Valle del Este
Valle del Este is Europe’s second dessert course. Designed by José Canales, who closely studied techniques in Arizona before moving machinery on to this prime site, the course winds through low hills and brush where there is a stark contrast between the green of the golf and its arid surroundings. The autochthonous trees, olives, algarrobas, figs, palms and Sparta grasses add to the natural environment, which the developers have been careful to respect. The Valle del Este 18-hole golf course has been carefully designed to combine holes that represent a real challenge to the player, with other less strenuous holes. The course design and setting make it quite spectacular. The tees are particularly noteworthy, positioned on small raised platforms surrounded by volcanic rock, as well as the wide, generous fairways. All in all, a real challenge for players of all levels.