Villa Padierna Golf Club (Flamingos course)

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Villa Padierna Golf Club (Flamingos course) Est. 2001

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Villa Padierna Golf Club - Flamingos course: Excellent upkeep and spectacular views contributed to our four-star rating of the Flamingos golf course. The layout itself however, may give rise to slightly more mixed reviews.

With relatively narrow fairways, starting at the par-5 1st, the front-nine is both tight, tricky and technical. Accurate tee shots are critical and good quality approach play is also be needed. A mix of water hazards, OB and deep vegetation lie in wait for anything hit off-line. Thankfully there is a tad more room on the stronger back-nine, even though it starts with the ultra-tight par-4 10th - a candidate for the stroke index 1 hole on the entire Costa del Sol.

A distinctly Tuscan feel has been created around the course, with many small cypress trees (and many other species) having been planted. The inclusion of occasional marble columns and statues also gives this undulating layout some distinctly classical touches - all very much in keeping with the palatial "clubhouse", the Hotel Villa Padierna.

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Making Contact

Villa Padierna Golf Club
Ctra de Cadiz Km 166,
nr San Pedro de Alcántara, Marbella, Andalucia 29679
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Office   +34 952 889 157
Pro Shop  

  +34 (0)952 889 159

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Golf Pro
Daniel Williams & Steven Palmer (PGA, Academy Directors).
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Villa Padierna Michael Campbell Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Residential setting.
Designer: Antonio García Garrido
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5714 5456 4828
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 71 71
At the Same Location:
The three 18-hole golf courses at Villa Padierna Golf Club are: FLAMINGOS Golf (par-71, 5714 m from back tees); ALFERINI Golf (par-73, 6641 m) and TRAMORES Golf (par-65, 3486 m).
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How2Get There?

20 km W of Marbella
Leave the AP-7 (E15) at exit 157 (Estepona/A7) and follow direction San Pedro (N340). After approx 9 km take exit Cancelada. After o.3 km at roundabout go straight over. After o.1 km at second roundabout turn left and go back over the N340, direction Villa Padierna/Flamingos Golf. After o.6 km at roundabout go straight, direction Villa Padierna/Flamingos Golf. After o.7 km at roundabout turn left and follow signs to Villa Padierna/Flamingos Golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes (Flamingos course) at peak times in high season (spring/autumn): €120. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: Flamingos & Alferini - men 27, women 34; Tramores - men & women 48.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Villa Padierna's Flamingos course has hosted several top-level tournaments including European Senior Tour and Ladies European Tour events (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Flamingos).

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Latitude: (36.475773)
Longitude: (-5.053507)
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Villa Padierna Palace Hotel 5-star
Urb Flamingos Golf, Ctra de Cádiz, Km 166, 29679 Marbella.
+34 902 200 676

The opulent Villa Padierna Palace Hotel is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection, and is now home to three 18-hole golf courses (Flamingos, Alferini and Tramores).

Golf at this hotel Villa Padierna (Flamingos, Alferini & Tramores courses).
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Golf within 10 km Royal Guadalmina; Atalaya
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Golf within 30 km Monte Mayor; Valle Romano; Estepona; Finca Cortesin; La Zagaleta; La Quinta; Los Naranjos; Royal Las Brisas; Aloha.
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Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona 4-star Cadiz km.159, Playa El Padron, Estapona, Costa del Sol.
+34 952 809 500

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Golf within 10 km Estapona; Flamingos
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Golf within 30 km Royal Guadalmina; Aloha; Royal Las Brisas; Los Naranjos; La Zagaleta.
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