7 Recommendations for next year
This week’s blog is a guide to seven of our best recommendations for your next golf holiday. All seven of these golf hotels and resorts offer an unbeatable stay with their impeccable service, fantastic facilities, and most importantly, superb golf. As 2019 draws to a close, it is definitely time to consider booking your next golf escape; and with plenty of options and great deals on offer, any one of these hotels and resorts would be a perfect option for your next golf holiday.
Up first is the Caleia Mar Menor Golf and Spa Resort, a fantastic five-star golf resort located in the Mar Menor Resort. Just a stone’s throw away from the hotel takes guests to the Mar Menor golf course, designed by the world-renowned golf architect Jack Nicklaus, therefore it comes as unsurprising that the Caleia Mar Menor Golf and Spa Resort is returned to year after year by many golfers. Aside from its superb golf course located on-site, the Mar Menor Resort provides guests will all of the essentials to ensure that all of its guests have an unbeatable stay. Here, golfers are in the best position to have an unforgettable golf escape with the perfect mix of luxury, golf, beach and spa. Guests have everything they could ever need and more at the Caleia Mar Menor Golf and Spa Resort. In the mornings, they can enjoy a gruelling game of golf on the neighbouring Mar Menor golf course, and once they have conquered that, they can enjoy a relaxing spa session in the resort’s huge spa facility, or simply catch some rays around the large outdoor swimming pool. At the Caleia Mar Menor Golf and Spa Resort, guests could not be in a better position to have a relaxing golf break as the hotel has just 64 guest rooms and it is set away from all the busy resorts that Spain can be known for. With five-star facilities, unbeatable service and modern guest rooms, guests here have all the essentials to ensure they have their best golf holiday yet.
Yet another great option for your next golf holiday in Spain is the Islantilla Golf Resort. The Islantilla Golf Resort is a common favourite among golfers who frequent to Spain for their golf holidays, and this comes as no surprise due to the resort’s unbeatable location, superb golf course and great facilities. Here, guests are never without an opportunity to enjoy one of the Costa de la Luz’s best beaches. Just ten minutes away from the resort on foot takes guests to the Playa Islantilla beach, where they can spend many lazy mornings catching a tan and taking a break from playing some of the region’s best golf courses. Aside from the stunning beach located just a few minutes away, the Islantilla Golf Resort also has a highly desirable location in regard to the local golf courses on the Costa de la Luz Huelva. Just a stone’s throw away from the hotel lies the 27-hole golf course, the Islantilla Golf Course. However, if golfers also want some variety, then the El Rompido Golf Club and the Isla Canela are both reachable in under half an hour by car. The Islantilla Golf Resort is not just a great option for your next golf holiday due to the fantastic range of golf courses positioned in easy reach around the hotel; it is also home to spacious guest rooms and a great range of leisure facilities to keep all guests entertained, whether they play golf or not. All of the guest rooms here are modern in design and very spacious, even for a four-star hotel. Furthermore, if your budget permits it, the Suite Villas here offer the ultimate luxury choice with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. For non-golfers, they can spend their days meandering around Islantilla or lounging around the pool to follow up with a well-deserved session in the spa. While there is a great range of bars and restaurants located in Islantilla, the Islantilla Golf Resort is home to three fantastic restaurants should guests choose to stay local.
If you are looking for a great self-catered option for your next golf holiday, then the Bom Sucesso Resort is a fantastic choice. Here, guests are never more than a few metres away from one of the best golf courses in the region, the Guardian Bom Sucesso. This golf course has recently undergone improvements in its landscape and layout to ensure that all who play it can enjoy an unforgettable round of golf. Furthermore, even if golfers are just looking to help fine-tune their game here, the golf course has a great range of practice facilities. Many of the guests here have their own cars, meaning all of the other golf courses in the Obidos area are very easily accessed, including the Praia d’el Rey. The golf courses are not the only thing that Obidos attracts tourists for; the town itself is known for its authentic Portuguese charm and stunning architecture. Alternatively, just down the road from the resort is the Obidos Lagoon where visitors can enjoy some water sports, and there is a stunning sandy beach located less than fifteen minutes away by car. The Bom Sucesso Resort comprises of a range of luxury villas and apartments. All of the villas and apartments here are very modern in design and include all of the essentials to ensure that all guests have a fantastic stay. Many of the villas have direct access to the neighbouring Guardian Bom Sucesso golf course, so a great round of golf is never far away. A self-catered option for your next golf holiday is the perfect option for all those who would prefer a low-key golf holiday without the pressure to go out every night. At the Bom Sucesso Resort, guests can simply relax and enjoy all of the golf on offer whilst enjoying modern comforts.
