i-Marbella Golf Course Tour in Villa Padierna Palace Hotel04-06-2014
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world and the recipient of a sixth star in 2012 from Seven Stars and Stripes, combines the distinction of a Tuscan palazzo with the luxury of a privileged setting. But besides the beautiful hotel, they also have three excellent golf courses and Villa Padierna Palace Hotel was awarded as World’s Best Golf Resort 2012 by the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA).
Villa Padierna Golf Club surrounds the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in an environment that not only encourages guests to practice this sport, but also provides a great place for relaxation and wellbeing, conferring a sense of tranquillity and harmony to the entire resort. The golf club is located in a small valley, where the climate is mild and spring-like year-round and it has spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. On a clear day, it is even possible to sight the Moroccan coastline. It is located in the heart of the Costa el Sol, just a few miles away from Marbella and close to cities such as Seville, Granada or Gibraltar.
Villa Padierna Golf Club has three 18- hole courses: Flamingos Golf, par 71, Alferini Golf, par 73 and Tramores Golf Club, with 18 holes and par 65.
This 18 hole, 5,714 m. par 71 course, was designed by renowned architect Antonio Garcia Garrido and it boasts a pristine landscape, with lots of different species of trees and beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Flamingos Golf Course
The Greens are generous in size; the fairways are narrower on the first part of the course, where more precision is required than in the second; the bunkers are filled with crushed white marble; the fairways are sown with Bermuda, except on certain holes where grass has been used, whilst the greens and tees have been sown with Penncross. Flamingos Golf has hosted prestigious tournaments such as the European Seniors Tour Final in 2002, 2003, 2004 and in the year 2010 the Spanish Women's Open LTE.
Alferini Golf Course
This 18 hole, 6,641 m. par 73 golf course was designed by the prestigious green keeper Cristobal Guerrero and it is located at the Villa Padierna Golf Resort. It is anideal course to hold large competitions and tournaments as well as to enjoy a pleasant, relaxing day. It is fully integrated into the Flamingo´s landscape where one can sense a meticulous care for nature and the environment. The long fairways surrounded by mountains make this course a beautiful challenge.
Alferini Golf Course
Alferini Golf Club completes the golf offer at Villa Padierna Golf Resort, with the ideal setting for all kinds of elite competitions. The qualifying competitions for the Open de Andalucia Costa del Sol 2012 took place at Alferini Golf Course.
Tramores Golf Course
Tramores Golf Club is nestled in a beautiful landscape between two valleys withstunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. The third course of the Villa Padierna Golf Resort is home to the Jason Floyd Golf Academy where the members can learn from experts. Tramores is a fast course and very technical yet very entertaining, ready to be enjoyed.This is a great opportunity to improve your short game in less time than in a traditional golf course.
For golf enthusiasts, Villa Padierna Golf Hotel offers packages of 3, 5 and 7 nights. The Club has a well-deserved international reputation, since it has been host to the final of The Daily Telegraph European Seniors Match Play Championship. True to the hotel’s commitment to the golf game and its unbeatable location, Villa Padierna Palace Hotel has added the Villa Padierna Michael Campbell Golf Academy, providing the techniques used by the Winner of the U.S Open 2005, to its facilities, a school that provides international quality training for future champions, through counselling from golf professionals, nutritionists, biomechanics, psychologists ad physical trainers with extensive experience.
The Academy, follows a philosophy based on the idea that in order for a player to achieve his maximum potential in the game, he must also fully develop his potential as an individual.
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, Marbella
Carretera de Cádiz KM 166
29679 Marbella, España
Tel: +34-902 20 06 76
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