If you have found your dream property for sale in Sotogrande, you can enjoy the polo experience within this luxurious estate. Polo has been played at Sotogrande since 1968 and the estate is now firmly established as the home of international polo in Spain. The Santa Maria Polo Club is based in Sotogrande and has eleven fields. Every year in August, Sotogrande hosts one of the most important polo tournament with some of the finest players in the world.
For the complete Polo experience, there is nowhere better to see a game than the famous Sotogrande Rio grounds. Protected by mature trees and adjoining the luxurious estate of Sotogrande, these pitches are renowned as the best in the world. Polo’s cachet is in the fact that it’s clearly a sport for the wealthy. Players from the international jet set visit from all over Europe to play throughout the year in Andalucía’s matchless climate. August is the peak season, with as many as ten games daily during the month on the six pitches around Sotogrande. The summer competitions bring together over thirty teams, over a thousand horses and some of the world best players. This attracts the presence of a large number of well-known faces, including the members of European Royal Families, elite sportspeople, and various important figures from the fashion and business world.
Polo is huge in Sotogrande and in the summer months it particularly comes into its own. The International Polo Tournaments with its Bronze, Silver and Gold Cups fills summer evenings with intensity and turns Sotogrande into the world epicentre of this sport. Great teams stage the spectacle on the fields, while the stands have an exceptional atmosphere seasoned with the presence of important media personalities. They are must see events every August. The superb facilities at Santa Maria Polo Club have well and truly put Sotogrande on the map. Santa Maria Polo Club has a polo academy with courses to suit complete riding and polo skills.
Santa Maria Polo Club · Tel. +34 956 610 012
Sotogrande has an Equestrian Centre within the resort offering two riding schools, classes, guided horseback excursions and competitions. The Equestrian Centre also has a show jumping course with the newest surface technology.
San Roque is also renowned for its superb horse-riding facilities and The San Roque Club has an Equestrian Centre of its own. This prestigious Centre in San Roque is the perfect place for keen horse-riders and offers great countryside treks in the local natural park of Tesorillo, San Enrique and Jimena.
Sotogrande Hipica · Tel. +34 607 257 334
San Roque Equestrian · Tel. +34 956 613030