Golf Breaks: Changing Up Stale Routines with New Adventure
Golf breaks in Europe are a cultural experience. Enjoy different landscapes and play on world class courses. When not on the links, adventure out to get a flavour of the local culture. Portugal, Spain and Scotland are three different options wholly unique.
Where lush courses meet adventure for all
The Portuguese island of Madeira offers mountain backdrops with sun all year long for suitable golf conditions. Santo de Serra has a challenging and picturesque course making the most of the landscape of trees and lakes. Off the course, challenge yourself with a hike on the tallest mountain stairs on the island Pico Ruivo. For the ultimate retreat, Ribeira de Janela is a beachside vineyard town with crystal-coloured pools to indulge your senses.
Near the Eastern inlet of the Alboran Sea, Finca Cortesin is a world class golf resort considered to be in the top five in all of Spain. While the resort has everything you could desire for a relaxing golf break, venture into the sea on a sail boat charter for the day. Work your way up the coast to enjoy the art and fine dining in Malaga, which boasts historic citadels along the skyline.
The birthplace of golf, Scotland has been home to amazing golf for centuries. The lush, rolling landscapes and quirky weather conditions make the courses both challenging and thrilling. Scotland boasts many British Open Championship courses for any enthusiast to see how they would fare against their favourite pro. Off the links, visit a 5,000 year-old neolithic village of Skara Brae on Orkney. Go to Knoydart on the west coast, where a 28-km walk will reward you with a drink at the most remote pub and B&B in Scotland.
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