Golf holidays in Bandung
The third largest city in Indonesia and capital of West Java, Bandung's mild and pleasant climate thanks to its location high up in the beautiful Parahyangan mountains has long made it a popular getaway for Jakartans.
While not as renowned as a tourist destination compared to Bali, for example, a growing number of travelers are coming to sample the delights of this sprawling city, not least in the form of a trio of excellent golf courses. Once known as the Paris of Java due to its European flavour back in colonial times, this moniker no longer applies to a dynamic, modern city with thriving industry, bars and restaurants teeming with patrons, and grandiose Art Deco buildings now mingling with multiplexes and market stalls.
While there aren't as many examples of colonial architecture to enjoy as there used to be, there is still plenty to see and do, both in and out of the city. While the shopping on offer (especially when it comes to fashion) is some of the best in the region and there is a bewildering array of restaurants offering food for every imaginable taste, Bandung's main attraction is its proximity to the glorious sights of the surrounding mountains: high volcanic peaks, hot springs and massive tea plantations are all within easy reach of the city, and the volcano of Mt. Tangkuban Perahu that provides a majestic backdrop Bandung is an essential stop on any itinerary.
A handful of quality golf courses have ensured that Bandung is gaining a growing reputation as a golf holiday destination, and with a pleasing combination of flat parkland layouts and undulating mountian tracks, there is plenty here to please. Thus, you can take on the challenge of Bandung Indah Golf & Country Club, where the designers have done a fabulous job of turning the flat terrain into an absorbing challenge full of lakes, ponds and cuttable dog-legs that offer up some good scores for those willing to take a risk or two. Alternatively, head to Mountain View Golf Golf Club, where the holes are cut into the side of a mountain and involve numerous elevation changes. It offers great views of the city and a blessedly cooler temperature, and the opportunity to hit some epic drives from some very elevated tees. Best of all is the Bandung Giri Gahana Golf & Country Club, one of the most spectacularly beautiful in Asia. With water carries, extensive bunkering and some awkward dog-legs, it's important not to get distracted by the glorious vistas on offer if you want to score well at what is the jewel in the crown of golf in Bandung.
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