This week’s blog is a guide to nine of the best golf hotels with nightlife. For many, a golf holiday should provide more than great golf and some good weather; many golfers want the opportunity to enjoy a lively atmosphere in the surrounding area come night-time. All nine of these golf hotels provide golfers with the perfect mix of sun, golf and great nightlife, meaning they are set for one of their best golf holidays to date.

Up first is the Thanos Almyra, a seafront hotel located in the heart of Paphos. The Thanos Almyra has an unbeatable location for all those wanting to make the most out of the beautiful beaches that Cyprus is known so well for, as well as having plenty of options to go out in the evening. Just a few minutes away on foot takes guests into the centre of Paphos where there is a huge range of bars, restaurants and clubs to suit every preference and budget. Then to recover the following day, guests can lounge on the neighbouring beach or relax around one of the four swimming pools at the hotel. Aside from the great range of nightlife options in the centre of Paphos, there are also plenty of other things to do here. Three of the area’s best golf courses are situated within a twenty-minute drive away from the hotel. The award-winning Aphrodite Hills Golf Club, PGA National, Minthis Golf Club and the Elea Golf Course are all within close proximity to the Thanos Almyra, so a great round of golf is never far away. The Thanos Almyra is a five-star hotel in every aspect, ranging from its fantastic facilities, impeccable service and modern guest rooms. Guests here are never without an opportunity to relax with a huge spa facility as well as two adult-only swimming pools and a rooftop lounge area. Furthermore, there are private tennis courts as well as a fitness centre for guests to keep active when they are taking a break from playing the local golf courses. 

Vilamoura is widely considered to be one of the most sought-after golfing locations in Europe with its upmarket marina, fantastic hotels and superb golf courses in the surrounding area. While a golf holiday here undoubtedly demands loosening of some of your purse strings, it is fair to say that it is definitely worth it. The Vila Gale Marina is a fantastic four-star hotel that offers great value for a golf holiday in Vilamoura. The hotel boasts an excellent position for its guests to make the most out of Vilamoura’s buzzing nightlife, fantastic beach and some of the Algarve’s best golf courses. Just a few minutes on foot takes guests to Vilamoura’s marina which it is known so well for, with its wide range of upmarket bars and restaurants which stay open until late. Despite the Vila Gale Marina’s central location in Vilamoura, it is still quiet, meaning guests can relax to make the most out of the nearby golf courses. Perfect for golfers, the hotel even runs a complimentary shuttle bus service to some of the area’s golf courses. The fantastic location of the Vila Gale Marina is undoubtedly its main selling point, but the hotel is also a great option for your next golf holiday with its spacious guest rooms and fantastic facilities. All of the guest rooms here are large and modern in design, with some of them overlooking the neighbouring marina. The hotel has a fantastic health club with a fitness centre, hot tub and Turkish bath, as well as three restaurants and two bars located within the hotel. 

Yet another great option for your next golf holiday with a fantastic range of nightlife is the Hotel Melia Villaitana. This hotel has the perfect location for all those looking to relax and enjoy some local golf, as well as having the ability to jump in the car and be in the centre of Benidorm in just a few minutes. Benidorm is known for its huge range of nightlife with a wide selection of bars and clubs open until late. Whether visitors here are looking to stay up until the early hours or grab some drinks after dinner, there are more than enough options located here. The centre of Benidorm is located just a ten-minute drive away from the Hotel Melia Villaitana, and taxis in the nearby area are cheap and very plentiful. Whether they play golf or not, guests at the Hotel Melia Villaitana will never find themselves short of things to do or see. The hotel is positioned just a few minutes away by car from a nearby sandy beach, and it is also just a stone’s throw away from two of the Costa Blanca’s most-played golf courses, the Villaitana Levante and the Villaitana Poniente. To keep active, guests can take advantage of the hotel’s private tennis and paddle courts, or to catch a tan, they can head to one of the hotel’s two outdoor swimming pools. 

For all golfers who want to enjoy a fantastic golf holiday without having to go to all of the trouble, stress and expense of flying, the Belfry is an unbeatable option. With three superb golf courses and impeccable service, it really comes as no surprise that the Belfry has been awarded the Best Golf Hotel in Europe. Here, there is no need for golfers to go abroad to enjoy some truly fantastic golf as the resort is home to three of the country’s best golf courses. The PGA, the Derby and the Brabazon Course are some of England’s most sought-after golf courses, and conveniently for guests staying here, they are all located just a stone’s throw away. At the Belfry, golfers can enjoy the best of both worlds as they are tucked away in a peaceful countryside location, but the centre of Birmingham is easily accessible for all guests staying here. In the centre of Birmingham, there is a huge range of nightlife options on offer for all budgets and preferences. The Belfry is not just a great location for your next golf holiday due to its unbeatable location; the hotel has benefitted from huge renovations in recent years, so all of the guest rooms and facilities here are to a very high standard. 

