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Northern Ireland's Classics - Royal County Down and Royal PortrushGolf Vacation

Northern Ireland’s Classics
Royal County Down & Royal Portrush

5 Nights | 5 Rounds | Travel April - October

Self-Drive for Party of 4
VIP Coach with Concierge Driver for Party of 8

Itinerary in Brief
Travel April - October
Day 1 USA Depart
Day 2 Belfast or Dublin Airport Golf & Sightseeing
Day 3 Royal County Down Golf & Sightseeing
Day 4 Ballyliffin Golf & Sightseeing
Day 5 Royal Troon Golf & Sightseeing
Day 6 Royal Portrush Golf & Sightseeing
Day 7 Belfast or Dublin Airport Depart



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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

This evening depart the United States.

Day 2

On arrival at the Belfast (60 minutes to your hotel) or Dublin Airport (2 hours 15 minutes to your hotel) you will be met by PerryGolf personnel who will assist you with your luggage and transfer to your transportation.

Travel to today’s golf course (10 minutes).

Today play Ardglass. On the south east coast of County Down you will find this cliff top seaside course built on black rocks once frequented by pirates and smugglers. Not long in length but full of character with some memorable holes, most notably the par 3 second which is played across an inlet with the sea surging below.

Overnight: Slieve Donard Resort & Spa: Classic Room - including Irish breakfast.

Day 3

Golf course adjacent to your hotel.

Today play Royal County Down. Royal County Down Golf Club is consistently ranked among the Top 10 courses in the world and often referred to as one of the toughest courses in the British isles. Located in Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland, the Championship Course dates back to 1899 with design credit to Old Tom Morris.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Today sightsee in Newcastle and County Down. To explore some of the many options available click here.

Overnight: Slieve Donard Resort & Spa: Classic Room - including Irish breakfast.

Day 4

Travel to today’s golf course (1 hour 45 minutes).

Today play Portstewart - Strand Course. 1992 saw the opening of seven new holes in the huge sandhills behind the first green, which added a new dimension to playing golf at Portstewart. The natural shape of the land is ideal for classic links golf with elevated tees, rolling valleys, and subtle doglegs providing a magnificent challenge. Now regarded as one of the top courses in Ireland. Please note a very limited supply of golf carts are available for hire. Certain restrictions may apply, please advise your Golf Travel Expert.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Travel to your hotel (10 minutes).

Overnight: Bushmills Inn: Classic Millhouse Room - including Irish breakfast.

Day 5

Travel to today’s golf course (1 hour 30 minutes).

Today play Ballyliffin - Glashedy Links. This new course opened in the summer of 1995 and offers a modern championship test that is considered by many to be the best new links course built this century. Ballyliffin is Ireland's most northerly golf club and is often referred to as ''the Dornoch of Ireland''. Please note a very limited supply of golf carts are available for hire. Certain restrictions may apply, please advise your Golf Travel Expert.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Overnight: Bushmills Inn: Classic Millhouse Room - including Irish breakfast.

Day 6

Travel to today’s golf course (10 minutes).

Golf on Royal Portrush - Dunluce Links, an outstanding course in a dramatic setting. It holds the distinction of being the only course in Ireland to have hosted the British Open. The Dunluce Course is as fine a links as you will find anywhere, with the 5th being a particularly memorable hole to a green hanging on the edge of a cliff. Consistently ranked in the top 20 of the world's best courses.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Today sightsee along the Antrim Coast.To explore some of the many options available click here.


Overnight: Bushmills Inn: Classic Millhouse Room - including Irish breakfast.

Day 7

Depart Ireland from the Belfast Airport (60 minutes from your hotel) or Dublin Airport (3 hours 15 minutes from your hotel)

Golf Schedule

Thai Country Club: Bangkok, ThailandThai Country Club

Thai Country Club, a prestigious member’s course and generally considered to the best in Bangkok. Thai County played host to the 1997 Asian Honda Classic won by Tiger Woods and continues to host yearly professional events. Its immaculate presentation and conditioning, coupled with a very strong palm-lined layout, ensures Thai Country Club is regularly voted in Asia’s top 5.

Nikanti Golf Club: Bangkok, ThailandNikanti Golf Club

Nikanti Golf Club is one of Asia’s most impressive and innovative golf experiences. The 18 hole course, constructed on rolling terrain and beautifully maintained, is designed as three loops of six, each loop comprising two par-threes, two par-fours and two par-fives. The club boasts outstanding clubhouse facilities and offers an exceptionally high guest service level and in addition to including cart and caddie fee as is normal in this part of the world, also includes all food and beverage for the day. It should set the tone nicely as your first Asian golf experience!

