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Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & SPA

The Barcelo & Costa Ballena Ocean Golf & Academy

The Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa**** hotel, built in typical Andalusian style and completely renovated in 2018, is located on the Costa Ballena, between Rota and Chipiona, in the heart of the Costa de la Luz. It is opposite the 27-hole Costa Ballena Oceans Golf Club and is within walking distance to the fine sandy beach in front of it.

Costa-Ballena Golf beach air view

Golf at the Costa Ballena Costa, south of Seville & Jerez enjoys an exquisite setting on the expansive beaches of Spain’s southern Atlantic Coast.
Costa Ballena is noted for marvelous beaches, palm trees and Golf nearly 365 days around the year.
During your stay in the area, after your game of golf, you can discover the magic of Andalusia, the great wines of the region, the Andalusian horses, the free roaming fighting bulls, the excellent gastronomy, popular “fiestas” and the many Moorish places in the many nearby historic cities.


At the fabulous U-Spa in the Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa hotel, the team wants to ensure that guests experience complete comfort while enjoying the selection of treatments. Why not relax in the hydrotherapy circuit or care for your body and mind in the fitness area?

Spa opening hours: Friday to Sunday from 10.00 to 14.00 and 16.00 to 20.00 (requires prior booking)

Fitness studio opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10.00 to 14.00 and 16.00 to 20.00 (requires prior booking)

The area, measuring 1,200 square metres, is fully equipped and affords a relaxed atmosphere. It includes a treatment area with 7 private booths for massages and beauty treatments, 2 double booths for treatments for couples, and a water circuit.

The U-SPA offers a 1.5-hour Thermal Circuit arranged in different rounds and designed for you to fully enjoy a space designed and created for total relaxation.

The Water Circuit includes:

· Dynamic hydro-massage pool

· Hot tub

· Finnish sauna

· Turkish bath

· Roman bath

· Hot stone sun loungers

· Ice fountain

· Rain shower circuit

· Sensation showers

Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf GYM
Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf U-SPA

Please note: Swimming caps, flip-flops and swimwear must be worn to access the Thermal Circuit. Access is always subject to availability and requires prior booking.

*Due to the current COVID-19 situation, thermal circuit services, the fitness studio and a reduced range of treatments will be available. Please ask at the hotel.



What’s more, if you’re looking for a more active stay, there is also a 64-square-metre fitness studio with a cardio area, multi-purpose machines, dumbbells, Pilates balls and mats.

The hotel’s U-Spa is a haven of peace designed to provide effective and personalised treatments in a setting that exudes harmony and discretion. The therapists will do everything possible to make your experience unforgettable and ensure that you leave feeling refreshed inside and out.

The sophisticated facilities at the Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa invite you to tone and purify your body with the relaxing power of water used in a wide variety of ways.

General Information


  • Air-conditioned
  • Elevator
  • Fitness center
  • Free Wifi
  • Golf course
  • Outdoor Swimming pool
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception desk 24/7
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Smoke-free
  • Spa
  • Tourist and leisure information


The Wi-Fi connection is free of charge for hotel guests at the Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa.


The Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa has paid parking for hotel guests. Please inquire at the hotel reception about extra charges for parking.

Safe Destination:

The resort designed a strict security protocol that guarantees a Covid-free environment, before, during and after the game. The hotel and the golf course have adapted their facilities and working method to the requirements of the IAGTO, the Spanish Golf Federation, the Andalusian Golf Federation, in addition to complying with the requirements of the Andalusian government. They have been awarded with the “Andalucía Segura” seal, being the first golf course with this award. In addition to all this, they have established our own security protocol for a better adaptation of sanitary hygiene measures.

Flexibility and Adaptation: 

  • softened the cancellation policy motivated by Covid, adapting and continually changing according to circumstances
  • offers according to the circumstances of each moment
  • tailor-made golf packages to golfers needs


For guests wishing to practise outdoor activities and sports during their holiday, there is a complete range of sports at your disposal, both at the hotel and in the vicinity.

· Standard football pitch, 150 m from the hotel

· Paddle tennis court, 5 minutes from the hotel

· Tennis court 5 minutes from the hotel

· Multi-sports court just 5 minutes from the hotel

· Sailing school, just 800 m from the Greenway: 15 km of bike paths

· Golf course (27 hole + 9 hole Par 3) with Driving Range and Pitch & Put, 250 m from the hotel

· Club House and golf shop, 200 m from the hotel

· Aerobics

· Beach volleyball

· Horse riding

· Volleyball

· Miniature golf

· Gymnastics

· Catamaran sailing

· Team building

· Cycling

· Hiking

Guests are advised to check the timetable and rates for entertainment options and activities since they often involve an additional charge.


No, pets are not allowed at the Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa.
Check-in time: 14:00 hrs.
Check-out time: 12:00 hrs.

Costa Ballena : Beaches & Towns

Rota Costa Ballena

In a 5 minutes drive you will also find the city of Rota. Rota, ancient city full of history and with a deep fishing tradition, is a balcony to the Atlantic sea, surrounded by 16 kilometres of golden and fines sand beaches, pinewoods and sand dunes. Its historic and culture treasure, the local gastronomy based on local products from the land
and the sea, make this city a very attractive, high quality and unique destination.

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