Go green this summer; forget the yips and book your trip on a great golf holiday. There are some fantastic golf hotels and destinations out there; book now and head out along the fairway to golf holiday heaven.
Whether you’re trying your hand at golf for the first time or are a proven pro, there’s nothing more relaxing that a day spent in the sunshine with miles of green stretched ahead of you. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life in these great golf holiday destinations, which promise year round sunshine and some of the best courses in the world.
The lovely 4* Pestana Dom Jao II in Alvor is set in beautiful gardens with a spa, pool and great access to some of the Algarve’s finest golf courses. The Algarve is world-famous for its championship courses and the Pestana Dom Jao II makes for a great base to visit as few or as many as you like whilst on holiday.
The Sunset Beach Club is perfectly placed in Benalmedena, close to some of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol. There are over 90 courses and golf resorts located in this area, some of which are considered the best in Europe (examples being Valderrama Golf Club, La Reserva and Los Naranjos). The Sunset Beach Club has a dedicated desk where you can book complete packages,single rounds and transfers to and from your chosen green.
The Bungalows Cordial Green Golf complex is ideally situated next to Maspalomas golf course and provides a free shuttle bus to the beach, for days when you want a break from the green. The course is set in the beautiful Maspalomas Nature Reserve, right next to the dunes with the sea sparkling on the horizon. Don’t worry if you’re a first time golfer or want to improve; the course has a golf school on site where you can receive lessons from qualified golfers.
The Cordial Golf Plaza is situated in Golf del Sur, just 500 metres from the beach and within a short distance of two of Tenerife’s most popular golf courses – the Amirilla Golf and Golf del Sur. The lively resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos are just a 15 minute drive away – perfect if you want to venture out for meals, drinks or entertainment in the evening.
The 5* Elba Palace Golf in Caleta De Fuste is a beautiful, luxury hotel for golfers seeking a sumptuous stay with lots of sporting opportunities. The hotel boasts its own golf 18 hole golf course: beautifully designed with tree-lined edges, sea views and some holes which take you right up to the water’s edge. There is also a driving range, putting green and chipping green, plus a golf shop and dedicated desk where you can arrange trips to other courses on the island and special benefits for pros and groups.
Another 5* gem, the Iberostar Cancun is the only resort in the area to offer a 18 hole, championship golf course. With a club house and pro-shop, the course is a golfer’s paradise and promises an impressive and challenging play. After a day’s golfing, relax in Cancun’s famous turquoise sea and enjoy all of the fabulous all inclusive services the hotel has to offer.
Located in Alcudia, the Iberostar Ciudad Blanca is a fantastic beach hotel that’s about 20 minutes’ drive from Golf Pollensa. Golf Pollensa is a beautiful 9 hole course with stunning views, lots of pine and olive trees, 2 lakes and plenty of other features. With another 19 courses on the island, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to gorgeous greens to tee off on. Book your summer golf trip by the 31st March to save 30% on this hotel!
Sands Beach Resort is situated in Costa Teguise – as is the only 18 hole golf course in Lanzarote! Costa Teguise Golf is home to a challenging course set in stunning scenery at the foot of an old volcano. With 3500 palm trees, breathtaking ocean views and the sunshine on your back as you play, the Costa Teguise Golf course is the perfect place to unwind and escape for a day of good golf.
*Prices based on 2 adults sharing from the 6-13th May 2015 (apart from the Iberostar Cancun which is based on 2 adults sharing from the 13th – 20th May 2015). Prices correct when checked on 20th Feb 2015.