Palma de Mallorca is one of the tourist destinations par excellence not only within the Balearic Islands. Its beaches, gastronomy, different locations or possibilities for different activities are some of the reasons behind this choice. However, it is a destination that is less known for sports . Although the aquatic ones are more popular, the truth is that this island also offers many other options for sports. And one of them is golf . And where to practice it? The proposals are diverse – in fact the golf courses are numerous on the island – and here are some of the best not only for your practice but also to enjoy excellent panoramic views and moments of relaxation after finishing all the holes.
Arabella Golf Son Muntaner
This golf course is one of the best locations to practice this sport. It is located between the Sierra de Na Buerguesa and the bay of Palma . Among its main attractions, apart from this environment, is its length of 6226m, its design and some greens with which golfers have continuous challenges.
Within the holes, 15 stands out because there is Na Capitana or La Capitana, which is the oldest thousand-year- old olive tree in Mallorca and which is listed as a Singular Tree by the local government.
Golf Park Puntiró
The Nicklaus Design firm participated in the design of this course, which is ideal for players of all levels , since its difficulty is medium . It has 18 holes and Par 71 on a 66-hectare estate in which there is no shortage of pines, wild olive trees and carob trees.
Arabella Golf Son Quint
This course, which opened in 2007, is the newest on this island, apart from also being among the most elegant. One of its main differentiating points is its design , since it has a very open course for a really challenging game .
The course, which is also ideal for beginners and amateurs , offers impressive panoramic views of the bay of Palma and an excellent image of La Seu Cathedral , which can be seen from the 8th tee. An environment that is completed by a wide variety of native vegetation .
Arabella Golf Son Vida
Older than the previous one , was opened in 1964, this golf course is that it is the longest of the island, besides being well known in Palma de Mallorca and internationally. This environment presents different views because it is next to the mansions of the Son Vida urbanization in the Balearic capital, which is one of the most prestigious.
However, also from this golf course there are magnificent views of the bay of Palma , being another of its main attractions to enjoy after playing sports.
Regarding the data for golf, it has 18 holes , some of them are extremely difficult , since there are water hazards and fast greens , among other attractions that make it an ideal option to practice this sport.
Golf Son Gual
This golf course is close to Palma Airport . In general, it is more designed for golfers who seek a challenge in the practice of this sport within an exclusive environment .
Designed by Thomas Himmel , it has an extension of 6621m in length, Par 72 and extensive play areas so that golf practice is done in a more comfortable way. There is also no lack of obstacles , which are strategically located, or fairway bunkers that are also exquisitely placed, water and greens protection bunkers to enjoy golf and enjoy unlimited practice .