Rio Real Golf Course is one of the oldest courses in Marbella and it has stood the test of time outstandingly as it is still among the best tests of golf to be found on the Costa del Sol. Situated in a secluded valley between the Mediterranean and the mountains with a great variety of pines and palm trees, the course is a traditional design with some tight driving holes lined with mature pines.
The River, from which the course takes its name, crosses the course a number of times and comes into play immediately short of the green on several occasions proving just as much a mental hazard as a physical one. Although Rio Real is by no means a long course it is a taxing one requiring accuracy from the tee, should you regularly find the cut and prepare you will well rewarded with many birdie opportunities. Players of all abilities will relish the test that this Rio Real golf course offers aside from the private picturesque setting.
The golf clubhouse is adjoined with the Rio Real Golf Hotel with a beautiful terrace overlooking the golf course and the Mediterranean. Rio Real golf course is one of the best Marbella golf courses in Central Costa del Sol and a regular choice for many golf holiday packages in Marbella and Puerto Banus.