About Sotogrande

Find out why Sotogrande is such a unique and special place. Here you will find the factual information you need to know when considering Sotogrande, but for a more personalised, first hand recount, check out our blog

Sotogrande lies in the south of Spain, where the Andalucian Sierras and the prolific Guadiaro River meet the Mediterranean Sea. It has great views to the famous rock of Gibraltar and on a clear day to the Pillars of Hercules in Morocco. 

A Luxury resort in the province of Cadiz, Andalucia. 


Founded in 1962 by the American Colonel Joseph McMicking who, in his day, was a true visionary and creator of some of the greatest resorts in the world.
Sotogrande is above all a low density, luxury enclave set amidst 1,800 hectares (4,500 acres) of cork oak trees, pines, rolling hills, rivers, lakes and the sea.



Sotogrande is surrounded by nature and wildlife. It benefits from a marvelous, warm and temperate climate throughout the year. More than 300 days of sun!
The resort benefits from a very high quality service infrastructure. The roads and wide avenues are truly spectacular, giving the feeling of a carefully planned low density resort. There is an abundant supply of water and all the communal areas are carefully maintained and manicured.
Sotogrande has a wide variety of property ranging from palatial style homes to neat family apartments in the Marina. There is a truly wide selection of charming homes for you to choose from.

Vast array of facilities

Sotogrande has a great many facilities to entertain its residents.

The largest Marina on the Spanish coast with berths for over 1,000 yachts. The Royal Sotogrande Yacht Club offers numerous aquatic sports and sailing regattas. The Guadiaro River is ideal for young children to learn the art of sailing and kayaking in a safe environment. 

: Sotogrande has been a world class destination for golf since Sir Robert Trent Jones designed the “Real Club de Golf Sotogrande” in 1964. There are now 5 courses including the world famous “Real Club de Valderrama” home of the 1997 Ryder Cup and “La Reserva Golf Club”, home of 2014 European Tour. 

and Paddle: There are numerous tennis and paddle courts in the resort. 

: Sotogrande is now a world class destination for Polo. The Santa Maria and Ayala Polo Clubs have over 11 grounds and cater for Polo for all ages and handicaps. Indeed, the Gold Cup in August is considered to be one of best tournaments in the world of 22+ goal Polo. 

Horse Riding
: There are various riding centers in and bordering the resort. Riding in the surrounding countryside is a truly spectacular experience for those who love riding! 

: There are two beach clubs. However, for true beach lovers a visit to the beaches near Tarifa, on the Atlantic coast, is a must! (35 minute drive from Sotogrande.) 
Naturally, there are numerous restaurants and shops throughout the resort and in the nearby villages of Pueblo Nuevo, Guadiaro, Torreguadiaro and San Enrique. 


Conveniently Located

  • 20 minutes from Gibraltar Airport (Frequent flights to UK).
  • 55 minutes from Malaga International Airport and high speed train network.
  • 60 minutes from Jerez International Airport.

Strategically Located

  • 35 minutes from Marbella
  • 20 minutes from Gibraltar
  • 55 minutes from Malaga technological business center (considered the future silicon valley of Europe).

Proximity to historic sites

  • 10 minutes from the historic town of San Roque 
  • 25 minutes from Gorhams Caves – UNESCO Heritage Site 

Proximity to points of interest

  • 1 hour from Ronda, famous medieval town.
  • 1 hour from Cadiz and Jerez, home of Sherry wine and fine vineyards.
  • 2 hours from Seville, capital and cultural centre of Andalucía.
  • 2 hours from Granada, home of the Alhambra Palace.
  • 2.5 hours from Sierra Nevada for wonderful skiing in the sun.

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