From a cliff-side setting in Hawaii to the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the following resorts offer some of the world’s most locations in which to tee off.
With certain courses designed by golfing legends you will be sure to find courses where the beauty is matched by the top-class golf you can enjoy.
Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius
An award winning championship course located on its own island off the east coast of Mauritius, Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is a favourite among golfers worldwide. The course is definitely a challenge however you could always take a rest following your round on one of Ile aux Cerfs’ beaches.
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta, Canada
Villa d’Este, Lake Como, Italy
Built in the 1920s in the hills surrounding Lake Como, the history of the golf course at Villa d’Este reflects that of the villa itself, having welcomed royalty and aristocrats from all over Europe. Add to this the distant views of the Alps and you have one of Italy’s finest golf clubs.
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Bariloche, Argentina
Set within the Nahuel Huapi National Park in Argentina’s spectacular Lake District, it is clear that course at Llao Llao Resort & Spa is going to spoil you with views. Many of the holes are located by the lakes edge, with the snow-capped Andes as your backdrop, so be careful not to lose your focus on your game!
Dona Filipa Hotel & San Lorenzo Golf Course, Algarve, Portugal
The Algarve has long been the premier destination for golf holidays in Europe and with courses such as San Lorenzo it is not hard to see why. Overlooking the Atlantic and the marshlands of the Rio Formosa Natural Park, this course is for the exclusive use of guests of Dona Filipa hotel.
Four Seasons Resort Lana’i, Hawaii
It’s unlikely you will find any golf courses in Hawaii that doesn’t come complete with breathtaking views, whether it has a coastal or mountainous backdrop. There are two courses at the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, one of which overlooks the ocean and one at the heart of the island at the foot some verdant mountains.