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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 #30 of 72 Activities in Marbella
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Have played here several times over the past 15 yrs. Always a favourite. Disappointed with the staff attitude. They wanted to change our tee time for 8 of us back 2 hours. Sent us off the 10th as a compromise. Then came out to make us let a 2 ball through even though they couldn't keep up with us. Then... More 

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Wooburn, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Excellent course staff could not apologise more for the saline content in water that had affected the greens Open and inviting, well set out Fantastic terrace offering views of 18th when you make it to the 19th! Service and cleanliness excellent

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

In November 2014 a group of 4 of us played here and though the course has a decent layout the condition of the fairways and greens are atrocious, fairways resemble plough fields and the greens patchwork quilts! A real pity :-( I would recommend that you check prior to booking or go somewhere else.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
43 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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Knysna, South Africa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Good golfing people. Save your money and don,t even think of playing Rio Real. Never been on such a neglected course with greens that make my garden look good. Five hours of hell and no sign of a marshall to move things along. They give you a course guide as compensation which is big of them.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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
30 helpful votes 30 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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