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The Desert Springs Resort

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Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been playing this course at least once a year, one week per visit. Everything is perfect about this golfing holiday, the course, weather, the stay, staff.... We are going again in a month's time!

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Thank malathis440
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bit difficult to find so leave time even with a sat nav. Really enjoyed the course, fine for both me (5 handicap) and wife (22 handicap). Nice mix of holes and good condition, also not busy so less than 4 hours which was a delight as other courses we played were 5 hours +. Friendly members and also staff at... More 

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Andalucia, Spain
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I live just a few minutes away,& have been coming here 11years or more. Many Sunday lunches,& Gala evening meals,drinks etc,in the club house. Over the years the food & beverage management has changed including the Chefs!! Great building,setting & atmosphere,not to expensive now!!Service quite good, Menu del dia reasonable, good choice.wines too.Last time we went it was excellent,can be... More 

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1 Thank muffinella
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

26 golfers 🏌️‍♀️ went to this fine golf course the staff were excellent the course superb only set back bar staff not enough and very slow 5 th time here and will recommend it to all golfers a little tricky for the higher handicap

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cheshire
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

4 of us stayed here last week in one of the villas - 10 Desert Gold. The villa itself was lovely and I think we were the only people staying in that area of the resort so we had the communal pool to ourselves. All the team members are really friendly and will happily go out of their way to... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

What a great resort. I stayed at a friends house about a 2 minute walk from the clubhouse. I had a great time. The course is challenging but excellent and the food in the clubhouse was great. The staff are friendly and There is a deck menu for the day and a reataurant menu for the evening. Could not fault... More 

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful course, and the settings is magnificent. You can see what it would be like to own a property here! Slow round but the food buggy kept us fed and watered. A wonderful experience. Had a look at sales area, very interested in a future investment

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Thank Louise R
wiltshire
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent a week here in September and had a wonderful time, the golf was superb as were the guys that sort out your clubs, buggys etc. The lady at the golf reception was so helpful as we had problems with Goldcar rentals and a broken car window( don't rent from them) with a language barrier she acted as translator,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had 4 nights at this golf resort and was very pleasantly surprised. We upgraded from the town house to the villa which was on Powderhorn overlooking the 16th tee. The villa was spacious and clean with a great outside area and ample 6x3 pool. Bedrooms where good sleeping 8 easily. Small issue with flies and mozzies. Golf was cheap with... More 

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Thank Alan P
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We visited here for Sunday lunch. It is a little way into the sticks and once you get there, the road up to the resort itself is high in the mountains and quite a steep car ride. Not for walking I am afraid. Once there, the resort itself looks lovely and the golf course well maintained. The Sunday lunch roast... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Desert Springs is an award-winning family leisure resort with accommodation in luxury properties set around the emerald fairways of a unique desert golf course. Stunning scenery, sandy beaches, great food, lots to do and see. A true desert climate, enjoying the warmest, sunniest and driest winters of Spain; sun-drenched family or golf holidays year round. Flights from northern Europe: 2.5 hrs plus a straight quiet drive from Almeria (1 hr), Murcia (1.5 hrs) or Alicante (2 hrs) airports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Desert Springs Resort

Address: Crrta. Palomares - Cuevas del Almanzora | Las Cunas, Palomares 04616 Cuevas del Almanzora, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Almeria > Cuevas del Almanzora
Number of rooms: 134
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“Over the fairways.”
 of 5 bubbles muffinella, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Desert Drive villas are easily accessible and pools get loads of sunshine on the golf course side.”
 of 5 bubbles briane482, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Check the a/c works!”
 of 5 bubbles Gary-GJW, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Accommodation is either apartments or houses, all beautifully decorated. Some are on the golf course itself”
 of 5 bubbles dmakk, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The area around the Las Sierras apartments is poorly lit from dusk to pm and dangerous”
 of 5 bubbles daved451, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
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