World Best Golf Luxury Hotels

With the choice of junior suites, family suites, villas and the lavish Princely villa, Constance Belle Mare Plage is a romantic hideaway in Mauritius offering stunning architectural design in a luxurious setting. Style, space and design combine to create the perfect hotel lifestyle here, with an infinity pool and natural water reserves only adding to the décor by instilling a sense of tranquillity. The rooms are inspired by Feng Shui principles, for example, the beds stand high above the floor to help the circulation of Qi. There are 36-holes of golf on offer here in the Legend Course and the Links Course. The former opened in 1994 and weaves its way through an indigenous forest, as well as along some of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius. The Links Course is a collaboration between Rodney Wright and Peter Alliss and, although cons... Read more
The Casa de Campo Resort & Villas are set out across 7,000 acres in La Romana, Dominican Republic, featuring impressive hotel rooms and suites, as well as spectacular villas with private pools in a lavish setting. As well as three championship golf courses, the resort has an expansive Marina, tennis courts, polo facilities and the private Minitas Beach. The Teeth of the Dog Course here is world-renowned and is regularly ranked as the best golf course in the Dominican Republic. Seven of the 18 jaw-droppingly beautiful holes run along the ocean, with numerous hazards, including rugged rock and coral, making for a spectacular test. The Dye Fore Course offers 27-holes of scenic golf thanks to numerous cliff-side holes dropping 300ft to the Chavon River below. Finally, The Links Course offers a slice of the British Isles in the heart of the C... Read more
Just 20-miles outside of downtown Charleston, the exquisitely designed oceanfront Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Resort really does capture the spirit, history and charm of the beautiful south. Here you will be surrounded by the grandeur of the architecture and experience the ultimate in southern hospitality. The 255 spacious rooms and suites offer the perfect place to recharge the batteries before taking on the five golf courses. With 90-holes of championship golf to choose from, you really are in a golfing paradise. The Ocean Course here is world-famous as it has hosted the Ryder Cup and the USPGA Championship, with the ever-changing winds making this course a great challenge for professionals and amateurs alike. Other courses include the Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point, Tom Fazio’s Osprey Point, Gary Player’s Cougar Point design a... Read more
Fancourt Hotel & Golf Estate is South Africa’s premier leisure resort in the heart of the Garden Route, just 7km from the George Airport. The hotel boasts 115 rooms, while the five-star boutique Manor House features 18 suites offering personalised butler-style service. As well as three 18-hole golf courses, the Estate also has Spa, with an indoor heated Roman Bath, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, cycling trails and the opportunity to try fishing, all within the backdrop of the majestic Outeniqua Mountains. The course designs at Fancourt were spearheaded by Gary Player and are consistently ranked within the top-20 courses in South Africa. The Links Course is consistently ranked as the best golf course in South Africa, and is similar to the likes of links golf in the UK & Ireland. The Outeniqua Course offers 18-holes of parkland golf ... Read more
The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg’s first luxury resort, located at an elevation of 8,825 ft. in the Pir Panjal range of the majestic Himalayas is spread over seven acres in a pristine pine valley. This international class, 85-key resort, offers breathtaking views of snowcapped Affarwat peaks. The resort is just a 10-minute walk from the world’s highest Golf Course and a stone’s throw from Gulmarg’s famed Gondola, the highest ski lift in the world. The Gulmarg Golf Club is an 18 hole challenging course complete with elevated tees and both up and down fairways. With the title of the highest golf course in the world and a grand mountainous backdrop, the golf club offers a spectacular golfing experience.
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa is the only golf resort in Sri Lanka. Spread across a vast coconut palm plantation, the par-70, 18 hole golf course offers spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, with distinctive challenges for both beginners and seasoned players. Designed by Rodney Wright, the globally celebrated designer, the course offers lush fairways and challenging bunkers, with the Dune Area featuring subtle elevation changes and the Sapphire Mine showcasing generous greens with an abundance of water features.
