Costa BravaRapidly becoming a very important golfing destination with Spain’s number one rated golf course, the PGA Cataluyna Resort, the major attraction. That is not the only reason for visiting there as there are several other good courses in the area. Apart from golf the Region is renowned for its gastronomy with several Michelin starred restaurants and the local wine is well worth trying. Easily accessible from Barcelona or even better Girona with the latter being a great place to base your holiday from.
Costa Brava Golf Holidays
The Costa Brava is a coastal region in north eastern Spain and is rapidly developing as a golfing destination for UK golfers. There are very good reasons for this as it is home to some of the finest golf resorts in the whole of Spain.
Where to Spend a Golf Break in Costa Brava
It is easiest to divide the region into areas for golfing holidays – the Costa Barcelona and the area around Girona. For both destinations there is easy access from all UK airports with regular flights into Barcelona Airport and a slightly less frequent service to Reus.
The climate is typically Mediterranean and the area has a landscape that ranges from the mountains of the lower Pyranees to the superb beaches on the coast with resorts such as Lloret del Mar offering all you would expect from a bustling seaside resort. For golfers you can play on courses designed by some of the worlds best designers on a variety of differing landscapes from links style courses to superb courses that wind through ancient forests.
The jewel in the crown around Girona is the superb PGA Cataluyna Resort whose stadium course is now recognised as Spains number one course. The area has several other extremely good courses that are well worth playing and a golf holiday staying in the beautiful city of Girona and playing some of those will provide a memorable experience.
What Else To Do
Barcelona is one of Europe’s top tourist attractions and is a wonderful city to spend some time in. There is no shortage of famous landmarks to visit – Gaudi’s iconic architecture is a must see and any football fan should visit the Camp Nou.
There are a number of courses close to the city centre probably the best known would be El Pratt which staged the Spanish Open last year.
Book Your Cheap Golf Holiday To Costa Brava Now
So, with a great climate and good golf courses are reason enough to holiday in the Costa Brava and when you add the world famous gastronomy into the equation it becomes a must visit golfing destination. The locals are very proud of the food that they have on offer. The worlds number one restaurant is situated close to Girona and the whole region offers the finest quality ingredients combined with the highest culinary skill. The top chefs are rightly treated like rock stars and its not unusual for them to receive a standing ovation when they walk through their restaurants!
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