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Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Address: Al Badia Golf Club | P.O. Box 79126, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 601 0101
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Ranked #60 of 288 things to do in Dubai
Type: Golf courses, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City is an 18-hole, championship golf course...
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Type: Golf courses, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City is an 18-hole, championship golf course designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones II featuring an award winning clubhouse, four dynamic restaurants, event spaces and a luxurious spa. The par-72 Al Badia course was designed on an oasis theme and features abundant water, rivers of sand and plants indigenous to the Arabian Gulf. The prestigious course can be played from the maximum 7,303 yards for championship players, down to 5,398 yards for newer players. Perfect your skills at the world-class golf academy at Al Badia. High-tech training facilities include the region's only TaylorMade Performance Lab, featuring the MATT (Motion Analysis Technology by TaylorMade) swing analysis and club fitting system.

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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Tha Al Badia Picnic Brunch is a refreshing change from the traditional buffet, restaurant-style smorgasbord. 3 stars is probably a little harsh because overall the food & service was good. You will find yourself seated outside on comfortable picnic tables at floor level, with cushions and umbrellas providing the comfort for a lazy afternoon. The service was ok, sporadic but... More 

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Folsom, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a nice place even by Palm Desert standards. The grounds and grass are unreal and the facility is palatial.

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Jason M Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I paled the Al Badia Golf course several times in the last years and even though it is a challenging course it provides from most fairways a beautiful to the city and the skyscrapers on Sheikh Zayed road and Dubai down town incl Burj Khalifa. The club house provides nice changing rooms incl. shower and sauna. The driving range is... More 

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Ann-Kathrin B Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The staff was friendly, and made me feel like a member even though I am not. The course has A great deal of water and bunkers! I almost got my first hole-in-one! Loved playing here.

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Kenneth W Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The picnic brunch here during the weedend is fab. The weather in Feb is ideal for a picnic and the basket they welcomed us with set the mood. The food in the basket is well thought out and the barbeque/dessert stations has enough variety to satisfy most (not for vegetarians though). The live music is bound to put you in... More 

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Pedn Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at The Picnic Brunch. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate both your positive comments regarding the atmosphere and service, as well as your feedback regarding the vegetarian and cocktail selection on offer. We will be sure to monitor this... More 

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122 reviews 122 reviews
38 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The place is very nice and very well kept. The service was excellent and the golf course well maintained.

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Agi94 Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim Neil... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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86 reviews 86 reviews
34 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Had gone for dinner with friends and family as it was a small gathering organised by a friend. The restaurant was very nice with good ambiance as well overlooking of Golf Club, infact you can try your hand by practicing golf and it is open till late evening.

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear raj_pankaj Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim Neil... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely way to spend the day! The picnic brunch at Al Badia can be enjoyed on low tables on padded mats or at a table with chairs which is what we opted for as we had a little one who is easier to manage in a high chair! The setting is beautiful. It was our first time here... More 

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Thecruicks Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at The Picnic Brunch by Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On... More 

dubai
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32 reviews 32 reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

An excellent facility with some very scenic views of Dubai's skyline. The golf coarse is excellently designed and has some spectacular views of the greens and the inbuilt water bodies. Located in a relatively quiet part of town, this is a perfect place to watch the sun set... Recommended.

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear naved22 Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim Neil... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I, along with other friends, went to the picnic brunch and it is totally worth a visit. The food is excellent, particularly the pork ribs which have an amazing glaze on them. The service is very good and the setting is cracking on a nice mild day. We went the weekend after Christmas and the temperature was... More 

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear dxb30 Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at The Picnic Brunch. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of James Shippey Golf... More 

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