The Fairmont Southampton Golf Resort
Bermuda, Bermuda, Hamilton, Southampton
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Bermuda's premier luxury resort, The Fairmont Southampton enjoys a stunning location perched on the island's highest point, overlooking acres of lush ground and the sandy beaches of the island's south shore. This AAA Four Diamond Award resort offers superior accommodation, challenging golf on its own executive course, a fully serviced beach, tennis, spa treatments, a wide range of leisure activities and six restaurants serving award winning cuisine.
The Fairmont Southampton was the official hotel for the 2007 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, held at Mid Ocean Golf Club in October, and Fairmont boasts its own golf course, an island gem designed to take your short game to new heights. This executive course features 18 challenging par-3 holes and takes full advantage of the beautiful surroundings and dramatic elevation changes. For championship golf, Fairmont has a partnership with Riddell's Bay, the oldest club on the island founded in 1922, where guests will enjoy exclusive access. Additionally, the Golf Concierge will arrange tee times at various other clubs on the island.
A two hour flight from New York, Bermuda is a golfer's paradise for all seasons, with nine courses squeezed on this island about one-third the size of Washington DC! Lush Bermuda fairways and seaside rough combine with a colourful background of turquoise waters, colourful trees, white roofed cottages and ocean vistas.
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The Fairmont Southampton Resort
Each one of Fairmont's 593 guestrooms is spacious, bright and airy, with its own private balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Great Sound harbour and the golf course. On the hotel's top floor, "Fairmont Gold" rooms and suites offer added luxury and service including private check-in, complimentary deluxe breakfast, afternoon tea, hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks. There is also a Game Room with fireplace and a Library Den with laptops, internet, magazines and a collection of DVD's.
From Caribbean to international cuisine, The Fairmont Southampton offers an array of culinary creations ranging from the local seafood specialties at Ocean Club to rich steaks at the Waterlot Inn, an historic 320 year-old restaurant at the Ferry Dock. For the finest European cuisine, the elegant Newport Room serves AAA Five Diamond award winning French cuisine while Bacci offers Italian specialties. For lighter fare, drinks and entertainment, further outlets include The Cellar, Jasmine Lounge, Wickets Brasserie and the Golf Hut.
The resort also boasts a wide range of leisure activities. Situated on one of Bermuda's finest beaches, a sandy private cove, The Beach Club is a full service facility including the Cabana Bar and Ocean Club restaurant. Additionally, there are six tennis courts, three lighted for night play. To unwind, the Willow Stream Spa delivers a range of treatments applied with its own Willow Stream Energy signature product line.
AAA Four Diamond Award
Official hotel for the 2007 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
593 Rooms & Suites
All rooms with A/C, Balcony, Cable TV, Minibar, Safe, Coffee/Tea maker, Work desk, voicemail and data port
Top floor exclusive Rooms & Suites
Private check-in, Complimentary breakfast, afternoon tee and soft drinks
Library Den: Laptops, internet, magazines and CD library
Sitting/ Game room with fireplace
24-Hour in-room dining, Laundry/ Valet service, Concierge Desk
Wi-Fi in public areas
Scooter & Bicycle rental - To protect the island from traffic and pollution, there are no rental cars in Bermuda
Ferry service for guests to sister property The Fairmont Hamilton Princess
Newport Room (Dinner) French, AAA Five Diamond Award cuisine
Bacci (Dinner) Italian
Waterlot Inn (Dinner) Steak, AAA Four Diamond Award
Ocean Club (Dinner) Seafood, alfresco dinning and live entertainment
The Cellar (Bar)
Jasmine Lounge (Light menu)
Golf Hut (Snacks)
Beach Club: Serviced beach, Watersports, Cabana Bar, Ocean Club restaurant and Tennis (6 courts/3 lit for night play)
Willow Stream Spa: Treatment rooms, couple's massage suite, fitness centre with panoramic views over the ocean, spa pool, sun deck and gardens
Children's Activity Centre
12 function rooms, boardrooms and multimedia Mid-Ocean Amphitheatre
Capacity for up to 1,500 attendees
Fairmont Southampton Bermuda Golf
• Executive Course
Theodore Robinson (1972) 18 holes - 2,684 yds - Par 54
An Island gem designed to take your short game to new heights, The Fairmont Southampton Golf Course features 18 challenging par-3 holes. Taking advantage of the beautiful surroundings and dramatic elevation changes, this golf course forces prudent club selection, with the island breeze playing a definite factor. Whether you head out to the course for tournament play or a friendly game, you'll be delighted with the myriad of bunkers, two water hazards and three tee offerings.
The Fairmont Southampton golf club will store your bag on arrival. In addition, the club offers a practice green and complete Pro shop. For the beginner golfer, golf lessons. Club and shoe rentals available. A game at nearby championship Bermuda golf courses (Port Royal, Riddell's Bay or Belmont Hills) can be arranged through the hotel's dedicated Golf Concierge.
Putting green, proshop and golf pro
For Fairmont Bermuda Guests - Riddell's Bay Partnership
Through its exclusive partnership with the Fairmont Southampton, Riddell’s Bay Golf Club is open to all guests of the resort with preferred tee times available at this stunning 18-hole course designed by Theodore G Robinson.
Bermuda has more golf courses per square mile than anywhere else in the world, nine in total.
