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A love affair with golf

Golf at the balkan jewel resort and spa


Golf at the Pirin, Right on Our Doorstep near Bansko

Pirin golf course map

There are millions of golfing lovers all over the globe. They’re passionate, super enthusiastic and wouldn’t dream of missing an opportunity to play their favourite sport, indulge in the beauty of nature, put their competitor hat on and focus on improving their game and enjoying hours of golf bliss. Sounds like we’re describing you? 

Welcome to the Pirin Golf & Country Club right on our doorstep

If you haven’t yet stumbled over the luscious luxury golf course right next to the Balkan Jewel Resort & Spa, well consider this your lucky day. If you’ve already visited us and spent a weekend or more of sheer golf bliss, we know that you’re ever so fond of this magical space and can’t wait to come back and enjoy a game of golf at the exquisite Pirin Golf & Country Club. Golf at the Balkan Jewel Bansko

Set against the towering back drop of the stunning Pirin Mountains, the Ian Woosnam Golf Course encapsulates what it means to play golf in the mountains. It’s really as gorgeously stupendous as it sounds –  an outstanding 18-hole, par 72 championship course designed by the winning 2006 Ryder Cup Captain. 

Here’s what golfing enthusiasts love.  

The golf course takes players on an adventure through the rough and rugged terrain, which is designed to excite and challenge golfers of all levels, while still being enjoyable for absolute beginners. That’s right, if you have no golfing experience and would like to give this sport a shot, the golf course just a few minutes away from your favourite home away from home, the Balkan Jewel is the perfect place to begin. 

golf at the balkan jewel pirin Bansko

Every golf game is its own story and will present special celebration moments which you will treasure and will make you want to continue to improve your game, network with other golfers and dedicate even more of your travel time to setting your own personal best. No matter how far you hit the ball or whether you prefer to take the aerial route or chip and run it, there is a route from the tee to the green for every golfer to discover.  


The gorgeous weather here in Bansko is really the cherry on the cake. The almost constant Summer wind, gently blows through the Razlog valley and has a large impact on the strategy of your game. In fact, anyone failing to take the wind into consideration will almost certainly find themselves in more than one of the numerous well placed strategic pot styled bunkers, which are dotted around the golf course. 


So, if you’re a golf lover looking to try out one of the world’s most popular golf courses, hop over to the Balkan Jewel Resort & Spa website here, book your accommodation and chat with our friendly team – they’ll be more than happy to tell you all about our resort and the golf course.

Oh and one more thing. Golfing lovers don’t need to feel guilty for spending hours away from their nearest and dearest, because your travel companions have an endless list of things to do while they’re here – they can explore the city, taste delicious dishes, spend time at the spa, go horse-riding or even visit the glorious caves while you get to dedicate time to your favourite sport. Really, there’s nothing stopping you. If you fancy a golfing holiday some time soon, we’ll see you at the Balkan Jewel Resort & Spa soon.

Wondering What Else You Can Do Whilst You Are Here?

Here’s a calendar of events and others things for you to do in the area
View detailed weather forecast for the area
We also offer a number of adventure and sports packages which include golfing and a mixture of some or all of the following
River Rafting
Skiing and Snowboarding
Horse Riding
Quad Bikes or Buggies
• Golf
Mountain Biking
Hiking, Trekking & Walking
• and much much more
Custom Packages
Don’t see exactly the right package for you or your group ? We offer a complimentary Group & Event Organiser who specialises in helping you make arrangements for you or your group and will help you put together a custom package to suit.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d have any questions, would like to book or to speak to our Event & Group Coordinator.


Happy holidays 

Balkan Jewel Resort