Play some fantastic golf in the idyllic Costa Brava

Occupying the huge area to the north of Barcelona, a golf holiday in Costa Brava has proven to be extremely popular with golfers who are drawn to the area for its great sandy beaches, warm climate and lively nightlife scene.

With the stunning PGA Catalunya Resort and its mix of excellent accommodation options, as well as the fantastic layouts at Hotel Emporda Golf and Real Club de Golf El Prat, the Costa Brava is your go-to for a first-class golf holiday.

Plus, with a range of great accommodation in both Barcelona and Girona, it’s an ideal spot.

Why book a golf holiday in Costa Brava?

  • Home to two of Spain’s best courses, PGA Catalunya & Real Club de Golf El Prat
  • Easy access into Barcelona & Girona Airports
  • A stunning landscape, from snow-topped mountains to golden beaches
  • High quality golf resorts, including Hotel Emporda Golf & PGA Catalunya
  • Choice of golf tours based in Barcelona, Girona or coastal towns
  • A slightly cooler climate perfect for golf throughout the Spring, Summer & Autumn
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Sunny Costa Brava golf courses

The Costa Brava has a lot to offer golfers in the way of quality golf, with some of Spain’s best layouts located in this immaculate and unspoilt region. Whether you decide to set up in Barcelona or Girona, the Costa Brava golf courses truly hold their own and are amongst some of the best designs.

The two courses at PGA Catalunya are legendary Costa Brava golf courses. The Stadium Course is home to European Tour Qualifying and is currently ranked as the best course in Spain. It’s sister course, the Tour Course is a shorter but brilliant design with tight fairways and undulating greens offering a defence. With two hotels on-site, PGA Catalunya is one of Europe’s top golfing establishments.

Hotel Empordà Golf is another of Costa Brava’s golf resorts worth making a trip for. Home to 36 fantastic holes, the Forest Course and the Links Course compliment each other perfectly. Differing in design and representative of their name, the resort has a great balance of traditional tree-lined holes, and a true inland links layout.

Located outside Barcelona, Real Club de Golf El Prat is also a course not to be missed. Regular host to the European Tour’s Spanish Open, this course is perfect for staying in Barcelona or for your arrival or departure day when flying from Barcelona Airport.

What makes a golf holiday in Costa Brava so popular?

Costa Brava is massively popular amongst holidaymakers due to the miles of un-spoilt beaches, lively resorts that hug the coastline and of course the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona.

Alongside the excellent resorts are a wide range of great golf courses, of which many rank among the very best in Spain. The Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya Resort is often ranked as one of the best courses in Spain and also in Europe. As a regular host of European Tour Qualifying and events are testament in proving the quality that this course holds.

There are a range of other courses including Golf De Pals and Real Club de Golf El Prat that provide an equally impressive test and must be played during a holiday to the Costa Brava.

An ideal golfing climate between March to October provides the opportunity to play during most of the year, including the summer months which often reach temperatures too high for golf in Southern Spain. The coastline features a range of fantastic beaches with golden sand and clear waters.

Travellers can fly to either Barcelona or Girona Airports depending where in the Costa Brava they are looking to base their trip.

Golf travel tips for Costa Brava

Best months for golfing weather:

April - October

Best months for value:

March & November

Most popular months:

May & September

Our experts recommend:

June to August

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Impressive yet affordable venues

Within the Costa Brava there are endless possibilities when it comes to accommodation. Choose from a range of hotels and resorts that each offer a unique and truly enjoyable stay.

The LaVida Hotel at PGA Catalunya Resort is perfect for those looking for luxury and stylish accommodation with some of Europe’s best golf on your doorstep. The hotel provides excellent views of the prestigious Stadium Course and offers guests with an idyllic setting in which to base their golf holiday.

The hotel is located just 10 minutes from Girona Airport, allowing easy access for travelling golfers. The H10 Metropolitan 4* is an excellent accommodation option located in the heart of Barcelona, within one of the historic buildings of the city.

The hotel perfect for those wanting an opportunity to explore the city of Barcelona in combination with a golf holiday. If you prefer to stay on the outskirts of Barcelona, Chateauform La Mola is based at Real Club de Golf El Prat, providing walking access to one of Spain’s very best courses.

The variety of options in the Costa Brava allow all types of golfers to have a memorable and truly enjoyable experience.

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