Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa
Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa is a decidedly sophisticated retreat with a sense of seclusion that belies its convenient location outside Malaga. Set around tranquil, traditionally Andalusian courtyards, the hotel’s perfectly pitched décor – which adds avant-garde touches to heritage looks – Michelin-starred cuisine, and attentive, genuine service, have seen it named the Condé Nast Traveler Best Resort in Spain 2018. Relax at the fashionable beach club, retreat to the opulent spa, or tee off on the par 72 golf course, one of the best in Spain.
- Watch the kite surfers skip waves from your Balinese bed at the Beach Club, cocktail in hand
- Delight in discovering intricate Japanese-Spanish fusion cuisine in Michelin-starred Kabuki Raw
- Wander through acres of well-tended gardens, from palm-shaded courtyards to flower-filled meadows
- Pamper yourself at the impressive spa with a treatment using collagen, caviar, or gold
- Lounge in one of 67 spacious guestrooms or suites, or stay en famille in a four-bedroom villa
- Sink a putt on the superb greens that Masters Tournament champion Sergio Garcia ranks alongside Augusta National
This exquisite boutique hotel is brimming with singular delights, from its four expansive pools to the hand-painted wallpaper in the tranquil bar. Golfers will be in seventh heaven – the challenging course offers a choice of five different tees and more than 100 bunkers, plus there’s a Jack Nicklaus Academy to help improve your swing.
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Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa is home to 67 guestrooms and suites, big enough to laze a day away in, with entry-level Junior Suites featuring lofty ceilings, Travertine marble bathrooms, and spacious balconies and terraces overlooking the championship golf course or the gardens. Upgrade to one of the even larger Executive Suites, or treat yourself to a Pool Suite that has a separate living room and a private pool. The Cortesin Suites come with their own living room and two king-size beds.
An especially lavish option, the hotel’s splendid Mediterranean-style Private Villas boast four luxe en suite bedrooms and a private swimming pool, all with stunning views. Lounge inside by the log fire or curl up with a novel on the vast porch as the Andalusian sun sets. Enjoy the highest possible level of the hotel’s impeccable service, from practical features like complimentary babysitting, transfers, and golf-shoe cleaning, to upscale touches such as fresh flowers and fruit awaiting you in your room when you book one of the Private Villas.
Concierge and front desk staff are happy to help with anything you need, from booking tee times to restaurant reservations and much more. A free shuttle service runs down to the Beach Club, a mile from the main hotel. Children are welcome, and cots and extra beds can be added to rooms for an extra charge.
Get the very best features of a luxury hotel within the comforts of a residential setting.
Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa is home to five eateries, from the smart Michelin-starred signature Japanese restaurant to laidback snacks at the Beach Club.
El Jardin de Lutz –Whether you dine outside on the terrace or indoors amid palm-frond wallpaper, you’ll be eating from the garden of the Mediterranean. Chef Lutz Bösing takes the local fruits of both land and sea and gives a modern twist to traditional Spanish classics.
Kabuki Raw – Treat yourself to the tasting menu at the hotel’s Michelin-starred signature restaurant, where the delicacy of Japanese cuisine meets the earthy ingredients of Spain. Dress up to dine in this renowned eatery, where you’ll be able to see Chef Luis Olarra at work in the open kitchen from your red-lacquered chair.
Don Giovanni – Sicilian Chef Andrea Tumbarello takes Italian cooking traditions that are centuries old and adds a little innovation. Dine on the classics including pasta and pizza, before finishing up with something sinful, like mandarin sorbet with Cointreau.
The Blue Bar – Sink into the sumptuous velvet sofas of the Blue Bar and sample a cocktail or two. Tapas, sandwiches, and other light snacks can be served here, on the patio, or in the Moroccan and Indian relaxed lounges.
Beach Club – The easy, breezy eatery at Finca Cortesín’s Beach Club serves seafood, salads, and light dishes with stunning sea views over the infinity pool and Bahía de Casares beach, less than a mile from the main hotel.
If golf is your game, you’ll be set for the duration of your vacation on the hotel’s remarkable 18-hole, championship course. Otherwise, there are four swimming pools, tennis and paddle tennis courts, and an Asian-influenced spa offering boundless pampering. Head to the beach for water-based activities including sailing, fishing, and windsurfing, or head out into the rugged Andalusian countryside for mountain biking, horse riding, and – in winter – skiing.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from the hotel, the surrounding region has much to offer, with the lively nightlife of Marbella and Puerto Banu thirty minutes away, and the port city of Algeciras a 30-minute drive in the other direction. Explore the famous Andalusian white villages in the surrounding hills, or take a longer drive to visit vibrant Malaga or the wineries of Jerez.
Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa
Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa sits in its own serene, sprawling grounds less than a mile from the beach on the Spanish Costa Del Sol. Glitzy Marbella is thirty minutes away, and in a little more than an hour, you can reach energetic, cultural Málaga, historic Ronda, and Jerez, home of sherry and flamenco.
Malaga Airport is 57 mi / 92 km away.
Gibraltar Airport is 24 mi / 38 km away.
Valet parking is available at the hotel, and airport transfers can be arranged.