Barefoot Luxury
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon

Our tropical paradise is also an Eden for golf enthusiasts with some iconic courses to play on. Historic colonial landmarks steeped in tradition and on exquisitely beautiful locations, the greens you will play at are iconic and distinctive in their own way.

Your tour is not only about golf: you catch a glimpse of the incredible diversity of our island not only in the landscapes you see, but in the experiences of culture and history you will encounter along the way.

Why You’ll Love this Trip

  • Immerse yourself in the colonial grandeur of Ceylon’s golf clubs, where each swing is a step back in time amid lush landscapes and rich heritage.
  • Tee off in style at iconic courses, combining the thrill of the sport with unmatched elegance, surrounded by breathtaking vistas that enhance your golfing pleasure.
  • Savor exquisite culinary journeys, from traditional Sri Lankan flavors to international delights, as our expert chefs curate a dining experience that complements the richness of your surroundings.
  • Unwind in opulent colonial-era hotels, blending modern comfort with old-world charm. Indulge in luxury and personalized service that transforms your stay into a seamless blend of relaxation and sophistication.

Is This Trip Right For You?

  • Perfect for golf lovers seeking a unique blend of sport and history, this tour offers exclusive access to some of Ceylon’s finest and oldest golf clubs.
  • Immerse yourself in the colonial era’s allure, exploring the rich history of Ceylon through its prestigious golf clubs, each telling a story of a bygone era.
  • Beyond golf, discover the vibrant culture of Sri Lanka, with optional excursions to nearby cultural sites, providing a holistic experience that goes beyond the greens.
  • Indulge in a lavish getaway, where every moment is a celebration of comfort and style. This trip caters to those who appreciate the finer things in life amidst historical surroundings.
Inclusions
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Meals

Tailored to Your Preference

The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Transport

Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle for Transfers and Sightseeing

The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Accomodation

Hotel (7 nights)

