Golf and spa breaks offer something for everyone and are the perfect way to enjoy an active and relaxing vacation. The golf enthusiast can play 18 holes on some of the UK’s most stunning courses while those looking for a more leisurely break can enjoy a little pampering in the spa.
The UK boasts some of the world’s finest golf and spa resorts which combine famous courses with lavish luxury. So, which are the best spa locations for golf lovers?
The Belfry Hotel & Resort
The Belfry Hotel & Resort is set in an idyllic 500 acres of immaculate grounds in the heart of the West Midlands. There are three golf courses at the resort and the Ryder Cup has been staged here on four occasions. The on-site spa boasts 16 treatment rooms offering a full range of relaxing treatments, including a unique Fire and Ice experience.
Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa
Offering extensive spa facilities and a championship golf course which regularly plays host to the British Open, the Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa is set on the beautiful coast of Angus in Scotland. One of the most historic and renowned golfing venues in the world, the championship course at Carnoustie offers a true links test. The hotel boasts some impressive leisure facilities, including a large heated swimming pool, steam room, sauna and gym. The spa offers extensive health and beauty treatments including Reiki massage, aromatherapy and Indian head massage.
Hall Golf & Spa Hotel
Nestled on the edge of the Cotswolds, the Hilton Puckrup Hall Golf & Spa Hotel is home to a championship golf course and a relaxing spa. The hotel itself dates back to 1707 and boasts both modern and traditional amenities. There is a health club on site and a spa which offers a full range of treatments. Puckrup Hall is a relaxing and peaceful hotel and the golf course is home to a number of regional championships.
Slaley Hall is an Edwardian mansion with 140 sumptuous bedrooms, a selection of dining options and leisure facilities. There are two championship-standard golf courses at Slaley Hall which meander through 1,000 acres of beautiful Northumberland parkland. The spa at Slaley Hall offers a variety of leisure facilities and relaxing treatments. The two golf courses at Slaley Hall provide contrasting challenges to the golfing aficionado, offering expansive views across the countryside.
Best Western Ullesthorpe Court Hotel & Golf Club
A four star hotel located in rural Leicestershire, the Best Western Ullesthorpe Court Hotel & Golf Club is home to a championship golf course, leisure facilities, tennis courts, a snooker room and spa. The golf course combines tree-lined fairways, slick greens and challenging contours. The par-73 layout was opened in 1976 and is built around a disused railway line which runs through the course.
A golf and spa break has become a really popular choice for couples. Many deals include golf for one person and a spa package for the other. While the golf nut can head to the course, the other can relax and enjoy an indulgent spa treatment of their choice. Golf and spa breaks really are the perfect getaway and offer something for everyone.