5 of the Best European Golf Breaks
- 20 July 2015 20 July 2015
Looking for the perfect European destination to put your golf skills to the test? With exquisite natural surroundings and courses suited to golf enthusiasts of all abilities, our 5 best European golf breaks reach from the coastlines of Madeira to the mountainous backdrops of Portugal. Complement perfecting your swing on the green with an array of additional wellness activities, from fitness classes to luxury spa treatments, for a golf break that will leave you feeling revived.
Portugal: Penha Longa Golf
Explore the course at Penha Longa Golf
Designed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr and host to the Portuguese Open, this luxury golf break is ranked amongst the top 30 in Europe. Located within a stunning nature reserve, you will be putting against a backdrop of stunning mountainous scenery and lush gardens. Challenge yourself on the 18-hole Atlantic course and absorb awe-inspiring views of the ocean on this healthy holiday. The perfect destination for a luxury spa and sport holiday, end your day of golfing by taking full advantage of the wellness centre and indulging in a holistic spa massage.
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Madeira: Galo Golf
Make the most of your stunning surroundings at Galo Golf
Tee-off on this idyllic golf course, located in an area of Madeira famed for its exquisite blue waters and stunning natural scenery. Situated in a small village on the Madeiran coast, this luxury golf break boasts two fantastic courses. Santa de Serra, a 27-hole course, has an indoor driving range and a spacious putting green, whilst Palheiro offers outstanding views of surrounding scenery and the capital city of Funchal. A great choice for an active holiday, complement your healthy break with group fitness classes, including BodyPump and spinning, or stretch your legs during a walk to the private beach.
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Italy: Argentario Golf & Spa Resort
Golfers' paradise at Argentario Golf & Spa Resort
Enjoy a luxurious sports holiday set amongst the rolling hills of Tuscany and take-in the beautiful scenery whilst perfecting your swing. A great destination for learning golf on holiday, the 18 hole golf course and driving range is right on your doorstep, where you have the option of playing rounds on your own, or participating in complimentary lessons. Visit the luxury spa for a selection of treatments to enhance your well-being and increase vitality or take part in complimentary exercise classes and activities; from yoga to aqua gym and cycling to tennis.
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Portugal: The Oitavos Golf
Enjoy a dip in the pool before you head to the driving range at The Oitavos Golf
Swing on over to the Portuguese coast and one of the world’s greatest golf courses for an award-winning golf break that provides a challenging and exciting 18-hole course. Surrounded by beautiful natural landscape and sand dunes, beginners and golf pros alike will have the opportunity to learn from some of the finest teachers on this healthy holiday and put your game to the test. Ideal for a spa and fitness holiday, after a round on the course, head over to the luxury spa and fitness centre for a choice of indulgent spa treatments and fitness classes, from Tai Chi to TRX.
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Tenerife: Abama Golf
Golf with a view at Abama Golf
Surrounded by breath-taking views of volcanic landscape and the magnificent Atlantic Ocean, the unspoilt western coast of Tenerife is host to a spectacular championship 18-hole course that expands over 6,271 metres. Begin your golf holiday at the golfing academy, with lessons for those who wish to enhance their game, before testing your technique and honing your driving skills on a course which is guaranteed to challenge even the most experienced golfers. Ideal for a yoga and sports holiday; after perfecting your swing on the course, stretch out tired arms with a group yoga class, before paying a visit to the award-winning holistic spa.
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