For an unbeatably luxurious option for your next golf holiday, the Aphrodite Hills Hotel is a superb option. At the five-star Aphrodite Hills Hotel, guests can bask in luxury with a great range of leisure facilities, modern guest rooms, and impeccable service. Guests are guaranteed to have an unforgettable golf escape here with the perfect blend of sun, sea and golf. The Aphrodite Hills Hotel has a great location, both in terms of exploring the local area’s hidden gems, as well as challenging the fairways of the local golf courses. Here, guests are never without an opportunity to soak up the sun as the hotel runs a shuttle service into the centre of Paphos, where they can head to its beautiful white sandy beach, or instead spend an afternoon meandering around one of its many cobbled streets, then grab some lunch in an authentic Cypriot restaurant. The Aphrodite Hills Hotel has everything a golfer could ever want for a spectacular golf course, and this is mainly attributable to its superb golf course located on-site. Located on-site at the Aphrodite Hills Hotel is the award-winning Aphrodite Hills, PGA National Cyprus Golf Course, so guests are never more than a stone’s throw away from a fantastic round of golf. Aside from the golf course located on-site, the Aphrodite Hills Hotel has a range of other facilities, including a large outdoor swimming pool area, a huge spa facility and a fully-equipped fitness centre. Despite there being a huge range of bars and restaurants in Paphos, should guests choose to stay local and have a quiet night in, the Aphrodite Hills Hotel is home to three fantastic restaurants, so guests are always spoilt for choice.
Yet another great option for your next luxury golf holiday is the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort. Here, golfers can enjoy a peaceful golfing getaway positioned in the heart of the rolling countryside in southern France. Despite its remote location, the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort is home to everything a golfer could ever need for their next golf holiday; the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort is home to two superb golf courses, designed by the world-renowned golf architect Dave Thomas, as well as a fantastic spa facility and four restaurants. Furthermore, combined with attentive service and luxurious guest rooms, it really does come as no surprise that the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort was voted the Golf Resort of the Year in 2013, and more recently awarded the World’s Leading Golf and Villa Resort in 2019. With all of these elements considered, you really could not find a better choice for your next golf holiday than the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort. The Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort is home to a range of luxury apartments and villas set around the resort. The accommodation options here range from a Deluxe Suite to Prestige Villas, which have their own home cinema, hot tub and private infinity pool. Regardless of whether guests pick a suite or a private villa, all of the accommodation here is modern in design, offering its guests all of the essentials to guarantee them a five-star stay. Furthermore, aside from the two award-winning golf courses located on-site, the Le Chateau and the Le Riou, the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort has a great range of facilities, including a huge spa facility and a comprehensive fitness centre.
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa is perfectly positioned to ensure that all of its guests can readily make the most out of some of Abu Dhabi’s best attractions, as well as make the most out of some of the spectacular golf on offer. Whether its guests are looking to catch a tan on the beach, have some fun at a theme park or indulge in some retail therapy, nothing is out of reach here. The resort itself is set just next door to the Yas Marina, and the Yas Beach is located just a few minutes’ away by car, or alternatively, the Corniche beach is twenty minutes away. One of Abu Dhabi’s key attractions is the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi which is conveniently also located just a ten-minute drive away. However, at the Westin Abu Dhabi, guests are not just in an ideal position to make the most of Abu Dhabi’s best attractions; the Yas Links Golf Club and the award-winning Abu Dhabi Golf Club are located a five-minute drive away from the resort. Aside from its unbeatable location, the Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa is also a great choice for your next golf holiday with its fantastic facilities. The resort is truly five-stars in every way; it is home to an impressive five restaurants serving up a wide range of cuisine to the highest standard, and all of the guest rooms are very spacious, even for a five-star hotel. When guests are taking a break from challenging the fairways of Abu Dhabi’s best golf courses and exploring the local area, they can lounge around one of the two outdoor swimming pools or head to the spa. Alternatively, they can head to the Saadiyat Beach to the resort’s private area.
Last but not least is the Gloria Golf Resort, set on the 16-kilometre-long Blue Flag beach that Belek is known so well for. The Gloria Golf Resort was constructed long before many of the more recent resorts in Belek were established, however despite the arrival of new hotels and golf courses, the Gloria Golf Resort has managed to maintain its reputation as one of the best in the Belek region, and it is not difficult to see why. The two Gloria golf courses, the Gloria New and the Gloria Old, are two of some of Belek’s best golf courses with a unique layout and perfect maintenance throughout the year. As Belek has a relatively mild climate throughout the year, the Gloria Golf Resort would be a great option for your spring or autumn next golf holiday. Aside from the spectacular golf located on-site, the Gloria Golf Resort also has a great location if guests are looking to have a fantastic beach holiday as they are just moments away from the nearby beach. Whether guests are looking to enjoy the great facilities at the Gloria Golf Resort, play a round of golf on one of the Gloria golf courses or simply catch a tan at the nearby beach, they are guaranteed to have a great stay here. There are five outdoor swimming pools here, as well as an aqua park. The more active guests can enjoy one of the sporting activities on offer here, including tennis and fitness classes, but if guests are just looking to relax, then they can just head to the La Source Spa.
We hope that you have enjoyed this week’s blog on seven of our best recommendations for next year. With fantastic golf and luxury hotels, either one of these choices would guarantee you have your best golf holiday yet. If you are still finding yourself uninspired by any of these options, then give us a call on 01342 811777 to ensure your next golf break is your best one to date.