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From Tee-off to Hole-in-one: Kempinski Hotel Guests Enjoy World-Class Golf Courses

From Tee-off to Hole-in-one: Kempinski Hotel Guests Enjoy World-Class Golf Courses

Enjoying a round of golf, breathing in the fresh air and taking in the stunning surroundings - for a growing number of hotel guests, this is the perfect leisure experience or vacation. Numerous scientific studies have confirmed the benefits of golf: it is one of the most enjoyable and relaxing ways to improve one‘s overall health and well-being. Few other sports offer such a comprehensive opportunity to enhance both physical and mental state.

“We are thrilled to see the growing interest from our guests in exclusive golf getaways, which confirms the value of our investments in this thriving leisure sector. Across our portfolio of 82 international luxury hotels, we offer access to brilliantly designed golf courses in stunning locations, with some even hosting prestigious tournaments”, says Amanda Elder, Chief Commercial Officer of the Kempinski Group and member of the Executive Board. Here is a carefully curated selection of Kempinski’s finest golf-related hotels around the globe.


Belek, a town characterised by its Seljuk-style architecture and crystal-clear waters, offers golf enthusiasts an abundance of choice with its impressive selection of courses. Nestled within the Antalya Golf Club complex, Kempinski Hotel The Dome is a charming Mediterranean resort with lavish pools, a private beach, and the spacious Sanitas Spa complete with a Turkish Hammam. For the ultimate golfing holiday experience, the PGA National Antalya Golf Club offers a challenging 18-hole course spanning 6,477 metres that seamlessly integrates with the surrounding forests. The shorter Pasha course also entices golfers, with strategically placed bunkers inviting experienced players coupled with generous fairways to ease the impact of wayward shots from higher handicappers. Other notable courses include the impressive 7,200-yard championship Carya Golf Club. With Belek’s proximity to the ancient world, guests must not miss the opportunity to visit Aspendos, where the remarkably well-preserved theatre continues to host memorable opera and ballet performances.

On any golf trip, it’s worth dedicating a few days to pure relaxation, and that can easily be achieved at Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol Kitzbuehel Alps, with its indoor and outdoor pools and a spacious Spa. This Austrian hideaway, nestled in the stunning landscape of the Tyrolean Alps is a true destination for golfers, with four courses set in the heart of the picturesque Wilder Kaiser Range, all just a mere five minutes from the town centre. Golf Course Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee-Reith offers majestic mountain views and, especially on the final six holes, fairways that demand precision. This outstanding golf course unfolds through deciduous forests and beneath towering rock faces. The Kaps course at Kasper Castle is a fun, a nine-hole course that includes island greens on holes eight and nine.

The Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo is conveniently located near the fascinating ancient monuments that make Egypt’s capital city a popular destination for the entire family. During their stay guests can practice their swing on the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr. Championship course or take things easy with a fun round of footgolf. The Madinaty Golf Club offers an exceptional experience both on and off the course. Guests are encouraged to take time to stroll along the banks of the famous River Nile and explore the historic palaces and mosques along Al-Muizz Al-Dean Street. Of course, a stay in Cairo wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Great Pyramid of Giza. With its prime downtown location, the Kempinski Nile Hotel promises tranquillity amid Cairo’s lively ambience. Four extraordinary dining options tempt every guest’s taste buds, while Kempinski The Spa and the rooftop pool invite them to relax and unwind.

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Reminiscent of an open-air theatre, The Apurva Kempinski Bali is perched atop a cliff at Nusa Dua. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, more than half of the rooms have private plunge pools. Guests can indulge in indigenous-inspired treatments at the Apurva Spa, or enjoy a sunny stroll through the fragrant gardens that epitomise the beachfront luxury for which Bali is renowned. The Bali National Golf Club has been ranked as one of the top courses in Indonesia and the Asia Pacific region. Its 18 holes offer golfers a diverse range of distinct zones and challenges – from creeks and canyons on the front nine to then lush, mature groves on the back, all wrapping up with an island green on 17th followed by a lakeside hole on the 18th. For golf enthusiasts seeking a rewarding and beautiful round, New Kuta Golf combines 18 challenging holes with breathtaking views of limestone cliffs and the ocean. While there’s plenty to do on the coast – from snorkelling to sunbathing – guests should not miss the chance to explore the vibrant interior of this tropical island.

At the foot of Bulgaria’s Pirin mountains, Bansko is a hidden gem that appeals to more than just those seeking winter sports and natural beauty. Guests of the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko can take in spectacular views of the surrounding summits. The hotel’s Spa offers three relaxing pools, while guests can choose from four bars and three enticing restaurants, including a sushi bar and teppanyaki grill. The course at Pirin Golf & Country Club is designed by and bears the name of Welsh golfer Ian Woosnam, a former Master’s champion, previous captain of Europe’s Ryder Cup team and a World Golf Hall of Fame inductee. Set amidst a rough and rugged mountain terrain, the course challenges players to navigate 18 holes set winding through four lakes, a river and 80 bunkers. Bansko provides a variety of summer activites, such as hiking along the undulating trails of Pirin National Park, or taking gondola rides to the top of Bunderishka Polyana for breathtaking panoramic views.

Meticulous restoration has breathed new life into The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. Originally built in 1904, Stamford House boasts a Venetian Renaissance style and now belongs to a uniquely charming 155-room hotel, complete with an elegant spa and a saltwater relaxation pool. Situated on the private island, the Sentosa Golf Club offers two challenging courses. As the host venue for the Singapore Open since 2005, The Serapong course pairs beautiful views with large lagoons and striking rock formations, including the iconic ‘Dragon’s tooth’. Inspired by the sand belt golfing experiences, The Tanjong course has an unparalleled personality featuring waterfalls, lakes and creeks, proving the perfect background for weddings. The Sentosa Golf Club promises exceptional views of Singapore at every turn. Guests may also take a tour through the Night Safari, which offers a rare opportunity to observe nocturnal creatures at their most active.