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Increases golf boom in Mallorca

The island has become the main destination for second-home buyers who want to practice their favorite sport throughout the year.

Golf is given special attention in Mallorca, thanks to its warm and sunny climate. The current offer of golf courses in the Balearics is 25 routes, 23 of which are in Mallorca. The vast majority are 18-hole courses, with Pollensa and Golf Santa Ponsa III 9 holes. There is also a pitch & putt course in Son Quint Golf. Mallorca stands out as the best golf destination in the Mediterranean and Spain. Around the golf courses, all located in stunning locations with sea views on the island, are the most exclusive luxury villas, some belonging to personalities from all fields internationally.

One of Mallorca’s oldest and courses is Poniente Golf Club, near Sant Ponsa, it offers a relaxed atmosphere and is ideal for those staying in Santa Ponsa, Palmanova and Magaluf, just 12km away from Palma. It was designed by John Harris and opened in 1978, it’s a perfect choice to any level golfer. Also in Santa Ponsa is a large, three course golf complex – Santa Ponsa Golf Club. Only one of these courses is open to the public but it is Mallorca’s most popular golf course. Another complex of three golf courses is at Son Vida Arabella Golf, to the north of Palma, you can access Son Muntaner, Son Quint and Son Vida. The most challenging golf course is the one at Pula. Situated in the north-east of Mallorca, in Son Servera close to the bay of Cala Millor. It was opened in 1995 and originally designed by D.Santiago Sota. From 2004-2006, the course was redesigned by Jose Maria Olazabal to prepare it for use on the International Pro-Tour.


Also esteemed is the Alcanada Golf Club near Pollensa, which has a coastal setting for its pro course, designed by architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. Alcanada Golf Club is the only golf course in Mallorca that is right next to the sea. Lighthouse Alcanada Island, located only about 150 meters into the sea is part Anagram club. Pollenca Golf Club is only 9 holes but its location is pretty spectacular, with great views down towards Pollenca Bay and the mountains. For a more exclusive round of golf, stay at the Rotana Hotel which has its own 9-hole private golf course.
Andratx Golf Club was designed by the famous Gleneagles, Scotland, and opened in 2000. The 18 hole championship course is well known as one of the most difficult and challenging in Mallorca.


The above is only a sample since we can say that Mallorca has it all in terms of golf is concerned, a considerable number of golf courses of high quality and within walking distance, an enviable climate and good flight connections with Germany, the main market in this regard.
In addition to the golf courses and the traditional sun and beach offer, Mallorca offers visitors a wide range of cultural, dining, entertainment and shopping, turning the Mediterranean island in the perfect golf destination and holidays.

Around the golf courses are some of the most exclusive island villas and luxury apartment communities that feature the best amenities. Golf villas, an emerging midrange luxury category, often border courses, offering homeowners the chance to enjoy their passion for this sport at all times. The houses are adapted to the environment in which they are located, mountainous areas, near the beach, close to the city … and are all highly coveted. High-end German buyers look for homes in Son Vida and Andratx, while some British buyers might look farther afield, like the area around Pollensa on the far north of the Tramuntana range, where there are sandy beaches as well as mountain views.


Feel free to visit our wide selection of properties, we have the best villas and apartments near golf courses in areas such as Pollença, Andratx, Son Vida, Alcúdia, Canyamel …

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