Costa de la Luz Golf

Golf courses located on the eastern of the Costa de la Luz within the province of Cadiz

The Costa de la Luz stretches from Ayamonte on the border with Portugal to its famous neighbouring coastline of the Costa del Sol.  This formidable coast of light is split into the sub regions of Huelva and Cadiz.

Cadiz is gaining popularity as a first class golfing holiday destination for groups, families and couples. The enviable climate provides a steady average yearly temperatures of around 18C in winter and around 33c during the summer months.

Away from golf the Costa de la Luz offers lots of attractions including charming white washed villages, picturesque fishing villages, wonderful long sandy beaches as well as lots of great tapas bars and restaurants.

The Cadiz section of the Costa de la Luz runs from the River Guadalquivir along to the southern part of the Costa del Sol and is home to numerous top golf courses.  More and more golfers are choosing this region to  enjoy golf breaks due to the quality of the golf courses, the long hours of sunshine, amazing beaches and the less crowded resorts.

Popular golf courses and resorts within the Cadiz region of the Costa de la Luz include  Arcos Gardens, Montecastillo, Benalup, Montenmedio,  Costa Ballena, Sherry Golf  and Novo Sancti Petri.

Arcos Gardens Golf


Arcos Gardens Golf Info

» Course Layout: Forrest

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: Yes

» Yellow Tees: 6900 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: No

Costa de la luz Golf 


Arcos Gardens is located about an hours drive from the coast and can be found just east of the beautiful town of Arcos de la Fronterra at the foothills of the Sierra de Grazalema national park.

The course opened in 2006 and was designed by  architects Chris Cole  and Jeff Potts. It is now recognized as a true championship golf course.  A challenge to players of all levels whilst still being user friendly to the average member standard.

Golfers playing at Arcos Gardens are treated to wide forgiving fairways, medium sized greens and a mix of well placed bunkers that will challenge players driving distances. The hazards and trees  are well placed so accuracy is a must if you are to achieve your handicap.

Centre stage to the course is the stunning Cortijo Club House and hotel which offers all the amenities to ensure a memorable golf holidays. Costa de la Luz golf is all the better for having such a great course and resort.

Benalup Golf 


Benalup Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 5465 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: No

Benalup Golf Costa de la Luz


Benalup Hotel and Golf Resort has become a reference point for Costa de la Luz golf with it's enviable location with stunning views over the Janda Valley and the Alcornocales Nature Reserve. Just a 30 minute  drive from the coast and the picturesque village of Vejer de la Fronterra, Benalup offers a newly reformed 18 hole championship golf course well worth playing at any time of the year.

The renovated 18 hole  Par 73 course designed by Baron Paul Rolin and several other renowned architects and is surrounded by local flora and Mediterranean vegetation mostly  Olive, Cork, Pine and Mastic trees.  Players enjoy spectacular views of the Janda Lake and nature reserve.

Benalup offer a unique all inclusive green fee package where golfers can enjoy a superb breakfast, refreshments and a 3 course lunch and drinks.

Costa Ballena Golf 


Costa Ballena Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:  27

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 6036 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

Costa Ballena Golf 


The Costa Ballena Golf Resort enjoys a superb located right next to the golden sandy beaches of the Costa de la Luz.  The resort is just a 30 minute drive from Sanlucar de Barrameda,  the beautiful Marina at Puerto de Santa Maria and the historic city of Jerez, home of Sherry wine.

Costa Ballena Golf Club offers up 27 championship holes of golf, divided into 3x9 hole combinations, plus a 9 hole par 3 executive course and some of the most impressive practice facilities you will fine anywhere in Spain.

Designed by famed Spanish golfer Jose Maria Olazabal,  each nine hole offers a unique experience to players of all levels and abilities. Overall the courses are relatively flat with may holes running alongside the Atlantic sea giving a links feel to much of the course. Strategically places bunkers, lakes and water hazards provide an interesting challenge to all golfers.

Players can enjoy the stunning Oceano beach club house for after round food options whilst taking in the amazing views over the Atlantic Ocean.

La Estancia Golf 


La Estancia Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 5935 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

La Estancia Golf 


La Estancia golf is located just outside the popular coastal village of Chiclana not far from the stunning La Barrosa beach. The course extend over 82 acres and was built around a protected area to blend naturally into the environment.

The Par 72  course was designed by Dutch architect Alan Rijks who has created an interesting layout to test players whilst offering something unique on each hole. Well placed lakes and streams filter through the course making accuracy a premium.   Each hole layout encourages players to plan each shot well. The fairways have been contoured through numerous canyons and gullies  and the dominant winds that effect the area make for an interesting and ever changing round of golf. Players are treated to large undulating greens which allow for many different pin positions to make each round unique.

La Estancia golf course can be enjoyed by players of all levels and is quite convenient for walking, the club also has a large fleet of buggies.

