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It’s not often that we post offers here on the Sunset Beach Club Blog but this one is so good that we just had to write about it!
With the golf season on the Costa del Sol in full swing (excuse the pun) we’ve teamed up with our sister resort, La Cala Golf, to put together an unbeatable last minute offer for the rest of this month of December and for January 2013.
For just €235 per person (based on double occupancy) you can enjoy a 4 night golf break which includes the following:
- 4 nights accommodation at Sunset Beach Club including full buffet breakfast
- 3 rounds of golf at La Cala Resort (3 golf courses) including buggies
- 4 days car hire
The Costa del Sol is famous for its golf courses; with over 60 different locations to choose from, golfers who choose this sunny destination for their golf break are literally spoilt for choice.
Price points vary depending on the course; there are courses charging over €100 and there are courses for half that price. In this post we highlight 9 golf courses offering green fees for under €55. As you will see below, these low prices are based on low season; however, they are still great value for money! (Please note that these prices are based on the offers we have available at the Sunset Beach Club Golf and Leisure Desk).
So without further ado, here are 9 golf courses where you can get a great round of golf for less than €55: Read More→
During the Costa del Sol’s golf season – between October and April – Sunset Beach Club welcomes many keen golfers looking to enjoy our fabulous sunny climate, the fantastic selection of top class golf courses and, of course, enjoy one or two drinks
Our extensive facilities and central location (we’re just 20 minutes from Málaga airport) make us popular choice for golfers looking for a great value golf holiday on the Costa del Sol. We offer comfortable 1 bedroom apartment accommodation, a full English/irish buffet breakfast for an energy boosting start to the day, a dedicated golf desk to help you with tee time bookings and transfers and a – highly popular – daily happy hour in our Panorama Bar.
We could go on and on about why you should consider Sunset Beach Club for your next golf break inSpain; however, we decided that the best way to transmit the Sunset Beach Club golf experience was to shoot a video… Read More→
The Volvo World Match Play Championship heads back to the spectacular Finca Cortesin course in Casares for its 2012 edition.
This year half of the 24 man field will include players who play in the US PGA Tour (Apparently this is the first time this has happened).
The draw for the round-robin group format which will take place on the Thursday and Friday will include six major champions: Darren Clarke, Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel, Graeme McDowell, Paul Lawrie and Retief Goosen. Last year’s champion Ian Poulter will also be back to defend his title; we can only hope that he puts on as impressive a display as he did last year! Read More→
The Andalucia Open 2012 – a European PGA Tour event – will be heading back to Aloha Golf, one of the Costa del Sol’s most long established and prestigious golf courses. From the 15th to 18th March, a strong field with some of the European Tour’s top golfers will compete for the €1 million prize pot!
For the last few years, this popular tournament – organized by local golfing hero, Miguel Angel Jiménez – has been played at the Parador del Golf in Malaga. Last year’s winner was former Open champion Paul Lawrie who will be coming back this year to defend his title at Aloha Golf. Read More→
The 24 players who will take part in the tournament have already arrived on the Costa del Sol and are ready to fight for the generous first prize of 800,000 Euros (The total prize fund is 3.4 million Euros!). The draw for the first two days of play took place this morning (please click here for a pdf copy of the groups).
Play commences on Thursday the 19th May, with the final being played on Sunday 22nd May. There’s a fantastic line up for this tournament with the top three players in the world, six of the top seven in the world rankings and the winners of the four majors.
Spectators will be able to watch their favourite golfers in action: Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Paul Casey, Charl Schwartzel, Ian Poulter, local hero Miguel Angel Jiménez …and many more!
The tournament will be played following traditional match play format with each match being decided over 18 holes. The 24 participants have been divided into eight groups of 3 players who will play each other over the first two days of the tournament. The first two out of each group will go through to the last 16 and quarter finals on Saturday, with the semi finals and final being played on Sunday. Read More→
Visitors to the show will have the opportunity to try out the latest equipment from all the big brands – any excuse to try and get an extra 30 yards on that drive! – practice their short game and putting on the dedicated practice areas and even get a few tips from the Pro’s who will be offering free golf lessons. Make sure you don’t miss the spectacular trick shots exhibition which takes place daily; it’s quite amazing what these guys are able to do with a golf ball!
There will be over 100 stands at the show; however, if you are planning to attend, make sure you look out for the Sunset Beach Club stand! Our very own Annemie, form our Golf Desk will be manning our stand and providing information about Sunset Beach Club and our great value golf packages.
If you’re planning on booking a golf holiday, make sure you stop by and talk to Annemie as she has some great offers for anyone booking at the show!
The show will be held at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre and will be open to the public from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
There’s top class golf this weekend on the Costa del Sol as some of the big names on the European Tour land in Málaga to play the Andalucia Golf Open at the Parador del Golf.
This popular tournament is sponsored by the Andalucian Tourist Board and will attract extensive media coverage. With some of the top players in the European Tour taking part, golf fans are guaranteed a great weekend of golf!
Last year’s winner, Louis Oosthuizen, will be back to defend his title and will be joined by local favourite, Miguel Angel Jimenez, and a host of other top players: Michael Campbell, Paul Lawrie, Thomas Bjorn, Niclas Fasth, Darren Clarke, Paul McGinley and Thomas Levet will all be teeing up on Thursday morning.
The total prize money for the tournament is €1,000,000 with the winner taking home a cheque for €166,660.
A special mention for two golfing legends who will also be playing in the Open: Winning Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie and his replacement to lead the next European Team, one of Spain’s most successful golfers, Jose Mari Olazábal.
The 156 players registered to take part in the Open will take to the course on Thursday morning with only half of the field – those who make the cut – proceeding to the final and deciding rounds on Saturday and Sunday.
Spectators will be able to enjoy watching play for free on Thursday and Friday; on Saturday and Sunday there will be a charge of €10 per day or €15 for both days. Children under the age of 16 have free admission and there will be free parking made available to all spectators. Tickets are on sale at the Parador del Golf as from today.
The Golf season here on the Costa del Sol is in full swing and we’re starting to see more golfing guests around the hotel. At this time of year, golf courses in the Costa del Sol start to get busy and can be pricey! But don’t dispair, Annemie and Susanna on our Golf & Leisure desk have managed to negotiate some great offers for green fees for the month of February!
The following prices are for 2 green fees and a buggy…..
La Cala Golf – €108
El Chaparral Golf – €102 (Until 21st Feb 2011)
Santa Clara Golf – €162
Torrequebrada Golf – €158
Santa María Golf – €126
La Quinta Golf – €170
Alhaurin Golf – €92 (until 15th Feb 2011)
Los Naranjos Golf – €177
Lauro Golf – €128
For more information and to book green fees, please call +34 952 579400 (ext. 3053) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here’s a short video which is ideal for golf groups thinking of travelling to the Costa del Sol for their next club or society golf holiday.
As well as detailing the facilities and activities which make Sunset Beach Club an ideal base for golfers, the video also provides a quick guide to some of the most popular golf courses on the coast: Mijas Golf, Torrequebrada, Rio Real, Lauro Golf, Marbella Golf, Santana Golf and, of course, our sister Resort of La Cala!