Often overlooked as golfing destinations, Africa, the Indian Ocean and Arabia have so much to offer the golf enthusiast. South Africa, in particular, is fast becoming one of the world's premier golfing destinations. Incredible golf courses offer you the chance to include your favourite game in your holiday of a lifetime. World class courses with incredible green fees offer you the ability to vary your holiday - as well as indulging in stunning courses, enjoy a fantastic safari, city break and spectacular Indian Ocean beaches all in one unique trip.
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The primary destination for golf on the African continent is South Africa. With incredible landscapes and a fabulous climate, the golf in South Africa is top class and enriched by the possibility of combining your holiday with a safari. Whether you choose Cape Town, Sun City, the east coast of KwaZulu Natal or the famed Garden Route, you will find a diverse range of championship courses to provide a unique golf holiday experience.
Mauritius is famous as being a stunning island paradise in the Indian Ocean. With the recent addition of top quality golf courses on the island, golf tourism is on the up. Boating seven Championship-quality 18-hole courses as well as year-round sunshine, great beaches, luxurious hotels and friendly service, the island ticks all the boxes for golfers seeking out their next trip.
A hugely popular desert golf destination, Dubai offers golfers a great climate, a range of 5*hotels and, of course, great golf courses. From the Emirates course, Dubai Creek and the Els Club to the exciting Earth and Fire courses at Jumeirah Golf Estates, it's time to give golf in the desert a try.
Abu Dhabi was awarded Africa and the Gulf States' 'Golf Destination of the Year 2012' and since then the destination has been on the rise for golf tourism. Abu Dhabi offers a number of sensational courses, including Saadiyat Beach (host to the HSBC Championship) and the Yas Links, as well as guaranteed sunshine and luxury accommodation.
A newcomer on the golf scene, a number of hotels in Oman are now offering excellent golf courses. The most famous course at present is the 18-hole Links course designed by Greg Norman situated at the Wave Complex in Muscat. It is 800,000 square metres and Oman's first ever sea-facing PGA Standard course. In Oman it is certainly possible to play a few courses within a 7 day break.
As 2009's Best Undiscovered Golf Destination, Kenya is the perfect holiday for the golf traveller as you can easily combine your golf with a first class safari and/or relaxing on a stunning tropical beach.
There are 40 golf courses in Kenya, of which 13 are 18-hole, 10 of which are used for championship events. 6 are within a 20 mile radius of Kenya's bustling capital, Nairobi. The oldest course is Royal Nairobi Golf Club founded in 1906, the latest is the David Jones designed Vipingo Baobab Golf Club on the Kenyan coast, which opened in July 2009.
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