Fall For Bermuda

written by | Posted on September 28th, 2011

Known as the “Jewel of the Atlantic,” Bermuda offers travelers an incomparable climate, pink sand beaches, breadth of historic sites and warm, friendly people. With Bermuda’s “Golf and Spa” season underway, your clients can enjoy a plethora of active pursuits such as golfing, biking and hiking, or take some time to relax at one of the island’s great spas or restaurants.

Hitting the Greens A golfer’s paradise does exist and it’s on the shores of Bermuda—where the gorgeous greens of the fairways are only enhanced by the adjacent turquoise waters and pink sands. Here, golf lovers can tee off year-round at any of the island’s challenging courses and bask in the beauty that is golfing in Bermuda.

Bermuda is also host to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, scheduled this year on Oct. 18-19 at the prestigious Port Royal Golf Course. The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is the season-ending showcase of 2011’s Major Champions—the winners of the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship. Among this year’s competitors will be Charl Shwartzel, Rory Mcllroy, Darren Clarke and Keegan Bradley. Experience this year’s action in person as the pro golfers compete for a $1.35 million prize.

Some of Bermuda’s finest hotels are offering special package deals during the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. At The Fairmont Southhampton, for instance, guests can take advantage of a 3-night Grand Slam package with rates starting at $494 pp. Rates include accommodations, daily admission for three days to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, daily return transfers to or from Port Royal Golf Course, daily breakfast and one round of golf at your choice of The Fairmont Southhampton, Riddell’s Bay or Belmont.

Meanwhile, Rosewood Tucker’s Point has a 4-night PGA Grand Slam package that includes daily breakfast for two, one day of unlimited golf at Tucker’s Point Golf Course and daily one-way taxi transfers to the Grand Slam event. Rates start at $1,170 pp.

Spa Serenity For those looking for a bit more relaxation, Bermuda has a wide selection of top-notch spas, each offering its own collection of indulgent massages, facials and body treatments.

For the ultimate girls’ getaway, book your clients on the Glam Girlfriend Spa Getaway at The Reefs. Available through Oct. 31, this package includes 20 percent savings on 4-night accommodations in a 2-bedroom luxury Club Condo; a $300 credit pp to use at La Serena Spa; daily breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3-course gourmet dinner; $100 drink credit; a 1-day bus/ferry pass for each person to explore Bermuda and shop in downtown Hamilton and roundtrip airport transfers for the group.

To learn more about golf or spa getaways in Bermuda, visit gotobermuda.com.