- By Michael Lee
- Published 07/15/2010
- Article Writing
La Envia Wellness and Spa Resort is located along the mountain range of Sierra de Gador, on the edge of the Costa del Sol. With impressive stunning views over the bay of Almeria, guests staying at La Envia can take pleasure in this area of outstanding natural beauty. Being situated along a valley in the mountain range results in very little to no wind at all which creates fantastic golf conditions as well as a fabolous stay in the sunshine. The La Envia Resort provides guests with a magnificent 5 star hotel with a seperate state of the art wellness health center and spa. With such a vast amount of facilities, La Envia provides all guests with a complete holiday package from the chance to play on three golf courses, luxurious spa treatments along with many other fitness facilities. The glorious weather in Almeria is very much similar to the rest of the Costa del Sol. With an average of 320 days of pure sunshine a year, the Costa Almeria has some of the best weather in Spain. The terrain of the region is an actual desert, which results in very little rainfall to make this the perfect place for a holiday in the Spanish sun. With summer temperatures rarely below 30 degrees, you will find the climate confortable still to participate in many sporting activities whilst enjoying the sunshine. Even in the winter months, the climate is kind with temperatures of 20 degrees its like a summers day in the UK and Northern Europe. Due to the mild winters, La Envia Golf Resort in Almeria, Spain is an ideal all year round holiday location. La Envia Golf
Overlooking the spectacular views from the mountainous valley is La Envia golf course. This 18 hole par 70 golf course provides an unforgettable experience to the most demanding golfer. Spread over 5,860 metres this course, designed by Francasco Mendoza Monero certainly leaves a mark on the map. The course runs the length of the valley at 120 hectares of contoured land, various bunkers and lakes are incorporated into play to create a magnificent golfing experience. The fairways are carefully de
signed with plantation of paml and mimosa trees, flowers and shrubs to create a fantastic vibrant oasis. The greens are also carefully positioned to present the golfer with an interesting and challenging test of their skill and accuracy. La Envia is proudly known for the care of the challenging yet interesting greens that are designed to bring variety into a golfers round with many greens raised. The front nine at La Envia Golf are fairly flat and long holes that are there to help prepare your golfing skills for the back 9 that require a more thoughtful accurate approach to each hole. The possibility of a birdie or two can arise on holes 12, 13 and 14, known as the Amen Corner. Be careful as these holes can also ruin your healthy score. Additional courses to play at whilst staying at La Envia include Playa Serena and Alboran Golf. Both additional courses are available to pre book tee times at if you are staying at La Envia Resort. Also available is the use of the fantastic clubhouse featuring a 200 seat A La Carte restaurant, a 30 seat lunch restaurant, a satellite television lounge which can host poker games and the more traditional Andalucian bar that serves delicious tapas free with any beer or wine purchased. La Envia Golf also provides players with the chance to improve their game with a 20 bay floodlit driving range with several practice greens and bunkers. One to one tuition is available from English speaking PGA professionals Jose Manuel Ruiz Moreno and Juan Antionio Ruiz Monero that run the golf academy at La Envia throughout the year. Envia Natural Health Center
The spa at La Envia Resort gives guests the perfect opportunity to relax with a team of specialised professionals at your disposal. The Natural Health Center features all the latest technologies for your wellbeing including a medical-aesthetic area, physiotherapy and massage services, fitness area, a wide range of facial and body care treatments for a complete relaxing sensation. The Envia Spa also includes an exclusive hydrothermal circuit incorporating a dynamic swimming pool with jets, jacuzzy, scented showers, sauna, Turkish bath and a relax room with chromotherapy to release tensions from the body and mind.