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A short drive from Arabella Country Club is Hermanus Golf Club, one of the few 27-hole courses in Africa.
Arabella Country Club in Overberg has played host to some of the world's greatest golfers. The golf course, located within the Kolberg mountain range and close to the Bot River lagoon, is ranked among the top golf courses in the world.
A feature that stands out in the golf course is its design. The course's ninth, 17th and 18th holes run parallel to the lagoon, presenting lovely scenery to players.
Despite Arabella Country Club's beauty, the 18-hole golf course can be a good challenge. There are several water snags that players should keep clear of. Before taking on the course, players can warm up on the golf course's driving range and putting and chipping greens.
A golf novice can learn to play at Arabella Country Club's South African Golf Estate where a variety of golf classes and clinics are available to guests of all ages, handicaps and levels of experience. These include half-hour and one-hour lessons as well as more specialised one, two and three-day schools for budding golfers.
The golf course also offers a GPS facility for golfers on its golf carts. Players can use the service to order a meal which they will find ready and waiting for them at the Club House after finishing off their rounds.
Arabella is only a short distance from Hermanus, South Africa's whale-watching hot spot. During the months of June and November, a game of golf on the championship golf course in Overberg can be followed by an excursion to Walker Bay where one can enjoy viewing the world's largest mammals splash in the seas.