4 Best Estepona Golf Courses


Costa del Sol is famous for its championship golf courses. Many ex-pats choose to live in Málaga’s exclusive golf resorts. One of the most exciting new developments is at Azata Golf Villas, near Estepona. It has a peaceful, countryside environment. There are wonderful views of the Azata parkland golf course, the Mediterranean Sea and the Sierra Bermeja mountains.

When you live at Azata Golf Villas , you are just a short drive from Estepona. The town has beautiful beaches and an elegant promenade lined with palm trees. It also has one of the prettiest Old Towns in Costa del Sol. The Plaza de las Flores is always filled with scented flowers. Azata Golf consists of forty-four, brand-new luxury villas. The design is an attractive blend of traditional, Andalucian charm and sophisticated, modern design. The pale beige exterior includes round windows, gables and ridged, Roman roof tiles.

Inside, there is an elegant spiral staircase with wrought iron balustrade. The open-plan living room has beautiful architectural features. They include an ornamental fireplace, archways and large windows with views of the villa’s private garden. There are four spacious bedrooms and a charming covered terrace with traditional terracotta floor tiles. Live in Azata Golf Villas and you can easily reach the best Estepona golf courses.

1. Azata Golf

The villas of Azata overlook this peaceful, 18-hole golf course. It was established in 2020. The entrance is on Calle Salvador Fidalgo. The golf architects, Stirling and Martin, have created a very attractive parkland course. It includes undulating fairways and plenty of hazards to test your golfing skills. There are woodlands, sand bunkers and lakes. Throughout the course, there are amazing views of the sea and the Sierra Bermeja mountain range. The natural terrain makes the front nine holes particularly challenging. These greens tend to be narrow and require your most accurate shots. Holes 10-18 are spacious and allow you to play in a more relaxed style. Azata has superb facilities such as a practice putting green and a shop. You can also hire golf clubs and electric trolleys. Azata is open throughout the year.

2. Atalaya

This is one of the most popular Estepona golf courses. It actually has two 18-hole courses. The Old Course was launched in 1986 and has an excellent reputation. It’s a favourite venue with beginners and experienced golfers. The course has a very attractive design. It features narrow fairways lined with eucalyptus trees. There are also large, picturesque lakes that include fountains and swans. You can admire views of the Sierra de la Concha mountains. The New Course was completed in 1990. It was designed by Paul Krings to offer a completely different style of play to the Old Course. The fairways are particularly spacious and very fast. It’s often recommended for players with some golfing experience. Electric buggies and other equipment are available for hire. You can also use the practice greens and driving range.

3. El Paraiso

You can reach El Paraiso in just over twenty minutes. Golfers of all abilities have loved visiting this 19-hole course since it opened in 1973. It was designed by the championship golfer, Gary Player. El Paraiso is noted for its relaxing play and attractive, tropical appearance. There are palm trees at nearly every hole. You can also enjoy amazing views of La Concha mountain and the Mediterranean Sea. Hazards include sand bunkers and water. The fairways have very gentle slopes, making it suitable for use with golf buggies. You can improve your golfing skills at the practice facilities and enjoy refreshments at the snack bar.

4. El Campanario

Around twenty minutes from Azata Golf Villas is El Campanario. It’s one of the most popular Estepona golf courses with only 9 holes to play. It was designed by Manuel Piñero, one of Spain’s most celebrated golf champions. Professional and novice golfers find El Campanario a challenging course that is also great fun to play. Each hole presents a different type of golfing test. Some of the hazards include the Arroyo Dos Hermanas river, lakes and clusters of pine trees. There are also amazing views to admire of the nearby mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. There are many additional facilities including a pro-golf shop and a bar.

Azata Luxury Villas

Living in one of the new, luxury villas at Azata allows you to visit the best Estepona golf courses. At S4LES, we have an impressive reputation for helping clients invest in exclusive properties in Costa del Sol. You can rely on our expertise to guide you through the entire process of purchasing property in Málaga. S4LES can make your move to a beautiful villa at Azata, overlooking one of the newest Estepona golf courses, quick and effortless.


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