The Vale Resort.
South Wales has a great history of golf and golfing Venues and is where a majority of the Championship golf courses are located and played. Wales as a nation has an extensive collection of golf courses with many most of us have never even heard of – some however we have. The Vale Resort, situated in the Vale Of Glamorgan on just 650 acres, just a short 15 minutes drive from the heart of vibrant Cardiff with its bars restaurants and St Davids waterfront.
The Vale Resort is a self-contained resort and firm favourite for all National and International sports teams. Both rugby and football accommodated here; with indoor and outdoor 3G pitches along with a swimming pool, a state-of-the-art gym and cryotherapy chambers to help speed recovery.
Where to play Golf: The Wales National & The Lakes
Golf is very much high on the agenda here with green fees available on the resort with two golf courses. The fully equipped golf shop serves both golf courses with an on-site driving range available too. The Lake Golf Course was the first to be built, with the Hotel, then Wales National followed closely behind.
The Vale Resort offers other activities too; specifically, the award-winning Vale Spa having received recognition as Wales Best Resort Spa three years in-a-row commencing in 2017. The spa features no less than five relaxation areas, a shopping boutique and those looking for a just a quiet coffee then the Chai Café fits the bill every time. There is also a health club with a gym offering no less than 55 cardiovascular machines along with free weight and high-intensity training programmes along with just over 80 fitness classes.
Trip Advisor ranks the resort highly with outstanding reviews for all facilities. The Vale also has a great choice of gastronomy, lunchtime snacks and light dining can be taken either at the golf club or a speciality of beer-battered fish and chips at the Vale Bar. For those looking for an a la carte dining option, The Vale Resort does not disappoint, with the Vale Grill the menu includes locally sourced fresh ingredients created into fantastic dishes.
Socialising with a friend both before and after dinner can be easily accommodated at either the Vale bar or Salamanza Bar which happens to have specialised in cheeky cocktails or celebrate with a glass or three of Laurent Perrier champagne.
The Vale Resort hotel has 143 rooms and suites all appointed to a high standard; in fact, a higher standard than you come to expect of a Resort that is only a four-star. All rooms are modern and airy in design all with high-speed internet, tea and coffee making facilities and 24-hour room service to name but a few.
The Vale is a great place to stay whether it’s for a golf offer, spa, or just a chill-out getaway, it’s one of our favourites for many reasons, all listed above and then some.
The Vale Resort is just 15 minutes from Cardiff City Centre, and Just a short 25 minutes from Cardiff Airport and five minutes from Junction 34 off of the M4.
Hensol Rd, Hensol, Pontyclun CF72 8JY
How many Golf Courses are there at the Vale Resort?
There are two golf courses featured here The Wales National and The Lakes Golf Courses.
Which popular attractions are close to Vale Resort?
The Principality Stadium, home of Welsh Rugby can be found at the heart of Cardiff City centre adjacent to St David’s shopping centre and railway station, just a 20-minute drive away. Both Barry island and Royal Porthcawl golf course are only 30 minutes from The Vale Resort.
How can I get to the Vale Resort from the nearest airport?
A Local taxi will get you from Cardiff airport to the Vale Golf Resort in around 25 minutes.
Can I park a car at Vale Resort?
Parking is available on-site and is free-of-charge; no reservation is needed before arrival.