- By Michael Lee
- Published 07/15/2010
- Article Writing
La Envia Wellness and Golf Resort is home to an excellent golf course, hotel and spa within the outstanding natural beauty of the Sierra de Gador mountain range. With fantastic weather and stunning scenic views, playing golf is much more than just a game. With these impressive features, La Envia Resort and La Envia golf course is situated in the ideal place to benefit from the surrounding natural beauty. La Envia Golf Resort features an impressive 18 hole course at par 70 that features irregular undulating terrain with numerous bunkers and water features including a lake which comes into play. Not only are you able to play golf on this course at La Envia, but you are welcome to pre book tee times at two more additional local courses to Almeria. Both Playa Serena and Alboran Golf are remarkable golf courses to satisfy the most demanding golfer. Further information regarding the three golf courses is found below. If you wish to play on these courses when staying at La Envia Resort you may do so by pre booking your tee times at time of holiday reservation, or alternatively when you are at La Envia, please see the caddy master to book your tee times directly. 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 designed 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. 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. A 20 bay floodlit driving range with several practice greens and bunkers are also found at La Envia Golf Resort; including tuition from PGA professionals Jose Manuel Ruiz Moreno and Juan Antionio Ruiz Monero that run the golf academy. Playa Serena Golf Course This magnificent golf course, Playa Serena was designed by Peter Allis and Angel Gallardo in 1974. Featuring 18 holes at par 72, this course is well established in the Almeria region that will give golfers a challenge at each and every hole. The back nine are known to be challenging with many hole featuring water hazards. Despite being designed in 1974, the golf course has numerous state of the art facilities including the excellent driving range, locker rooms and pro shop. Furthermore, in addition to these facilities at Playa Serena golfers can enjoy high quality cuisine and service at the restaurant and bar here. Golf club and buggy hire are available, cost to be paid locally. Alboran Golf Course This 18 hole par 72 championship golf course was designed by one of the most prestigious golf architects, Ramon Espinosa. Alboran Golf is spread over 6,278 metres with an extensive practice range and different training areas for the use of all golfers. The course has been carefully and successfully created with both challenging and enjoyable aspects throughout. This great balance between the two allows golfers to surpass hazards from bunkers and streams to lakes without the course becoming tiresome. Golfers playing at Alboran will be required to take accuracy into consideration as each green has bunkers strategically placed. Alboran Golf has an extensive practice area that measures 150 metres wide by 300 metres in length, featuring two tees, two putting greens and a chipping green with a practice bunker. At Alboran Golf dressing rooms, buggy and club hire are available as well as a pro shop for all your golfing attire.
We recommend if you get the chance to play three golf rounds that you play on each course. La Envia golf course, Playa Serena golf course and Alboran Golf course provide golfers with three excellent options to choose from. Transfers can be pre-arranged at time of booking golf tee times or alternatively you may arrange transfers locally or hire car.