Top Golf Destinations to Visit with ThirdHome

June 26, 2019 • By Margeaux Gerwin


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ThirdHome properties have access to some of the world’s most renowned golf courses in the world!

Planning your next golf trip? ThirdHome’s portfolio has plenty of luxury properties in close proximity to some of the most prestigious and award-winning golf courses around the world. Keep reading to find out which property you need to put on your “watch” list!

United States

Play the same courses as the pros! Whether you’re playing 18 holes along the Hawaiian shoreline or amongst the greenery in North Carolina, the United States has some of the best courses in the world where championships are played.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Desert Mountain | Scottsdale, Arizona

This Desert Mountain residence sits right on the 17th fairway of the Chiricahua golf course. Offering 4 bedrooms and majestic views of the mountains, sunsets and the golf course, this luxury home will not disappoint! The property is part of a very exclusive and private Desert Mountain Club. It is the only private community worldwide with six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, each one designed to offer an individual playing experience at all skill levels.

Palm Springs, California

Villa Augustine | Palm Springs, California

Villa Augustine is a stunning and modern desert oasis! Located in the private community of Parc Andreas, this villa is a fabulous golf destination for a group ready to hit the links. The Indian Canyons Golf Resort is one of the top golf resorts in Palm Springs and Coachella Valley, and is only minutes away from Villa Augustine! The 36-hole resort has been played by Hollywood celebrities and former presidents such as Frank Sinatra and Dwight D. Eisenhower! Guests are welcome to 4 well-decorated bedrooms after a long day on the course.

Pinehurst, North Carolina

Sugar Magnolia Estate | Pinehurst, North Carolina

Built in 1902, the Sugar Magnolia Estate is a 5-bedroom historical marvel designed for sophisticated living and relaxation. When staying at this magnificent residence, take the opportunity to explore the exclusive Pinehurst Resort! World-class golf has been played at Pinehurst since 1895. Plan your trip to play this historic course and stay in luxury at the Magnolia Sugar Estate, located just minutes down the road.

Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii

Hale Mikana | Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii

Hale Mikana is a true Hawaiian paradise with stunning mountain and ocean views! Located right on the 6th hole of the Makai Golf Course, guests are just steps away from the ultimate golf experience. Elegant furnishings tie the interior of the home together with 4 bedrooms that accommodate up to 10 guests total. There is plenty of space for a large group to relax after a fun day playing the course, including the lawn which has a large pool and great view.


Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

Rosewood Bermuda Golf Villas | Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

Rosewood Bermuda, formerly Tucker’s Point, is a premier residential community defined by 200 acres of prized waterfront and golf course property. Escape to the prestigious Rosewood Bermuda Golf, Tennis and Beach Club for the ultimate luxury-filled getaway! The Golf Villas Residence Club is set far above sea level, providing picturesque views of Harrington Sound, Castle Harbour and the golf course. The villa is filled with high-end finishes and appointments and will have guests feeling relaxed, recharged and ready to hit the course day after day.


The Caribbean is a favorite destination of any avid golfer. Award-winning and world-class golf courses can be found on every island!

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Villa Blanca |Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

This 10,000 square-foot luxury villa is located in the exclusive gated community of Punta Cana Resort and Club. Celebrity members of the club have included Oscar de la Renta, Julio Iglesias and Mikhail Baryshnikov! Villa Blanca offers 6 bedrooms and fantastic views of the La Cana golf course, a 27-hole course designed by P.B. Dye with 14 holes with ocean views. The beach club and spa are just minutes from this gorgeous villa to enjoy after 18 holes! Villa Blanca is also available on ThirdHome Rentals.

Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

Ventanas al Mar | Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

Ventanas al Mar is a beautiful home designed by renowned French architect Savin Couëlle. Ventanas al Mar means “windows to the sea”, which is absolutely fitting because of the property’s incredible ocean views! Ventanas al Mar is located on 8th hole on the Teeth of the Dog golf course. Guests have unparalleled access to the course and can enjoy outdoor relaxation areas after a long day of playing! With 4 bedrooms, guests are able to enjoy plenty of space at this fabulous golf destination.

Sandy Bay, Jamaica

Wheel House Villa | Sandy Bay, Jamaica

The Wheel House Villa located in Sandy Bay, Jamaica is a magnificent, eclectic residence like no other! All 6 of the bedrooms are newly renovated with beautiful granite and marble en suite bathrooms. The Wheel House Villa is fully staffed with a cook, gardener, maid and helper to make sure all guests are fully relaxed and stay with ease. Guests have access to the private and elite Tryall Club, to play as the please! The hosts of the Wheel House Villa also provide ThirdHome guests with 2 golf carts during their stay. The Wheel House Villa is also available on ThirdHome Rentals.


