5 Top Luxurious Golf Travel Destinations for Families in the US

5 Top Luxurious Golf Travel Destinations for Families in the US

Golf vacations popularity has skyrocketed lately since the pandemic restrictions are gone now. Although the prices have significantly increased in 2022, golf lovers are still eager to put their hands on a club again. If you want to have the most exquisite experience golf vacation with your family, then you must visit one of these five luxurious golf resorts.

  1. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (pictured)

Situated just 20 miles outside of downtown Charleston, the Oceanfront Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Resort is one of the best golf getaways you can pick for your family. You get to choose between the 255 spacious rooms and suites with ocean views before playing one of the five golf courses. The biggest names in golf designed the championship courses and put their skills to the test during the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, and other top-level tournaments. The Ocean course is world-famous because it hosted the Ryder Cup and the ever-changing winds are an excellent challenge for golf amateurs and professionals.

Your kids will simply love this place because, besides golfing, there are many activities, such as:

  • Dolphin encounters
  • Kayaking tours
  • Bike rentals
  • Kid’s Night Out
  • Canvas Painting for Kids
  • Beach toy and Game rentals
  • Movie in the park
  • Thanksgiving festival
  • Surfing lessons

In case golfing is not your kids’ thing, you can easily choose other fun activities for them.

  1. Sea Island Resort

Sea Island Resort – the place where luxurious meets with family-friendly services. This resort features a total of three golf courses on a secluded island location and plentiful resort offerings. The shooting school offers tips and tricks for beginner, intermediate and professional players (kids included). You can test your shooting skills while looking out at the ocean. The Plantation Course was recently remodeled by Davis Love III to challenge players and cause trouble to the average golfers.

Sea Island Resort provides five miles of private beach for its guests, as well as itineraries for children and toddlers. Other amenities include:

  • Spa center
  • Golf performance center
  • Beach Club
  • Seven pools
  • Boating
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis
  1. Pebble Beach Resort

Pebble Beach is one of the best resorts where you can spend time with your family. The Lodge at Pebble Beach is a luxury 5-star hotel that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and the fairway. The resort has six exceptional restaurants and bars on-site and multiple shops. It sits on the 18th hole of the Pebble Beach Golf Links. Guests have free access to the Beach & Tennis Club.

Six US Opens were hosted here and the annual AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Arm pairs golf professionals with their favorite celebrities. Aside from golfing activities, you can try horseback riding along the coast, the heated outdoor swimming pool on a sundeck and the delicious food from top-notch restaurants.

  1. JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is one of the largest resorts in Arizona. The 18-hole golf courses designed by Nick Faldo and Arnold Palmer at the Wildfire Golf Club are nearby. There is a free kids program available at the Wildfire Golf Club with a paid adult. The resort is also home to five pool areas, water slides, a lazy river, and a Griffin Bay pool area. Tennis courts, a spa center, and a fitness center are included.

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort is the best place for beginners and kids that want to practice golf more often. It’s definitely worth paying a visit to it!

  1. The Manor at Pinehurst Resort

The “Cradle of American Golf” is the second name of this resort. Pinehurst Resort is a golfer’s paradise and has a long history behind it. The No. 2 Course is the new anchor site of the U.S. Open Championship, the Par 3 course built for casual golfers of all ages, featuring rock music throughout the course and a new bar. There are three different buildings to rent, The Manor being the best option as it was recently refurbished.

Pinehurst Resort offers a few amenities and activities even for non-golfers, such as:

  • Pools
  • Spa
  • Bike rentals
  • Lawn bowling
  • Cryotherapy
  • BMW courtesy cars
  • Restaurants, pubs & breweries

Your family will surely enjoy the hospitality at the Pinehurst Resort and the newly remodeled accommodations.