The cultural capital of Majorca
A vibrant city with a great history and culture behind it, Palma is a destination which offers fantastic year-round weather and access to some of Europe’s best courses. There is an array of fantastic hotels and resorts in Palma offering golfers great luxury accommodation, which when combined with the city’s renowned nightlife and the great sea views on offer its no wonder why Palma is such a popular golf break destination.
Why play golf in Palma?
- Capital of Majorca & largest city on the island
- Famous for La Seu, the large gothic Cathedral on Palma's waterfront
- Great options for a city & golf break with culture & gastronomy
- Groups will love Palma, with plenty of evening entertainment options
- For a quieter golf break, try Portals, Santa Ponsa, Alcudia & Cala Millor
- 10 Golf Courses within 30 mins, including highly ranked Son Gual
Golf in the year-round sun of Palma
A city bursting with lively Spanish culture and some of the best courses in Europe, it’s no wonder why golf holidays to Palma are so popular. What makes Palma golf courses special isn’t just the fantastic climate in the region, the views on offer here are truly marvellous and golfers will really have their breath taken away by some of the incredible natural landscapes in Palma.
Real Golf Bendinat is a top Palma golf course, which golfers should definitely make time to visit if in the city. The course is characterised by its gently sloping terrain and scenic views from a number of the holes, a fun layout all-round for golfers of every ability.
Golf Son Gual is another Palma golf course golfers should not miss out on if in the region. A stunning championship course located just north of Palma, it is a magnificent 7250-yards in length which requires golfers to remain focussed throughout their round.
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Friendly locals, sunshine & championship courses
Always a pleasure to visit, Palma is a city which is extremely popular with holidaymakers who love its character, friendly locals and of course its sunshine. The good news for golfers is they can take advantage of all this as well as the city’s collection of excellent golf courses. There are many notable Palma golf courses for you to experience, however, some highlights include the excellent tree-lined parkland course at Real Golf Bendinat, both championship courses at Arabella Golf and the beautiful Robert Trent Jones Jnr designed course at Alcanada Golf Club.
What makes Palma golf courses truly special though, is the variety they offer. Golfers who stay in Palma can expect to be playing a traditional parkland course one day followed by a contemporary links course the next day. A a few courses have a desert-style feel, and it seems as though the variety on offer in Palma is endless. Plus, when you consider its warm continental climate, range of hotels and frequent flights from the UK, Palma should be right up there among the best locations for your next golf holiday.
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Stay and play along the pretty seafront
Palma is already a very popular tourist destination which is great news for golfers who can expect to stay in a variety of pure luxury hotels/resorts while they experience the best Palma golf courses. While it can be difficult to choose what’s best for you and your group, here’s three of our customer favourites.
Melia Palma Marina is a superb seafront 4* hotel conveniently located a mere 5 minutes away from the local beach. The hotel consists of a range of modern spacious rooms which come with a host of great amenities including 37-inch LCD TV, individually controlled air conditioning, WiFi, sofa, coffee table and modern bathroom all as standard. The onsite Diana Restaurant will cater for all your eating needs with buffet breakfasts in the morning and dinner in the evening. It’s a great all-round choice for groups and is bound to satisfy everyone.
Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel is one of Palma’s best golf-specific hotels. With 93 beautifully furnished rooms, the hotel boasts beautiful views of the countryside and onsite gardens. Plus, with an excellent onsite golf course and superb restaurant, the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel is well worthy of its 5* rating. Another brilliant choice, especially for couples, you can’t go wrong picking the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel, it's one of our favourites!
The Hotel Joan Miró Museum is an excellent 3* hotel located right in the centre of Palma. Consisting of 97 spacious rooms with all the modern amenities including Air conditioning, satellite TV, bathroom, terrace and free Wi-Fi. Its central location makes it an extremely popular choice especially for large groups who want ease of access to Palma.