The Vale Resort is highly regarded as one of the best golf resorts in Wales, home to two championship courses, a fantastic spa and luxurious accommodation. If you are thinking of planning a Wales golf holiday and The Vale Resort is on the list, then here are 10 things you may need to know.

Did you know?

The 16th Hole on the Wales National Course was previously ranked in the top 10 par 4’s in UK Golf by World Golf Magazine and the 2nd Hole on the Wales National Course is the second longest hole in all of Wales measuring 607 yards from the championship tee.

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Golfers may want to know…

The Vale Resort is one of very few UK resorts, home to two high quality golf courses. Both courses are well established tournament venues hosting professional and amateur events. The Wales National Course is the no. 1 course at The Vale, previously hosting several Challenge and Senior Tour events plus the Europro Tour.

Wales National Course

•Yardage: 7433 Yards
•Par: 73
•Hosted Events: Several European Challenge and Senior Tour events

Lake Course

•Yardage: 7083 Yards
•Par 72
•Hosted Events: Wales and West PGA National Championships

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If you want to improve your game, you may want to know

The Vale Resort is home to The Vale Academy which includes a 16 bay floodlit driving range, three practice putting greens, a short game area, video swing analysis and a club custom fit center. There are 5 qualified PGA Professionals at The Vale who provide lessons and clinics for all levels, from beginners to scratch golfers.

You might be interested to find out that…

The wet facilities at The Vale Resort include a 20 meter swimming pool, a steam room with mood lighting, a traditional wooden sauna and a whirlpool spa bath.

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If you like a Spa, you may want to know..

The Vale is home to Wales’ largest spa with 19 treatment rooms and 3 spa breaks relaxation zones. There are over 50 different massages & treatments including a Swedish massage, hot stone massage and a sundari kayla facial.

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You may also want to know…

The sports facilities at The Vale resort include squash and tennis courts, 7 FIFA football pitches, a state of the art gym and of course two championship golf courses.

Hotel information you will want to know…..
  • The off peak season for The Vale Resort is November – February and the high season includes May/June and September.
  • Check-in time: 3.00pm
  • Check-out time: 11.00am
  • The Concierge team is available 24 hours a day
  • Parking is available for over 300 cars

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You should know….

The bedrooms at The Vale are simply luxury, with large and comfy beds perfect for a good night’s sleep.  There are three different types of rooms at The Vale including Deluxe Rooms, Executive Rooms  & Junior Suites.  All three room options offer modern amenities that you would expect from a 4* star hotel. Many of the rooms have a veryown private balcony, where guests can enjoy a nice drink before dinner overlooking the golf course and the beautiful Wales countryside.

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  • High speed WiFi
  • Satellite TV
  • Chocolates
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • 24 hour room service
  • Tea/coffee facilities
  • Secure, electronic locking safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Luxury toiletries
You’ll be glad to hear….

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[quote]The weekend at The Vale was great, and the weather ended up being kind to us too. Will definitely be booking another golf break with Your Golf Travel again as we’re already trying to find another weekend that all four of us can go back to tackle the Wales National course again.[/quote]

Fred, YGT Client who stayed and played at The Vale

Finally, you should know…

The Vale Resort is only 22 minutes from Cardiff International Airport and 27 minutes from Cardiff City Center. Checkout the taxi fares below…

  • The Vale Resort to Cardiff Airport will cost £33
  • The Vale Resort to Cardiff City Center will cost £37

Nick Martin

Nick Martin

Member of South Herts Golf Club, playing off a handicap of 3. Have played golf in over 10 countries and look forward to playing more in my role with YGT's marketing department.

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