Why leave your passions and hobbies behind when escaping to somewhere exotic, when you can design a holiday completely surrounding it - a golfer going a week or two without spending some time on the course sounds ludicrous! Golfing is not only a great way to recalibrate the mind and relax. But it also has many other benefits, such as providing a way to include the closest people in your life with something you love.
To help you decide on why golfing holidays abroad are so great and exactly the most exquisite places you can stay and play, we have created a guide to provide some direction. Take a look an escape to a world where you can live and breath your passion!
An abundance of space doesn’t just belong on the golf course, Villa Palo Alto has gardens, pools, lounge areas which expand over 900 hectares of green grounds - all while exposed to the magnificent Mediterranean sea. Not only does this luxury villa belong on the side of a hill to one well-kept golf course, but two! And when you have finished competing in the day, relax in the hammam or further the thrill with a movie in the cinema room. This villa has so much to offer, it is everything you need for a golfing break.
Overlooking hole 6 of the magnificent Amelkis golf course, Dar Paipoiu is an architectural dream and its 180-degree views of the Atlas mountains are really something to be in awe of. This villa boasts a spacious yet inviting design, with warm tones decorating throughout. While this home is a great sanctuary, seeing players right through your window is likely to pull you outside.
The Anahita Villa offers an uncompromised experience, the 18-hole golf course and the blue lagoon of the Indian ocean only seem to harmonise together to create an inspiring view. Have a private chef cook a spectacular meal and then head to the waterfront village and enjoy the many luxury facilities which this resort has to offer.
Considered golfing in Bali? After laying your eyes on Villa Tantangan, you most definitely will! On a day off, you can float in the infinity pool overlooking the ocean, or wonder to the beach as it is within perfect walking distance. Although, when you are ready to pick up your golfing iron again, your very own private golf buggy will be awaiting you.
Located on the cliffs on a corner of the island, this luxury villa makes for the perfect haven for golfing holidays. Anguilla Estate was designed to host the entire family with up to 20 guests and it encourages everyone to get together to share moments over meals with its expansive outdoor dining area. Not only does this villa have its own private buggy, you can use it to zip to one of the three neighbourhood beaches, all with the finest white sands.
Just minutes from the world-class 27 hole golf course, Villa Liz offers something magical, boasting a grand swimming pool surrounded by a tropical garden with birds of paradise and palm trees. This luxury villa brings forward traditional Moroccon luxury with a hammam and massage room. There is nothing else you could ask for!
Villa Claire Royal Palm, also based in the stunning Marrakech, offers the perfect balance between spacious modernity and an intimate setting for family or friends to get together - situated right next to the hotel's golf course! Whether you want to enjoy a coffee in the morning under the pavilion by the pool or bunch up together with loved ones inside by the fire in the evening, This luxury Morrocan villa has got you covered.
If you wish to cool off after a day on the course, choose between two incredible pools to dive into. You will find Villa Tamalia in the exclusive Tamarina gof Estate, five minutes from the beach and two minutes from the course. Exclusivity doesn’t stop at the resort, if you are looking to stay at this luxury villa for longer than a week; use of the spa, a royal daily breakfast, a new Audi and even half a day per week on a yacht are all complimentary during your stay!
On the west coast of the island, you will find Villa Tarimpu, ideal for anyone who wishes to embrace the activities that Mauritius has to offer. For groups who want to spend quality time together, yet indulge in some privacy, you will appreciate the second independent apartment which houses the last bedroom. If you would rather change things up from your private golf buggy, adventure out on one of your many bicycles.
Our final villa in Mauritius has to be Villa Anahita Solaia Sun. This stunning multi-storey villa overlooks both the signature Ernie Els golf course and the ocean. Its various sliding glass doors allow natural light to flood in while framing the most amazing vista. Barbeques, terraces and an infinity pool awaits you for when you complete your day on the golf course.
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