Costa de la Luz’s hidden gem
One of the Costa de la Luz’s last remaining hidden gems, Huelva is an historic city which is notable for its fine architecture, friendly locals, great culture and delicious food. It also happens to be an ideal spot for a golf break with some of Spain’s best kept golfing secrets lurking in the countryside surrounding Huelva. When combined with the great nightlife of the city, it makes for a recipe of success for a golf break.
Why book a golf holiday in Huelva?
- Fantastic year-round golfing climate on Spain’s south-western coast
- Easy flight access from the UK into Faro and Seville Airports
- Home to two of Spain’s finest golf resorts, El Rompido & Islantilla
- Experience stunning beaches & traditional Andalusian food
What makes a golf holiday to Huelva so special?
The historic city of Huelva is not on every golfer’s radar, but with a selection of great resorts and courses in the vicinity, it can be regarded as one of Europe’s most up and coming golfing destinations.
The North and South Courses at Precise Resort El Rompido are perfect examples of resort golf on Spain’s southern coast. The interesting design incorporates typical parkland features of trees and long grass, with not so typical features like marshland and nature reserves. The 36 holes at El Rompido provide great views, and enjoyable round and also a stern test of their golfing ability.
La Monacilla Golf Club is another fantastic Huelva-based golf course, designed by José María Olazábal, it is set in a dense pine forest, with large fairways and greens which present a good level of challenge for golfers of all abilities.
The 27 holes at Islantilla Golf Course meander through trees, lakes and offer great sea views. The choice of accommodation is yours, stay onsite at the DoubleTree Islantilla hotel or at Residences Islantilla apartments.
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Hotels with alluring views and scenic beauty
The historic city of Huelva is truly a hidden gem in southwestern Spain and there is a wide range of accommodation options for you to choose from.
We recommend the luxurious Precise Resort El Rompido 5*. This modern and contemporary design 5* hotel is outstanding value for money. It has 184 rooms and 12 suites and has easy access to the beach.
There are three restaurants throughout El Rompido, two in the hotel and one in the clubhouse. El Faro is located adjacent to the swimming pool where guests can enjoy a refreshing cocktail and sample some freshly grilled fish dishes.
An excellent alternative is the Islantilla Golf Resort Hotel 4*. Located only 800 metres from the beach, it has 208 stylish comfortable rooms with all the essential amenities you’d expect. However, there is a variety of different accommodation options available in the resort, including suites and duplex bungalows and a selection of distinct dining alternatives. The resort is home to a buffet restaurant, an à la carte one, an English-style pub and a bar and grill sited on a terrace beside the huge outdoor swimming pool.
The Residences Islantilla Apartments is a luxurious hotel that offers guests contemporary rooms, with alluring views and scenic beauty at every turn. Surrounded by great golf courses and with the beach just 2km away, it is a fantastic option in Huelva. The on site spa is simply divine.
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