Despite the country’s economic problems, Spain still ranks as one of the top destinations for golfers. The recession has hit the property market hard and there are plenty of golf developments built during the past five years where unsold apartments and villas stand as empty reminders to the financial crisis. However, there are more than 300 golf courses throughout Spain, with over 120 alone in Andalucía, where the sunny fairways and immaculate greens haven’t wavered in popularity for golfing tourists.
Some of the most prestigious courses in Spain are located along the Costa del Sol, otherwise known for good reason as the Costa del Golf. There are also a host of other value for money courses that offer visiting golfers the opportunity to play amongst beautiful surroundings where attractive group discounts can be found.
The exclusive urbanisation of Sotogrande, situated in the area of San Roque at the western end of the Costa del Sol, boasts several courses that would have any seasoned player salivating at the prospect of playing them. [Read more…]