5 of the world's most luxurious golf resorts
Make your golfing dreams come true at some of the world’s most extravagant resorts…
Laucala Island, Fiji
The private island of Laucala is best accessed using the resort’s private jet. Stay in one of 25 traditional Fijian dwellings that line the island’s north coast, just moments away from the par 72 course. The one-time coconut plantation is transformed by Scottish architect David McLay Kidd’s designs, nestled against a backdrop of volcanic mountains with views of the Pacific Ocean. When a round proves too much, you can always retire to the treatment villas and Spa Garden.
Terre Blanche, France
The Provence Côte d'Azur is famous for its picturesque lakes, forest and waterfalls – the ideal setting for Terre Blanche’s 115 suites and villas. Your accommodation sits between two 18-hole championship courses, Le Riou and Le Château, famous for hosting the annual French Riviera Masters. Fuel your time on the fairway at the resort’s four gourmet restaurants, including the Michelin star-awarded la Favienta.
Constance Le Prince Maurice, Mauritius
Take in some of Mauritius’ most beautiful beaches while perfecting your stroke at Constance Le Prince Maurice. The luxury resort is home to the Links Course and Legend Course; the latter a collaboration between Rodney Wright and Peter Alliss, offers a testing challenge for golfers of all standards. Unwind away from the 36 holes in one of many tranquil suites and lavish villas.
Fancourt Hotel & Golf Estate, South Africa
Fancourt Hotel combines five-star accommodation with three 18-hole courses and a vast estate filled with cycling trails and fishing opportunities. The resort lies in the heart of South Africa’s famous Garden Route, renowned for its quality courses. Relax after a day of chipping and putting with a heated Roman Bath or take in the views of the nearby Outeniqua Mountains.
Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
New Zealand features on many bucket lists for its natural beauty, and the Kauri Cliffs resort makes the most of its stunning surroundings with an immaculate par 72 course. The 6,000 acre site overlooks the Cavalli Islands, Cape Brett and the Pacific Ocean and features luxury cottages, three pristine beaches and the best in fine dining. Famous guests include Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake.