Finca Cortesin is a spectacular independently-owned hotel, golf and spa resort set in the rolling hills between Marbella and Sotogrande, flanked by the Casares Mountains and with sweeping views of the Mediterranean coastline. Acclaimed, intricate interior design combined with impeccable service, superb food, exceptional spa, world-class golf and prime real estate, makes Finca Cortesin the epitome of refined, yet relaxed Mediterranean living. The hotel’s 67 suites are divided into ‘Junior’, ‘Executive’ and ‘Pool’ categories, and there is also the top level ‘Cortesín Suite’ spanning 180m2. Each suite is flooded with natural light, and has been elegantly and individually designed with thoughtful touches throughout.
All of Finca Cortesin’s restaurants are a sensory delight. The kitchen team is led by German Executive Chef, Lutz Bösing alongside an expert team of professionals, all imparting their creative flair on contemporary Spanish cuisine. Bösing’s culinary career stretches more than 30 years, 20 of which he spent refining and mastering Spanish gastronomy. Today, his main focus is to harmonise classic traditions with modern concepts in his ongoing search for the best products and “flavours of life.” There are three main restaurants to choose from: El Jardín de Lutz for authentic Spanish cuisine; Kabuki Raw, part of the successful Kabuki Group for a taste of Japan; and Don Giovanni for award-winning Italian dishes.
The first striking feature of Finca Cortesin’s spa is its impressive size. Spanning 2,200 sq.m., The Spa is home to thermal baths, a fitness centre with personal trainers and kitted out with the latest Artis by Technogym equipment, tennis and yoga instructors (upon request), a 25m heated indoor saltwater pool, three thermal areas – each with their own sauna, Turkish bath and relaxation area – in addition to Spain’s first ‘Snow Cave’.
Launched in May 2019, Finca Cortesin has unveiled its brand-new ARANĪ Yoga & Meditation Center. Perched on a hill with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and Mediterranean Sea, a mere 350 metres from the hotel, this beautiful space is a haven of tranquillity inviting guests to disconnect and focus on the present. The ARANĪ Yoga & Meditation Center comprises two studios and a serene private garden for outdoor classes. It offers expert treatments and a variety of different yoga practises, including traditional Hatha yoga, ‘Slow Flow’ and ‘Power’ Vinyāsa, Ashtanga, Yin Yoga and Kundalini, as well as meditation and mat-based Pilates sessions.
Set across a vast 532-acre estate, Finca Cortesin’s magnificent 18-hole championship golf course is ranked as one of Spain’s finest by prestigious Golf Digest magazine, while it was also named Spain’s ‘Most Hospitable Golf Club’ by users of respected website LeadingCourses.com in 2018. Designed by one of the world’s leading golf course architects, Cabell Robinson, it was devised to incorporate the area’s original flora and fauna, and is acclaimed as having the best greens in Southern Spain.
Taking advantage of its proximity to the coast, Finca Cortesin also comprises a 6,000sq.m. Beach Club conveniently located in the Bahía de Casares just 1km from the hotel, with a complimentary shuttle service from the main hotel available for guests. The Finca Cortesin Beach Club welcomes discerning guests seeking to relax in an exclusive setting throughout the summer months, exuding elegance in an understated location featuring teak wood floors, lush gardens, Balinese beds and comfortable sun loungers dotted around a beautiful 35m outdoor infinity pool.
Finca Cortesin offers visitors the possibility to purchase a permanent slice of paradise with its one-of-a- kind real estate offering: an exclusive collection of exceptional, individually designed villas. Golfside Villas comprise 16 superbly designed properties right on the golf course, built on individual plots with stunning views of the sea. These villas benefit from their own private gardens and pools. New for 2019 are the Green 10 villas, situated between holes 9 and 10 on the golf course. The villas are located at the heart of Finca Cortesin, offering the utmost privacy from the main resort without compromising access to the hotel facilities.
Each property is thoughtfully positioned on the mountainside to offer unsurpassed views of the Sierra Bermeja mountain range, the golf course and the Mediterranean Sea. An additional 8 private villas have recently been added – (1) Total of 5 “La Reserva Villas” with 4 bedrooms each (these villas can also be sold as a 2 bedrooms villa); (2)Total of 3 “The Green 10 Villas” with 5 bedrooms each.