The Top 10 Luxury Sports Venues in Marbella

Carmen Duran - Apr 5, 2024 - Pure Living News

luxury sports in Marbella


Sharing the true luxury of Marbella so our clients can experience the city like a local is the essence of Pure Living Properties. This is why we’ve crafted this guide to the finest Luxury Sports Venues in Marbella. Whether your passion lies in golf, tennis, padel, sailing, weightlifting, or CrossFit, Marbella hosts some of the world’s premier venues for your chosen sport. The city boasts an extensive range of sporting facilities to meet the needs of both recreational athletes and top-level professionals drawn to the Costa del Sol for its favorable weather and elite training opportunities.

The Golfing Epicentre

luxury sports in Marbella

With over 20 top-tier courses, Marbella stands as one of Europe’s elite golf destinations. The variety is such that golfers can choose based on their specific needs, tastes, or preferences.
Considering the client profile of Pure Living Properties, these are our favourites, though in truth, each course has its unique charm:

1. Real Club de Golf Las Brisas.

Nestled in Nueva Andalucía, this Robert Trent Jones-designed course features 18 holes, par 72. Its spectacular views and botanical garden-style landscaping, with plants from every continent, make playing here a genuine sensory delight.

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2. Río Real Golf.

Recognised as one of the country’s finest courses, it was established in 1965. Designed by Javier Arana, it features 18 holes, par 72, stretching over 6,000 meters. Its proximity to the city centre and panoramic sea and mountain views make it a favourite among golf aficionados.

3. Aloha Golf Club.

Situated in the heart of the golf valley, it’s one of Spain’s most beautiful and unique courses. Designed by Javier Arana, the course’s low hills, shrubs, and lakes mimic a traditional English park, adding challenge to the game. It consists of 18 holes and 72 pairs.

Marbella and Tennis

Tennis is another sport that has put Marbella on the international map, with over a dozen courts including some of the country’s best facilities. This count includes private facilities in residential areas or grand villas chosen by tennis players to hone their skills whilst enjoying the Costa del Sol’s offerings of luxury sports in Marbella.

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4. Club de Tenis Puente Romano.

An international tennis benchmark, Puente Romano couldn’t be absent from our Top Ten list for Marbella sports enthusiasts. Opened in 1979 by Bjorn Borg, the Club has hosted some of the world’s finest tennis players. With 8 clay courts, a central court seating 2500, two Plexipave courts, and four padel courts, this complex is a city hallmark.

5. Manolo Santana Racquets Club.

Another tennis sanctuary in Marbella, opened by the Wimbledon champion in 1997. These iconic facilities have become part of the city’s sporting history, offering six tennis courts, including clay and plexipave surfaces.

6. Racket Club Los Monteros.

Located within the iconic Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort, it’s hailed as one of Marbella’s premier tennis destinations. The facility boasts five courts, including two top clay courts and three hard courts, along with padel and beach padel courts.

The World’s Finest Gyms

Marbella ranks among the cities with the best gym and sports facility offerings in the country and southern Europe. Prestigious international brands, sought-after local names, specialized gyms, and top-tier equipment make up the catalogue of luxury sports in Marbella.
Here are our favourites:

7. Puente Romano Health and Fitness.

Its avant-garde design and state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment make it one of the Costa del Sol’s leading sports centres. Facilities include famous treadmills, a spinning room, and a boxing ring, complemented by a medical team for consultations and advice.

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8. The I/O.

This prestigious brand introduced a health club in San Pedro Alcántara last year, featuring indoor and outdoor areas, cutting-edge fitness rooms, relaxation spaces, women-only areas, and VIP services. The club offers group classes and personal training.

9. Real Pádel Club Marbella.

Established in 2008, this gym has become one of the Costa del Sol’s most renowned premium sports facilities. High-end equipment in a space boasting 350 square metres indoors and over 10,000 outdoors allows for a variety of activities including weightlifting, cardio, tennis, martial arts, pilates, yoga, and CrossFit.

luxury sports in Marbella The Gym of the Real Club de Pádel has become one of the favourites for luxury sports in Marbella lovers.

A City Bound to the Sea

As a Mediterranean city intimately connected to the sea, water sports are a must. The Costa del Sol offers a wide array of aquatic activities, with gentle waves and warm temperatures throughout most of the year making it an ideal destination for sea lovers.

10. The Royal Marbella Yacht Club.

Founded in 1956, it’s one of the city’s prime spots for those looking to be swept away by the magic of the Mediterranean, whether they’re starting in sports like sailing or are already experts with their own boat.

Perfect Properties for Sports Enthusiasts

Pure Living Properties boasts a select catalogue of properties to meet all needs, some of which are the perfect choice for those wishing to indulge in luxury sports in Marbella.



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