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Costa Brava Golf and Gastronomy

£1045 per person

Our three-day exclusive Golf and Gastronomy Experience in association with PATRONAT DE TURISME COSTA BRAVA GIRONA brings together the finest golf resorts and the very best food and wine experience we have ever produced.  On this private & fully escorted excursion you will spend three days playing golf at some of the best courses in Catalonia, each round being followed by an extravaganza of traditional food & wine unlike anything you will have ever experienced before.

The Costa Brava region boasts the highest concentration of Michelin star restaurants including the home of the Rocca brothers’ world-renowned El Celler de Can Rocca restaurant. Equally traditional food produced from local produce, wine & Catalan culture is in abundance here, this is a true Gastro Golf experience not to be missed.

Following a short flight from the UK we will transfer you directly to the PGA Catalunya Golf Resort, where you will be personally welcomed by your hosts & to enjoy 18 holes of golf on the famed European Tour Stadium Course, host of many Spanish Opens. Following your round and light lunch you will be transferred to Girona, a short 20 minute drive away for an escorted tour of the culinary pleasures of the historic town

A tour of the local markets, bakeries, producers of meats, cheeses, olive oil and traditional local pastries and wine will culminate in a visit to Girona´s most famous home-made ice-cream shop. Carrying the seal of quality from the youngest of the Roca brothers, pastry chef Jordi Roca, who can often be found serving customers in the shop.

 Daily golf at Golf Peralada & Playja de Pals will be followed on successive days with an exploration of the olive groves with tasting at Ventalló, dinner with wine pairing at the 1 star Michelin Castell Peralda, restaurant found in the turret of a medial castle, a visit to the first Catalan cider making operation at Mooma – with tasting of course – and finishing with a sumptuous dinner at the Vicus Restaurant in the heart of Pals, where the very best of Catalan cuisine will be created for you.

This is the Golf & Gastronomy Tour of the year and it is already proving to be very popular.  We would encourage you to contact us soon as possible to reserve your place.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNTS APPLY FOR GROUPS OF 6 OR MORE:
MAY 2019 – Book by 31st Jan 2019
OCTOBER 2019 – Book by 30th May 2019

Price
£1,045 (€1,180) per person based on two people sharing
Single Supplement (accommodation)
£135 (€150) per package
Duration
3 nights B&B & 3 rounds of golf
Booking reference number
GG-PGACAT-001/2018
Package Dates
May - October 2019
UPGRADES ARE AVAILABLE (subject to availability)

5* Hotel Peralda Wine Spa & Golf

This exclusive 5* hotel is situated in the heart of the Alt Empordà, the gorgeously lush Alt (Upper) Emporda, one of Catalonia’s major wine regions.

The hotel has completed a major refurbishment of all of its bedrooms, public areas, restaurants & extensive leisure facilities.  It is part of the renowned Perelada Group, a major hospitality, golf & wine-producing business. The Hotel is located a short drive from Figueres home of the Salvador Dalí Museum and a mere half-hour from a range of beautiful beaches.

Daily breakfast is served in the restaurant where there is an excellent hot and cold buffet including an array of local meat, produce, fruits and cheeses.  The contemporary main restaurant – L’Olivera – serves the very best in Catalan cooking with dishes like calamari stuffed with prawns and vegetables or monkfish with honey and spiced aioli. An excellent cellar awaits with a selection of the finest  Peralada & international wines.  All in all Hotel Peralada is an experience not to be missed if you enjoy Golf & Gastronomy in equal measure.

4 * Hotel La Costa Beach & Golf Resort

This friendly 4 Star hotel is located in the coastal resort of Pals in the heart of the Costa Brava adjacent to one of the best golf courses in Spain in fact the oldest golf course on the Costa Brava & less than five minutes’ walk away from the broad, sandy beach at Pals and is a short drive from the medieval hilltop villages of Pals and Begur as well as many lovely small coves.
The Hotel boasts 5 individual restaurants each offering a vibrant and varied range of formal & informal Mediterranean cuisine Enjoy an  extensive hot and cold breakfast buffet served on the terrace or in the dining room overlooking the pool whilst La Costa restaurant serves a selection of grilled fish, steak and local specialities.

