Las Colinas Golf & Country Club Triumphs as ‘Europe and Spain’s Leading Villa Resort’
10 June 2019
Las Colinas crowned at the prestigious 2019 World Travel Awards Ceremony
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has triumphed at the World’s Travel Awards ceremony 2019, being recognised Europe’s and Spain’s Leading Villa Resort. The star studded Europe Gala Ceremony took place on Saturday 8th June 2019 at the beautiful Belmond Reid’s Palace in Madeira, Portugal.
The 26th Annual World Travel Awards support, promote and develop the global travel and tourism industry by identifying and rewarding excellence. The awards aim to identify and reward travel and hospitality excellence to organisations that are driving the industry to new heights by creating greater and more innovative customer experiences.
Adding to their growing number of accolades, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club fought off leading resorts across the continent to be crowned ‘Europe’s Leading Villa Resort 2019’. The esteemed award recognises the world-class facilities, attractions and services that are all seamlessly integrated with the cutting-edge designed property at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club.
Cristobal Guerrero, Managing Director commented; ““It is a real honour to be named as Europe’s Leading Villa Resort. To win such a prestigious title is a wonderful achievement for Las Colinas and celebrates another successful year so far in 2019. Being recognised in these awards is testament to the stunning architectural design of our properties, food and beverage offerings as well as new leisure experiences at the resort. I would like to thank everyone involved at Las Colinas who work tirelessly to ensure our guests receive the highest standards of quality and service at the resort.”
Silvia Llanes, Residential and Marketing Director at Gmp, the parent company of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club commented “2019 has been another standout business year so far for Las Colinas. Our villa properties continue to sell out year after year with Las Colinas remaining a top choice for property owners in Europe who are interested in experiencing a sustainable Mediterranean lifestyle. To be recognised in these awards is further testament to the “world apart” experience delivered at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club.”
The award highlights the all-round excellence of the villa and leisure offering at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, following a standout 2018 when it won ‘World’s Leading Golf & Villas Resort’ in the 2018 World Travel Awards as well as ‘Residential Development, Spain’ at the European Property Awards. Las Colinas also triumphed in the World Golf Awards and the prominent Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe rankings.
The Spanish resort, located south of Alicante in 330 hectares of Mediterranean woodland, has become a leader in attracting international leisure visitors and second-home owners to the region since its opening in 2010. The plethora of options available to potential buyers; ranging from immaculately designed villas to blank canvas plots, ensures Las Colinas is an exciting prospect for home owners in the Spanish sunshine.
Villa owners can also benefit from having the championship Cabell B. Robinson designed course, ranked one of Continental Europe’s Top 100 Courses, on their doorstep as well as top quality golf coaching and practice facilities including the Miguel Angel Jiménez Short Game Facility. The resort also features a stylish clubhouse, exquisite dining options at UNiK CAFÉ and enso sushibar, nature trails through 200,000 square metres of natural space as well as a prestigious Beach Club overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The brand-new leisure complex with tennis and paddle tennis courts, state-of-the-art gymnasium and swimming pool is scheduled to open this summer, which will complete the world class experience that guests and home owners can expect when visiting Las Colinas.
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About Las Colinas Golf & Country Club
Located south of Alicante, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is a 330-hectare valley between hills, near the sea, crossed by a championship golf course. An eco-friendly, low density housing development integrated into the environment.
The ideal place to get away from it all and enjoy 200,000 sq metres of beautiful countryside, with scenic trails through native vegetation and lemon and orange groves. The resort has two restaurants, UNiK CAFÉ and enso sushibar as well as an exclusive beach club and leisure facilities including a gym and tennis and multisports courts.
World renowned North American landscape architect, Cabell B. Robinson, designed the par-71, 6973 yard 18-hole championship course to offer visitors of all abilities an exciting and premium golf course within a unique setting. The Troon Golf managed course is home to perfectly manicured fairways and ideal putting surfaces with inspiring views of the nearby coastline and surrounded by 10,000 hectares of Mediterranean woodland.
The practice facilities at Las Colinas provide a fine learning environment, with natural grass hitting areas, manicured putting green and short game area, which can be used to hit a complimentary pyramid of TaylorMade practice balls.
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has the backing of Gmp, one of the leading property-owning real estate groups in Spain focussed on the development and management of office and business parks in Madrid. GIC Group, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has a 32.9% shareholding in the Company. Gmp currently has a portfolio of more than 546,000 sq.metres of operating properties, with a land bank of 65,105 sq. metres of buildable area.
Gmp was also the first Spanish property-owning group to obtain the triple certificate from AENOR in 2009 for Quality, Environment and Health and Safety at Work for the business of acquisition, lease and management of maintenance, refurbishment and conservation of assets. In 2018 Gmp renewed these certificates up to 2021 and is still the only Spanish property-owning company to have been awarded this triple certificate.
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club
Ctra, de Campoamor a San Miguel de Salinas CV-941,
Km 6, 03189.
Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain.
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