Sophisticated and elegant, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs glows in the morning light as the sun rises to reveal panoramic views across the Pacific. Named the number one resort in Australia and New Zealand by Travel + Leisure, Kauri Cliffs is a traveler’s dream. Activities abound with the David Harman-designed golf course, immersive local heritage tours, bountiful fishing, and spa sanctuary hidden within the native forest. Accommodation is offered in 22 suites set in outlying cottages separate to the main lodge, as well as a two-bedroom Owner’s Cottage. The cottages are nestled in the native forest overlooking the golf course and the Pacific Ocean. The par 72 championship course offers five sets of tees to challenge every skill level.
The Banyan Tree in Phuket has been recognized numerous times as Thailand's -- and even Asia's -- best golfing destination, no mean feat given the quality of the competition. The par 71 course was the work of architect Paul Jansen, with plenty of water hazards added into the mix along the 6,756 yards. The backdrop of the Phuket mountains, lagoons and tropical foliage make it an idyllic spot, while the USGA specification greens guarantee quality putting surfaces year-round. Off-course, every villa has its own pool, while the spa has earned multiple plaudits. Total cost for a couple for two nights in regular season, including two 18-hole rounds of golf, starts from $1,100.
Built upon the original family home of the iconic Jameson Dynasty, Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links is the perfect combination of Irish history and luxury. A classic Links course, the Portmarnock Links encompasses all the characteristics that a golfer seeks when playing Links golf; deep pot bunkers, challenging roughs, and unpredictable coastal wind. The round of golf, albeit potentially challenging, is made worthwhile by the stunning hotel amenities.
This Waldorf Astoria Resort property uses the tagline “play where legends played,” and it’s not hyperbole. The resort has hosted an annual PGA Tour event since 1960—first called the Palm Springs Golf Classic and now known as the Desert Classic presented by Workday—and its multi-day pro-am event has drawn some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Burt Lancaster (not to mention former US Presidents such as Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton, and George H.W. Bush). With five courses—three designed by Pete Dye, as well as layouts created by Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman—La Quinta Resort & Club offers a plethora of golfing options. The Stadium Course may be the resort’s top billing, but like so many of Dye’s championship layouts, it’s a serious test of golf. In fact, the revere... Read more
Enjoy all that Beaver Creek has to offer at the Beaver Creek Lodge, a luxury Colorado ski resort offering year round excitement and activities. Beaver Creek Lodge is a Colorado luxury hotel that accommodates guests and vacationers by offering ski condominiums. In comparison to other Colorado ski resorts and luxury hotels, Beaver Creek Lodge offers ski-to/ski-from convenience, championship golf, and the prestige of one of Vail Valley's most exclusive addresses. Whatever brings you to Beaver Creek, this Colorado luxury resort is the perfect hotel choice among other Colorado ski resort and luxury hotels. Enter a setting of AAA Four-Diamond excellence, and spend your vacation at one of the world's top ski resorts.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary on June 9, 2014, Chatham Bars Inn is one of Cape Cod's most beloved and storied destinations for family vacations, romantic getaways and corporate retreats. What was originally a luxury hunting lodge for wealthy Bostonians is today a full-service resort with 217 individually decorated rooms and suites, endless recreational options, exceptional dining, and an exclusive spa. Chatham Bars Inn has undergone a $100-million renovation that has left nothing untouched. The transformation has retained the Inn's turn-of-the-century charm and breezy, seaside ambience while adding all the comforts and luxuries of modern living. It is located on its own quarter-mile private beach just a short stroll from Chatham, one of the most historic and picturesque villages on the Cape. Chatham Bars Inn is a member of The Leadin... Read more
Trails, Tales & Traditions...Set amidst tea plantations and rolling hills, this tranquil boutique hideaway promises all the splendor, romance and nostalgia of Cameron Highlands' grand colonial heritage. Cameron Highlands Resort is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Tall French doors, timber-beamed ceilings and plantation shutters add colonial charm and a touch of nostalgia to the rooms. Cameron Highlands Resort is situated on the largest hill resort in Malaysia, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, lush greenery, rolling hills and Tudor-styled cottages. The luxurious boutique Resort features 56 beautifully-appointed rooms and suites, and fronts Cameron Highlands' 18-hole golf course. It also houses the third wellness centre of the award-winning Spa Village group, which offers exotic treatments focusing on the healing and restor... Read more