Escape to golfing paradise at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi. The Arabian Gulf’s first beachfront golf course, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club combines striking views of the island with thrilling holes for a peerless golfing adventure.
Challenge your skills on this 18-hole Par 72 course, featuring saltwater lakes, sand dunes and over 60 bunkers. Then reward yourself with an a la carte meal at Hawksbill restaurant.
There’s plenty of room to practice your swing too, with more than 7,700 yards (7,118 metres) of course stretching the length of Saadiyat Beach. Saadiyat Beach Golf Club also offer golf lessons, so the whole family can become pros.
Choose your tee time, with both sunrise and sunset bookings, and enjoy a refreshment at every hole.
Designed by legendary South African golfer, Gary Player, this spectacular course blends beauty with excellence.
Guest can admire the beauty of Saadiyat Island from every hole. From wildlife and coastal views to desert dunes, you might even spot gazelles grazing in the fairways and dolphins playing off the Arabian Gulf.
Swing to the rhythm of the music from the speakers nestled in the palm trees, or tune into the soothing sounds of the sea, as you aim for a hole in one.
Take a breather as you reach the penultimate hole, named ‘the Arabian Oasis’. It has most impressive views across the Arabian Gulf. Plan to end your game here at sunset for the amazing hues and views.
Looking out to the Arabian Gulf, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is perfectly placed among the main resorts of Saadiyat Island, just off the E12 highway.
Enjoy a 20-minute drive along the coast of Abu Dhabi, crossing Sheikh Khalifa Bridge on the way.
Pass by the buzzing Yas Island on your 30-minute journey from the airport to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
Swap theme parks for coastlines by travelling from one popular island to the next in just 20 minutes along the E12 highway.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club offers players of all skill levels the chance to refine their skills at the Golf Academy.
Book a golf lesson with one of the Academy Team for one-to-one training with a PGA professional. Here, all types of players, including children, can go over the basic golf fundamentals, develop a solid swing and improve their technique using specialist equipment.
The club also boasts facilities for practicing your driving, putting, pitching and chipping.
The Saadiyat Beach Golf Club restaurant, Hawksbill, is named after the protected turtles that can be regularly spotted off the Arabian Gulf. Here, there’s both indoor and outdoor seating, with a sweeping terrace ideal for taking in the stunning island backdrop.
Open all day, guests can enjoy global cuisine ranging from breakfast specials to Italian pasta and the Saadiyat Beach Burgers topped with all the classics.
Visiting with the family? Order the club’s Picnic on the Grass for a gourmet picnic basket and cosy blanket laid-out on the green.
Yes, anyone can enjoy the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club course, regardless of skill level or membership. What’s more, the club also offers each golfer a ‘Member for a Day’ experience, where guests can enjoy the benefits of a membership, such as locker access and personal bag tags.
Yes, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has clubs for hire as well as shoes, trolleys and electro-carts. You can also visit the club’s golf shop, where you’ll find designer golf attire and equipment from the likes of Ralph Lauren and Adidas.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is open year-round, from morning to twilight, so there’s never a bad time to get on the green. To have a chance of seeing the dolphins out in the Arabian Gulf, visit during the UAE’s winter (between December and February).
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