Golf in Marbella
Marbella is a city in the south of Spain and is a part of the community of Andalusia. Marbella is also part of the Costa del Sol, which is very popular with tourists and golfers alike. Golf in Marbella is a very popular activity. Thousands of golfers visit Marbella every year for their golf holiday, golf break or golf team preparations for the golf year to come.
The city centre of Marbella consists of the "Barrio Alto" and the "Barrio Neuvo", respectively the old, and new neighbourhood. "New" doesn't really mean new by the way, as the layout of the walled city centre is still almost the same as in the 16th century. One of the famous landmarks in the old city is the "Plaza de Naranjos", a square which architecture is a great example of Castillian Renaissance. Not only is the square an architectonic highlight, it is also a place to meet with friends for drinks and food.
What about golf in Marbella? Marbella and its surroundings are great for golf. There are 34 golf clubs in the vicinity of the city and most of them are definitely worth a visit. Marbella golf courses have one thing in common: warm temperatures all year round! The average annual temperature in Marbella is above 18 °C. This makes Marbella an excellent destination to escape the cold winter weather to play some golf in Spain.
One of the most famous Golf courses in Marbella is Santa Clara Golf Marbella, which is located a mere 10 kilometers east of the city. Santa Clara Golf Club is one of the best golf courses in the Costa del Sol. The golf course was designed by Spanish golf course architect Enrique Canales Busquets with respect for nature, vegetation and wildlife.
Some other noteworthy golf courses near Marbella include Aloha Club de Golf, Real Club de Golf Las Brisas, and Marbella Club Golf Resort. All these Marbella golf courses are located within 25 kilometers of the city.