5 best golf courses in spain
January, 2022

Top 5 golf courses you must play this year

As golfers, one of the things we get to enjoy the most about the sport is nature in all its beauty. Some courses will offer great mountain views or perhaps run along a beautiful coastline. Every golf course has its own charm and unique challenges and the possibility to experience them all is very exciting. At Play in One, we want to give you a top 5 recommendations for the best golf courses in Spain to visit in 2022. Some of them are out of the ordinary or different from what everyone else is recommending out there, so we hope to enjoy the list.

Best golf courses in Spain:

1) La Herreria golf course, Madrid | Spain

The golf course is located North of Madrid besides the unique and magnificent Escorial monastery. Players will enjoy great views of the Guaderrama mountain range and the monastery. the tree-lined undulating fairways and a challenging design make this 18-hole course a great course to play.


2) Arcos golf course, Cádiz | Spain

The Arcos golf course has many features that make it a great course to play. Its surroundings and views of a rural landscape, the old town of Arcos, and the lake are enjoyable. It is one of the longest golf courses in Europe designed by Landmark Spain to challenge the more seasoned players and entertain amateurs as well. Broad fairways to smash the driver and well-positioned obstacles. 


3) El Rompido North course, Huelva | Spain

The North Rompido course by Álvaro Arana is a truly enjoyable course for professional and amateur players alike.  It is ranked  45th among the best golf courses in Spain according to top100golfcourses.com. The course is a fine test for any golfer with wide and long fairways and strategically placed obstacles that will require power and precision. It is also part of El Rompido Precise resort with many available services and pretty surroundings.



4) Finca Cortesin golf course, Málaga | Spain

Finca Cortesin golf course is rated among the best golf courses in Spain according to GolfDigestFinca Cortesin Designed by renowned designer Cabell Robinson, it is one of the longest courses in Europe measuring almost 7000 mts and has hosted a number of important tournaments including the Volvo World Match Play Championship.  To top it all off, it is part of a beautiful hotel complex.


5) Montealegre golf course, Ourense | Spain

You will find that Monterey is a hidden gem among golf courses. If you happen to be up north in Spain, don´t miss the opportunity to play this beauty of a golf course. The clubhouse includes a luxurious restaurant and a pro shop. There is also an outdoor pool during the summer and practice range all year long. The golf course is a par-71 highly technical 18-hole course of 5.486 mts.  Green fees are really fair in price given the beautiful location and quality of the golf course.


A final word on golf courses

Amateur players who love the sport and only play for leisure, don’t necessarily need to play the most renowned courses. There are plenty of courses scattered through Spain and Portugal where you can enjoy the sport to its fullest while paying reasonable green fees.  Of course, if you get a chance to play at a renowned world-class course, do it by all means, and enjoy the experience.

Visit us at Play in One to book your next golf getaway and know more interesting facts about golf. Our travel experts will help you set up the best package to enjoy the best golf courses in Spain and Portugal.

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