Top Five Golf Clubs on the Costa Brava (and villas nearby)

by - Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Costa Brava with its vast fields, numerous hills and lush greenery is benefiting form a particular climate that permits golf lovers to enjoy its stunning courses practically all year round.  If you prefer to spend much time practicing and not to see a lot of people around, enjoy the courses between October and May. If some company does not bother you at all and you will be happy to find some competitioner, extend your trip on the high season, between May and September. Equally spaced across the whole region, the Costa Brava golf courses have their particularities and strong points that every golfer shall know upfront in order to chose the best option and best destination.

 PGA Catalunya. Considered one of the best golf courses in Spain and designed by the renowned golf stars Angel Gallardo and Neil Coles, PGA Catalunya boasts manicured Stadium course for a truly professional experience and Tour course for a slightly less challenging experience, both with 18 holes, 72 Par. Located not far form Girona and its airport, the place is easy to reach. Hosting well-known international golf events, championships and organizing special summer activities, like junior camps, PGA Catalunya meets the highest requirements of a superb golf club.
Villa nearby: Spa Holiday Home, Vidreres

Spa Holiday Home, Vidreres

Emporda Golf. Offering two 18-hole courses, Links course (Par 71) and Forest course (Par 73), Emporda golf benefits from stunning scenery and technically impeccable facilities.  Designed by Robert Von Hagge, also known as “the best designer” not far form the beach of L´Estartit and the medieval Toroella de Montgri, the golf course boasts lakes, greenery, bunkers and dunes. 
      Villa Nearby: Golf Club Modern House, Gualta

Golf Club Modern House, Gualta

Golf Club Peralada. Offering a golf course of 6071 m with 18 holes, par 71,  and a pitch and putt, Golf Club Peralada was the first Spanish course to get EMAS certificate. Located close to the Roses beach known to be the longest of Costa Brava and easiest to find a place in summer on, suitable for any level of players, the course offers lakes, greenery and bunkers, but has no hills.
Villa Nearby: Modern Luxury Villa Golf, Peralada

Modern Luxury Villa Golf, Peralada

Club Golf d´Aro – Mas Nou.  Combining golf and pitch and putt, this club set in a privileged surrounding with spectacular views over the mountains and the coastline, is located not far from one of the finest beaches of the area, S´Agaro.  Opened in 1990, the undulating course with water hazards has 18 holes, can be classified as a moderate-hard course.
Villa Nearby:  Charming Cristina House, Santa Cristina d´Aro

Charming Cristina House, Santa Cristina d´Aro

      Golf Platja de Pals. Founded in 1960s, Golf Platja de Pals has been keeping abreast of the times and has hosted many international golf events including the 1972 Spanish Open. Located by the beach of Pals not far form the medieval and charming town of Pals, the club is set on dunes and is surrounded by a green pine forest. The course has 18 holes, 73 par and offers classes in various languages both for adults and children.   
      Villa Nearby: Sa Tuna Luxury Modern Villa, Sa Tuna
Sa Tuna Luxury Modern Villa, Sa Tuna

Do not forget that half of your trip success is done by the golf course itself, while the other one is done by your accommodatin. Check our luxury holiday villas on the Costa Brava and plan yout trip to a dot with our concierge services.

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