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7 Awesome Active Vacation Ideas for 2023

10994000853?profile=RESIZE_930xAndy Blackledge

If you like some action on your vacations, there's no doubt our planet is packed with all sorts of active, adventurous, and sometimes downright adrenaline-pumping options. Some are "soft," requiring no great skill or physical fitness, while others will delightfully challenge you. How to narrow it down to just seven? Well, let me give it a try!

Snorkeling in Belize

The 700-mile Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System is the world's second largest, and the 190-mile long Belize Barrie

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Picture yourself performing yoga in a high-altitude spa-retreat in the Himalayas, or immersing yourself in the sights, smells and sounds of the rolling greens as you tee it off in one of the sea-side golf courses in the Tampa Bay area. Imagine yourself making your way through the hiking trails of the South American rainforests or braving the sea by paddling from one Greek island to another! Truly, the idea of getting outdoors to work your body hard in the fresh air and against a scenic backdrop

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With more than 1,300 golf courses and as many as 524 golf communities, Florida is one of the US’s top golf destinations. Avid golfers as well as amateurs from around the world throng the Sunshine State 365 days a year to tee off in the pristine fairways near the ocean or far from it. Some 40 million rounds of golf are played in the state every year. However, golf in Florida is lot more than a pleasurable outdoor activity; it is one of the key drivers of local economy.  In 2013, golf was an 8.2 b

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Monday, October 23, 2017 / Garden City, New York                                                                                             NFL Alumni & CEO Golf Celebrity Golf Classic “Experience”! 


The 7th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic will be held on Oct 23 at the prestigious Garden City Country Club. This year, NFL Alumni of the NY Jets & NY Giants will battle on the golf course and serve as celebrity captains. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Independence Fund  and Child Life

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Monday, October 23, 2017 / Garden City, New York                                                                                             NFL Alumni & CEO Golf Celebrity Golf Classic “Experience”! 


The 7th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic will be held on Oct 23 at the prestigious Garden City Country Club. This year, NFL Alumni of the NY Jets & NY Giants will battle on the golf course and serve as celebrity captains. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Independence Fund  and Child Life

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Nuwara Eliya Golf Club in Sri Lanka


Golf in Sri Lanka with Golf Tours Abroad and play Nuwara Eliya Golf Club which is one of the oldest and most beautiful golf courses in the world.

Location: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Distance: 6075 yards
Course Par: 71
Designer: UK Soldiers

Opened: 1889
Caddies: Yes
Carts: No - hand-drawn buggies

The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club was founded in 1889 and is one of the oldest golf clubs in Asia and most likely the world. It is located 1830m above sea level in the Nuwara Eliya district which is renowned all o

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In addition to Golf Tours Abroad’s first Sri Lanka golf package (Intro), our second golf holiday encompasses a ‘from the mountains to the sea’ approach - only in reverse! The Sri Lanka Scenic golf holiday begins in Colombo and then tracks south along the western coastline as far as Hambantota, before it changes to a northerly course bound for Kandy.

The Sri Lanka Scenic golf holiday begins in Colombo for the first 2 nights. You’ll play a round at the 130 year old Royal Colombo Golf Club and enjoy

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Experience Shangri-la Golf & Country Club in Hambantota Sri Lanka when you travel with Golf Tours Abroad. We also recommend staying at the luxury 5-Star Shangri-la Resort & Spa.

Location: Hambantota, Sri Lanka
Distance: 6107 yards
Course Par: 70
Designer: Rodney Wright

Opened: 2016
Caddies: Yes
Carts: Yes

Shangri-la Golf Course is part of the wonderful and luxurious 5-Star Shangri-la Resort & Spa on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Set amid a vast coconut palm plantation within the resort, the co

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Golf in Sri Lanka is a wonderful experience to savour the distinctive charm and rich cultural heritage of an island nation. Sri Lanka is such an interesting country and is renowned for tea plantations, precious gem stones, rubber textile industries & spice trade. Food in Sri Lanka is fabulous with a tasty variety of vegetable, meat & seafood dishes rich in aromatics from the island’s abundance of spices and herbs. The animal wildlife is extensive throughout the national parks and Sri Lanka was p

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Shangri-la Resort & Spa Hambantota Sri Lanka


Stay at the luxurious Shangri-la Resort & Spa in Hambantota when you visit Sri Lanka. Golf Tours Abroad's Sri Lanka Scenic golf package includes this resort & golf course.

