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“very very smal colf course”

Balaia Golf Village
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Erding, Germany
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“very very smal colf course”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

for less money but difficult to play longest fairway 180metres. 30 Euro , but very diffcult to play 3 holes

Visited March 2014
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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“Lovely evening”
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We ate here on our last stay of our holiday in a private villa near village we had a very enjoyable meal although restaurant did seem a little stuffy because we had our grandchildren with us

Visited June 2013
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“The Golf Course”
Reviewed 13 March 2014

You can avail of a golf package for a week or for a month. We took the one week package costing two hundred and seventy euro for two people. This included unlimited golf, club-hire and shoes if necessary. A trolley costs an extra fiver each day.
Hole one: Play across a bridge running between two ponds. Your first challenge with a pitching wedge. The water claims lots of one euro 'fines' for charity!
Hole two: Play across a tall bamboo hedge and wide ravine to reach this green with a 5/6/7 iron. Lots of balls in this ravine!
Hole three: Uphill and with the road in the background. Reasonably easy but out of bounds looming.
Hole four: You cross the road. A good long-iron shot up a tree-lined fairway. Tricky green.
Hole five: Parallel to four. A little longer than some of the pitching wedge shots. Can be deceptive.
Hole six: Back to the main course area and you have a semi-blind shot to a green which is well below the level of the tee. Semi-blind because of the trees in front of you.
Hole seven: This tee is back beside the first and second. Hidden green across a tree skirted fairway. You would do well to reach this green in one.
Hole eight: Play along the course border. This hole is protected by bamboo growth on the right and two nasty bunkers in front. Looks simple from the tee, BUT...
Hole nine: You are playing back towards the clubhouse and along one of the ponds. Reasonably easy, if you can judge the distance without endangering the coffee drinkers at the front of the clubhouse.

Balaia Golf Village has a delightful little course that looks innocent until one hole unexpectedly gobbles you up.
It's a great comfort to pause for that coffee or other refreshment at the clubhouse after nine. You can brood over the mistakes you have made and promise yourself all birdies and pars on the second nine. Good Luck and Enjoy.
And there's always the Club Restaurant to complete your evening with a good meal.

Visited March 2014
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Thatcham
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“Balaia never ceases to amaze me......”
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

This will be our fourth visit to Balaia. We always visit out of season for a break from the English winter. We have stayed in both 1 and 2 bed apartments with owners direct or with the resort. To be fair, the privately owned apartments do feel slightly more lived in than the resort owned places but are a little more pricey.

The facilities are really good, swimming pools galore, tennis courts and of course the golf course. The course is only a 9 hole par 3 but provides plenty of opportunity to lose balls in the water hazards and pine trees.

This visit, we have enjoyed the hospitality of the club house restaurant every night. The catering manager Antonio has gone out of his way to make us feel welcome and has cooked at our table every night. He was only too happy to cook us stuff not on the menu (lobster, cataplana, paella etc).

All in all, Balaia is a chilled out place and somewhere we will be coming back to again and again.

Visited February 2014
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“👍👍👍”
Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

One of the best resorts that I have been in Europe....equipped with all the facilities...spacious aparments, clean and green, friendly staff, beautiful golf course, excellent gym and indoor swimming pool....My family had a memorable and pleasant stay here....will surely eeconmend for its location and also worth tge price.

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