Teeing it off at Mauritius! The bucket list of your golf destination is here

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Mauritius is a highly desired holiday destination which has been successful in maintaining its standards over the years. Apart from the scenic views and natural beauty, this stunning island nation has got more to offer. Golf is a loved sport for which many people across the world always look forward to exploring new places to find golf courses that they can try their hands on. Headed by the Mauritius Golf Federation, there are many amazing options for the visitors to be able to play golf in Mauritius. One can have a great experience at the Mauritius golf courses that range from basic 9 holes courses to world-class championship golf courses with 18 holes.

Now that Mauritius is fully open for tourists, it is time to fly or sail to this beautiful island nation and indulge in its scenic beauty, adventure, and of course – Golf!

Flourishing in rich Anglo-French history, Mauritius is not only about white sand beaches and beautiful resorts. Recently, it has been awarded as the best ‘Golf Destination of the Year’ in Africa, the Gulf States and the Indian Ocean.

So, if you are planning a trip to Mauritius and if you like golfing, these top golf courses in Mauritius should be in your priority list. So what are you waiting for? Go and tee it off here!

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Experience tropical beauty at Heritage Golf Club

Designed by Peter Matkovich, the 27-hole tropical golf complex (with an 18 hole golf course) is a gem in the Indian Ocean and a spot for golfers of all levels. Discover a world of experiences in the 2,500 hectares of Bel Ombre estate. Located in the southern part of the beautiful island of Mauritius, the course is set on an idyllic piece of land between rolling mountains and the turquoise lagoon of the Indian Ocean. Accompanied by beautiful vistas from every green and tee, it is one of the most spectacular golf courses in Mauritius. The Heritage Golf Club offers a truly exceptional and enjoyable experience of golf.

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Oceanfront Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita

The Anahita Golf Course is not only beautiful but is also a paradise for the golfers. It is set up in a magnificent location. While playing here, you will be surrounded by the jaw-dropping views of the Indian Ocean and the mountains all around. This is a par 72 championship course boasting outstanding panoramas with numerous seafront holes along the biggest lagoon of Mauritius. It is challenging for all golfers but delivers a truly unique golfing experience, never to be forgotten.

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Hit the ball over Indian Ocean at Paradis Golf Club

The Paradis Golf Club offers one of the most beautiful golf courses in Mauritius. The Paradis Golf Club, designed by Tony Johnstone, is a Championship golf course of amazing beauty. The golf course winds its way along the iconic Le Morne Mountain, as well as along the shoreline of a spectacular bay, with many holes offering ocean views. The course is a pleasure to play, but remains a challenge to all types of golfers, especially on windy days. The back 9 holes are the most spectacular, as they spread along the coastline. The 16th is especially tricky, as it features the lagoon on the right hand side, and a large water hazard on the left.

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Enjoy the golf coast at Tamarina Golf Course

The Championship Course at Tamarina is one to behold and as another one of the world’s top 100 golf courses, it is a must play for any golfing fanatic. With all 18 holes set inland from the coast, the course is unique to others on the island and provides golfers with a different challenge. The golf offers only the highest quality infrastructure and services. These include a practice area, changing rooms with lockers and showers, a bar and restaurant, a pro shop, an academy offering the services of a PGA pro and much more.

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The picturesque – Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club

Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club is quite possibly a golfing a paradise as the pristine fairways skirt the crystal blue waters of the Ocean and is a truly remarkable setting to play golf in. Designed by the famous golf champion Bernhard Langer, it is not the environment that makes this course so special. Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club is a 19 holes golf course which lies on the east coast of Mauritius. The island golf course is reachable only by a ‘special golf’ boat shuttle from its private jetty or by a scenic helicopter flip. This spectacular golf course in Mauritius covers 38 hectares of the iconic Ile aux Cerfs Island with the holes snaking along the preserved tropical flora and fauna of the island.

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Avalon Golf Club, the highland golf destination

A golfing experience like no other in Mauritius, with a feeling of total freedom and endless views. Avalon is an open, rolling layout golf course design by Peter Matkovich that is surrounded on all sides by breath-taking views. Early starters can catch the rising sun as they start their game. A peek in the opposite direction provides a view of the majestic mountains that surround Grand Bassin – the largest natural lake in Mauritius, which was created by a now-extinct volcano.

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Legend Golf Club – get your golf lessons from pros

Constance Belle Mare Plage’s first championship golf course is set along one of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius. Designed by South African champion Hugh Baiocchi, the 18 hole championship golf course is laid in the heart of an indigenous forest. Golfers and nature lovers alike can admire herds of Java deer on the legend championship golf course.

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Gymkhana Club, oldest golf club in Southern Hemisphere

The beginning of golf worldwide goes way back in history. Golf is known to have started in Scotland in 1778 and England around 20 years back. The Officers of the British Military extended the golf to Mauritius in 1844. The golf course is today known as the Mauritius Gymkhana Club. The Mauritius Gymkhana Golf Course is situated in a very strategic place. It is located in the town of Vacoas and approximately 25 minutes from our capital, Port Louis. This national golf monument is a 68F par that does not fail to challenge the golfers. It is a short course which makes the fairway narrow, it therefore requires precision, consistency and techniques. The Mauritius Gymkhana Club remains challenging but yet enjoyable.

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