Just in time for Father’s Day, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ golf destinations have unveiled a host of unique and memorable ways to show “Dear Ol’ Dad” just how much you love him. These include:
The Fairmont Algonquin
The Fairmont Algonquin combines rustic, yet refined luxury, exceptional dining and the charm of Canada’s picturesque St Andrews-by-the-Sea with one of North America’s top-rated golf courses to create a truly unparalleled golf destination. As a special treat for dads, fathers can play golf free on The Fairmont Algonquin’s acclaimed Thomas McBroom golf course Father’s Day weekend (June 18-19) when accompanied by at least one paying child. Golf rates start at $79 Canadian.
The Fairmont Banff Springs
With anticipation building for the 2011 Telus World Skins (July 25th – 26th) match at The Fairmont Banff Springs, it’s the perfect time to treat dad to a round of golf on the world-famous Stanley Thompson Course ahead of the PGA TOUR professionals.
The Play Before the Pros package is available through July 24. Rates start at $798 CAD per night based on double occupancy and includes: accommodations in a Fairmont Room, two rounds of golf on the Stanley Thompson Golf Course, two tickets to the Telus World Skins, July 25-26, Telus World Skins souvenir Nike Golf shirt and contest entry to win a complete Nike golf outfit
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
This beautiful resort at the base of British Columbia’s Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains is a world-class playground for summer recreation. And for fathers who play golf, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler has the perfect gift…The Golf For Free package. With rates starting at $229 CAD per night with a minimum two-night stay, the package includes accommodations in a deluxe room, one individual round of golf per person for each night’s stay, nlimited additional play based upon availability after initial round each day, unlimited use of the practice facility, children under 16 can play free with paying adult and complimentary transportation between the resort and golf course
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess
Another great way to let dad unwind in Bermuda is to treat him to The Fairmont Hamilton Princess’ Reel in Relaxation Package. This package includes three-night accommodations, an eight-hour private fishing charter and a $100 USD golf credit at The Fairmont Southampton Golf Course or Riddell’s Bay Golf and Country Club (Bermuda’s oldest private club). Rates are $1,950 and the package is available year-round based upon availability.
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Treat dad to Canada’s “Best Golf Course,” as rated by SCORE Golf Magazine, and one of its most picturesque resorts. The Ultimate Jasper Golf Package at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is available until June 30th. Rates start at $329 CAD per night based on double occupancy with a three-night minimum stay required. The package includes three nights’ accommodations in a Fairmont Room and two rounds of golf per room, per night’s stay.
The Fairmont Kea Lani
The stunning beauty of Maui combines with the luxury of The Fairmont Kea Lani and the renowned golf courses of Wailea Golf Club to create the perfect Hawaiian escape for fathers everywhere.
Available until Dec. 15, rates for the Birdies, Bogeys and Breakfast Golf Package start at $809 per night, double occupancy. The package includes accommodations in a one-bedroom suite or villa, deluxe buffet breakfast at Kea Lani Restaurant for two daily (tax and gratuity included), one round of golf for two daily on one of the three courses — Emerald, Gold or Old Blue (including cart) — at Wailea Golf Club, transportation to and from Wailea Golf Club each day and complimentary TaylorMade golf club rentails for Fairmont President’s Club members (subject to availability)
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
Spend Father’s Day amidst the luxury of Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu in one of the most spectacular regions of Canada. The resort offers 27 holes of golf nestled between the sea and the mountains of Quebec’s Charlevoix region. The Ultimate Golf Package starts from $379 CAD per night and includes accommodation in a Fairmont Room, one day of golf for two people each morning, golf cart, bottled water and use of the practice facility
Give dad the thrill of playing golf in the footsteps of PGA Tour professionals while enjoying the exotic luxury of Fairmont Mayakoba on Mexico’s beautiful Riviera Maya. El Camaleon 101, enables dads to enjoy unlimited rounds of golf at El Camaleon, a Fairmont Hotels & Resorts managed golf course designed by Greg Norman and the host site of the PGA TOUR’s Mayakoba Golf Classic — Mexico’s only PGA Tour event.
For a limited time, this package (which is available until Dec. 17) can be purchased at rates starting from $579 per room per night, (30 percent off the regular rate) based on double occupancy, with a minimum four-night stay. The package includes accommodation in a Fairmont Room, unlimited golf each day for two adults, daily buffet breakfast for two adults at La Laguna restaurant or breakfast a la carte at El Camaleon’s restaurant, one souvenir golf shirt per adult, transportation between the resort and the golf course each day and unlimited bottled water and soft drinks at El Camaleon
Fairmont St Andrews
Treat your father to a storybook trip to the Fairmont St Andrews in “The Home of Golf.” This award-winning cliff-top resort overlooking the North Sea and the charming town of St Andrews features two acclaimed 18-hole golf courses in addition to a full-service spa and award-winning dining options.
Golf, Golf and more Golf is priced from £349 per room, per night, single/double occupancy (inclusive of 20% VAT) and is available until Oct 31. The package includes accommodations for two nights in a Fairmont Room, full Scottish breakfast each morning, unlimited golf on Fairmont’s award-winning Torrance and Kittocks Courses, use of golf carts on the Kittocks Course and nlimited use of the practice facilities.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Why not treat dad to an invigorating sport-specific spa treatment endorsed by the likes of famed golf instructor David Leadbetter and PGA Tour star Charles Howell III? Amidst the luxurious surroundings of Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and its Willow Stream Spa, the Golf Performance Treatment combines massage, stretching and acupressure to help dad improve his balance and swing rotation for greater accuracy and distance. The 60-minute Golf Performance Treatment starts at $179 and rooms are available from $189.
The Fairmont Southampton
The Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda offers unmatched luxury and charm. With a private beach club and an excellent Ted Robinson-designed par-3 course on property, as well as several exceptional golf courses nearby, it is the ideal spot for fathers to unwind. And, the best way for dads to recover from a day of fun in the sun is with a Golf Facial Treatment from The Fairmont Southampton’s Willow Stream Spa. Priced from $179 plus gratuities, the treatment will moisturize, repair and protect his skin while he also enjoys a soothing shoulder, hand and foot massage. A special Willow Stream Golf Gift is included as well.
Fairmont Turnberry Isle
The beautiful Fairmont Turnberry Isle in Miami offers two acclaimed, championship-caliber golf courses, a world-class Willow Stream Spa, award-winning dining and two beautiful swimming pools in a picturesque tropical setting. For Father’s Day and until Sept. 30. Fairmont Turnberry Isle also is offering Free Golf for all overnight guests. Only a nominal charge of $40 per person for use of a golf cart is required. Rooms rates during this period start at $149 per night.
Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello
One of the easiest and most thoughtful ways to show fathers how much they are loved is with a gift certificate from Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello. This famed rugged, yet luxurious resort in Quebec is a sportsman’s paradise, offering world-class golf, fishing, hiking, and countless other outdoor activities in addition to an acclaimed spa and outstanding dining. Gift certificates for Father’s day are available to suit virtually any budget and any interest. These include One-Night Golf Package for Two, $470 CAD, includes accommodations, one round of golf per person and buffet breakfast; round of Golf for Two, $142 CAD, includes use of golf cart; Golf & Dine Package, $109 CAD, includes round of golf for two after 1 p.m. followed by Table d’hôte dinner (a four course meal); Fishing Day at Kenauk, $89 CAD per person, includes use of boat and fishing privileges at this stocked trout lake.