Port Douglas is a great place for a golf holiday. Several resorts in the region have excellent golf courses and only a short drive away in Cairns there are several more. This means that the avid golfer can come to Port Douglas for a holiday and play a different course every day for at least a week. If you like luxury lodgings you will be in your element as two of the towns finest resorts both have superb golf courses. The Sheraton Mirage resort located on the beachfront and only walking distance from the main commercial center of Port Douglas has a superb resort style golf course. This is a challenging layout with plenty of water hazards and interesting holes to play. There is a fantastic pro shop where you can arrange lessons or purchase any golf paraphernalia that you may require. The accommodation at the resort is among the best in Port Douglas so you will be guaranteed to have a great time.
A little further to the south along the Port Douglas beachfront is the Sea Temple resort and it also has a superb layout. A game of golf here will not break the holiday bank account, especially if you play after 3pm when it is cooler. The course has some interesting challenges that you don’t see every day, like the odd crocodile appearing from the swamp. All the facilities are absolutely world class and you will not be disappointed with your golf game here. Mantra Links resort also adjoins the course which gives another choice of where to stay. The nearby town of Mossman which lies some 30 odd kilometres o the north also has a great local golf course where visitors are always welcome.
South of Port Douglas is Palm Cove and there is an excellent golf course here at the Paradise Palms resort. Cairns also boasts several other great layouts where you can hone your golf game to a higher level during your golfing holiday.
If you are an avid golf fanatic, then forget about Hawaii and come to Port Douglas for your next golf holiday.