Following the release of Netflix’s 2023 Full Swing documentary series, golf is becoming more popular than ever, with many looking to book a golfing holiday, whether with friends or family. Even for the most esteemed golfers, choosing the right holiday destination can be a challenging task. Travellers are looking for picturesque settings and crisp fairways, high quality courses and driving ranges, as well as a hotel in a good location with additional amenities to suit the whole group. From the Scottish Highlands to sunny Portugal, see inspiration below for a perfectly placed golfing holiday with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
Wyndham Duchally Country Estate, Scotland
Built in 1838, the charming Wyndham Duchally Country Estate is set within 27-acres of stunning Scottish Highlands. Directly between Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow Airport, the resort is close to prestigious golf courses such as Gleneagles and The Old Course at St Andrews, making it the perfect hotel for keen golfers. Both courses have hosted the most celebrated players around the world, making them particularly special courses. Following a long day on the fairways, guests can return to the hotel’s fantastic spa and enjoy one of the 50 Scotch Whiskeys at the Whisky Bar. Relaxation is easy with a heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna spa as well as a children’s only pool and kid’s club.
Gaze out over the awe-inspiring Aegean Sea as you delight in a slice of paradise on Türkiye’s breath-taking western coast. Framed by lush, subtropical gardens, Wyndham Residences Kusadasi Golf & Spa provides an idyllic getaway for both couples and families with an array of fantastic amenities and friendly multilingual service. The hotel boasts an 18-hole golf course which is set on a hilly terrain and overlooks a stunning national park and the Greek island of Samos offering the most spectacular views. Guests can return after a long day to the full-service spa, beach club, and enticing line up of restaurants and bars. Sip a cocktail by the sparkling outdoor pools, unwind in the sauna, or stay active with a fitness centre and tennis courts. The hotel caters to guests of all ages with a free kids’ club and live entertainment.
The perfect choice for those looking for an all-rounded holiday. Under 10 minutes from the 18-hole Chaparral Golf Club in the Mijas Golf Valley, Wyndham Grand Residences Costa del Sol Mijas is a golf lover’s dream. The Mediterranean Forest course is in a protected area that enhances the natural beauty of the region. Minutes from the stunning golden beaches and vibrant town of Fuengirola, the resort has something for everyone. From a full-service spa, kids club, live entertainment, tennis courts and impeccable dining options – it’s the perfect choice for a combined holiday of golfing, culture and relaxation.
Dolce by Wyndham CampoReal Lisboa, Portugal
Nestled among the verdant rolling hills of western Portugal, just 30 minutes north of Lisbon, Dolce by Wyndham CampoReal Lisboa is a haven for golf enthusiasts. Following a round at the 18-hole golf course on site, guests can relax at the fantastic spa which includes an outdoor and indoor pool, sauna, steam room and treatment rooms. Those not interested in golf have plenty of activities available including visiting the area’s esteemed local wineries or exploring the countryside on horseback. The elegant rooms have balcony’s overlooking the golf course and stunning views.
Wyndham Grand Algarve, Portugal
Enjoy the ultimate getaway in idyllic southern Portugal at Wyndham Grand Algarve. Located within the 2,000 acres of picturesque Ria Formosa Natural Park, and within walking distance of Quinta do Lago Beach, this sophisticated 5-star hotel offers incredible amenities and world-class service. With six celebrated golf courses in the area, golf lovers are spoilt for choice and will certainly return to this unbeatable golfing destination. After a long day on the course, guests are encouraged to make use of the full-service spa while cooling down in the either the indoor or outdoor pool.