Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate

Fancourt Hotel


The golf professionals’ opinion on the Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate is unanimous: Fancourt is among the world’s finest locations for golfing.


In the 2004 the Fancourt received additional praise: The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) elected the Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate as the world’s best golf resort.


Situated at the heart of the Garden Route, the Outeniqua Mountains providing a spectacular backdrop, the Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate read more » forms a central part of South Africa’s new cutting-edge golfing region George.


Next to the Fancourt, the in November 2004 newly opened Pezula Resort also offers superb accommodation and first-class golfing.


Gary Player personally designed each and every one of the Fancourt’s four! outstanding 18-hole championship courts. Fancourt is the first South African member of the renowned association “Great Golf Resorts of the World”.


The discerning guests will receive a warm welcome at the airport already where a special “Fancourt Lounge” has been provided to exclusively take care of weary travellers visiting the hotel.


The individual suites and rooms have been generously spread out over the large property while the main building houses the reception, golf shop and club room.


After taking countless swings at the ball throughout the day, the spa centre will soothe every ache –it is one of the most notable installations on the Garden Route.


The adjoining indoor thermal pool is surpassed in its beauty only by the magnificent view of the mountains it affords.


Culinary highlights are to be expected as a certainty at the Fancourt Hotel. More than eight restaurants and several bars tempt you with their mouth-watering creations.


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The Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate’s origins go back to the 19th century. Lending the hotel his name, Henry Fancourt originally built living quarters at the foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains read more » for the workmen constructing the Montagu Pass in 1847.


Over the decades, the basic accommodation was gradually transformed into today’s luxury hotel which now proudly boasts its nomination as a national monument.


Today you are spoilt for choice at the Fancourt: There are seven exceptional accommodation categories to choose from. The recently renovated, stylish Manor House offers 31 standard rooms, 37 executive rooms and two deluxe suites including a lounge.


The recently added, spacious garden suites are divided into four different types. Guests can choose between 53 One Bedroom Garden Suites and 24 Two Bedroom Garden Studios, a Two Bedroom Garden Suite (each bedroom feature an en-suite bathroom and a private lounge and terrace) and a Presidential Suite.


Regardless of your choice, every room’s facilities include a TV, mini bar, safe, air-conditioning and a telephone. The attentive service with a smile is not just a matter of course but a pleasure at the five star Fancourt.


After an exciting day filled with sports, six restaurants compete for your favour, each a master of the cuisine it specialises in. Your discerning taste will surely be captivated no matter whether you visit the Links Lodge, Le Pêcheur, the Morning Glory, the Grill Room, the Sansibar or La Cantina with its mouth-watering Italian dishes.


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The activities at the Fancourt Hotel & Country Estate Club are focused on golfing. However, the exceptionally beautiful region around George offers many other attractions. It will be a pleasure for the read more » reception to help you make arrangements.


Outeniqua-Course: The parkland Oteniqua course is characterised by its long, sweeping lanes kept in a meticulously excellent condition. Various ponds surrounded by reeds and thatched cottages lend the course an almost North European ambience.


Just like the other Fancourt courses, the Outeniqua course has been penned by Gary Player. Extensive water obstacles, irregularly placed trees and narrow landing zones guarantee a thrilling game.


Experienced player will enjoy tackling the fairways dotted by bunkers before reaching the green. The Links: Having been designed by Gary Player, the famous Links course is open to all players. To some extend, the demand for the course is regulated by the green fee –in that sense the course might well be in Ireland or Scotland.


The fairways alternately sport Kentucky Blue, Rye, Fescue and Bent grass; the greens have mostly been moulded with Bent grass. Especially notable is the 2. hole, par 3 presenting a green interrupted by a bunker.


Montagu’s Course: It is the pro’s choice: The Bent grass putting greens’ are mostly very fast but guarded by a host of bunkers and the landing zones wide.


The course is set in spectacular scenery, being framed by the awe-inspiring Outeniqua Mountains. Originally the terrain was a rather unchallenging plain.


Extensive earthworks enabled the designers to create the perfect course from scratch. The course’s main characteristics are the abundant water obstacles and the challenging greens clasped by bunkers.


Bramble Hill: An 18-hole course infused by link elements, covering undulating but open terrain. It is a course suitable for beginners and advanced players alike and radiates a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere free of restrictive pretence.


Close by are the Golf Academy, the Proshop, restaurants, the “19th hole” and all the other conveniences only a fully-fledged golf resort can offer you.


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