With the promise of sunshine, sandy beaches, iconic clubhouses and a number of championship courses to choose from - the UAE in particular Dubai and Abu Dhabi have become an attractive golf destination.
Rotana Hotels and Resorts, leading hospitality management group in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has a number of properties in the UAE which are perfectly located to explore the ‘St. Andrews of the Middle East.’
Golf enthusiasts can combine a sunshine break with attending the word’s greatest golfing events including the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship and the DP World Tour Championship where they can see their golfing idols in full swing.
A Dubai Golf Getaway
Home to the prestigious Emirates Golf Club and the tropical Creek and Yacht Club, Dubai welcomes players all year round and hosts numerous international golfing tournaments, including the Dubai Desert Classic. Both clubs offer 18-hole championship courses complete with spectacular views, rolling fairways and challenging waters as well as opulent clubhouses for post game refreshments and entertainment.
Amwaj Rotana, nestled in the heart of Dubai, is suitably located just 15 minutes from Jumeirah Golf Estates, for guests to enjoy the buzz of the city as well as an active golfing break in the sun. Just a stone’s throw from the Arabian Gulf and complete with a Bodylines Health and Fitness centre, Amwaj Rotana provides immediate access to relaxation for golfing enthusiasts at the end of a long day on the green.
Your Golf Travel can offer a group deal where one person in a group of 12 goes for free (including accommodation, flights and rounds of golf). This is based on five nights at Amwaj Rotana, Dubai starting from £1199 per adult departing from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic and three rounds of golf (two rounds at Jumeirah Earth Golf Estates and one round at Jumeirah Fire Golf Course).
An Abu Dhabi Golf Getaway
An Arabian oasis of tranquillity in the heart of the capital, the Abu Dhabi Golf Club is arguably one of the best golfing experiences in the Middle East. Having recently played host to the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship and welcomed the most famous of players including Justin Rose, David Howell and Tiger Woods, this course is a desired location for all golfers. Featuring a fully floodlit 9-hole course as well as the 18-hole national course, golfers will face challenging contours that require wise club choices and high levels of precision.
This golf course is ideally located just 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and twenty minutes from the five star Beach Rotana. With a selection of restaurants and bars, a beach front location, water sports centre, swimming pool, and spa facilities, the hotel offers a perfect beach when the golf clubs are packed away.
Your Golf Travel can offer three nights at Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi starting from £689 per adult departing from either London Heathrow or Manchester Airport with Etihad Airways, along with three rounds of golf at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Yas Island Links and Saadiyat Beach. This price is based on return flights and accommodation in a classic room on a bed and breakfast basis.
A Yas Island Golf Getaway
The first professional PGA Links golf course in the Middle East region is located on the iconic Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The eighteen-hole course is set against dramatic views of the Arabian Gulf and offers a course to put golfers to the test.
Yas Island Rotana is an ideally located spot to enjoy the city’s premier entertainment precinct from. Overlooking the world’s fastest ride at Ferrari World, the world’s largest indoor amusement park and Yas Links Abu Dhabi golf course, Yas Island Rotana is the perfect choice for golfing enthusiasts and jet setters who don’t want to miss out on the action.
Your Golf Travel can offer four nights at Yas Island Rotana, Abu Dhabi starting from £699 per adult departing from either London Heathrow or Manchester Airport with Etihad Airways, along with three rounds of golf at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Yas Island Links and Saadiyat Beach. This price is based on return flights and accommodation in a classic room on a bed and breakfast basis.