Plan your vacation in the Caribbean, Europe, Canada and Mexico around one of these unique golf and spa resorts where you can play a round of scenic golf, followed by a relaxing treatment at the spa.
The Caribbean Islands
The Caribbean island offer many great golf & spa resorts where you can combine relaxation in the sun with scenic golf and spa treatments. Tortuga Bay Hotel in the Dominican Republic offers championship golf, Six Senses Spa, eight restaurants and a collection of luxury villas designed by Oscar de la Renta. Provo Golf & Country Club has a 18 hole championship golf course with scenic views.
Tryall Club in Jamaica features a Ralph Plummer-designed golf course which hosted several international events, such as Johnnie Walker World Championships, Mazda Champions and Jamaica Classic. The Ritz-Carlton, Jamaica offers the White Witch golf course designed by Robert von Hagge and Rick Baril. The course is famous beacause if offers scenic views of the Caribbean Sea from 16 of its 18 holes.
Scottish golf and spa resorts and famous for their challenging and scenic golf course layouts. Carnoustie Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa has a championship golf course and a luxury spa. Moreover, there are 200 golf courses within a two hours drive of the hotel, giving golfers an incredible selection of places to play on vacation. Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland is set on 520 scenic acres on the coast of Scotland. The hotel has two golf courses: the new Kittocks course (previously the Devlin) and the Torrance course. The spa has 12 treatment rooms where you can soothe your sore muscles after a day of golf. The Gleneagles Hotel has three scenic golf courses and an European-style spa.
Mexico offers vacationers scenic golf, full-service spas and sandy beaches. The Fairmont Acapulco Princess offers 36 holes of championship golf, Willow Stream Spa and five swimming pools, including tropical waterfalls and lagoon. Rosewood Mayakoba guests have access to the signature Greg Norman 7,000-yard, 18-hole golf course, El Camaleon, and Sense, A Rosewood Spa. You can also stay at the nearby Fairmont Mayakoba and play on the same course.Las Ventanas al Paraiso is near six great golf courses, offers a luxury spa and 61 individually furnished suites.
Canadian golf and spa resorts are a popular summer vacation destination, offering scenic golf and relaxing spas. Fairmont Algonquin has a 18-hole golf course and an extensive golf school offering customized clinics for men, women and couples. Le Manoir Richelieu in Quebec offers scenic golf and a health club with an indoor pool, two outdoor all-season pools, two whirlpools and a steam room. Jasper Park Lodge is a mountain golf vacation getaway with beautiful views of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada.
The Dromoland Castle golf course is surrounded by the beautiful Irish countryside and offers spectacular views of the 16th century castle. The resort has a luxurious spa, beautiful gardens and many outdoor vacation activities. Mount Juliet is home to the 18-hole signature golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and The Golf Academy where you can improve your game while on vacation. The Spa at Mount Juliet includes a health club with a 15-meter swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gymnasium. At Ashford Castle in Ireland, vacationers can play golf, go fishing, lake cruising and horseback riding. Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort is a 840-acre estate with a relaxing spa and a Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed championship golf course.
Italy offers a good selection of golf and spa resorts where vacationers can enjoy scenic golf while getting treatments at European-style spas. Verdura Resort in Sicily has two championship 18-hole courses and a 9-hole course. This beach resort has a spa with a varied menu of balancing mind-body treatments and therapies. On your vacation, explore the beautiful island of Sicily, famous for its archeological sites, delicious cuisine and beautiful coastline. Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea - if you drive along the east coast you can observe the famous volcano Mount Etna, the most active volcano in the world. Summers in Sicily are hot and dry, so visit in the spring or fall to enjoy the best weather.
Palazzo Arzaga in the Italian Alps has two golf courses with scenic mountain views: the Jack Nicklaus II, Championship Golf Course, and on the Gary Player, Inland Links Golf Course. The PGA of Europe Golf Academy at Palazzo Arzaga offers lessons and tools that can help you take your golf game to a new level. The spa at Palazzo Arzaga is centered around healring thermal waters and gives you the chance to try a number of innovative treatments on your golf & spa vacation. After or game of golf, try the "Thirsty Skin Soother" to hydrate your face and body. The spa treatment includes Himanthalia Elongata, a mineral-rich algae with intensive moisture-retaining powers, harvested off the west coast of France.