Pinehurst Resort

Luxury North Carolina resort famed for its golfing

The Pinehurst Resort, which is famed for its golf courses, can be found in the village of Pinehurst, North Carolina. The resort features a number of accommodation options as well as a host of recreational activities.

Lodgings at the resort are separated into three properties: The Carolina; The Holly; and The Manor. As well as these three upmarket buildings, there are also a number of condominium and villa style rooms available.

Each of these properties features its own distinctive style, yet all contain a number of general facilities. The Carolina is the largest of the properties, containing 230 guestrooms and suites, followed by The Holly (82) and then The Manor (42).

All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom and include a number of modern conveniences and amenities. High-speed wireless internet is included in all rooms.

The Carolina also features a dining room (serving breakfast and dinner), a lounge (named after the Ryder Cup linking to the resorts golfing heritage), coffee shop, newsstand/shop, and a clothing store.

The Holly features a special bi-level honeymoon suite, as well as the 1895 Grille (for breakfast and Southern styled dinner cuisine), a tavern bar modeled after Scottish pubs, and a library.

The Manor includes the Pine Room, where guests can relax as they read, watch television, or play board games.

There are a number of activities and facilities that guests of all three properties can take advantage of.

Firstly, the resorts eight golf courses can be booked for those that wish to play a round of golf. Course No. 2 is the most famed course thanks to it having hosted major PGA tournaments. The U.S. Open and U.S. Womens Open will both be hosted at the course in 2014.

The Spa at Pinehurst Resort offers the perfect opportunity for visitors to relax and loosen any stress knots. A host of holistic and beauty treatments are available, including massages, body scrubs, and manicures. A fitness room is also available for those that enjoy working-out.

The West Lawn Activity Center provides guests with an outdoor swimming pool, childrens pool, and whirlpool. Amidst these water features guests will find cabanas, fireplaces, a state-of-the-art playground, and expandable putting green. Tennis and designated childrens activities are also on offer.

Both the Carolina and the Holly features a number of meeting rooms that are capable of accommodating a range of business needs. Fitted with top-range audio-visual equipment, these rooms are suitable for those wishing to host a meeting, seminar, or conference.

A complimentary shuttle service transfers guests around the resort to their desired destination. Those feeling a little more energetic may prefer to hire a bicycle, whilst couples may enjoy a carriage ride through the gardens.

Other hotel services include valet parking, luggage storage, business center, and dry cleaning.

Those venturing outside of the Pinehurst Resort can enjoy the scenic North Carolina landscapes. Here a variety of activities are popular, including walking and hiking, whilst National Parks, lakes, and rivers allow for the likes of canoeing, fishing, and even skydiving.

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