Friday, 14 June 2013

Golfing Malaysia and Thailand's finest courses with Seadream



GOLF fanatics can round-out a holiday aboard the world's Number One boutique passenger vessel, SeaDream II when she visits Asia from October this year to April 2014, with an opportunity to play at seven of Malaysia and Thailand's finest courses that have been opened-up to guests on this first-ever SeaDream visit to the region.

SeaDream will arrange tee times, round-trip transfers and a shared golf cart, with fees  payable for each course by guests whilst aboard.

And between ports and courses guests can brush-up on their game at the complimentary 30-championship-course golf simulator aboard SeaDream II.

SeaDream II will sail some sixteen itineraries in Asia, to Cairns, Papua New Guinea and the Trobriand Islands during her season in Asia, as well as from Piraeus (Athens) to Mumbai in October and back to Greece in April 2014.

Prices for sailings begin from US$4254pp twin-share for a 7-night sailing on January 4 2014  from Singapore to Phuket via six ports in Malaysia and Thailand (including Penang,) and include all 5-star dining, drinks from the open bars, wines with lunch and dinner, nightly cocktail gatherings, use of the 30-course golf simulator, power and sail water-sports where permitted, gratuities, and port charges and taxes. Golfing fees and charges are extra.

Details from travel agents or www.seadream.com

Courses include Penang's Bukit Jambul Country Club whose Robert Trent Jones Jnr design has been described as "the" course in Malaysia, Saujana Golf & Country Club in Port Klang that Golf Digest rated as Malaysia's Number One course, Thailand's Patong Blue Canyon Country Club whose par-3 Hole 17 is included in "The World's Top 500 Best Holes," and Langkawi's 99 East Golf Club whose designer, Ross Watson included many design references from the best Australian and Scottish links courses.