Overlooking the pristine southern coast of beautiful Sri Lanka, Shangri-La's Hambantota Resort & Spa is located along the ancient Spice Route in a city steeped in rich history. Hambantota is known for its natural beauty and wildlife, and gives visitors the opportunity of exploring Asia’s most fascinating nature sanctuaries - Ya

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With a name like PGA National Resort & Spa, home of the annual Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, you'd be right to assume that golf is big here, with five onsite championship golf courses including one that's brand new and Tom Fazio-designed. But even for travelers who haven't swung a club and never plan on it, PGA National's wide array of other award-winning amenities make it a premier go-to Florida escape.

Staying Here

You know you've arrived once you're standing in their expansive

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Cua Lo Golf Resort is a sport and leisure destination, consisting of a 5-star and 3-star hotels, luxury villas, 18-hole golf course and a beach recretion area.

The resort, located on Binh Minh Street, a main road in Cua Lo Township, extends over 1.2 km along an intact sandy beach in an area of 133ha.

Spreading along on of the most gorgeous beaches of Vietnam, Cua Lo Golf Course with natural sand dunes anh native Casarina forest offers golfers a real taste of surprising challenges and exciting golf

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Luxury Golf in the US



The sweet marriage of golf and luxury consummated itself very early on in the game’s existence in America. Resorts where the country’s gentry had been vacationing long before golf was part of the American sports landscape quickly aligned themselves with the noble game imported from Scotland in the late 1800s.

Golf was being played by 1892 at The Homestead, the classic American resort that grew up around the healing natural springs in the Virginia mountains. Three years later the game landed at

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After school wrapped up in June, my family (me, my wife Sue, our 15 year-old son Eddie, and our 11-year-old daughter Lee) began scouting locations for our summer vacation.


We established three key criteria to follow in the choosing of our destination.  It needed to...


1.  Offer easy access to a combination of fun as well as relaxing activities.

2.  Be a top-rated, well-established resort facility in a beautiful location.

3.  Be situated within a three-hour drive of our northern New Jersey abode.



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To be human is to live for adventure. Many of us will perhaps only visit a destination once in a lifetime. Others will go back to familiar places or seek out new dreams. Here are five adventures that you sure do not want to miss before you leave the planet. I picked five of my favorites: Playing a round of Golf in the birthplace of Golf at historic St. Andrews in Scotland, Scuba Diving in the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea, Sky Diving over Moab in the U.S. state of Utah, River Rafting on Fu

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9008748683?profile=originalBy Shannon Farley

Costa Rica’s fabulous year-round sunshine, balmy weather and remarkable championship golf courses are fast earning the country the reputation as an “ace” place for world-class golf.

The best part? Located just a few hours’ flight away from North America, Costa Rica’s weather is best when all points north are frozen in winter’s icy grip. Missing the long, verdant stretch of a fairway in December? This tiny Central American nation’s endless summer of sunshine just gets blazing in D

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Spectacular scenery of Tam Dao golf course

Set amongst the Spectacular Scenery of the Tam Dao Mountains, the golf Course consists of amazing water features, such as lakes, fountains, running water, and strategically placed bunkers.

Located 65km from the Centre of Hanoi (90 minutes from the centre of Hanoi and just 45 minutes from the Noi Bai International Airport), Tam Dao golf course is right place for who love playing golf and relaxing. The Peak of the Tam Dao Mountain is a breathtaking 25 minutes up the winding escarpment, and boasts m
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You don't have to play golf to enjoy a stay at PGA National Resort & Spa. But it helps.


9008733698?profile=originalAlthough the plush Palm Beach Gardens resort radiates with recreational diversions, golf is the engine that keeps it humming. 9008734266?profile=original



With prime time for snowbirds right around the corner, the South Florida oasis

will open a new course Nov. 1 and will welcome participants to its "Institute of Performance," a training facility designed to help both beginners and professionals -- plus the vast army of golfers who rat

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Portugal Holiday Ideas


If you are surfing the net looking for holiday ideas then you can stop right now as I have them! Just a short flight time from the UK and you can be in the beautiful country of Portugal. Apart from the obvious attractions which are great beaches and warm ocean waters, Portugal has a holiday type that will satisfy any traveller plus they are in the same time zone to the UK so no jet lagged felt here!

Wine Lovers:

Portugal has over 25 wine regions, spreading from the north right down to the south. Y

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Seneca Casino’s Hickory Stick Golf Course name one of the best

Think spring.  Think golf getaway! In only its second season in existence, Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course has received another impressive honor: Golfweek magazine named it one of the “Best Casino Courses” in the U.S.  The news is featured in the magazine’s just-released January 2012 issue. Seneca Hickory Stick is one of the newest courses listed among Golfweek’s top 50 casino courses and is one of four recognized from New York State

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