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Golfing holidays on a Superyacht

by Sarah Mackenzie/West Nautical 30 Sep 2021 15:37 PDT
The famous Teeth of the Dog course is ranked the number one golf course in the Caribbean. Located on the edge of a sheer cliff in the Casa de Campo resort on the Caribbean Island of the Dominican Republic © West Nautical

Are you looking for the ultimate golfing holiday? Do you love being out on the ocean cruising in luxury and style? Owning a yacht can allow you to enjoy your favourite sport, all whilst cruising some of the most beautiful coastlines and destinations in the world.

Set sail in complete luxury on board your own private yacht and enjoy visiting pristine golf courses each day. In addition to owning a yacht with facilities that would rival that of a five-star hotel, you will also have a dedicated captain, crew and chef who will ensure an unforgettable holiday for you and your closest friends and family. There will be a range of water sports equipment on board for the days off the course, which allows you to enjoy adventure as well as luxury in the most beautiful destinations.

Mediterranean:

French Riviera

The French Riviera is renowned for its glamour, beauty and cosmopolitan lifestyle, with the further benefit of being home to some of the most exceptional golf courses in the world.

Take advantage of all this stunning coastline has to offer from beaches, exceptional restaurants and last but not least, beautiful golf courses.

Golf Club Saint-Tropez located in the medieval village of Gassin, on the famous peninsula in Provence, overlooks the port of Saint-Tropez. This 18-hole course was developed by Gary Player and his team, boasting 6045 meters of very high quality, varied play creating an exceptional course guaranteed to satisfy all golfers’ love of the game.

If you find yourself on your yacht near Nice or Monaco, why not visit the idyllic Monte Carlo Golf Club, featuring an 18-hole course between the mountains and sea. This course is located in La Turbie in the heights of Nice and requires extreme precision due to its rolling terrain.

Mallorca

Mallorca lies just off the east coast of Spain and is the largest of four Balearic Islands.

The island of Mallorca boasts crystal clear waters, spectacular sunsets and breath-taking beaches. Relax as you cruise the stunning turquoise shoreline, where magic lies in every cove. This island is home to a number of stunning golf courses including the well-known course called Golf Son Gual. Ranked inside Europe’s top 100 golf courses, Golf Son Gual is one of the newest courses on the island and is often referred to as the island’s best courses by golfers alike.

This 72-par golf course features stunning views of the Mediterranean coastline from many holes of the course allowing you to enjoy your favourite sport with a view.

The Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve is Portugal’s Southernmost region, known for its beautiful beaches and golf resorts, of which there are 31 in the area. Whether you are looking for a golf course with exceptional views of the ocean or a challenging course with lakes and bunkers, the Algarve has it all.

Monte Rei Resort is ranked the number one golf course in Portugal and features in the top 20 in Europe.

This course opened in 2007 and was designed by 18-time Major Champion Jack Nicklaus. With this golfing paradise located just three miles from the Atlantic coast, it is a treat for any golfer visiting Portugal on holiday.

Caribbean:

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is the perfect combination of history, culture and heritage. This Caribbean Island is a US territory featuring landscapes of mountains, waterfalls, beaches, palm trees and intriguing cities.

Located just 40 minutes from the colourful capital city of San Juan, Dorado beach resort is home to world-class Caribbean golf courses including the East Course which hosted the 2015 PGA Tour Latinoamerica Tour championship and was named the number one golf course in Puerto Rico by Golf Digest in 2016. This gorgeous seaside course is a challenge to players of all skill levels as well as providing panoramic views of the ocean from most parts of the course.

Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

The famous Teeth of the Dog course is ranked the number one golf course in the Caribbean. Located on the edge of a sheer cliff in the Casa de Campo resort on the Caribbean Island of the Dominican Republic, this golf course has immaculate fairways and unparalleled ocean views.

Casa de Campo features three golf courses, white sand beaches, luxury facilities including exceptional shopping bars and restaurants, a new beach club, a marina and a medieval village in the hills. This resort is the epitome of luxury, and the golf courses are no exception.

Ocean Club, Atlantis Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas

Located in Nassau in the Bahamas, Atlantis Paradise Island is a place where dreams are turned into reality. Featuring six swimming areas, restaurants, shopping, casinos, the world’s largest open-air marine environment home to 50,000 sea creatures, a spa, golf course, fitness centre, theatre and comedy club, a spectacular Mayan Temple Waterslide complex and a $15 million Marina attracting luxurious Superyachts, there truly is something for every member of the family.

The challenging and stunningly beautiful Ocean Club Golf Course in Atlantis offers golfers a taste of every element for the perfect round of golf. This 18-hole, 72 par championship course stretches over 7,100 yards on the peninsula of the island. Some call this the most picturesque golf course in the Bahamas and with seven out of 18 holes bordering the ocean, we can definitely see why.

West Nautical sell, charter and manage superyachts from their head office in Newcastle upon Tyne. The business currently employs a team of 21 staff throughout their offices based in the UK, Russia, France and Cyprus.

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