Golf in Balearic Islands
One could argue that Mallorca is the go-to Balearic Island for a golf holiday. In total there are 25 golf clubs on the Balearic Islands, of which 22 are located on Mallorca. These golf courses are known for their good quality, good service and beautiful views of the mediterranean terrain.
The other golf courses are located on Ibiza and Menorca. Due to the Mediterranean climate the Balearic Islands are suitable for year round golf. The golf courses on the Balearic Islands are known for their rough mediterranean terrain. While playing the views will be baffling, including undulating fairways and high rocks.
A popular golf course on the Balearic Islands is Golf Son Gual. This 18-hole course, designed by Thomas Himmel, is beautifully situated in the heart of Mallorca. Due to its scenic setting and undulating terrain, the course is rated as one of the best golf courses on the Balearic Islands.
For golfers who are looking to get a bit more out of their golf holiday, there are plenty of opportunities. For example Pula Golf Resort. This resort, also located on Mallorca, has an 18-hole golf course designed by José María Olazábal. The course is known to be very demanding, but there are unique spa facilities to relax after the round.
The one golf course on Ibiza is called Golf Ibiza. This 27-hole golf course is one of the two golf courses that can be found on an other Balearic Islands than Mallorca. This Balearic golf course was founded in 1992 and is located a 15 minute drive from the capital of the island. The two courses have some distinctive differences.
Although Golf Ibiza is the only golf course on the island, it doesn’t necessarily make it a course for the younger generation. Ibiza has so much more to offer than just the party scene. The island has many beautiful, quiet little towns so it’s suitable for all golfers alike. For those who do visit the island for the party life, Golf Ibiza might just be the ideal “day after the night before” golf course!
Golf Son Parc Menorca is till today the only golf course on Menorca. The golf course has 18 holes and is designed by Dave Thomas.The par-69 course features an interesting loop of 6 par-3 holes, 9 par-4 holes and 3 par-5 holes.
Golf Son Parc is situated in the hills of the coastal village Son Parc. This picturesque town has a child friendly beach to relax after your round of golf. Don’t want to be on the golf course every day? Rent a mountain bike and explore the surroundings.
So, grab those golf clubs (or rent them) and get on a plane to the Balearic Islands and their golf courses and enjoy!