at Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort
For the ultimate golfing experience that will stay with you for a lifetime, Waterford Castle truly is an island dream! The unique Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Club is Ireland’s only true island golf resort. Completely detached from the mainland yet ideally located for an Irish golfing vacation or exploring the many Irish golf courses nearby.
Designed by renowned former Ryder Cup player, Des Smyth, former Ryder Cup player, and opened in 1992, this 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course, complete with luxurious clubhouse utilizes the natural landscape of the Island.
The layout of the golf course reveals attractive rolling fairways and subtle contoured greens, which magnificently blend into the natural landscape. A number of man-made features further accentuate the Island’s beauty including four additional water features on the second, third, fourth and sixteenth hole, which are both aesthetically pleasing while providing golfers with added challenges! The golf course also boasts its own Swilken Bridge.