About Golf Holidays in Spain
If you're planning a relaxing trip to play golf in Spain, you'll find there's something for golfers of all ages and abilities in this beautiful country. In fact, aside from the many high-quality golf courses at competitive prices, there are also plenty of other activities available for tourists, including sight-seeing and the thriving nightlife.
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The region has more than 70 golf courses, hence its nickname as the Costa Del Golf. There are plenty of golf hotels in the Costa Del Sol, ranging from exclusive, luxury hotels to comfortable, simple accommodation to suit every budget.
Flights to Costa Del Sol
The airport at Malaga is the main hub for visitors to Costa Del Sol. It's 8km from the city centre, offering excellent transport links to other destinations in the region. Flights are available from London Gatwick, Luton, Manchester and Birmingham airports in the UK.
When is the Best Time of the Year to Play golf in Costa Del Sol?
There are few destinations that offer golfing facilities as outstanding as those in Costa Del Sol. In particular, its mild, dry climate means that you can play golf all year round.
What are the Best Golf Courses in Costa Del Sol?
One of the top golf courses is Alhaurin
, designed by golfing legend Seve Ballesteros and offering spectacular mountain views. A technically-demanding, hilly course, it has a number of dramatic downhill and uphill holes. Another popular one is the Royal Valderrama
, ranked as one of the top five golf courses in Europe and always immaculately maintained.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in Costa Del Sol?
The Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf and Spa
is an elegant, relaxed resort, boasting beautiful surroundings, with a golf course that's less challenging than some of its more technical neighbours. Golf lessons are also on offer. La Quinta Golf Resort and Spa
has friendly staff and the three nine-hole courses are ideal for mid to high handicappers, thanks to the valley-design fairways.
Where is the Best Nightlife in Costa Del Sol?
The nightlife is lively all year round, with many nightclubs, bars and beach parties. Benalmadena Marina has the region's first ice bar, Boals, where the walls, the bar and even the glasses are made of ice! There's also excellent cabaret entertainment, such as the Casino Hotel in Torrequebrada, home to Las Vegas-style cabaret and flamenco displays.
Other than golf, What Else Can We Do in the Costa Del Sol?
Visitors can enjoy sight-seeing, with picturesque landscapes, white hinterland villages and examples of the region's rich cultural history. There are also amazing coastal areas, with fabulous beaches and delicious local cuisine to sample.
A popular destination for visitors seeking golf holidays in Spain is Costa Blanca, home to many popular golf courses and resorts. It's a leading international golf destination, thanks to having more than 300 sunny days a year.
Flights to Costa Blanca
There are plenty of cheap flights to Alicante from airports all over the UK, including Manchester, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Belfast and Doncaster.
When is the Best Time of the Year to Play Golf in the Costa Blanca?
Golf can be played all year round in Costa Blanca, thanks to its sunny climate, with an increasing number of premium-quality courses that are available throughout the seasons.
What are the Best Golf Courses in the Costa Blanca?
The Alenda Golf Course
nestles at the foot of the Sierra de las Aguilas mountains. Designed over gentle terrain, it's a mixed course that plays to the par of 72. The renowned Las Colinas de Campoamor
Golf Course spans across the valley between hills, adapting to the unusual landscape, blending in perfectly and boasting beautifully manicured fairways.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in the Costa Blanca?
The Hotel La Finca Golf and Spa Resort
offers luxury five-star accommodation, with a swimming pool too. The golf course is renowned for being kept in immaculate condition. The four-star Oliva Nova Beach and Golf Hotel, a purpose-built, modern complex, has a spa that's perfect for relaxation after a round of golf. The course is in great shape and the sea breezes provide a challenging round of golf.
Where is the Best Nightlife in the Costa Blanca?
The beach city of Benidorm never sleeps, catering for the widest range of tastes. The entertainment includes tribute artists, karaoke bars, cabaret, comedians, drag shows and more, creating a lively vibe.
Other than Golf, What Else Can We Do in the Costa Blanca?
