GolfAhoy is launching Alaska Golf Cruises packages on thirteen Oceania Cruises REGATTA Alaska summer sailings between May and September yearly.
Early Birdie Booking Bonuses: 2 for 1 Cruise Fares; +FREE Unlimited Internet; and select one: FREE Shore Excursions; FREE Beverage Package; or FREE $400 Shipboard Credit.
Play a round of golf with a local Alaska PGA Pro or pair with a Member from a local (see itinerary ports o’ call) Alaska Golf Country Club – or pair with your Alaska Golf Cruise travel companion\s. Ask your GolfAhoy Res Agent for details.
Ask your GolfAhoy Cruise Counselor about our post-cruise option Classic Rocky Mountaineer Rail Trip from Vancouver to Banff. 4 days from $1899CAD per person. Golf in Banff.
GolfAhoy Recommends Penthouse Suites!
7 Day Alaska Voyages from US$3699* pp\dbl (Penthouse Suite)
10 Day Alaska Voyages from US$6099* pp\dbl (Penthouse Suite)
7 Day Alaska Voyages from US$1699* pp\dbl (Interior)
10 Day Alaska Voyages from US$2799* pp\dbl (Interior)
*2 for 1 Cruise Fare calculated.
GolfAhoy pre-cruise hotel & golf packages and GolfAhoy Alaska Golf Shore Excursions additional. See below.
Alaska bound GolfAhoy Golf Cruise guests can board 7 and 10-day REGATTA departures in Seattle WA or Vancouver BC on select sail dates.
Vancouver BC sailings.
Whistler BC pre-cruise golf packages. (Vancouver BC Sailings)
GolfAhoy has upped the Alaska Golf Cruise experience by adding VIP Deluxe pre-cruise 3 and 4-night golf and accommodation package options.
For Vancouver BC departures spend 3 or 4 nights in Whistler (90 miles north of Vancouver airport YVR) with golf excursions offered to Big Sky Golf Club http://www.bigskygolf.ca/;
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club http://www.fairmont.com/whistler/golf/;
Nicklaus North Golf Course http://www.golfbc.com/courses/nicklaus_north;
or Whistler Golf Club http://www.whistlergolf.com/
GolfAhoy representative meet & greet, private car and driver transfers from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler, and on the backend, from Whistler to the Port in Vancouver are included in GolfAhoy VIP Deluxe packages.
Whistler hotel accommodation choices, based on availability at time of booking, include:
Fairmont Chateau Whistler http://www.fairmont.com/whistler/
Four Seasons Whistler http://www.fourseasons.com/whistler/
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler VIP Deluxe package Accommodations
When it comes to spectacular and breathtaking mountain resorts, the best can be found at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Nestled at the foot of Blackcomb Mountain, the Fairmont is defined by impeccable service, outstanding cuisine and luxurious accommodation.
GolfAhoy VIP Deluxe package includes Fairmont Gold Rooms
Our GolfAhoy VIP Deluxe package includes Fairmont Gold Level Rooms – upgrades to Superior Suites subject to availability at the time of booking. Your Fairmont Gold experience begins the moment you arrive at the front door and where you’ll be directed to the private Fairmont Gold reception area on the 8th floor. Among a small selection of like-minded guests, you can unwind after a day of golf and relax in the alpine-designed lounge while enjoying privileges such as access to various newspapers and magazines or even catch up on email with the complimentary laptop computer.
Fairmont Gold Lounge Food & Beverage Service. Complimentary continental breakfast, honor bar, cocktail canapés. Throughout the day you can enjoy coffee, tea, an honor bar as well as complimentary cocktail canapés, served between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in a tranquil atmosphere of relaxing comfort. And be sure to start your day off perfectly with a healthy and bountiful continental breakfast.
