The first polo ground in Sotogrande was laid out in 1965. Few could imagine at that time that this would be the beginning of today’s established and ever- growing enthusiasm for polo in Sotogrande, attracting more and more fans each year.
Santa María Polo Club has been gaining status ever since, becoming one of the best clubs in the world, with its seven polo grounds, four of them World Class. The club facilities designed to welcome thousands of spectators during the summer, are ready to be used the rest of the year for corporate and private events.
Hence it is an emblematic spot in Sotogrande and the Costa del Sol, and landmark of elegance and glamour. Premium sports and hospitality facilities that make the club one of the four most important polo venues in the world, home to the unique Grand Slam International Polo Tournament that is held from late July to the end of August each year. 15 hectares of spectacular green grounds and pavilions at your disposal to celebrate any kind of event, from weddings and receptions to brand launches and corporate or tourism meetings.
The polo tournaments begin at Easter, and it continues through Spring and Summer.
48th INTERNATIONAL POLO TOURNAMENT
Santa María Polo Club celebrates for it’s 48th year Santa Maria Polo Club one of the most important social and sports event , the International Polo Tournament in Sotogrande.
This Event gathers more than 90.000 visitors around a unique equestrian show where glamour, an impressive sport, celebration and socializing meet during the month of August. The Best players in the world have played in Santa Maria Polo Club. However, it’s not all sport at the International Polo Tournament.
Visitors will boast a great variety of activities from culinary, shopping village, children’s zone, bars, the Afterpolo night parties and music concerts. Therefore, the Santa Maria Polo Clubbecomes during each International Polo Tournament a meeting point for important personalities.