Alenda Golf Course
Situated slightly inland from Alicante Airport and blending into the wonderful surrounding countryside, Alenda Golf Course has been welcoming members and guests since it was opened in October 1999. In the last few decades the sunny Costa Blanca has rapidly become one of Europe's top destinations for golf enthusiasts and boasts a large number of superb 18 hole courses, some playing host to world class tournaments. Many of the courses form part of upmarket residential estates or hotel resorts offering complete golf holiday packages.
Visitors to Alicante who fancy a round of golf or even just a delicious meal in the club house restaurant, will find Alenda Golf Course about 20 minutes drive from the city centre near the small village of Orito. Designer Roland Favret has done a superb job of retaining the natural beauty of the countryside during construction of the 18 hole course which covers an area of 49 hectares. With a length of 6,257 metres and par 72, the course offers numerous challenges for even the most experienced of players with fast fairways and greens on many of the holes.
Alenda Golf Course Facilities
Practice Area – 6 tees and and a practice green with 3 holes make up the pitch & putt area and the long shot driving range boasts 25 individual driving stations, 2 greens and a bunker. For players convenience the driving range is fully floodlit and allows practice until 22:00.
Golf School – All instructors at the Golf School are fully qualified and endorsed by the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and offer lessons for both novice and advanced players, as well as a selection of golfing courses for groups and individuals. Aside from the intensive practical lessons, students are also put through their paces in the school's audio-visual room that is equipped with the latest analysis technology, as well as attending theoretical classes. Lessons and courses have discounted prices for Alenda Golf Club members.
Alenda Club House Facilities
Sports Complex – Visitors to Alenda Golf course can also enjoy the facilities of the sports complex that offers a selection of padel tennis courts with varying rates for week days and weekends and floodlights for those wishing to play in the evenings. There is also a fully equipped gymnasium with free weights, cardio workout machines, fitness areas and a range of group fitness classes as well as personal trainers for individual workout routines.
Pro Shop – Within the club house complex is a large and modern Pro Shop offering a wide range of top brand equipment, clothing and accessories for both golf and padel. With complete club sets for hire, golfers can save on the hassle and baggage costs of transporting their own clubs. Golf trolleys and buggies are also available to hire.
Kids Club – Visitors with young ones can enjoy the facilities of Alenda Golf Course safe in the knowledge their children will have a great time at the Ludoteca Kids Club which is supervised by trained monitors and offers fun games, table football and ping-pong. Additionally, Budding young musicians can take lessons from the club's professor of music, Manuel Ramos.
Restaurant – The Alenda Restaurant is open daily and welcomes players and members of the public to enjoy the splendid local and international dishes offered by their top chefs. Those just wanting a drink or snack can take in the wonderful views from the Alandra Terrace Café.