Discover Valencia's yearround golf paradise

For Swedish golf fans, the appeal of extending the golf season is undeniable. In Sweden, the golf season is usually limited to the months of April to October, so many passionate golfers are looking for destinations where they can play their favorite sport all year round. This is where Spain, and in particular the region of Valencia, becomes a top choice. At Mäklarringen Valencia, we understand the desires of avid golfers and offer excellent real estate options close to some of the best golf courses in Europe.

Why Valencia is a golfers dreamF

Valencia region and Spain's Costa Blanca, is a paradise for those looking to combine their love of golf with the Mediterranean lifestyle.

This region offers an ideal climate for golf all year round, in stark contrast to Sweden's shorter season. With mild winters and sunny days, it is no wonder that this region has become the first choice for golf enthusiasts from all over Europe.

The Mediterranean climate ensures that you can play golf any day of the year, without worrying about the weather.

Advantages and disadvantages: playing golf in Sweden or in Valencia, Spain



• Scenic courses: Sweden has beautiful golf courses set in lush landscapes.

• Seasonal enjoyment: The limited season makes every game special and highly anticipated.

• Community: Strong local golf clubs and communities.


• Short season: Golf season typically lasts from April to October.

• Weather: Unpredictable weather can sometimes disrupt play.



• Year-round play: The mild climate allows golf to be played all year round.

• World-class courses: Spain is home to some of the best golf courses in Europe.

• Lifestyle: Enjoy a relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle with excellent food, wine and cultural experiences.

• Investment: Properties in popular golf areas can be a good investment.


• Adaptation: Moving to a new country requires adapting to a new culture and lifestyle.

• Travel: Depending on how often you travel, it can be a longer trip to visit family and friends in Sweden.

The 7 best golf courses near Valencia


Designer: Severiano Ballesteros

Location: Oliva, Valencia

Course type: 18 holes, Par 72

Highlights: Wide fairways, strategic water hazards and stunning sea views.

Facilities: Driving range, putting green, golf school and club hire.

Special note: Venue for several national and international tournaments.


Designer: Javier Arana

Location: Albufera Natural Park, Valencia

Type of course: 18 holes, Par 72

Highlights: Combination of links and parkland styles, within a natural park.

Facilities: Clubhouse, pro shop, restaurant and practice areas.

Special note: Ranked among the best golf courses in the world.


Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Location: Chiva, Valencia

Type of course: 18 holes, Par 72

Highlights: Significant elevation changes and challenging courses in the middle of the Mediterranean forest.

Facilities: Modern clubhouse, driving range, golf academy and restaurants.

Special note: Known for its challenging design and beautiful surroundings.


Designer: Bernard Langer

Location: Sant Jordi, Castellón

Type of course: 18 holes, Par 72

Highlights: Technical challenges, beautiful scenery and excellent maintenance.

Facilities: Clubhouse with all services, practice areas, golf school and restaurant.

Special note: Hosts professional and amateur tournaments, favored by its balanced design.


Designer: José María Olazábal

Location: Denia, Alicante

Type of course: 27 holes, Par 72

Highlights: Set in the Montgó Natural Park, it offers three 9-hole courses.

Facilities: Clubhouse, driving range, golf academy and spa.

Special note: Popular for its scenic beauty and challenging but enjoyable design.


Designer: Jack Nicklaus

Location: Benidorm, Alicante

Course type: 36-hole complex with two courses: Levante (Championship) and Poniente (Executive).

Highlights: Levante offers wide fairways and beautiful sea views, while Poniente is shorter and more technical.

Facilities: Large practice areas, luxury hotel and multiple dining options.

Special note: Ideal for both serious golfers and beginners.


Designer: Felipe Rodríguez

Location: Carcaixent, Valencia

Type of course: 18 holes, Par 72

Highlights: Located in a valley surrounded by pine and orange groves.

Facilities: Clubhouse, pro shop, restaurant and practice facilities.

Special note: Known for its beautiful natural setting and challenging layout.

Property options for golf enthusiasts

At Mäklarringen Valencia, we specialize in helping Swedish clients find their dream properties close to these exceptional golf courses. Many middle-aged couples are particularly attracted by the idea of owning a home close to where they can play golf all year round. Here are some of the advantages of buying a property in this area:

Proximity to the best courses: Imagine living within a short drive of world-class golf courses such as El Saler, Oliva Nova and El Bosque.

Mild climate: Enjoy the benefits of a Mediterranean climate, perfect for outdoor activities all year round.

Quality of life: Spain offers a relaxed lifestyle with excellent food, wine and cultural experiences.

Investment potential: Properties located in golf areas tend to appreciate in value, making them a good investment.

Playing golf in Spain: A practical guide

Do I need a license to play golf in Spain?

No specific license is required to play golf in Spain. However, some courses may ask for proof of handicap or membership of a recognized golf club.

Always check with the course beforehand to make sure you meet their requirements.

Tee time booking

It is advisable to book tee times in advance, especially in high season, to ensure a place.

Dress code

Most courses have dress codes, so make sure you wear suitable golf clothing, including collared shirts and appropriate footwear.

Club rental

If you prefer not to travel with your clubs, most golf courses offer rental services.


Familiarize yourself with local golf etiquette, which includes keeping the pace of play and respecting other players.

Find your dream home with Mäklarringen Valencia

If you are a golf enthusiast and want to make the most of your passion all year round, Mäklarringen Valencia can help you find the perfect property. We offer beautiful homes close to the best golf courses, ensuring you can enjoy the best that Valencia has to offer.

Contact us today to find out more about our properties and how we can help you find your ideal home in sunny Spain.

Extend your golf season and enjoy the luxurious Mediterranean lifestyle with Mäklarringen Valencia.

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