If 18-hole, championship golf courses, exclusive luxury and the perfect greens are the things of your dreams, South Africa awaits you in 2016. The right bespoke itinerary can include a once-in-a-lifetime safari, white sandy beaches, all the sights of the Mother City, top class vineyards and of course, plenty of time to play and enjoy some world-class golf. Here are our recommendations for the best places to stay in South Africa if you love golf.
Situated just 20 minutes from the centre of Cape Town, the Steenberg Hotel in the Constantia Valley offers the unique opportunity of playing on a top notch, 18-hole championship golf course, whilst also being able to take in all the sights and wonders of Cape Town itself.
Steenberg also happens to be a working wine farm with some excellent restaurants and a spa to enjoy too. A superb choice if travelling with a family, those obsessed with golf and non-golfers alike. Book now.
Just 40 minutes from Cape Town, in the heart of the Cape Winelands, you will find the magical Erinvale golf estate. Full of cobbled walkways, oak trees and within a few minutes drive of Stellenbosch, Erinvale is perfect for those looking to enjoy the course, rejuvenate and fit a round or two within a broader Cape itinerary.
Arabella is known to be the number one golf course in the Western Cape and has been named one of the top 5 in South Africa. It’s a wonderful option for those looking to explore the picturesque Overberg and Hermanus area. Expect old world charm and tranquility and the opportunity to switch off and play the sport you love.
Fancourt offers some of the most well-known and revered golf courses in South Africa. Three of its golf courses are ranked among Golf Digest’s top 20 courses in the country and the Links course is currently number 1 in South Africa. It also offers a Golf Academy and practice facilities. Fancourt can be found on the Garden Route which makes it a great option for those planning a leisurely drive up the east coast. With the majestic Outeniqua mountain range providing a beautiful backdrop, this golf and business resort is also fantastic for families. Breathtaking elegance is the name of the game here. Find out more…
5. Pinnacle Point
Pinnacle Point, on the Garden Route, offers a fantastic selection of golfing villas. The pristine golf course, with spectacular seaside views has often been rated among the top 20 courses in South Africa. Manicured gardens, swimming pools and accommodation suitable for a couple, family or even a business weekend away, it’s certainly worth adding Pinnacle Point to the list.
Pezula Resort offers 83 luxurious retreats to choose from, all set within 2,500 acres of indigenous landscape, close to the wonderful town of Knysna on the Garden Route. Book into the Spa, enjoy the breath-taking views of the Knysna lagoon and play golf until your heart is content!
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Inspired to book that golfing trip of a lifetime? Get in touch and we’ll put together a bespoke itinerary just for you. From a pure golfing trip to an itinerary that includes safari, wine and beach, you can do it all.