Golfing in Sri Lanka
Palm-fringed beaches, primaeval rainforests such as Sinharaja rain forest, historical monuments, and beautiful countryside are likely to spring to mind when someone thinks of the island of Sri Lanka. But for those who know about Sri Lanka, it is more than that. Time to time Sri Lankan golf clubs host world-class golf championships in the island with the assistance of Sri Lanka tourism and Sri Lankan air. The island is not known to many people around the world as a holiday destination for golfing but Sri Lanka is a country with several world class golf courses with varied climate, beautiful scenery, different terrains and altitudes.
The accommodation facilities are plenty for travellers, who wish to stay in a nearby location of the golf courses. All the golf courses are in close proximity to leading tourist attractions in the country. Therefore, golfing breaks in Sri Lanka can either be an individual Sri Lanka holiday or a family tour itinerary. Another noteworthy feature of all Sri Lankan golf courses is the all-year-round excellent conditions to play golf. Golf academies are established at all major Sri Lankan golf courses and full-time teaching professionals are available to help amateurs. Serendipity tours, a leading tour operates that works on golfing tours very often are always ready to help you with their expertise. Whether it is only for golfing or a golfing holiday package with a combination of other sightseeing please write us on email@example.com.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Course
The Victorian-styled golf course was founded in 1889 and is one of the oldest golf courses in the world. Nuwara Eliya golf course is rated as one of the finest golf courses in Asia. Situated well above 2000 meters the above sea level overlooking Mt. Pidurutalagala has enriched with a tradition an ambience. Designed for top performing level golfers Nuwara Eliya golf course is 6075 yards in length and equipped with prominently featured lakes and streams. This 18-hole manicured golf course swings to popularity within golf arena when it hosts international golf championships.
Victoria Golf Club Kandy
The historical city of Kandy hosts the most sacred element for Sri Lankan Buddhist, namely the left eye tooth of Buddha. Today the tooth relic of Buddha is housed in Dalada Maligawa, which is another popular tourist as well as local attractions in the country. The temple is declared as a world heritage site due to its architectural and historical importance.
Kandy is the home for one of the finest golf courses in Sri Lanka and allows you to have the finest golfing experience in the world. With a view of the surrounding forests, mountains, rivers and Victoria dam, it is easy to convince your mind why it was ranked among the most beautiful golf courses in the world. The golf course is about 20 km off the city allowing you to have peaceful surrounding and concentrate on your sporty activities. Nearby Victoria reservoir is a seaplane landing spot In Kandy. Therefore the visitors have the easy access to Victoria golf course with seaplanes and allow the golfers to enjoy a golf session at this world-renowned golf course even if they can dedicate very short time to it.
Royal Colombo Golf Course
Royal Colombo Golf Course is one of the oldest golf courses in Asia and was founded at the present location in 1896 by the British administration, who occupied the country from 1796 to 1948. Colombo golf club is the only golf club in the island that is privileged to use “Royal” prefix, and it was bestowed upon the club by his majesty King George V. This prestigious golf course has peaceful and beautiful settings amidst the hustle and bustle of Colombo. This 18-hole golf course is with convenient access for travellers, who arrive at the airport or Colombo harbour. It is just 30 minutes drive to the golf course from any access point to the island from outside. With easy access to Colombo Zoo, nightclubs, casinos, cafes, bars, sauna, tennis courts, museums, temples, indoor and outdoor pools, massage parlour, travellers, who are holidaying here, have plenty of opportunities for relaxation and fun-filled activities.