The Best of Northern Ireland's Golfing Royals Dream Golf Vacations

The Best of Northern Ireland's Golfing Royals

Self Drive Tour

In golfing terms the only destination that can ever compete with Scotland for outstanding golf links and an impressive golf history is Ireland. We are delighted to share this great golf itinerary with you. Play four stunning courses including the very best “Royals”: the historic Royal Portrush, Royal Belfast, Portstewart and the jewel that can't be missed, Royal County Down.

The utterly breathtaking Strand Course links at Port Stewart is also included. Each of these venues is a standalone golfing great in its own right. Play them all on this golf trip of a lifetime and you will rightly say you have played 4 of the world’s best! Ask us about extending this golf vacation if you have more time available or why not combine this trip before or after enjoying one of our British Isles or European cruise itineraries? Call us for suggestions.


6 Daysfr. $2,040

  • 6 days Self-Drive car rental including unlimited miles, Belfast Airport collect/drop off fees and taxes are included.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation, bed and breakfast in Portrush
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation, bed and breakfast in Belfast
  • Play 4 “Golfing Greats” of Northern Ireland including green fees
  • Gratuities are not included and are left at the discretion of the guest.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
5 breakfasts
  • 4* Bushmills Inn Bed and Breakfast in Bushmills, Northern Ireland (3 nights)
  • 4* Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Hotel and Golf Resort in Templepatrick, Northern Ireland (2 nights)

Arrive Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, United Kingdom

Arrive Belfast and pick up your rental car at the airport.

Arrive at Bushmills Inn

Bushmills, United Kingdom

Check in to the Bushmill's Inn Hotel. This historic 4 star hotel blends stunning architecture, beautiful grounds, unique rooms and modern facilities and has been lovingly restored to pay homage to its rich Irish history.

Take the afternoon to explore the local area. The village of Bushmill is home to the world’s oldest Irish Whiskey Distillery, between the famous Giant’s Causeway and Royal Portrush Golf Club. Other local attractions include Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle and many of the Game of Thrones filming locations.

Overnight at Bushmills Inn

Bushmills Inn

Golf at Portstewart

Portstewart, United Kingdom

Enjoy the day playing 18 Holes at Portstewart, Strand Course. This course was established in 1894 and redesigned by Willie Park, Jr. in the 1920’s. Over the years Portstewart Golf Club has hosted many important events.

Afternoon at Leisure

Bushmills, United Kingdom

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Overrnight at Bushmills Inn.

Breakfast

Bushmills Inn

Golf at Royal Portrush

Portrush, United Kingdom

Following breakfast head to the Royal Portrush Golf Club to play 18 holes. The club, formed in May 1888, was originally known as The County Club and was only a nine hole course. It was named as The Royal Portrush Golf Club , with H.R.H. The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) as patron. The club has hosted many championships and altogether more than fifty national championships, British and Irish, have been decided here. Royal Portrush will host the 2019 British Open.

Afternoon at Leisure

Bushmills, United Kingdom

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Bushmills Inn.

Breakfast

Bushmills Inn

Bushmills to Belfast

Bushmills, United Kingdom

Enjoy breakfast, check out of the Bushmills Inn Hotel and continue on to Belfast.

Golf at Royal County Down

Newcastle, Ireland

Today enjoy 18 holes at Royal County Down. Founded in 1889, The Royal County Down Golf Club is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings in the Murlough Nature Reserve. Against the magnificent backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne, the links stretches along the shores of Dundrum Bay, zigzagging back and forth to provide a different vista from virtually every hole.

Explore Belfast

Belfast, United Kingdom

Check into the hotel and enjoy the afternoon at leisure exploring historical Belfast. Overnight at the Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Hotel.

Breakfast

Hilton Belfast Templepatrick

The Royal Belfast Golf Club

Holywood, United Kingdom

Enjoy breakfast before heading out to The Royal Belfast Golf Club for 18 holes. The course was established in 1881. In 1885 the Club became “Royal” after the Prince of Wales (subsequently King Edward VII), was invited to become its Patron during a visit to Ireland. The current Patron is HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

Explore Belfast and the Local Countryside

Belfast, United Kingdom

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and discover the beauty and history of Northern Ireland. Overnight at the Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Hotel.

