Alcaidesa Links and Alcaidesa Heathland Golf Courses

When staying at the Hotel Guadalmina you can play on either or both of the Alcaidesa Links or Alcaidesa Heathland golf courses.

Alcaidesa Links

This is the only links golf course in southern Europe. Designed by Peter Alliss and Clive Clark, this 18 hole, par 72 course opened in 1992. The topography of the land at Alcaidesa consists of gentle slopes descending towards the sea. It also ends in a beautiful beach. This creates nearly 2 km of frontage any many of the holes border the beach.

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The difficulty of the course lies mainly in the condition of the prevailing winds. In addition are the spectacular views of the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and Africa.
The course length is: 5,866 m.

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Alcaidesa Heathland

This is an 18 hole, par 72 course.  Designed by the internationally renowned former Ryder Cup player, and designer Dave Thomas.

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The course also

  • offers a variety of natural landscapes
  • consists of a plateau area (holes 1 to 5, 17 and 18) where it resembles a “heathland” with wide fairways
  • has a mountainous and valley area which incorporate several water hazards.
  • presents exceptional views of the Mediterranean from the plateau
  • covers a total distance is: 6,373 m.

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