Another sport that is increasingly taking root in the islands is golf. The Illes Balears are quite a paradise for golf lovers: the bid to attract winter tourists anxious to play the “green sport” has led to a proliferation of golf clubs; at present there is a total of twenty five top flight clubs, twenty two of which are in Mallorca, two in Ibiza and one in Menorca.
Mallorca is becoming the point of migration for those golfers from northern Europe who can not play in their respective countries during the months of October through April for its golf courses being closed due to bad weather. With Palma to 2 hour flight, approximately, and the road communication network of the island, providing access to the sport so dear to its practitioners.
During the months of September to October and from January to May, the typical Mediterranean climate is pleasant, even a few days enjoying spring. What makes Mallorca an ideal place to practice golf.
Mallorca has over fifteen high-level clubs, most with 18 holes, among which are: Vall d’Or Golf, Real Golf de Bendinat, Santa Ponsa Golf, Son Vida Golf, etc.
Proliferate every year the traditional international trophies or championship golf, as the Mallorca Classic Course, which serve as excellent advertising slogan for potentially thousands of golfers who are willing to travel to Mallorca to play their favorite sport.
The tourist island status is well connected by air with major European capitals, ranging from 2 to 3 hours the time needed to travel the route between Central Europe and anywhere in Mallorca. Finally, tourism in Mallorca is superb, the visitor can find the hotel establishment that best suits their budget. In addition, several hotels offer special attention to the golfer who is Discount Golf clubs, discounts on car rentals, etc …