Media Rotana, Dubai
Montgomerie, Dubai Hills, Emirate GC Faldo
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Media Rotana overview
The 5-star, Media Rotana hotel has all the facilities you need to ensure your golf break in Dubai is a pleasurable one. There are a variety of room to choose from, all of which are furnished to a high standard whilst plenty of onsite facilities are available to keep you occupied.
Located just 4km away, The Emirates Golf Club is the closest golf course to Media Rotana however there are many more within a 15-20 minute drive.
With a combination of 460 rooms, a wide range of dining options and a purpose built health and fitness centre, the luxurious Media Rotana hotel is there to cater for your every need whilst you enjoy your golf break in the magnificent Arabian Gulf.
Restaurants & Bars
With five different dining experiences available, you won’t be short of choice. The Connexions restaurant serves an exquisite a la carte menu whilst The Terrace and Prego’s both offer authentic food, found on the outside terraces.
Media Rotana is ideally situated 30 km away from Dubai International Airport. The famous Palm Jumeirah is also a 5-minute drive from the hotel and is home to the spectacular Golden Mile which is a must see.
On Site Activities
The Bodylines health and fitness centre has everything you could need including a fully functional gym and outdoor swimming pool. The Media Rotana also serves as the perfect place from which to explore the city of Dubai. Just ask at reception and you can arrange a variety of activities, ranging from sightseeing to desert exploration and fishing trips.
Dubai has an abundance of attractions for you to visit during your stay. The Palms Islands, Ski Dubai, Dubai Mall and Wild Wadi Waterpark are just a few of them to visit before you leave.
Golf courses near to Media Rotana
The Montgomerie Golf Club
A design collaboration between golfing great Colin Montgomerie and Desmond Muirhead, The Montgomerie Golf Club encompasses over 200 acres with 14 lakes and 81 bunkers to challenge even the best golfers.
Set within 104 hectares of picturesque, mixed pine forest and sandy ridges, the feel of the natural environment has been maintained, thereby enhancing the particular characteristics of the golf course. Although large in size, the greens can be very misleading with the slopes and speed quickly grabbing your attention. One of the signature holes is the par 5 4th, dubbed the Snake hole for its saddleback fairway which doglegs towards the green.
The Faldo Course
The naturally rugged terrain of the Faldo Course lends itself well, creating an excellent golfing experience. This golf course also now has the advantage of being fully floodlit so you can play night golf.
Dubai Hills Golf Course
Dubai Hills is the latest, up and coming golf course due to be built in the Dubai Hill Estate, one of the most sought after residential areas in the city. The course shall be facilitated with its own golf shop, golf carts, lessons and practice facilities located only 15 minutes away from Downtown Dubai and City Walk.
The stunning course allows players of all skills to equally enjoy play of the 18 holes, with a mix of hilly and flat terrain with the lengths of 7283 yards (Black Tees), 6785 yards (Blue Tees), 6093 yards (Silver Tees) 5516 yards (Red Tees), and 5130 yards (Green Tees). The course is set on 119 hectares and meanders through a series of valleys and a network of lakes to create a high quality golfing experience, along with striking views of the Burj Khalifa from almost all holes on the course.
A differentiating strength of the golf club is the Academy Building that serves as a service point for golfers to practice prior to going out to play.
Additionally, the warm up area can further be converted into a 9-hole short course during the evenings.
Trump International Golf Course
Featuring an ultra-modern clubhouse and an extensive floodlit driving range, Gil Hanse has transformed over 500 acres of flat, barren desert into one of the UAE’s finest courses, Trump International Golf Club Dubai.
Trump International Golf Course, Overview
With a feel of a classic British links, this is one of the finest courses in the Middle East and is a thrilling par-71. A magnificent canyon winds its way through the heart of the Trump International course, causing elevation changes and spectacular views throughout. Expect beautifully undulating fairways, inspired by the natural contours of the desert. A mix of formidable hazards demands intelligent play, including several lakes, a variety of vegetation and strategically placed bunkers.
Al Zorah Golf Course
The course is surrounded by the local environment of mangroves creating a peaceful golfing experience. The golf club has extensive practice facilities in a large grass driving range, a short game practice area, and putting green.
Al Zorah Golf club overview
Al Zorah Golf Club is a brand new course that opened in December 2015. The course is surrounded by the local environment of mangroves creating a peaceful golfing experience. The golf club also boasts a large grass driving range, a short game practice area, a chipping green and a putting green.
Golf Course at Al Zorah Golf Club
Al Zorah Golf Club boasts a world-class course set amid a naturally preserved environment of striking mangroves and sheer tranquillity. A plethora of native sandy areas, an abundance of wildlife and 12km of waterfront add to that sense of rich beauty and calm. When you consider that all of this is located within a stone’s throw of high-class hotels, it is no surprise the Middle East’s newest course is attracting huge interest.
Recently Al Zorah Golf Club was one of five recently opened courses from across the world selected for Golf Inc. magazine’s ‘Development of the Year’ award.
The Els Club
Dubai Creek Golf Course
This 6,857 yard, par 71 course is one of Dubai’s flagship courses. The well groomed fairways are lined with date and coconut palms and tropical shrubbery, and the numerous water hazards provide further challenges. In recent years, the course has been remodelled, with the tees and greens on the back nine having been changed, and the front nine having been redesigned by Thomas Bjorn. The course boasts all the facilities you would expect from a two-time host of the Dubai Desert Classic, and the whole experience make this a course that you’ll want to play more than once.
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You can’t go far wrong if you decide to start your Dubai golfing journey at The Els Club Dubai. This 7,538-yard masterpiece is a desert links designed by the four-time Major winner Ernie Els.
Golf Club Overview
Opened in 2007, the Els Club has been an instant classic which has garnered much praise from the golf community for its perfect blend of modern contemporary design with more traditional features. The Els Club prides itself on being able to provide a 5-star experience to all golfers from start-to-finish and its clubhouse is amongst the best found in Dubai. With top-notch facilities including a pro shop, bar, restaurant, immaculate changing rooms and practice facilities, the club gives golfers a real luxury feel without feeling too stuffy and pretentious, something Ernie was particularly pleased with.
Characterised by its natural look and feel, the golf course at The Els Club is often considered to be one of the best examples of a true desert links design. With broad rolling fairways, steep greenside bunkers, grassy swales and tricky Bermuda grass greens, the course is a superb test of golf for golfers of all abilities. What makes the course at the Els Club truly special is its excellent conditioning year-round and even in the summer months golfers will be pleased to see immaculate green fairways to play on.
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