For those who interested in golf breaks in Spain this is an ideal destination. While most go to the Costa del Sol, there are other places to enjoy golf on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
Dan from http://bestgolfhittingnetreviews.com says that one such place is the Costa Almeria. Located west of the Cabo de Gata National Park this coastal destination is far less populated than the Costa del Sol.
If you are planning a trip to Costa Almeria to play golf, consider visiting these popular courses.
Aguilón Golf Club
Aguilón is a course that opened in 2008. Despite its relatively young age, it is a popular course among tourists and locals. The course is rated par 70 and sits in the shadow of the mountains deAguilón. Views of the Bay of Pulpí make a truly impressive vista. Aguilón has more than 100 bunkers and six lakes making it a challenging course for all skill levels.
Alboran Golf Course
Alboran Golf Course was designed by Ramón Espinosa and is rated at par 72. The championship course has 66 bunkers and hosted the Mediterranean Games Almería 2005. Views of the mountains are abundant in the area, and the palm trees dot the landscape.
This par 72 course has 9 beautiful lakes scattered among its wide fairways. Bunkers challenge even the greatest golfers. The course is kept in perfect condition all year round, making it a popular choice for Spanish circuit testing. It is also one of the flattest courses in Spain.
Desert Springs is a really spectacular course and was the first desert course to be built in Spain. It meets all USGA specifications and offers a similar golfing experience to courses in Arizona and California. Located just outside the picturesque village of Cuevas del Almanzora, this award winning resort is only 10 minutes away from blue flag beaches and the azure waters of the Mediterranean.
Valle del Este
The Valle del Este golf course, designed by José Canales, is set in beautiful surroundings with a backdrop of volcanic rock. The fairways are wide and generous, making this an ideal place for novice players. Challenging bunkers and water traps incorporated into the design also attract more experienced players.
Marina Golf allows golfers to enjoy sea and mountain views. It is located near the town of Mojacar and opened in spring 2000. Designed by Ramon Espinosa, it is a relatively short course, but it is one of the most beautiful of the Costa de Almería, which is a course that travellers should experience while enjoying their golf breaks in Spain.