Fairmont St Andrews
St Andrews, Scotland
Fairmont St Andrews, which overlooks the Auld Grey Toon, the spiritual home of the game, offers 36 holes of quality golf alongside a 5-star luxury hotel. It is the perfect location to make the most of St Andrews and the surrounding area, with the Old Course just a few miles away.
There are two excellent clifftop courses at the Fairmont St Andrews, the Torrance and the Kittocks, which due to their elevation offer stunning views of the bay and town of St Andrews. In a region famous for being the home of golf, both courses manage to hold their own against the more famous local links.
The stunning 5-star Fairmont St Andrews golf resort is idyllically set in 520 acres of beautiful coastal surroundings. Located at the true ‘Home of Golf’, Fairmont is a unique and lavish resort which boasts so much more than a comfortable stay and world-class golf.
There are two types of accommodation at Fairmont St Andrews - guest rooms and the Manor Homes. Each of the 209 spacious guestrooms are blessed with both style and functionality, offering the latest in room amenities and home comforts. The Manor Homes are of a modern open plan design, situated next to the 4th fairway of the Torrance Course, sharing the same breath-taking views as the resort. Each Manor Home has four large en-suite bedrooms, a farmhouse style kitchen, luxurious living room, dining room and a fully equipped business office.
Restaurant & Bars
Fairmont St Andrews more than lives up to expectations with the quality of dining on offer at the hotel. La Cucina is the hotel’s onsite Italian eatery and offers a range of gourmet pizzas, pasta, and some sensational seafood dishes.
St Andrews Bar & Grill is the most spectacular, set upon a clifftop with stunning panoramic views over the golf courses and St Andrews Bay. It serves locally sourced seasonal produce from surrounding farms and suppliers.
Other dining options include The Squire, the hotel’s signature Brasserie style restaurant, offering an A La Carte menu with a wide selection of dishes.
The Atrium Lounge serves a traditional Savoy Afternoon Tea that will give you a taste of London in St Andrews. If you are looking for a couple of fun and relaxing bars, then try Kittocks Den, which serves an extensive collection of single malts, cocktails and spirits, or Zephyr Sports Bar, which is Scotland’s first luxury vegan/vegetarian sports bar.
On the patio outside of Kittocks Den is also the Links Champagne Bar in partnership with Moet & Chandon.
Spa & Leisure
Fairmont St Andrews' European-style health spa offers a full range of body and beauty treatments, including sculpting therapy, deep cleansing facial, Scottish hot stone massage, detoxifying seaweed scrub and aromatherapy. If that isn't enough, there are also fitness and well-being activities, steam rooms, a sauna and Jacuzzi, and a large heated indoor swimming pool.
Fairmont St Andrews is located just 3 miles outside the town of St Andrews, sitting on a clifftop overlooking the bay and Auld Grey Toon. International access is best through either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports.
For the non-golfer, there are many local attractions such as castles, distilleries, museums, sea life aquarium, woolen mills, and The Byre Theatre, as well as the opportunity to explore the city of St Andrews and the rugged coastline of the Kingdom of Fife. Although not famed for its nightlife, there are plenty of local bars and pubs to keep you busy during your free evenings.
Golf courses at Fairmont St Andrews
Opened just one year after the Torrance Course at Fairmont St Andrews and tougher of the two, the Kittocks is another clifftop stunner with spectacular views of St Andrews Bay and the Auld Grey Toon just 3 miles away. The most striking holes are those along the cliff edge, and with two man-made lakes mixed in with double greens and deep pot bunkers, the Kittocks is a great blend of American-style with the tradition of golf at St Andrews. The Fairmont is a really impressive 36-hole golf resort.
You would think that opening a relatively new course at the home of golf would be a daunting challenge, however with the Torrance Course at Fairmont St Andrews you have a spectacular clifftop links that fits very comfortably amongst its more famous neighbors. The views of St Andrews Bay and the Auld Grey Toon are breath-taking from this vantage point, and at 7200 yards off the tips, the Torrance is a stern test of golf. An Open Championship Qualifying course that ranks top 60 in Scotland.
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As you would expect from a 5-star golf resort and spa, Fairmont St Andrews offers fantastic golf as well as excellent off course facilities. It’s a golf break of the highest calibre.