The Five Best Golf Hotels in France

Golf in France never fails to surprise and amaze visitors. The country’s hospitality, however, is as exemplary as always, as is the mouthwatering cuisine. Combine the three elements and visitors will find all the ingredients for an unforgettable trip. If you’re looking for some advice on your next golf trip, we’re here to help. Here are five of the very best golf hotels that the country has to offer.

Terre Blanche

  • The all-suite and villa resort prides itself on luxurious space, comfort and privacy through a combination of traditional and contemporary Provençal decor.
  • The resort infinity pool, heated to 28°C over 600 sqm, offers you panoramic views of the perched villages and the surrounding hills.
  • Nestled in the heart of a typical Provencal garden, the Spa is like a cocoon and a temple of beauty.
  • The hotel offers 115 suites and separated villas with private terraces and lounges.
  • The gourmet restaurant (1 Michelin Star), Le Faventia, seduces with its refined and creative cuisine, inspired by the seasons, the Provençal land and local products.
  • Le Chateau Course has bunkers and greens that enable players to experience the true playing conditions of a championship course.
  • Le Riou offers vertiginous views over the Provencal villages. Calling for a large variety of strokes, it requires a strong and experienced game strategy.

Despite boasting two exceptional courses, Terre Blanche is far more than just a world-class golf facility. This slice of Provençal heaven is one of France’s top resorts, with a Michelin-starred restaurant, luxurious spa and beautifully situated five-star hotel.

Look no further than ‘Le Faventia’ for a taste of authentic French cuisine. The Michelin star restaurant uses seasonal and local produce to create refined and elegant gastronomy.

Terre Blanche is also home to an award-winning spa.

With a comprehensive and luxurious spa menu, time in this peaceful cocoon will leave you feeling soothed and refreshed.

Meanwhile, the two Dave Thomas courses, Le Château and Le Riou, enjoy 300 days a year sunshine, making this French Riviera retreat the perfect place to soak up the rays.

Le Kempferhof

  • Our suites, located in the heart of the chateau, vary in size from 26m² to 69m² with a superb view of the course.
  • Our 16 Superior rooms are sized 23 to 26m², and south-facing, with large terraces and bay windows overlooking a magnificent pond and green n°7.
  • Bob Von Hagge sought inspiration in the atmosphere of the place and the mysteries of the Rhine to design a course ranked among the best 15 in Continental Europe.
  • The Kempferhof golf course stretches out in an idyllic setting, meandering between the hundred-year-old oaks, poplars and beech trees.
  • The Chef considers that the best cuisine is also the simplest one. Real talent is turning a simple product into a noble product.
  • All our dishes are prepared in our kitchens and rely on regional products as well as our own home-grown organic produce.
  • Canopy bed, sitting room or reading chair, there are astonishing features in each room to delight you with their originality and charm.

Do you love your wine? Looking to test your skills over one of France’s best courses? Or just in need of some rest and relaxation? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

With a golf course ranked as among Europe’s top ten beautiful courses in Europe, it’s is unsurprising that Le Kempferhof enjoys a truly remarkable setting. Situated in preserved woodland, the resort lies on the banks of the River Rhine.

Even better, one of France’s most enticing cities, Strasbourg, is just fifteen minutes away.

The chateau and its charming restaurant is the ideal place to unwind after a day on the course. Nonetheless, the vintage quality is not just reserved for the wine. Consistently rated as one of the greatest courses in France, the Robert von Hagge oozes charm. Be sure to bring plenty of balls however, for the designer has a particular fondness for water hazards.

Domaine de Murtoli

  • The house 'U Fragnu' is an ancient oil mill converted into a quaint 2 bedroom, with an area of 220m² (accomodation capacity of 5 guests).
  • The 'I Pini' (pine trees) villa is an old barn dating back to the 18th century converted into a house and has an area of 150m² (accommodation capacity of 4 guests).
  • The 'Eddera' house (ivy), features 4 bedrooms and 4 bunk beds, an area totalling 230m² (accommodation capacity of 12 guests).
  • The course designed by Kyle Phillips, provides guests with the opportunity to experience golf as a match play game.
  • This unique golfing experience is comprised of 12 greens, evoking memories of the original Open Championships played over the 12 hole course at Prestwick from 1860.
  • La Grotte (Grotto) invites you into its warm and festive lair to taste traditional and rustic cuisine by the fireplace.
  • Outfitted with a cellar carved out of rock and panoramic terraces, La Grotte is a beautiful natural cavity turned into a spectacular restaurant.

This unique Corsican retreat redefines the concept of luxury. Lodgings are located in 19 sheep dwellings and patrician houses. Carved into the valley, these seventeenth-century structures are totally unique and provide an atmospheric and authentic way to enjoy the ‘Beautiful Isle.’

The highlight, however, is the superb food. With all ingredients grown either on the estate or locally, the cuisine is truly mouth-watering. It is the location of the restaurants however that sets Domaine de Murtoli apart. Choose from La Grotte, a magnificent natural cavity transformed into a spectacular restaurant, the open-air table on the beach, or the rustic farm terrace.

Meanwhile, Murtoli links is one of the most natural courses you will find anywhere, with the undulating fairways offering majestic views over the ocean and dramatic rock formations.

Golf du Médoc Resort

  • Nestled in the heart of the two golf courses, the 4-star Hotel and Spa of the Golf du Médoc Resort is an exceptional venue located near the famous Médoc vineyards.
  • The 50m² suites have a salon area, a bathroom with shower and bath and a furnished private terrace with a view of the golf course.
  • The 5th hole of the Châteaux Course is a 150 meters Par 3 over the water.
  • The 11th hole of the Vignes Course is a 532 meters Par 5 where bunkers must be avoided!
  • A modern cuisine sure to entice the golfers as much as the non-golfers all day long.
  • Enjoy a relaxing moment on the terrace overlooking the Châteaux course.
  • A space dedicated to relaxation where time stands still: heated swimming pool, steam room, tropical shower, Medyjet massage, cardio fitness room.

Nestled in the heart of the Bordeaux wine-making region, Golf du Médoc is the ideal spot to combine some wine tasting and relaxation, while enjoying some exceptional golf.

The 4-star Hotel & Spa is located near the famous Médoc vineyards. This privileged position offers plenty of opportunities to experience the region’s famous vintage wines while also creating a tranquil ambience to unwind.

Golf du Médoc also boasts two world-class layouts, The Chateaux and The Vignes.

Nestled in the heart of 200 hectares of countryside, both are beautiful courses, with the original layout, the Bill Coore designed Châteaux, voted France’s best golf course at the 2014 World Golf Awards.

Evian Resort

  • The 5-star Palace Hôtel Royal is a stylish contemporary design that blends with the unique Belle Epoque architecture from the start of the 20th century.
  • Located in natural grounds, the 4-star Hôtel Ermitage feels like a family home, conducive to relaxation and simple pleasures.
  • The home to the Evian Championship, the only Major tournament in Continental Europe, offers an incredible golf experience.
  • The stunning setting and special care taken with regards to course maintenance and ensuring the preservation of nature make the Evian Resort’s golf course one-of-a-kind.
  • The restaurant «Les Fresques» has been rewarded with a Star by Michelin Guide in 2018. Chef Patrice Vander, is pleased to share this reward with his loyal kitchen brigade.
  • La Table at the Hôtel Ermitage, offers a stylish, inviting atmosphere, where our Chef and his team create traditional, perfumed dishes featuring French flavours in tune with the seasons.
  • Evian Resort is home of two Spas: Spa Evian Source and Spa Quatre Terres.

Situated on the lapping shores of Lake Geneva, the Evian Resort is an elegant essay in luxury. The French resort is bestowed a majestic setting in the heart of the Alps and plays annual host the final women’s major, the Evian Championship.

There are two luxury hotels at the resort, the 5-star Palace Hôtel Royal and 4-star Hôtel Ermitage. The former serves up a sumptuous fine dining experience at the Michelin-star restaurant Les Fresques.

Healthy living has always been at the heart of the Evian Resort. Located at the source of Evian water, there are three spas and wellness centres, each promoting their own philosophy to create a trio of indulgent slices of Alpine heaven.

The championship golf course is one of the most beautiful layouts in Continental Europe. Winding its way through mature woodland, the course offers unrivalled viewpoints of Lake Geneva and the Alpine summit feature throughout.

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