Golf and wellness in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

Domaine de Manville golf course

The Domaine de Manville seen from the sky.

Nestled between olive groves, stone walls and the neighboring Alpilles, the Ecocert-labelled Domaine de Manville golf course offers you a real walk in nature. To combine fun and relaxation, there is nothing better than this place, supervised by the lords of Les Baux, who will watch over you from their castle.

The Domaine de Manville also knows how to welcome its guests with sincerity, friendliness and high standards. 30 individually furnished rooms, surrounded by silence and bathed in Provencal light, as well as 9 houses to feel good await you. A trip to the spa is almost mandatory before ending in style with a meal at one of the available tables, including L’Aupiho, which has held a star in the Michelin Guide for four years. A whole journey in one step, an unmissable event that takes place at the Domaine de Manville.

Domain Ribiera

Ideally located between Luberon and Verdon, Domaine Ribiera is nestled in a Provençal hamlet surrounded by olive trees, cypresses, pines, oaks, lavender and fragrant gardens. In a decor with the scents of Provence, you will enjoy relaxing by the pool and staying in a five-star hotel renovated in 2021.

As for the golf part, there is a 9-hole pitch & putt course, a modern driving range and a box for lessons at your disposal. Enough to find a playground worthy of your passion. Not forgetting the refined cuisine of chef Lilian Hirigoyen Montreuil and his team. Elegance, simplicity, respect and appreciation of the products are the common threads of this table, which relies on a network of local and organic producers.

Gulf of Barbaroux

Created in the purest tradition of American golf by architects Pete Dye and PB Dye, every space, every body of water, is a true ode to creativity. The layout of this course makes it a very popular golf course on the Côte d’Azur. Strategy plays a crucial role here: choosing the right angle on the diagonal fairways, safely approaching technical, hectic and very fast greens. These are the keys to success.

Coming to Barbaroux also means enjoying all the local amenities. In the heart of the Mediterranean forest, the Mercure du Golf hotel welcomes you with its 52 luxurious rooms. Ideal for a golf holiday in Provence, Barbaroux cannot be beaten when it comes to gastronomy with varied and regional offers. There is also a spa relaxation area offering a unique sensory experience all year round.

Frigate Golf Club

The Golf de Frégate and its sea view.

Undoubtedly, Ronald Fream signed one of his greatest achievements at Frégate Provence. Golf lovers in Provence will appreciate the wild beauty of the 18-hole golf course with 15 views of the Mediterranean Sea. In the midst of vineyards and pine trees, the Frégate course, par 72, is characterized by a balanced and varied layout.

On the heights of Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer and the Bandol vineyard, Le Frégate Provence allows you to continue the experience. In a preserved setting and in the heart of one of the most beautiful resorts in France, this hotel in the heart of the Bandol vineyard invites you to live a multifaceted experience where the mind is inspired, the body breathes and the heart vibrates. . . Between spa, catering and relaxation, everything comes together for a wonderful moment.

white earth

Terre Blanche has just been ranked 10th in the first-ever world ranking of the top 100 golf resorts by GOLF WORLD (UK) alongside other renowned resorts. Suffice it to say that this place is nothing more than a golfing paradise with two superb golf courses and training areas that are unique in France.

In addition to the quality of the routes, well-being is also on the agenda at Terre Blanche. With a minimum area of ​​60 m², suites and villas are distributed in independent hillside bastides overlooking medieval villages. Between lush vegetation and panoramic views, a stay at the 5-star hotel in Terre Blanche is a real promise of relaxation, ideal for a weekend or for a holiday. The adventure doesn’t stop there as Terre Blanche also offers a spa with a superb indoor pool. Massages, treatments and finally the opportunity to discover new sports such as yoga, aquagym, aquabike, body sculpting or even pilates. All overlooking terraces and a lush garden, the opportunity to exercise while enjoying the surrounding nature.

Gulf of Roquebrune

The Roquebrune Resort golf course is a 5-star golf course in the heart of the Var and enjoys an ideal location just 10 minutes from Saint-Raphaël and Sainte-Maxime. This one will make you live a different story every day, whether related to golf, restaurants, hotel or spa Cinq Mondes, where you will discover the rituals of China, Japan, the Orient and India, made with natural products that immerse become your body and mind in a timeless bubble.

You will move between land and sea, discovering an impregnable panorama over the Bay of Saint-Raphaël and the Massif des Maures. A unique decor for a unique experience that perfectly combines the addiction to golf and the search for well-being.

The domains of Saint-Endréol

The Domaines de Saint-Endréol extend over 150 hectares in the heart of a privileged natural setting. They house a 50-room residence with an outdoor pool, as well as luxury rentals classified as a 4-star tourist residence. You train your swing on the famous 18-hole course, escape to a wellness break in the thermal baths, relax playing tennis or simply enjoy the tranquility of the place. The resort’s offer is more than complete.

Nestled between Provence and the Côte d’Azur, the Domaines de Saint-Endréol course, dominated by the imposing Rocher de Roquebrune, is a hilly route that can prove to be physical. However, it does not present great difficulties and will meet the expectations of all golf enthusiasts.

Château de Taulane golf course

Fun and relaxation in the Var, in a few words, this is the program you can plan at the Château de Taulane. In the midst of 340 hectares of nature, the place guarantees you a pleasant stay that is all about enjoyment. Between its spa, theater of moments of relaxation, its course signed by Gary Player and its restaurants Marquise de Lisle and Trattoria da Mario overlooking the golf course, the mountains and the pine forests, everything is done to satisfy all kinds of gourmets. . .

The sumptuous setting of Domaine de Taulane is presented as an unparalleled wellness staple. The icing on the cake, the Gorges du Verdon are not far away and offer you a moment of relaxation or sport in a setting so special and majestic.

Pont Royal International Golf Course

An overview of the course of the Golf International de Pont Royal.

Designed by Spanish golf legend Severiano Ballesteros and celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Pont Royal course is a tourist and sporting gateway to Provence. Thanks to its large and numerous runs and the variety of shots to be played, it offers players of all levels a real sporting challenge.

But coming to Pont Royal also means total immersion in the culture of the region. Many activities are possible nearby. First, visiting several nearby sites declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Then a walk in the heart of the villages and castles of the Luberon through the ocher landscape of Colorado Provençal. Add to this a tasting in the vineyards and cellars of the area, so as not to miss anything, and a visit to the nearby Moulin de Vernègues, which offers the Spa La Bergerie by Sothys. The majestic stone vaults of this place will make you travel through time and benefit from an exceptional letting go. In summary, Pont Royal is the perfect alliance between the demands of the little white ball, relaxation and the spirit of Provence.

Gulf of Valescure

Laid out in 1895 by British aristocrats and surrounded by umbrella pines, Golf de Valescure is the oldest golf course in the Var and the fifth in France. With a length of 5019 meters and a par of 68, its design by architect Harry Shapland Colt has the particularity of offering several relatively short holes. But that doesn’t make it easy, on the contrary. The narrow fairways, difficult roughs, numerous water hazards and rather small greens are all elements that require cleverness at the outset.

After a little dip in history, make way for modernity and relaxation. The Golf Hôtel de Valescure & Spa NUXE invites you in a peaceful setting overlooking the golf course. Enjoy views of the gardens or swimming pool from your room’s private terrace. Enjoy the cuisine of the Les Pins Parasols restaurant and the Club House brasserie, visit the historic center of Fréjus about ten minutes away and end the day with a moment in the NUXE wellness area, where a hammam, sauna and bath await you. What else can you say. Do it!

And if you use the Provence-Côte d’Azur golf pass to discover these golf courses?

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