Golfing in Spain. Find the best golf courses and their boutique hotels.

A Golfing holiday is not just the time a person spends on the golf course, it´s much more. It´s enjoying the landscape around it, having some time to relax in the hotel, on the beach or touring around the city next to them.
A golf trip it´s not just travelling to practice a sport, it´s an opportunity to live a group of experiences together.
Here are the best Golf courses in Spain:

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1-VALDERRAMA (CADIZ)

It´s with no doubt one of the classics in Spain. It hosted the first Ryder Cup celebrated outside of the United Kingdom.
It´s famous for being one of the best preserved golf courses in the world.

Golfing in Valderrama

  • Recommended boutique hotel: La Casa Grande, in Arcos de la Frontera (Cadiz, South Spain).
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2- EL SALER (VALENCIA)

One year after another, this course is chosen as one of the continental Europe best courses, without counting the ones from the United Kingdom.
It´s located in one of the most beautiful spots in Spain, the Albufera National Park.

Golfing in El Saler

  • Recommended boutique hotel: El Secanet, in Valencia (East coast of Spain).
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3- MATALENAS (SANTANDER)

Up in the north of Spain we find a public course for everybody who enjoys golfing. In spite of what a person may think from a public golf course, it will greatly surprise its visitor by its breath-taking location, one of the most beautiful around the region.

Golfing in Matalenas

  • Recommended boutique hotels:

    Jardin de Carrejo
  1. La Casona de Suesa, in Santander.
  2. El Jardin de Carrejo, in Cabezon de la Sal (Santander).
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4- LA HERRERIA (MADRID)

It´s one of the most traditional golf courses in Spain, located in a mountain range and right next to the famous Escorial monastery. People will enjoy great views at any moment.

  • Recommended boutique hotel: Abalu, in Madrid.

5- DESERT SPRINGS (ALMERIA)

It´s the best choice if you want to live the American golf experience in Europe.

Located at a resort with the same name as one in Arizona, it´s made with all the details of an American desert golf course.

To be built, the rules of the USGA were followed point by point.

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FUN FACT: It is not mere coincidence or just a whim to want to look American.
Because of its resemblance with the Arizona desert in the US, many Western movies were shot in the desert of Almeria.

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6- PGA GOLF (GERONA)
This course is known by many golfers for its complexity. Full of trees and little ponds, it´s a real challenge not to fail every once in a while.

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7- LA MANGA (MURCIA)
One of the biggest in Spain, it has three golf links with 18 holes each.
The most popular one is called “Norte” and it´s very complicated because of its many ponds, bunkers and palm trees that will make the golfer fight to make a good game.

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8- LAS BRISAS (MALAGA)
Located within a unique natural place. It has many obstacles, for example ten artificial lakes.

  • Recommended boutique hotels:
  1. La Casa Grande, in Arcos de la Frontera (previously mentioned).
  2. La Almunia del Valle, in Monachil (Granada, South Spain).
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9- SON GUAL (MAJORCA)
This was the first course on the island. It´s beautiful and all the details are taken seriously by its personnel to make the visitor enjoy at any moment.

  • Recommended boutique hotel: Can Verdera, in Fornalutx (Majorca).
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We are an association of privately owned boutique hotels in which our main objective is making you feel at home or even better. We will share our knowledge of the land, acquired along many years to show you the best kept secrets of what´s in the area.
Come in and believe we will treat you as you deserve 😉
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All the information and pictures about the golf courses were taken through the following article:http://www.eleconomista.es/evasion/noticias/3292287/08/11/Los-10-mejores-campos-de-golf-de-Espana.html
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