Apart from the miles of beautiful, golden beaches, there are plenty of cultural activities on offer. Take a tour of Benidorm's Tapas Alley for rich local cuisine. Enjoy a day trip to historic Guadalest, where you can visit a castle and local museums. Visit art galleries in Altea, or enjoy beautiful parks and nature reserves.
The region has some superb golf courses and resorts. It's among the newest golf destinations in Spain, after being something of a hidden gem in the golfing calendar, gradually gaining popularity in recent years. It has nine main golf courses.
Flights to Costa Brava
The region's main airport is Gerona, where there are a number of handy car rental companies. It is serviced by flights from many UK airports, including London, Bristol, Bournemouth, Manchester, Belfast, Liverpool and Nottingham.
When is the Best Time of the Year to Play Golf in the Costa Brava?
Golf is played all year round, as the clubs each have their own seasonal calendar and there's always somewhere to play. High season is generally deemed to be weekends throughout the year. Public holidays are also busy times. Some clubs have high season in July and August, while spring and autumn are classed as mid-season.
What are the Best Golf Courses in the Costa Brava?
The 6,263-metre Serres de Pals is one of the largest courses on the Costa Brava. An open course with water features on five holes, it can be challenging. Further along the coast is Golf d'Aro-mas Nou, surrounded by hills overlooking Platja D'Aro, an undulating course that requires precision.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in the Costa Brava?
The Hotel Camiral at PGA Catalunya
has recently opened and provides a superb level of accommodation for golfers who want to enjoy the two spectacular Golf Courses. The Tour Course
at PGA Catalunya provides a great test golf golf, whilst the Stadium Course
has been ranked as of of the very best golf courses in Europe. World Class Practice Facilities also combine to make the PGA Catalunya Golf Resort the best in the Costa Brava and one of the very best in Europe. La Costa Golf Beach Resort
offers a four-star hotel in Pals, in the province of Girona. A ten-minute walk from Pals Beach, the modern resort hotel provides refined rooms with minibars, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Apart from the golf course, the facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and a water-sports centre.
Where is the Best Nightlife in Costa Brava?
There are many intimate and often quirky bars, off the beaten track. Try out the local speciality, black coffee infused with rum and spices, known as cremat, served in a flaming terracotta glass, at Gelpi, in Calella de Palafrugell. La Lluna, in Begur, is a favourite for night owls, with late-night drinking and a musical mix of jazz, blues and Eurodisco.
Other than Golf, What Else Can We Do in the Costa Brava?
This 160-kilometre stretch of picturesque coastline is perfect for soaking up the sun, with miles of unspoiled beaches. Modern tourist resorts with luxurious hotels sit alongside historic fishing villages, while seclusion is offered in private, rocky coves. Barcelona is very child-friendly, with attractions such as a zoo, aquarium, Tibidabo funfair and Universal Studios' Port Aventura theme park.
With rich countryside and stunning natural areas that are perfect for golf, Costa de la Luz boasts nine major golf courses, with varying degrees of difficulty.
Flights to Costa de la Luz
The region's main airports of Seville, Faro, Gibraltar and Jerez have flights from Gatwick, Luton, Heathrow, Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Belfast, Bristol, Liverpool, Nottingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Southampton, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee and Hull.
When is the Best Time to Play Golf in Costa de la Luz?
You can play golf all year round in Costa de la Luz, so you can tailor your golf holiday to a time of year that best suits you.
What are the Best Golf Courses in Costa de la Luz?
The historic Bellavista Golf Club
, founded in 1916, has a very British atmosphere to it. A challenging, undulating course, in a coastal area, it has a par of 70. In contrast, located at Matalascanas Beach, Dunas de Donana is the region's first ecological golf course. Situated in a nature reserve, its design takes into account environmental issues. It has four lakes where water fowl breed.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in Costa de la Luz?
