Mauritius is an island paradise located off the turquoise seas of the Indian Ocean. The stunning island of Mauritius which is situated off the east coast of Africa has more than 250 kms of pure white sandy beaches. The entire island is surrounded by a ring of coral reefs with beautiful plateaus and mountains scattered throughout the island. It is one of the most exotic and perfect tourist destinations in the world. Of late, with the increasing popularity of Golf in Mauritius, this place is also being considered as an ideal location for a perfect golf holiday.
You could enjoy your holiday in this haven and at the same time hone up your golfing skills playing Golf in Mauritius. Mauritius golf holidays were not well known and the island was not recognized as a tourist destination till some time ago. People always associated palm trees, beautiful white sands, and the blue waters of the seas with the Caribbean or the Mediterranean areas. But, Mauritius is a place which has earned a name for itself as the golfing capital in this area.
The Bellemare Plage Resort is located about 45 minutes drive from the airport and about the same time to reach the capital city of Mauritius, Port Louis. The resort which is situated along a stunning beach on the east coast of Mauritius boasts of two 18-hole courses. The main course is called the Legends, which is spread over an area of over 6900 square yards hosts the Mauritius Open in the month of December every year. The course offers some extreme challenges for tourists interested in playing Golf in Mauritius. It has plenty of bunkers and lagoons to catch the golfers unaware. The best hole is the par-three, 160-yard 17th which offers a beautiful view of the shimmering ocean. The following facilities are available at The Legends: a Golf Academy, Hotel, Sauna and Massage, two open air Jacuzzis, a Fitness centre, an air-conditioned squash court, four clay tennis courts with flood light facilities, scuba diving and deep sea fishing.
The Links clubhouse is situated on the highest point of the course and enjoys a beautiful and panoramic view. The links offers all the facilities available at the Legends Golf course. This golf course is one of the three championship golf courses. It has been created out of the local forest and volcanic rocks and provides a different sort of challenge when compared to the Legend for tourists interested in playing Golf in Mauritius. The Links has wide open spaces and rolling undulating terrain. You find water hazards in 6 holes, and some of these are very tough. The beautiful course is considered superior to the Legends in many aspects and tourists interested in playing Golf in Mauritius simply love this Golfing location. The available volcanic rocks have been used very artistically to create a beautiful landscape. If you are playing here for the first time, you will not be able to concentrate on your game – you would be distracted by the beautiful landscape. Both courses are lush green and beautifully maintained and you would find it a pleasure to play on either of these courses.
In the far southwest of the island, you find the Le Paradis Golf Course, which is located on a private peninsula with an imposing mountain background. The golf course is located within the premises of the Paradis Hotel & Golf Club. You find the course at the foothills of the majestic Le Morne Mountain. The tee-off is not very far – it is just twenty minutes away from the reception and is therefore considered an ideal golfing spot for newbies interested in trying their hand at playing Golf in Mauritius. The following facilities are available at Le Paradis Golf course: a pro shop, a club house with store room for guests’ golf equipment, a hotel, a bar, free collective lessons twice a week and two full-time pros to attend to the guests’ needs as well as give private lessons.
Have a look everywhere and you will find that Mauritius offers wonderful locations and clubs with excellent courses for tourists interested in playing Golf in Mauritius. If you are an avid golfer, then nothing can stop you from coming over to Mauritius for an excellent golfing holiday.