The Costa del Sol has become an extremely popular destination for golfers from all across Europe, attracted by the reliable all-year round good weather and some of the best golf courses in Spain. Within half an hour of Nerja there are three excellent golf courses, all having sea-view holes, a variety of challenges and good on-site facilities, including restaurants. Bookings can be made online, by 'phone or by fax.
Nearest to Nerja, a 15-20 minute drive, is Baviera Golf:
18 holes, Par 71, 5,609m
Urb. Baviera Golf - Caleta de Vélez
Tel: 952 55 50 15
Baviera Golf has been designed by José María Cañizares, the prestigious professional golfer. Cañizares is one of Spain’s most international and charismatic golfers in whose record are 5 tournaments of the European circuit and 2 world championships as well as several participations in the Ryder Cup.
Baviera golf is an even course characterized by its wide, undulating greens and the great variety of obstacles which offer a wide range of strokes and an ideal design for all types of handicap.
The variety of holes and the unsurpassable views both to the Mediterranean sea and the mountains ensure you will have an unforgettable day at Baviera Golf.
Please note that to be able to play on the golf course it is necessary to have the federative licence or a handicap certificate. More information and online booking can be found on their website.
Another 10-15 minutes’ further on towards Malaga, is another golf course designed by José María Cañizares, Añoreta Golf.
18 holes, Par 72, 5,833m
Avenida del Golf, S/N
Rincón de la Victoria,
Tel: 952 40 40 00
Añoreta Golf was the first 18-hole golf course to be built to the east of Malaga.
The Añoreta Course was designed by the famed Ryder Cup Champion José María Cañizares. The par 72 has a longitude of 6,016 metres for professionals and 5,833 for amateurs.
Añoreta first opened in 1990. Añoreta Golf proves itself to be an excellent challenge for golfers of all levels with its varied and pleasant undulating greens surrounded by trees and water accentuating the natural beauty of the setting.
Many of the holes are truly spectacular, in particular hole 7 with its breathtaking seaviews. The course offers a seventeen-hole par 3 bordered by an immense lake enhancing the emerald turf. The Añoreta Golf location takes advantage of the outstanding Mediterranean Climate that only the Costa del Sol can offer every day of the year.
For further information, please visit their website.
About a 30 minute drive from Nerja in the opposite direction to Malaga, is the Los Moriscos Golf Course, in the province of Granada.