There is also a poolside bistro, Green’s, for lighter and more informal meals, as well as a poolside bar, an indoor cocktail bar La Havana and a smart restaurant bar on Pals beach itself.

Golf Courses

PGA CATALUNYA

STADIUM COURSE
Considered to be one of Spain’s greatest golf courses, the Stadium has one of those layouts that every golfer should tackle at least once in their lifetime.

GOLF CLUB PERALADA

Recognised as one of the best courses on the Costa Brava this parkland course has many elevated tees offering stunning views of the countryside & coast, plenty of water hazards and tree lined fairways complimented by superb facilities.

GOLF CLUB PLATIA DE PALS

Designed by F.W Hawtree, you will enjoy a beautiful round of golf here that has a distinct English feel –  with crisp seaside-style turf and tranquil pines that guard the fairways.

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Packages

  • 3 NIGHTS B&B
  • £ 1045
    (€1,180) per person
  • Our tailor made Gastro Golf experience includes

    • Two nights at Hotel Peralada on B&B double or twin room sharing basis
    • One night at Hotel La Costa on B&B double or twin room sharing basis
    • Private chauffeured  transfers and escorted concierge service for the duration of the tour
    • One 18 hole round of golf per day:
    1x PGA Catalunya Stadium Course,
    1x Peralada
    1x Platja de Pals
    • Shared complimentary Buggies for each day

     

    NOT INCLUDED
    Hire of golf equipment
    Food and drinks outside the package outlined above
    Flights
    Transfers or car hire (can be arranged at extra cost)
    Additional Gastro Golf activities

    Cost per package per person

    £1,045 (€1,180) inclusive based on double or twin room sharing basis
    Single person supplement for accommodation – £135 (€150) per package

 

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THE CHEF’S TOUR – DAY 1
25th October – Golf at PGA Catalunya Stadium course followed Food Tour in Girona City. Discover and sample local food, wine and learn a little of the Catalan Mediterranean day-to –day life on this escorted tour of the beautiful city of Girona.
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THE CHEF’S TOUR – DAY 2
26th October – Golf at Peralada followed by olive oil tasting at Ventalló. Here you will visit a working olive oil mill, walk through olive trees groves finishing with a tasting of a selection of olive oils all produced on site. A tasting Dinner will be held in the turret of the medieval Hotel Peralada Castell restaurant which includes wine pairing.
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THE CHEF’S TOUR – DAY 3
27th October – Golf at Platja de Pals followed by a trip to Mooma Apple farm to taste locally produced ciders and apple juices. Dinner is at the Vicus Restaurant where you will enjoy a dinner of traditional Catalan cuisine created by one of the new generation of Catalan chefs, Damià Rafecas, who specialises in making dishes from seasonal ingredients and local produce.

Tour Location

CATALONIA (Cataluña)
The location Situated in the north east corner of Spain, Catalonia has five hundred kilometres of coastline stretching past the three main cities of Girona in the Costa Brava, the Catalan capital Barcelona and Tarragona in the Costa Dorada. Catalonia and its people are steeped in tradition and culture, from the food and wine it produces, to the art & uniquely Catalan character of its towns and cities, the region has an identity established over hundreds of years & cultures. Catalonia is the great destination for Wine Tourism, for food lovers, where the Mediterranean essence is at the very heart of the traditional gastronomy. The restaurants of the region have made Catalonia a culinary reference point throughout the world. This is Spain’s wealthiest region and an estimated 30% of the best restaurants in all of Spain can be found here. Catalonia was awarded “European region of Gastronomy 2016 “
Golf in the Region There are a total of 36 quality golf courses to be experienced throughout the region, many with first class facilities and all are well connected to major roads and the airports of Girona & Barcelona. Courses are seldom overcrowded, enjoying a good selection of tee time availability and a relaxed pace of play. In 2000 Catalunya was named as ’emerging golf destination of the year’ by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators.  Golf World Magazine selected 3 Catalan Golf courses to be in their top 100 in Europe.  Courses offer a challenge for the experienced player whilst providing extremely pleasurable golf for the high handicap player. The settings of the Catalonian courses are stunning, with views of the Mediterranean to the East and the pyrenees to the North.

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