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New Aldemar Golf Academy in Crete

06 July 2011

Golfing holiday at the new Aldemar Golf Academy and Crete’s only 18-hole course

GOLFERS dreaming of their next holiday should check out Aldemar’s new Golf Academy at the 5-star Aldemar Royal Mare in the resort of Anissaras, close to Hersonissos and just 25 minutes transfer from Heraklion Airport.

Golf facilities at the new Aldemar Golf Academy offers Callaway Golf equipment and includes lessons by PGA qualified instructors. There are five booths, chipping and putting green, with a selection of daily courses, from introductory to advanced and Green Card.

From 09-16 October Aldemar will be hosting their first golfing tournament, for more details check out

Guests and golfing enthusiasts from beginners to advanced can play full rounds at the Crete Golf Club ( that is just 7 kms from Aldemar Hotel’s four luxury hotels and is the only 18-hole course in the island of Crete.

Located close to Hersonissos the course has been built to international PGA standards by architect Bob Hunt and each hole has been designed to work in harmony with the surrounding landscape and providing stunning views of the mountains and sea.

The course hosts many international competitions and is open year-round, taking advantage of the great climate and light and is an ideal choice for golfers wishing to combine their family holiday with a few rounds of golf. The Crete Golf Club Academy also offers golf lessons for beginners and seasoned players to practice their swing.

Aldemar Hotels ( offer a choice of four luxury hotels in the outskirts of Hersonissos – the 5* Royal Mare, the 5* Knossos Royal, the 5* Royal Villas and the 4* all-inclusive Cretan Village. All offer excellent accommodation and facilities, as well as access to the Royal Mare Thalasso Spa – one of the top ten thalasso spas in the world – and the [Aldemar Tennis Club open from April until October.

Prices start from €853 for a seven night stay for two people including breakfast at the 5* Royal Mare in October. Flights are currently available with Easyjet to Heraklion from £149.82 per person in October flying from Gatwick. Other UK regional airport departures also available.

Holiday packages through most tour operators including Monarch Holidays travelling 04 October 2011 for 7- nights on half board with flights and transfers from £604.50 per person (saving £213 per person), for reservations or call 08719 40 50 40.

For more information on the new golf academy and golfing facilities in Crete or to book, visit

ENDS: Media enquiries to Marlen Taffarello on 01780 481689 or 07789533791 and email

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