Another fantastic golf holiday option in the Algarve is the Pestana Dom Joao II. The hotel has the perfect location for all beach-lovers as guests are never more than a few steps away from a stunning sandy beach. The Pestana Dom Joao II does not just have a great location for golfers to enjoy one of the Algarve’s many beautiful beaches; the hotel boasts a central location in Alvor. Despite the development of Algarve’s most popular areas over the years as golf here has become increasingly popular, Alvor has still managed to retain more of its classic Portuguese charm, meaning this town offers guests the best of both worlds. Alvor has everything any golfer could ever want for an unforgettable golf escape; a fantastic range of bars and restaurants, a stunning beach and a good atmosphere. In recent years, the hotel has benefitted from major renovations meaning all of the guest rooms are very modern in design and non-golfers can enjoy a fantastic range of facilities. There is a wide range of sports activities at the hotel including volleyball and tennis, then at the beach guests can enjoy some water sports, and there are five of the region’s best golf courses just a short drive away from the hotel.

The Hotel Red Fox is a great option for a budget golf holiday for all those looking to play some of Le Touquet’s best golf courses and enjoy some French food and culture. Le Touquet is positioned in Northern France, so it is also a great option for a ‘drive and stay’ golf holiday as guests need not have to bother with the expense and stresses of flying, making it a fantastic option for your next golf holiday. In Le Touquet, golfers are in a great position to play some of the region’s fantastic golf courses, as well as enjoy a relaxing golf holiday in an idyllic town. Come night-time after golfers have had a great day enjoying a gruelling round of golf, they can head into the centre of Le Touquet where there is a good range of bars and restaurants, many of which are low cost. During the day, golfers can make the most out of being in such close proximity to two fantastic golf courses; the La Mer and the La Foret golf courses both offer a great round of golf, and conveniently for guests at the Hotel Red Fox, they are both approximately ten minutes away by car.

The Canary Islands are a hugely popular golf holiday destination with its mild climate throughout the year, buzzing nightlife and superb golf courses. The Zentral Center Hotel could not have a better location; the Playa de Las Americas Beach is positioned just across from the hotel, and the Las Americas Golf Club is also just a few minutes away, meaning a fantastic round of golf is never far from reach. Las Americas is Tenerife’s key area, home to a huge range of nightlife options with many bars and nightclubs just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. However, the Zentral Center Hotel is not just perfectly located to make the most out of the nightlife that Tenerife is known so well for; the Las Americas Golf Club is just next door to the hotel, and if golfers want a bit more variety, then the Golf Costa Adeje is also a fifteen-minute drive away. For golfers to relax after a challenging round of golf on one of the area’s many fantastic golf courses, they can either head to the neighbouring beach, or catch a tan on the hotel’s rooftop swimming pool.

Albufeira is known for its buzzing nightlife, and at the Real Bellavista, guests are in the perfect position to make the most out of it. The Real Bellavista is an unbeatable option for all those looking to enjoy some of the Algarve’s best golf courses in the daytime, then come night-time, they can easily head out into the centre of Albufeira for a fun night out. Furthermore, the Real Bellavista offers a great all-inclusive accommodation option, meaning guests can indulge without having to worry about a hefty bill at the end of their stay. Also, as the hotel runs a complimentary shuttle service to the nearby beach, guests can enjoy a great golf holiday with the perfect mix of nightlife, beach, and golf. When golfers are taking a break from challenging the fairways at the local golf courses, they can soak up the sun on one of the hotel’s outdoor swimming pools, or head to the hotel’s spa for a well-deserved massage or treatment. 

Last but not least is the Hotel Alay, a relatively new hotel positioned just steps away from Benalmadena Marina with its wide range of bars and restaurants. This four-star hotel is a great option for all those looking for a fantastic golf holiday with the ability to enjoy a lively atmosphere in the evenings and one of the Costa del Sol’s stunning sandy beaches. The Hotel Alay is not just perfectly positioned to visit Benalmadena’s beach or make the most out of its great range of bars, restaurants and clubs; the hotel is located just a half an hour’s drive away from the Chaparral Golf Club, and the Cabopino Golf is also just forty minutes away. Aside from its fantastic location, the Hotel Alay is also a great option for your next golf holiday with its spacious and modern guest rooms and leisure facilities. The hotel is home to three outdoor swimming pools, and it even has its own private beach area located at the Malapesquera Beach Club. 

We hope that you have enjoyed this week’s blog on nine of the best golf hotels for nightlife and that you have been given plenty of inspiration for your next golf holiday to make it your best one yet. All nine of these golf hotels offer everything and more to ensure a fantastic golf holiday, no matter what your budget or preferences. If you are still finding yourself unpersuaded, then give us a call on 01342 811777, and we will ensure you have your best golf holiday yet.

