When should I Play Golf in Mallorca?
Consider a getaway in spring or autumn when you'll see approximately 10 hours of sunshine a day and savor temperatures of up to 24 in May and October to avoid the crowds and score a bargain. Spring: Enjoy warmer temperatures and dry weather between March and May, with temperatures ranging somewhere from 17c to 24c.
The weather is pretty consistent all year round for golf holidays, However, in the summer months between July and August, the Island see the majority of its yearly tourism and expect hotel prices to increase considerably.
Mallorca is the perfect all year round golfing destination, however, the two peak seasons are March – June, and September – October. Off-peak is rather appealing however as there are bargains to be had and no trouble getting your desired tee-times!
Mallorca features as one of our Top 6 European Winter Destinations to Play Golf
What Type of Courses can I Play in Mallorca?
The quality of golf courses on the Island of Mallorca is incredibly high. Our top recommendation is the Robert Trent Jones gem Alcanada. Alcanada is easily one of the leading two golf courses on the island and has been recognized repeatedly by plenty of different golf magazines as being among the best golf courses in Europe. Other fantastic courses include:
The Best Golf Resorts in Mallorca for Golf Travel
The Island has various different areas that are particularly popular for a golf break. For lavish nightlife consider a stay in the Magalluf or Palma. Thanks to city planning and comprehensive redevelopment measures in the Old Town, the city of Palma has changed considerably. Today the so-called "Mediterranean Pearl" is more stunning than ever before and in every corner, you can sense feel the Mediterranean charm that allures thousands of visitors.
Puerto Portals is one of the fashionable spots on the island is the spot to see and be seen, and you are more than likely to photograph a few famous faces during the summer. Puerto Portals is a popular gathering spot that really comes alive at night – and not just for boat owners. Ritzi is at the esteemed harbour's most widely recognized late night spot.
For more tranquil settings, why not head north to the areas of Pollensa, The town was once a simple fishing port and is now an extremely desirable, family-friendly resort with plenty of intriguing twists to its origins.
Although the majority of the golf courses are concentrated to the Southwest of the Island, There really is a place that will find its way into travelling golfers' hearts. We can also recommend a Tenerife golf break as an alternative to Mallorca.
Here are some of the best golf resorts in Mallorca:
GOLF BREAKS IN PALMA
- Be Live Son Antem
- Castillo Hotel Son Vida
- Fergus Style Palmanova
- Melia Palma Marina
- Arabella Golf Hotel
- Son Caliu Golf Hotel
Frequently Asked Questions?
Is Mallorca expensive for a golf holiday?
There is a wide range of accommodation options to suit most people's budget for a golf trip to Mallorca, However, do expect prices to be slightly more than you would expect to pay in mainland regions of Spain. The average green fee in Mallorca is circa €100.00 excluding buggies.
What are the Best Golf Resorts in Mallorca?
They're very few typical "golf resorts" on the Island, However, the resort of Son Vida which offers two five-star hotels and three championship courses is amongst one of the finest golf resorts in the world. Stay at the luxurious Castillo Hotel Son Vida or Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel.
For those looking at a cheaper option then you can find excellent value in the resort of Be Live Son Antem with its two resort golf courses on-site.
What is the difference between Majorca and Mallorca?
They are all in the same place; the only distinction is that Mallorca is the Anglicised version of Mallorca, the Spanish pronunciation.
Where do I fly into for Golf Holidays in Mallorca?
Palma or Son Sant Joan Airport.
When is the best time to play golf?
May - July is the best time to play the courses.
Where are the best places for great nightlife?
Old Town Palma is popular with its selection of great Tapas Bars, Palma also has some great nightclubs too, the Billionaires paradise can be found in Puerto Portals with its extensive selection of trendy bars and restaurants and of course views across some of Europe’s biggest yachts, golfers love Palmanova a popular haunt for golfers and of course Magaluf with its selection of bars, restaurants, and array of nightclubs.
Which UK Regional Airports serve this destination?
Gatwick, Luton, Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, Edinburgh & Glasgow
The largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Mallorca is situated in the Mediterranean and has one of Europe’s most popular airports. Palma International airport is close to the city of Palma which is served by a majority of the UK’s airports, direct flights are approximately 2 hours 15 minutes. Many low-cost carriers operate to Palma at competitive prices.
What other activities are available here?
Mallorca offers numerous day excursions, there are options to go catamaran sailing with snorkeling included, glass-bottom boat trips for dolphin watching, there are also quad bike tours. Cycling is hugely popular in Mallorca with some fantastic scenic routes, the Cathedral de Mallorca in Palma is worth every penny of its 8€ entry fee. The Serra de Tramuntana is a craggy limestone mountain range that spans the length of the Northwest coast of the island, with spectacular scenery second-to-none certainly worth investigating. Alcudia Old Town is definitely worth a visit too with its historical buildings and tapas bars and walks along the front to the stunning Alcudia beach.
How many golf courses can I play?
There are 19 golf courses available to play to visiting golfers to the island.