Get into the Swing of Things with Great Golf Stays
Whether you are a novice golfer looking for a sociable getaway, a professional player looking for a competitive game, a family looking for a multi-purpose holiday or an employee searching for the perfect business networking trip, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, delved into its over 1.4 million properties in over 120,000 destinations around the world to find the best golf stays and, of course, where to stay.
Follow in the footsteps of royalty at the St. Andrews Golf Course in the idyllic Scottish countryside, relax in the sunny city of Palm Desert with its chic country clubs and poolside cabanas, or even try a golf course at the foot of a mountain; there is something for all types of golf enthusiasts.
Where to stay: If you’re looking for an ace of a stay then look no further than the prestigious Old Course Hotel and get the celebrity treatment with world-class service. With an impressive seven courses to choose from, the St. Andrews Golf Course is suited to both beginners and experts. To truly look the part, treat yourself to the official merchandise and lessons are available upon request. After a day on the green, take in the beautiful scenery of West Sands Beach, relax at the luxurious spa and dine at the award-winning restaurant. Make sure you visit the Road Hole Restaurant for fine-dining and a selection of over two-hundred whiskies. The top types of accommodation booked in St. Andrews by Booking.com travellers are hotels, bed and breakfasts and inns and the top nationalities that booked this year include British, American and German.
Where to stay: Golf enthusiasts will love a stay at the Westin Desert Willow Villas which are ideally situated within a five minute drive from three golf courses; the Desert Willow Golf Resort, Santa Rosa Country Club and the Palm Desert Greens Country Club. On days off the green, take in the surrounding beauty with a tranquil horseback ride or an exhilarating hike, go for a dip in the outdoor pool or tuck into tasty grilled food at the onsite restaurant. The top types of accommodation booked in Palm Desert by Booking.com travellers are hotels, resorts and villas and the top nationalities that booked this year include Canadian, German and British.
Where to stay: Book a stay in Hanafubuki for a relaxing getaway and unwind in one of the hotel’s seven private hot-spring baths, perfect after a day of pitching and putting. Take a short drive to the Kawana Golf Course, comprising of the beautiful Fuji and Oshima courses and celebrate their beauty, challenges and seaside settings. Indulge your taste buds in traditional Japanese cuisine, meditate in the hotel’s private garden or choose from a selection of massage treatments after those challenging bunker swings. The top nationalities that booked Ito this year are Chinese, Taiwanese and American and the top types of accommodation booked are Ryokans, hotels and hostels.
Where to stay: The Villafound Jade is located in the picturesque village of Yuhu, surrounded by luscious green valleys and the impressive Yulong Snow Mountain. Guests staying at the Villafound Jade can reach the unique Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club in a twenty minute drive, set at the bottom of the famous mountain. This is the second highest golf course in the world and thanks to the elevation the golf ball flies 20 percent further than normal! Other attractions include the Ancient Tea Horse Road Museum, the Square Street Shuhe Ancient Town and the Nine-Tripod Dragon Pond. The top nationalities that booked Lijang City this year are Korean, French and American and the top types of accommodation booked are inns, hotels and hostels.
Where to stay: Stay at the distinctive Diamante MHotel for artistic and modern rooms, an unrivalled location in the heart of the city and a popular onsite restaurant. Golf enthusiasts can take a short trip to the renowned Royal Park Roveri Golf Course, a world heritage site home to the Trent Jones course, the Pramerica course, a driving range and putting green. After fun on the fairway dine at the Clubhouse in comfort and style with an extensive selection of wines. The top nationalities that booked Torino, Italy this year include French, Swiss and British and the top types of accommodation booked are hotels, apartments and bed and breakfasts.
Where to stay: Boasting a free spa, private golf facilities and four onsite restaurants, the luxurious Steigenberger Hotel Treudelberg Hamburg is perfect for the whole family. Offering spacious and elegant rooms, an impressive 27-hole championship golf course, an exclusive Country Club and delicious international cuisine served in the restaurant or out on the expansive summer terrace, there is something for everyone. The top nationalities that booked Hamburg this year include Danish, British and Swiss and the top types of accommodation booked are hotels, hostels and apart-hotels.
Where to stay: Enjoy a stay at the charming Eden Park Bed And Breakfast Inn located in the picturesque district of Mount Eden. This quaint B&B offers four rooms, each with ensuites, daily home-made breakfasts and a welcoming lounge. The Eden Park is the ideal setting for those looking to explore the elegant surroundings of Mount Eden, including the world-famous cricket, rugby and golf grounds. Check out the Chamberlain Park Golf Course, the Titirangi Golf Course or the Wattle Downs Golf Course. The top nationalities that booked Auckland this year include Australian, Chinese and British and the top types of accommodation booked are hotels, apart-hotels and motels.