The prestigious El Saler Golf Course is recognised as one of the 100 best courses in the World and one of the top 5 in Europe. Designed by the internationally acclaimed Javier Arana, El Saler was opened in 1968, 18 holes, par 72, 6335m, white, it is a long, challenging and demanding course with wide greens and several blind hazards. The course itself is just south of Valencia within the El Saler Nature Park and is both a European and Links style - reminiscent of some famous Scottish courses. Natural surroundings, local plants such as the "Cats Claws", windswept trees, undulating areas of beautiful landscaped fairways and greens all give this course its well deserved reputation.
El Saler has hosted (and will be again in the future) many International and Spanish Professional/Amateur competitions, The Spanish Open and the Seve Ballesteros Trophy to name but two. There are numerous excellent holes but the strong finish of the superb 17th hole par 3, heading out towards the sea with a well bunkered, raised sloping green is just fabulous followed by the classic 18th par 4, out along the beac.