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The island boasts over 20 golf courses, with several situated just minutes from Palma. Ranging from remote mountain retreats to luxurious resort layouts, golfers visiting Mallorca are truly spoiled for choice.
These are six of the top golf courses around Palma, here we are outlining their layouts, amenities, and what makes each course unique. Whether you’re a scratch player or high handicapper, there’s a course to match your skills and provide an unforgettable round.
So pack your clubs and join us on a tour of Mallorca’s most exceptional golfing experiences.
Golf Son Vida – The Island’s Premier Golfing Destination
Regarded as Mallorca’s most exclusive golf club, Son Vida overlooks the island’s capital from its perch in the hills northwest of Palma. Designed in 1964 and completely renovated in 2001 by renowned architect Kurt Rossknecht, Son Vida spans 5601 meters through a mature residential development, culminating at a spectacular final hole flanked by lakes.
Mature trees lining the undulating fairways demand supreme accuracy both off the tee and onto the well-guarded greens. With a mix of risk-reward short par 4s, tough par 3s, and three demanding par 5s, Son Vida provides a thorough examination of every aspect of a golfer’s game.
In addition to the exceptional course conditions, Son Vida offers first-class amenities including a driving range, putting green, pro shop, restaurant, and Golf & Spa hotel packages. The historic clubhouse overlooking the course provides old-world elegance amidst modern luxury expected at one of Europe’s finest clubs.
Website: Golf Son Vida
Telephone: (+34) 971 783 000
Golf Son Quint – Spectacular Seaside Golf
Unveiled in 2007 and routed across 5750 meters through gentle yet undulating terrain, Son Quint delivers expansive views of the Mallorcan coastline throughout the round.
Designed collaboratively by architects Ramón Espinosa and Kurt Rossknecht, the layout tempts golfers with wide fairways to open shoulders and play aggressively into large, sloping greens fortified by bunkers.
In addition to its scenic course, Son Quint provides excellent practice facilities, electric cart rentals, a pro shop, clubhouse restaurant with panoramic views, and professional caddies available on request.
The welcoming staff deliver outstanding service matched only by the immaculate course conditions. Son Quint represents golf at its purest, allowing the natural beauty of its clifftop setting to shine.
Website: Golf Son Quint
Telephone: (+34) 971 783 000
Son Muntaner Golf – An Arabella Masterpiece
Set amidst the undulating terrain northeast of Palma, Son Muntaner lives up to its billing as one of the island’s most picturesque championship layouts.
Winding through 6305 meters of the Arabella Golf Mallorca resort, architect Kurt Rossknecht makes full use of the elevations and contours to craft a diverse collection of holes accented by strategic bunkers and water hazards. Golfers must shape a variety of shots to find the heavily guarded, well-tiered greens.
The par-72 layout tempts long hitters to cut corners while demanding precision on approach shots to the elevated, sloping greens.
Off the course, Son Muntaner spoils golfers with first-class amenities in the elegant clubhouse, complimented by a full practice facility. With incredible year-round course conditions matched by the outstanding guest experience, it’s no wonder Son Muntaner remains a perennial favourite on the island.
Website: Golf Son Muntaner
Telephone: (+34) 971 783 000
T-Golf Palma – Luxury Golf Redefined
Formerly known as Golf Park Puntiro, the course now known as T-Golf Palma underwent extensive renovations under the direction of new owners T-Club and golf legend Jack Nicklaus in 2022.
The former layout routed through pine forests and olive groves was reimagined into a premier championship course befitting its idyllic location. Dramatic elevation changes require golfers to manage trajectories and distance control into sloping greens protected by revetted bunkers.
Water hazards come into play on several holes.
In addition to its exceptional course conditions, T-Golf pampers golfers with first-class amenities including GPS-equipped carts, premium club rentals, a well-stocked golf shop, and the elegant T-elicious Palma restaurant overlooking the closing hole.
Telephone: (+34) 971 797 330
Son Gual Golf – A Modern Masterpiece
Cut from over 7100 yards of sprawling Mallorcan countryside, Golf Son Gual lives up to its reputation as one the island’s premier championship courses.
Unveiled in 2007 and designed by renowned German architect Thomas Himmel, Son Gual incorporates its natural beauty into a strategic layout defined by deep revetted bunkers protecting large, sloping greens.
Mature pines and olive trees frame gently undulating holes, where wayward drives find sand while approach shots demand precision into testing green complexes.
Off the course, Son Gual spoils golfers with understated luxury in its impressive clubhouse overlooking the practice facilities, complemented by exceptional course conditions. Son Gual rightfully claims its place amongst Spain’s finest championship courses.
Telephone: (+34) 971 785 888
Real Golf de Bendinat – A Wooded Wonder
Set amidst the wooded hills just west of Palma, Real Golf de Bendinat lives up to its translation of “Royal Golf of Bendinat” through its mature 18-hole championship layout.
Unveiled in 1986 and expanded to 18 holes in 1995 by renowned designer Martin Hawtree, Bendinat measures 5660 meters through a heavily wooded landscape.
Narrow tree-lined fairways place a premium on accuracy and positional play, while severely undulating greens add an additional defence to scoring. The forest-lined holes culminate in a particularly difficult stretch on the back nine.
In addition to its challenging course, Bendinat provides all required amenities for an enjoyable round including a driving range, pro shop, restaurant and cocktail bar in its clubhouse amongst the trees.
While walking is permitted, riding in a buggy is definitely recommended given the hilly terrain. For golfers seeking a traditional parkland-style test at an established Spanish golf club, look no further than Royal Bendinat.
Telephone: (+34) 971 405 200
Whether you’re visiting Mallorca for a golf getaway or already call the island home, we hope this guide provides insight into some of Palma’s premier golf courses.
Ranging from remote clifftop gems to resort-style luxury, Mallorca’s golf scene has something for everyone. So pack up your clubs and come experience these spectacular seaside layouts for yourself! Just don’t blame us when you start planning your next golf holiday here before you’ve even left. ¡Buena suerte!
Mark Kaye is a travel writer and content creator living in Majorca, Spain. Originally from the UK, Mark moved to the island and quickly fell in love with Majorcan culture, food, and scenic landscapes. When he’s not busy writing detailed guides about Majorca’s top tourist attractions and hidden local gems, you can find him out exploring coastal trails or wandering the streets of Palma’s Old Town in search of his next great restaurant discovery.