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Shangri-la Resort & Spa Hambantota

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Stay at the luxurious Shangri-la Resort & Spa in Hambantota when you visit Sri Lanka. Golf Tours Abroad’s Sri Lanka Scenic golf package includes this resort & golf course.

Overlooking the pristine southern coast of beautiful Sri Lanka, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is located along the ancient Spice Route in a city steeped in rich history. Hambantota is known for its natural beauty and wildlife, and gives visitors the opportunity of exploring Asia’s most fascinating nature sanctuaries – Yala and Bundala National Parks. The luxury resort spans 53 hectares, making it the largest resort in Sri Lanka. Boasting 300 spacious rooms, including 21 suites, all surrounded by stunning tropical gardens. The luxury resort is home to an 18-hole golf course, an expansive spa and an artisan village that celebrates local arts and crafts.

Shangri-La’s signature spa is called CHI and it’s a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being that features exceptional Chinese and Ayurvedic treatments. A health club, a 30-metre sunset pool and an additional free-form lagoon pool offer recreational opportunities and facilities unparalleled in Sri Lanka. A wide variety of vibrant dining destinations can be found throughout the resort. Bojunhala serves local food, while the stunning Sera, inspired by the famous hawker stalls of Southeast Asia, provides a variety of comfort foods. Located within the golf clubhouse is Ulpatha restaurant, which offers beers on tap, refreshing drinks from the island bar and delicious pub-style light meals in a sociable setting.

With the natural beauty surrounding the area, a wedding at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is the ideal place to tie the knot. In addition to the main ballroom, the resort boasts five conference rooms excellent for conventions and meetings. Families are given a warm welcome at the resort with a range of services designed especially for them. The Cool Zone Kids Club is open every day and there are plenty of other activities to keep younger guests happy with a 7m high trapeze, a drone flying area, outdoor water park, childrens’ pool and childcare facilities. When you stay at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa you’ll feel reconnected, re-energised and in touch with the great outdoors. Discover the true spirit of Sri Lanka.

Shangri-la Resort & Spa Hambantota features in our Sri Lanka Scenic golf holiday package.

Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

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Golf in Sri Lanka with Golf Tours Abroad and play Nuwara Eliya Golf Club which is one of the oldest and most beautiful golf courses in the world.

Location: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Distance: 6075 yards
Course Par: 71
Designer: UK Soldiers

Opened: 1889
Caddies: Yes
Carts: No – hand-drawn buggies

The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club was founded in 1889 and is one of the oldest golf clubs in Asia and most likely the world. It is located 1830m above sea level in the Nuwara Eliya district which is renowned all over the world for the premium quality tea that’s produced in the plantations that surround the golf club. Nuwara Eliya Golf Club continues with its customs and traditions of the country’s colonial past and its old world charm has a special aura about it. It is an institution that’s rich in tradition & history and carries an ambience unparalleled in Sri Lanka.

Despite being situated just a stone’s throw from the town, the club still maintains an air of exclusivity deserving of its historic beginnings. The course consists of long, narrow fairways, bordered by rows of towering eucalyptus trees and elegant cypresses, closely knit by dense acacia shrubbery. The grass on the greens is a mix of native combined with bluegrass. Good positional play is must for a positive outcome and the course terrain, with its succession of undulations and and water hazards is a confronting challenge to the serious golfer. Despite its inherent natural difficulties, the course does offer periods of forgiveness which will be appreciated by the enthusiastic amateur.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club has a well earned reputation as one of the ‘friendliest golf clubs’ in Sri Lanka. The staff work hard to provide an experience that exceeds expectations, both on the golf course and in the clubhouse. Assisted by a team of highly competent ground staff, they work very hard at providing a course that can be enjoyed by everyone.

Nuwara Eliya Golf Club features in our Sri Lanka Intro golf holiday package.

Victoria Golf & Country Resort Video

Golf Tours Abroad are presenting a video of Victoria Golf & Country Resort in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The 6993 yard Par 73 championship course was designed by Donald Steel and commissioned in 1999. For more in-depth details about this golf resort in Sri Lanka, visit our Victoria Golf & Country Resort blog post. Golf Tours Abroad feature Victoria Golf & Country Resort in their Sri Lanka Intro and Sri Lanka Scenic golf holiday packages.

Victoria Golf & Country Resort

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Golf in Sri Lanka with Golf Tours Abroad and play Victoria Golf & Country Resort which is ranked among the 100 most beautiful golf courses in the world.

Location: Kandy
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Distance: 6933 yards
Course Par: 73
Designer: Donald Steel

Opened: 1999
Caddies: Yes – compulsory
Carts: Yes

Victoria Golf & Country Resort is located in the eco-friendly setting in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. The Victoria Golf & Country resort spanning over 517 acres of lush green land are surrounded by the blue waters of the Victoria Reservoir against the backdrop of the Knuckles mountain range. The challenging tee shots and narrow tree-lined fairways are challenging golfers’ obstacles whilst the 3rd & 5th holes overlook the panoramic Victoria Reservoir. The majestic course has become an outright favourite amongst local and foreign golfers. Families of golfers opt to stay in well appointed golf chalets around the course and are attracted to the resort’s recreational options such as Horse Riding and Cycling.

Victoria Golf & Country Resort features in our Sri Lanka Intro and Sri Lanka Scenic golf holiday packages.

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