By Aron van Ziel

Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world. There are an estimated 390 million golf fans worldwide. The sport is especially popular in Europe and North America. About half of all golf courses are in North America and nearly a quarter are located in Europe. There are 8,940 golf courses in Europe. Europe also has a wide choice when it comes to golf resorts. In this blog, you can read all about the most beautiful & best golf resorts in Europe and how you can reach them the fastest.

Finca Cortesín – Malaga, Spain

We start our list with the golf resort Finca Cortesín in the south of Spain. In addition to being located close to the Mediterranean, the luxury resort also offers all other facets that are desired at a golf resort. In addition to a beautiful golf course, there is also an infinity pool, two outdoor swimming pools, restaurant and bar. The resort also offers a luxury spa with a gym. The golf resort has everything you could wish for.

In 2009, 2011 and 2012, the annual Volvo World Match Play Championships were held here. Such prestigious tournaments are held only on the best golf courses. The Finca Cortesín resort therefore has all the facilities for your perfect golf weekend. The last thing you need to know is the fastest way to get to the resort. The nearest airport is at Gibraltar and from the airport it is about 40 minutes drive to the resort.

Golf resort Finca Cortesín

Trump Turnberry – Scotland, UK

The next golf resort on our list is the Trump Turnberry resort. This resort is located in the south-west of Scotland and is located near the ocean. The resort is a true golfers paradise. There are 45 different holes. Given the size and beautiful location of the golf resort, it is no wonder that four open championships have been held here.

In addition to the golf paradise, the Turnberry offers many more options. You can spend the night in the beautiful hotel including spa. You can also go horse riding, archery or do other adventurous activities. Perhaps the best thing about the Trump Turnberry resort is the famous lighthouse, which is characteristic for the resort. The resort dates back to 1901 and is still one of the most beautiful golf resorts in Europe.

From just a 38 minutes drive of Trump Turnberry resort is Glasgow Prestwick Airport. This way you will be playing golf in no time!

Golf resort Trump Turnberry

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club – Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal

The Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is located in the south of Portugal. At this resort there are luxurious spacious villas, which offer all the conveniences you can ask for. The Monte Rei resort is located in the eastern part of the Algarve, with beautiful views of the Serra do Caldeirão mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The golf resort has an 18-hole golf course. In 2021, the club hopes to open a second golf course with an additional 18 holes.

The golf resort also has a restaurant with a Michelin star. If you visit the resort, a visit to the restaurant is highly recommended. The restaurant’s chef is Rui Silvestre, an excellent chef who knows the tricks of the trade. Besides good food and golf, you can also enjoy the beautiful spa of the resort. So you can completely relax during your golf trip.

Faro Airport is only 50 kilometers from the resort. So before you know it you are already playing golf with a beautiful view.

Monte Rei golf resort

Visit the most beautiful & best golf resorts with a private jet

Start your golf trip in a relaxed way and travel to your destination by private jet. A private jet offers many advantages. When you travel with Fly Aeolus you have access to more than 1600 different airports. This way you land closer to your destination and save time. You can of course also combine your golf trip with a gamble in the casino.

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