It is called it the Costa del Golf, and with over 60 golf courses throughout Andalucia - more than 30 of which are on the Costa del Sol - it's easy to understand why. A golfing holiday on the Costa del Sol is excellent because of the year-round sunshine, and Mijas is well located to take advantage of the numerous championship courses in the area. If you are looking for the perfect golfing destination in the Costa del sol area, you don’t have to look any further. Among the popular 3 favourites in the area are:
This course is the longer of the two courses at Mijas Golf, being 6,536 metres in length. Lagos is a course with gentle slopes, broad fairways, and few forest trees as impediments; nonetheless, it is well-defended by numerous bunkers and not fewer than nine lakes (from which the course gets its name), all of which are ready to capture any and all balls that come their way on the course.
Aside from that, the greens are spacious and flat, with delicate undulations, and the broad tees may be adjusted to lessen or increase difficulty depending on the player's preference. In this way, this course, which is one of the most well-known commercial courses on the Costa del Sol, is ideal for players of all abilities and handicap levels.
There are few golf resorts as luxurious or large as La Cala Resort in southern Europe. Located in Mijas, Andalusia, La Cala Resort is a residential and recreational community in Mijas, Spain. The resort town of La Cala is located between Marbella and Fuengirola. It offers three 18-hole golf courses, a 6-hole Par 3 pitch-and-putt course, and an academy of golf. The Royal Spanish Golf Federation has designated it as the country's largest golf complex, and it is the largest in Europe. A premium hotel, on-site apartments and villas, as well as a separate clubhouse, are among the other amenities.
The resort's three 18-hole courses, which are titled Campo América, Campo Asia, and Campo Europa, were designed by Cabell B. Robinson and are located on the property. Numerous events have taken place in the facility, including the Ladies European Tour qualifying school and the Spanish Pairs final, which was won by Andrés Jiménez and Miguel Angel Jiménez.
This golf course features one of the world's most challenging greens.
Alhaurin's magnificent 18 holes, located in the mountains between Mijas and Coin, offer some of the most difficult golf on the Costa del Sol. Designed by Seve Ballesteros and opened for play in 1994, this course is set on extremely steep terrain, presenting golfers with a difficult challenge.
With fairways that rise up, plunge down, and cling to the Mijas mountains, a round at Alhaurin demands a strategic approach, and precision in every aspect of the golf game is critical. While some observers believe this course is a little too quirky to be considered fun, many golfers come year after year for the challenge (and the spectacular vistas).
As you can see, calling Mijas, Costa del Golf is no overstatement. This Costa del sol region is Spain is the perfect location for everything, from a quite laid-back holiday to a golfing expedition. If you plan on visiting anytime soon, be sure you have the right accommodation for your needs and lifestyle. Get in touch with Spot Blue Properties to explore accommodation options in the area.