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South Africa, Stanger GRD Rating 8.6

Prince's Grant Golf Estate

Golf breaks at Prince's Grant Golf Estate, South Africa. GRD Rating: 8.6





Resort Summary

On the breathtaking Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal lies Prince's Grant Golf Estate. This North Coast jewel is situated forty-five minutes north of Durban and twenty kilometres from Ballito. Rated as one of the top twenty golf courses in South Africa, it is also a winner of the 5 Star Golf Experience Award.

Relaxation is easy at Prince's Grant. Property owners are automatically afforded membership to the golf club, while the kilometre long secluded beach and canoeing on the private lagoon are great escapes. There are nature trails for birdwatchers with over 239 bird species to be seen throughout the year, not to mention exceptional views to soak up. Other facilities include squash, swimming pools, tennis, and a recreation centre, while the salon offers a full range of treatments including facials, massage and body pampering.

The surrounding areas of the Dolphin Coast offer everything from microlite flying in Ballito to a tour of the battlefield sites of the Zulu Kingdom. The King Shaka and the Albert Luthuli memorials are also close to the estate, and are great historical experiences. If its retail therapy youre after the new Gateway shopping centre at Umhlanga Rocks is not far from the estate, or one can visit the Ballito Lifestyle Centre. St. Lucia, South Africas first world heritage site and the game parks of northern KwaZulu-Natal are all within two hours drive, as are Phinda, Hluhluwe or Mkuze for that once in a lifetime game experience.

An exquisite golf destination - When the development was designed, it differed from most golf course estates in that the golf course took precedence and was given first bite of the land. This is particularly evident in the case of the magnificent fifteenth hole which occupies prime real estate which in most developments would probably have been allocated to housing. Peter Matkovich has skillfully worked the land and today we have a course which is sympathetic to the natural environment.

Since opening in 1994 the Prince's Grant golf course has flourished just as the design team intended. With large greens and impressive fairways, it creates a completely unique and challenging experience for any golfer. The course is a links parkland layout, designed and constructed by Peter Matkovich. The variation in elevation, the use of natural terrain and clever bunkering along with spectacular sea views add to the success of this design. Princes Grant is ranked amongst the top twenty golf courses in the country and also received a Five Star Golf Experience award in 2005. And, after a hard day out in the fresh air its good to know that the clubhouse sports two restaurants, The Bunkers restaurant and Mulligans Pub.

The Lodge offers four star accommodation with 15 rooms that overlook either the course or the sea, as well as a fully equipped salon and conferencing facilities. Situated on a totally unspoilt stretch of coastline, it is built on hills that were once sugar cane fields. Villas are available for short term rentals for guests or family, and the setting is completely safe for kids, with 24 hour security in place. Holiday programmes are designed to keep children entertained and out from under their parents feet.

Golf Courses

Prince's Grant
18 holes
6776y
6196m
Par 72
Designed by Peter Malkovich
With large greens and impressive fairways, it creates a completely unique and challenging experience for any golfer. The course is a links parkland layout, designed and constructed by Peter Matkovich. The course is ranked amongst the best in South Africa, and the stunning coastal scenery, allied with the magnificent conditioning, makes this a Must Play destination for golfers of all abilities. The splendid Kwazulu Natal climate allows for year round golfing,having warm winters blessed by clear blue skies.

Accommodation

The Lodge at Prince's Grant on Kwa Zulu Natal's Dolphin coast has 15 lovely rooms overlooking one of South Africa's top golf courses on the Indian Ocean. our superior golf accommodation will afford you a most memorable golf experience and a wish to return.

The Lodge is rated 4 star by the Grading Council of South Africa and is Highly Recommended by the Automobile Association Travel Guide. There are 3 room types, namely Luxury Rooms with both King and Twin beds Deluxe Rooms with King and Twin Beds, and Family rooms with King beds and sleeper couches for children.

Food and Drink

Bunkers restaurant offers excellent local cuisine, seafood, curries, delicious and hearty breakfasts. Overlooking the first, tenth and eighteenth holes and with breath taking sea views.

The Mulligans Pub is the nineteenth hole and offers a warm and convivial atmosphere in which to recount the successes and humorous stories of the day.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

Driving range
Golf carts
Practice bunker
Practice chipping green
Putting green
Pro shop

Location

Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD10284
Email Resort

Tel: +27 32 482 0002

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.

Website: http://www.princesgrant.co.za

Address

Babu Bodasing Avenue
Stanger
South Africa

Getting there

Situated forty-five minutes north of Durban and twenty kilometres from Ballito on an unspoilt stretch of coastline.
Nearest airport: Durban

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Resort facilities

  • Beach
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Water sports

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
 

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