Hotel Spotlight: Finca Cortesin Hotel Spain

Hotel Spotlight: Finca Cortesin Hotel Spain

Finca Cortesin Hotel Spain

Finca Cortesin, one of the most luxurious hotel in Malaga, Spain, is nestled among the lush greeneries of Marbella and the beauty of Andalusian Coast. Finca Cortesin is an independent hotel affiliated to Preferred Hotels & Resorts in the Legend Category. 

The Resort Design and Location

Finca Cortesin was built and designed in the style of a classic Andalusian ‘finca’ by renowned architects Roger Torras and Ignacio Sierra. Built around two principle courtyards of palatial proportions, the hotel comprises  of 67 suites with lofty four-metre-high ceilings and ranging from an impressive 50m2 to 180m2 in size. Its fresh, yet grand design is inspired by traditional Spanish architecture and gives every area a big, bright and luxuriously spacious feel that is otherwise so rare in Europe. Exterior design features include white walls, shady arcades and courtyards, and there are also exceptional interiors throughout – antique terracotta floors, original carved wooden doors salvaged from ancient European castles, hand- painted wall coverings in soft pastel tones and exquisite furnishings to create an air of understated refinery. Located 25 minutes from Gibraltar and 50 minutes from Málaga airports respectively, Finca Cortesin is easily accessible and is the perfect place to stay when visiting Andalucía. Sotogrande is 20 minutes away; Puerto Banús, Marbella - 30 minutes and Jerez is just over one hour. 

The Rooms at Finca Cortesin Hotel

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. Bathrooms are finished in Travertine Italian marble with oversized bathtubs, walk-in rain showers, twin vanities and a separate WC. The majority of suites also benefit from their own private garden, balcony or terrace, with sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea, the golf course, beautiful gardens or rolling Andalusian mountains. You can reserve a room at Finca Cortesin here (starting mid March 2021 onwards)

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Restaurants and Gastronomical Delights

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 for 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.

Spa and Wellbeing Destination

Spanning 2,200m2, 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 qcrelaxation area – in addition to Spain’s first ‘Snow Cave’. Senior therapists from Thailand, Bali, Sri Lanka and, of course, Spain, provide guests with memorable treatments, ensuring a truly bespoke and authentic experience. There are 10 treatment rooms complete with heated floors and massage beds, and one double treatment suite for romantic getaways with its own Roman bath area. Four treatment rooms are located in an exclusive, solely Thai area prepared specifically for Oriental treatments, based on millenary techniques from different Asian countries whose primary objective is to relieve stress and provide deep relaxation and wellness. The esteemed French beauty brand, Biologique Recherche and organic skincare brand, Tata Harper provide the latest in beauty and rejuvenation technology, with a wide range of therapies to offer long-lasting results for all skin types. Racquet sports lovers can also enjoy Finca Cortesin’s paddle and tennis courts, while the resort’s lush gardens totalling 23,000m2 are home to a further two outdoor swimming pools, 35m and 50m in size. All of these facilities are making Finca Cortesin Hotel as one of the most sought after luxurious hotel in Spain for wellbeing destination.

On top of all of the facilities above, you can also find the new ARANĪ Yoga and Meditation Center located 350 metre from the hotel. The ARANĪ Yoga and 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. Meditation methods include guided meditation, Sound Baths, Yoga Nidra and Prāṇāyāma, and there is also yoga for children available for ages six to 12 years old. The yoga and meditation center is most probably one of the features that I love the most about this particular establishment.

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The Golf Range

If you think all of the facilities are fascinating enough, wait until you see the Golf Course. 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. The par-72 layout has hosted numerous high- profile tournaments including the Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2009, 2011 and 2012. Complementing the world-class golf course are outstanding practice facilities including a state-of-the-art Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy, as well as golf club valet and cleaning, a buggy bar for ice cold drinks on the course, and a beautifully designed Clubhouse with golf shop, bar, restaurant, terrace and unspoilt views of the course and the ocean.

The Beach Club

Taking advantage of its proximity to the coast, Finca Cortesin Hotel also comprises a 6,000m2 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. Its restaurant, directly on the beach, offers the best in Mediterranean cuisine including paellas, seafood, rice dishes, as well as sunset cocktails.

Owning a Villa

If you can't get enough of everything mentioned, 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. These five-bedroom, all en-suite residences have been built on spacious individual plots of up to 2,200m2 – perfect for families or groups of friends seeking more space.Green 10 villas also allow owners to enjoy the services of the main hotel including meals served in the comfort of their own home, housekeeping, interior design work and general maintenance and gardening. An added bonus is the option of having the property rented out and managed on owner’s behalf, through the hotel’s rental pool. 

Final Thoughts:

With beautiful suites, lush gardens, and flavourful dining options, Finca Cortesin Hotel is notably one of the most luxurious place to stay in Spain. The award winning premise also have dozens state of the art facilities from spa, yoga center, beach club, gigantic pool, tennis court, and golf course. If you haven't think about visiting Andalusia region, perhaps by reading about this hotel, you will! So, what do you think of this month's hotel spotlight? Let me know your favourite part of the hotel in the comment section below.


  1. Que lugares maravilhosos!
    Ótimo poste e dicas!

  2. This all looks incredible, especially the spa area and the rooms. I was planning a trip to this area earlier this year, before covid happened. Maybe next year! x


  3. Wow this Spanish resort looks absolutely amazing! I love how the architecture is Spanish, yet modern at the same time. Those pools look so dreamy and luxurious!


  4. This hotel is absolutely stunning! My travel bug is biting even harder now! And the spa and snow cave sounds so amazing!

  5. Wow, I'm in LOVE with that pool!



  6. Wow! How amazing is this place! I can't wait for the travels to resume.

  7. Looks incredible, darling! I would love to stay there when I go back to Spain!


  8. Wow, this hotel looks stunning. I've never been to Spain but I really hope to go there one day, and it would be amazing to stay in a place like this!

  9. My favourite part of the hotel is the architecture. I'm such a fan of resort style architecture plus I LOVE high ceilings. This screams serenity and good living.
    I need this right now.
    Thanks so much. I love learning about new things on blogs and this is one I'm putting on my bucket list!

  10. What a wonderful place to stay! Thanks for sharing!
    Have a nice weekend!


  11. This resort sounds amazing.
    And OMG theses luxury villas are everything ! It Looks like such an amazing spot for vacation.

  12. Oooh I want to go- this resort is gorgeous!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  13. Great review! This place looks very relaxing...a bit dreamy as well.

  14. Woe!! Amazing place, soso cool ;D


  15. I would like to visit Malaga and this hotel is so luxurious!
    Kisses, Paola.


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  16. This hotel is just "WOW"! So so good! I want to go there for a whole month :)

  17. I really love the interior design. In particular, the bath room's wall paper is so lovely! Yoga room is perfect! Your selection items, too<3


  18. What a breathtaking view it has

    Have a nice day
    Kinza Khushboo
    Glamorous without the Guilt

  19. Oh, I really can imagine it is simply amazing to stay there! Thanks a lot for sharing - including the fantastic tips what to wear there for each occasion!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  20. This is truly amazing! And the first time I hear about Finca Cortesín Hotel!

    I've been to Andalusia and of course this is one of the most iconic areas of Spain, due to the landscapes, the food and of course the way you can relax and enjoy life from many perpsectives.... free time is crucial there and having this space to relax during your vacations would be amazing!

    I love the way they build the hotel around nature and landscapes, it feels that architecture is holding the natural resources around them!


  21. What a magnificent hotel. I don't know what is more impressive, the inside or the outside views that are truly spectacular. What a panorama. Spain is a gorgeous country.


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