Unlimited Golf on The Costa Daurada
Story published at 13:56, Friday, August 15th, 2014
Costa Daurada, the Catalan destination on Spain’s north east coast, has launched a series of unlimited golf winter packages for golfers to discover the allures of the nation’s newest golf destination.
Winter packages afford unlimited golf at the region’s championship-proven layouts. Consistently sought out by national training squads and teaching professionals throughout the winter, the Costa Daurada’s excellent facilities, accessibility from Barcelona International Airport and a mild winter climate make it the increasing golf destination of choice.
Three, five and seven nights’ stay and play packages vary from two days unlimited golf and three nights’ accommodation from €239, to five days golf and seven nights from €499.
Golfers can choose between a selection of 4* and 5* hotels that best suit their holiday needs; award-winning spa facilities at Hotel Estival Park, free airport and golf transfers with Hotel Vil.la Romana or proximity to restaurants, shops and nightlife afforded by Hotel Tryp Port Cambrils. For the full menu of fantastic offers visit Costa Daurada Golf Association:Costa Daurada bookings
The region offers a diverse portfolio of golf courses to choose from. An assortment of 18-hole layouts and family-friendly pitch & putts make up the range and feature noted golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jnr., and golfing greats Greg Normanand Bernhard Langer.
Home to 45 holes of golf, Lumine Golf Club has hit the spotlight in European golfing circles as host to European Tour Qualifying School Stage 2, as well as the Nordea Tour Winter Series and the Challenge de Catalunya. The Lakes Course, designed by Greg Norman is a challenging links-style layout while the more traditional Hills Course runs through pines and olive trees with views of the nearby coastline. Finally, the 9-hole Ruins Course, another Norman design, weaves through Roman archaeological remains to complete the golf offering of immaculately presented facilities.
Thanks to excellent on-site practise, accommodation and leisure facilities, Bonmont Golf Club has established a reputation as a destination for all the family as well as an excellent base for winter training for leading amateurs and professionals. The course itself, a former home of the Volvo Tour’s Catalan Open, continues to draw attention today, thanks to the mountainous and ocean-front scenery offered from Robert Trent Jones Jr’s rolling fairways.
The region’s first golf course, Club de Golf Costa Dorada Tarragona, seamlessly integrates into a scenic valley, flanked by typically Mediterranean vegetation and boasting a traditionally Catalan-styled clubhouse.
Closest to the popular coastal resort, Salou, Club de Golf Reus Aigüesverds is set among olive and almond trees, with its own pool and padel courts, while La Graiera Golf Course offers views of mountains and sea, and features several water hazards to be negotiated. Bernhard Langer designed Panoramica Golf & Country Club, has hosted several Ladies European Tour events and thanks to expert conditioning has come to be known as ‘Little Valderrama’.
A further selection of pitch & putt courses spread throughout the region create a wealth of options forgolfing families of all abilities.
If not for golf, Costa Daurada is certainly best known for its cuisine: Michelin-starred restaurants and top-rate tapas are not hard to come by in a region distinct for its culinary talents. Festivals, such as the Wine and Gastronomy Show in the region’s cuisine capital Cambrils, celebrate the unique favours produced locally. 80 miles of blue flag beaches, the historical appeal of the provincial capital, Tarragona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Europe’s tallest rollercoaster at PortAventura, contribute much to Costa Daurada’s growing appeal for golfers seeking a memorable holiday.
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Costa Daurada Golf www.costadauradagolf.com
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