Lush Italian tranquillity
The beautiful Italian islands look set to become one of the most in-demand destinations in Europe over coming years with huge investment at the likes of the Verdura Resort in Sicily. With it’s two courses featuring the design work of Kyle Phillips, and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, it’s an ideal golfing getaway. Further North on the island of Sardinia, the resorts at Is Arenas and Is Molas offer scenic golf in lush Italian tranquillity, perfect for those looking to escape! We think every golfer should consider a golf holiday in the Italian Islands.
Why book a golf holiday to the Italian Islands?
- Sicily & Sardinia are the two largest islands in the Mediterranean
- Fantastic mediterranean climate, perfect for year round golf
- Beautiful beachces, charming small towns & great gastronomy
- Home to some of Europe's finest golf resorts - Verdura Golf Resort
Incredible golf on the Italian islands
On Sardinia, the Championship Course at Is Molas Golf Resort is a four-time host of the Italian Open, with 27-holes of golf offering beautiful views over the stunning Sardinian coastline. Ian Poulter won his first European Tour event here back in 2000 with this 7,021-yard, Par 72 golf course a tough test for those choosing to play from the back tees!
The Verdura Golf & Spa Resort on Sicily is part of the European Tour’s portfolio of properties and due to recent renovations is currently offering a composite course made up from the most testing holes from both the East and West Courses, similar to the routing played by professionals during the Sicilian Open.
The resort also offers an additional 9-holes for those looking to add a few extra holes, as well as practice range facilities and a full Performance Institute in their Academy for those looking to really work on their game! Elsewhere on Sicily, the Monasteri Golf Resort and Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa also offer incredible options for a golfing holiday. With their on-site golf courses, and luxurious accommodation offerings – there’s no need to leave the resort. However, those that do want to venture out will find easy access to the world-famous Mount Etna from the Il Picciolo Resort, with the Monasteri Golf Resort just a short hop from the ancient city of Syracuse.
Most popular golf holidays in the Italian Islands
Golf holidays in the Italian Islands
What makes a golf holiday in the Italian Islands so special?
The Italian Islands of Sardinia and Sicily are home to perhaps some of the most beautiful and tranquil surroundings in the whole of Europe. Famous for their beauty, there are few places that can rival the Islands for both a peaceful and enjoyable golf holiday.
Both Sardinia and Sicily are home to some excellent golf courses, including the European Tour destination Verdura Golf Resort which boasts stunning scenery and a fantastic layout along the impressive coastline.
Alongside the golf, the rich culture, perfect climate and delicious cuisine create an idyllic setting for a bucket list golf holiday. The crystal-clear oceans are a must for golfers and non-golfers alike, where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the islands whilst relaxing on the white sand beaches.
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Relax & unwind in a range of impressive & affordable accommodation
The choice for accommodation in both Sardinia and Sicily is fantastic, with a range of perfectly located hotels and resorts that will each offer a unique and enjoyable stay.
The Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa as well as Is Molas Golf Resort are both fantastic options.
Similarly The Verdura Golf & Spa Resort 5* is a must-stay and provides luxury accommodation within a beautiful setting. The resort is located within 230 hectares of olive groves and countryside, with 2 kilometres of beautiful private coastline for guests to enjoy and two excellent golf courses on-site.