The world’s best female golfers will descend on the ‘City of Churches’ this month to contest the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide Golf Club. If you’re planning to be there, take your clubs and sample some terrific courses while you’re in town.
WHERE TO STAY ...
NOVOTEL BAROSSA VALLEY RESORT
Set in a natural amphitheatre, the Novotel Barossa Valley Resort boasts panoramic views across the Barossa Ranges and Jacobs Creek vineyards. From here you can explore Australia’s most famous wine region, visit a boutique cellar door or take a behind the scenes tour, experience a cooking demonstration at Maggie Beer’s Farmshop, or sample the epicurean delights of the Barossa Farmers Market. And, of course, there is the adjoining Tanunda Pines Golf Club.
For those that love golf, you will love this package from $710 (twin share) and includes two nights’ accommodation in a Studio King Room, green fees for two at Tanunda Pines with shared electric cart, chauffeured half day tour of select Barossa Valley wineries including lunch as well as two welcome drink vouchers upon arrival and a full buffet breakfast for two each morning in The Cellar Kitchen Restaurant. * Terms and conditions apply.
LINKS LADY BAY RESORT
Links Lady Bay Resort offers 28 spacious and luxurious one-bedroom spa suites with large corner spas and private balconies. Each room is designed to embrace the natural space and enjoy the stunning views over the golf course and Lady Bay.
The resort’s play and stay package will see you stay overnight in a King Spa suite and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast at the 6am Breakfast and Coffee Bar in the restaurant. Make your way down to the pro-shop to play a round in a golf cart. Then enjoy a light lunch in the Peninsular Café with a glass of wine, beer or champagne.
Based on a stay on a Friday or Saturday Night, this package starts at $425 twin share per night. Midweek package start from $375. All packages are subject to availability of rooms.
NEW TERRY HOTEL & GOLF RESORT
The hotel has 75 rooms with golf view, deluxe and standard room types, which have their own bathroom suites, TV, refrigerator and reverse cycling air conditioning. Hotel clients have free access to sauna, gym, outdoor pool and spa.
The resort has a summer special stay and play package starting from $210 for two people, which includes one nights’ accommodation, a round of golf for two in a shared cart as well as a cooked and continental breakfast for two.