Whistler Golf Courses
Big Sky Golf Club http://www.bigskygolf.ca/
Located a short drive north of Whistler at the foot of the massive Mount Currie, Big Sky is an outstanding 18-hole golf course with stunning tri-valley mountain views. The Robert Cupp-designed course features an exquisitely manicured set of links that make use of ponds and natural vegetation to provide a memorable round of golf.
Awards & Recognition:
“Top 30 Courses in Canada” Golf Digest
“Best Course in BC” PGA of BC
“Top 1000 Courses in The World” Rolex
“Top 36 Courses in Canada” Rolex
“Best Course in BC” Vancouver Sun
“One of the top 50 courses in North America” Golf Digest
“#5 in the West (North America)” Fairway + Greens Magazine
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club http://www.fairmont.com/whistler/golf/
Noted golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. rose to new challenges when he carved the Chateau Whistler course right into the flank of Blackcomb Mountain. This par 72, 6,635-yard course walked away with Golf Digest’s Best New Resort Course in Canada award when it opened and has garnered more than its share of awards.
Awards & Recognition:
“#1 Best Resort Course (Canada)” Travel + Leisure
“Golf Destination of the Year (North America)” IAGTO
“Best of the International Golf Resorts” Robb Report
Nicklaus North Golf Course http://www.golfbc.com/courses/nicklaus_north
Nicklaus North is only the second Canadian course designed by Jack Nicklaus and, of the 150 courses he’s designed worldwide, this is the only course to which Jack has been compelled to add his name. Designed with an awareness and sensitivity towards the area’s natural habitat and nestled between Green Lake and the River of Golden Dreams, Nicklaus North features impressive glacial mountain views. Nicklaus North has played host to events such as the Skins Game and Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf, welcoming some of golf’s biggest names such as Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Greg Norman, Fred Couples, John Daly, Vijay Singh, and Stephen Ames to name a few. Just minutes from the resort village of Whistler, British Columbia, Nicklaus North stands out as one of the great courses in North America. It’s no wonder this is only one of a few rare golf courses in the world bearing Jack Nicklaus’ name.
Awards & Recognition:
A GolfAhoy “must play” golf course.
Whistler Golf Club http://www.whistlergolf.com/
Beautiful 007 bent grass greens await you at the Arnold Palmer designed Whistler Golf Club. The par 71, the 6,722-yard course makes the most of its scenic and pristine setting. Broad fairways, interlaced with gentle streams and lakes, are bordered by majestic old-growth cedars and firs.
Awards & Recognition:
“#5 Public/Resort course in B.C.” Vancouver Sun
Add from US$1799 pp\dbl to cruise fare for 3-night Whistler Golf & Hotel package.
Seattle WA sailings.
Seattle WA pre-cruise golf packages. (Seattle WA Sailings)
GolfAhoy has upped the Alaska Golf Cruise experience by adding VIP Deluxe pre-cruise 3-night golf and accommodation package options.
For Seattle departures spend 3 nights in Snoqualmie (30 minutes East of Seattle airport code SEA) with golf excursions offered at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge http://www.tpcsr.com/
Private car and driver transfers from Seattle Airport to Snoqualmie, and on the backend, from Snoqualmie to the Port in Seattle are included in GolfAhoy VIP Deluxe packages.
Rounds accompanied by a TPC Snoqualmie Ridge-based PGA Golf Pro can be booked through GolfAhoy.
Snoqualmie hotel accommodations, based on availability at time of booking, are at the Salish Lodge & Spa http://salishlodge.com/
The Salish Lodge & Spa VIP Deluxe package Accommodations
Each one of the 84 guestrooms is a luxury retreat of its own. All have oversized jetted tubs and fireplaces, and many have views of the Snoqualmie River Falls. One of the hotels two restaurants, The Dining Room, provides a first-of-the-season experience featuring flavors that sing the virtues of local and homegrown cuisine and The Attic offering casual surroundings and wood-fired pizza and sandwiches. The lodge is part of Snoqualmie’s history. The Snoqualmie Falls Lodge was an eight-room inn built back in 1916 as a rest stop for travelers. It quickly became famous for its country breakfasts – multi-course meals that nourished visitors before they journeyed over the mountain pass. In 1988 the building was completely remodeled and reopened as the Salish Lodge. It is now proudly owned by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe. (Out-of-towners may recognize the Salish as the setting for “Twin Peaks,” the David Lynch TV series.)
