Review of Finca Cortesin
Finca Cortesin is the perfect luxury hotel in the Mediterranean. Located minutes from the beach and historic sites, this hotel has something for everyone. Learn more about it here!
Finca Cortesin is located a mile from the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea in one of the most tranquil and sought-after enclaves of the Andalucia Coast. Between the foothills of southern Spain, the resort is built on a 215-hectare (531 acres) estate and surrounded by untouched, undisturbed nature.
Finca Cortesin resort also includes a championship golf course, spa and sport facilities, private beach club, and exclusive shopping. Finca Cortesin enjoys a great climate throughout the year and is the perfect place for a relaxing, luxury holiday. Visiting guests should fly into Malaga Airport, or if arriving from within Europe, guests may fly into the Gibraltar Airport.
Style & Character
Inspired by traditional Andalusian architecture, the hotel looks like a grand country house set in the hills. High ceilings, large rooms, and beautiful decor are what set Finca Cortesin apart from other resorts and hotels in the area. The hotel itself is built around 2 main courtyards and surrounded by acres of manicured gardens. With materials and inspiration from Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, Finca Cortesin creates a beautiful and calming environment perfect for any getaway.
The resort features the following amenities:
- Luxurious spa with Thai treatments, sauna, snow cave, and personal trainers
- 4 large swimming pools
- Tennis and paddle tennis courts
- Over 20,000 sq ft on beach club
- 3 world-class restaurants and a bar
Also, on the property is an exclusive shopping center featuring several boutiques, an art gallery, and array of classic cars for viewing.
Each of the 67 suites at Finca Cortesin are large and roomy. While no 2 rooms are alike, the decor is similar with natural tones and splashes of colors. Each room comes daily à la carte breakfast. Below are some of the room and villa accommodations available at the resort.
- King-size bed
- Marble bathroom with separate WC
- Private patio or terrace with views of the golf course, gardens, or Andalusian mountains
- 130 sq ft larger than the Junior Suite
- King-size bed
- Separate lounge
- Some include a kitchenette and guest half bathroom
- Porch and private garden or terrace with views of golf course, gardens, or Andalusian mountains
- King-size bed
- 200 sq ft terrace with private swimming pool
- 2 separate rooms each with a king-size bed
- Large shared living room
- Over 1,300 sq ft of living space
- 4 en-suite bedrooms (two king-size beds, two twin-bedded doubles)
- Living room
- Indoor and outdoor dining areas
- Full kitchen
- Separate storeroom
- Private pool
- Private golf cart
- Complimentary access to hotel spa
- 2-hour babysitting services
Food & Drink
3 main restaurants and a bar provide guests with plenty of quality options to choose from. El Jardin de Lutz offers traditional Spanish cuisine and uses produce from the hotel’s own garden. The restaurant offers a light meal with views of the Andalusian coast and its olive trees. Try El Jardin de Lutz if your looking for a more casual dining option.
Finca Cortesin’s signature restaurant is Kabuki Raw. It has 1 Michelin star and serves traditional Japanese dishes made with only the freshest seafood and produce. Kabuki Raw offers cuisine that you won’t find anywhere else on the Andalusia coast.
The hotel’s final restaurant is Don Giovanni. Awarded 2 “Suns” in the Repsol Guide and named Best Madrid-based Italian Restaurant, Don Giovanni’s brings the authentic taste of Italy to Finca Cortesin. Don Giovanni won’t disappoint.
The Blue Bar is a great spot for drinks and it also offers a comprehensive menu of Spanish tapas, sandwiches, salads, and fruit. The Blue Bar is also the perfect place to end the night with classic cocktails.
During the day, most guests will find themselves lounging on the beach and basking in the warm Mediterranean sun. For these guests, the resort features a Beach Club restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine.
Things To Do
Finca Cortesin is a perfect getaway for those who love history. The resort is a 2-hour drive from Alhambra Palace, one of the great Wonders of the World, and the historic city of Ronda. The resort is also only a short trip away from the many museums in Malaga, the wineries of Jerez, the world famous Seville. Plus, guests can travel 30 minutes by speedboat to get to the exotic city of Tangier.
Besides history and culture, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy activities all year round thanks to the 300 days of sunshine. The most popular activities include sailing, fishing, kite surfing, horseback riding, mountain biking, golfing, and skiing in the winter.