Spain is, without doubt, one of the best destinations for golf in continental Europe. With the perfect Mediterranean climate, several stunning championship courses and a host of golf resorts to choose from it is easy to see why so many golfing tourists flock to Spain every year. The Costa del Sol specifically, located on Spain’s south coast, remains a world-renowned golf destination.
There are now over 400 golf courses to choose from in Spain, offering options to suit every golfer. However, below is our pick of the top five must-play golf courses in Spain.
The flatter layout means Sevilla is walkable for most golfers all year around. Slightly further out the way for many golf tourists, but this course is definitely one you must play if you are visiting the beautiful city of Seville.
Previously laying claim to the number one golf course in mainland Europe, El Saler is renowned for its use of the natural land as well as its stunning Mediterranean views. You could be forgiven for thinking you are playing a British seaside links course on some of the holes, yet others feature local umbrella pines. A little south of Valencia it is out of the way for many golfing tourists, but if you are willing to make the drive El Saler will not disappoint.
Tecina gets an honourable mention as one of the top courses to play for golfers visiting the Canary Islands. Set on the beautiful island of La Gomera, this hilltop golf course boasts spectacular views over the Atlantic and neighbouring Tenerife. It is definitely a full day-trip from Tenerife having to catch a ferry and shuttle bus, but the truly unique experience of this golf course will definitely make it worth your time.