Polo Lifestyle & Glamour on the Costa del Sol
Estepona 21st May 2018 – The first Costa del Sol Beach Polo Cup was held at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía on the 19th and 20th of May and attracted the crème de la crème of the Costa del Sol society to Estepona as well as over 2,000 spectators.
International players including Patrons Niclas Johansson,Veronica and Lauran Desmas, Jaspar and Kate Kühlwein and the high level professionals Jamie Le Hardy, Santí Torreguitar and
Hernan Pieres put on an excellent show for the crowds over the two-day event.
The teams battled it out to win the cup to the delight of the spectators. The gripping final between Perrier Jouet and Kempinski Hotel Bahía saw both teams competing until the final whistle, with Kempinski Hotel Bahía taking the title in this very closely fought match. Team Perlage followed very closely behind and all teams put on a fantastic display of beach polo.
Following the matches there were two glamourous events at the Kempinski Hotel Bahia’s new beachside restaurant Spiler Beach Club. The After Polo Party and Polo Glam Lunch saw VIPs including Countess Gunilla Bismarck, Princess Bea Auersperg, Princess María & Prince Pable Von Hohenlohe and Russian equestrian president and socialite Marina Sechina, rubbing shoulders with the professional polo players and the Mayor of Estepona.
With the champagne flowing, a wonderful atmosphere, with dancing, superb food and exceptional service at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía, the event was a great success. Isabel de Borbon and her polo events company, Polo4Ever was congratulated for being the driving force in bringing beach polo to the Costa del Sol. With further congratulations to sponsors Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Bvlgari, Perrier-Jouët, Scapa Sports, Perlage, Ferragamo and Pagani for their support and especially the Estepona Town Hall.
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About the Kempinski Hotel Bahía
The Kempinski Hotel Bahia opened in 1999 and the award-winning hotel was designed by one of Andalucia’s most renowned architects, Melvin Villarroel. It is surrounded by a footprint of 40,000m2 of indigenous and subtropical gardens. The hotel has 128 spacious rooms and 17 luxury suites, a spa offering a soothing luxury experience and several spacious conference rooms. The frontline beach location is a calming oasis, located between Marbella and Gibraltar, and on the doorstep of the authentic unspoiled town of Estepona, making it a popular choice for tourists from all over the world.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels and residences in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage.
The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
Justine Haughey - Marketing Manager - Kempinski Hotel Bahía
Tel: +34 952 809 500