INDIGO Voyages

Great Golf Islands of the World

There is something special about islands and there is something about a golf course that beckons. Surrounded by the sea and often overlooking sheer dramatic landscapes, you’ll find it hard to enjoy a more pleasurable 18 holes than playing on a golf island. So, let’s take a look at some of the most interesting islands around the globe where you can enjoy a great game of golf.

As exotic locations go, you’d be hard pressed to beat the island of St Lucia. Who wouldn’t want to practice their swing on this Caribbean island paradise? The two main St Lucia golf courses tend to be small but perfectly formed. The par-71 St. Lucia Golf and Country Club is located at the north of the island and set amongst lovely rolling hills. It offers fabulous views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
The 9-hole resort based Sandals St Lucia La Toc Golf is ideal for golfers of all levels of ability; the stunning greens and fairways a genuine delight to play on. The Club House is set in a traditional plantation mansion.


For a complete contrast, how about a round or two on Vancouver Island off the western coat of Canada? You’llfind a large number of superb golf courses available here. Only problem is, the island’s scenery is so amazing that it could put you off your stroke!
Golf is big in Japan. Very big. At the last count there were no less than 2,349 courses to choose from.
But remember, in Japan, etiquette is everything. For instance, after the first 9 holes it’s traditional to clean your golfing shoes. (Special air guns are usually provided for the purpose!) It is also traditional to take a steaming hot communal bath after play to relax those back muscles. 
And now for something completely different: golf in Iceland. Fancy a round or two in an extinct volcano? No problem, Iceland’s Vestmannaeyar golf course would be delighted to be your host.


Founded as far back as 1938, the scenery at this par-70 island course is, as you can imagine, out of this world. This is golf in the raw as it was originally intended to be. Finally, no article on great golf islands would be complete without mentioning that adorable jewel of the Mediterranean, Mallorca.


Not only are there more than 20 exquisite golf courses to choose from, Mallorca’s mild winders, low rainfall and stunning scenery add to the island’s huge appeal. One of the most sought after golfing destinations in Mallorca is Alcanada Golf Club. Situated in the north of the island, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the sparkling Mediterranean overlooked by the beautiful Tramuntana Mountains.

Near or far, if you are thinking of your next golfing escape, why not let our travel experts, at Indigo Voyages take care of everything for you - with a custom-designed golfing holiday on an exotic island!


"When quality matters"

The best addresses, the best experiences. 




Elegant, historic, flamboyant, unpretentious..., we have done our best to capture the essence of each hotel, what makes it special to us and right for you.

Special Offers



health & beauty

Massage: The secret to a healthy life

Once considered a luxury, massage is increasingly being embraced as a medical treatment. As a matter of fact, research conducted over the past few Read more...
 authentic Mallorca

Where to buy a home in Mallorca

Location. Location. Location. We’ve all heard those three words and just how important they are in finding your dream home. Well the same applies to Mallorca – Read more...


The world’s most romantic honeymoon destinations

You’ve said those immortal words “I love you” to your partner. You’ve ‘popped the question’. You’re now planning the happiest day of your life: your wedding. Read more...
the greens

Great Golf Islands of the World

There is something special about islands and there is something about a golf course that beckons. Surrounded by the sea and often overlooking sheer dramatic landscapes, Read more...

Life Matters

Love May be the answer, but...

Love may be the answer, but, while you're waiting for the answer Sex raises... an eternal dilemma".Do you sleep with a new man on the first night or hold off? What are the standards to go by?  Read more...
Mallorca on wheels

ORIS RALLY 2017 Oberdörster wins again

Nicknamed the pearl of the Mediterranean and considered one of the sporting events of reference within the European motor rally circuit, the XIII Oris Rally Clásico got off to a flying start Read more...
Coffee with...

ex Spanish Karate Champion: José Luis Castillo

Martial arts and fitness training expert José Luis Castillo has a life-long experience practicing and competing in the fighting arts. Second Karate black belt and Read more...
Home Spotlight On The greens Great Golf Islands of the World