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Best Golf Courses in Mauritius

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Best Golf Courses in Mauritius

Golf in Mauritius

In the heart of the Indian Ocean lies one of the world’s island paradises. The crystal blue waters and white sand beaches that surround Mauritius provides you with everything you could want from a luxury holiday. Whilst the incredible inland landscape makes for the perfect setting for some truly spectacular golf courses. Featuring some of the world’s top 100 golf courses, this small island is not to be underestimated and with some of the world’s most recognised designers having left their mark on Mauritius it truly is a wonderful place to play.

Despite not being the most recognised golfing destination, any golfer lover should seriously consider this island paradise for their next golf tour. The blend of glorious championship golf courses, impeccable accommodation and spectacular sunshine are the perfect ingredients for a once in a lifetime golf trip.

Read on to discover the courses our experts have played and consider the best in Mauritius or check out some of the best golf holiday deals in Mauritius >>.

Dream Golf Holiday Mauritius - Championship Golf

Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club

In the heart of the Indian Ocean and in an no bigger than Buckinghamshire perhaps the only thing you’d expect to find are coconut trees and sand. However, if you think this about Mauritius you are quite simply wrong as on this island lies one of the world’s top 100 golf courses.

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 Bernhard Langer, it is not the environment that makes this course so special. The course is beautifully laid out and is perfect for golfers of all abilities, testing the best players from the tips whilst from other tee boxes remaining fair for all skill levels.

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Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club facts
Location Trou d'Eau Douce, Mauritius
Length 7,115 yards
Par 72
Designed by Bernhard Langer
Established 2003

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Belle Mare Plage, Legend Course

Home to not one but 2 of the world’s best golf courses, Mauritius is the golfing paradise that just keeps on giving. The course provides golfers with the best of both worlds as in parts it hugs the beautiful coastline whilst also winding its way through the islands thriving rainforests where there is a beautiful array of flora and fauna on display.

Measuring in at just over 6,600 yards it is by no means the longest out there making it a great place for everyone to play and enjoy a world class golf course.

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Belle Mare Plage, Legend Course facts
Location Plage, Mauritius
Length 6,611 yards
Par 72
Designed by Hugo Baiocchi
Established 1994

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Avalon Golf Estate

Meandering through Mauritius’s stunning natural landscape the course at Avalon Golf Estate features a number of dramatic revines and mountain views. The course was designed by South African born Peter Matkovich who wanted to incorporate the island’s flora and fauna with his own unique golf course design.

The result of his work is 18 glorious golf holes that are a true pleasure to play regardless of how you are scoring. The stunning clubhouse is the perfect place for the 19th hole and gifts guests with wonderful views to enjoy whilst sipping on an ice cold beer.

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Avalon Golf Estate facts
Location Plage, Mauritius
Length 6,909 yards
Par 72
Designed by Peter Matkovich
Established 2015

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Paradise Golf Club

Located on the Morne Peninsula, Paradise Beachcomber golf course is everything you could imagine a course in Mauritius would be. The course is by no means the island’s longest layout making it a fantastic venue for golfers of all abilities to play as it neither favours too much power or deadly accurate precision.

With the beautiful crystal blue waters never leaving your sight, you will be hard pushed to find a better setting to enjoy world class golf.

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Paradise Golf Club facts
Location Le Morne, Mauritius
Length 6,600 yards
Par 72
Designed by David Dutton, Tony Johnstone
Established 1992

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Tamarina, Championship Course

The Championship Course at Tamarina is one to behold and as another one of Mauritius’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 heavily tree lined fairways mean that accuracy off the tee is crucial or you will be left with nothing more than chip out onto the fairway (at best).

Being away from the coast, does not mean the course is short of water as the River Rampart weaves its way through the championship layout with the course being designed in such a manner that it crosses the fairway at just that awkward distance. For those looking to test themselves on one of the world’s best golf courses be sure to make Tamarina’s Championship Course a stop on your golf tour.

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Tamarina, Championship Course facts
Location Tamarin Bay, Mauritius
Length 7,400 yards
Par 72
Designed by Rodney Wright
Established 2006

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Anahita, Els Course

The ‘Big Easy’ has been the curator of the some of the best golf courses world wide and his Mauritius adventure certainly falls into this category. Els has showcased all of his golfing knowledge at Anahita and has created a course that blends in seamlessly with the stunning natural landscape.

Spectacular rocky outcrops and a number of indigenous trees are amongst the highlights of the course but it is the closing three holes that really steal the show offering up unparalleled views of the coastline which are sure to live long in the memory of anyone who plays there.

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Anahita, Els Course facts
Location Beau Champ, Mauritius
Length 7,372 yards
Par 72
Designed by Ernie Els
Established 2008

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Heritage Golf Club, Le Telfair

Set in the old sugar cane farms of the Island and designed by South African, Peter Matkovich - the course at Heritage Le Telfair is one of the best in the world. The course is utilises the island’s natural beauty and alongside the incredible championship standard golf course there aren’t many places to enjoy Mauritius’s unbelievable weather than on this golf course.

In typical resort fashion, the course is setup to test the game’s best players from the tips whilst still being a fair and enjoyable challenge from the other tee boxes.

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Heritage Golf Club, Le Telfair facts
Location Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius
Length 7,106 yards
Par 72
Designed by Peter Matkovich
Established 2004

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Belle Mare Plage, Links Course

Opening in 2002, the Links Course is the perfect accompaniment to the more renowned Legends Course and only adds to the overall incredible quality of the Belle Mare Resort. The par 71 layout has gone from strength to strength since its inauguration as winds its way round the stunning coastline.

The final hole is a fantastic way to finish your round as the green is insight of the beautiful clubhouse, those who are brave enough to take on the pin over the water are sure to be rewarded by a cheer or two. Those looking to quench their thirst for a round of golf whilst not being challenged too much, then the Links Course is perfect for you.

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Belle Mare, Legend Course facts
Location Plage, Mauritius
Length 6,518 yards
Par 71
Designed by Rodney Wright, Peter Alliss
Established 2002

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Mont Choisy Le Golf

Mont Choisy Le Golf is the island’s most recent edition to the already impressive list of golf courses and is situated in the northern corner. The course is another one of Peter Matkovich’s stunning courses on the island and is definitely going to rise to the top of the best courses in the world in years to come.

The championship course is synonymous with the natural beauty of Mauritius, affording views of the mountainous landscape while the fairways are surrounded by beautiful casuarina trees and vibrant floral species. As a challenge for even the elite players in the game the course is also a fun test for high-handicappers with a design which lends itself to all styles of play and can be hugely rewarding.

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Mont Choisy Le Golf facts
Location Grand Bay, Mauritius
Length 6,200 yards
Par 71
Designed by Peter Matkovich
Established 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions about Golf in Mauritius

How many golf courses are there in Mauritius?

With the addition of the Peter Matkovitch designed Mont Choisy le Golf in 2017 the Island of Mauritius now has ten 18 hole and four 9 hole golf courses.

What are the best golf destinations in Mauritius for couples?

The best places for couples seeking a golf holiday in Mauritius are Constance Belle Mare Plage, Heritage Le Telfair and Anahita Golf Resort & Spa.