If you’re taking a golf holiday in Europe, you won’t want for fantastic courses. Europe is absolutely flooding with them. The hotel choices around Europe, they are incredible too.
Ingeniously, sport and luxury accommodation have been paired to produce golf hotels. And, Europe has quite a few of them.
What better place to stay on a golf vacation than a golf hotel? Wake up, get right on to the course, and start every day with a quick round before venturing to other great greens in your destination.
If you’d like to make your golf vacation even better, here are the best golf hotels in Europe.
Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa, UK
Housing royalty for centuries, this mansion has been converted into a luxurious golf hotel.
The estate offers a 50-acre lake, tennis courts, fine dining onsite, forest walking trails, and landscaped gardens.
The championship golf course here stretches for 7,000 yards and was designed by Mike Smith.
It has an inland links feel, is challenging, and follows USGA specifics. Players tend to love the back nine which takes them all over the estate.
The hotel spa offers an infinity pool, Swedish massage, hot stone massage, ESPA facials and more.
All rooms are unique and stylishly designed to fit the theme of a luxurious estate.
Acaya Golf Resort, Italy
This resort can be found in the center of the Italian countryside.
It’s just a short drive from the southern coastline as well as the historical center of Lecce.
Guests can easily get to the beach, a selection of fine restaurants, and plenty of bars.
The hotel has a gym, spa, sauna, steam room, outdoor pool, and terraces for guests.
Guests will have access to the onsite restaurant which offers traditional, Italian fare.
The 18-hole golf course can be seen from the hotel rooms, making the view extra special.
Celtic Manor, UK
This 5-star hotel features more than 300 guest rooms. It was designed with large windows that let in plenty of natural sunlight. And, there are multiple terraces for guests to enjoy the view.
There are multiple bars and restaurants onsite so that you can sip a craft cocktail while enjoying live music.
The hotel includes three golf courses. The Roman Road course looks out over Seven Estuary and has a par 70.
The Twenty Ten course has a par 71 and spans over 7,000 yards. It has a few water hazards and a links-like feel.
The Montgomerie course spans more than 6,000 yards. It has a par 69, bunkers, valleys, and downhill shots.
Golfers love to relax in the spa after their game. It’s comprised of 16 different rooms, all offering ambient lighting and aromatherapy.
Try a hot stone massage, deep tissue massage, or facial.
Aldeia dos Capuchos Hotel, Golf & Spa, Portugal
This 4-star hotel is located in the village center of Capuchos. The town is full of history, is close to the beach, and has its own 9-hole golf course.
There are indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two restaurants, a spa, and a fitness center. Portuguese and Mediterranean food are available for guests when they decide to dine onsite.
The golf course here is a highlight for guests. It features seven par 3s, and two par 4s.
It’s close to Lisbon and the stunning golf courses that surround it as well. So, golfing guests can get out and enjoy the sport even more.
Stoke By Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa, UK
A site within itself, this resort exudes beauty and luxury, as it’s set on 300 acres of English countryside.
The luxurious suites are just the start as the resort has restaurants, a health center, and a fitness center.
Golfers will have access to two courses here. The Gainsborough course is filled with challenges, yet is suitable for all skill levels. It has been voted one of the best courses in the area.
The Constable course was built in the 1970s . It has beautiful views of the lake, is well manicured, and features an array of water hazards.
The onsite spa offers a collection of international and traditional treatments. You can find a Hammam, steam room, Jacuzzi, mud therapy, and a sanarium.
Alhaurin Golf Resort, Spain
Located in Costa Del Sol, this golf resort offers absolutely stunning views and atmosphere both inside and out.
It’s small and intimate, creating a scene where guests can mingle and enjoy the onsite golf course together.
If you aren’t interested in socializing, that’s OK too because this hotel is considered one of the most relaxing and sedate in Europe.
The design is modern and the rooms are big and comfortable. Guests tend to rave about the resort’s restaurant as it offers incredibly made dishes.
The property offers an 18-hole championship course, golf practice facilities, a driving range, outdoor pool, sauna, tennis courts, and massage therapists.
Macdonald Portal Hotel Golf & Spa, UK
Located near the town of Chester, this golf hotel is a luxurious getaway for golfers.
It has three golf courses, an award-winning restaurant, gigantic bathtubs in each room, and access to the restaurants and shops of Chester.
Their championship course spans 700 yards and was once the location of a battlefield.
It has a USGA standard green, water hazards, and various pars along the course. Plus, the countryside makes the perfect view during the game.
This resort is also known for its spa. After a long day on the green, head over for a scalp massage, facial, or mani/pedi.
Anahita Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius
This resort can be found amongst tropical plants, and well-manicured gardens on the east coast of Mauritius.
There is an outdoor swimming pool, health and fitness centers, tennis courts, and a water sports center.
Guests can also enjoy both of the onsite, 18-hole golf courses. Both are championship courses and were designed by Bernard Langer and Ernie Els.
The onsite restaurants offer Mediterranean and Italian cuisine. And, if you choose to stay in a suite or villa, you’ll have a private terrace, pool, and kitchen.
