The Vale Resort

Cardiff, Wales


The Vale Resort is situated in the superb surroundings of rural Glamorgan. Nestled in 600 acres of beautiful countryside, it definitely doesn’t feel as though you’re just minutes from the M4. With two great golf courses, fantastic bedrooms and magnificent leisure facilities, The Vale Hotel guarantees you a top class service.

Golf Courses

With two championship golf courses onsite - the Lake Course & Wales National – The Vale is one of our most sought after golf break destinations.


The 4-star Vale Hotel is situated in over 650 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside and has now established itself as one of the UK’s most desirable golf break destinations. Play a round of golf, relax in the spa or dine in style at the AA rosette restaurant, Vale Grill.

The Vale Hotel Cardiff is now a 143 bedroom hotel with 4-star quality. The majority of the rooms offer superb views over the surrounding countryside along with comfortable furnishings and en-suite bathrooms. The Vale has been designed so that it maximises the comfort and convenience of every type of golfer.

Restaurant & Bars

There is a wonderful range of dining options including delicious favourites from the AA rosette awarded Vale Grill to home cooked delights in the clubhouse. If you are looking for something extra special before your meal, you can treat yourself to some of the very best champagnes or finest cocktails in the Salamanza Champagne Bar.

Spa & Leisure

Away from the golf and fine dining, the Vale Resort owns one of Wales’s largest spas with 19 therapy rooms, each offering an extensive range of indulging treatments. This spa is a great place for golfers and non-golfers to relax and get pampered in the peaceful setting. Guests also have use of the first class leisure facilities that include a swimming pool, fitness studio, squash courts, tennis courts and a large state of the art gymnasium.


The Vale Resort is just 15-minutes from Cardiff City Centre, 20-minutes from Cardiff International Airport and 3-minutes from Junction 34 off the M4.

Golf courses at The Vale Resort

The Wales National Course

Breaks from £115
Style: Parkland

The Wales National course is one of the longest courses outside of the USA, measuring 7433 yards off the back tees. The par-73 layout provides players with a great variety of holes, meaning the pace of play remains varied throughout the round. The Peter Johnson-designed course incorporates wide and narrow fairways with a vast variety of water and bunker features, making it easy to see why this course has hosted several European Challenge and Senior Tour events.

The Lake Course

Breaks from £115
Style: Parkland

The aptly named Lake Course has water coming into play on 12-holes. The course has hosted numerous Wales and West PGA professional championships, which is easy to see why with multiple stunning holes, including the unique 12th signature hole, The Island Green, being ranked one of the top UK golf holes. The Vale also houses some fantastic practice facilities, with a teaching academy, 16-bay floodlit driving range and fully-stocked pro-shop.

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