They are varied and offer a stunning backdrop for golf enthusiasts. There is something for everyone, be it green parks, mountains or views of the Mediterranean. Mallorca is a golfer's paradise. We reveal which are the best and most beautiful golf courses in Mallorca and what the different golf clubs have to offer.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Overview of golf clubs in Mallorca
- The golfing stronghold in the southwest
- Golfing in Palma: golf courses in the capital
- Golfing in the north of the island
- Golf courses in the east of Mallorca
- Golfing in Mallorca: perfect for networking
- FAQ about golfing in Mallorca
Overview of golf clubs in Mallorca
Mallorca offers much more besides holidays, beach, sea and party. The golf scene in particular is constantly growing on the Balearic island.
However, the hobby is not only suitable for short holidaymakers; more and more locals are devoting themselves to the outdoor activity. The special thing about golfing on Mallorca: the extraordinary landscapes in the different corners of the island.
Those who want to play golf on Mallorca can choose between 24 different golf courses. They are located in the north, east, south and west of the island. Especially the southwest is densely populated with golf courses. Six of the golf courses alone are located around the capital Palma de Mallorca. Thus, the capital is a golf hotspot for professionals and newcomers.
The high season for golf in Mallorca usually takes place in March, April and May. A second season usually begins in September and lasts until November. However, Mallorca's golf courses are busy all year round.
Of the 24 golf courses on the island, three are private. Accordingly, only guests of the hotel or the respective golf club are allowed to play golf on these courses. Without any time pressure, golf fans can let off steam and tee off in peace. These golf courses include:
- Golf Santa Ponsa II, 18-hole private course
- Golf Santa Ponsa III, 9-hole private course
- La Reserva Rotana Greens 9 hole
Green fees of the golf courses
Member or not? Sure, usually there are always many advantages for the people concerned with memberships. Golfing on Mallorca is no different: depending on the form of membership, you can tee off on the golf courses at any time without incurring further costs. Nevertheless, golfing is also possible without a membership: You only have to pay the so-called green fee.
The green fee is to be understood as an entrance fee to the golf course. By paying the green fee, golfers are allowed to play on the 18 and 9 holes as well as the short course. However, tee times must be booked for this. There are 21 golf courses on Mallorca for green fee players. The classification of the golf courses is as follows:
- 19 golf courses with 18 holes
- 1 golf course with 9 holes
- 1 golf course as Pitch + Putt Executive facility
Green fee prices on the Spanish island vary. Of course, they depend on the respective golf club and the season. In the high season, a green fee of 100.00 euros per day can be assumed on average, in the low season this amount is 80.00 euros per day. The cheapest green fees are around 65.00 euros per day. The lowest amounts can be found in the table:
|Golf Club in Mallorca||Price per day|
|Real Golf de Bendinat||70,00 €|
|Son Antem Ost||74,00 €|
|Golf Maioris||75,00 €|
|Santa Ponsa I||75,00 €|
|Golf Son Termes||78,00 €|
|Canyamel Golf||83,00 €|
For more information, you can contact the golf facilities by e-mail or telephone.
The Golf Clubs of Mallorca: Handicap Classification
Golf courses in Mallorca have different handicap requirements. Most golf courses are suitable for Hcp 0 to -36. For golfers and with Hcp-37 to Hcp-57, there are a small number of golf courses on Mallorca. At these courses, tee times and green fees can usually be booked at lunchtime. If the higher handicappers were also teeing off at the same time on the course, it would lead to slower play on the course. Therefore, Hcp 0 to -34 have priority. The following courses offer tee times and green fees for golfers under Hcp-30:
|Arabella Golf Son Quint||18||Camí de Son Rapinya, 38 07013 Palma Illes Balears Spain|
|Arabella Golf Son Quint Executive||9||Camí de Son Rapinya, 38 07013 Palma Illes Balears Spain|
|Arabella Golf Son Vida Golf||18||Camí de Son Vida, 38 07013 Palma Spain|
|Golf Maioris||18||Camí de Cabo Blanco, Km 7 07609 Palma Illes Balears Spain|
|Golf Son Antem Ost – Resort Course||18||Ctra. MA19, Salida 20 07620 Llucmajor Balearic Islands Spain|
|Golf Park Mallorca Punitro||18||S'Estanyol de Puntiró Cami Vell de Sineu Km 9.45 07198 Palma Illes Balears Spain|
