Pearl Valley Signature Golf Estate & Spa in Paarl, Winelands/Boland, Western Cape, South Africa

Pearl valley Golf Estates (Western Cape, Cape Winelands (Boland), Paarl)
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General Information
Pearl Valley Golf Estates is a Jack Nicklaus-designed, 170-hectare championship golf course (par 72) lying in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Drakenstein Mountains, it is one of the most visually spectacular golf courses in the world – and one of the most challenging in Africa.

Officially opened in November 2003, Pearl Valley Golf Estates was named ‘Best Golf Course of the Year’ in 2005 and won a PMR Diamond Arrow Award in 2008, achieving the highest rating of any golf course in the Western Cape. In 2007, it announced a three-year deal to host the South African Open Championship, one of the oldest Opens in world golf.


  • Clubhouse
  • Golf shop
  • Golf club hire
  • Golf carts
  • Men’s and ladies locker rooms
  • Driving range
  • Putting greens
  • Halfway house
  • Change room facilities
  • Members lounge
  • Bar
  • Pearl Valley offer a variety of luxurious self-catering lodges:
    Accommodation consists of 3 & 4 bedroom, self catering lodges. Each bedroom has its own full en-suite bathroom. Please contact us directly for pricing packages.
    Fully equipped kitchen with washing machine & tumble dryer
    Open plan kitchen/ lounge/ dining room area
    Outside patio with braai facility
    Both the inside fireplace and outside Braai are gas operated
    All the lodges have full DSTV channels
    All bedrooms have full en-suite bathrooms with heated towel rails and under floor heating
    Each bedroom has its own outside balcony
    Towels and linen will be provided

Individual homes are also available, please contact us directly for options.
All reservations done through Pearl Valley, will allow you access to the Clubhouse, which is a free Wireless access zone, both the swimming pool & gym facilities and will receive a 30% reduction on the full visitor’s green fees. A 50% deposit is payable in advance. The remainder of the payment to be settled on arrival including a 10% breakage deposit (refundable within 7-10days after departure.)

The Golf Course:
The iconic Pearl Valley Golf Estate stands proudly amongst the vineyards of the legendary 300 year-old wine region and is surrounded by a magnificent 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course with spectacular views in pristine natural splendour. As host venue of the South African Open, Pearl Valley is rated as a ‘must-play’ by local and international golfers, amateur and professional alike.
Please note the following information and we ask that you convey these points to your guests in order to make your experience at Pearl Valley Golf Estates a memorable one: We request that guests arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their tee time. Full locker facilities are available and our Golf Shop is situated on the top floor of the club house which is host to a variety of golf wear and accessories.

We request that attire be consistent with current accepted golf fashion. This attire is also acceptable in the Valley Restaurant and Bar, located on the top floor of the club house.
For Golf Bookings, please contact The Golf Shop: 021-867 8000

The Equestrian Centre:
Forming a large part of the exquisite parkland of Pearl Valley Golf Estates, the full-scale, custom-built Equestrian Academy with ten grassed, post and rail paddocks provides the ultimate experience for riders of all ages and ability levels, with superb rides on offer out into the scenic vineyards and mountains. Conveniently, residents are able to stable their own horses on the Estate. The very best professional instruction is given by the friendly centre staff that is always available to provide advice and assistance for any equestrian matters.

For rides and lessons contact: Rosemary Bartlett 072 247 2929

The Gym and Pool :

This scenic area is a great place to unwind and relax with friends and family on a sun-drenched South African day or the perfect place to escape to the heat of the day, whether you’ve spent it out on the course, rigorously exercising or simply lounging around. At the beautiful members and guest only pool area, one can relax on a lounger or socialise in the pool bar. There is also a kids’ pool complete with water slide in close proximity. Staffed by a team of personal training consultants, the state-of-the-art gym and Pilates centre offers you a wide choice of workouts using the latest fitness equipment to keep you in shape year-round, whenever you choose.

