Top Things to Consider When Choosing a Golf Resort

Early planning helps to make an enjoyable holiday, that’s why we have made a guide to help you decide on which golf resort to visit. These are a few factors you could consider so that you can maximise your time having an excellent golf resort holiday.

1. Budget

A good plan starts with a good working budget. It is important that you set a budget at the beginning of your planning. Plan your vacation choices around this budget selecting the finest courses. When choosing a golf resort, check out the accommodation prices and start narrowing down your choices.

2. Period of your stay

Another item you have to consider when choosing a golf course is the duration of your stay. This will not only help you stay within your budget, but it will also help you plan the activities that you want to do. Additionally, knowing how long you’ll be staying can also help you get packages and special discounts.

3. Check the Facilities

When choosing a place to stay, you need to make sure that the quality of the golf resort is worthy of the money you have paid. Make sure that the facilities are available and in good order. Check other amenities such as the spa, swimming pool and restaurants that you may require. It is best to check the reviews of the venue to gain an insight from those who have experienced the facilities of the resort and its service. This way you will not be misled by advertising.

4. How far or near it is to your preferred golf course

If you have plans to play on not just one but different golf courses, you should choose accommodation as central as possible to the facilities you have chosen. You should also take into consideration how you will be able to go from one golf course to another. Would you hire a car or does your accommodation offer services that will transport you? The more you know, the less trouble that you might encounter so you can enjoy your holiday.

5. Access to amenities

Aside from the facilities, you should make sure that you have easy access to other amenities like the airport, shops, the beach and other places of interest.

These are a few of the many things you need to take into consideration when choosing a golf resort holiday. Planning will help determine the success of your holiday. However, if you are not into planning then allow professionals to help you.

6. Use good golf travel specialists

Golf travel specialists know the best deals and golf break packages. We, at Golf South West, provide our clients with bespoke golf tours and stay and play golf packages for small groups and golf societies. We work closely with our venues to ensure our customers receive the best value available for golf travel within the West Country.

Golf South West is the West Country’s premiere Golf Travel Specialist. We will take the stress out of booking your next golf tour. We offer consultancy and specialist advice to golfers looking to book golf breaks and tours to Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. We have access to the widest selection of golf courses in the south-west and are able to utilise our relationships with the venues to not only provide you with the best impartial advice available and offer you a trusted single point of contact, but we will save you money too! GSW has a range of packages to suit every trip. All our packages can be tailored in a bespoke manner to your group’s requirement. Just ask! Call us on 0117 256 5966 and let us help you plan your next unforgettable golf break.



  • Who are Golf South West?

    Founded in 2015, we are the West Country golf travel specialists. We provide our clients with bespoke golf tours and stay & play golf packages for small groups and golf societies alike.

    We work closely with our venues to ensure our customers receive the best value available for golf travel within the West Country.

    Our expert team are on hand to ensure you receive the very best service, choice and advice when planning your next golf break.

  • What regions are covered by Golf South West?

    Golf South West is the West Country’s premier golf tour operator covering the regions of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Bristol and Dorset.

    We also work with selected, popular golf resorts across the UK including those under the management of Marriott, plus 4 time Ryder Cup host The Belfry, Celtic Manor and many more.

    If you are planning a golf break, we are the only call you need to make.

  • What is the best way to get in touch?

    We are available by phone (Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm), email, enquiry form or via social media channels.

  • Why choose Golf South West as your tour operator?

    GSW is run by golfers and endorsed by golf professionals across the South West of the UK.

    We are a fully insured, experienced and recommended golf tour operator, who are backed by Protected Trust Services, meaning your booking is secured and safe. We offer tours to an exclusive and unrivalled selection of venues across the South West of England and Wales, including some courses which can be tricky to access. We are also proud members of Golf Tourism England and IAGTO, who only work with only the best and most reputable companies in the industry.

    You can rest assured that as a client of Golf South West you will not only receive the best service, advice and choice, but you will also find the best value golf breaks in available in Cornwall, Devon, Bristol, Dorset, Somerset and many more!

  • What is Protected Trust Services?

    Protected Trust Services Limited (PTS) provides security for client and consumer funds through market-leading software and innovative management. PTS prides itself on customer service, flexible thinking and cost-effective solutions for its members.

    PTS offers a unique and comprehensive solution for businesses to trade through a secure trust account using a performance-enhancing software system developed by PTS.

    Protected Trust Services guarantee 100% financial protection to the consumer, ensuring total consumer confidence.

    Any bookings made via Golf South West Ltd from the 1st July 2021 are protected under the PTS Trust. Bookings made before this date will continue to be processed through our original system. If you have booked with us before, please ensure you have the up-to-date bank details to make your payments. If you are unsure, please speak to your Golf South West representative.

    View the PTS brochure for more information on the protection this affords you as a client of Golf South West.

  • How do GSW keep money safe?

    We are extremely proud of the service we provide and a large part of this is ensuring our client’s money is safe. Our practices comply with the 2018 package travel directive meaning that your money is safe with both ourselves and the venues your choose to visit.

    The money for your golf break is paid into a trust account run by an independent partner, so you have peace of mind that no matter what happens, your money is being looked after.

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