Phokeethra Country Club: SIEM REAP, CAMBODIAPhokeethra Country Club

Phokeethra Country Club, host of the Cambodian Open and Johnnie Walker Classic, was the first international standard golf course in Siem Reap. A combination of Paspalum grasses are used on both fairways and greens, which gives the golf course its deep green color and insures a high standard of course conditions all year round. Tight fairways and undulating greens give the golf course a distinctive layout and feel.


Angkor Golf Resort: SIEM REAP, CambodiaAngkor Golf Resort

Angkor Golf Resort is considered the finest in Cambodia. Designer Sir Nick Faldo received a blessing from local monks and then opened the golf course in December 2007, his first in Cambodia. The Angkor Golf Resort brings Cambodia squarely onto the international golf destination map.

Montgomerie Links: Da Nang, VietnamMontgomerie Links

Montgomerie Links Vietnam, The Montgomerie Links site has an amazing beachscape, which makes the perfect palette for this links style course. Moving boldly over wispy Casuarina pines and sand dunes the Montgomerie Links Vietnam enjoys a wonderful links feel.

Ba Na Hills Golf Club: Da Nang, VietnamBa Na Hills Golf Club

Ba Na Hills Golf Club is laid out in several valleys of the surrounding mountain ranges and has a diverse mix holes at higher elevation with spectacular views. The front nine holes form a traditional parkland course surrounded by pine forests. The back nine play along and up-and-down the surrounding hills with many blind shots and doglegs. Bunkering at Ba Na Hills is unique with long grass around the edges and face of each hazard.

Da Nang Golf Club: Da Nang, VietnamDa Nang Golf Club

Da Nang Golf Club. Reminiscent of both Scottish links golf and Carolina sand hills golf, Australia's Great White Shark Greg Norman has created arguably Vietnam’s best course.

Van Tri Golf Club: Hanoi, VietnamVan Tri Golf Club

Play Van Tri Golf Club North Vietnam’s most exclusive private course. The course is visually stunning as various colors, textures, heights and elements of stone, water, sand, grass and trees to provide a great variety that defines each and every individual hole. Stately pine trees define most holes and small moguls dot the fairways and highlight the sharp-edged green side bunker complexes.

Accommodations

Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa: Bangkok, Thailand

Anantara Riverside Resort & SpaSet on the banks of the grand Chao Phraya River, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa is a thriving oasis offering a unique way to experience the City of Angels. Situated on 11 riverside acres of verdant gardens, this exotic Bangkok resort seamlessly blends the thrill of urban living with the serene charms of tropical luxury. Take in the sunset from the edge of the pier, watching as river life unfolds before your eyes. Indulge in pampering spa treatments set in the tranquil environment of your own private garden. Enjoy unforgettable meals at any of our 10 bars or restaurants, each offering individual delicacies. Discover a new entertainment and lifestyle complex at Asiatique Nightmarket, Bangkok’ s latest landmark for shopping and nightlife.

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa ResortJust 10 minutes away from the famed monuments at Angkor Wat, French colonial elegance sits amidst the meticulously manicured gardens of Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort. Our Siem Reap luxury hotel proudly receives a banquet of awards each and every year. The five-star Angkor hotel’s 238 rooms and suites entreat with serene design reflecting French sophistication and yesteryear refinement. A lavish swimming pool beloved by guests is surrounded by lush and opulent landscaping. Outstanding golf is nearby at Booyoung Country Club and Sir Nick Faldo’s Angkor Golf Resort Golf while all are invited to visit the So Spa with LOccitane for revitalization in private sanctuaries.

Fusion Maia Resort: Da Nang, Vietnam

Fusion Maia Da Nang BeachA stretch of golden sand once known as China Beach on Vietnam’s central coast is home to the Fusion Maia Resort, a unique all-villa resort that dedicates itself to the art of relaxation. This health-conscious luxury property with 87 private-pool accommodation is the first hotel in Asia to include all spa treatments in the room rate. That means perks like deep massages, aromatherapy facials and mud wraps are all part of the rate. Its modern, minimalist Zen design features spacious layouts whose large bathrooms have separate bathtub and rain shower areas. All-day breakfast can be served on the beach or in the spa area. Five restaurants offer Pan-Asian dishes while Fresh serves seafood by the pool. Light refreshments are available at Tonic lounge.

