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5 reasons for choosing Mijas for your next golfing experience

As spring draws closer and the fields become greener, more and more golf enthusiasts decide to search for a place in which to enjoy an exceptional golfing experience. Located in Costa del Sol, the municipality of Mijas meets all the prerequisites to become the ultimate golf destination in which to score a birdie or practise your best swing amidst the swaying palm trees of the Andalusian landscape.

Discover five reasons for choosing Mijas as the destination of your next golfing experience

1. Costa del Sol's climate

With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, Costa del Sol is known for its warm and sunny weather, making it a popular destination for golfers seeking to play in pleasant temperatures all year round. In spring, temperatures in Mijas range from 15 °C to 22 °C and are characterised by their low humidity, while in summer we enjoy long hours of sunshine and temperatures ranging from 25 °C to 35 °C. This ensures great weather conditions for those wishing to play golf under the Mediterranean sun.

2. Mijas' prestigious golf courses

Whether you are a beginner or a professional, there are a number of outstanding golf courses in Mijas to suit all levels and needs. Around the municipality of Mijas we find 12 important golf courses, each with its own characteristics and challenges, including two world-class golf courses.

Los Olivos and Los Lagos, for example, are two world-class golf courses designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones. Having built more than 500 golf courses around the world, Jones applied his philosophy of “a difficult par but an easy bogey” to these two golf courses in Mijas, located just a short buggy ride away and directly accessible from La Zambra hotel.

Other noteworthy golf courses in Mijas include Santana Golf & Country Club, Calanova Golf Club and, among many others, La Cala Golf Club.

3. Stunning scenery

Located in the heart of the Andalusian region, Mijas is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, where the sea and mountains coexist. This picturesque whitewashed village in Costa del Sol offers golfers breathtaking views of both the coast and the mountains, with sandy beaches, rocky cliffs and a vast and impressive mountain range.

Nestled amidst the beautiful scenery, most of Mijas’ golf courses feature views of the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, creating an inspiring backdrop for an unrivalled golfing experience.

 

4. Accessibility

Another great reason that makes Mijas the ideal place for golf enthusiasts is its excellent accessibility. Located only 30 minutes away from well-known Costa del Sol cities such as Malaga and Marbella, the village of Mijas offers unique golfing experiences without having to travel too far.

Its convenient location is ideal for golfers travelling from other European destinations, who can fly directly into the nearby Malaga airport.

5. Everything you need to relax after a day of golf

Besides its accessibility, magnificent climate, stunning scenery and world-class golf courses, the town of Mijas offers golfers a wide range of suggestions to enjoy after their day’s golf. For instance, why not end the day by recovering your strength and enjoying water as a form of therapy at a spa in Mijas?

Combining the best of both oriental and traditional methods, La Zambra’s Mood Spa offers five pathways to wellness, along with a variety of treatments and massages specially designed for golf players. These treatments target areas of tension or stiffness by applying concentrated pressure to the sub-layer of muscles and fasciae. Mood Spa also features a 2,000 m² wellness area in which to enjoy a relaxing water circuit and end the day prepared for whatever tomorrow may bring.

Discover all the treatments that will complement your golf experience in Mijas.

There is no doubt that Mijas meets all the requirements to ensure a first-class golfing experience. And for those seeking a luxury stay during their golf getaway, La Zambra provides the comfort and privacy of a five-star hotel without sacrificing the proximity to world-class golf courses. Experience golf at its finest alongside spectacular coastal and mountain scenery at La Zambra.

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