The Islantilla Golf Resort
boasts a high-quality, four-star hotel with more than 200 rooms, a beach club and a 27-hole golf course. Located in Islantilla, between Piedras and Isla Cristina, the resort is ideal for a family holiday. It also has two grass football pitches and organised bird-watching tours in Andalusia.
Where is the Best Nightlife in Costa de la Luz?
The coast still has a traditional Spanish flavour, with much of it undeveloped and therefore escaping the "tourist" atmosphere that prevails in some parts of Spain. If you're looking for authentic Spanish food, the tapas bars and restaurants offer plenty of freshly-caught seafood. The popular drinks in bars include chilled Rioja wine and lemonade on ice.
Other than Golf, What Else Can We do in Costa de la Luz?
There are many unspoiled beaches, the best being Fontanilla and Fuente del Gallo, under a backdrop of picturesque cliffs. A popular family beach resort is Conil de la Frontera, while El Palmar, south of Conil, is a quieter seaside village with traditional bars, restaurants and small hotels. There are many tapas bars offering traditional cuisine.
This beautiful island is gaining a reputation as an ideal destination for golf holidays, thanks to its mild climate all year round, complementing the beautiful beaches and stunning scenery.
Flights to Gran Canaria
The island's only airport is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport. It is served by regular flights from London Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Bournemouth, Birmingham, Nottingham, Belfast, Bristol, Norwich, Cardiff, Leeds, Doncaster, Edinburgh, Exeter, Newcastle, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
When is the Best Time to Play Golf in Gran Canaria?
With a temperate all-year-round climate, even in winter you can be enjoying a round of golf on a superbly manicured course surrounded by stunning scenery.
What are the Best Golf Courses in Gran Canaria?
is widely regarded as the Best Golf Course in Gran Canaria. Located just a couple of KM to the west of Maspalomas , the Anfi Tauro Golf Course was opened in 2006. The look and feel of the Anfi Tauro Golf Course makes you feel as though you are in Scottsdale, Arizona and the quality of the course has been recognised by the Top 100 Courses of the World
with 'Gem’ Status.
Another great golf course on Gran Canaria is El Cortijo
. Having been used to host a range of major International Golf Tournaments, you play golf at El Cortijo in the surroundings of 600 year old Palm Trees.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in Gran Canaria?
Sheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Golf Resort
, open all year round, is a five-star resort set in the beautiful countryside in the south of the island. The luxury hotel is located next to two immaculately-maintained, 18-hole golf courses.
Where is the Best Nightlife in Gran Canaria?
Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés are Gran Canaria's nightlife hotspots, with bars open until 2am and clubs until around 6am. Fortuni Las Palmas attracts a classy clientele and on Fridays hosts live rock music. If you like retro music, take a trip back to the '80s at the El Altar Bar in Las Palmas. Restaurants serve local cuisine with fresh fish and seafood prominent on the menu.
Other than Golf, What Else Can we do in Gran Canaria?
Soak up the sun on miles of beaches in a climate that's mild and sunny all year round. Visit Aqualand Maspalomas
, Gran Canaria's largest water park, where all the family can enjoy the fun on more than 40 slides and attractions. Take a stroll through Jardín Botánico Viera and Clavijo botanical gardens. See historic landmarks, such as the famous Roque Nublo rock formation that attracts thousands of tourists and climbers.
Majorca offers an excellent choice of diverse golf courses to suit all tastes and abilities. The island boasts more than 300 days of sunshine per year and is fast becoming a landmark on the golfing circuit.
Flights to Majorca
Palma de Majorca Airport is one of Spain's busiest airports, with a constant stream of planes arriving and taking off, particularly during the summer. It is served by many UK airports, including Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton and Exeter.
When is the Best Time to Play Golf in Majorca?
Golf is played all year round in Majorca, thanks to its sunny, mild climate, with golf courses and accommodation for all tastes and budgets.
What are the Best Golf Courses in Majorca?
