The Costa del Sol is well known as La Costa del Golf (Golfs Coast) because it has the largest concentration of golf courses in Andalusia and Europe. There are more than 70 golf courses distributed in Marbella, Mijas, Estepona, Benahavís, San Roque, Málaga, Casares, Rincón de la Victoria, Benalmádena, Vélez-Málaga, Fuengirola, Nerja, and Manilva. And there are also inland towns such as Alhaurín el Grande, Alhaurín de la Torre, and Antequera.
Andalusia has a long tradition of golf as the Real Club de Campo de Málaga was funded in 1925, the first in the region. The importance of the Costa del Sol in the golf context is associated with the origins of international golf tourism in the 1960s. It is at this time that the quality of its golf courses acquires international fame, beginning to be known as the Golf Coast. The unique characteristics of this area give all the courses in this area their own personality, and golfers enjoy the quality of the courses and services, as well as the privileged climate of the Costa del Sol.
Golfers have a wide range of possibilities to choose the golf course that they like best and that suits their needs. These include the following: Miraflores Golf, Costa del Golf, Marbella Club Golf, La Cala Golf, IH Golf Academy – Guadalhorce Club de Golf, and Finca Cortesin Golf, to mention a few.
The Mediterranean is currently among the destinations with the greatest capacity for attraction worldwide. It is not only the weather, the landscape, the historical-cultural heritage but also the gastronomy and its coasts are the most valued aspects among the tourists who travel to this region. All these added values also attract golfers, together with the substantial number of tournaments and golf clubs’ offers.
Andalusia receives more than half a million golf tourists a year. Golf tourists in Andalusia stay an average of 11.7 days, a figure almost 3 days to the average stay presented by the total number of tourists. If golf is your favourite sport, and you also want to enjoy a privileged climate with a wide range of hotels, culture, and amazing gastronomy, Costa del Sol is the ideal place to visit, discover and enjoy. On spainholiday.eu you can find a large selection of suitable holiday homes close to numerous golf courses, this apartment is located 100 meters fra Calanova golf club