6 1/3 Thanarat Road Nakorn Ratchasima Amphoe Pak Chong, Chang Wat Nakhon Ratchasima 30130, Thailand
The most amazing Khao Yai’s golf resort with the best spa in existence prides ourselves on the endless list of superior recreational facilities and of course on the great services that we offer to guests from around the world. It's hard to imagine that it's possible to combine serene relaxation with the ultimate in golfing challenges. A round of your favourite game or a relaxation session of spa treatment amongst the natural panoramic vistas of the Dongrak Mountain Range is indeed a pleasurable experience. When you play Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa in Khao Yai you will realise that the designer, Jack Nicklaus, was really in great form when he designed this stunning golf course and we highly recommend it. Often rated as one of the best golf clubs in Khao Yai and up there with the best Nicklaus designs in Asia, Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa is tranquil oasis set within lush tropical jungle of Khao Yai National Park. However, we don't mean to make this course sound more difficult than it is - even high handicappers should be able to put in a reasonable score and if you listen to the advice of your caddy then shots that look intimidating from the tee can often be fairly simply negotiated. The signature par-4 16th is up there with the best holes Nicklaus has designed: as it dog-legs past a huge tree towards a green heavily guarded by water it's easy to forget you are here mainly for the golf rather than the view. The standout hole is probably the par-5 3rd, where you must avoid water on the left before attempting to reach a tiny green which sits behind a strategically positioned lily-pond. With holes cleverly bordered by trees or shrubs, you rarely get a glimpse of holes to come before you get there and it is easy to get the impression that you are the only ones on the course, and since the course is rarely that busy anyway you should be able to get round in good time. Warm hospitality, good caddies and excellent clubhouse facilities add to the overall experience, and you can even stay overnight in the 5-star resort which includes deluxe tented accommodation (much better than it sounds!).