Sofitel Metropole Hotel: Hanoi, Vietnam

Sofitel Metropole HanoiStep back into history at Hanoi’s most storied five-star hotel. A Grand Dame of Southeast Asia, Sofitel Metropole Hanoï welcomes you to experience her colonial grandeur and timeless elegance. Located only steps from the Opera House in Hanoi’s French Quarter, this legendary property brings guests into intimate contact with the opulence of another era. Surround yourself in heritage as you stroll stately corridors and explore a dramatic past. Stand on the walkways that grace its lush courtyard lawn and immerse yourself in the hotels rich traditions. The city’s most famed restaurants and bars call the Hotel Metropole home. Dine on legendary cuisine from the French menus of Le Beaulieu to the sumptuous Italian masterpieces of Angelina to the exotic flavors of Hanoi at Spices Garden.

Indochine Sails: Halong Bay, Vietnam

Indochine Sails StateroomBacked by over twenty years’ experience hosting international guests on the area’s tranquil waters, Indochina Sails sets the standard for luxury cruising in Halong Bay. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, they are now regarded as the number one choice for discerning travelers. Their fleet of six newly built wooden junks are designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. The staterooms are designed and fitted to international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. The comfortable bedding and luxuriant linens ensure you a restful sleep in style. Large ensuite marble bathrooms feature massage showers and deluxe towels and toiletries. It is simply the best way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ground Transportation

Your local travel throughout will be provided by a PerryGolf VIP Coach & Concierge Driver.

The VIP Coach is complete with eight individual leather seats including two tables, air conditioning, CD, DVD, PA, radio, two monitors, a large fridge, panoramic views plus generous storage space for luggage and golf equipment.

Your Concierge Driver will accompany you from the time he picks you up at the airport until you are returned. Beyond being professional coach drivers, our drivers will also take care of your golf equipment, they'll assist with check-ins to your hotels and golf courses, will make dinner reservations and sightseeing suggestions. This way you can relax with complete confidence that the logistics of your vacation are in expert hands.

VIDEO of VIP Coach & Concierge Driver

Ardglass No 1 by Aidan Bradley
Bushmills Inn
Royal County Down by Aidan Bradley
Royal County Down by Aidan Bradley
Portstewart No 3 by Aidan Bradley
Portstewart No 3 by Aidan Bradley
Royal Portrush No 13 by Aidan Bradley
Royal Portrush No 13 by Aidan Bradley

 

Tour Pricing Per Guest

Northern Ireland’s Classics
Royal County Down & Royal Portrush

Current pricing for this tour is available at your convenience from our exclusive online trip calculator, QUICK QUOTES.  Click here for an immediate quotation.

Contact our Air Travel Services department at 800.344.5257 ext 230 or Air@PerryGolf.com for comprehensive assistance with your air travel arrangements.

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Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation in hotels listed with room category and dining basis as detailed in the schedule.
  • Green fees for rounds of golf as listed in schedule.
  • Ground transportation throughout as detailed below.
  • Assistance of PerryGolf's local office at your destination.
  • Travel pack with useful information on areas visited in your tour.
  • Local taxes.

Air Services

PerryGolf offers a full service air department to assist in the planning and coordination of airline travel. We encourage you to consider traveling on our Preferred Airline; British Airways which provides an extensive route network to all of our destination cities.

For further details on our air travel services and competitive rates please call 1 800.344.5257 ext 230 or email air@PerryGolf.com

Travel Insurance

PerryGolf strongly recommends that you have luggage, accident and trip cancellation insurance. It is important for your own self-interest and protection that you make certain you have adequate coverage. Check with your insurance company or travel agent. You may learn more about the Allianz Global Assistance Travel Insurance available from PerryGolf by visiting www.PerryGolf.com/pages/protection.shtml.

This Travel Insurance is only available to Citizens or Permanent Residents of the USA (excluding residents of the State of Washington, New York & Texas) or Canada.

Citizens of the State of Washington, may purchase an equivalent coverage directly from Allianz Global Assistance by visiting www.perrygolf.com/waprotection as can Citizens of the State of New York and Texas at www.perrygolf.com/rostates.

Important Information

Conditions of Your Customized Quote

  • It will be priced in United States Dollars (US$).
  • It will be good for a period of 30 days from the date as quoted on your schedule. Rates do increase, and we recommend that you save a copy of the quotation you receive for your own records.
  • It neither implies nor provides any assurance of availability for the above inclusions
  • To guarantee these rates we require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the agreed land cost per person, subject to a minimum $1,500 deposit, their name and golfer's handicap and home club at the time the reservations are requested.
  • To make a reservation please contact a Golf Travel Expert on 1-800-344-5257 or Information@PerryGolf.com

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