Arabella Golf Club at Western Cape Hotel. Cape Winelands. South Africa

Clear, blue skies and ocean at the edge of the Golf Course.

Designed by Peter Matkovich, the pristine fairways are kikuyu grass, while the greens are Dominant Bent. 18 holes with a par 72, this is a 6381m Championship play

A tough par-3 17th alongside the lagoon requires a precise tee shot. Miss the green right and you could be on the beach. A golf course with a difference!

Arabella Golf Club unrolls in a magnificent setting alongside the Bot Lagoon that will test the best of golfers. But it?s also very playable for the average golf hacker, having a fair amount of room. The splendid scenery is a feature of the round while playing golf at Arabella. This Western Cape golf course is both a resort and an estate course, and has magnificent views across the Bot River lagoon and Kogelberg mountain range.

A luxurious clubhouse with bar and halfway house, as well as a fully stocked pro shop with an excellent practice area makes Arabella Golf Club a must for professionals and amatuers alike. Two resident teaching professionals, also make this a lucky breeze for the average punter who wants good guidance during a game of golf at the Arabella.

The Arabella Golf Club has been the annual home to the Nelson Mandela Invitational charity golf tournament from 2003, hosting the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, and sevarl movie and recording stars,and have made a signicant contribution to the Gary Player initiative which raises funds for both the Nelson Mandela Children’s Foundation and the Player Foundation.

Course Rating Professional 73
Course LengthProfessional6 381m
Championship6 082m
Club5 403m
Ladies5 017m
Grass TypeFairwaysKikuyu
GreensDominant Bent