If you are looking for a relaxing golf holiday with lots of delicious Spanish food thrown in the mix, plan a golf holiday in Spain. Research reveals that golf courses in Spain remain the top choice for European golfers for visitors across the UK, France, Germany and Scandinavia.
Here’s a roundup of some top golf resorts in Spain for you to plan a relaxing Spanish golf holiday.
Real Club Valderrama is situated in Andalucia, and is a comfortable two-hour drive from Cádiz and one and a half hours from Málaga. The climatic conditions here are ideal for year-round golfing.
The Par 71 Championship Course with a beautifully-maintained fairways and greens have been rated as the top choice in Europe by pro golfers and golf writers. It is quite a challenging course so if you choose to go golfing in Spain you know that this is going to test your skills. It was designed in 1974 by Robert Trent Jones, Sr, who was one of the best golfing architects.
Lying across the gorgeous Mallorcan terrain, Golf Son Gaul lies just east of Palma. Built by Adam Pamer, a famous business mogul and golf nut. He fell in love with the island when he first visited in 1974 and bought a holiday home there in 1994. He then proceeded to create his dream golf club which was realized by German Amateur Champion, Thomas Himmel. This golf course is designed for a one-of-a-kind golfing experience that takes advantage of the local landscape.
A Costa del Sol golf course that is highly popular for its exquisite views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Rock of Gibraltar and the North-African mountain range. A sensory delight, the wide fairways lined with heather and gorse give this golf course a Scottish touch. It has hosted many professional tournaments, including the Junior Ryder Cup in 1997. The steep inclines and water features will challenge skilled sportsmen. The second hole is a tricky one!
La Finca Golf Resort is just the place for a laidback Costa Blanca golf holiday. In the vicinity of the Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja Beaches, the hotel’s rooms offers splendid views of the golf course, gardens and swimming pool, with the Escotera Mountains and shoreline ahead. Created by renowned designer Pepe Gancedo, this golf course has many challenges to test every level of golfer. The hotel restaurant, Jardines La Finca, is known for its excellent Mediterranean fare so if you love Spanish food this is the place to be.