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Mallorca’s Pula Golf Resort Touted as World’s Most Eco-Friendly Golf Experience

Pula Golf Resort in Mallorca has been nominated the world’s best eco-friendly golf facility.

It is one of a number of nominations at this year’s World Golf Awards (which take place in November) which Pula has landed – the others being Europe’s best golf venue and the World’s best emerging golf destination.

But, arguably it is the eco-friendly nomination that matters most. The nod further boosts Pula’s already impressive ‘green’ credentials; with it having previously picked up environmental industry certification for its commitment to sustainable golf. Pula has built up a recognition for being eco-friendly over a number of years.

The resort – just last year – was the first in Spain to be officially designated as a CRH, or a Competitive Regenerative Hotel. This is a hotel which generates more resources than it consumes.

A pioneer of sustainable golf, Pula – which is located near the town of Son Servera in the east of Mallorca – led the way with an irrigation system on its course which reduces waste by recycling water around the course.

LED energy-efficient lighting was installed across the entire resort seven years ago; plastic bottles have been outlawed; an ecological garden has been opened and solar panels are soon to be installed.

Geoff Percival
Geoff Percival
Geoff has worked in business, news, consumer and travel journalism for more than 25 years; having worked for and contributed to the likes of The Irish Examiner, Business & Finance, Business Plus, The Sunday Times, The Irish News, Senior Times, and The Sunday Tribune.

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