As the name suggests, the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is a mecca for golf enthusiasts. The hotel sits alongside the world-famous “Road Hole”, the 17th on the Old Course. With exquisite views of the nearby university town and the North Sea, guests can admire these vistas from the acclaimed Road Hole Restaurant on the fourth floor. Less formal is the Jigger Inn, a cozy pub in the stationmaster’s lodge that has remained unchanged since 1850. For relaxation, there is the Kohler Waters Spa, the only one of its kind outside the U.S. Family packages feature a check-in exclusively for children, mini-robes and slippers, plus Nintendo Wiis and a menu of activities.