A week for exploring the bustling city of Saigon and enjoy golfing at 6 of the best golf courses in the South Vietnam is a perfect holiday trip for all golfers, especially for Northern golfers who are too familiar with golf courses and North climate to have some fresh & exciting feelings when playing golf at the South.
The first 36-hole golf club in Vietnam and also the nearest golf club to the city which is located just 20 kilometres from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City.
The 18-hole West course first opened in December 1994. The course winds its way through the trees offering challenging tee shots to the tree lined fairways before playing to the softly contoured Bermuda TifEagle greens, which provide beautiful putting surfaces all year round.
The East Course which is opened in 1997 offers more generous fairways than the West Course but is protected by well positioned bunkers, water hazards and undulating Bermuda TifDwarf greens.
You will thoroughly enjoy whichever course you decide to play.
Bracing sea air, beautiful three-kilometre stretch of dazzling white sandy beach, spectacular views of the ocean from both the tee and the green, and 27 holes of championship golf course – all of these combine to challenge and entertain players at Vung Tau Paradise Golf resort.
The 27-hole course was built on a slope gently terrain with a moderate changes in elevation. This is the ideal topography for a golf course as it adds just enough interest to the golf course without requiring excessive climbs for golfers that enjoy walking the course.
Throughout 15 years of operation, this golf course is the place for not only practicing but also a hang-out place for both in and outside Vung Tau golfers. This place also a choice for many international tours regarding golf & leisure combined tour or hosting tournaments when visiting Vung Tau.
The 18-hole golf course designed by the “Great White Shark” – Greg Norman with the name “The Bluffs”. Ho Tram – The Bluffs is the newest choice to organise golf tournaments and special events. Ho Tram Open 2015, a US$1.5 million Asian Tour event is the richest sporting event ever to be held in Vietnam.
The golf course itself sits perched on a coastal sand dune topography with elevation changes ranging from +5 meters to +50 meters. The ground surface is a total sand base with limited vegetation. The Bluffs coastal location provides beautiful panoramic views of Ho Tram Beach, a unique atmosphere sure to offer a variety of challenges to even the most seasoned of golfers.
Said the course’s designer : “the experience of playing true links golf among the dunes of southern Vietnam and having dramatic ocean views throughout your round will make The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip one of the most unique golf experiences in the world.”
The course is constructed on an area of more than 350 hectares, just 36 km away from HCMC and 60 minutes driving. The golf course is well-maintained and consists of 36 holes which are divided into two rounds of 18 holes (Lake and Hill course).
Hill Course which is more challenging for professional golfers measures 6,933 yards from the longest tees. Constructed on a plateu that offers magnificent panoramic views over the water and countryside.
Lake course which measures 7109 yards, are dedicated to serving new golfers and making them feel welcomed
In 2013, Long Thanh Golf Club was voted as one of the best golf courses in Vietnam by Asian Golf Magazine for its turf surface in good condition, modern equipment, professional and enthusiatic staff.
Twin Doves Golf Club is one of the most challenging and well designed for professional golfers to feel something new, something that may not have experienced or felt before when they play a new one after each game.
The 27-hole course is planned as a golfing paradise where nature is alive and inspired because of the innate factors such as hills, creeks and trees, which are in harmony with the newly created lakes.
A lot of professionals confirm this course is having the most professional maintenance team for taking care of the grass as well the whole course.
Twin Doves’s Restaurant is located in the center of Twin Doves Golf Club – one of the most modern beautiful golf clubs in Asia and also considered as the first exclusive private golf clubs for “members only” in South of Vietnam.
This is one of the first courses which meets international standard, recognized by USGA and SGA. The 27-hole course now boasts 3 nine-hole courses: Lotus Course, Palm Course and the most challenging Desert Course.
Each course has its own uniqueness and challenges – featuring numerous lakes, natural bush reserves and large undulating greens. The most fearful of all is the Desert course with longer and narrower fairways, an array of complex bunkers and abundance of sand that requires a high degree of accuracy and forward thinking form the golfers.
The professionally trained staff pride themselves on good customer service with the highest level of hospitality and will give you a taste of paradise while their wide spread international menu will satisfy any cravings you may have.
For restaurants & accommodation, Ho Chi Minh City is a hustle & bustle place with hotel and restaurant system with all kinds of service level from mini to 5 stars one. Here are UniGolf’s suggestions: Royal Lotus Hotel Sài Gòn, Lavender, Liberty…
Hoang Hai Long Hotel is an excellent choice. This 3-star hotel has a perfect location which is easily access to famous destinations of Ho Chi Minh City. Customers can have services like valet parking, smoking room, family room, Wi-Fi in public area & luxury room. gym & fitness room, spa will make your stay here very comfortable.
Vietsovpetro resort stays within the Ho Tram – Binh Chau tourist complex with the advantage of forests, beautiful beaches, geysers, clean & green, exotic natural landscape. This is one of area having the beautiful beaches of Ba Ria – Vung Tau with lengthy sand, clear sea water surrounded by majestic mountains. Half of its size is covered by 15 years-old willow forest and perfect for picnic, camping, teambuilding activities, etc
Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Vietnam Golf & Country Club to play 1 round 18 holes. After finishing, car transfer you to Vung Tau City to check in. Free night.
Day 2: After breakfast, car transfer you to Vung Tau Paradise Golf Resort. Afternoon, car will return you to the hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast then transfer to Ho Tram. Play 1 round at Ho Tram-The Bluffs. Afternoon, car will return you to the hotel.
Day 4: After breakfast, car transfer you to Long Thanh Golf Club. Afternoon, car will return you to the hotel.
Day 5: After breakfast, car transfer you to Twin Doves Golf Club. Afternoon, car will return you to the hotel.
Day 6: After breakfast, check out then move to Song Be Golf Club to play 1 final round of the trip. After finishing the round, car transfer you back to the airport. End of tour.
Keyword: Vietnam Golf Country Club, Vung Tau Paradise Golf Resort, The Bluffs Ho Tram, Long Thanh Golf Club, Twin Doves Golf Club, Song Be Golf Club.