New Madeira Golf Classic to blossom with Palheiro Golf Packages
Golf in Madeira has never looked rosier with the launch of the new ‘Palheiro Gardens Golf Classic’ this autumn and golfers can enjoy outstanding value on accommodation when they take part in the inaugural event – with three-night breaks starting from only €172.5 per person.
Palheiro Golf, rated among Europe’s top golf resorts, is serving up a treat for competitors on and off the course at the new event, which will take place from October 1-5 and is being held in aid of the Make A Wish children’s charity. As well as having with the opportunity to enjoy some world-class golf, guests will have the chance to experience a slice of Madeira’s famous culture and history – including the islands’ globally acclaimed annual ‘Festa da Flor’ Flower Festival.
Palheiro’s golf course is situated within the magnificent Palheiro Nature Estate, which is more than 200 years old, and players can choose from an array of five-star hotel and self-catering accommodation.
Bed-and-breakfast breaks in the luxury Casa Velha do Palheiro hotel start from €100 per person per night and include entry to the famous Palheiro Gardens, complimentary use of the spa and the chance to enjoy the luxury hotel’s numerous sports facilities including tennis, table tennis, billiards, croquet, badminton and the gym. A daily courtesy bus to Palheiro Golf and WiFi in public areas and rooms are also included.
Self-catering accommodation in one of Palheiro Village’s choice of well-equipped apartments and villas is bookable from just €57.50 per person per night, with guests also able to enjoy a 10 per cent discount at the Casa Velha do Palheiro hotel and Palheiro Golf clubhouse restaurants, Palheiro Gardens (entry only) and Palheiro Spa (entrance and gym only).
All packages include entry into the 18-hole individual Stableford competition on Palheiro Golf’s acclaimed championship course, a pre-tournament sunset welcome party and a prize-giving ceremony with cocktail at the Palheiro Gardens.
A trip to the island’s capital of Funchal to the Madeira Flower Festival follows the day after the tournament with free golf also included in the event package, while on Monday October 4 there will be a special visit to the famous Blandy’s Madeira Wine Lodge in Funchal including wine tasting.