Costa Brava, Spain
Golf Costa Brava "La Masia" - 17246 Sta. Cristina d'Aro
Tel. (34) 972 837 055 - Fax: (34) 972 837 272 |
The 18-hole Golf course inaugurated in 1968 was designed by Hamilton Stutt & Co. It combines a very technical course in the first round with a more relaxed one in the second. The first nine holes, surrounded by pine and cork oak forests, differ from the other nine located on the flat with very wide fairways, leading to the 18th hole, below the Casa Club, a typical 1841 Catalan farmhouse.
Services: 2 Putting Greens, Area of Approach, Heating network, Driving range with classes for beginning, improving…
Reception, Caddy Master, Changing Rooms, Spacious Lounges, Game rooms, Cafeteria and Snack Bar
Course Designer: Hamilton Stutt & Co
Offer a Senior Association: Sr. Salvador Martí Recasens
Practice facilities available: Driving Range
Wildlife on the course:
There is an abundance of wild boars (Sus scrofa), as well as predatory mammals such as the badger (Meles meles), the fox (Vulpes vulpes), the weasel (Mustela nivalis) or the genet (Genetta genetta).
There are easily spotted birds such as the jay (Garrulus glandarius), the turtledove (Streptopelia turtur) or the common raven (Corvus corax). Numerous species of birds of prey also inhabit the massif, such as the buzzard (Buteo buteo), the kestrel (Falco tinunculus), the little owl (Athene noctua) or the barn owl (Tyto alba), the last two in dwindling numbers. The eagle owl (Bubo bubo), the biggest nocturnal bird of prey, highly pursued by hunters and pillagers of nests, still inhabits the clumps; as well as the peregrine falcon, a bird that breeds in cliffs and also highly affected by the pillaging of eggs and other problems caused by man.
In terms of reptiles, it is possible to see the common lizard (Lacerta lepida) and several species of small lizards and snakes such as the green snake (Malpolon monspessulanus). The amphibious fauna can be observed all along the river flows of the massif, where these species find the aquatic environment they need to live. The natterjack toad (Bufo calamita), the salamander (Salamandra salamandra), the green frog (Rana perezi) and the newt (Triturus sp.) are common here.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Plane: 100km from Barcelona Airport, 100 km from Perpignan Airport and 25 km from Girona Airport.
Perpinyà - Santa Cristina d'Aro - 100 km.
Barcelona - Santa Cristina d'Aro - 90 Km.
Girona - Santa Cristina d'Aro - 30 Km.
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