The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Included Activities
  • City Tour of Colombo
  • Visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • City Tour of Kandy
  • Train Ride
  • Visit a Tea Plantation and Factory
  • Nuwaraeliya City Tour
Distance: 257km
Duration: 6 h 59 min
Enquire now
Speak to a Travel Specialist
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Let's Talk
Jetwing Travels Tour Advisor
Contact Number
+94 77 726 5746
Itinerary
Day 1
  • Colombo
  • Colombo City
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon 1 hour
At the airport you will be greeted by our Jetwing Representative and your chauffeur guide who will take you to the capital city of Colombo. Once at the comforts of your hotel, relax and recover from jet lag. If you have spare time, take a walk on Galle Face Green promenade - sandwiched between the ocean and the city skyscrapers. It’s a little hive of activity buzzing with food stalls, kite flying and just people enjoying a stroll or watching the sunsets, which are often spectacular.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay at Colombo
Galle Face Hotel
Highlights
Enjoy a city tour of Colombo
Day 2
  • Colombo
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon Half day city tour
After a relaxed breakfast, your chauffeur guide will take you to some of Colombo’s more interesting sites such as the vibrant markets of Pettah, old city of Fort, the Hindu Temple at Sea Street and the Dutch Church at Wolfendal or alternatively to indulge in some shopping. In the afternoon, begin your golfing tour by teeing off on Colombo’s 18-hole golf course. The iconic Royal Colombo Golf Club is over 130 years old, making it the second oldest Royal golf club outside the United Kingdom.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay in Colombo
Galle Face Hotel
Highlights
Colombo City
Royal Colombo Golf Club
Day 3
  • Colombo
  • Kandy
  • Victoria Golf Course & Resort
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon 4 and half hours
Arrive in the hill capital of Kandy and explore the town at your leisure. Pay homage to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, which houses Sri Lanka’s most sacred relic - a tooth of the Lord Buddha. Visit the Udawattekele forest reserve or the bustling streets and market places. Take in the views from upper Lake drive. Or attend a performance featuring traditional dances from the different regions of Sri Lanka. Travel to your boutique hotel at Victoria Golf Club & Resort, via a very scenic route.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay in Kandy
Bougainvillea Retreat
Highlights
Temple of the Tooth
Kandy City
Day 4
  • Victoria Golf Course & Resort
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
After breakfast, head to the green. Hidden amidst mountains and bordering the reservoir, Victoria Golf Resort is a 73 Par; a 6933-yard championship 18-hole course ranked among the “100 Most Beautiful Golf Courses in the World '' by Golf Digest. It is beautifully moulded over every undulation, peak and slope. The continual changing in elevation is a feature to this course, testing all your golfing skills from long hitting on the three 500-yard par 5s to the short, testing par 3s and their icy fast greens.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay in Kandy
Bougainvillea Retreat
Highlights
A whole day of Golf
Day 5
  • Kandy
  • Nuwara Eliya
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon 3 and half hour train journey
Take the upcountry train into the mountains and enjoy the breathtaking views along the way. From Nanu Oya train station ride to Nuwara Eliya - the land of Ceylon tea. After a rest, drive around the old colonial town of Nuwara Eliya - often referred to as “Little England” with its colonial bungalows, Tudor-style hotels, well-tended hedgerows and pretty gardens shrouded in cool misty air. Take a guided stroll past the renowned golf course, the colonial members only Hill Club and English styled cottages, and Victoria Park.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya
Jetwing St. Andrew’s
Highlights
Upcountry Train Ride
Visit Tea Plantation
Day 6
  • Nuwara Eliya
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Enjoy a day on the green at The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club - one of the oldest in Asia. This 18-hole course, 6,399 yards long, is a testing par 71 and is made up of long , narrow fairways bordered by rows of towering trees and shrubbery. The course terrain, with its succession of undulating dales and hills, and the many water hazards, will pose some stimulating challenges. Break for lunch at the prestigious members-only Hill Club before returning to the course for an afternoon game.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya
Jetwing St. Andrew’s
Highlights
A whole day of golf
Day 7
  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Negombo
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon 6 hours
After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy the picturesque drive down from the mountains to the coastal town of Negombo. The landscape changes from rolling tea to lush paddy fields and into the urban sprawl. Negombo is a buzzing hub of contrasts and cultures. If you feel like exploring, your chauffeur guide will show you around some of the most interesting sights and landmarks and perhaps take a boat ride along the Dutch canal. Or, you can relax on the most famous golden sands of Negombo beach.
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Overnight stay in Negombo
Jetwing Beach
Highlights
Scenic drive down from the mountains
Day 8
  • Galle
  • Airport
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon 30 minutes
As all good things must come to an end, we bid you farewell as our chauffeur guide takes you to the Airport to meet your departure flight home.
Your Journey Starts Here
Tailor Your Dream Sri Lankan Adventure
Fill out your details
Your Travel Plans
Your Details
You are just a step away from being connected with a local expert and receiving a personalized trip idea for your dream trip. Just fill in your contact details
  • 1(+1)
  • 44(+44)
  • 93(+93)
  • 355(+355)
  • 213(+213)
  • 376(+376)
  • 244(+244)
  • 1268(+1268)
  • 54(+54)
  • 374(+374)
  • 61(+61)
  • 43(+43)
  • 994(+994)
  • 1242(+1242)
  • 973(+973)
  • 880(+880)
  • 1246(+1246)
  • 375(+375)
  • 32(+32)
  • 501(+501)
  • 229(+229)
  • 975(+975)
  • 591(+591)
  • 387(+387)
  • 267(+267)
  • 55(+55)
  • 673(+673)
  • 359(+359)
  • 226(+226)
  • 257(+257)
  • 855(+855)
  • 237(+237)
  • 235(+235)
  • 56(+56)
  • 86(+86)
  • 57(+57)
  • 269(+269)
  • 243(+243)
  • 242(+242)
  • 506(+506)
  • 225(+225)
  • 385(+385)
  • 53(+53)
  • 357(+357)
  • 420(+420)
  • 45(+45)
  • 253(+253)
  • 1767(+1767)
  • 593(+593)
  • 20(+20)
  • 503(+503)
  • 240(+240)
  • 291(+291)
  • 372(+372)
  • 251(+251)
  • 679(+679)
  • 358(+358)
  • 33(+33)
  • 241(+241)
  • 220(+220)
  • 995(+995)
  • 49(+49)
  • 233(+233)
  • 30(+30)
  • 1473(+1473)
  • 502(+502)
  • 224(+224)
  • 245(+245)
  • 592(+592)
  • 509(+509)
  • 504(+504)
  • 36(+36)
  • 354(+354)
  • 91(+91)
  • 62(+62)
  • 98(+98)
  • 964(+964)
  • 353(+353)
  • 972(+972)
  • 39(+39)
  • 81(+81)
  • 962(+962)
  • 7(+7)
  • 254(+254)
  • 686(+686)
  • 383(+383)
  • 965(+965)
  • 996(+996)
  • 856(+856)
  • 371(+371)
  • 961(+961)
  • 266(+266)
  • 231(+231)
  • 218(+218)
  • 423(+423)
  • 370(+370)
  • 352(+352)
  • 261(+261)
  • 265(+265)
  • 60(+60)
  • 960(+960)
  • 223(+223)
  • 356(+356)
  • 692(+692)
  • 222(+222)
  • 230(+230)
  • 52(+52)
  • 691(+691)
  • 373(+373)
  • 377(+377)
  • 976(+976)
  • 382(+382)
  • 212(+212)
  • 258(+258)
  • 95(+95)
  • 264(+264)
  • 674(+674)
  • 977(+977)
  • 31(+31)
  • 64(+64)
  • 505(+505)
  • 227(+227)
  • 234(+234)
  • 850(+850)
  • 47(+47)
  • 968(+968)
  • 92(+92)
  • 680(+680)
  • 970(+970)
  • 507(+507)
  • 675(+675)
  • 595(+595)
  • 51(+51)
  • 63(+63)
  • 48(+48)
  • 351(+351)
  • 974(+974)
  • 40(+40)
  • 7-1(+7)
  • 250(+250)
  • 1869(+1869)
  • 1758(+1758)
  • 1784(+1784)
  • 685(+685)
  • 378(+378)
  • 239(+239)
  • 966(+966)
  • 221(+221)
  • 381(+381)
  • 248(+248)
  • 232(+232)
  • 65(+65)
  • 421(+421)
  • 386(+386)
  • 677(+677)
  • 252(+252)
  • 27(+27)
  • 82(+82)
  • 211(+211)
  • 34(+34)
  • 94(+94)
  • 249(+249)
  • 597(+597)
  • 46(+46)
  • 41(+41)
  • 963(+963)
  • 886(+886)
  • 992(+992)
  • 255(+255)
  • 66(+66)
  • 670(+670)
  • 228(+228)
  • 676(+676)
  • 1868(+1868)
  • 216(+216)
  • 90(+90)
  • 993(+993)
  • 688(+688)
  • 256(+256)
  • 380(+380)
  • 971(+971)
  • 598(+598)
  • 998(+998)
  • 678(+678)
  • 58(+58)
  • 84(+84)
  • 967(+967)
  • 260(+260)
  • 263(+263)
Down Arrow
What else is important for the local Destination Expert to know about you or your trip? The more information you give to them, the better they can tailor the itinerary to your needs.
Video chat
Speak to a Travel Specialist
The Colonial Golf Clubs of Ceylon
Let's Talk
Jetwing Travels Tour Advisor
Contact Number
+94 77 726 5746