Atalaya Golf and Country Club is a charming, pretty golf course set between Marbella and Estepona, with 36 holes split over an old and new course. It is home to the European PGA Headquarters and ranked 32nd in the Top 100 Golf Courses for Southern Spain. Both courses are excellent and get good feedback from players on TripAdvisor, the vast majority of the reviews rating the courses either excellent or very good.
This page will focus on the Old Course, a Bernhard von Limburger designed 18 hole par 72 course which opened in 1968 and is regarded to be one of the classic courses which has really stood the test of time. It is a 6,408 yard parkland course with a classic layout which offers challenges and enjoyment for players of all levels. It is considered to be a gentle course of moderate difficulty with good greens, wide fairways lined with trees and plenty of bunkers and elevated greens. You can study the course Hole by Hole on their website with video flyovers which gives a great sense of the course and how to approach each shot.
This is considered to be a good quality course for the intermediate golfer which offers value for money. Green fees start from 65€ for 18 holes in the summer low season, 75€ in the mid-season and 100€ at peak times. The high season is from the beginning of February to mid-May and mid-September to the end of November.
The restaurant has been recently improved, with a new club terrace and a commitment to the best produce. It is open from 10am to 8pm for golfers and non-golfers alike. There are also two kiosks on the old course by the 1st tee and the 13th hole for drinks and snacks.