With Almeria home to the only classified desert in Europe, the Costa de Almeria has less rainfall then any other Spanish Costa, making it a perfect golfing destination all year round.
Take advantage of this fantastic climate and come and play a round or two at one of the five beautiful golf courses, listed below:
Valle de Este
Valle de Este is located approximately 10 minutes drive from Mojacar on the edge of Vera. The course was opened in 2002 and is a challenging 18 hole course which is set in rolling hills and steep cliffs, with a landscape that rivals Arizona's best golf courses.
At the heart of the course, the club house can be found, with a driving range and putting greens to allow you to practice and improve your game.
Valle de Este Golf Resort.
Vera. Almeria. 04620. Tel: +34 950 548 600
This course has been built to full USGA specification, with its narrow and beautifully manicured fairways and it's Arizona style back drop of rocks and cacti. When opened in 2000, it was the only desert golf course in Europe and has quickly become the new golfing destination of Spain. With the course set high on a plateau above the Almanzora valley, players can enjoy the amazing surroundings, with the mountains and Mediterranean sea, whilst a sea breeze will keep you cool in the summer heat.
Cuevas de Almanzora. Almeria. 04610. Tel:+34 637 861 591
Marina Golf, an 18 hole course in Mojacar was opened in 2000. The course has 9 holes overlooking the Mediterranean sea and 9 holes with spectacular mountain views. The variation of the holes will keep you on your toes and the course´s signature hole, Hole 4, with it´s tee position set 67 metres above, is one to challenge every player.
Avda del Mar 4.
Marina de la Torre. Mojacar. Almeria. 04638. Tel: + 34 950 133 235. Fax: +34 950 133 250
Set on the outskirts of San Juan de Los Terreros at the foot of the Sierra Aguilon hills, this 18 hole course is a must for golfers. With over 100 bunkers and numerous ravines the course design is out of the ordinary. The course is spectacular, and with greens only accessible by bridge, it will challenge golfers of every standard. A round of golf here is well worth the 25 minutes drive from Mojacar!
Urb Mundo Aguilon s/n. Pilar de Jaravia. Pulpi. Almeria. 04648. Tel: +34 672 655 600
Specialist golfing holidays can be arranged. Contact Exclusive Holiday Villas for more details and prices.