(PRWEB UK) 27 August 2013
2013 has been a great year for golf and four exciting Major championships are sure to have seen golf lovers glued to their TV screens. After watching the likes of Justin Rose, Adam Scott and Jason Dufner triumph in their first Major wins, many are sure to have been inspired to take to the local golf course.
As the busy summer season draws to a close, the autumn months present the perfect opportunity to spend a few hours on the course to get those skills up to par. However, the unpredictable British weather may spoil plans of practising so why not beat the autumn blues and head to a five-star European golf resort with Sovereign.
Considered to be the golfing capital of Europe, the Algarve offers ideal golfing weather with year-round sunshine. The town of Vilamoura in particular, offers many great courses and plays host to the Portugal Masters in October. The Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa is one of Portugal’s leading golf resorts with outstanding services and first class facilities. Guests can tee off from one of two nearby golf courses or try the unique golf simulator centre. The award winning resort also features a 24-hour fitness centre and the 7Seven Spa to quell any aches and pains. Prices start from just £558 per person, a saving of up to £180 and include bed and breakfast accommodation and return flights from London Gatwick with Easyjet departing 4 October 2013.
Alternatively, golf enthusiasts can revel in the gorgeous weather of Cyprus. The InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort in Paphos offers unrivalled views of verdant hillside and Aphrodite’s Rock from both the resort and golf course. A haven for golfers, the resort offers a stunning 18-hole championship golf course equipped with a swing analysis system and 3-hole Golf Academy. Lessons from resident PGA qualified golf professionals are also available. A seven-night stay starts from just £1,129 per person and includes a complimentary upgrade to half board, complimentary room upgrade to a Deluxe Golf and Sea View Room and return flights from Manchester with Easyjet, departing 2 October 2013.
Golfers can also take advantage of a five-star holiday to Tenerife from just £949 per person, a saving of up to £528 per couple. The seven-night break at the ABAMA Golf & Spa Resort includes bed and breakfast accommodation, two free nights and return flights from London Gatwick with Thomson, departing 17 September. Designed by world-renowned golf architect Dave Thomas, the resort’s golf course is a challenging and impressive test of skill which features 22 lakes, waterfalls, 25,000 palm trees and jaw dropping views of the Atlantic and the island of La Gomera. Players have state-of-the-art golf buggies at their disposal, complete with a personal water cooler and on-board GPS system displaying detailed information about every hole. Guests can also hone their skills at the golf academy and the five-hectare practice area.
For more information on Sovereign’s luxury holidays, read its customer magazine ‘Arrival’ online at http://www.sovereign.com/arrival-ebook, visit http://www.sovereign.com or call our expert travel advisors on 0843 770 4013.