Best of the Best 2018 - 537
THE GLENEAGLES HOTEL
PER THSHIR E, SCOTLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D Glorious Scottish Countryside
An iconic country estate, Gleneagles has been a luxury destination for nearly a century. Located just one hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, it offers the perfect five-star retreat for
those looking for relaxation, fun and adventure. The 850-acre estate epitomizes Scotland's
rugged natural beauty, offering a glorious playground of country pursuits. Whether you visit to
play its three championship golf courses, fly a Harris Hawk, ride horses, play tennis, go
off-roading, train gundogs, shoot, fish, enjoy Michelin-star dining or relax in an award-winning
spa, Gleneagles offers a world of experiences for the whole family.
Room upgrade at time of booking, if
available; afternoon tea for two, once per
stay; and, when staying two nights or more,
one round of golf.
With a wide selection of activities perfect
for all ages, The Gleneagles Hotel is an ideal
location for a family vacation.
Distance from Edinburgh Airport (EDI): 45 miles/72 km
Size: 232 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Casual
FAIRMONT ST ANDREWS
ST. A N DR EWS, SCOTLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D East Coast of Scotland
$100 value food and beverage credit per stay.
Take the kids on a nighttime witches' tour
of St Andrews, hearing spooky tales and
meeting ghouls along the way. (A caution: It
can be too scary for the little ones).
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Clifftop views over St Andrews and the North Sea are reason enough to stay at Fairmont St
Andrews. In the birthplace of golf, be sure to practice your swing on the resort's two challenging, links-style courses. Afterward, work the kinks out with a signature treatment in the spa.
Guests can also take a stroll around the 520-acre estate, accessing the Fife Coastal Path and
exploring ancient ruins, or go kilt shopping along St Andrews' cobbled streets. Smart tartan
touches add a sense of place to the 211 spacious rooms. Dining options include the family-friendly Mediterranean and Scottish steak and local seafood bar & grill.
Distance from Edinburgh Airport (EDI): 34 miles/54 km
Size: 220 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Casual
OLD COURSE HOTEL, GOLF RESORT & SPA
ST. A N DR EWS, SCOTLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D Kingdom of Fife
Every golfer aims to visit the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa at least once - it is a "bucket list" destination. This five-red-star resort provides the best Scottish hospitality in the "home
of golf" - 144 stunning rooms and suites, many offering panoramic views over the Old Course
to the sea beyond. Play the championship Duke's Golf Course. Relax in the award-winning
Kohler Waters Spa. Be tempted by five unique dining experiences, including the three-AA-Rosette-award Road Hole Restaurant and the world's most famous 19th hole - the Jigger Inn.
Deutz Champagne afternoon tea in the
Conservatory, once per stay.
West Sands Beach is a short walk from the
hotel and offers many exciting activities,
from land yachting and beach kayaking to
Zapcatting and stand-up paddleboarding.
Distance from Edinburgh Airport (EDI): 50 miles/81 km
Size: 144 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated