Sunny Spain: the Great Escape

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Spain’s sun-drenched Costal del Sol remains the ultimate golfing hotspot and great golfing escape, the place and destination to go to when the weather turns particularly nasty in the UK.

The Costa del Sol in Andalucia encapsulates everything that has made Spain the firm favourite for the travelling golfer for many years; welcoming hosts, a warm climate, mouth-watering cuisine and hundreds of high-calibre courses.

Taken together, it is hardly surprising Spain is still deemed Europe’s most desirable golf holiday destination. Andalucia has over 120 courses, more than half of them in the Costa del Sol region – so you can take the family and let them enjoy themselves while you and your friends tackle the beautiful courses.There is also a huge variety of quality accommodation from which to select a base.

To merge top-class golf with vibrant nightlife, where better than Puerto Banus, Marbella or Fuengirola on Spain’s most popular golf holiday destination, the Costa del Sol?

It is nicknamed the Costa del Golf with good reason. Outstanding courses are dotted along this popular coastline, a seemingly endless list of championship venues led by the one rated by many as the No.1 in Europe – Valderrama.

If you are seeking a peaceful golfing getaway, consider one of the many great-value golf resorts such as Hotel La Cala Resort (pictured) or Sunset Beach Club. But whateveryour choice of golf holiday, you can find it all in Andalucia.

With cheap flights from the UK taking just a couple of hours, and fantastically-low prices due to its popularity, there are a huge variety of tried-and-tested packages that are suitable for families, groups, couples and solo golfers alike. Yes, you can find it all on the Costa del Sol in Andalucia.On and off the course.

*For more info visit www.visitcostadelsol.com and www.andalucia.org