Golf Courses in Costa Blanca

Situated close to Guardamar are three major golf courses; Villamartin, Las Ramblas and Campccamor.

Villamartin golf course hasexisted for more than 35 years. It is known as one of the finest and best courses in the region. From the first tee, it has class written all over it. Villamartin is located in a valley, on the edge of a riverbed. The terrain is not that hilly, with dense forests, and the course is perfectly integrated into this natural environment.

Here players can enjoy a fully equipped network of courses with unsurpassed facilities, and more importantly, in an enviable climate with temperatures ranging on average from 11degrees centigrade in January to 27 degrees in August. This fact, coupled with the very few days of rain in the year has ensured it has become one of Europe's top golfing destinations, especially in the winter. The courses designed by prestigious golfers like the Spanish champions Severiano Ballesteros or José María Olazabal. Golf can be played all over the Costa Blanca coastline and is enjoyable for both low and high handicap players.

With doglegs, water bunkers, a natural cliff and many other carefully placed obstacles, Villamartin offers a lot of variation. Each hole is surprisingly different from the other, and you will need all of your clubs. The greens are quite spacious, and always well maintained. Villamartin’s 17th hole is regarded as one of the most difficult in all of Spain.

Villamartin Golf Club Ctra. Alicante,Cartagena Km 50. Tele: (0034) 96 676 51 60 . Fax 96 676 51 58.

Las Ramblas golf course has incomparable beauty and as its name indicates has been developed on a steep terrain surrounded by watercourses. The vigorous vegetation surrounding the course is formed primarily of leafy Mediterranean pines that create an unforgettable backdrop for the course. Furthermore, Las Ramblas golf course offers magnificent views of the Mediterranean Sea from many locations.

Thanks to the course’s leafy vegetation, there are abundant shady areas making it a pleasant place for playing golf even in the warmest months of the year

Las Ramblas Golf Club Ctra. Alicante-Cartagena Km 48.Tele: (0034) 96 532 20 11 . Fax 96 532 21 59;

Campoamor golf courseis very close to the 2 other courses of the Orihuela Costa (Villamartin and Las Ramblas), it is a beautiful course with wide fairways and good sized greens. The clubhouse at Campoamor is particularly grand, located in a high position, it offers fine views for miles around.

Campoamor golf course is located about 4 kilometres inland from Campoamor beach and the strip at Cabo Roig, it is signposted along with Las Ramblas from the N332 coastal road (Campoamor exit), the exit is easy to spot as it is just by the bridge going over the main road close to the Bricotodo.

Campoamor Golf Club. Ctra. Cartagena-Alicante Km 48.Tele: (0034) 96 532 13 66. Fax 96 512 24 54