Regional golfing enthusiasts can enjoy the benefits of playing world-class and award-winning courses across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) while also taking pleasure in staying at luxury world-class accommodation.
Kapil Aggarwal Director of Sales & Marketing Hyatt International - South West Asia said: “Golf is a hugely popular sport in the MENA region and enthusiasts often look for courses close to home - perfect for weekend breaks. Combining sporting activities and luxurious travel destinations make for an ideal get-away.”
Voted one of the world’s ‘Top Golf Courses,’ is Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, located on the shores of the creek and adjacent to the Park Hyatt Dubai. This Dubai golf academy, which offers a nine-hole Par 3 course, is perfect for both beginners looking to learn, and experienced players wanting to practice their short game skills. The luxury property, boasting 225 luxury rooms and suites, also houses the beautifully serene Amara Spa.
For those with a longing for sun, sea and mountains, Taba Heights Resort in Egypt is set among 368 hectares of landscaped gardens and lagoons spread out along five kilometres of beautiful, roving coastline. Breathtaking views of mountains and the Red Sea provide guests with a holiday experience that will be difficult to forget.
With a backdrop of Sinai Mountains, Taba Heights’ championship 18-hole golf course was designed by John Sanford, a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and overlooks Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the azure waters of the Red Sea. Local attractions such as Red Sea diving and special spa treatments are also available.
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas, scheduled to open in Q3 2011, is an exclusive sanctuary of contemporary luxury located on the much-talked about Saadiyat Island. The hotel is the ideal destination for guests searching for serenity and intimacy. Blessed with 9 kilometres of environmentally protected coastline, the hotel offers unobstructed views of the waterfront from most of its rooms.
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi neighbours the world-famous, championship 18-hole Gary Player-designed Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the hotel is also minutes from the city’s prime business and Corniche districts.