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.

walking in Marbella

One of the best ways to get to know a destination is to walk it. You’re obviously doing a lot of walking on your golfing holiday in Marbella, but how about getting out and about to see more of the resort? 

play good golf

All new golfers want to know how to play good golf. The good news is that it isn’t difficult as long as you take care of the fundamentals: the equipment, the preparation and of course, the practice. 

golf course with a boutique hotel

When you’re looking at a golf holiday on the Costa del Sol you’re certainly spoilt for choice. But if you’re after the best holiday ever, you should choose a golf course with a boutique hotel. 

Andalucia 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.

Rio Real Hotel

There’s no shortage of choice when it comes to hotels on the Costa del Sol. Europe’s favourite holiday destination has lots of accommodation options, but in how many do you truly feel at home? Río Real Hotel is one of them, offering an experience that goes far beyond just bed and board. 

Golf etiquette

Golf probably has more rules than any other game. Not for nothing is the sport known as the Game of Kings and as such, comes with plenty of guidelines golfers need to follow. Some involve being courteous to other players, some affect your dress and others are straight forward rules of the game. In this article, we outline ten aspects of golf etiquette that you must follow when you’re on the course.

Costa del Sol festivals

Most resorts on the Costa del Sol have a year-round calendar of events, but during the summer months they come into their own. Balmy evenings and clear skies make it a perfect time for open air concerts given by the world’s very best artists across the whole range of music and dance types. Read on to discover four Costa del Sol festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer. 


Rio Real golf course

The best golf courses make the most of their natural terrain and bring out the natural features along their 18 holes. At Río Real golf course, water forms part and parcel of the landscape, and designer Javier Arana knew exactly how to use this to test the golfer’s skill. In this article, we take a look at the unique water features at Rio Real and the challenges they offer players.

Golf Instagram accounts

Golf is very visual so one of the best social media platforms for the game is Instagram. Pictures and videos on the network can showcase players, golf courses, tournaments, accessories and of course, golf shots themselves.