La Zagaleta Golf & Country Club, one of Europe’s most sought after residential estates, is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the Costa del Sol, bordering to the North with the Ronda Mountains and at only a few kilometres from Marbella and Puerto Banus and 60km from Malaga airport.
La Zagaleta is located in the hills of Benahavís, a picturesque village 400mts above sea level, on the road that links San Pedro with Ronda. Only 10kms from the main crossing to Ronda on the N340 road and 8km to the A7 exit/entrance. All major towns and villages on the Costa del Sol are within easy road access.
La Zagaleta offers unmatched services which make it a true countryside getaway and exclusive community. Nearly 900 hectares of gated natural surroundings, guarded by 24 hour manned security and only 2 entries into the estate make La Zagaleta a unique, private and secure place to live in. An abundance of rich flora provides shelter and a source of food for the animals living on the estate as well as filling the air with fragrances with its cork oaks, conifers, olive trees, ‘madroños’, dogwoods, or rockrose brushes. Various species such as deer, buck mouflon, Hispanic goat and pheasant have their natural habitat in La Zagaleta, making it a Natural Reserve. There are three artificial lakes, hiking tracks, and a heliport among other sporting and leisure facilities.
There are 420 plots in total for residential use, with a minimum plot size of 3,000 m², with building volume of 10% of the total plot surface area and 8 meter green buffer zones between plots.
La Zagaleta enjoys 50km of roads with lighting and full signposting, water distribution; drainage, telephone and electrical networks, and a 100,00m3 dam which irrigates the golf courses. The Estate offers a Technical, Administrative and Finance Department, and operational Heliport, an Automatic Cash dispenser, a Security Department and a Service company to assist in every day chores such as supplying gardeners, maids, or maintenance personnel or supplying Banking, Secretarial or Transport assistance.
La Zagaleta Golf Course
La Zagaleta Golf was opened in 1993 and is reserved exclusively for members and residents of La Zagaleta. It is an 18-hole golf course designed by Californian architect Bradford Benz, spans 6,000 meters and offers breathtaking views. The golf course, designed to preserve its natural surroundings and with no parallel holes, offers its members a truly unique experience as golfers enjoy an ‘interference free’ game.
Los Barrancos Golf Course
Los Barrancos de La Zagaleta Golf Course was opened in 2007 and is an exclusive par 70 golf course. This golf course offers an exciting game through the valleys and mountains in the Northern part of the Estate. A lake by the second hole and a damn which runs along various holes, add to the beauty of the course. The exuberant local flora surely helps blend the golf course into its natural surroundings.
La Zagaleta Club House
The luxurious and luminous clubhouse offers 5,100 m² of a wide range of entertainment amenities. Large and small meeting rooms, summer and winter restaurants, library, discotheque, fully equipped events pavilion, billiard room, bowling alley, bar, cafeteria, BBQ and snack bar in pool pavilion, pro shop, clay and hard surface tennis courts, swimming pool with changing rooms and sauna compose the various leisure and business facilities available.
La Zagaleta Equestrian Centre
Among other facilities in the Estate, there are 23 stables and 4 rings available for horses belonging to La Zagaleta as well as for those belonging to owners. Arabian and Spanish horses, ponies and Farabella horses for the youngsters, offer a choice for every rider who wants to enjoy the nature of La Zagaleta on horseback. The Equestrian Club offers, changing rooms and bathrooms, two living rooms with fireplace, offices and medicine cabinet. An instructor is available for those wishing to take up horse riding.
22/11/2010 Area Guides