All other golf courses have strict handicap controls. It is therefore a good idea to always have your club card with your handicap on it. On these golf courses you can tee off relaxed with a handicap of -0 to -36:
|Arabella Golf Son Muntaner||Hcp 36/36||18||Carrer Miquel Lladó, s/n 07013 Palma Balearic Islands Spain|
|Golf de Andratx||Hcp 28/35||18||Carrer Cromlec, 1 07160 es Camp de Mar Illes Balears Spain|
|Golf de Son Termens||Hcp 36/36||18||Ctra. de S'Esglaieta a Santa Maria, Km 10 07193 Bunyola Islas Baleares Spain|
|Golf Santa Ponsa I||Hcp 27/35||18||Urbanització Santa Ponça, S/N, 07184 Calvià Balearic Islands Spain|
|Golf Son Antem West – Championship Course||Hcp 27/35||18||Ctra. MA19, Salida 20 07620 Llucmajor Balearic Islands Spain|
|Golf Son Gual Mallorca||Hcp 28/36||18||Ma 15 - Palma - Manacor, Km 11,5, 07199 Palma Balearic Islands Spain|
|Real Golf de Bendinat||Hcp 36/36||18||Carrer Campoamor, s/n 07181 Bendinat Illes Balears Spain|
|T Golf & Country Club Pontiente||Hcp 28/34||18||T Golf Calvia, Camí Cala Figuera, s/n 07181 Balearic Islands Spain|
|Vall D’Or Golf||Hcp 36/36||18||Ctra Cala d’Or - Portocolom, Km. 7,7 07669 Felanitx Balearic Islands Spain|
|Capdepera Golf||Hcp 36/36||18||Carretera Artà - Capdepera Km 3.5, 07570 Artà Balearic Islands Spain|
|Canyamel Golf||Hcp 36/45||18||Avd d´es Cap Vermell 07589 Capdepera Illes Balears Spain|
|Club de Golf Alcanda||Hcp 33/35||18||Carretera del Faro, s/n 07400 Port d'Alcúdia Balearic Islands Spain|
|Club de Golf Son Servera||Hcp 36/36||18||Carretera del Faro, s/n 07400 Port d'Alcúdia Balearic Islands Spain|
|Golf Pollensa||Hcp 36/36||9||Urb. Can Porquer, 30A 07460 Pollença Illes Balears Spain|
Mallorca is not only ideal for professionals and advanced players, but also for those who have rediscovered their love of golf. In addition to first-class golf courses, the island also offers some renowned golf schools for newbies. If you want to learn how to play golf, network and find a new passion in nature, the following schools are the right choice:
European Golf School Mallorca:
Juan Schmidt Coll founded the golf school in Palma in 1990. He offers his courses for beginners and advanced players on 5 different golf courses of your choice. Especially ideal for beginners: The golf professional teaches how golf technique and course rules work on the most beautiful courses on Mallorca. After only 5 days, participants can take the golf course entrance exam.
Monnard Widmer Golf School
A breath of fresh air from Switzerland: The Monnard Widmer Golf School has been serving golf fans on Mallorca for over 20 years. They offer intensive courses, course-ready golf courses as well as modern learning methods such as High Speed Video, FlightScope Radar technology or the Boditrak pressure mat. From private lessons, group golf courses to family courses: the duo Michel Monnard and Tobias Widmer offer an all-round package at the Capdepera golf course in Mallorca.
German Golf Academy
The German Golf Academy is based at 5 different golf courses in Mallorca. Among others in: Golf Son Antem, Golf Santa Ponsa, Golf de Andratx, Club de Golf Alcanada and Pula Golf Resort. At all locations, PGA golf trainers offer introductory courses, courses for beginners or private courses.
The golfing stronghold in the southwest
Fine sand, deep blue water, beautiful old towns and lively streets - the southwest of Mallorca stands out for its versatility and offers an unforgettable experience for everyone. It is not only the cultural stronghold of the country, but also the centre of golfing in Mallorca. In breathtaking natural surroundings, tee-offs can be made on the most beautiful golf courses on the island. A small overview of the most famous golf courses shows the golf paradise in the southwest of Mallorca:
Real Golf de Bendinat
Now it's getting hilly! The Club Real Golf de Bendinat has a course that resembles a work of art. Fairways, water hazards and trees make golfing at this golf club in Mallorca something very special. A golfers' tunnel also helps players to get to the other side of the motorway, where they can continue to tee off. The golf course has 18 holes and a par 71. Those who need some privacy can simply make themselves at home in the clubhouse - royals and many celebrities have already taken a breather here.
Golf Santa Ponça
The golf course of the same name is located directly near the coastal town of Santa Ponça. The course has one of the longest par 5 holes in Europe. The golf course is known for its long and narrow holes. Professionals like to play at Santa Ponça: the European Tour has already played there six times. The large complex is complemented by two more courses.
