Most of the bowling clubs in Malaga
province are located on the Costa del Sol, The Sun Coast, the sunny coastal tip
of the province. The exceptions are Lauro Golf BC,
located inland between Alhaurin El Grande & Alhaurin de la Torre, and La
Posada, located inland north of Malaga city.
Costa del Sol Clubs
Each of the Costa del Sol clubs is within 1 hours drive from Malaga International Airport and 1.5 hours drive from Gibraltar Airport. (The city of Malaga is the capital of Malaga province.)
All the the Costa del Sol clubs are located near the N340, the main coast road, and the following detailed directions all relate to this road. (Travelling to some clubs using the western sections of the A7 Costa del Sol toll road sections can save you time, but should be avoided unless you are very familiar with the area.) The clubs listed below are sequenced east to west, but for each club details are given for both directions. Travelling from most parts of Spain you will probably enter the Malaga coast via the A7 motorway, circumnavigating Malaga city.
|East-West: On the A7, turn of at the 227 exit, follow signs to Torremolinos and the Palacio de Congresos.||West-East: On the A7, turn of at the 227 exit, follow signs to Torremolinos and the Palacio de Congresos.|
Pass under the tunnel 1 KM from the A7 and take the last exit from the roundabout, (approaching a Supersol supermarket on your right). Take first exit from the roundabout with tall statue in the centre. Pass straight over roundabout with Burger King on the right, (9 KM from statue roundabout). After 7 KM filter right at the traffic light complex, with La Colina building on the left as you turn. Follow curvy one way road for 3 KM and then pass over roundabout. 0.5 KM from roundabout you will see a hotel with large RIU sign on top. This is Belplaya Hotel and the location of Belplaya BC.
|East-West: On the A7, turn of at the Arroyo de la Miel exit.||West-East: On the A7, turn of at the Arroyo de la Miel exit.|
Follow the signs to Arroyo de la Miel until you reach the Arroyo de la Miel/Benalmadena Pueblo road. Turn right towards Benalmadena Pueblo. The sports complex is on the right about 2 Km on.
|East-West: Continue on the A7, bypassing Torremolinos & Benalmadena Costa. Nearing Fuengirola, take the N340 right-hand fork, avoiding the A7 toll road left-hand fork.On the N340 at the 211KM sign, take the next exit leading to the Mijas Road on the right.||West-East: Travelling on the N340, bypassing Fuengirola, turn off at the Mijas sign, just before a road bridge. Turn left at the T-junction, crossing the road bridge over the N340 and bringing you to the Mijas road.|
Follow the Mijas Road 0.8 KM until you reach the Peugeot Showroom. Turn left at the far end of the showroom and follow the road, bearing right until you see Mijas BC on your left.
|East-West: On the N340 6 KM from the Mijas Road bridge, look for a lighthouse on your right. Turn off to the right.||West-East: On the N340 going towards Fuengirola, look for a sign to Los Amigos Beach Club on your left and El Faro on your right. Turn off to the right at the El Faro sign and cross the road bridge.|
Follow the signs to Los Amigos Beach Club.
|East-West: On the N340 just past the199 KM sign, take the Miraflores exit.||West-East: On the N340 going towards Fuengirola, at around KM 198, turn off right at the Riviera sign. Turn left through the tunnel under the N340. Go straight over the roundabout to the road that runs paralell to the N340. Turn left when you see the sign to the Miraflores Sports Centre.|
Follow the the signs to the Miraflores Sports Centre.
|East-West: On the N340 about KM 192, travelling towards Marbella, look for the twin towers of the Don Carlos hotel and a road bridge just after the hotel. Take the exit just before the road bridge.||West-East: On the N340 about KM 192, travelling away from Marbella, look for the twin towers of the Don Carlos hotel and a road bridge just before the hotel. Take the exit just before the road bridge. Cross the road bridge.|
From the roundabout near the bridge, drive 0.3 KM to the second roundabout and take the first exit right, sign posted to the Santa Maria Golf & Country Club. Travel 0.5 KM to another roundabout. Park your car between the roundabout and the country club. (Bowlers are not allowed to park inside the country club.) Walking passed the front entrance of the country club, turn right by the tennis courts. Follow the tennis courts by turning left until you see the bowling club.
If coming from the Malaga direction, after passing through San Pedro de Alcantara continue towards Estepona, go past the Benahavis turn off, you will pass Centro Commercial Diana on your right. Take the next slip road and continue to the cross roads by Cherito’s restaurant. Go straight across, past the shops and cafe’s, this is Centro Commercial Benavista, take the first right and the Bowls club is on the right. If coming from the Estepona direction, proceed to the Benahavis turn off. Take the turn off go under the road and take the Estepona exit from the roundabout and then follow the diections as above.
|East-West: Passing Malaga airport turn left on the A386 towards Alhaurin de la Torre. From Alhaurin de la Torre take the road to Alhaurin el Grande on the A404. Lauro Golf is on the right side of this road.||West-East: Take the Ojen road from La Cañada shopping complex, Marbella. Keep on the motorway until the Alhaurin de Grande exit. Avoid passing through the centre of Alhaurin de Grande, following the A404 towards Alhaurin de la Torre. Lauro Golf is on the left side of this road.|
|From Malaga take the A45 to Cordoba past Antequera junction 86 to Alameda left at first roundabout straight ahead second roundabout, follow road approx. 9 k come across hotel on right pull turn right by hotel then sharp right park is then in front of you big green gates.|
If you are coming from the coast or Malaga airport look for the A45 E15/A7 to Almeria / Cordoba / Granada / Sevilla. Take a right fork onto the A45 to Cordoba / Granada / Sevilla. Take a left fork onto the A45 Antequera / Cordoba / Sevilla . Ignore the exits to Antequera. The A45 changes to the A92 signposted Huelva / Sevilla / Cadiz. Take Salida (exit) 142 on the A92 signposted to Mollina / Alameda. Just after the exit there is a roundabout. Go straight over and Hotel Saydo is on your right, we are situated at the rear of the Hotel.
The journey from Malaga should take around 35-40 minutes.