When planning your next big golfing break you may not be thinking primarily about the great golf that is on offer but maybe more the nightlife and entertainment that will make your group’s trip complete. This blog is for when you are trying to choose the perfect destination for a fun, entertainment filled golfing holiday where nightlife is your number one focus.


First up on the list is the Real Bellavista Hotel & Spa which is situated in close proximity to the bustling town of Albufeira. All the rooms are modern and spacious with all the furnishings and amenities you would expect from a hotel like this. The rooms have satellite channels and Wi-Fi so if you are just relaxing in the room you won’t need to move for entertainment! There are a wide variety of bars, restaurants and shops practically right on your doorstep when you are staying at this great hotel which is great for the evenings when you want to unwind after a long day at one of the many great golf courses which are all within a short drive. The hotel also boasts a large spa and wellness area which guests are more than welcome to use to their hearts content and can enjoy a range of massages or a dip in the indoor pool. The restaurant and bar on-site also offer great food and live entertainment in the evenings so even though Albufeira is such a short distance, if you are looking for a slightly quieter night but still with plenty of alcohol flowing then there are alternative options! This is the perfect destination for your next group golfing holiday to the Algarve.


Next up on the list is Las Palmeras which is located in the centre of the lively town of Fuengirola just in front of the marina and only 200 metres from the beach. Its location makes it popular for those looking for a lively holiday where they will have access to many different bars and restaurants within a short walk. The rooms are all well-fitted and have balconies with views of the scenery around the hotel. The hotel also boasts three lovely bars so with these hotel bars and the bars at the marina you could never find yourself thirsty when staying at this hotel! The hotel’s restaurant – the Oasis Restaurant – serves great buffet meals but there is also a poolside snack bar to enjoy a little meal at too or, of course, the marina hosts some fantastic restaurants serving all different kinds of cuisine. There are some great golf courses in close proximity to the hotel which means that groups can enjoy a variety of different courses as well as some great nightlife – all in all, the perfect group golfing holiday to the Costa del Sol.


In Tenerife, we have the H10 Las Palmeras hotel which is a brilliant 4-star resort located just a stones throw from the Las Americas beach and promenade. The hotel boasts four restaurants each serving a different cuisine, including barbecue, Italian and a beach club restaurant, this means that you will never be short for choice of food here! Guests can enjoy the three outdoor pools, tennis courts or, of course, the beautiful beach which is just a short walk away. The rooms are all spacious and bright with views of the tropical gardens and the beach which surround the resort. The hotel features a great fitness centre as well as an extensive entertainment programme which will keep anyone and everyone busy for when they are not enjoying a spectacular round of golf or enjoying themselves at local bars and restaurants. The excellent location of this hotel and its many amenities and activities which are available to guests makes it a fabulous location for your next lively golf holiday to Tenerife where you can enjoy fantastic golf, great food and drink as well as the year-round great weather associated with the Canary Islands.


The Melia Villaitana in Benidorm is another great location for your next golfing holiday where nightlife and entertainment are the main focus of your holiday (besides great golf of course!). The hotel is designed as a Mediterranean village situated between two brilliant golf courses. The hotel offers guests a lovely spa area which features a thermal bath, a gym, a sauna and water circuit. There are also outdoor swimming pools as well as an artificial beach for guests to enjoy before or after and exciting round on one of the fantastic golf courses. The hotel has a range of restaurants serving different cuisines and with Alicante just a 20-minute drive away you are never short of some great evening entertainment. This is an ideal location for a great golfing holiday with nightlife and entertainment included as the resort features such high services and good amenities it feels so exclusive. Make sure that when planning your next golfing holiday to Costa Blanca with an entertainment focus you consider the Melia Villaitana as your destination and you will not be disappointed.


Last on the list is another H10 Hotel, the Andalucia Plaza which is situated just a five-minute walk from the bustling and lively town of Puerto Banus. This adult-only hotel features a lovely outdoor swimming pool and modern, spacious and bright rooms as well as easy access to the beach and marina. Guests have access to the lovely gym and spa, which includes a Turkish bath and a sauna, as well as free access to the Marbella Casino which is next door to the hotel. The hotel’s buffet restaurant, The Córdoba buffet restaurant opens up onto a lovely terrace with palm trees so you get to eat in a lovely, stylish area when staying here or of course you can take a short walk to the marina and eat at one of the different restaurants available there. In the evenings, the poolside bar offers live entertainment so you can always enjoy a quieter night in and still enjoy some entertainment on site! With fantastic golf courses within a short driving range, great nightlife, lovely weather and a modern hotel what could make this more of a perfect destination for your next entertainment focused golfing holiday!


We hope that this list showed you how you can enjoy some fantastic golf as well as some great and fun evening entertainment without sacrificing on anything that you wanted from a superb hotel. Make sure to book your next golfing holiday with an entertainment focus today!