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10 THINGS TO DO DURING A SPRING BREAK IN MARBELLA

Spring has just officially arrived, although the Costa del Sol has been enjoying sunshine and warm temperatures for weeks. If you’re looking for a dose of wonderful weather in a location that’s easy to get to, how about taking a spring break in Marbella? And to give you some extra inspiration and motivation, here are ten things to do while you’re there.

 

MARBELLA GOES TECH WITH J ON THE BEACH

Usually known for its sun, sand and sea, Marbella will also be making a name for itself in the technological world in 2019. One of Southern Europe’s largest Big Data events comes to Marbella in mid-May with J on the Beach. The 3-day event will bring together some of the world’s greatest Big Data experts from companies like Nasa, Microsoft and Google.

WOMEN IN GOLF IN MARBELLA

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we thought we’d take a look at women in golf in Marbella. Although female players still represent a minority in the world of golf, their presence stands out in several areas, not least at Rio Real and on the Costa del Sol golf courses generally. Accompany us as we go behind the scenes and discover one of the longest-serving caddies in Marbella and a female pioneer, part of a golfing legacy that lives on at Rio Real.

6 THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN YOU PLAY GOLF IN MARBELLA

Marbella offers a wide range of golf courses, all with different design, varying characteristics and in diverse locations. But how do you choose the best one when you want to play golf in Marbella? We’ve put together six must-have criteria that make up a good golf course and offer the best playing conditions. Read on to discover if your favourite course in Marbella ticks all the boxes.

WHY THIS IS YOUR PERFECT SPRING HOLIDAY IN MARBELLA

March lies just around the corner and with it the promise of spring. As those who often take a holiday in Marbella well know, spring comes early to this part of Europe. By late February, the temperatures are already warmer, the evenings longer and spring flowers starting to bloom. While northern Europe struggles to shake off winter, Marbella welcomes the new season with open arms making it the perfect place for a spring holiday.

10 REASONS TO GET GOLF INSTRUCTION IN MARBELLA

Even the best golfers in the world need help with their technique in the game. Golf ranks among most challenging sports to play so it makes sense to get some professional help with your game. As even the great Jack Nicklaus said, “Don’t be too proud to take lessons; I’m not”. With this in mind, read on to discover 10 reasons why you should get some golf instruction in Marbella.

EXPECT WORLD-CLASS TENNIS AT THE CASINO ADMIRAL TROPHY IN MARBELLA

A regular host of premium sporting events, Marbella welcomes the second edition of the Casino Admiral Trophy at the end of the March. The week-long competition will attract the world’s best up-and-coming tennis players and confirm the Costa del Sol as one of top sporting destinations in Europe.

WHY MINDFULNESS HELPS WHEN YOU PLAY GOLF ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

To play golf on the Costa del Sol and play it well, you need the right equipment, the correct technique and a good course. But mindset also counts for a lot. The ability to think clearly and calmly can make all the difference between a good shot and a bad one, and ultimately on your final score. And mindfulness is one of the tools you can use to help you achieve the right frame of mind.

YOUR GUIDE TO THE BEST GOLF TOURNAMENTS IN 2019

Just as they changed the rules, the powers that be in golf have also rung the changes in golf tournaments in 2019. Several of the most important have moved their dates – perhaps the biggest surprise is the PGA Championship in May and the Andalucía Valderrama Masters now in June. But despite the movements on the calendar, players and spectators alike can look forward to some great golf championships this year. Read on for our round-up of the best.

BIG NAME CONCERTS ON THE COSTA DEL SOL IN 2019

Over the last few years, the Costa del Sol has made something of a name for itself in music. And this year is no exception. Several famous international and Spanish names have already confirmed their presence at resorts on the Costa del Sol this year. If you’re planning a golf break in Marbella and fancy combining it with some great music, check out our round-up of the best concerts on the Costa del Sol in 2019.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW RULES OF GOLF 2019

As any golfer, pro or amateur, knows, 2019 saw the arrival of a set of new rules of golf. The official rule book now contains over 35 changes. Some of these modifications are tiny while others are much more important. Some of the rules affect everyday play for everyone using Costa del Sol golf courses. Others will only come into play (literally) in PGA Tour tournaments.

HOW TO PLAY MORE GOLF IN MARBELLA IN 2019

If you’re a keen golfer, you’ll be wanting to get in more rounds in the new year. And one of the best ways to do so is to become one of the Rio Real amigos. In 2019, the golf course has introduced four different options for its well-known Amigo Card and although the benefits vary from one to another, all of them give you the chance to play more golf in Marbella this year. Read on to discover why getting a Río Real Amigo Card is your next best move.

GOLF HIGHLIGHTS IN 2018

There’s no doubt about it – 2018 has been a great year for golf. Not only have we seen some amazing shots this year, Europe showed it could still play world-class golf and win, a golfing legend made his long-awaited come back and Rio Real introduced Spain’s first dynamic prices. What a year! Read on to discover our golf highlights in 2018.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RIO REAL – IN THE PRO SHOP

Among the many extras golfers get at Rio Real is the benefit of having a Pro Shop onsite. This large and well-stocked space comes with everything players need from last-minute accessories for their game to equipment upgrades and the latest fashion trends in golf. In our latest in our Behind the Scenes scenes we go into the Rio Real Pro Shop to meet Estéfano Pastore Benisty, the friendly face behind the counter.

6 THINGS TO DO AT CHRISTMAS ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

One of the loveliest times of the year is on the horizon and Costa del Sol resorts are already decorated for the occasion. If you’re lucky enough to be spending some time in the south of Spain, don’t miss these six things to do at Christmas on the Costa del Sol.

 

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