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The most beautiful golf courses in Mauritius

Written on : 02 October 2017
By : Leo-Paul Weiss
The most beautiful golf courses in Mauritius

Located in the South-West of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is the ideal destination for many recreational activities such as hiking, watersports and golf. Indeed, apart from its magnificent beaches, the country shelters numerous courses in the middle of an environment of an astonishing beauty. For this reason, the island is nowadays one of the ten favourite destinations for golfers.

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A historical journey

A historical journey

Created by the British around 1844 in the heart of the island, precisely in Vacoas, the Gymkhana Club golf course is the oldest in the southern hemisphere and the fourth oldest in the world. Over the years, the golf course has become increasingly popular. It now offers 18 holes in a heavenly setting bordered by palm trees embellished by the shimmering colors of bougainvillea and the enchanting scent of tulips. At the Gymkhana Club, you can also enjoy the swimming pool and hit a few balls on the tennis court. There is also a squash court and a fitness center.
 
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Île-aux-Cerfs Golf Club

Île-aux-Cerfs Golf Club

To the east of the island, you will find the Ile aux Cerfs golf course, ranked in the top 10 of the most beautiful golf courses in the world by Golf World Magazine. This splendid golf course will enchant those who love breathtaking views. As an island, the course is only accessible by boat and therefore offers a sea excursion across the beautiful turquoise lagoon. With a surface area of 38 hectares, the Ile aux Cerfs golf course is also the second-largest in Mauritius, with 18 holes. The club also offers you initiation to the golf academy at the putting green and the bunker.

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Avalon Golf Estate: a new interesting route

Avalon Golf Estate: a new interesting route

Further east on the Grande Rivière side of the island is the Anahita Resort golf course. With a beautiful natural setting, between green hills and the blue Indian Ocean, you will have the chance to play while admiring the spectacular rocky outcrops, the sumptuous trees, and the breathtaking views of the mountains and the Indian Ocean. The last hole of the course is a surprise. The 18th hole is one of the most impressive in the world. The course is suitable for everyone, regardless of your level. 

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The Links Golf Course

The Links Golf Course

Inaugurated in 2002 at the Constance Resort in Belle Mare, this golf course is on a natural undulating terrain dotted with volcanic rocks. This 18-hole course is 5,942 meters long and is varied, with a magnificent view of the island's green hills. At holes 13 and 14, you will feel as you are entering an arena with a vast body of water that can make you dizzy. 
 

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