La Costa Beach & Golf Resort, just a few metres from Pals beach,
in the heart of the Costa Brava, has one of the best golf courses in
Europe. Golf Platja de Pals, with a fairway nestled among
magnificent ancient pines, is the oldest course on the Costa Brava.
The resort is located in natural surroundings, between Begur,
Torroella and Estartit, ideal for doing outdoor sports, such as road
or mountain biking.
The Hotel has 120 rooms, including doubles and suites, all with a
view of the sea, the swimming pool or the golf course. It’s an ideal
place to enjoy family holidays, or for a luxury break with your
partner. The hotel’s cuisine, with its buffets and varied venues for
your celebrations, is typically Mediterranean. Its large tropical
swimming pool, beach club and watersports centre for the summer
season make the Resort one of the most popular spots for fans of all
types of excursions and watersports, such as Hobie Cat sailing,
windsurfing, kayaking or diving.
The Costa Golf&Beach Resort**** puts one of the best golf courses
in Europe within your reach: Golf Platja de Pals which surrounds the
hotel and where our customers can enjoy exclusive price and tee time
With direct access from the la Costa hotel garden, it is considered
one of the most prestigious golf courses in Spain. According to the
prestigious magazine Golf World International, in November 2003 it
was catalogued as one of the top ten in the whole of Spain.
Opened in 1966, it is the oldest on the Costa Brava and has a
typically British design and a par of 73.
Its round of 5 par fives, 9 par fours and 4 par threes makes it the
only golf course with par 73 in Catalonia and one of the few in
The over seventy bunkers, three lakes and six dog-leg holes with all
the fairways surrounded by ancient pine trees demand playing with
great accuracy, where players can test their skills with the driver
and irons, their approach shots and their putting.
Holes 5 and 16, each with 7 bunkers, are outstanding and it isn’t
easy to make their par 5. Its 523 metres and handicap of 1 on the
round at the 12th hole, make the birdie a question of combining
strength with precision. Finally, the 18th hole closes the round
with one of the two biggest greens in Catalonia, well marked out by
trees and bunkers.
El Golf Platja de Pals has hosted the PGA Pre-Qualifying School on
The golf course has a beginner’s and improvement school service with
a practice course, putting green and a pro-shop with the top brands.
The clubhouse, with a notable English feel and special charm gives
this course the final touch for a first-class day of golf. Its
terrace and English cafe-bar, where the rice dish menu has a great
tradition, are highly recommended.