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Golfing in Essaouira

Written on : 18 September 2017
Essaouira and its golf courses

Essaouira and its golf courses

Morocco has become, in a few years, one of the most beautiful destinations for a golf holiday. On the Atlantic coast of the country, Essaouira is a Moroccan municipality that presents an exceptional landscape. Its Medina, the island of Mogador, the Gnaoua music festival, but also its magnificent golf courses have allowed it to climb the ladder of fame. Courses set in unique settings that holidaymakers never tire of praising suitable for both amateurs and professionals. Nearby, you can stay in beautiful villas facing the sea and close to the golf courses.

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Mogador Golf Club

Mogador Golf Club

This is a must for any golf enthusiast! 3km from the Medina, the site is perfectly integrated in its natural environment. Set on a total area of ​​580 hectares, it overlooks the beaches as well as the Atlantic Ocean, and offers spectacular scenery. There are two 18-hole and 13-hole courses designed by South African golfer Gary Player. In 2015, the GQ lifestyle magazine ranked the site among the 10 most beautiful golf courses in the world located less than 4 hours from Paris, and the American Golf Word magazine ranks it among the 20 "World's most exciting new courses".

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Mogador Golf Academy

Mogador Golf Academy

Founded by Rémi Portal, Benoit Willemart and Fayçal Serghini, the Mogador Golf Academy is considered an institution in its own right. It welcomes all profiles and all levels of golfers. Initiation courses, internships, coaching sessions and individual courses are offered. Professionals will even find a training centre dedicated to them. Note also that the Mogador Golf Academy is mainly based on the method of learning Square And Swing by Benoit Willemart.

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More than a golf course

Enjoy your pass in one of the many restaurants of Mogador to taste the famous spicy food typical of the region and the local and traditional dishes with seafood. Also try the delicious cocktails of exotic juices made from freshly squeezed fruits that will quench your thirst in the summer sun. And if you prefer to relax otherwise after your long journey, why not take a dip in the pool enjoying some of the world's best rhythmic music? As a bonus, you can relax in the spa, enjoy the benefits of the hammam and jacuzzi or relaxing massages.
 
On the other hand if you wish to take advantage of the generous nature of Essaouira, a detour on the side of the sea is essential! Kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, boat trips... exciting water activities await you. Those who prefer to explore nature will have the opportunity to go on a bike ride and go on excursions in the heart of a green landscape and end their walk with a beautiful sunset over the ocean.