Golf de Andratx
If you are looking for a challenging and difficult golf course, you will find it in the southwest of Mallorca: The Golf Club de Andratx is one of the most outstanding courses in the Mediterranean. The course is ideal for professional golfers, because at 609 metres, it has the longest hole in Spain. The slightly hilly nature of the course as well as bunkers and water hazards also provide excitement during play. The 18-hole course with four par 5 holes and seven ponds offers a view of the bay of Camp de Mar,
T Golf Calvia
Golfing on a stunning course: T Golf Calvia is one of the oldest golf courses on the island. It is an 18-hole, 72-par course on a hilly landscape. The club has 15 lakes and many bunkers, so the game becomes more challenging.
Golfing in Palma: Golf courses in the capital city
Palma offers deep relaxation and even more: around the capital there are several golf courses waiting to be discovered. The best golf courses in the capital can be found here:
T Golf Palma
T Golf Palma is located in the immediate vicinity of the capital. A unique golf course near Palma, imitating classic American golf courses. It is an 18-hole course with par 71, the property has 66 hectares. The American style was combined with Mediterranean flair; wild olive trees and mastic bushes adorn the course and maintain the island's nature. Especially the network of connecting paths, the so-called car paths, are ideal to reach the courses without any worries.
Golf Son Muntaner
A quick game of golf before an evening cocktail? It is only a few kilometres from Palma's city centre to Golf Son Muntaner. The course has an 18-hole, par 72 course. Despite its proximity to the city, you feel connected to nature at this golf club: The field is designed like a rural idyll. Professional and amateur golfers can look forward to restaurants and a golf academy here.
Golf Son Quint
One of the newest golf courses on Mallorca is Golf Son Quint. The golf club belongs to the Arabella Golf Group and has a big surprise for golfers: directly on the course, you get an exclusive view of Palma's landmark, the cathedral. The 18-hole course is suitable for beginners and advanced players and also offers a clubhouse with pool.
Golfing in the north of the island
Deep in the north of the country, apart from mountains, picturesque bays and historical sights, there are also opportunities for golfers.
Club de Golf Alcanada
Not far from the bay of Alcúdia is the Club de Golf Alcanada. The course is one of the most beautiful golf clubs in Europe. It is surrounded by olive trees, pine trees and a nature reserve. To protect these, the golf course blends into the area without harming the environment. The course has 18 holes and a golf academy.
The 9-hole golf course Golf Pollensa offers full comfort: In addition to the two longest holes in Mallorca, the golf club also offers plenty of space to relax. The pool and the view of the sea provide deep relaxation and enjoyment. There are also golf lessons for beginners.
Golf courses in the east of Mallorca
Mountains, sandy beaches, coves, villages, towns and valleys - they all exist in the east of the island of Mallorca. All the characteristics of the other parts of the island come together in the east, so this area also offers an excellent ambience and area for golfers. Here is a little insight into the golfing world of the east:
Golf Son Servera
The golf course is one of the oldest in the Balearic Islands: it offers views of Cala Millor Bay and has exceptional mountain landscapes. The course also has 18 holes and a par 72. The atmosphere is suitable for anyone looking for a family environment and who enjoys being in a happy mood.
Classic golf: Newcomers can practise their tee-offs in comfort on the golf club's course. Above all, the practice facilities, which can be played on both sides, make this possible. The course is surrounded by stone walls, which are spread over the entire area. There are 18 holes and par 73s on the course. There is a stone house on the 9th hole, where nature lovers can also admire land tortoises.
If you want to play challenging golf, Golf Pula is the right place for you. The golf course has wide fairways that were reworked many years ago. In addition, beginners can take golf lessons at the course's own golf academy. The course has 18 holes and par 72.
Golfing on Mallorca: Perfect for networking
Golfing in Mallorca offers networking opportunities. Most golf courses already offer opportunities to get to know each other in the respective clubhouses as well as restaurants, but even after teeing off on the golf course, the island offers a great variety of experiences and activities.
Those who still want to relax on the most beautiful beaches, visit creative galleries or enjoy a delightful coffee can look forward to a varied selection. Directly near the golf course!
Golfing in Mallorca
There are 24 golf courses on Mallorca: 21 of them are public, tee times and green fees have to be booked and paid. Three of the golf clubs are private: access to these is only possible as a guest of the associated hotels or restaurants.
The high season extends through March and into May. In September, golfers can look forward to the second season of the year. This runs until the first weeks of November. However, most golf clubs on Mallorca can be visited all year round.