Golf in Murcia & Almeria
Situated on Spain's southeastern coast, the regions of Murcia and Almeria are golfing hotspots thanks to its growing selection of impressive courses and its gorgeous year-round weather on the Mediterranean Sea. This Andalusian region boasts an average annual temperature of 19 degrees Celsius, and golfers from all over the world flock to its courses.
Almeria is very similar to the Costa del Sol, although the latter is awash with far more tourists looking for beach breaks. Less touristy, Almeria is an excellent region to visit for a relaxing golf holiday with terrific dining experiences.
There are seven wonderful golf resorts and clubs to play in Almeria with the most popular being the Desert Springs Resort. Guests staying at the hotel will receive an unlimited number of golf rounds, making it the perfect golf getaway destination. The Valle del Este Golf Resort is another popular place to visit. This classic resort is one of the newer developments in Almeria, and its lush fairways make it a hotspot for golf. Visitors receive rounds of golf included in their room rate.
Just a two hour drive up the Mediterranean coastline is Murcia. Located in the Costa Blanca, Murcia offers visitors 12 golf courses to play. The most popular destination in Murcia is the stunning La Manga Golf Resort, home to three great courses. This sport and leisure resort borders local natural parks and sandy, isolated beaches. Thanks to its location and gorgeous year-round weather, it is an ideal golf holiday retreat.
The Roda Golf Resort close to the Mar Menor is another top course attracting many new golfing groups each year
Of course, when golfers in Almeria and Murcia aren't hitting long drives, they can find great Spanish nightlife. Both cities are known for having great bars and nightclubs that can wash away the memory of a poor day on the greens.