Course: Parador de El Saler Golf Location: El Saler Course Designer: Javier Arana Established: 1968 Par: 72 – four par 3´s, ten par 4´s, four par 5´s Signature Hole: The Parador de El Saler Golf course is considered by professionals, amateurs and the specialized press alike to have one of the best course layouts in the world. Built in 1968 by the internationally recognised architect of Spanish golf, Javier Arana. The course is located in the El Saler Nature Reserve, on the shores of the Mediterranean sea in the Community of Valencia. The course´s design took into account its integration in the protected landscape. The layout is varied, ranging from the beach links to areas of typical Mediterranean forest. The par 72 course measures 6.042 m spread over 18 holes and is considered one of the 60 best in the world and one of the 3 best in Europe.