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Golf Rio Real

Address: Urbanizacion Golf Rio Real, 29603 Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 765 733
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Ranked #31 of 76 Activities in Marbella
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Golf Courses, Sports
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London, England, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
17 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Challenging but very playable course near Marbella. Holes run out to the sea allows public to get a bit too close and a couple of the tees are directly under balconies of course side apartments. Still good time had by all - no lost balls!

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Having played here every year now for ten and always enjoyed it how disappointing to arrive here this time to see all the greens with grass plugs in them - apparently due to disease - but making the course unplayable. The course is now so slow - our round was over 5 hours Management basically ignored our concerns about the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just visited this course whilst in Spain with a trip from our golf club in the uk. The course was extremely busy and we required one further buggy but was told in a very short manor from the gentleman in the pro shop no! The golf course itself is a very tough tree lined with varied holes. The clubhouse is... More

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We played Rio Real on the 6th October 2014 and were most disappointed.On checking in we were told that 4 of the greens had been affected by some disease and were given a course planner as compensation.Unfortunately there were at least double that affected some worse than others,by far the worse was the 1st which sets you off on a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Golfers be warned! I had booked a 2 ball through a third party organisation and paid in advance for 18 holes at Rio Real. We checked in at the Proshop and there was no warning that the course was over-capacity, only an apology for the state of the greens due to fungus. The starter on the first tee on Tuesday... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Came hear and played last year. Really a great set up from bar, food and the course. It was in really great condition for this time of year and work on the course tends to be in September. One of the best course you will find locally and reasonably priced.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is such a pretty course. You can see it as you drive along the main dual carriage way past Marbella. The course is tended extremely well and there is very little "rough". There are however plenty of traps to fall into and the Rio Real itself meanders through the course at various places to give any player that extra... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Have played here now two years running, and it is my favourite course and location. Being very close to Marbella, and in some places right on the beach, it gives you the feel a feel of playing golf on the beach with the challenges of water and hills.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the second time I have played the course , the first time being 5 years ago. I still remains one of the best in the area , condition and layout are excellent . If you are planing a golf trip to the area put it on the list.... Very near the top. Ps .... Relatively flat.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Played here while we where staying in Marbella on holiday. Pretty golf course was easy to find as it is just off the A-7! Very pleasant staff and the course is very well maintained with marshals going around checking passively if everyone is ok. Not the most challenge course off the yellows, however the course is perfect for a holiday... More

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