Breakfast

Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Hotel

Depart Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, United Kingdom

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drop off your car rental at the airport before your departure.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more before departure: $600.00 per person
  • 59-8 days before departure: $900.00 per person
  • 7-1 days before departure: $1500.00 per person
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made with this agency either before or after departure are subject to the cancellation / change policies of the individual airlines. In some instances these cancellation / change fees may be up to 100% of the ticket price.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase of trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • Schedules of deposit and final payment may vary by program.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • Air Travel- Please note that airline tickets issued for travel on scheduled airlines will carry additional Terms and Conditions including, but not limited to payment, change and cancellation policies as specified by the carrier.
  • A $600 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • An administrative fee of $50 per change per person will be charged for changes requested after deposit has been received and confirmation issued. If you elect to change the name of a previously confirmed golfer you will be additionally liable for any loss of non-refundable deposit or change fee levied by the golf club/provider. In some cases it may not be possible to make changes less than 90 days before travel date.
  • Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
  • Additional deposits or payments are normally required for any scheduled air added to the start and/or end of your vacation.
  • Car Rental-On any tours where car rental is offered all drivers must be over the age of 25 and in some destinations under the age of 74.
  • All golf course tee times are made subject to availability at time of booking and cannot be guaranteed.
  • The golf provider/course operator reserves the right to amend any or all golf bookings and tee times secured in advance at any time for reasons including, but not limited to: weather conditions, course playability conditions etc. In these rare cases where amendments are required they/we will always endeavor to provide an acceptable alternative of at least equal or greater value. If we are advised by them that an alternative cannot be offered a full refund will be provided. The purchase of trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Where transport to/from any golf course itinerary destination is by ship Dream Golf Vacations guests are bound by the conditions of carriage provided by the relevant cruise line. As such we cannot be held responsible for loss of any tee time, green fees and/or any related costs should the relevant cruise line decide for reasons including but not limited to weather, passenger safety or otherwise that they are unable to reach shore at the scheduled time. Furthermore Dream Golf Vacations cannot accept any liability should the cruise line amend or cancel any part of a scheduled itinerary. The purchase of Travel insurance/Trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Golf Handicaps- We recommend that you travel with a golf handicap/index card. While the majority of golf clubs do not require this we cannot accept responsibility if you do not wish to do so and you are subsequently denied play. We are happy to discuss requirements at time of booking and provide advice.
  • Caddies (unless already provided in tour package) can be requested by us on your behalf in advance if required. We can advise caddie charge and gratuity policy. Each golf club will endeavor to fulfill all requests. However, these cannot be guaranteed as caddies are self-employed and at peak times demand can outweigh availability.
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  • If any tour service or its reasonable equivalent is not provided due to events beyond the reasonable control of Dream Golf Vacations, the company will make an appropriate refund of that portion of the tour price covering the undelivered tour service, but it is understood that Dream Golf Vacations shall have no other or further responsibility or liability either for the accuracy of any representation or the non-provision of any tour services.
  • Transport by aircraft, rail, ship or coach will depend on the conditions of carriage of the relevant carrier. These conditions of carriage may limit or exclude the carrier’s liability to you under international law (such as the Warsaw Convention). The responsibility and liability of the specified air carriers with respect to their performance of air transportation services are limited by and subject to the conditions of contract in the passenger ticket, the rules contained in tariffs on file with U.S. Department of Transportation (available for inspection on request), and applicable provisions of law and treaty.
  • Dream Golf Vacations is not liable for loss, damage or theft of luggage or personal belongings, for personal injury, accident or illness on any vehicle or at any place throughout the tour.
  • Dream Golf Vacations reserves the right to cancel a tour if circumstances so require. In this event we will make full refund to travelers of all payments received for said tour. Such a refund of payments will be the full extent of Dream Golf Vacation's obligation and liability to travelers.
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