10 Best Golf Resorts In Southern California

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Southern California is a beautiful place to visit, whether for a relaxing beach getaway, an outdoor adventure, or a family holiday. Hollywood loves filming in Southern California. The beauty of its pristine beaches was showcased in “Baywatch,” and its iconic locations were featured in “La La Land.” Southern California is home to tropical paradises, like Palm Springs and Long Beach, and a number of theme parks. You can also find the original Disneyland park, “The Happiest Place On Earth,” here. Plus, the region boasts beautiful golf courses with great amenities, guaranteeing a perfect golf holiday for the entire family. Continue reading and discover the best golf resorts in Southern California.

1. Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage (from USD 385)

Get ready for ultimate vacation bliss at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa. The resort boasts a 27-hole championship golf course and top-notch amenities. Additionally, the on-site Splashtopia water park provides limitless fun, with its incredible water playground that features a 450-feet (137.2-meter) lazy river, waterslides, and a cliff-side hot tub. The resort’s luxurious spa guarantees only the best relaxation facilities. Meanwhile, the air-conditioned rooms offer a lovely view of the pristine pool or fairway.

The hotel’s five restaurants exude a distinct ambiance and offer specialty cuisine. BluEmber is perfect for indoor and alfresco dining and has impressive local wines. After a game with friends, you can have a fun night at R Bar. The Palms Cafe serves you morning coffee and a light breakfast.


Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 41000 Bob Hope Drive
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

2. DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs in Cathedral City (from USD 167)

This luxurious resort features a 27-hole championship golf course and a host of amazing amenities. Each room boasts a patio or balcony that offers a view that overlooks the lake and the scenic San Jacinto Mountains. Avid swimmers will love the Olympic-sized outdoor swimming pool. If you just want a laid-back stay, pamper yourself with a relaxing spa treatment. Try the creative dishes at Polanco Kitchen and the signature cocktails at Mira Bar.

The resort’s ideal location allows you to experience a myriad of exciting activities. Take a splash at Knott’s Soak City, which is less than a 10-minute drive away. Joshua Tree National Park and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway are also near the resort.


DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs

Wifi Available

Address: 67967 Vista Chino
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

3. Terranea - L.A.'s Oceanfront Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes (from USD 535)

Visit Terranea - L.A.’s Oceanfront Resort, which offers awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Catalina Island. Sitting on 102 acres (41.3 hectares) of land in Palos Verdes Peninsula, the resort offers a myriad of exhilarating activities, such as kayaking, scuba diving, and whale watching. You can also try horseback riding or explore the hotel’s falconry program. The Links at Terranea offers a 9-hole par-3 oceanfront golf course, perfect for solo golfers or groups. You can even buy golf equipment and clothing on site.

The resort also boasts luxurious rooms with a balcony and the most comfortable linens and pillows. Expect a warm welcome, with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. The outdoor gardens and outdoor fireplace offer the perfect spots to relax amidst nature.

Best of all, the resort’s complimentary shuttle can take you to nearby attractions and shopping centers.


Terranea - L.A.'s Oceanfront Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 100 Terranea Way
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

4. San Vicente Golf Resort in Ramona (from USD 140)

San Vicente Golf Resort boasts an 18-hole golf course on site. This golf course has inland links and a strategic design. The resort also has a golf shop and a golf program for kids.

The resort features cozy rooms with a cable TV and a small fridge. With the free Wi-Fi, you can check social media updates. Kickstart your day at The Oaks Grille, which features American cuisine. Meanwhile, the resort’s perfect location allows you to explore popular places, like nearby Barona Resort & Casino and Barona Creek Golf Club. Adventure lovers will enjoy Barona Oaks MX and Swartz Canyon County Park.


San Vicente Golf Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 24157 San Vicente Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace

5. The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage (from USD 399)

Enjoy a luxurious stay at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, which boasts a Pete Dye-designed golf course. Rentals and golf lessons for both adults and kids are available here. Sitting on 360 acres (145.7 hectares) of land in Rancho Mirage, this resort boasts a 60-feet (18.3-meter) water slide that adventure seekers will love. Meanwhile, sports enthusiasts can enjoy a game of tennis or continue their workout routine in the gym.