The Spa:
Whether to unwind after the challenges of a round on the course, prepare for a special occasion, or simply indulge your desire to be pampered, the spa is available to nourish your mind, body and soul.
Within this private sanctuary, we invite you to enjoy:
· A spa where you can select from a range of exquisite massages, treatments and products
· A hair salon
For appointments contact: 021 867 8000

Membership Fees
The current structure of membership comprises two main categories – Leisure and Golf. Each of the categories includes: Family, Spouse, Dependant, or Corporate options. Leisure members currently pay a small fee for a round of golf in addition to their annual fees. Non-members are welcome to play on a ‘pay and play basis.

Being a member of a Troon managed club also includes access to the Troon Advantage program. Members are invited to take full advantage of very special rates at select, Troon Golf-managed facilities.

Green Fees

Green season ( 1May - 15 October 2011 )
Visitor: R795pp (Including shared golf cart)
SAGA Affiliates: R475pp (Including shared golf cart)

Peak Season ( 15th October 2011 – 30 April 2012 )
Visitor: R1195pp (Including shared golf cart)
SAGA Affiliates : R795pp (Including shared golf cart)


½ Day conference package in the morning
arrival coffee & tea
mid morning coffee & tea
2-course lunch


9 Holes of golf in the afternoon
unlimited range balls
shared golf cart
bottled water and tees
complimentary shoe and club cleaning

terms and conditions apply
subject to availability
group sizes 8 pax – 24 pax

valid from 1 May 2011 – 15 October 2011
Contact: 021 867 8000 or

On Course
Course Policy
Not open Mondays
Visitors welcome at limited times only - phone club for availability

Course Rating
Men Women
72 72

Course Designer
Jack Nicklaus

Contact Details
Tel: +27 21 867 8000
Fax: +27 21 867 0767

Physical Address
1 Pearl Valley Golf Estates
South Africa

An easy, scenic 45 minutes drive inland from South Africa’s most vibrant city, Cape Town, the iconic Pearl Valley Signature Golf Estate stands proudly amongst the vineyards of the legendary 300 year-old wine region and culinary capital of Franschhoek.

Spanning some 212 hectares of prime Cape Winelands real estate, Pearl Valley is an exclusive 500-home residential development surrounding a magnificent 18-hole Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. As well as providing the top golfing experiences in South Africa – and one of the best in the world – Pearl Valley offers a premium, contemporary lifestyle of exceptional quality, unsurpassed by any other golfing estate in this country.

Boasting spectacular views in pristine natural splendour, outstanding amenities and close proximity to essential services, Pearl Valley, is the epitome of a luxurious, secure lifestyle and investment; proudly providing community and environmental upliftment through a heightened level of conscious living.

Travelling from Cape Town take the N1 towards Paarl. Take the exit 59 (Wellington) turn-off. Turn right into the R301 and drive for approximately 7kms where you will find the entrance on the right.

Additional information about The course
Additional information about The course
As host venue of the SA Open, Pearl Valley is rated as a ‘must-play’ by local and international golfers, amateur and professional alike. The signature par 3 4th will simultaneously test your nerve and reward you with breathtaking scenery, while the magnificent par 5 13th is listed as one of the best 18 holes in the country, with no less than three water crossings en route to the green.

  • Designer: Jack Nicklaus
  • Opened: November 2003
  • Composition: Fairways: 6800m Imported Oregon
    Balance: 90% Rye and 10% Fescue
    Greens: 100% Bent Grass
  • Length: Total: 6800m / 7436 yards
    Members: 5882 - 6154m / 6433 – 6730 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Accolades: Golf Digest ‘Best New Course of the Year’ 2005
    Compleat Golfer ‘5 Star Golf Experience’ in 2008
    Golf Digest 6th best course in South Africa in 2009
    Voted best Golf Estate by Golf Digest in 2009

Disclaimer: Please re-confirm rates when making a booking. All rates are subject to change.
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