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Luxury golf resort launches glamping for The Open

Luxury golf resort launches glamping for The Open

A LUXURY golf resort in Scotland is offering a glamping option for the first time for The Open this summer.

Guests can experience this year’s 150th Open Championship in a different way in July with the launch of Fairmont St Andrews’ glamping offering, the resort said.

Fairmont said due to unprecedented demand for accommodation ahead of the competition, which is expected to take place in the home of golf this summer, it has opened bookings for its “old school” Airstream and Bell Tent glamping experiences. during the final days of the Open.

It’s the first time the Fife resort has expanded its accommodation offering beyond the venue’s front door, with caravans and glamping tents only available by booking on weekends from Friday 15th to Monday July 18.

One, two, or three-night stays are available, and occupancy ranges from one to four people, with access to all the amenities, restaurants, and bars Fairmont has to offer.

Breakfast for glamping guests will be served at Fairmont’s Squire Restaurant, and luxury restrooms are available on site as well as a dedicated vanity area within the hotel.

Premium event glamping is priced at £2,400 for a three-night stay in an Airstream, or £1,350 for the same number of nights in the bell tent

HeraldScotland: Fairmont St Andrews

HeraldScotland: Fairmont St Andrews

Fairmont St. Andrews

A spokesperson said Fairmont’s two championship courses, Kittocks and Torrance, will host the Open qualifying rounds at the end of June.

The spokesperson said: “Preparing for the summer months and an influx of visitors, both international and closer to home, The Fairmont St Andrews has relaunched its summer food and drink offerings, including the terrace at cocktails with expanded seating and a new menu – with Fairmont’s first gin created in partnership with local distillery Darnleys.

“The resort’s deluxe backpack picnics are back, allowing guests to explore the surrounding coast and countryside on foot with Moet & Chandon’s Garden Spritz cocktail, along with picnic snacks and essentials included.”

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