Montecastillo Golf Resort


 

Montecastillo Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: Yes

» Yellow Tees: 5986 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

Montecastillo Golf Resort


 

Montecastillo Hotel & Golf Resort is located close to the historic city of Jerez and offers a spectacular character hotel set around a 19th century castle. The resort boasts a privileged position close to Jerez de la Frontera, 30 minutes from the glorious Costa de la Luz beaches and next door to the world renowned motor racing circuit. Jerez airport is just a 10 minute drive away.

The Montecastillo golf 18 hole course opened in 1993 , designed by the great Jack Nicklaus and described by him as one of his greatest course designs. Montecastillo Golf has been the venue of many a top European tournament including the Volvo Masters on no less then 5 occasions. Regularly ranked within the top 100 golf courses in the world the courses provides a challenge to players of all levels and handicaps. The early holes will test you with their length as well as the water hazards at the turn. The fairways and greens are normally ion great shape with the large greens testing your putting skills on every hole. The course can be walked although a buggy is recommended, and sometime compulsory.

Montecastillo Golf also boasts a large practice area with a 37 bay driving range, with putting and chipping areas to pick up your short game.

Montenmedio Golf


Montenmedio Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland & Forrest

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 5782 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

Montenmedio Golf


The Montenmedio Golf and Country Club enjoys a beautiful location just a short drive from the picturesque town of Vejer de la Frontera , Medina and Benalup and a 5 minute drive from some of the best beaches in Spain.

The Montenmedio resort is luxurious and stylish on all levels and the golf course is no exception. The 18 hole Par 72 course is one of the best kept in Spain with lush fairways and immaculate greens. The natural environment reigns supreme here and is surrounded by wild oak trees and pine forests, not to mention the stunning views out over the Atlantic Ocean and the African Coastline.

The exquisite club house was built in an Andalusian neoclassical style with Asian influences and is the perfect place to relax after your round and enjoy some of the delicious food on offer.
The Montenmedio golf course offer players a mixture of parkland and forests style layout with long fairways and a testing layout for players of all handicaps.

Novo Sancti Petri Golf


Novo Sancti Petri Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 6097 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

Novo Sancti Petri Golf


The Royal Novo Sancti Petri Golf Club is located close to Chiclana de la Frontera and the inspiring Costa del la Luz coastline. It is now one of the most important golf resorts in Cadiz. Set within 400 hectares of land the course offers coastal views and pine forests the resort is outstanding.

The club now boasts 54 holes over three great courses. The original Mar y Pino course was designed by the late great Seve Ballesteros in 1990 with additional holes added in 2001 and 2007. The other two courses are Centro and Campano.

The resort boasts a whole range of facilities which has made the Royal Novo Santi Petri Golf Club one of the most popular on the Costa de la Luz. Facilities include a 4 and 5 star hotel, golf academy, driving range, practice areas as ell as paddle and tennis courts.

The club house is special with a stunning terrace overlooking 2 of the greens. There is a small bar which overlooks the 10th tee as well as the driving range, perfect for a quick mid round snack.

Sancti Petri Hills Golf


Sancti Petri Hills Golf Info

» Course Layout: Forrest & Parkland

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 4606 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

Sancti Petri Hills Golf


Sancti Petri Hills Golf Resort is located adjacent to the Royal Novo Sancti Petri Golf Club and is another perfect location to enjoy golf de la luz.  The  resort  is surrounded by low rise construction and pine forests with a quality golf course at its heart.

The 18 golf course opened in 2006, designed by Spanish pro Manuel Pinero, who was the European Ryder Cup team vice-captain. The course has become a great addition to the 54 holes of the adjacent Sancti Petri resort. The design and layout has made good use of the natural surroundings nestled amongst the local pines. The course has some well places water hazards, high quality bunkers and multi-tiered greens which make for an interesting round.  The fairways are wide and forgiving and flow perfectly through the umbrella pine forest.

The club also offers a good range of facilities for visiting golfers including driving nets, putting green, chipping and short game area. The small clubhouse has a nice atmosphere with a pro shop, bar and restaurant.

Sherry Golf


Sherry  Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:  18

» Buggy Recommended: No

» Yellow Tees: 6160 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental: Yes

Sherry Golf


Sherry Golf Club is located close to the historic city of Jerez and just a 30 minute drive from the stunning Costa de la Luz coastline.

The sherry golf course opened in 2004 a although it looks more established than the years may suggest.  Designed by Stirling and Martin of the Global Golf Company the 18 hole, Par 72 course does not disappoint.

Great use of water features, lakes and the natural contours of the land makes this golf course well worth playing.  The views are stunning out over the local vineyards and surrounding countryside.  The fairways are always in excellent condition, some of the bunkers are even in the shape of horses, a nod to  the local world famous performing horses of Jerez.

The club boasts a typical Andalucian style club house which offers a range of very decent food and nice atmosphere, a great place to enjoy your pre and after round food and drinks, private dining facilities are available for large groups as well as a thoughtful a la carte menu.

There is also a small Par 3 course, great to sharpen up your short game, a driving range and putting area.  

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