From Cabo to Punta de Mita, state of the art golf courses can be found all over Mexico. Take in views of the Pacific while playing a round with family or friends.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Diamante Golf Villa | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Wake up to the roar of the Pacific at Diamante’s luxurious golf villas. Play a Scottish-links, world-class course with stunning views of the ocean. The Golf Villa Residences are adjacent to the practice facility of the Diamante Dunes Course and guests have access to the clubhouse, practice facility and all courses on the property. The villas offer guests 4 bedrooms and the ultimate golf getaway in Cabo!

Punta de Mita, Mexico

Casa Desiderata | Punta de Mita, Mexico

Located on one of the most breathtaking ocean vistas in the world, Casa Desiderata is a five-bedroom stunner that will delight and pamper guests endlessly! Casa Desiderata resides within the private and luxurious Punta Mita Resort, sprawling over 8,000 square-feet with 5 bedrooms. Any golfer will love the proximity to championship-level golf, especially when the 9th hole of the Pacifico Four Seasons Golf Course is your backyard!

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Casa Villa Golf | San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

This magnificent villa overlooks the 4th green of the Ventanas de San Miguel, one of Mexico’s newest and most exclusive golf courses. Casa Villa Golf is located in a private gated community with spectacular views of the course, cityscape of San Miguel and the Picacho and Sierra Guanajuato Mountains. With 5 bedrooms for guests to indulge in, Casa Villa Golf is a prime destination for a group of golfers to visit!


The game of golf has been loved by Europeans for centuries, especially in the United Kingdom. Play 18 holes amongst history.

St. Andrews, United Kingdom

The Best View in Golf | St. Andrews, United Kingdom

This fantastic property overlooks one of the most iconic locations in the world of golf: the 1st tee and 18th green of the Old Course at St. Andrews. Offering 2 bedrooms, guests are able to experience the historic destination in comfort and awe. The Old Course is a regular host to the Open Championship which will be held at St. Andrews once again in July of 2021. From the bay window in the living room, you can watch the world go by on the 18th green with the Royal & Ancient Golf Club sitting majestically in the background!

Doonbeg, Ireland

This exquisitely furnished, two-floor hotel suite in Ireland, evokes a home away from home for guests during their stay in County Clare. The suite features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a private kitchen, separate sitting rooms and grand fireplaces. Guests have access to the world-class 18-hole golf course on the property designed by Greg Norman. Enjoy fantastic views of the ocean while being immersed in luxury and a variety of 5-star services offered by the hotel itself.

Caldes de Malavella, Spain

La Selva at PGA Cataluyna | Caldes de Malavella, Spain

Located less than an hour from Barcelona, this immaculate 4-bedroom villa is nestled in the luxury contemporary resort of PGA Catalunya. It is included within a smaller group of hoes called La Selva Villas, which are all spacious and exceptionally furnished homes for hosting friends and family. Golfers will be delighted to play the number 1 course in Spain, PGA Catalunya Resort, while staying at the luxurious La Selva residence!

South Africa

South Africa is the ultimate destination for a unique and stunning course view! Play a round of golf with a group one day, and plan your safari the next.

Kleinmond, South Africa

Arabella Hotel, Spa and Golf Estate | Kleinmond, South Africa

The Araballa Hotel, Spa and Golf Estate is located in the heart of the Kogeleberg Biosphere Reserve. Every room leads to a private terrace or balcony overlooking pristine grounds, pool, mountain views or the lagoon. It is home to one of the top ranked golf courses in South Africa, which any golfer would be elated to play while surrounded by such stunning beauty. The private suites offered to ThirdHome members include 4 luxurious bedrooms for guests to enjoy!

New Zealand

Play one-of-a-kind courses under the New Zealand sky. The landscape in this stunning country makes for the perfect mix of challenge and beauty on every course!

Kinloch, New Zealand

Dunalistair House at The Kinloch Golf Club | Kinloch, New Zealand

Dunalistair House offers luxurious, yet understated design in what is one of New Zealand’s premium award-winning luxury homes. This 4-bedroom residence has panoramic, outstanding views of the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at the Kinloch Golf Club and well as Lake Taupo. Additionally, the Wairakei Golf course and sanctuary is only 15 minutes away by car if guests would like to play both world-class courses!

No matter where your home base is, the game of golf is loved all over the world! If you’re interested in booking one of these properties, make sure to put them on your ThirdHome Exchange “watch” list.

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