Heaven on Earth – Fairmont, St Andrews, Scotland


The 520 acre five star Fairmont St Andrews resort encapsulates luxury, elegance and truly breathtaking surroundings in Scotland’s ‘Home of Golf’. A truly unique and special venue that makes your visit one to remember, with its lavish and stunning surroundings, peaceful setting with stunning cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea.

The resort prides itself with an array of fabulous facilities including two championship Golf Courses, The Kittocks and The Torrance, excellent dining experiences for every palette, ranging from an opulent fine dining experience in our two AA Rosette Esperante restaurant to golfers fayre and magnificent views at The Clubhouse.
All of its 209 luxury guestrooms are spacious and well-proportioned with thoughtful Scottish touches. A sumptuous Signature Spa offers a range of treatments including locally-themed massages, facial and relaxation therapies. The 16 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and relaxation room complete the experience, helping you to relax and unwind. Whatever the occasion, Fairmont St Andrews really is the perfect location to turn your getaway into a treasured memory.

With two new magnificent courses that weave their way over the rolling landscape, an unforgettable experience awaits both the seasoned professional and the beginner alike.
The Torrance Course: A spectacular 18 hole championship course designed by the late Gene Sarazen and Sam Torrance. This Par 72, 7,026 yard golf course circles the hotel and is blessed with stunning sea views and cliff-edge tees and greens. Opened again in July 2008 following remediation and drainage work the course played host to the final Open Qualifying for the Open Championship in 2010 as well as the Scottish Seniors Open each year since 2009

The Kittocks Course: Opened in July 2002, is an equally challenging course designed by Gene Sarazen and Bruce Devlin. This Par 71, 7,020 yard golf course stretches over Kittock’s Den and along the sweeping coastline. It is one of only two courses in St Andrews that offer buggies and won Golf Tourism Scotland’s Golf and Club Experience of the Year in 2012
The Clubhouse: Sitting atop a spectacular cliff top formation, with a commanding view of both courses, is the clubhouse. This facility includes a pro shop, conference room, driving range, practice area and restaurant. It’s also pre-wired for international golf tournaments.

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