Add from US$1799 pp\dbl to cruise fare for 3-night Salish Lodge & Spa Hotel package.
The Suncadia Golf & Spa Resort VIP Deluxe package Accommodations Seattle WA pre-cruise golf packages. Option #2 (Seattle WA Sailings)
GolfAhoy has upped the Alaska Golf Cruise experience by adding VIP Deluxe pre-cruise 3-night golf and accommodation package options.
For Seattle departures spend 3 nights at the Suncadia Golf & Spa Resort http://www.suncadiaresort.com/ 80 miles from Seattle airport code SEA) between the historic and charming communities of Roslyn and Cle Elum with championship golf on three award-winning courses: Prospector, Rope Rider, and the Tom Doak-designed Tumble Creek.
Private car and driver transfers from Seattle Airport to Suncadia Golf & Spa Resort, and on the backend, from Suncadia Golf & Spa Resort to the Port in Seattle are included in GolfAhoy VIP Deluxe packages.
Rounds accompanied by a Suncadia PGA Golf Pro can be booked through GolfAhoy.
Prospector Golf Course at Suncadia http://www.suncadiaresort.com/golf/washington-state-golf-courses Created by the Palmer Course Design Company, Prospector is a magnificent 18-hole, 7,100-yard mountain golf course in Washington State, featuring dazzling views, rolling fairways, and fast, medium-sized greens. While extremely playable for all skill levels, Prospector’s well-bunkered fairways and numerous water features present plenty of risk/reward challenges for the more accomplished golfer as well. In 2006, Prospector was named one of the “Best New Public Courses” by Golf Digest magazine in addition to having been selected as one of the Top 50 new courses by Golf Week Magazine in 2007.
Rope Rider Golf Course at Suncadia http://www.suncadiaresort.com/golf/cle-elum-golf-courses Beautiful Jacobsen Hardy course tests experienced golfers with more than 7,300 yards of classic mountain golf, it also offers family-friendly options, with youth tees on every hole and a three-hole short course golf park. 18 holes of gorgeous mountain golf, with rolling, well-bunkered fairways, fast greens, and plenty of risk/reward challenges for golfers of all abilities.
Tumble Creek Golf Course at Suncadia http://www.suncadiaresort.com/golf/tumble-creek Tom Doak is recognized as one of the finest living golf course designers in the world. Golf Digest ranked three of his courses (Pacific Dunes at Bandon Dunes, Cape Kidnappers, and Barnbougle) among the top 50 in the world in. As well, The Tumble Creek Golf Course was named one of the top private courses in America by Golf Digest. With Tumble Creek, Tom Doak has captured the spirit of its rolling hills that flow through pine forests, along river bluffs, and across expansive meadows ringed by soaring peaks. (requires club PRO reciprocity intro letter)
Add US$1799 pp\dbl to cruise fare for 3-night Suncadia Golf & Hotel package.
