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HOW TO SPEND THE BEST DECEMBER WEEKEND ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

If you’re in need of a little warm sunshine in the round-up to Christmas, why not spend a weekend on the Costa del Sol this December? Not only is the weather good, you can enjoy some festive spirit along with world-class culture, start your Christmas shopping and get in a round or two of golf. Read on to discover how to make the very best of a short break next month.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RIO REAL – IMMACULATE PLAYING CONDITIONS

When you arrive at Rio Real Golf & Hotel, one of the first things that strikes you is the immaculate golf course. Manicured greens and fairways line the course from start to finish and these perfect playing conditions are maintained year-round, no matter the weather.

DOS AND DON’TS FOR PLAYING GOLF IN THE WINTER

In many countries in the northern hemisphere, winter means less golfing time. Rain, fog, frost and even snow can put a stop to play and golf course conditions aren’t as good. But, there’s no reason to stop playing completely – read on to discover some dos and don’ts for playing golf in the winter.

TAKE A WINTER GOLF BREAK IN MARBELLA

Think of Marbella and summer automatically springs to mind. But the crown resort on the Costa del Sol has plenty going for it at other times of the year too. While the Northern Europe lies trapped in the winter cold, Marbella basks in warm sunshine. And that’s just one of the reasons why you might like to consider a winter golf break in Marbella.

SERGIO GARCIA CROWNS A GLORIOUS ANDALUCÍA MASTERS

Sergio García took the Andalucía Masters title last weekend at the Valderrama Golf course on the Costa del Sol. The four-day event saw an exciting play-off between García and Dutch Joost Luiten in front of record spectator figures.

HOW TO PLAN THE BEST GOLF BREAK ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

2017 is coming to an end and keen golfers will be thinking about their next golf holiday. The key to success is to plan ahead. That way you ensure everything is in place for your holiday. Read on to discover how to plan the best golf break on the Costa del Sol.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RIO REAL GOLF & HOTEL: GOLF RESERVATIONS

In the first of our series looking behind the scenes at Rio Real Golf & Hotel, we interview one of the key staff for golf: Ángela Caro. Head of Golf Reservations, Ángela has been at Rio Real for over 15 years and forms an essential part of golf bookings and the organisation of tournaments and events.

10 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT MARBELLA

Marbella is one of the best-known resorts on the Costa del Sol. Its beaches, night clubs and luxury venues are famous the world over. But this popular holiday spot also has some unexpected sides to it. Read on to discover 10 surprising facts about Marbella.

6 JAW-DROPPING VIEWS AT RIO REAL GOLF & HOTEL

What if your golfing holiday in Marbella took in some of the best views on the Costa del Sol? And what if those vistas accompanied you from dawn to dusk? With its privileged position, Rio Real Golf & Hotel offers panoramic vistas wherever you turn, but we’ve selected six of the best.

OUR PICK OF THE BEST TAPAS RESTAURANTS IN MARBELLA

Like all Spanish towns, Marbella offers an excellent choice of tapas restaurants. From traditional to trendy and from Andalusian to Basque, you’ll find tapas for all tastes. Choosing the best restaurants wasn’t an easy task, but we’ve put together a list of our favourite five. 

WHY YOU SHOULD PLAY GOLF ON THE COSTA DEL SOL THIS AUTUMN

Any time of year works for golf on the Costa del Sol. With over 320 days of sunshine every year you can’t really go wrong. But one season has something special about it and is perhaps the best time of the year.

YOUR GUIDE TO THE ANDALUCIA VALDERRAMA MASTERS 2017

One of the biggest golfing events in Spain lies just around the corner. The Andalucia Valderrama Masters tournament tees off at Valderrama Golf Club in just over one month’s time.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HIRING A GOLF BUGGY ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

Once upon a time golf was played entirely on foot, but nowadays most golfers prefer to use a golf buggy on their way round the course. In this blog post, we take a look at the pros and cons of riding or walking a course and offer some tips on hiring a golf buggy on the Costa del Sol.

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN MARBELLA

As well as great beaches, stunning scenery and of course, some excellent golf courses, there are plenty of things to do in Marbella. Whatever your tastes, the resort has something for everyone.

NOT JUST A GREAT GOLF COURSE IN MARBELLA

Not only is Río Real a great golf course in Marbella it also offers a long list of extras. As well as a round of golf you can enjoy other sports, sit back and relax in luxury, experience some fine dining, up your golfing game and treat yourself to well-deserved massage.

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