Mijas is a golfers paradise, home of many championship level golf courses including the largest golf resort in Spain. With views of the Mediterranean sea and Sierra de Mijas mountains, its no surprise that many people visit Mijas every year to play golf. The magnificent climate of the area, with over 300 days of sunshine every year, offers the opportunity to play Mijas golf courses all year round.
La Cala Golf Resort is the Costa del Sols largest golfing complex with three 18-hole championship courses, all designed by Cabell Robinson, one of Europe’s top golf course designers. With a five-star hotel as part of the complex and rental properties also available, La Cala Golf is a fantastic place for a golfing holiday on the Costa del Sol.
Santana Golf Course and Country Club is located in the hills behind Fuengirola with breathtaking views of the Mijas mountains. The course was designed by Cabell B. Robinson to incorporate the original avocado plantation in which its built upon. Wide fairways and being a relatively flat course makes it a pleasure to walk around. The greens are well protected and the entire course is very well maintained.
COURSE CURRENTLY BEING REFURBISHED, DUE TO RE-OPEN 2013 Designed by Robert Trent Jones Snr., Los Lagos golf course is a flat, long course with wide fairways and little rough. Easy so far but the course has been designed with a lot of bunkers and an impressive nine lakes to avoid. The course is named after these lakes and has been designed to accommodate all levels of golfers.
La Cala Golf Campo Asia was formerly La Cala’s South Course and is a golf course that will definitely put your skills to the test. The course varies in elevation throughout and incorporates fairways with cross slopes making it very hilly. Many of the greens are small and well protected.
La Cala Golf’s Campo America used to be called the North Course and is the longest of the three courses available at the resport. The technical par 72 course is very hilly with wide fairways and requires accuracy especially on approach shots as many of the greens are elevated.