Finca Cortesin has winter golf off to a tee

Golfers keen to escape the clutches of winter can do so in style by heading to the deluxe Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa in Spain, and experience the exclusive facilities that has seen the resort ranked as one of the best in the world.

The luxury resort in Andalucia, southern Spain, has unveiled a range of three and five-night ‘Golf Experience’ packages for guests to enjoy from now until the end of 2018, with award-winning golf and an array of attractive other benefits all included.

Regarded among Europe’s most exclusive modern golf and lifestyle resorts, Finca Cortesin became the first course in Spain to feature a new, environmentally-friendly type of Bermuda grass on its greens this summer, while its Hotel Cortesin was recently ranked 43rd in the world by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine in its prestigious ‘2017 Readers’ Choice Awards’.

Costing from €963 (approx £845) per person for a three-night, two-round break, packages include golf on the resort’s award-winning 18-hole championship course, one 50-minute golf lesson at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy, free use of the driving range and a golf welcome gift including two Finca Cortesin polo shirts and caps.

In addition, guests will receive daily bed-and-breakfast accommodation in a Junior or Executive Suite, freshly-picked flowers upon arrival, seasonal fresh fruit throughout their stay and complimentary access to Finca Cortesin’s 2,200m² Spa and Beach Club, plus the opportunity to arrive early and check-out late.

Players seeking a longer stay can take advantage of great value by booking a seven-night bed and breakfast stay from €1,545 per person (approx £1,355). Prices, which are also based on two people sharing a suite, include five rounds of golf and offer the same leisure privileges.

Set across a vast 532-acre estate, Finca Cortesin has hosted numerous high-profile tournaments since opening in 2006 including the Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2009, 2011 amd 2012, and is a member of the exclusive European Tour Properties network.

Complementing the world-class golf course are outstanding practice facilities including a state-of-the-art Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy, and the resort was recently named as the ‘Best Golf Resort in Europe’ by users of the respected website .

Located in the rolling hills of southern Spain between Marbella and Sotogrande, with the Mediterranean to one side and the tranquil Casares Mountains to the other, Finca Cortesin’s other world-class facilities include an elegant 67-suite hotel, Hotel Cortesin, a 6,000sqm Beach Club and an award-winning spa featuring Spain’s only snow cave, with bespoke treatments by French beauty brand Boilogique Recherche.

Hotel Cortesin offers the choice of four restaurants including El Jardin de Lutz, serving authentic Spanish cuisine, and the Michelin-starred signature Japanese restaurant Kabuki Raw. The development also features an exclusive collection of villas which are available for purchase or rental.