Barbados Golf Vacation
Barbados golf is a something of a phenomenon on this sun soaked Caribbean golf vacation paradise. A golf vacation package to Barbados merges old world English charm and new world style, tasteful luxury, and natural beauty. Barbados is also an island of contrast with the bustle of Broad Street in downtown Bridgetown seemingly a million miles from the sanctuary of golf resorts on the calm sedate West Coast.
Barbados is a coral island, pushed out of the sea by volcanic activity. On the West Coast of Barbados, coral shore beaches of fine white sand stretch along a blue-green sea. The constant trade winds give Barbados a pleasant tropical climate and add to the golfers challenge.
The Barbados golf vacation experience is highlighted world class golf, gorgeous coral sand beaches, great food, and warm friendly people. Royal Westmoreland is the best course on the island and villa rentals there are recommended. Nearby Sandy Lane Resort also features 2 incredible and infamous golf courses, plus the new Apes Hill and the public Barbados Golf Club add to this island’s golf diversity. Let sophisticated golfer create your Caribbean golf vacation to Barbados.
Featured Barbados Golf Courses…
The golf course at Apes Hill Club officially opened December, 2009. With lush pasture-land, coral stone quarries, wooded ravines and sparkling lakes the course is as much in accord with its varied surroundings as it is an exciting challenge for golfers. Multiple tees, elevated to showcase breathtaking Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean/ East coast views, allow players of all capabilities equal opportunity for a satisfying game. The golf course has gained international recognition for being as environmentally friendly as possible.
Barbados Golf Club
Barbados Golf Club, located at Durants in the southern parish of Christ Church, has become the soul of golfing in Barbados. The course was approved and sanctioned by the PGA European Tour to host a PGA Seniors Tournament in 2003 and it has also hosted the Barbados Open on several occasions. The golf course was reopened in 2000 after a period of reconstruction to the environmentally sensitive design specifications of Ron Kirby. He redesigned the course to produce a fair, challenging and a pleasurable game for golfers of all levels of skill and competence.
Ranked as high as 31st in the world outside of the USA and designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., the 7045 yard Royal Westmoreland is the best course on Barbados. Considerable features have been made of the natural environment with holes exploiting an old coral stone quarry and tight greens bordering ravines. Bunkers abound throughout the course; each hole offers several tees to accommodate every level of play and crystal blue Caribbean Sea views shimmer from every green. The Royal Westmoreland Villas are a Sophisticated Golfer top recommendation for Barbados lodging.
The Country Club at Sandy Lane
With lush greens, five lakes and immaculately cut fairways, the Country Club course is a golfer’s paradise. The Country Club at Sandy Lane was designed by Tom Fazio, and is a challenging 7,060-yard course that offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. The 2006 World Golf Championships Barbados World Cup event was held here. The Country Club is located at the 5 star Sandy Lane golf resort on the west coast of Barbados.
The Green Monkey at Sandy Lane Resort
The Green Monkey, designed by Tom Fazio, is an ultra-exclusive 72 par, 7,343-yard golf course. Carved from an old limestone quarry, the exposed rock faces form dramatic contrasts to the lush, rolling greens of the fairways and offer tremendous elevation change. The Green Monkey is available for guests staying at the 5 star Sandy Lane resort only.
Featured Barbados Accommodations…
Royal Westmoreland Villas
Royal Westmoreland is one of the best residential and golf club communities in the Caribbean offering a unique blend of independent villa living and first class facilities. The Royal Westmoreland is set around five hundred acres of undulating countryside overlooking the famous and West Coast of Barbados. The club offers its guests a spectacular golf course and a wide choice of luxury accommodations. Robert Trent Jones Jr., the architect of Royal Westmoreland’s championship golf course, believed it to be one of the finest, most rewarding golf course he has ever designed.
Apes Hill Club Villas
Apes Hill Club enjoys a prime location at 1000 feet above sea level amongst a richly diverse landscape of meadows, dense tropical forest, and coral stone quarries. The club and its splendid amenities are establishing a new standard of excellence in the Caribbean. The 470 acres of land has been divided into 8 neighborhoods with two-thirds of the acreage remaining as open space. Villa vacationers get preferred play on the Apes Hill golf club, one of the finest in Barbados. Rentals include concierge services, housekeeping, roundtrip airport transfers, plus private beach club access. Apes Hill is also close to Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland, and attractions on the Barbados west coast.
Sandy Lane Hotel
Sandy Lane Hotel first opened in 1961 and since that date this magnificent 5 star hotel has gained a reputation as one of the finest resorts in the Caribbean. Sandy Lane has welcomed royalty, celebrities, and business elite throughout its history. Sandy Lane is ideally located on the calm sedate west coast of Barbados on a spectacular stretch of pristine white coral beach. The rooms at Sandy Lane are massive and crammed with every modern convenience and amenity. Beside from the 3 spectacular golf courses at Sandy Lane including Tom Fazio’s Sandy Lane Country Club and The Green Monkey, this 5 star resort also has the latest fitness and spa facilities and water-sports.
Royal Westmoreland Villas
Royal Westmoreland is one of the best residential and golf club communities in the Caribbean offering a unique blend of independent villa living and first class facilities. The Royal Westmoreland is set around five hundred acres of undulating countryside overlooking the famous and West Coast of Barbados. The club offers its guests a spectacular golf course and luxury villa type accommodations.
Each villa at Royal Westmoreland is assigned staff members designed as service orientated housekeepers. Evening meals can be prepared in certain villa category homes or can be arranged for groups at the colonial-style Royal Westmoreland Clubhouse. The resort is located 5 minutes away from Holetown Barbados where great restaurant and night is plentiful. Luxurious accommodations boast coral-stone and pickled-pine interiors enhanced by elegant archways, fine furnishings, and attractive fabrics. The majority of available villas for Barbados golf vacations at Royal Westmoreland include a private pool and patio. Royal Westmoreland offers villa guests the use of a swimming pool, children’s pool, gymnasium, and massage facilities.
Royal Westmoreland Country Club is a par-72 Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed golf course is the focus of the resort and located high up on what was a former sugar plantation. The Royal Westmoreland benefits from clever design that made the absolute most of the island’s surrounding natural beauty and landscape. It is a superb 6870 yard par 72 course of unrivalled beauty with every hole offering views of the nearby shimmering ocean. Royal Westmoreland has also recently been rated number 31 in Golf Digest’s Top 100 Golf Courses outside of the United States. Robert Trent Jones Jr. believes it to be one of the finest, most challenging and most rewarding he ever designed.
5 NIGHTS SAMPLE ITINERARY
5 nights sharing a 3-bedroom Royal Villa
Roundtrip airport transfers
5 rounds of golf at Royal Westmoreland included for 4 persons with cart
Opportunity to add golf at Sandy Lane and Barbados Golf Club
All taxes & resort fees
Customized itinerary with preferred golf times
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