Cairo Golf Courses and Clubs

(Cairo, Egypt)

Picture of scenery at nearby courseCairo is truly home to some of the most spectacular golf courses in the whole world. Indeed, where else could you tee-off and play a round of golf with a magnificent backdrop of pyramids and desert?

Many people visiting Cairo will find the choice of golf courses here a little overwhelming. The best clubs can become rather busy on Fridays and Saturdays, meaning that mid-week is always a good time to get a round in. Some of the largest golf courses in Cairo are home to much more than just golf, boasting superb sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, state-of-the-art gymnasiums and even croquet lawns. Here are Cairo's main golf courses.

The Katameya Heights Golf and Tennis Resort

Address: New Cairo City, Fifth District, Ring Road, West Heliopolis, 11771, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +202 758 0808
A game of golf at the championship Katameya Heights Golf Resort is popular with both locals and visitors to the city, and is just a 20-minute drive from Cairo Airport, being close to both the Maadi and Heliopolis districts. In total there are 27 holes available here, which can be played as either 18-hole or 9-hole courses, suiting those looking for a quick round. A drive range, caddies and power carts are just some of the services on offer here.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Picture of pyramids close to Mena House Oberoi Golf Club

Mena House Oberoi Golf Club

Address: Pyramids Road, Giza, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +202 383 3444
An especially memorable golf course, the Mena House Oberoi Golf Club is dominated by Cairo's nearby pyramids, which tower over many of the holes. A relatively short, 18-hole course stretching around 5,200 yards, the course is part of the historic Mena House Oberoi hotel, which was built in the late 1860s and is renowned for its high standard of accommodation, extensive amenities and landscaped gardens.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

JW Marriott Mirage City and Golf Course

Address: Ring Road, Mirage City, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +202 408 5041
The JW Marriott Mirage City and Golf Course is a relatively new addition to the golfing scene in Cairo and is known for its enormous clubhouse and golf academy. Covering around 250 acres / 100 hectares and standing alongside the Marriott Hotel, this excellent golf course is home to 18 holes, stretching for just under 7,000 yards and featuring a staggering 45 lakes. Other unforgettable highlights include dramatic waterfalls, numerous streams and ponds, and also three restaurants within the actual clubhouse.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Pyramids Golf and Country Club Soleimania

Address: Alex Cairo Desert Road, Giza, Cairo
Tel: +2049 600 953
A true oasis with no less than 34 huge artificial lakes and magnificent landscaping, the Pyramids Golf and Country Club Soleimania lies off the Cairo Alexandria Desert Road and is part of a large development. Home to several different golf courses and 99 holes in total, a round of golf here suits all abilities, with more challenging holes available for the more expert players. Close to the Pyramids of Giza and just a 30-minute drive from Cairo Airport, the facilities at this top golf course are superb and include a huge driving range, a large clubhouse with several restaurants and even a swimming pool.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Gezirah Sporting Club

Address: Zamalek, Gezirah, Cairo, Egypt, EG
Tel: +202 736 0434
Home to the most historic golf course in the whole of Cairo, the Gezirah Sporting Club dates back more than 100 years and is actually famous for being the first golf course in the whole of Egypt. Over the years, this par-72 course has earned itself quite a reputation and has much to live up to, with 18 holes, a yardage of almost 5,900 and extensive sporting facilities, which include swimming pools, floodlit tennis courses, horse riding, playground areas for children, sports fields and even a fitness centre. As you might expect, the green fees here are on the pricey side.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Dreamland Golf and Tennis Resort

Address: 6th of October City Road, Dreamland City, Cairo, Egypt, EG
Tel: +2011 400 577
The Dreamland Golf and Tennis Resort is home to a noteworthy, 18-hole golf course, complete with all of the facilities that you would expect at a top course, such as power carts, electronic swing analyser and refreshments around the course, which are always particularly welcomed on hot days. Situated in the suburbs of Cairo, this golf course is well known for its regular golfing tournaments and superb tennis resort, and is part of the enormous Dreamland City development, where you will find a shopping centre, cinemas, theme part and much more besides.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Golf City

Address: Ismailia Road, near Cairo, Egypt, EG
Tel: +202 266 1813
Located around 35 km / 22 miles from the centre of Cairo, the Golf City is home to a notable golf course, with 18 holes and good general facilities. Offering a well-stocked professional shop, golf caddies, club rental and also a driving range, these varied holes boast a number of challenging water features part way round, together with impressive views of the distant cityscape. At the end of the game, the restaurant, bar and terrace areas are especially popular, while the extensive facilities of the Mövenpick Hotel are also nearby.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk