Lawn bowls is a pastime which is more popular within the international community, although many Spanish do play the game. The Spanish National Championships are held in May each year in Almería. There are a few good quality lawn bowling clubs in Andalucia, mostly on the Costa del Sol. Santa Maria A large club with two eight rink international sized greens. Club days are Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Casual visitors and touring sides are always welcome. Santa Maria Bowling Club Urb. Elvira, Ctra N-340 km192 Marbella, Málaga Tel/Fax: +34 95 283 84 19 Miraflores Lawn Bowls Club This club has two artificial greens. Mijas Bowls Club Located on the road to Mijas Pueblo, just outside Fuengirola. Benavista Club One of the most popular clubs on the coast with many active members and regular tournaments. Costa del Sol Bowls Club The Costa del Sol Bowls Club is at the Mijas Hotel.