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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.

 

HOW TO GET FIT FOR GOLF ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

Being fit or reasonably fit for golf on the Costa del Sol will make a big difference to your game. Not only will you have more power for that all-important swing, you’ll also be able to control it better. You will less likely to suffer injury when you play and be able to play better for longer. 

MARBELLA RESTAURANTS WITH MICHELIN STARS CONTINUE TO SHINE

Marbella restaurants do it again – the Costa del Sol resort stole the show at the latest Michelin star awards in Lisbon. And they also made history. Renowned local chef Dani García became the first in Malaga to win the coveted three Michelin stars for his venue in Puente Romano. Read on to discover just how brightly the Marbella restaurants with Michelin stars are shining.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RIO REAL – GOLF COURSE CADDY MASTER

Golf in Marbella isn’t just about a manicured course, great equipment and being able to place your shots under par. There’s also a key figure behind the scenes making sure your game goes smoothly and you have the best possible experience: the Caddy Master.

NEW FOUR SEASONS HOTEL IN MARBELLA

The Marbella hotel scene is moving and fast. The latest arrival comes by the hand of Villa Padierna Hotels & Resorts and the international brand Four Seasons who have just laid the first stone for a new luxury establishment next to Rio Real Golf & Hotel. The new Four Seasons hotel in Marbella will have a five-star grand luxe category and be open for business in two years time.

3 WAYS TO BOUNCE BACK ON YOUR NEXT ROUND OF GOLF IN MARBELLA

It’s every golfer’s nightmare – that moment when you just know the round isn’t going well and you’ve messed up the foursome. Golf is undoubtedly one of the world’s most challenging sports and no one gets it right every time. But if you find yourself starting a bad round, don’t despair. Read on to discover our three top tips to bounce back on your next round of golf in Marbella.

COSTA DEL SOL GOLF IS BEST IN EUROPE

Costa del Sol golf is famed throughout Europe and the area regularly ranks among golfers’ favourite destinations. It’s therefore unsurprising to discover that the Costa del Sol has won the accolade for the Best European Golf Destination in 2019. Awarded by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO), the prize recognises the excellence of golf on the Costa del Sol.

MARBELLA PROMENADE TO REACH RIO REAL GOLF

Good news for those who love golf and enjoying the beaches in Marbella – the Marbella promenade will soon run all the way to Rio Real Golf. The extension of the wooden walkway will join Rio Real Golf to the seafront promenade and become part of the Gran Senda footpath that runs along the entire coastline of Malaga.

10 FUN GOLF FACTS YOU (PROBABLY) DIDN’T KNOW

As one of the world’s oldest sports and one of the most popular sports in Marbella golf is the stuff of legends. In the latest Rio Real blog post we take a look at 10 fun golf facts that you probably didn’t know. Read on to discover a bit of history, geography and science, all food for thought next time you play golf on the Costa del Sol.

TOP 10 TRENDS FOR GOLF IN MARBELLA THIS AUTUMN

Golf trends come and go with big variations throughout the seasons depending on the latest fashions and fads. This autumn promises to be no different with a whole host of styles appearing on the horizon. In this blog post, we take a look at the top 10 trends you may see when playing golf in Marbella this autumn.

 

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