Alaska Golf Cruise Golf Courses. ALASKA GOLF CRUISES Golf Courses REGATTA Itineraries:
Wrangell, Alaska. Muskeg Meadows GC 9 holes par 36 – 3,000 yards http://wrangellalaskagolf.com/
Juneau, Alaska. Mendenhall GC 9 holes par 27 – 1,400 yards https://www.golfnow.com/courses/1044027-mendenhall-golf-course-details
Sitka, Alaska. Sea Mountain GC 9 holes par 36 – 2,800 yards http://www.seamountaingolf.org/
Skagway, Alaska. Valley of the Eagle GC 9 holes par 36 – 2,900 yards http://www.hainesgolf.com/home
Victoria, BC, Canada. Highland Pacific GC 18 holes 6,600 yards http://www.highlandpacificgolf.com/
Prince Rupert, BC, Canada. Prince Rupert GC 18 holes par 70 – 5,800 yards http://www.princerupertgolf.com/
Alaska Golf Cruises Oceania Cruises REGATTA
The acclaimed REGATTA has undergone a multimillion-dollar transformation to create a virtually new ship. Sleek and elegantly charming, REGATTA is the flagship of the Oceania Cruises fleet. Her decks are resplendent in the finest teak, custom stone, and tile work, and her lounges, suites, and staterooms boast luxurious, neo-classical furnishings. REGATTA offers every luxury you may expect on board. She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a world-class fitness center, and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious staterooms, nearly 70% of which feature private verandas. With just 684 guests to pamper, the 400 professionally trained European staff ensure you will wait for nothing.
Experience the warm and convivial atmosphere unique to Oceania Cruises: elegance without pretense. Meet friends for 19th hole cocktails at Martini’s and share your GolfAhoy golf shore excursion adventures. Relax at a musical performance, perhaps featuring a live pianist, a classical string quartet, a dynamic vocalist or a spectacular headliner. Later, try your luck at the elegant Monte Carlo-style casino or go dancing at Horizons.
Tea Takes Center Stage. A ritual that dates back to 19th century England, afternoon tea is still a cherished tradition the world over. But few tea times are as anticipated and inspired by this tea time, a celebratory daily event that irresistibly draws guests to Horizons at four o’clock sharp. As a classical string quartet plays softly in the background, the staff glides through the room presenting bountiful four-tiered pastry carts filled with freshly made finger sandwiches, colorful petits fours, richly textured scones with clotted cream, and wonderfully sinful desserts. Of course, a tempting selection of traditional and herbal teas is the essential centerpiece of this splendid afternoon pastime. Daily at 4 pm.
Canyon Ranch SpaClub®
More Than a Spa! Healthy living and a spiritual awareness are at the very heart of the Canyon Ranch philosophy. Oceania Cruises and Canyon Ranch have recreated a unique, inspiring environment onboard. Through fitness, exquisite Canyon Ranch cuisine and a multitude of healing therapies, you can discover ways to unleash your untapped potential and make positive changes in your life. Of course, the star element of any Canyon Ranch experience is a spa treatment that will leave you wondering how anything could feel quite so perfect.
The Grand Dining Room
Handsomely decorated in rich woods, designer tapestry fabrics and oversized armchairs, the expansive dining area exudes classic splendor. The Grand Dining Room’s formally attired and classically trained wait staff graciously serve course after course of European-inspired cuisine or delectable alternatives such as healthy Canyon Ranch® signature dishes. As variety is essential, menus change daily with a brilliant choice of at least ten appetizers, soups and salads and twelve entrées at dinner. Sample Grand Dining Room Dinner Menu Sample Grand Dining Room Lunch Menu Sample Grand Dining Room Breakfast Menu Sample Grand Dining Room Dessert Menu Sample Grand Dining Room Wine List
Polo Grill embodies all the elements of a classic steakhouse, expressing them with timeless reverence. Mindful of tradition, the decor features crisp, white linen tablecloths, dark wood furnishings, and supple, high-back, burgundy leather chairs. Each course stands as the very definition of time-honored favorites, most notably the beef dishes, all of which are USDA Prime and dry-aged for 28 days to enhance tenderness and flavor. Succulent seafood dishes such as Grilled Swordfish and Whole Maine Lobster Gratinée are also classics in their own right. The Classic Caesar Salad, too, is prepared according to tradition, tableside and gusto. Sample Polo Grill Dinner Menu Sample Polo Grill Dessert Menu Sample Polo Grill Wine List Sample Polo Grill Scotch & Whiskey List
