The beautiful golden region of France
The South of France is Europe's true hidden gem when it comes to golf. The region is abundant in some of the best layouts in the country. While it isn’t the cheapest region in France, it offers golfers alot in terms of course quality, class, luxury and of course outstanding hospitality. the regions of Bordeaux, Biarritz, Montpellier, Marseille and Cannes are the South’s golfing hotspots with superb luxury accommodation and premium courses available.
A golf break wrapped in exclusivity
The South of France is a region with an identity as being that of exclusivity, prestige and quality with there being an abundance of wealth found here. The South of France golf courses follows in this suit, being amongst some of best designed, well maintained and beautiful in France.
There are many South of France golf courses worth playing, however, there are certainly some notable highlights which golfers should make time to visit if they find themselves in the region. Golf International de Pont Royal is a course definitely worth making a detour to play. The only French course with a Seve Ballesteros design, it has quickly become recognised as the best course in the region known for its stunning views and tough technical design.
Royal Mougins Golf Club is another South of France golf course which golfers love, an intricate Robert von Hagge design sees the course use the naturally rolling hills and forest areas as its main defences, yet it remains accessible for golfers of all abilities.
Most popular golf resorts in the South of France
Popular golf destinations in South of France
Why play golf in the South of France?
Although the South of France is often viewed as quite unobtainable due its affluent heritage, nothing could be further from the truth for golfers wanting to experience the regions superb and elegant golf courses, with many falling within what we deem acceptable parameters given the immense quality of the courses. Notable courses in the South of France include the two excellent courses at Golf du Medoc and the extremely popular Souillac Golf & Country Club.
The weather in the South of France tends to be the warmest found in the country which means the regions many courses are nearly always in absolute prime condition and fiery giving the purest golf game possible. Plus, when you consider its importance for many businesses have led to frequent flights and a range of great accommodation options, it makes the South of France an even better choice.
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Traditional french hotels and luxury chauteaux await
We believe that the key to an excellent golf holiday to the South of France is built upon the strong foundation of superb accommodation and it just so happens that the South of France is filled to the brim with some truly outstanding hotels and resorts.
Golf du Medoc Resort is an excellent choice for golfers looking to explore the wine region of Bordeaux and Biarritz while on their stay in the South of France. A newly built luxury golf hotel consisting of 79 spacious modern rooms, 2 onsite restaurants, spa, pool and gym, not to mention easy access to both onsite courses which happen to be two of France’s best.
Chateau des Vigiers is another exceptional hotel set in the glorious countryside of the South of France. A beautiful former 16th Century chateau it offers golfers a range of different room options whether you want to stay in the chateau itself or in a more recent build all rooms come fully equipped with modern amenities for the ultimate luxury. Plus, when you consider it has won ‘France’s best golf hotel’ in the past, it only makes it more attractive.
Souillac Golf & Country Club is an excellent choice for golfers looking for a more leisurely atmosphere in their accommodation. The country club comes fully equipped with a whole host of excellent activities including tennis courts, nine swimming pools and a restaurant and bar all onsite. The accommodation provided comes in the form of individual houses dotted around the clubs incredible 60-hectares of glorious land, it truly makes for a relaxing French golf holiday.