Great Golf's definitive list of the Golf Resorts and Hotels where you can bring the kids and keep them happy while you play a few rounds is out soon, but here's a taster.
The Royal Palm Marrakech - Morocco (issue 8)
The Royal Palm Marrakech in Morocco, is the perfect place for families looking for a luxury getaway in the sun. The 6-star hotel, which features 134 exquisite suites and villas, is set within a vast estate lying at the foot of the Atlas mountain range, only a few kilometres from the mythical Red City. Manicured gardens set among ancient olive trees with majestic mountains towering in the background and a superb golf course, combine to create Royal Palm’s magnificent setting.
ADULTS. Royal Palm Marrakech has a spectacular 18-hole golf course designed by Cabell B. Robinson and a comprehensive sports centre equipped with a 25-metre swimming pool. There is also a Clarins spa for those looking for a bit of pampering. Best of all, there is baby-sitting service, so that parents can have a bit of quality time and enjoying a romantic meal in one of the resorts three restaurants.
KIDS. With its own private kids club, for ages 3 to 12, there is plenty to keep the kids happy and occupied, leaving parents free to play a game of golf in the knowledge that their little ones are in safe hands. Of course, children can also enjoy all the resort’s extensive facilities, gardens and superb pool.
Aphrodite Hills – Cyprus (issue 6)
Located on a plateau overlooking the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, amidst the glittering blue Mediterranean Sea, lies the luxurious, five-star Aphrodite Hills Hotel. This location is perfect for families wanting to soak up some sunshine and play a game of golf on the resorts superb golf course. Contemporary, elegant and set in an area steeped with Cypriot culture and with Pathos just a few minutes’ drive away, there is plenty to do and see for grownups and children alike.
ADULTS. Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort is home to a magnificent 18-hole championship golf course, dedicated 3-hole Golf Academy and magnificent Clubhouse, which is designed for golfers of all ages and can be enjoyed all year round. If you’re looking for pampering, then the award winning Retreat Spa, is a haven of tranquillity and luxury. There is also a fitness centre, perfect for toning your muscles.
CHILDREN. Conveniently located at the heart of the resort, you find the Aphrodite Hills Kids Club, which caters for children 3-12 year old, plus babies and toddlers aged between 6-42 months. The Club features a child-friendly indoor area and numerous shaded outdoor play areas. There is also the Aphrodite Hills Dream Team Soccer School, with football fun for boys and girls of all ages and abilities. The resort also has restaurants and bars with specially created kids menus and family friendly meal times.
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