Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort
Oliva Nova Beach & Golf resort is situated in prime beachfront position and provides the perfect setting for a relaxing golf holiday or family vacation in the spectacular Spanish sunshine. This fabulous four star resort is full of entertainment for the whole family whether you want to lie by the pool beautiful lagoon style pool, grab a sun lounger on the beach or pamper yourself in the spa then Oliva Nova is the ideal destination. Moreover, perhaps the hotels biggest attraction is the golf course – the glorious 18 holes are designed by none other than the late great Seve Ballesteros. The course integrates the beauty of its surroundings with some truly brilliant golf holes to make playing here an unmissable opportunity.
Bordered by mile upon mile of unspoiled beach and sand dunes, the all-encompassing Oliva Nova resort has everything required on the spot to guarantee a fantastically relaxing holiday for both leisure and golf travellers.
Under picture perfect blue skies, the resort is peppered with orange groves and luscious green gardens, making it feel beautifully isolated and private. All 242 elegant suites have been decorated in a simple and tasteful manner, and are furnished with high quality contemporary pieces.
Small details that make such a huge difference are emaphsised at Oliva Nova, where the caring and attentive staff will endeavour to ensure that you reap the maximum possible pleasure during your golf escape.
The resort has a cutting edge Technogym, with all the latest equipment to provide a thorough work-out, while the resident personal trainers will design a bespoke conditioning plan for those really looking to get in shape. The spa and health centre has every possible facility to ensure relaxation and rejuvenation, including an eternity pool, sauna, steam room, Turkish bath, jacuzzi and solarium, while notable treatments are the massages, wraps, hydrotherapy and balneotherapy.
For the avid footballers, the FIFA standard pitch and excellent training facilities at Oliva Nova have attracted many of Spain’s finest talents to stay and train, including Ronaldinho, Henry and their Barcelona team-mates.
Should the endless options on resort not be enough, explore the local seaside towns and villages, where you can find great shops and beach bars, Alternatively, head North to Valencia, where the best shopping is found around the Calle Colón and the market. The focal point of the city is the Ciutat Vella, where the dry river bed has been transformed into a unique network of parks and leisure areas.
More about Spain?
The Costa del Sol is the perfect destination for golf lovers. Located in the south of Spain, in Andalusia, it has the highest concentration of golf courses in all Europe, earning it the nickname of the Costa del Golf.
Due to its exceptional location, beside the Mediterranean Sea, it has an average temperature of 20 degrees and more than 320 days of sun each year. This is why the Costa del Sol is a sure bet for both enthusiasts and professionals who want to play golf at any time of year.
The Costa del Sol is easy to reach, as it now has an international airport with connections to all the major cities in the world.
The Costa del Golf: an historic destination for golf enthusiasts
The Costa del Sol currently has more than 70 highly competitive golf courses.
Internationally renowned players, such as Miguel Ángel Jiménez, were born and raised on the Costa del Sol. Others, including Severiano Ballesteros and José María Cañizares, have contributed their talent and experience to the Costa del Golf’s excellent reputation.
Designer golf courses
Many of the Costa del Sol’s courses are the work of famous architects, such as Robert Trent Jones. This is the case with Valderrama, one of Spain’s most iconic golf courses. It has been recognised as the best golf course in continental Europe on numerous occasions, and was also the first course outside the United Kingdom to host the legendary Ryder Cup.
However, there are many other courses that enjoy a high level of international prestige on the Costa del Golf. The designs of Tom Simpson and Cabell Robinson have also contributed to the creation of fantastic golf courses on the Costa del Sol.
Not only golf
Beyond the greens, the Costa del Sol has a wealth of cultural and leisure activities on offer. Golfers can make the most of their stay by visiting some of its 103 villages, discovering its museums, walking around the streets of some of its liveliest city centres, soaking up the culture and enjoying a unique atmosphere.
Another of the main attractions in Málaga province is the cuisine. There are a total of seven Michelin Star restaurants, tapas bars, establishments offering haute-cuisine, international and traditional menus, and wineries etc. Wherever you choose to visit you will enjoy a fantastic culinary experience.
Located on the western-most part of the Andalucia coastline, this area stretches up from the historic city of Cadiz and Huelva to the border with Portugal. There are plenty of great options for some fantastic Costa de la Luz golf
More rugged than its Mediterranean counterpart but equally picturesque, the Atlantic coastline is a wonderful option for a Spanish golf break with a difference. With unspoilt beaches, glorious landscapes and historic towns like Cadiz to explore, there’s so much to do away from the course.
The shoreline is punctuated by small fishing ports and modern resorts popular with mainly Spanish visitors. These resorts are separated by marshes and river estuaries, making travelling rather circuitous.
Staying in one of the beach resorts of Isla Canela, Islantilla or Isla Cristina you’ll find yourself well placed for dozens of golf courses – some of them across the Guadiana River, visit Cadiz, Huelva or one of the innumerable peaceful whitewashed summit villages in the region
Almeria has become in recent years a claim for fans and professionals in the world of golf. That is why the province has some of the best golf courses in the country. Located in diverse enclaves of the Almeria geography, the offer of golf courses allows visitors to practice their favorite sport and visit the beaches of Vera, Roquetas de Mar and Mojácar or make a trip to enjoy the nature of the Sierra de Gádor or the Valley of the Almanzora.
A unique setting in which golfers can improve their handicap in the middle of the desert or with the Mediterranean Sea and the virgin beaches of Almeria as a backdrop.
Almería is a rich and diverse province in which different landscapes converge, a rich historical and artistic heritage and a high gastronomy. Recognized as one of the cradles of tapas and traditional Spanish cuisine, Almeria’s cuisine has turned the art of ‘good eating’ into one of its great tourist assets. The best letter of presentation of a land that has managed to maintain and combine its traditions and culture with the new times and innovations. Enjoy their gastronomic proposals is an excellent excuse to visit and tour a province that allows you to taste thousands of flavors
Alicante and Valencia are dyed green. The golf courses that are extend through the province have become an offer of international reference for the practice of this sport. Not only for the quality of the lawn but also for the services that surround each of these centers, both in accommodation and restaurants and in the complementary offer of leisure and relaxation. The proximity between the golf courses and the good connections by road make that the golf lovers can enjoy during his stay of different experiences of game in surroundings with views to the sea or surrounded by spectacular saws and valleys.
The golf courses include practice areas, for those who start and improve, but also demanding holes, which become real challenges.
Although the main ally for green lovers on the Costa Blanca is the weather, which makes it possible to practice all year round. This was understood by champions such as Severiano Ballesteros, José María Olazábal or Jack Nicklaus, who designed some of these golf courses that extend from Dénia to Orihuela. An excellent opportunity to get to know the nearest towns and enjoy leisure, gastronomy or culture capable of satisfying the most varied tastes.
The Region of Murcia is Europe’s new golf destination. Enjoy your favourite sport on the Costa Cálida. An ideal setting with more than 300 days of sun a year and an average temperature of 19ºC, where you can play great shots on the greenest of greens right next to the sea.
Golf enthusiasts and professionals can play on 22 top quality courses in a radius of 50 km, with 348 holes, each with its own challenge.
Its excellent gastronomy produced from the huerta, a varied offer of meats and the prized treasures of the sea… a cuisine assimilating the products bequeathed by the peoples who settled here for centuries. The Romans showed the art of making preserves and salted fish; the Arabs, among a thousand other products, introduced rice and how to grow and cook it, together with spices, condiments and aromatic plants.
Outside the fertile valleys were grown wheat, olives and vines, which is tantamount to saying bread, oil and wine: the three mainstays of the Mediterranean Diet.
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