Golf Resorts in the Costa Blanca

15/06/2014

• Golf Resorts in the Costa Blanca

One of the many reasons people choose to live in the Costa Blanca is for the fantastic golf. Visiting your Spanish property for a long weekend, the whole summer or even your retirement will give you all the time you need to perfect that swing. The Costa Blanca is well regarded as a great place for golf with many courses available in Torrevieja, Almeria and Murcia having the heaviest concentration of fantastic golf courses. The benefits of owning a Spanish home in this area for the avid golfer are really simple, you have your own golf clubs on hand, you can try all the golf courses in the Costa Blanca before picking your favourite, and the weather is glorious!

• Buying Property in a Spanish Golf Resort

This is a quick introduction to the golf courses in Mercia. There are over 18 golf courses in this area of Spain making this a golfer’s delight as you will never get bored as there is always a new course to try. Many of these new golf courses were built as resorts, many of which offer much more than golf, different sports, classes and workshops with a great community feel are also available, so these are a great choice for the whole family, visit www.dolphin-properties.com for Spanish golf properties. Here is a quick overview of some of the golf courses in Mercia:

• La Manga Golf Course

La Manga Club is a top quality course in a beautiful location. There are three championship courses here with excellent practice facilities to perfect that swing. It hosts international tournaments and many corporate and celebrity events.

• Altorreal Golf Course

North of Mercia and with Lovely Mountain views in the Altorreal Golf Club. Thousands of olive and pine trees cover this course and it has interesting water features that golfers must manage with care, a varied course played over both flat and hilly holes this is a beautiful golf course to try.

• Saurines de la Torre Golf Course

This course has two lakes, and one features very heavily in the design of the course, and is lightly bunkered with a desert feel.

• Murcia Golf – Hacienda Riquelme

Designed by Jack Nicklaus, you can find the Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort in the area adjacent to Peraljea Golf near the small village of Avileses. Opened in 2008 some of the course still needs a little time to mature but otherwise a great course with tees, greens and fairways in good order.

• El Valle Golf Resort

Situated in the El Valle park area the El Valle Golf Resort is easily found on the Murcia to San Javier Highway. This is a more technical course, created by Jack Nicklaus, and the focus is on shot making rather than length. It has a desert feel with many rocks and caves along the way for an interesting round.

• Almeria Golf – Lorca Golf & Spa Resort

This resort was designed by Dave Thomas and Jorge Soler, has an excellent 18 hole course and a myriad of facilities including, tennis courts, fitness area, relaxing Spa and its own 5-star hotel.

• Hacienda Del Alamo

Designed by Dave Thomas the Hacienda Del Alamo Golf Resort is easily accessible in the centre of Murcia near the village of Fuente Alamo. A very pretty course with an abundance of olive, fruit and almond plantations and claims to be the longest golf course in Spain. It has an academy and Miguel Angel Jiminez as their golf ambassador and it is his record to beat on this course.

• La Peraleja Golf Club

This course is a good challenge to all standards of golfer, great fun if you are up for the challenge!

• La Serena Golf Resort

A short drive from Mercia is the La Serena Golf Resort, the course has water hazards so is an excellent test of your golf and it has good facilities at its clubhouse.

• Mar Menor Golf Course

A convenient location for those flying in to their holiday home in spain for a long weekend, the Mar Menor Golf Course is only fifteen minutes drive from San Javier airport. Built on a fruit orchard by Dave Thomas and then added to by Jack Nicklaus the course and the whole resort is a great place to be for a golf getaway.

• La Serena Golf Resort

A short drive from Mercia is the La Serena Golf Resort, the course has water hazards so is an excellent test of your golf and it has good facilities at its clubhouse.

Golf is a great way to spend your time in your new home in the Costa Blanca, with its sunny long days and because the area has so many golf courses and golf resorts there are many like-minded golfers around for you to play with.

Please contact us if you are looking for a property near a Spanish golf course.