Playing Golf whilst based at Vista del Sol, Kapiti Coast


Golfing Introduction to Kapiti, New Zealand

New Zealand has over 400 golf courses - there are six golf clubs sited within 30 minutes travel from Vista del Sol on the Kapiti Coast and some 20 clubs within 1 hours travel. These range from internationally respected courses used in major tournaments, to social and easy to get around courses. All courses welcome visitors, have hire clubs, trundlers and most have carts, the courses are not too over crowded and it is advised to book times in advance, particularly for the private or exclusive courses.


Golfing Jewels of New Zealand

For the serious golfer, no trip to New Zealand would be complete with out experiencing two jewels of the NZ golfing circuit that are sited in the Wellington region: the Royal Wellington Golf Club - established in 1895, which is regarded as New Zealand's most historic and beautiful course, and Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club, regarded as the best links course in the Southern Hemisphere... home of 12 NZ golf opens and hosts to internationals such as Gary Player, five-time winner Peter Thompson through to Corey Pavin, Michael Campbell and, in 2002, the worlds number 1 golfer, Tiger Woods.

Vista de Sol can book your round in advance - for an early round, start with a light breakfast, head off to enjoy your round and return for a relaxing and enjoyable breakfast brunch. For Nature Coast Courses, if your partner is busy having Spa treatment when you finish your round, we will pick you up so you both have a great time.


Travel Options

Vista del Sol is sited at the centre of the Kapiti Coast with excellent access to State Highway 1 and travel to Wellington (45 minutes), Upper Hutt (50 minutes), Paraparaumu (10 minutes) and the route North. For those in a hurry, travel options include use of Vista del Sol heli-pad with Heli-pro, or fixed wing aircraft from Paraparaumu Airport to a variety of destinations, within the next year domestic services will be expanded by Air New Zealand for Auckland and Christchurch routes.


Golf Options for the Nature Coast and Wellington Region

Royal Wellington Golf Club 1895 - a Historic and Beautiful Park setting - a Golfing Jewel of New Zealand

Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club - regarded as one of the best Links Courses in the Southern Hemisphere

Rangatira Golf Course - A unique New Zealand Country Golfing Experience

Country, Coast and City - a suggested Golf Itinerary for the lower half of the North Island for the golfing traveler taking in two treasures of the New Zealand Golf Circuit and a unique Country club experience, suiting those traveling North from Wellington or South from either Cape Kidnappers in the Hawkes Bay or Waieraki Golf Course at Lake Taupo, or just travel with Vista del Sol as a base.


See the Golf Package for a round at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Course or a SPA treatment, Gourmet Dining, a guided tour of Nga Manu, and two nights in a luxury suite at Vista del Sol.

Play the Kapiti Albatross - three great courses under 20 minutes drive from Vista del Sol


List of Nature Coast Golf Courses under 30 minutes drive from Vista del Sol

Go to Vista del Sol on the Kapiti Coast page

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