All of the golf courses in Majorca can be described as good, all are well maintained and well presented making Majorca i truly excellent location for a golf holiday. However there are three stand-out golf courses on the Island. Alcanada Golf
in the north of Majorca was designed by Robert Trent Jones and is widely regarded as being one of the best courses in Spain. The German Golf magazine 'Golf Journal
' also names Alcanada Golf as the Best Golf Course in Europe.
is one of the oldest golf courses in Majorca and is renowned for always being in immaculate condition. This Championship Course is also fairly forgiving making it a good choice for higher handicappers as well. Golf Son Gual
is simply a magnificent golfing experience. A wonderful layout, perfectly maintained and with an upmarket environment, it doesn't get much better than Golf Son Gual!
What are the Best Golf Resorts in Majorca?
Steigenberger Golf and Spa Resort
, at Camp de Mar, boasts a five-star hotel, located between sandy beaches and the renowned Golf de Andratx
course. As well as golf, guests can enjoy water sports, horse riding, cycling and motor sports. The Lindner Golf and Wellness Resort is home to the Real Golf Bendinat course. An upmarket, coastal hotel, it's just 1.8 km from the beautiful Platja de Ses Illetes beach.
Where is the Best Nightlife in Majorca?
Majorca has a thriving night scene, with many bars and clubs open until dawn. Among the main nightlife hubs are Portixol, La Llotja, Darsena de Ca'n Barbara and the Passeig Marítim. The Jazz Voyeur Club, set within a majestic 16th century mansion in La Llonja, hosts live bands every night.
Other than Golf, What Else Can We do in Majorca?
Renowned for its beach resorts, Majorca also boasts mountains and Roman heritage sites. While Palma has a thriving bar and club scene, there's also plenty of sight-seeing to be done. Visit the Moorish Almudaina Royal Palace, or the Santa María Cathedral, dating from the 13th century. There are also many art galleries, secluded countryside getaways and water sports to enjoy.
Beautiful Tenerife offers a perfect blend of golf, sun, beaches and nightlife. The island has become increasingly popular for golf holidays in recent years, with a diverse mix of courses for all abilities.
Flights to Tenerife
The busiest airport on the island is Tenerife South Airport (Reina Sofia Airport) because it's close to the main south coast holiday resorts. You can get flights from the majority of UK airports, including Manchester, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Newcastle, Bristol, Leeds and Belfast.
When is the Best Time to Play Golf in Tenerife?
Any time of year is great to play golf in Tenerife. With a pleasant, mild climate, especially on the south coast of the island, Tenerife has a diverse selection of beautifully-designed golf courses, set against a backdrop of the ocean, mountains and natural landscapes.
What are the Best Golf Courses in Tenerife?
The famous Golf Las Americas
golf course, 6,051 metres long, is located in a gently sloping, natural landscape, with a par 72 and plenty of challenges, such as lakes and ravines. Alternatively, Golf del Sur at San Miguel de Abona offers three different courses, totalling 27 holes, providing a very varied game.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in Tenerife?
The island has a number of luxurious golf resorts, such as the four-star Vincci Tenerife Golf
. Just minutes from Reina Sofia Airport and adjacent to the beach, it has the immaculately-maintained Golf Del Sur
onsite. The Melia Hacienda del Conde is in north-west Tenerife, with fabulous views of the Teno Mountain range, or play at the 18-hole, par 72 Buenavista Golf Course
, where the outer greens look across the ocean.
Where is the Best Nightlife in Tenerife?
With a diverse mix of lively nightclubs, quiet pavement cafes, hundreds of bars and friendly family venues, there are many places to choose from. Some of the top clubs are in Playa de Las Americas, known as the nightlife capital of the island. There are also hundreds of restaurants in Tenerife to suit all budgets.
Other than Golf, What Else Can we do in Tenerife?
With miles of golden sand, you can simply relax on the beach if you choose. The south west coast is also a spectacular whale-watching location. Tenerife is home to World Heritage Centres, such as Teide National Park. See the fascinating nature areas, go shopping, enjoy a theme park, see a show, or taste the local seafood. There's something for all the family.
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