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FIVE COMPELLING REASONS TO SPEND CHRISTMAS ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

If you’re planning to spend Christmas somewhere different this year, why not make the southernmost tip of Spain? With plenty of sunshine and pleasant temperatures all year round, amazing lights and festive events, the Costa del Sol makes a great spot. You’ll find a winning combination of traditional and modern plus some delicious food and excellent present-buying opportunities. Read on to discover five reasons why you should spend Christmas on the Costa del Sol this year.

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FESTIVE FEASTS AT CHRISTMAS IN MARBELLA

With the festive season on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about where you’re going to celebrate Christmas in Marbella and in style. If you’re looking for some fine wining and dining, and don’t fancy cooking yourself, how about eating out this Christmas? Marbella offers plenty of excellent options including El Club, the new Rio Real restaurant serving some of the best festive fair.

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THE NEW GOLF RULES, 12 MONTHS LATER

As every keen player knows, golf rules saw some major changes at the beginning of the year. The 2019 modifications had implications for every level of golf, from the beginner stepping out on the course for the first time to the seasoned pro playing yet another championship.

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DEFINING BOUTIQUE HOTELS IN MARBELLA

What makes a hotel boutique? What can you expect to find in your room that tells you the establishment is somewhere unique and more importantly, that you’re a special guest? Read on to discover the essential ingredients you can expect to find in boutique hotels in Marbella.

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7 THINGS TO LOOK FOR ON GOLF COURSES ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

There are over 70 golf courses on the Costa del Sol so you’re literally spoilt for choice. This makes deciding which one to play at regularly or while you’re on holiday something of a challenge. To help you pick a course that offers the best playing experience, we’ve put together a list of the criteria that make up a good golf course. Then all you have to do is find the one that ticks all the boxes.

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GOLF & CRUISE SHIPS IN MARBELLA

The arrival of cruise ships in Marbella takes a step closer to reality this November when works start on the extension of the Virgen del Carmen Marina. Completion on the berth for shuttle boats should be completed by the end of the year and allow passengers from ships over 30 metres long to land in the centre of Marbella.

10 EASY WAYS TO PLAY FASTER GOLF

Spending four hours on a course to finish 18 holes seems like an age compared to other sports. To help speed things up, we’ve come up with 10 easy ways to play faster golf to ensure maximum enjoyment and minimum wasted time.

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DISCOVER MARBELLA 4 DAYS WALKING

In October discover Marbella 4 Days Walking. Donning your boots gives you the chance to see a very different side to the resort from its long sandy beaches to its wooded slopes and mountain foothills. 

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10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT GOLF ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

The Costa del Sol and golf have gone hand in hand for nearly a century. Golf on the Costa del Sol offers the chance to enjoy the area’s scenery and sunshine and practise your favourite sport. 

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STAY AND LEARN TO PLAY YOUR BEST GOLF IN MARBELLA

Ever dreamed of taking your golf to the next level? Of putting it into practice on the course accompanied by a Pro? And then dropping your score by up to 5 on your next round? You might think this scenario sounds too good to be true, but with the Rio Real Stay & Play Like a Pro packages, you really can play golf in Marbella and do your best.

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10 EASY TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR GOLF SWING

There’s no doubt about it – the swing makes up one of the most important aspects in golf and without a good one, your game will (literally) never get off the ground. But the good news is that there’s plenty you can do to make improve your golf swing  and even better, quickly and easily. Read on to discover ten easy tips to improve your golf swing and watch your game rise to the next level.

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7 THINGS TO DO ON THE COSTA DEL SOL THIS AUTUMN

In Northern Europe it already smells like autumn. The leaves are changing colour and there’s a definite chill in the air. On the Costa del Sol, however, the summer continues and will last well into October. But autumn isn’t just about sunshine and this part of Spain has a busy cultural calendar too. So, if you’re planning a golf break in Marbella and fancy combining it with some great culture, read on to discover our top tips for the best things to do on the Costa del Sol this autumn.

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LATEST ARRIVAL ON THE MARBELLA RESTAURANTS SCENE

If you've visited Marbella, you'll already know that the resort is a shining star in gastronomy on the Costa del Sol. Marbella restaurants fly the flag high for the best in Mediterranean cuisine with local produce taking centre stage on the menu. The latest arrival to check out when you're next in Marbella is El Club at Rio Real, a new look for the restaurant in the golf course's emblematic boutique hotel.

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10 SIMPLE WAYS TO GET THE BEST COSTA DEL SOL GREEN FEES

As any keen golfer knows, golf isn’t a cheap sport to play and green fees often soar in high season or at weekends. However, there are lots of ways of getting a great deal on a round of golf, all of which are easy to implement and effective. Read on to discover 10 simple ways to get the best Costa del Sol green fees.

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SIGN UP FOR THE ARANA CUP COSTA DEL SOL GOLF TOURNAMENT

As one of Europe’s prime spots for golf, the Costa del Sol is no stranger to hosting golf tournaments. The Andalucia Valderrama Masters recently took place in Sotogrande in June and this summer sees the celebration of the Arana Cup Costa del Sol golf tournament. Taking place at three golf courses in Marbella, this unique tournament pays homage to Javier Arana, widely considered the best Spanish golf course designer ever.

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