Sotogrande is the largest privately owned residential development located in the southern part of Spain, Andalusia also known as the Costa del Sol Region. Sotogrande is known for its beautiful golf courses around the area, its luxurious homes, magnificent architecture, its polo courses, and the prestigious little port. It is the summer destination for the Spanish and British Royal Family, Soccer Players, and various actors, as it is very discrete, which is highly appreciated by these celebrities.
Real Club de Valderrama is located in Sotogrande Alto, the higher mountainous side of Sotogrande, and is considered the best golf course in Spain. Also located in Sotogrande are the prestigious golf courses La Reserva Golf Club, Almenara Golf Course, and La Cañada Golf Course. Earlier this year Barack Obama was spotted in Valderrama. As a unique destination for golf lovers, a lot of celebrities frequent this course.
It has hosted the most talented golf players, such as Seve Ballesteros, who secured the Ryders Cup title in Valderrama in 1997 or Tiger Woods's victory at the WGC in 1999.
This year Estrella Damm tournament will be held from 13-16 October and will attract around 36,000 spectators. The Title Sponsor of the Andalucia Estrella Damm Masters, as the name suggests is Andalucia and Estrella Damm. Rolex and Santander are Official Sponsors, next to Diputacion de Cadiz, exteriorplus and hero. The tickets are already out for sale.
Sotogrande is known for its gated communities, providing maximum safety to the people that want to feel at peace and safe while being discrete. There are many options for Villa and Apartment rentals, however, when it comes to Hotels, Sotogrande does not offer many options. Costa del Sol, however, the region along the sea of that area, is a favorite destination to our clients and with this come also beautiful hotel options that are going to be worth your stay.
SO / Sotogrande Resort
SO / Sotogrande Resort is a 5-star resort located in Sotogrande Alto next to Almenara Golf and close to the International School of Sotogrande and Valderrama. If you are looking for a real Andalusian affair, SO/ Sotogrande is the best choice. The Hotel is designed like a traditional Cortijo, representing the Andalusian architecture of splendid white, rustic farmhouses.
Finca Cortesin is a beautiful Resort that has a Hotel, Residences, Golf, and a SPA with Yoga and Meditation. It has been listed in the top 5 Best Hotels in Spain and won many prizes. In 2020 it was ranked by Travel and Leisure, USA, in the ”Worlds Best Awards 2020“ as number 1 in the top 5 resorts in Spain and Portugal, number 2 in European Resorts, and number 11 in the top 100 hotels in the World. If you are looking for an unforgettable one-in-a-lifetime experience, it is certainly the best option. Being located about a 25 min drive from Sotogrande, the Hotel can provide you with the respective transfer.
Puente Romano Resort, Marbella
Puente Romano Resort, located in Marbella, is another magnificent stay if one is looking to combine the rustique Andalusian houses with a more city-like vibe. In the establishment, you will find different top-class Restaurants such as Nobu, la Leña by the famous Spanish Chef Dani Garcia, and a private beach with a Chiringuito to enjoy sunsets with your loved ones. Marbella is about 40km from Sotogrande and besides the beautiful Hotel, it offers a wide variety of glamorous restaurants, bars, luxurious shopping, and exclusive clubs.
Where to eat during Estrella Damm Open
You cannot say you have been to Sotogrande if you did not go to the KE. El KE, having started in early 1900 in the Marina of Sotogrande, has over the years become iconic to both visitors and residents. It is the meeting place for any age and nationality and lets them enjoy a glass of wine and gourmet Spanish and International food.
For polo lovers or a romantic dinner date, Cancha II is the perfect place. It combines harmony, a touch of nature, and a flawless summer breeze. Located in the legendary Ayala Polo Club, as the name hints, Cancha II has a spectacular view over Polo Court 2. Not only do you have the view over the polo, but the restaurant is a traditional Argentian Asador, for you to enjoy a first-class steak and an authentic Argentinian experience.
REI, being Finca Cortesin´s signature restaurant, is the ultimate mix of traditional Asian and Mediterranean influences. If you are looking for a more sophisticated cuisine for your Anniversary or to share some quality-time family moments, this restaurant offers an exquisite interior, superb service, and excellent food.
What is the best airport to travel to and from Sotogrande?
The closest airports to get to Sotogrande are Gibraltar and Malaga. Gibraltar is about a 15-minute drive or a very short helicopter flight and Malaga is located around 100km from Sotogrande. Our team of advisors is here to support you with the best alternative for you and guide you through the process, starting from when you book until after your flight.
If you decided to book a last-minute charter to attend the world-famous tournament or want to charter a group flight, ask our advisors to help you with the best options. We will accommodate your Golf equipment and any other special requests.