Swing High for Your Next Vacation
Great news - your next golf travel adventure is just a few clicks away. With so many fantastic golf vacations available to book these days, it can be tough knowing which to pick. Fortunately, we’ve narrowed down your search to five great packages. Read on to discover our favorite golf vacation packages that include fantastic resorts, and learn what each offers. There’s a lot to discuss, so let’s tee off.
1. South Carolina, USA
On Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, you’ll find Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort - a once-in-a-lifetime golf vacation. Enjoy three golf courses of 18 holes each.
The Robert Trent Jones course sits on the water’s edge, providing iconic sunsets. Tiger Woods has played on the Arthur Hills course. On the final course, George Fazio, you’ll master the only par-70 range on Hilton Head Island.
Beyond the golf opportunities, there’s a three-mile-long beach to explore and expansive areas of natural beauty. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort offers a Group Golf Stay & Play Premier package for groups of 12 or more players. With this package, you’ll rest your head at luxury accommodation for three nights, plus play two or three rounds of golf. You’ll also be provided with discounts on golfing merchandise and local restaurants.
2. Analucía, Spain
Perhaps the best golf package in all of Europe, the Finca Cortesin golf experience is a definite hole-in-one. Guests will have the option of a three or five-night stay in a luxury suite. You’ll start the day with a complimentary breakfast in the resort’s restaurant before heading out for a day on the green.
You’ll also get a complimentary basket of fresh fruit in your room, as well as fresh flowers and access to a large spa complex.
If you opt for the three-night package, you’ll hit the course four times, while on the five-night stay, you’ll play six times. The course here is so good that it regularly hosts major golf events, including the 2023 Solheim Cup. Prices at Finca Cortesin start from just €3,375.
3. Fife, Scotland
Scotland, known around the world as ‘the home of golf,’ hosts one of the very best golf vacation packages anywhere in the world. In Fife, you can book a four-night stay at the five-star Fairmont Hotel and hit the green for hours of golf.
As part of the package, you’ll be met at the airport and driven to the luxurious hotel ready for four days of pampering, relaxing and golfing. You’ll even get to enjoy a full Scottish breakfast each day. This package costs US$1,385 and includes three separate rounds of golf, each on a different course.
This experience won the European Golf Resort of the Year award in 2012 from IAGTO and the Golf Resort of the Year award in 2011 from Golf Tourism Scotland - and it shows at every stage of this exciting vacation.
4. Florida, USA
On Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida sits TPC Sawgrass, a professional-standard golf course within a stylish resort and spa complex.
The Players Stadium Package is most suitable for individual players. Within this US$640 spend, you’ll get one-night accommodation, breakfast at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse and a round of golf.
If you want more, fear not - you can opt for the Dye’s Duo Package. You’ll get two nights’ accommodation, breakfast at TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse, one round on The Players course and a second round on Dye’s Valley Course. This package costs US$1,070 per person. The final package - the Championship Package, is similar but costs US$1,370 and includes an additional night’s stay.
At the resort, you’ll have access to eight eateries, including one which overlooks The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. There’s a beach right next door to the resort which is perfect for long strolls after 9 holes or more on the course.
5. Quintana Roo, Mexico
Talking about golf vacation packages, we can't forget Quintana Roo in Mexico. It’s a remarkable 27-hole course, guaranteeing hours of fun on your own or with your friends and family. The course is suitable for all golfing levels, and there’s even the Moon Palace Golf Academy, where amateurs can learn from professional golfers.
This course is available alongside a room booking at The Playacar Palace - a five-star establishment positioned by the glistening sea. The accommodations here overlook the beach's golden sands, which are easily accessible.
The joy of this experience is that you book the room and golf experience separately, letting you customize your package to suit your tastes and needs.