Golf to the fore for Hilton
Hilton International has announced that it has entered into an agreement to manage the new Tower Links Golf Clubhouse, a short drive from the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Hotel in the Northern Emirates.
The Tower Links Golf Clubhouse features a landmark building reflecting the architectural history of Ras Al Khaimah, while it also houses a spa and fitness centre, opening up to reveal magnificent views over an 18-hole, par 72 golf course and golf academy, complete with driving range and short game facilities.
“Backed by our extensive experience with exclusive and luxury golf clubs around the world like the Katamyia Golf Resort in Egypt and the Hilton Cancun Beach and Golf Resort in Mexico, we are pleased to be managing the Tower Links Golf Clubhouse,” commented Rudi Jagersbacher, vice president Arabian Peninsula at Hilton International.
Golf enthusiasts planning weekend getaways can take advantage of special packages at the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah. The golf package offers special double room rates of AED 375 per person inclusive of a full buffet breakfast and an 18-hole game, shared golf cart and range balls.
For GCC travellers prefering scenery and tranquility, the hotel has introduced attractive packages taking in the spectacular backdrop of the Musandam peninsula on the east coast of Oman at Dh600 per person in a double room.
This includes accommodation, meals and leisure activities. The guided tours take guests through small quaint villages towards the -UAE and Omani border. While passing through the Musandam mountains, guests can see the Hormuz Strait and Khasab Port and by boat sail to Khour Sham, the largest creek in the peninsula, and swim with the dolphins.
Situated on the waterfront with views of the Ras Al Khaimah Creek, the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah has 214 rooms and comes with several leisure facilities including four restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, two tennis courts and a fitness room.
Hotel guests also have access to the new Hilton Beach Club, which is located on a private beach and boasts a wide choice of water sports, a spectacular waterfall pool bar and an outdoor Mongolian Grill restaurant.
By JONNA SIMON