In Italian, Toscana means Tuscan, and just as Tuscan cuisine evolved from rich family traditions, many of the recipes originated with the mothers and grandmothers of the Italian culinary staff. Presented on elegant, custom-designed Versace china, masterfully prepared dishes exemplify the essence of Tuscany and celebrate Italy’s culinary passion. Perhaps the evening begins with an appetizer of Octopus Carpaccio with Champagne Vinaigrette or the Artichoke and Parmesan Cheese Timbale with Black Truffle Sauce. Classic dishes from other regions of Northern Italy are featured as well, such as the Minestrone alla Genovese, Lasagna al Forno alla Bolognese, and Osso Buco Alla Milanese. Sample Toscana Dinner Menu Sample Toscana Dessert Menu Sample Toscana Olive Oil Menu Sample Toscana Wine List
Informal and carefree, the Terrace Café is wonderfully inviting any time of day–feel free to dine inside or alfresco at one of the shaded teak tables on the terrace. First thing in the morning, enjoy sumptuous breakfast selections. Come for lunch, the expansive menu of international-inspired dishes changes entirely, beautifully complemented by flavorful roasted and rotisserie meats and the magic of the pizzeria’s oven. Feel free to dine inside or alfresco at one of the shaded teak tables on the terrace. Evenings, the impeccably clad wait staff shines, and the cuisine takes on a more sophisticated flair. Lobster tails and lamb chops are prepared to order, and freshly made hand-cut sushi and sashimi await your selection. Sample Terrace Café Lunch Buffet Menu Sample Terrace Café Dinner Buffet Menu Sample Terrace Café Wine List
Sometimes, the ultimate luxury is casual dining on all-American favorites, a style laid-back Waves Grill epitomizes. Located in a spacious, shaded area steps from the swimming pool, Waves Grill offers an extensive and mouthwatering luncheon menu. Watch the chef’s grill gourmet burgers, tangy barbecue, and succulent seafood to order in the open galley, accompanying them with side dishes like garden-fresh salads and crispy, hand-cut truffle fries dusted with grated aged parmesan. Then top it off with a decadent dessert such as a creamy homemade gelato, a made-to-order hot fudge sundae or a thick, hand-dipped milkshake. Sample Waves Menu Sample Waves Bar Menu
Few tea times are as anticipated and inspired as ours, a celebratory daily event that irresistibly draws guests to Horizons at four o’clock sharp. As a classical string quartet plays softly in the background, the staff glide through the room presenting bountiful four-tiered pastry carts filled with freshly made finger sandwiches, colorful petits fours, richly textured scones with clotted cream, and wonderfully sinful desserts.
This delightful coffee bar offers java lovers complimentary illy® espressos, cappuccinos, and lattes prepared by master baristas, as well as the delicious pastries, finger sandwiches and homemade biscotti that draw so many to Baristas throughout the day. Sample Baristas Menu
After a day of enriching shore excursions ashore or various activities onboard, you may dine in the privacy of your suite or stateroom. An extensive Room Service menu is available around the clock. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner on your private veranda, as you take in spectacular seascapes.
Suites & Staterooms
The generous dimensions of the suites and staterooms afford the ultimate in luxury. Interiors are decorated with traditional hardwoods, rich fabrics, fine furnishings, and original art. A fashionable color palette blends sea, sky and comforting earth tones to create a soothing environment. Plump the goose-down pillows of the Prestige Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive, and relax in bed while reading the latest bestseller. Stretch out on the plush couch and watch live news broadcasts or the latest Hollywood blockbuster on the flat-screen television. Relax on the private teak veranda, a feature of the vast majority of accommodations. All of the suites are uncommonly spacious for added comfort.
GolfAhoy recommends Penthouse Suites!
Penthouse Suites offer oversized living and dining areas, and marble and granite-clad bathrooms with a bathtub.