The golf lovers favourite destination

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The golf lovers favourite destination

The province of Cádiz has become one of the most popular in the world amongst golf lovers.  The sheer number  and quality of it’s courses, as well as the very wide range of complementary activities and attractions, guarantees a fantastic and memorable time for visitors from the world over.

The weather in the province of Cádiz is excellent, hot most of the year. There are beautiful beaches, culture, history, a wonderful cuisine and plenty of really good shopping centres. In addition, the people are warm and welcoming.

The province boast 23 golf courses and several have been ranked amongst the best in Europe.  With a unique history, high quality and privileged location it is fair to highligh the Real Club Valderrama {San Roque, Cádiz}. There are some very famous luxury residential areas around the club. Sotogrande, La Zagaleta, San Roque or La Alcaidesa, are some examples. Gibraltar and Marbella {Costa del Sol} are also a few kilometres from the Real Club Valderrama.

Considered by many golfers to be the best course in Spain, one of the top 10 in Europe and one of the top 100 in the world, Valderrama has hosted some of the most prestigious tournaments in the world – The Ryder Cup, Volvo Masters, the American Express World Championship and the Spanish Open examples.

The Sotogrande Golf Club and La Reserva Golf Club are also considered amongst best golfing holiday destinations in Europe.

International golfers don’t just look for fantastic golf courses when booking their holidays. They also seek places where they can relax and enjoy themselves after playing. The warm weather and excellent cuisine of the province are also attractive.

The province of Cádiz enjoys 330 sunny days a year, and an average temperature of 18º. It hardly ever goes below 10º in the coast in Winter. During Summer, it can reach 40ºC. However, the average temperature during the hottest months of the year is 25º.  This is why the coast of the province of Cádiz is called the Coast of Light.

The cuisine of Cádiz includes numerous gourmet dishes. Don’t miss the red tuna of almadraba in Barbate or Conil,  freshly collected organic vegetables, Payoyo cheese from Villaluenga del Rosario, olive oil from the towns such as Olvera, Zahara de la Sierra, Algodonales or Setenil de las Bodegas, Iberian ham from Grazalema, raw honey and some of the most popular Christmas sweetmeats such as the ´alfajores de Medina’. Many of these delicacies are beautifully accompanied by excellent Sherrys such as the Fino and Pedro Ximenez from Jerez, and Manzanilla from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, which also make wonderful marinades