The Ingredients of a Luxury Golf Vacation
The first thing you’ll likely notice when planning a trip to Ireland or Scotland is that working with our travel experts is an enjoyable experience. One of our core values is that customers are friends, so when you talk to our travel team about your luxury golf vacation, you’ll feel as if you’re discussing your plans with an acquaintance. We’ll combine your vision with our local expertise to create your dream vacation. And we’ll only offer what we know we can deliver so as not to give you false expectations. Because we take every detail – from the kinds of courses you want to play to the overall experience you hope to have – into consideration, you’ll find your itinerary is truly tailor-made to ensure the trip of a lifetime.
As many golf travellers know, it can be difficult to secure a tee time on some of the better-known courses around the world. Our relationships with the top courses in Scotland and Ireland grant us access to the best tee times and caddies. Whether you want to play famous courses like St Andrews or Royal County Down or hidden gems such as Crail or Enniscrone, your trip will include some of the top golf courses in Europe.
The types, terrains and surroundings of courses, even within the same county, can be quite varied, but our team can help you find the ones that best suit your needs. With decades of golf experience throughout Ireland and Scotland, we’re happy to recommend courses based on everything from degree of difficulty to most scenic views.
Playing true links courses with breathtaking vistas will give you the quintessential Irish – or Scottish – golf experience and make your trip unforgettable. After experiencing the combination of exceptional courses and brilliant scenery, you’ll see why Ireland and Scotland are two of the best golf destinations in the world.
While here, you’ll likely want to engage in some sightseeing. With Carr Golf, getting from one destination to the next is half the fun. We pride ourselves on providing not only the most modern transportation, but some of the most knowledgeable and friendly drivers you’ll find. An important part of the Carr Golf family, our drivers are passionate about local history and culture and enthusiastically share their knowledge and recommendations with visitors. Our guests tend to form a unique bond with their drivers and have called them everything from “an absolute pleasure” to an “Irish gem.”
In addition to world-class golf, wonderful dining is an important part of the Carr Golf experience. No matter where you’re staying, we know where to find the most delicious food and drink and can recommend the best restaurants and pubs to get the full local experience. Of course we’re also happy to point out any popular tourist destinations you may want to tour such as the Guinness Storehouse or the Old Bushmills distillery.
After a day of breathtaking views, challenging golf and delicious food, a comfortable place to rest one’s head is essential. When making lodging recommendations, we take much more than just location and availability into consideration. We’re happy to arrange your stay at perpetual favourites such as Dromoland Castle and Slieve Donard or to find equally luxurious accommodations that suit your particular preferences. We pride ourselves on knowing the ins and outs of every property we recommend. Whether you want to stay in a historic castle, a resort with a luxurious spa or a hotel where you can walk to your morning tee time, your luxury accommodations will exceed your expectations.
When you take a trip with us, you can expect a truly first-class experience where every detail is just right.
The only decisions you’ll have to make are whether to lay up on a daunting par-5 and what to order at the 19th hole.