HOTELS IN INLAND GOLF COURSES
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY IN THE REGION OF MURCIA
300 DAYS OF SUNSHINE YEARLY
AND 18 GOLF COURSES
35 KM OF AVERAGE DISTANCE
BETWEEN GOLF COURSES
The Region of Murcia, with over 300 days of sunshine a year, has 18 top level courses in a 35-km radius, allowing professionals and amateurs to enjoy their favorite sport 365 days a year. A unique experience to enjoy average temperatures of 19º C just a shot away from the Med.
Jack Nicklaus, Dave Thomas and Seve Ballesteros are some of the professionals whose skills as players and creators have contributed to the design and architecture of these golf courses.
It is estimated that some 150,000 tourists travel to our region yearly to play golf, accounting for 2.7% of all tourists. The average daily expenditure was €134 in 2016. These figures place golf tourists second after business tourists in terms of vacation expenditure. Aggregate golf tourism expenditure in the Region of Murcia annually amounts to over €240 million.
Out of these 18 golf courses, 3 include a hotel offering excellent service conditions:
Sensol Golf has an 18-hole golf course, which is short but very technical, with a first section designed for enjoyment of amateur players and a second, more complex section with an interesting group of greens.
Soft, wavy, varied course located in a unique environment where each hole is special. With a white tee length of 5,895 m and yellow tee length of 5,674 m in a 72-par; blue tee length is 5,484 meters and red tee is 5,270 m in a 73-par. This golf course will delight any player.
HACIENDA DEL ÁLAMO
One of the best competition courses in Spain, with plenty of lakes and waterfalls.
Designed by Dave Thomas, this is a 72-par of 6,724 meters. There is an academy with an advanced swing analysis system, in addition to 36 drive yards in a two-story building, six practice holes for par 3 and par 4, two putting greens, bunkers…This 550-hectare resort has sports facilities, including paddle, tennis, bowling and a 5-star football/rugby field.
MAR MENOR GOLF
The course has some 59 hectares and a maximum length of 6,153 meters, for a rather demanding par 72. The green or play area covers some 45 hectares, with the rest being gardens where many local plants are grown.
The course is 5 Km from Mar Menor, a unique enclave of great beauty next to this vast inland sea.
The first nice holes were also designed by Dave Thomas, par 37 and a length of 3,275 meters. The second set of nine holes was designed by Nicklaus Design; par 35 with a length of 2,878 m.