La Reserva Club de Golf

Avda de la Marina,

Sotogrande, Andalucia 11310

  • Office

    +34 956 78 52 52
  • Pro shop

    +34 956 78 52 52
  • Golf pro

    Peter Millhouse

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Cabell B. Robinson

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6721
6048
5104
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

The Sotogrande development is home to five 18-hole par-72 courses, all within close proximity of each other: Valderrama (6389 m from back tees); Real (Royal) Sotogrande (6224 m); La Reserva (6721 m); Almenara (6252 m); La Canada (5841 m - a municipal course with 9-holes designed by Robert Trent Jones and 9 by Dave Thomas). San Roque Club with two championship layouts is also close by.

Location

Latitude:

36.294114

Longitude:

-5.320054

How to get there:

30 km NE of Algeciras

Coming from Malaga / Estepona (heading west) leave the AP-7 (E15) at exit 130 / 131 (Guardiaro / Valderrama). At roundabout follow direction Castellar. After o.6 km turn right at red gatehouse. After o.5 km at roundabout turn left. After o.4 km golf parking is in front of you.

La Reserva Club de Golf

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2003

La Reserva Club de Golf: This is the newcomer on the Sotogrande estate; in terms of quality and strength of layout its up there with its many well-known stablemates (Royal Sotogrande and Almenara among them).

La Reserva's front-nine is an out-and-back loop taking you through some very natural and relatively open countryside, where house building has not seriously got underway (enjoy this while it lasts!). Water hazards make brief appearances but not threateningly so.

The back-nine loop is also scenic with constantly changing vistas - in the distance the sea and the rock of Gibraltar get into the act, while the foreground is dominated by La Reserva's huge monastery-like, terracotta-coloured clubhouse; a brand new "village" overlooks the closing two holes. Water makes a return appearance at the par-5 15th and the long par-4 17th, this time with bite!

There is plenty of undulation on this layout, as well as excellent bunkering, fast and true greens and generally well maintained and good-width fairways. A great new course to savour; let's hope the infill of real estate is a slow and restricted process.

List of courses: Spain - Costa del Sol

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 32.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

La Reserva is part of the NH World at Sotogrande. From La Reserva's back-nine you can glimpse one or two of the holes on Valderrama, including the famous par-5 4th.

Published ranking

Spain's 12th best course (Golf World 2022).
Continental Europe's 53rd best course (Golf World, 2023).

Where2Stay

  • NH Hotel Almenara4-star

    Avda. Almenara s/n, Sotogrande, 11310 San Roque

    +34 956 582 000

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    The 148-room 4-star NH Hotel Almenera is located at the heart of the excellent Almenara golf course. From its hillside location the hotel offers wonderful views across the course, and down across Sotogrande to the Mediterranean in the distance. A short drive takes you to many other renowned golf courses, among them Valderrama, San Roque, Royal Sotogrande, as well as to the Sotogrande marina, with its array of bars and restaurants.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Almenara

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Valderrama; La Reserva; Royal Sotogrande; San Roque; Alcaidesa

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Estepona

  • NH Hotel Sotogrande4-star

    Autovia A-7 (exit 130), Sotogrande, 11310 San Roque, Cadiz.

    +34 956 695 444

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    The 4-star NH Sotogrande hotel is located in the heart of Sotogrande, surrounded by some of the best golf courses in Spain. The hotel features 106 guest rooms, designed in typical Andalucian style, mixed with contemporary amenities and functionality. On-site facilities include a restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pools, poolside bar, reading room and two conference rooms.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Valderrama; La Reserva; Royal Sotogrande; Almenara; San Roque; Alcaidesa

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Estepona

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