Río Real Golf & Hotel Marbella. The hotel’s homely decor, from the lobby to the pool, and its spectacular views over the golf course, make this small, 30 room hotel an idyllic spot for those golf loving travellers, in search of great golf and tranquillity.

Río Real Golf Hotel is the leading Golf Hotel in Marbella, in an authentic Andalusian setting. The hotel stands out for its elegant and contemporary comfort. The property is located in the very heart of the Río Real golf course that runs from the Sierra Bermeja Mountains, right down to the Mediterranean Sea. Don’t leave without trying the unforgettable experience 0f playing 18 holes of golf in its purest of forms.

Innovative and different, this Marbella Golf hotel opened in 2001 and was decorated by renowned interior designer, Pascua Ortega. Located just 3 km from the centre of Marbella, Río Real Golf Hotel offers 30 individually designed rooms overlooking the golf course, with a very traditional Costa del Sol feel.

On arriving in to the hotel lobby, golfing guests are immediately immersed in exquisite decorations and furnishings and surrounded by unique works of art, all of which is off set with lush greenery, which is ever present throughout all of Río Real’s facilities.

Río Real Marbella Golf Hotel offers the services and facilities in line with a hotel of its class, with terraces enjoying unique sunset views of Marbella, all the while enjoying exceptional food and the Mediterranean touch embodied in our exquisite restaurant.

The Hotel also has a Spa offering massages, a Business Centre with Internet access, Padel and tennis courts, and special discounts on Green Fees on the Río Real Golf Course, as well as at the Golf Academy for those wishing to work on their swing.


All of the standard bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. They are homely and decorated in a unique style inviting rest and relaxation in the most demanding of guests. All of the rooms have a terrace with views overlooking the golf course’s 11th hole and its striking greens.

The bathroom is a haven of ceramics, wood and marble, offering his and hers sinks and a spacious ergonomic bathtub. Each room offers TV, minibar, free WIFI and a safe, as well as beds that inspire rest and relaxation. Clients can also request an iPod or our pillow menu to make your golf break truly comfortable and the perfect place to rest and relax on your golf holiday in Marbella.


Everything is ready to welcome you on your golf break, from the sumptuous decor to our smiling staff; everything is set to make your stay an unforgettable experience. Good taste and the Mediterranean touch come together to make the Río Real Restaurant the ideal choice for the enjoyment of the most demanding of palates. All set in an elegant and distinguished setting, it benefits from panoramic views over the golf course.

And with its smell of fresh coffee and its wooden decor, the Snack Bar is a relaxing environment and the ideal spot for a light lunch, with spectacular views out over the golf course. Perfect place to relax after your golf in this area of Marbella.


Río Real is located in the very heart of Andalusia, a region rich in culture, history and with a hugely diverse geography, which invites you in with open arms to visit and enjoy everything it has to offer.

The Andalusian culture is the result of the coming and going of various different peoples and civilisations, that over the passing of time, have helped to create its unique cultural identity. The history of Andalusia is the result of a complex process comprising the melding of various different peoples and cultures, and different socio-economic and political realities. It diverse geography is one of the elements that makes it stand out from the rest and which gives this autonomous community its uniqueness and personality.

Río Real want to share the very best cultural Andalusian experiences with our guests, and therefore offer you the following golf trips to visit the most prestigious sites in the area.

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Wellness Centre

Wellness treatments are essential to the health and vitality of the skin. From massages to facials, we have what you need for a unique experience and to contribute to your personal wellbeing.

Río Real Golf & Hotel Marbella Wellness Centre

The pool area offers our guests the maximum level of privacy. Adjacent you will find a solarium where you can rest and relax, and the pool bar and catering services offer light snacks to enhance your poolside experience.

Tennis and Padel

Surrounded by nature, our sports facilities also include tennis and Padel courts. Private classes are available for guests looking to perfect their technique. Rackets are also available to rent.

Río Real Golf & Hotel Marbella Tennis Court

The Golf

The Rio Real golf course was designed by the legendary Javier Arana, considered to be the best Spanish designer of all time.

Río Real Golf & Hotel Marbella Hole 12

Located in the most prestigious area of Marbella, just 5 minutes from the city centre, this golf course opened in 1965. The golf course runs alongside the Rio Real River, from which it takes its name, and forms an integral part of the course, right up until it reaches the Mediterranean Sea.

Río Real Golf & Hotel Marbella Hole 8

Its design makes it a spectacular course. With 18 holes (par 72) and more than 6,000 m in length, the Royal Spanish Golf Federation (Real Federación Española de Golf) considers it to be a prestigious golf course and one of the best in Spain, both for its layout, as well as it unique beauty. The course has a wide variety of different species of trees: Pine, Palm, Casuarinas, Olive, Cypress, etc. which make it the ideal place to play golf, both on foot and in golf carts.

Río Real Golf & Hotel Marbella Hole 1

Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, one can play all year around, with seafront holes and spectacular views. The course is suitable for every player, thanks to its more elevated holes, which make them even more appealing as they require the use of various clubs.

Example Packages

3 nights /  STANDARD ROOM Double / Total 2 green-fees: 1 GF Rio Real + 1 GF Atalaya Old

Only £359 per person

5 nights / STANDARD ROOM Double/ Total 4 green-fees: 2 GF Rio Real + 1 GF Atalaya Old
Course + 1 GF Los Naranjos

Only £669 per person

7 nights / STANDARD ROOM Double/ Total 5 green-fees: 2 GF Rio Real + 1 GF Atalaya Old
Course + 1 GF Los Naranjos + 1 GF Santa Clara

Only £895 per person

The packages include accommodation

* Transfers to golf included
* Hand trolley included at Rio Real
* You can replace the rounds at other courses for rounds at Rio Real
* Unlimited use of driving range (practice balls not included), use of putting & chipping and approach area
* Tee times are subject to availability

Prices are based 'Medium Season'
01.01.18 – 06.01.18
16.02.18 – 19.07.18
26.08.18 – 15.11.18