One too many pints of Guinness yesterday on St Patrick’s Day? Well how about this time next year you are actually in Ireland to celebrate the occasion whilst playing golf on some of Europe’s finest courses? We give you a quick low down of the top golf resorts in Ireland…
Part of our Luxury Collection, this golf resort is etched into the halls of golfing fame after hosting the 2006 Ryder Cup. On site there are 36 holes split into two courses – The Palmer (which was the Ryder Cup course), and The Smurfit Course both of which offer a fantastic golfing experience.
Beyond the golf, the hotel lives up to it’s five star reputation with it’s class decoration and a wealth of facilities including a comprehensive on site Spa and gymnasium.
Despite it’s strong history in the world of golf, this resort provide a modern hotel with all the facilities you would expect from a top class destination. An onsite Spa and gymnasium provide the opportunity to unwind away from the golf course, whilst there is also direct access to the beach.
The golf here is a classic links course by the sea which was designed Bernard Langer and has been host to a number of Ireland’s major Championships.
This four star golf resort in the North West of Ireland has a choice of two Championship golf courses in The Old Tom Morris and Sandy Hills Links, meanwhile there is also a 9 hole academy course.
The accommodation at Rosapenna Golf Resort is family run and has only 66 rooms making this an exclusive retreat where you are well looked after by the staff. Away from the course you can relax in the lounge, bar, restaurant or billiards room.
A four star resort in County Donegal, Ballylifin Lodge & Spa has stunning views of Malin Head and the Irishowen coastline. A comprehensive Spa is onsite offering a range of treatments as well as a gymnasium and swimming pool.
The golf course is just a kilomtre from the hotel and offers 36 holes of excellent links golf.
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