Golf is a sport for nature lovers. It combines strength and skill, and it is played on natural grass in the open air. In Catalonia, a few kilometres away from Marina Port Vell, we have premium golf courses with all the comforts and services to spend a memorable day.
Travel through the Catalan territory exploring the 18 holes
In the province of Barcelona there are numerous golf courses where you can practice this wonderful sport. Featuring 18 holes, the Club de Golf Barcelona is one of the golf courses with more history and tradition. It is located in Sant Esteve de Sesrovires, just 27 km from Barcelona, and has several courses to enjoy a relaxing day playing golf. Facilities also include the well-known OAK Restaurant, which offers a local Mediterranean menu in an incomparable setting. Facilities also include the famous OAK Restaurant, which offers a local Mediterranean menu in an incomparable setting.
Another must-visit 18-hole golf course is the Club de Golf Vallromanes. It is a 25-minute drive from Marina Port Vell, and its course was designed by Mr. FW Hawtree, a prestigious architect and member of one of the most important families in the field of golf course design. It is worth mentioning that the clubhouse is located in a 17th century mansion, rebuilt on the site of an old castle. In Vallromanes, you can also complement your golf day with a visit to the Aire Ancient Baths, which are located in an old farmhouse whose origins date back to 1497.
Playing golf on the Costa Brava
In the province of Girona, in front of the beautiful white sandy beach of Pals, you can find the Golf de Pals, one of the best known golf courses in the area. It was also designed by Mr. FW Hawtree and boasts of being the first golf course on the Costa Brava. Home to numerous international competitions, it is an 18-hole course ideal for playing golf in a unique environment. And after spending the morning playing golf, what could be better than enjoying a spectacular tasting menu in one of the Michelin-starred restaurants in the area, such as the Bo.Tic restaurant in Corçà, less than half an hour’s drive away.
Another of the great courses of the Costa Brava is the Golf Club Peralada. With a dream location between the sea and the Pyrenees, features a field of more than 6 kilometres suitable for all types of players. Nearby there is the magnificent Perelada Castle, which in summer hosts an excellent music festival specializing in opera and dance. Peralada Castle is home to the Michelin-starred restaurant bearing the same name.
More nearby Catalan golf courses
Other golf courses near Marina Port Vell that we cannot miss are Golf Montanyà, once frequented by Johan Cruyff; the PGA Catalunya Golf, which is the main golf resort in Spain; or the Real Club de Golf Cerdanya, in the Pyrenees.
Shall we play a few holes?