Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa Est. 2005

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Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa: Set in the beautiful foothills of the Khao Yai National Park, this is the best quality golf resort in the area and one of the most natural courses you will find anywhere in Thailand. The backdrop of wooded hills and lush jungle provides a wonderful glimpse of Thailand's countryside that you will not see in and around the Bangkok metropolis. Should you journey out to the Khao Yai region you'll also experience cooler breezes and less humidity than in the city. Nicklaus's excellent, well-maintained, out-and-back layout blends effortlessly with its gently undulating surroundings, producing one memorable hole after another. Beyond the good-width fairways and light semi-rough lies thick impenetrable vegetation, so some tee-shots are going to feel dauntingly tight during your first round here. On a second or third visit you'll begin to discover where the space is, and where it isn't. Wetland areas boldly intrude across some fairways and also protect the front of several greens. Small lakes and and lily covered ponds further enhance the naturalness of this layout, and all the while the jungle-clad Khao Yai hills look down onto the course. The signature par-4 16th, which doglegs left-to-right past a large tree and down to a water-protected green, must be one of the most beautiful holes Nicklaus has ever fashioned, although surely nature played the biggest part in its creation. Here is a layout where you can feel at one with Khao Yai's beautiful countryside, forget the trials and tribulations of the modern world, and concentrate on one of Nicklaus's best and toughest Asian challenges.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa
1/3 Moo 6, Thanarat Rd, Moo-Si,
Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Thailand
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Office   +66 (0)44 426 000
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +66 (0)44 929 888

Email   book@kirimaya.com
Website   www.kirimaya.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Tropical jungle.
 
Designer: Jack Nicklaus
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7115 5722 4875
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
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How2Get There?

70 km E of Saraburi.
Take route 1 from Bangkok, direction Sara Buri. At Sara Buri take route 2 (Friendship Highway) towards Nakhon Ratchasima. Turn right at km marker 165 onto route 2090 direction Khao Yai National Park. After 21 km, just before National Park entrance, turn left. After 7 km entrance to golf is on your right. [2.5 hours from Bangkok].

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon-Thur 2,500 Baht; Fri-Sun 3,500 Baht; caddy fee (incl tip) 400 Baht; golf cart fee 600 Baht. Discounted resort guest rates (50% of normal visitor rate) also available. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.
Caddies used by all players.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Kirimaya is the first and only 5-star boutique resort in the Khao Yai region. Formerly known as Khao Yai Country Club, Kirimaya means "illusion of mountains". This stunningly natural golf course and luxury resort are located on the edge of Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. (UNESCO = United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation).

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Location

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Latitude: (14.512665)
Longitude: (101.432599)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Kirimaya Golf Resort 5-star
1/3 Moo 6, Thanarat Road, Moo 4, Pakchong, Nakorn Ratchasima 30130.
+66 (0)44 426 000
www.kirimaya.com

The 5-star Kirimaya Resort is the perfect get-away location. Surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Khao Yai National Park, it provides luxury accommodation, a Nicklaus-designed championship golf course, spa, fitness centre and the very best of Thai cusine.

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