9 Reasons to go on a Golf Holiday in Egypt
Summary: Golf in Egypt, 9 reasons why you should visit ASAP.
Here we have selected nine reasons why you should book your golf holiday in Egypt now!
Egypt has an incredible year round climate blessed with endless days of sunshine. It really is hard to beat that feeling of the sun shining down on you as you navigate your way around the course.
2. Short Flight Time
There aren’t many places that you can fly to from the UK in just under five hours where you can be playing golf in just shorts and t shirt 12 months a year!
3. Fantastic Range of Courses
Egypt has some twenty golf courses with new courses continually being opened. Just last year, the Palm Hills Golf Resort designed by John Sanford and Jack Nicklaus opened, claiming the spot of Egypt’s largest golf course with 27 holes set within 275 acres just outside of Cairo.
4. Golf Courses in Incredible Locations
If you are looking for a golf course in incredible surroundings with beautiful views then you will be totally spoilt for choice in Egypt. You can be teeing off in the shadows of the Great Pyramids one day and out to the magnificent red sea the next day. There really is nowhere else in the world like Egypt!
5. Fantastic Relaxation Opportunities
As well as playing golf, no holiday would be complete without some downtime and Egypt has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world perfect for getting lost in a book. There are also incredible spas offering treatments ideal to soothe away any stresses from home or aching muscles from the golf course.
6. Range of Alternative Leisure Activities
If you fancy a break from golf but still want to engage in an activity then Egypt’s Red Sea has hundreds of year round warm water dive sites suitable for all levels of diver from beginner to advanced. With thousands of species of fish and beautiful coral, there is no doubt that Egypt is one of the best places to dive in the world. Back on land, why not take a camel ride out in to the desert or visit the Pyramids at Giza.
7. Great Rates Available at Top Hotels
Stunning and luxurious hotels can be found all over Egypt, offering the perfect base for your golf holiday. Many of these hotels are extremely competitively priced and offer great value for money.
8. Delicious Food
Cuisine in Egypt may not be as fancy as food found in Europe but it is its simplicity that makes it so tasty. Traditionally largely based around vegetables rather than meats the food is seasoned and lightly spiced to perfection. For those with a more western palette, all of the larger hotels serve a variety of international cuisine that can be enjoyed in beautiful settings overlooking the wonderful countryside, pristine greens or out to sea.
9. Golf Lessons
If you are looking to perfect your swing whilst on your golf holiday then you will want to take advantage of the lessons that are offered at one of the golf academies. Whether you want to practice with someone one to one or take a group lesson, the academies have a flexible selection of options.