How to Pack
How to Save Money
The Best Golf Vacation
Basin Harbor Club
Ginn Reunion Resort
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
La Costa Resort
Palmetto Dunes Resort
Pebble Beach Resorts
Sea Island Resort
Waikoloa Beach Resort
Wigwam Golf Resort
Golf Vacations in Spain
Spain is a popular vacation destination because of its warm climate. Today, the country is home to many different golf courses, as well as a number of golf resorts.
Golf Vacations In Spain: Driving And Putting From Andalucia To Cadiz
by Cedric Agravante
The thought of Spain does not immediately bring to mind images of golf resorts and gorgeous green fairways, but it certainly should. The country is home to beautiful landscape perfect for this sport. You can spend days traveling the many courses they have to offer, or just play a few holes every now and then while you visit all of the other sites that the place has to offer. Golf vacations in Spain are just as common as anywhere else, and you can have just as much fun.
Golfing in the Andaluca Region
The largest number of golf courses and clubs by far are located in the Andaluca region, which includes Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Jaen, Huelva, Malaga and Sevilla. You can choose any one of the nearly seventy courses in this region alone. The Marbella Golf Institute in this region is an exclusive and prestigious school that tailors programs for students of all ages and skill level. Students train and play on Santa Clara Golf Course and Los Flamingos. You may not be looking to spend your entire vacation at a school for the game, but it should give you an indication of how seriously it is taken in this country.
The Montecastillo Golf Resort in Cadiz is one of the most popular courses in Spain, and for a good reason. Designed by hall of famer Jack Nicklaus, it attracts visitors from all over the continent and the world, both professional and novice. The resort itself offers extensive lodging and dining options to suit the pickiest of guests. Though it may be a golf resort first, there is no expense spared in pampering every guest that stays at the Montecastillo, whether to play the game or not.
Cadiz - a Great Place for Golfers
Another very popular destination is also in Cadiz, the San Roque Club. This club caters to the wealthy but not just for a tee-off. There is horseback riding, swimming and a number of other activities for the guests traveling with you that don't necessarily want to spend their entire vacation hitting a tiny white ball down a fairway.
Perhaps the most revered course in Spain is the Club de Golf Valderrama. Where is this illustrious getaway? You guessed it - near Cadiz. There's just something about Cadiz that makes it a great place for fairways and players. The combination of the beautiful weather and attractive scenery makes it a golfer's delight and a very popular place for a vacation. Valderrama has stood at the top of Europe's 100 best courses for over 15 years. The par 71 Championship course has been described by seasoned professionals as the best one in the world.
Where To Stay
When planning a good golf vacation in Spain, accommodations are important, of course, but hotels can be found anywhere. If you are truly coming for love of the game, try finding a location that is near a great course or in a central location to be near several courses so you can play at a different one each day. There are golfing packages that can be put together by your travel agency or you can research and put one together yourself. The non-playing parties in your traveling group will probably appreciate it if you stayed in a location that is near other interesting sites. Driving and putting in Spain is wonderful, but don't forget to stop and see the other sights.
About the Author
Visit Vacation-Fun.com for useful information and resources about golf vacations in Spain [http://www.vacation-fun.com/golf-vacations-spain.html], Las Vegas vacation homes [http://www.vacation-fun.com/] and Carribean vacations [http://www.vacation-fun.com/carribean-vacations.html].
Here are some other websites that may be of interest:
Please share your comments on this page:
Disclaimer: This website and its content, is intended for general information only. Information on this site is the personal opinions of the authors only, and has NOT been reviewed or vetted by a doctor or other medical professional or nutritionist or fitness instructor, etc. Please be sure to consult with your doctor before changing your exercise regimen or diet, if you need health or medical advice, or if you seek prevention, diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition, illness or disease, or advice on any such matter.
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.
Our company is NOT associated with any specific golf resorts, golf courses, destinations, attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.
All information about golf courses and resorts, attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may change at any time. Readers are advised to check with the golf course/resort operator, their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.
Copyright © 2008-2017, Answers 2000 Limited
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S.ŕ r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.
Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.
This site is NOT operated by, associated with or endorsed by any of the golf vacation resorts, courses or destinations that we describe.