This course was opened in March ’98 and is the latest jewel in Andalucia’s already glittering golfing crown.
Designed by Dave Thomas, Almenara is located slightly inland from Valderrama and from its lofty perch ir overlooks both the Ryder Cup host club and the nearby The San Roque Club.
The layout has two clearly defined sections, the first part throught the wooded terrain so typical of the Sotogrande area and the second through more open scenery including a spectacular lake. Owner by Sotogrande S.A. Almenara has opened its own 150 room hotel and an extensive clubhouse complex.
A futher nine holes are due to open in 2001.
How to get there: from both Marbella or Algeciras turn off at Km 133 and take the exit marked Sotogrande-Guadiaro-Castellar.
Number of holes: 18 holes, Par 72 (27 holes as of 09/00)
Designer: Dave Thomas
Nearest town: Cádiz,125 Kms
Nearest airport: Gibraltar, 20 Kms.- Málaga, 100 Kms