Designed by the much loved and well respected professional golfer Severiano Ballesteros, Alicante Golf Resort lies just outside the city and less than a kilometre from San Juan Beach. Its favourable position makes it popular with golfers who are visiting with family or part of a group, as those not indulging in a round of golf have the pleasures of the beach and city to enjoy. Opened in 1998, the course was an immediate success and has gone on to host a number of championships throughout the succeeding years with the course record of 62 strokes being set in 2003 by the great Pepín Rivero.
Alicante Golf Course Facilities
Resembling a picturesque green oasis among the surrounding residential area, the par 72 course offers good opportunities to hit a birdie with its layout of 6 par 3's, 6 par 4's and 6 par 5's making for a very varied game. The course has 5 lakes that come into play on 12 of the holes, wide fairways and no blind strokes. The splendid fast greens are thanks to an extensive 5 year reconstruction project carried out from 2004 to 2008. A unique feature of the course, discovered during its construction is the remains of a 1st century BC Roman villa on hole 14.
Alicante Golf has a practice area conveniently located next to the first hole that offers a driving range and large short play area with chipping, putting and bunker greens. For those wishing to learn the sport or improve their game, an intensive course of golf lessons for both adults and children with a maximum of 8 pupils per course is offered at Alicante Golf Academy.
Alicante Golf Resort Facilities
The resort's club house is just as impressive with a large, modern Pro Shop offering some of the most well known brands of clothing and accessories as well as ladies & gents club hire. Trolley and buggy hire is also available and there are clean, well equipped changing rooms, a gymnasium and sauna. The club house boasts an elegant and spacious lounge and well stocked bar including a multipurpose room for conference and social events. Al Golfo Restaurant rounds off the club house facilities with a selection of freshly prepared, creative cuisine.
Visitors to the Costa Blanca wishing to spend quality time on the golf course have the option of staying at the four star Hotel Husa, situated close to San Juan Beach and facing Alicante Golf's 18th hole. The hotel boasts a choice of 156 stylish guest rooms with private terraces, many offering fantastic views over the course. There is large manicured gardens, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, padel tennis court, sauna, Turkish bath, hair & beauty parlour and extensive facilities for conferences, meetings and special occasions.