While Britain, Germany and Sweden shivered through the winter months, playing conditions in Andalusía, the Canary islands and the Algarve were just about perfect. Portugal and Spain have long been favourites for northern Europeans seeking a holiday home on a golf course, and the pandemic has only accelerated the trend.
Buyers after fair weather and fairways are investing big in golf resorts in Europe and the Caribbean. A comfortable green-side home in the sun is now seen by some as a haven from overcrowded city life and never-ending health challenges. In fact, it’s a hole in one.
As the global economy digests this year’s economic and political happenings, the property narrative is all about secondary markets. Today’s real-estate investors and lifestyle buyers need imagination, a sense of adventure and a little help from the wealth of research and knowledge in this Centurion guide.
Spain is still the favourite golf destination for British seniors but has suffered more than most in the recession reports PETER SWAIN. Ironically, though, substantial price falls mean there’s never been a better time to buy.
With thousands of courses and a religious devotion to the sport, Spain is a haven for golf. Peter Swain and Cheryl Markosky check out the course and the property at one of Andalusia’s finest golf resorts.