Valentines Day Río Real Golf Marbella

If you’re thinking of spending Valentine’s Day in Marbella we’ve got the perfect tips to make it a day to remember. Whether you’re just starting out as a couple or been together for years, our suggestions will help you make this Valentine’s Day one of the most romantic ever because after all, it takes two to love.

best green fees Costa del Sol

We all love a bargain and even more so when it’s for one of our passions. So it’s great news to discover that green fees on the Costa del Sol don’t have to be expensive. And even better news to find out that some of the best courses in the area have plenty to offer when it comes to discounts. Read on to find out how you can enjoy more golf for your money at golf courses on the Costa del Sol.

Checklist for the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol


There are plenty of golf courses on the Costa del Sol, but which are the best? Which ones bring together all the right ingredients to ensure you get to play your best golf and in the best surroundings? We’ve put together a checklist of must-haves to help you decide which are the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol.

Is winter the best time to play golf on the Costa del Sol?

With over 320 days of (guaranteed) sunshine a year you can play golf on the Costa del Sol at any time of year. But if you’re looking for attractions without the crowds, peace and quiet on the beach as well as warmth on the green, winter may be the best time to play golf on the Costa del Sol. Lets start with the weather. During the winter months you can expect blue skies and daytime temperatures of around 20 degrees, ideal playing conditions.

Invigorating Río Real Wellness and Golf Experience…after the Partying

The Christmas festivities might still be in full flow but many of us will also be starting to think about enjoying a revitalising health and wellbeing re-set in the New Year. This might entail adopting a more nutritious diet, signing up for a series of wellness treatments or playing more sport. Or even better still all three! And the good news is we can do it all in the one place: Río Real Golf Hotel. 

Still Time to Find a Great Christmas Present… at Río Real

So there’s only two days to go now, and you still haven’t found that memorable gift for a partner, family member or close friend? No need to panic. The stunningly refurbished Río Real pro-shop has a wide and varied range of items to suit all ages and tastes, obviously mainly focused on golfers who want to step out in style on the course but also ideal for other leisure pursuits such as the gym or simply relaxing around home in a comfortable sporty outfit. Also, at least in Spain, Three Kings Day (Los Reyes) is still pending on 6 January, when Spaniards traditionally exchange their Christmas gifts, so plenty of time to delight someone special with an unexpected post-Christmas surprise

summer holiday in Marbella

We know that the summer holiday in Marbella doesn’t officially start until 21 June, but at Rio Real we’ve decided to get in there early.

how to improve your golf game

Learning how to improve your golf game counts as a top priority for all golfers, both amateur and pro. As an amateur, there’s nothing more frustrating than messing up on the same old hole and notching up the same old score.

Marbella summer holiday hotel

This year, don’t leave it too late to book your Marbella summer holiday hotel. Not only does Marbella look set to break yet another record for visitors, this prime resort on the Costa del Sol promises a summer season packed with events and things to do.

golf course Marbella

What makes up a proper golf course in Marbella? Jim McCann, the editor of Top 100 Golf Courses discovered the answer in a recent visit to golf courses on the Costa del Sol. In his guest post for the Rio Real blog, McCann reveals the right ingredients.