering personalised classes, kids classes, and special courses for players with reduced mobility, always taught by qualified instructors.

Personal service, tailored to every group and every player, as well as excellent facilities where clubhouses become the epicentre of social life before and after each game, also combine to make the Costa del Golf the perfect destination for a round or two.

Want to learn more? The Visit Costa Del Sol website has everything you need to know.

Antequera

Combining history, culture, nature, gastronomy and relaxation, the municipality of Antequera offers a whole world of enjoyment beyond the golf course that will delight golf lovers looking for the perfect destination for their next sports holiday.

Very few places can claim to have such a wealth of history and culture as Antequera. Located in the heart of Andalusia, the town counts over fifty monuments and important archaeological sites.

As you walk the streets of Antequera, you will be immersed in its past. A glorious history that has left behind mansions, churches and convents in a diverse variety of styles, as well as a Moorish fortress and a UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site.

The municipality also has one of the most awe-inspiring natural spaces in the province of Malaga, Torcal de Antequera, which boasts the most impressive karstic landscape in Europe.

And as if all that weren’t enough, close to the town centre is the Conjunto Arqueológico Dólmenes de Antequera, an exceptional megalithic construction, declared a UNESCO world heritage site due to its wonderful state of preservation.

Golf courses in Antequera:

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Axarquia

Golf aficionados will absolutely love Axarquia.

With its selection of world-class golf courses and clubs and authentically Andalusian beaches, nature, culture and relaxation, the enchanting municipalities in Axarquia will make you fall in love with the area.

As you travel from the Altos Montes in Axarquia to the western coastline of the Costa del Sol, you will soon discover that this is a land of contrasts. Sticking out into the Mediterranean, charming villages such as Rincon de la Victoria, Torre del Mar (in Velez-Malaga), Algarrobo, Torrox and Nerja await with some of the best beaches in Malaga.

Make sure you don’t miss a visit to Frigiliana, which is considered one of the top 10 most beautiful villages in Spain.

The scenery in Axarquia is peppered with wild and unique landscapes, offering up picture-perfect settings. Cases in point include Moclinejo and Competa vineyards, producing delicious wines, and the Periana olive groves, famed for itsaceite verdial.

Between Almachar and El Borge, you can see traditional raisin producers drying the grapes which in turn become some of the best raisins in the world.

Golf courses in Axarquia:

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Benalmadena

The municipality of Benalmadena sits just 20 kilometres from the centre of Malaga and offers a whole host of attractions to make your holiday an unforgettable one. In addition to its prestigious golf clubs and resorts, Benalmadena gives visitors absolutely everything they are looking for.

Benalmadena Pueblo breathes tranquillity with its picturesque narrow streets and plazas, while Benalmadena Costa is where most tourists stay. Here the extensive coastline is divided into 15 beaches. Arroyo de la Miel, which has developed quickly over recent years, offers a wide range of entertainment and leisure opportunities, making it a sought-after destination.

Benalmadena’s marina, known as Puerto Marina, is one of the icons of the area and one of the most popular places for visitors to spend time. Entertainment here is guaranteed with boat hire, fishing trips and dolphin spotting, as well as the restaurants, shops, clubs and terraces. The perfect place to while away lazing hours day and night.

The most original sights, in terms of their origin or their structure, are the Estupa Budista de la Iluminacion, Colomares castle and Bil castle, an Arab-style building whose red tiles make an impact on the landscape.

Golf courses in Benalmadena:

Want to learn more? The Visit Costa Del Sol website has everything you need to know.