The Luxury What golf destination compares to Scotland, where the sport has been played for 600 years? At the Fairmont St. Andrews, golfers can enjoy spectacular cliff-top views of the areas legendary courses. Enhance your swing on the highly rated Kittocks course or head to the tough and undulating coastal Castle course.
The Value The Castle and Kittocks Course Package comes with 18 holes of golf on each of the two courses, plus a two-night stay in a deluxe guest room and a full Scottish breakfast. For stays through October 31, prices start at $429/nightalmost $200 below the usual cost for rooms alone. Plus, the high-season greens fees on the Old Course are just $119 a person for hotel guests, more than 50 percent lower than last years.
The Catch The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, on August 731, may beckon. But its at least an hours drive away.
The Details Call 866/840-8208, or visit www.fairmont.com/standrews.
From the summer issue of Shermans Travel magazine.