Sporting events on the Costa Del Sol in 2023

The Costa del Sol is known worldwide for its perfect climate, breathtaking beaches and unparalleled sports facilities. In recent years, this region of southern Spain has hosted several international sports events, and the year 2023 promises to be a promising one as well. In this blog post, we have collected the most important sporting events on the Costa del Sol in 2023.


The Costa del Sol is no stranger to the best tennis tournaments. The following two exciting events are expected this year:

Davis Cup Final 2023  – City of Malaga After the successful series in 2022, Malaga will once again be the venue for the 2023 Davis Cup Final. You can watch the world’s best teams battle it out between November 21-26, with the quarter-finals on November 21-23, the semi-finals on November 24-25 and the grand final on November 26.

Andalucia Open ATP 250  – Puente Romano Tennis Club Marbella. This exceptional tennis club regularly hosts top tournaments, including the Andalucia Open in 2023. The competition runs from March 27th to April 11th, 2023, and the matches will be open to the public from April 1st.  


The Costa del Sol has many first-class golf courses and is nicknamed the “Costa del Golf”. A number of high quality competitions take place along the coast each year and highlights in 2023 include:

LIV Golf  – Club de Golf Valderrama The best golf course in Spain, Club de Golf Valderrama, hosts one of the tournaments of the LIV Golf circuit. From June 30th to July 1st, some of the world’s best golfers will go head-to-head. In 2022, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau participated in the event.

THE ONE Marbella Golf Cup  – Los Naranjos GC
Sunday 18 June 2023, 8.30am start. Marbella The One tournament at Los Naranjos Golf Club

Solheim Cup 2023  – Finca Cortesin In 2023, one of the biggest golf tournaments in the world, the Solheim Cup, will be held at Finca Cortesin, one of the best golf courses in Spain. From September 18th to 24th, the best female golfers from Europe and the United States will compete against each other.


Ironman 70.3  – Marbella  On May 7, 2023 , Marbella will host the Ironman 70.3, a tough race including a 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and a half-marathon run at the end. At the event approx. 2000 athletes are expected.

Padel Tennis  –   The Femme Open will be held on May 27, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Nueva Alcantara Club in Marbella. Compete, have fun and build relationships. Join the club, compete, have fun and build relationships. Event address: Av. de Barcelona, ​​8, 29670 San Pedro Alcántara, Málaga, Spain.

Running events  – Torremolinos, Marbella and Malaga Several locations on the Costa del Sol host top running events throughout the year. The biggest is the Malaga Marathon, which  will be held in the city on December 10, 2023 , but half marathons are also held in Torremolinos and Marbella.

4Days Walking – October 5-8, 2023  October weather in Marbella, still perfect, not too hot and not too cold, great time for walking. That is why the small Andalusian town is usually filled with walkers from all over the world. This year, the popular event will be held for the 12th time. Plaza del Mar on Marbella’s Paseo Maritimo is the starting point for 10, 20 and 30 km routes that take you through the city, nature and the beach. Register here.

The Costa del Sol, especially Marbella, is a popular tourist destination, and now visitors are gearing up for a new sporting event. From October 6 to 8, 2023 , Marbella will host the first  licensed CrossFit event  in Southern Spain  . At the event, the best CrossFit athletes will fight each other for the championship title. In addition to the sporting event, the climate, gastronomy, beaches and natural environment offer countless attractions to visitors. Register here .

With 320 days of sunshine a year, it’s no wonder that the Costa del Sol is one of the most popular destinations for sporting events. Even if you’re not a professional athlete, the region offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, from golf and tennis to water sports and hiking.

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In conclusion, the Costa del Sol is one of the world’s most attractive venues for elite sporting events, attracting international athletes and visitors from all over the world. In 2023, a number of exciting events will take place in the region, including the Davis Cup Final, Andalucia Open ATP 250, LIV Golf, Solheim Cup, Ironman 70.3, and running events in Torremolinos, Marbella and Malaga. Don’t miss out on the sale – book your tickets and start planning your trip to the Costa del Sol today!