For a few years now the Costa del Sol has become one of the favourite destinations for golf lovers of all ages. Not only is the climate enviable for any European country, it is the quantity and quality of courses that have been developed on the already well-known Costa del Golf.
It is no surprise that with this boom a whole urbanistic cluster has developed with golf courses close to properties for sale on the Costa del Sol. The Costa del Golf has 69 golf courses, with a total of 1,134 holes distributed in 16 municipalities of Málaga. This is no small matter for the more than 4 million golfers currently registered in Europe.
As it could not be otherwise, Marbella – being the most exclusive destination on the Costa del Sol – concentrates the largest number of golf courses, with a total of 15 golf courses and 243 holes. This represents more than 20% of the total offer of the Costa del Golf.
The Triángulo Dorado (Golden Triangle) that runs from Nueva Andalucía to Benahavís and Estepona concentrates the number 2 golf courses on the coast of Malaga, with 8 golf courses in Benahavís, and 8 in Estepona, respectively (11.6% of the total).
The golf courses that extend along the whole area of the coast reach as far as Manilva and the Cadiz municipality of Sotogrande, which has the famous Real Club de Golf de Sotogrande.
Gilmar, the leading real estate company in the Spanish market with more than 37 years of experience, has always been committed to the development of golf on the Costa del Sol. That is why all our exclusive developments on the coast of Marbella to Manilva-Sotogrande are just minutes away from a golf course.
In addition to buying an apartament in Marbella, you should also consider the privileged location in one of the most emblematic points for this sport. The Costa del Golf concentrates 67% of the total number of golf courses in Andalusia and is the area with the most holes in all of Spain.
Some of the best golf courses in front of our exclusive properties for sale are El Paraíso Golf Course, Valle Romano Golf and Resort, Los Flamingos Villa Padierna, Casares Costa Golf, Real Club de Golf de Sotogrande, La Duquesa Golf & Country Club, Estepona Golf or Finca Cortesin Golf Club.
Costa del Golf attracts more than 4 million European players to the coast of Malaga every year. The golf courses on the Costa del Sol are a golden cornucopia for the towns where they are located and create a whole network of direct and indirect jobs.
According to a recent study by the public entity Turismo Costa del Sol, the economic impact for the area is 1,410 million euros, in addition to 775 million euros in direct and indirect income.
This was stated by the president of Tourism Costa del Sol and the Provincial Council of Malaga, Elias Bendodo, who assured that the average expenditure of golf tourists is over 1,800 euros, with an average stay of 12.31 days.
The Costa del Sol has everything it takes to be one of the best organizers of golf tournaments in Spain and Europe. Every month some of the most important prizes in the sport are held on its courses in its different categories: male, female and junior.
The large number of golf courses on offer, their quality and professionalism – added to the enviable climate of the Costa del Sol – has made Malaga the focus of all lovers of this sport.
In the following link you can check the 2020 calendar of golf tournaments on the Costa del Sol. There is still a lot to play!