The Costa Brava is known for its dreamy beaches, its cuisine and its rich history and culture.
However, not everyone is aware of that it is also a top golfing destination. With world-class golf courses and a Mediterranean climate perfect for outdoor activities, the Costa Brava is an ideal option for those looking for a unique golf experience.
One of the main attractions of the Costa Brava as a golf destination is its impressive variety of courses. From Camiral Golf & Wellness, formerly known as PGA Catalunya Golf & Wellness, to the Empordà Golf Club, the region has some of the most beautiful and challenging courses in Europe. The Costa Brava’s golf courses are designed to appeal to both beginners and experts and offer impressive views of the Mediterranean and the region’s stunning natural scenery. The following are some of the finest golf courses on the Costa Brava:
Club de Golf Costa Brava: This 27-hole course is set in the heart of the Costa Brava in the town of Santa Cristina d’Aro. Designed by Hamilton Stutt, the course offers a challenging golfing experience with stunning panoramic views of the Mediterranean.
Santa Cristina d'Aro. Steve Carr.
Club de Golf Peralada: Located in the town of Peralada, this 18-hole course is one of the most impressive in the region. Designed by Jordi Soler, the course offers a unique combination of nature, culture and golf.
Peralada. Steve Carr.
Club Golf d’Aro – Mas Nou: This 18-hole course is set on top of a mountain with panoramic views of the Costa Brava. Designed by Ramón Espinosa, the course offers an exciting and challenging game for players of all levels.
Platja d'Aro. Steve Carr.
Empordà Golf: With two 18-hole courses designed by Robert von Hagge, Empordà Golf is one of the most popular golf destinations on the Costa Brava. The Links and Forest courses offer a unique and challenging experience for golfers.
Gualta. Steve Carr.
Golf de Pals: This 18-hole course is located on Pals beach, surrounded by pine trees and sand dunes. Designed by Fred Hawtree, this challenging course offers an unforgettable golfing experience.
Pals. Steve Carr.
Camiral Golf & Wellness: This 36-hole (PGA Stadium Course & Tour Course) golf course forms part of the resort, one of the most prestigious golf resorts in the whole of Spain. Designed by Neil Coles and Ángel Gallardo, the course offers a world-class golfing experience combined with a range of premium quality hotel services.
Caldes de Malavella. Steve Carr.
Torremirona Golf Club: This 18-hole course is located in the town of Navata, surrounded by impressive natural scenery and lakes. Designed by Eugenio Aguado, the challenging course offers a unique golfing experience on the Costa Brava.
Navata. Steve Carr.
Par 3 Gualta: This 18-hole course in the town of Gualta is one of most entertaining golfing experiences on the Costa Brava, with a course that is both challenging and exciting, making it perfect for players of all levels.
Gualta. Steve Carr.
The Costa Brava is also the ideal place to combine a round of golf with a whole host of other tourist activities. After a day out on the course, visitors can enjoy the Costa Brava beaches , visit historic cities, such as Girona and discover the region’s culinary delights. There is also a wide variety of top quality accommodation to choose from, ranging from luxurious golf resorts to charming boutique hotels.
The Costa Brava is also a popular venue for world-class golf events. From international tournaments to corporate events, the region is the perfect place to hold any type of golfing event, with state-of-the-art facilities, catering services and accommodation options to cater for events of any size.
In short, the Costa Brava is a first-class golf destination with a wide variety of courses, hotels and tourist activities to enjoy. If you love golf and are looking for an unforgettable holiday destination, look no further than the Costa Brava.