Five on-site restaurants offer a wide selection of dining options. Try Caliente Bar’s refreshing specialty cocktails. Additionally, each room in this resort boasts coffee-making facilities, a refrigerator, and private bathrooms. The resort also allows you to visit exciting places such as Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which is 17.7 kilometers (11 miles) away.


The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

6. Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages in Palm Desert (from USD 152)

Marriott Shadow Ridge I-The Villages makes for a perfect stay for the whole family. The resort boasts an on-site public golf course. If don’t know how to play golf, you can avail of lessons. There is also a heated pool on site. Relax and soak in the warm water while the kids enjoy the waterslide or play a friendly match on the tennis courts.

The splendid rooms in this resort, with a balcony or terrace, offer jaw-dropping views of the surroundings. A large soaking tub allows you to bathe and relax in comfort. Enjoy an adventure-filled day trip at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, which is only 12.9 kilometers (8 miles) away from the resort. Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is 35.4 kilometers (22 miles) away, while Knott’s Soak City Waterpark is a 9.3-kilometer (5.8-mile) drive away.


Marriott's Shadow Ridge I - The Villages

Address: 9003 Shadow Ridge Road
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms

7. Hyatt Regency Newport Beach (from USD 260)

Take your vacation to the next level at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, which boasts an on-site par-3 golf course. Bask in the sun in any of the three outdoor swimming pools, hot tubs, and sun terraces. Additionally, a plethora of sports facilities, such as volleyball, table tennis, and shuffleboard, is available.

Satisfy your seafood cravings at the on-site restaurant. Hyatt Regency Lobby Lounge Bar is the perfect place to gather with friends for a cup of coffee or for refreshing cocktails. After a full calendar of activities, retire in the comfort of a lovely room, with some rooms offering breathtaking views of Newport Bay. The resort’s convenient location also allows you to enjoy popular destinations such as Newport Beach. Disneyland is only 24 kilometers (14.9 miles) away. There is also a number of other golf courses nearby,


Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 1107 Jamboree Road
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

8. Welk Resorts San Diego in Escondido (from USD 615)

A unique experience awaits you at Welk Resorts San Diego. The resort sits on 600 acres (242.8 hectares) of land, amidst spectacular mountains, in the valley of Escondido. The resort boasts 2 18-hole public golf courses and extraordinary amenities. Sports lovers can play their favorite games while the kids can have fun on the children’s playground. Adults and kids alike will enjoy the resort’s water sports facilities.

The resort is conveniently located near fun and exciting places that the family will love, such as SeaWorld San Diego and San Diego Zoo.


Welk Resorts San Diego

Wifi Available

Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

9. Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan (from USD 99)

For a one-of-a-kind experience, visit Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan, located in the quiet Dehesa Valley. The resort boasts a 54-hole golf course that has wide fairways and a small putting green, perfect if you don’t want to spend too much time looking for your ball. Keep fit during your holiday at the fitness center or treat yourself to a relaxing massage at Primrose Spa. Meanwhile, Sycuan Café & Grille offers delectable dishes for your cravings. The resort also features charming rooms with views of the picturesque golf courses or the pristine pools.

Sycuan Golf Resort at Sycuan is conveniently located near popular destinations. Kids will have a fun day at the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. For added convenience, a complimentary shuttle can take you to Sycuan Casino.


Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan

Wifi Available

Address: 3007 Dehesa Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

10. Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe (from USD 169)

A perfect vacation awaits you at Morgan Run Club & Resort, which boasts a 27-hole golf course. The golf course has practice areas and a golf shop. There is also a spot for beginners.

For some fun in the sun, take a plunge in the outdoor swimming pool, which comes with lap lanes and a spa pool. Tennis lovers will love a friendly match or competition on the resort’s 11 tennis courts. What’s more, the modern gym allows you to exercise while appreciating nature views. You can also visit the studio for some yoga and Pilates classes.

Conveniently located about 32.2 kilometers (20 miles) north of Downtown San Diego, the resort allows you to frolic around on Solana Beach. For up-close animal experiences and roller coaster rides, you can visit SeaWorld San Diego.


Morgan Run Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 5690 Cancha de Golf
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms

Beautiful golf courses and great amenities for the entire family

Visit Southern California and discover the beauty that it offers. A stay in its luxurious golf resorts guarantees a perfect vacation for the entire family and a whole lot of fun without leaving the property. Check your calendar and book a stay at one of the best golf resorts in Southern California.

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