With golf increasing in popularity in Spain over recent decades, world-class golf courses have been popping up all over Spain – many of which are regarded as some of the best in Europe. Las Colinas Golf course is no exception, ranking as one of Spain’s top courses. What makes Las Colinas Golf unique is that it is more than just a golf course: it is built on a small community that could be perfect for you (especially if you love golf).
The club sits in a perfect and privileged location within a gated and exclusive residential community. The community is secured 24/7 to put your mind at ease at night and when you are away. Surrounded by hills within a valley, it makes the perfect place for golf course. Everything is built with the surrounding environment in mind.
All buildings blend into the local surroundings, giving you a sense that you are part of the environment around you. Overall, the entire club covers an area of 330 hectares and is very green, with a 20,000 square meter nature preserve, indigenous vegetation and many citrus fruit trees dotted around the entire resort.
There are many activities you can get up to around the resort and community, from their very own restaurants to the huge selection of sporting facilities. There is only one entrance into the community and it is through a spectacular canyon-styled entrance.
The Golf Course
One of the main activities to get up to within the gated community is obviously golf. The course is one of the best in Spain and ranks within the best 100 courses around Europe. This alone brings heightened property value.
The course is designed in a unique way, making it a course for both professionals and hobbyists alike. It is known as a championship course. With many different tees offered to every player, each of the 18 holes have great versatility.
One of the most beautiful parts of the course is its design. The course is designed to flow and naturally fit into the surrounding environment without causing any eyesores. It does this by adapting to the contours of the terrain. The man behind the design of the course is the world renowned Cabell B Robinson, who has worked on many other courses around the world. Notable works by the North American include the ‘La Reserva in Sotogrande’ (Spain) and the ‘Royal Golf de Evian’ (France).
To give its customers and the residents the best experience possible, Las Colinas Golf and Country Club have enlisted Troon Golf to manage the course. Troon Golf are the world leader in managing golf courses, present in over 30 countries and nearly 300 courses around the world.
You can always expect the best golfing experience when Troon are around. This is because Troon will only offer you the best. The best playing surfaces, the best clubhouse and facilities and the best overall experience. Many of the courses managed by Troon are within the top 100 courses worldwide, with a few examples being Trump Turnberry (Scotland); Abu Dhabi (UAE) and The Grove (England).
Within the community of Las Colinas Golf and Country club are over 20 smaller communities. Each one of these communities offers a different design of home. Finding one perfect for you should be easy. The prices for each home range between the €500,000 – €4,000,000. The communities of Naranjos and Hinojo also offer apartments. Apartments in the Las Colinas have a price range between €246,000 and €360,000.
Each set of homes and apartments within Las Colinas are designed to respect the environment, with quality and privacy in mind. This helps to make every build feel as open and bright as possible. Each home and apartment overlooks the golf course on one side and the surrounding woodland on the other side.
You are also able to design your own dream, bespoke villa with the help of the skilled architects Las Colinas employ. The price for one of these properties can range from €538,000 – €3,950,000, depending on your requirements.
Some of the features you can request within your villa are air conditioning; electric blinds, forest/golf/sea views, basements, infinity pools and many others.
School of Falconry
There is also a range of other activities you can get involved with around the Las Colinas community. One of the activities they really like to praise is their International School of Falconry.
The school is ran by a small team of experts. They look after the birds, feed the birds and train the birds. Some birds you can observe include, owls, falcons, goshawks and hawks, including the very sociable harris hawk. You can take a 60-minute tour of the nearby woodland – a great activity for everyone include children.
With the tour, participants receive a sense of how to train a bird of prey using the different techniques.
You can also get involved with several sporting activities. The club has 4 tennis courts, as well as a tennis school for all ages. You can learn and practice your best backspin here.
There is also a fantastic gym, with a range of apparatus to help you keep fit. The gym has a view of the tennis courts and childrens’ playground, thanks to the gym being glass-fronted. This provides a great place to observe your young kids in the playground area.
Throughout the nearby woodland is a very scenic 3km walk which connects to the clubhouse and a natural park. You can go for a nice walk, run or cycle along this trail.
The main clubhouse also offers 2 restaurants for residents and visitors alike. There is the UNiK Café which offers a range of international cuisine and the Enso sushibar, which specialises in Japanese cuisine. Both restaurants have terraces looking over the course, making it the perfect place for cosy summer nights.
Las Colinas also have a beach club, only a 10-minute drive away on the La Glea beach, located in the town of Dehesa de Campoamor. Here, you can enjoy the infinity pool looking over the Mediterranean, as well as the UNiK Café that is also back in the clubhouse.
Near Las Colinas, there are multiple schools, both public and private. Many are a short drive away. There are also a few medical centres and police stations situated nearby.