Golf breaks in Spain
A golf course in Barcelona
Golf in big cities is not impossible. If you are looking for a golf break near Barcelona, Golf La Roca is the solution.
Just 30 minutes from Barcelona we find this relatively new golf course, very complete and suitable for any handicap. The course will fulfil your basic golf needs without having to make a long trip from Barcelona.
Several courses in a single golf in Barcelona
La Roca Golf course is ideal for any amateur player. Its wide fairways allow higher handicap player to fearless try their long game, and the more experienced player to enjoy long hits. In addition, this golf course is pretty flat therefore; it makes it perfect to enjoy the course on foot without the need to rent a buggy. With a total of five different options on each tee box, players will be able to enjoy five different courses each time they come to play Golf La Roca. So, at Golf La Roca you will have the feeling that each time you play a different course.
It should be noted that from almost any angle of the course you can see the Montseny Mountain, a mountain that defines a beautiful area full of vegetation and fauna which is declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. Golf la Roca is also very aware of the decisions they make to care and maintain the course in order to reduce its impact on the environment.
From the course we can highlight hole 2, “The Tunnel”, the most difficult hole on the course. It is a par 5 of 485 meters from white’s with a narrow tee shot, hazard on the right and a frontal lake. The bravest and greatest hitters will be able to try to get to the green in two strokes by flying the front bunkers without neglecting the out of bounds behind the narrow green. It is a demanding beautiful hole. Another interesting hole is hole 6 called “The Surgeon”, which already says it all. This par 3 is the longest on the course with 203 meters from white’s, in addition to the uphill green that adds a few meters. It is definitely a hole to stay focused and be precise with the longest clubs in the bag.
Train at Golf La Roca
Golf La Roca has the best and most innovative practice area in Barcelona. In recent years they have reformed their 27,000 m2 driving range, equipping it with the latest technology, with six greens as targets, and even an area to practice from the grass. If you need to work on the swing or discover the distances you make with each club, you can do it with the ten TopTracing Range machines. They also have Trackman 4 to study your swing as well as the possibility of getting a professional fitting with the latest golf technology.
On the other hand you have an approach, bunker and putting area with a total of 10,000 m2 to practice the short game, so important for any good player. Near the tees 1 and 10 you will find another green to warm up before teeing of. In addition to the 18-hole course, Golf La Roca has 3 holes of pitch and putt to practice your short game skills.
We cannot forget that the Club has a gym with Technogym equipment, a golf school for adults and children, changing rooms and buggies, motorcycles, electric and manual trolleys for rent. Of course, after the round of golf, you can enjoy exquisite local cuisine at the best price at Vilalba Restaurant.
Other activities near Barcelona
Golf La Roca is located 5 minutes from the largest Outlet shopping center in the area. La Roca Village has the best brands on the market at incredible prices. Nationalities from all over the world come to visit La Roca Village and it can be a great complement to your golf vacation or a disconnection for those accompanying you. Less than 15 km away we find Circuit of Montmeló, for Formula 1 lovers. You can also go hiking through the Montseny massif, go to the nearest beaches in the area (15 minutes), or drive to other golf courses.
Close to La Roca Golf, and also belonging to the Barcelona Golf Destination, you can play other golf courses such as Club de Golf Llavaneras (15 minutes), Club de Golf Vallromanes (15 minutes), El Real Club de Gol El Prat (30 minutes) or Club de Golf Montanyà (35 minutes).