• Riddell's Bay Golf Club
Theodore G. Robinson (1922)
For Fairmont Bermuda Guests - Riddell's Bay Partnership
Through its exclusive partnership with the Fairmont Southampton, Riddell’s Bay Golf Club is open to all guests of the resort with preferred tee times available at this stunning 18-hole course designed by Theodore G Robinson. Bermuda’s oldest private golf course, Riddell’s Bay features tight fairways and small, narrow greens—a challenging course for golfers of all levels. Shuttle service provided to and from the hotel.
The Riddell's Bay Golf Course winds along a peninsula that measures only 600 yards at its widest point. The 5,800 yard par 70, 18-hole golf course offers scenic delights and plenty of challenges, including two ponds and three ocean holes. Riddell's Bay offers the golfer a magnificent challenge to both his or her game and camera. The signature hole is the 8th, a dogleg right, and one to watch for as scoring birdie may take a break for accuracy! An accurate drive leaves an approach to a green surrounded by water.
• Port Royal Golf Courss
Robert Trent Jones Sr. (1970) Home of the 2010 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
The big news at Hilton Head’s Port Royal Golf Club is the Pete Dye makeover of Robber’s Row, one of the three layout on site. Dye enhanced memorability, resitance to scoring, and design balance of the course and rebuilt greens, added or reshaped bunkers, and rerouted holes to bring water into play, framed by moss-drapped oaks and marshes. The Barony coure is a more hospitable layout with generous fairways, while Panter’s Row is a shotmaker track with narrow fairways.
• Belmont Hills Golf Club
Deveraux Emmett (1915) + Algie M. Pulley (2002)
Belmont is a semi-private resort course, layout built in ther early twenties
Belmont Hills Golf Club i a demanding layout, heavily bunkered, with fast, multi-tiered greens overlooking Bermuda’s turquoise waters of the Great Sound. But it wasn't always like that. Although the club opened in 1907, it wasn't until 1915 that golf was actually played there and the original layout was completely revamped by architect Algie M. Pulley in 2002. Pulley excelled himself and the present course is a stunning, undulating layout that offers a testing round of golf backed by Bermuda's captivating beauty. The course features panoramic views of Hamilton Harbour and the Great Sound. Heavy bunkering and multi-tiered greens will test and challenge shooting and putting abilities to the limit.
• Mid-Ocean Golf Club
Charles Blair Macdonald (1921) & Robert Trent Jones Sr. (1953)
2007 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
The Mid Ocean Club is considered as one of the best golf club in the world.It may be compared to Cypress Point because, although the ocean plays little part in its design, it provides a glorious background of the course. The greater part of the layout is laid over beautiful rolling hills and crests, gentle valleys and deep woods of casuarina and flowring shrubs.
• St. George Golf Club
Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1985)
This not very long, but nevertheless demanding and beautiful course lies on the Easterly point of the island. It was designed by R.T. Jones and reminds one of those classic Scottish links. The changing wind always plays a part in the game and there are wide and impressive panoramic views of the Atlantic. On St. George’s, the saying goes “What it lacks in lenght, it sure makes up in character.
• Tuckers Point Golf Club
Charles H. Banks (1932) + Roger Rulewich (2002)
Originally designed in 1932 by Charles H. Banks, the course was redesigned in 2002 by Roger Rulewich, the former chief designer for Robert Trent Jones. The layout features undulating fairways with many elevated tees, fully exposed to the varying speed and direction of changeable winds. Many holes and greens boast dramatic water and overland views.
Bermuda is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the east coast of the United States at about 1,030 kilometres (640 mi) from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.. Spaniard Juan de Bermudez discovered this island of turquoise waters and pink sand beaches in 1503. However, Bermuda was not officially colonized until 1612 when the British arrived. The Union Jack has flown here for more than 300 years, and Bermudians are proud that theirs is the oldest British colony with an assembly elected by the people.
Entwined with images of Bermuda-shorted vacationers sipping Bermuda rum, the British influence is strongly felt – tidy cottages line the clean streets, and high tea is still served in the island's guesthouses. Many of London's large department stores have branches here, made even more attractive by duty-free prices. A trip to Bermuda encompasses the best of both worlds. After a day of touring the Royal Naval Dockyard or snorkeling among the coral reefs, a visitor can enjoy world-class live entertainment and a gourmet meal that mixes traditional flavors with the fresh fish and fruits of the island.
Although Bermuda's latitude is similar to that of Savannah, Georgia, it is warmer in winter, and slightly cooler in summer. Its subtropical climate is warmed up by the Gulf Stream and the westerlies, which carry warm, humid air eastwards over Bermuda. Atlantic winter storms, often associated with Artic cold fronts, can produce powerful, gusting winds and heavy rain. Considering the wind chill, the felt air temperature in winter can fall below freezing point, although the real l temperature rarely drops below 10 °C (50 °F).
Bermuda must be about the only place left in the world where visitors cannot rent automobiles. Why not? Tourist safety on unfamiliar, often narrow, winding, sharply twisting roads, is cited as the main reason. Another factor is Bermuda's very small physical size and fourth-largest population per square mile in the world (after Gibraltar, Hong Kong and Monaco). Buses and taxis are readily available for guests to get around the island. Bus tokens available at the Concierge Desk and Hotel Front Desk.
Address & Contact
The Fairmont Southampton
PO Box HM 1379
Hamilton HM FX
Southampton Parish, Bermuda's southernmost point
Bermuda International Airport (BDA), 2 hours flight from NYC
All year (Hotel & Golf)
Subtropical, mild and humid year round. Windy in winter. On the same latitude as North Carolina (US)