On Saturday 28th September Altea Club de Golf officially opened their new Jacaranda Restaurant and Bernia Fitness Centre. Over 200 members, families and guests attended the evening which commenced with an opening ceremony performed by the Mayor of Altea, Jaime Llinares, accompanied by the Club President, Gerrit Jan Smitskamp. This was followed by a buffet and dancing to music performed by the group,“After Midnight”.
During the evening the Mayor and guests were entertained on the totally renovated restaurant terrace and were shown around the new fitness centre, which boasts a fully equipped gymnasium, personal trainer, pilates and yoga studios, chiropractor, physiotherapist and masseur.
President Gerrit Jan said ”These new facilities and services are part of a plan to make the club one of the best 9 hole golf courses in Spain. They are available to everyone and, in particular, to residents of Altea and Altea La Vella. There can now be few better locations for weddings, parties and private or business functions.”
The club is wholly owned by it’s members and is looking to attract new members. With this in mind the club will shortly be expanding their Golf Academy with a Golf Simulator, which will be available to both members and non-members.
Combined with considerable improvements to the condition of the course, an active social side and a beautiful location between the mountains and the sea, the club (the oldest on the Costa Blanca) believe that they are at the beginning of a new and exciting era.