Discover the Monterey Peninsula

Located on the beautiful California coastline, the Monterey Peninsula is a golfer’s paradise that includes some of California's highest-ranked courses as well as many hidden gems.

Monterey is home to one the best golf courses in the world, a regular feature on the PGA TOUR and the major roster, Pebble Beach is a breath-taking golf resort. For nature-lovers, there's no better location in California to base your stay, with Point Lobos and Big Sur nearby.

Why book a golf holiday to Monterey?

  • Home of the famous Pebble Beach Golf Links
  • Fly into San Francisco or San Jose direct from the UK
  • Excellent off the course activities such as whale watching in Monterey Bay
  • Experience the 17-mile drive along the Monterey Peninsula

Why choose a golf holiday in Monterey?

The region is home to a number of stay and play golf resorts, most notably the famed Pebble Beach and its variety of accommodation options to choose from. If you’re looking for a uniquely local experience within walking distance of the region’s shops and restaurants, we recommend The Lodge at Pebble Beach™.

A legendary California haven for guests, it offers luxury rooms with all the essential amenities. Nestled amongst the Monterey Pines, The Inn at Spanish Bay™ offers elegance and natural beauty. Each of the 269 rooms are exquisitely decorated with gas-burning fireplaces and views overlooking the grounds or coastline.

An excellent alternative is the Mediterranean style Casa Palmero, which offers 24 private rooms and is tucked quietly behind the first and second holes at Pebble Beach Golf Links™. Wherever you choose to stay, golfers are guaranteed a memorable golf holiday in reaching distance of some of California's best golf courses.

Northern California has it all

Often considered by many to be the 'Golf Capital of the World', Monterey is every golfer’s dream destination and it's little wonder. There is no place more beautiful and picturesque than Pebble Beach.

Staying and playing at Pebble Beach Golf Links is one of our most popular golf holidays due to its stunning location by the sea. Golfers can watch the crashing waves as they perfect their swing. Add in top-class accommodation, incredible hiking and great dining options and you have an unforgettable California golf trip waiting.

Our experts say...

The quality of golf on offer in Monterey is some of the best in the USA. If you're looking to stay in California's golfing capital, look no further than this glorious coastal city.

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Golf travel tips for Monterey

Best months for golfing weather:

May to September

Best months for value:

January to March

Most popular months:

June to September

Our experts recommend:

June to September

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Stay in stylish accommodation on a Monterey golf holiday

For the ultimate golf holiday in Monterey, there are a variety of luxury resorts to base your stay. The Pebble Beach® Resort offers 3 equally outstanding hotels to choose from, including the 5-star Lodge hosting 199 spacious rooms overlooking the coastline.

For a unique stay, the Mediterranean-style Casa Palmero is another idyllic retreat located on the grounds of the Pebble Beach Resort. With 24 rooms available ranging from estate rooms, spa rooms to luxury courtyard suites, the quality of service is unmatched.

If you're looking to have golf on your doorstep, the Inn at Spanish Bay is nestled among majestic Monterey pines, with rooms overlooking the Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Tom Watson-designed Links at Spanish Bay golf course. All rooms feature comfortable furnishings and a fireplace, with most having a private patio or balcony to enjoy the resorts picturesque surroundings.

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