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Address: Urbanizacion Golf Rio Real, 29603, Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 765 733
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Narrow, challenging and scenic golf course

Rio Real is a narrow, challenging and scenic golf course which is best for a golfer of a reasonable standard. The course was presented in a good condition when we played in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2015
hdias
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

What a stunningly manicured golf course. My son and I had the most enjoyable Sunday afternoon of golf on this majestic course. Very reasonably priced with impeccable customer service and scenery at every hole. Very user friendly. A must for the enthusiast!

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1 Thank robert r
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80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I loved this course. Absolutely loved it. A variety of driving needed. Forgiving wide fairways on some holes, others tight and requiring thought. On the greens I felt I could sink every putt. No two holes are alike and some cracking dog legs, especially the 10th a 90 degree dog leg. Excellent food and service made it a perfect day

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Thank George M
Reigate, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Rio Real is a narrow, challenging and scenic golf course which is best for a golfer of a reasonable standard. The course was presented in a good condition when we played in November 2015.

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Thank hdias
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I’ve played Rio Real many times over the years and it never disappoints. It has mixture of tough but fair holes along with some lovely scenic holes. You need to be a reasonable standard of golfer to play here as its 6000 meters long

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Thank MPMLondon
uk
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

The guys in the pro shop have a terrible attitude. Before taking 1000 euro from ten guys for a round (with buggies) they said the course was in great condition. It is not, the greens have disease and are very lumpy. We have another round booked and paid for which would wanted to cancel after playing and seeing the condition... More 

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1 Thank PBJUk
Solihull, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Played the course at the weekend and the only thing I can say was that the Greens were a disgrace, I would go as far as to say that some are not playable. I complained after coming off the course and the excuse given was that they had experienced a dry summer. It's funny how the other 2 courses we... More 

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Thank andyb1969
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The greens showed the wear and tear of a hot, busy summer we were told after complaining. Surely watering and management could have improved them. We experienced black patches, cracks, poor grass and pitch marks peppered across the greens. Two days later (October 1st) we played at Alcaidesa and what a treat that was - beautiful greens. So, it can... More 

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Thank Jillie D
Bangor, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

As part of a group of golfers we played Rio Real for the second time in 10 years. It has improved over the years although it was the most expensive that we played this year. The golf course was however in great shape and probably had the best greens we played on all week. A nice touch at the 10th... More 

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Thank Alisdair M
County Durham, UK
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502 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Good course for the money. Lots of variety. Back 9 tough if you don't hit straight due to abundance of trees. Pace of at pretty good given the challenging course.

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Thank Baxie
Inverurie, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Clubhouse was very nice and the service was good. The course however was not. Bare fairways and patchy greens. Not worth the €175 to play. Too many holes along side eachother and balls coming in from all directions.

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