Golf Courses

There are several superb golf courses within a short drive from Orihuela City. Further courses can be found within the municipality of Orihuela, including four in Orihuela Costa. This makes the area an excellent holiday destination for keen golfers. Indeed, should you wish to enjoy a golfing holiday with friends, many of the golf courses boast holiday accommodation. Others form part of golf resorts with luxurious hotels and leisure and entertainment facilities.

Nearby Golf Courses

Vistabella Golf – At less than 30 minutes drive, Vistabella Golf is the closest course to Orihuela. Set in over 34 hectares of picturesque countryside, the 18 hole course has a par of 73 and length of 6,000 metres. A key feature of the course is its surprising amount of bunkers. Facilities include a floodlit driving range with 23 partly covered practice bays. There is also a practice area for your short game and a Golf Academy. Further sports facilities include padel courts and lawn bowls. The clubhouse features a Pro Shop and lovely restaurant terrace with great views.

La Finca Golf Resort – This course is slightly further afield at just over 30 minutes drive.  Designed by Pepe Gancedo, the 18 hole course has a par of 72, well manicured greens and generous fairways. Practice facilities include a driving range, putting greens, chipping area and practice bunker. La Finca also offers a Golf Academy with lessons given by QUARA approved professional golf instructors. The resort complex boasts a lovely outdoor swimming pool, terraces and poolside bar. After a vigorous round, players can relax in the Wellness Centre. Comfortable, modern accommodation is offered in 120 stylish guest rooms and suites.

La Marquesa Golf Club – This 18 hole course lies on the outskirts of Quesada about 40 minutes drive from Orihuela. The driving range here is natural grass and players can warm up on the 400 metre putting green and practice bunker. Further facilities include a modern Pro Shop and well appointed club house. It's worth checking out the monthly offers on their green fees.

Orihuela Costa Golf Courses

Campoamor Golf Club – There are four golf courses in Orihuela Costa. These are handily  located within a 10 minute drive from each other. Real Club de Golf Campoamor forms part of a fantastic resort. The 18 hole course has a par of 72 and a length of 6,277 metres. There are several practice facilities and a luxurious clubhouse. Further sports facilities include 3 natural grass FIFA standard football pitches. Visitors will also find 3 tennis courts and four padel tennis courts. The hotel complex boasts an outdoor swimming pool, 2 gymnasiums, indoor pool and spa area. Accommodation is offered in 93 comfortable guest rooms and suites.

Villamartin Golf Club – This excellent 18 hole course enjoys commanding sea views from its hillside setting. The course has a par of 72 and length of 6,005 metres. A large driving range and putting area complete the practice facilities. The pleasant clubhouse has a Pro Shop and newly refurbished restaurant. Next to the club is the popular Villamartin Plaza. Here golfers will find apartments to rent on the top floors and bars and restaurants on the lower levels.

Las Colinas Golf Club – Of all the Orihuela Costa golf courses, Las Colinas is the most quirky. This is due to the fact that it also boasts a Beach Club. This is great for families to enjoy while the golfer in the family takes on the challenging course. The 18 hole par 71 course was rated as  one of the top 100 golf courses in Europe in 2016/17. The club features a Golf Academy, good practice facilities and other sports such as tennis and padel. The superb Beach Club is just a few kilometres from the course and offers an infinity pool, terraces and cafe bar.

Water Sports

Water sports and activities are perfect for those hot summer days, and visitors to Orihuela can enjoy an excellent selection within the municipality's coastal areas.