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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The Golf

There are so many great golf courses in and around Malaga, Mijas and Marbella on the Costa Del Sol, below are just a few: Valderama On a private club, the Ryder Cup took place in 1997 for the first time in continental Europe. The flat semi-rough with thick grass allows the balls to dive into and sit deep! The thousand cork oaks, which you have to play around or over, are also a challenge. All handicap levels will get their money's worth. Valderrama Golf Course Los Naranjos The wide and hilly courses are characteristic for the links built by Robert Trent Jones. Difficult drives over large bunkers and to huge greens, which are lined by orange trees, are rewarded by a beautiful view on Marbella. Los Naranjos Golf Club Los Arqueros Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club was the first golf course to be designed by Severiano Ballesteros on the Costa del Sol. The 18-hole championship course varies with contrasting landscapes including three lakes and several streams which make each hole a different challenge. Los Arqueros Golf is in an enviable mountain setting with magnificent views over the Andalusian hills and the Mediterranean. Los Arqueros Golf Cabopino Opened in 2000, golfing with wonderful views over the surrounding landscape, the sea and the mountains. Because it is conveniently placed as regards transport and facilities this course is very easy to reach. Cabopino Club de Golf Santa Maria This course impresses with its unique location: The courses follow in the beginning the outlines of the deep valley and afterwards around the mountain, with breath-taking views in the Mediterranean. It is also playable for those with with higher handicaps. Although there are some holes with a very peculiar character! A beautiful, neat course with a perfectly matching clubhouse in the style of a manor-house. Santa Maria Golf Calanova There are a variety of fairways layouts. All of them are wide in the ball drop areas and clear, so that the player can see the obstacles before hitting the ball. Tees are spread in different platforms, providing the players the possibility of playing the course with a huge variety of distances. This number of platforms will keep tees always in excellent conditions. From every single tee players can visualize the shot which makes the flight of the ball spectacular. Extraordinary landscape views, including sea and La Cala de Mijas´ Mountains, in nearly every hole. Calanova Golf Course Santa Clara The golf course that can be called a golf course because of its wonderful vegetation, it’s equipped with the finest Pemcross-grass. Large tees and greens give this course its distinctive look. Santa Clara Golf Marbella Golf Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Senior, and located just 5 minutes’ drive from Marbella city centre, Marbella Golf Country Club provides one of the best and most challenging golfing experiences on the Costa Del Sol. The surrounding hills, olive groves and magnificent sea views from our two shaded terraces provide a breath-taking backdrop for the Club House’s restaurant. Marbella Club Golf Resort Finca Cortesin Measuring almost 7,000 meters from the back tees with over 100 bunkers, Finca Cortesin Golf Club is ranked among the best courses in Spain. With a climate that allows year around play it was designed to be in full harmony with nature and the environment. Finca Cortesin golf in Spain The list goes on!

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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