There is also bike rental, snorkeling, windsurfing, and a kids club.
Bogogno Golf Resort, Italy
While it’s only been open since 2014, this golf resort in Italy has made quite the name for itself.
It is considered one of the best hotels in the Piedmont area, especially because of the two golf courses on site.
It’s only a 40-minute drive to the Milan airport, which makes it a great destination for a weekend getaway when visiting the city.
Despite its close proximity to Milan, the golf resort is a secluded sanctuary for golfers who want to relax.
It overlooks Lake Maggiore and is a great area for wine and cheese tastings.
There are 36 holes on site, two bars, a lounge, Jacuzzi, restaurant, solarium an outdoor pool, and tennis courts.
Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, Spain
This resort is located just minutes from the beaches of Costa de Cadiz.
The hotel is actually located on the property of Costa Ballena Golf Club, which has a 27-hole course.
The spacious rooms are reflective of Andalusian design and offer guests a subtle luxury.
Each room offers a view of the ocean as well as the golf course. The hotel also offers access to the fitness center and spa where they can choose from a variety of treatments.
There is a lobby bar for a quick cocktail or some socializing as well as a buffet restaurant.
Outside of the hotel, guests can easily access the nightlife in the city of Cadiz.
There are also game rooms, a Jacuzzi, solarium, horse riding, and gardens.
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Opened in 2008, this resort borders the Cornelia Faldo golf course.
The resort can be described as opulent as it offers luxury and top-of-the-line services to guests.
It’s extremely modern and offers beach access, swimming pools, a variety of bars and restaurants, and an amphitheater.
And, the onsite spa is renowned for its beauty, relaxing atmosphere, and treatment options.
Resort guests get discounts on the green fee and shuttle services to the course.
During the winter, there are four onsite restaurants, and eight during the summer. So, you won’t have to go very far to get an exquisite meal after your game of golf.
The resort also provides a 24-hour bar so that you can have a cocktail no matter what time of day it is.
Carton House Hotel & Golf Club, Ireland
Guests can choose from a wide variety of suites and rooms, but everyone will have access to the onsite golf courses.
The resort offers massages, a sauna, a pool, bar, gardens, nearby fishing, a restaurant, and tennis courts.
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, UK
This course is located on 1,000 acres of parkland and looks out over Edinburgh Castle.
The hotel has more than 200 suites as well as restaurants and bars on site. Visitors will never get bored as there is a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a lineup of leisure activities.
The resort has two golf courses, the east and the west. The east was designed by James Braid in 1927 and has a par 73. The course is 7055 acres and the perfectly manicured green offers challenging bunkers.
The west coast is a par 68 and stretches for 5168 yards. It’s more challenging than the east as it has a smaller green and narrow fairways.
There is also a spa offering facials, nail treatments, massages, and more on site.
Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club, UK
Situated on 450 acres of private land, this resort overlooks the countryside of Northumberland.
It was built in the 1800s and still looks just as grand today.
The resort is a destination within itself and hosts weddings, business meetings, and other significant events throughout the year. It’s truly a luxurious place for guests who want to take a golf vacation.
There is an 18-hole golf course here that is secluded and beautiful. It was designed by Jonathan Guant and has a 72 par and USGA-specific green.
Golfers can expect bunkers, water hazards, a par 5 hole, and a lounge.
After a few games, guests love to hit the spa. There is a sauna, steam room, technogym, indoor pool, and a fitness club.
Some treatments include ear candling, waxing, reflexology, hot stone massage, body polish, and aromatic massage.
Foxhills Clubs & Resort, UK
This family-run resort is located on a 400-acre estate. Guests here experience luxury as well as a feeling of being at home.
There are eleven tennis courts on the property as well as trails through the picturesque countryside.
Golfers will have access to the resort’s driving range as well as three golf courses on the property.
Two of the courses are 18-hole championship while the third is a unique, 9-hole course.
After a long day on the green, head to the spa for a sports muscle massage, Reiki, thermal therapy, acupuncture, and thermal therapy.
Dolce Chantilly, France
Located just 45 minutes north of Paris, this golf resort is a perfect compromise between city life and countryside beauty.
The hotel has more than 200 rooms that are decorated with a modern flare. Each one overlooks the forest or the golf course.
The hotel restaurants offer top-notch dining that is authentic and made with attention to detail.
There are bars, a clubhouse, and a piano bar for live entertainment and cocktails.
The 18-hole golf course is both challenging and manageable for less experienced golfers.
Guests can enjoy beach volleyball, a health and fitness center, a jogging trail, indoor pool, mountain biking, an outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, and table tennis.
Europe is full of incredible golf hotels. If you’re planning a golf getaway, make a hotel with a golf course your home base. While you can still explore the courses around your destination, there’s nothing better than walking out of your bedroom and right onto the course!
If this has inspired you to book your golfing holiday, please do get in touch today. Already got a holiday planned? You might enjoy our guide to taking golf clubs abroad.