Sotogrande news

Sotogrande – reaffirms its position as a leading golf destination

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


It was back in 1997 that the Costa del Sol was first monikered the Costa del Golf, after Sotogrande’s world famous Valderrama Golf Club played host to the Ryder Cup battle between teams of European and American professional golfers. Local hero Seve Ballesteros led the European team to victory, creating a surge of interest in the course (that continues to challenge golfers from all around the world) and Sotogrande, which has grown from strength to strength in the intervening years as a holiday, golfing and residential destination.

Prestigious golfing event comes to Sotogrande!


Golf fans are celebrating after it was announced that Sotogrande is set to play host to the World Corporate Golf

Foreign resident groups in Sotogrande

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


It’s not all about the posh polo matches, world-renowned golf clubs, swanky yachts and the picturesque marina in Sotogrande. As

NH Edition Shop by Juanjo Oliva comes to Sotogrande

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


After its success in Madrid and Barcelona, the NH Edition Shop by Juanjo Oliva came to Sotogrande during the summer

50 Years of Sotogrande!

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


You wouldn’t think so from the clean, modern look of Sotogrande, but this year Andalucía’s largest private residential community celebrates its 50th birthday!

The exclusive resort that has become a byword for elegance, style and understated glamour was founded in 1963 after American-Filipino Joseph McMicking and his Spanish-Filipino wife Mercedes Zobel de Ayala y Roxas fell in love with this idyllic stretch of coast.

A summer of Sotogrande sailing

Jackie Cruz - Manifesto


Sailing is a big part of life in Sotogrande, where the sleek yachts lying in the marina are not just for show but for serious competition too, so every summer there is an active programme of regattas, sailing courses and social events at the Real Club Marítimo Sotogrande.

Beach recovery project in Sotogrande


Spring last year saw the beginning of an ambitious beach recovery project aimed at shoring up and beautifying the coastline

RCG Sotogrande Cup


This year, Real Club de Golf Sotogrande is once again hosting the RCG Sotogrande European Nations Championship (originally known as

Sotogrande’s spring polo season gets underway


The 2013 polo season gets underway in Sotogrande with the first of the spring competitions, the XXXIV José Ignacio Domecq

The end of an era


The passing of Jaime Ortiz-Patiño on 3 January this year marked the end of an era. Born in Paris in

Railway line along the Costa del Sol gets go-ahead – what will this mean for Sotogrande?


In spite of Spain’s tough public expenditure cutbacks it looks like the Costa del Sol’s long-awaited coastal rail line is

Sotogrande Hípica equestrian centre


              With its open spaces and easily accessible natural surroundings, Sotogrande is an ideal