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

Domaine de Manville golf course

The Domaine de Manville seen from the air.

Nestled between olive groves, stone walls and the neighboring Alpilles, the Domaine de Manville golf course, holder of the Ecocert label, offers you a real walk in the natural environment. To combine the pleasure of play and relaxation, nothing better than this place overlooked by the lords of Les Baux who watch over you from their castle.

The Domaine de Manville also knows how to welcome its guests with sincerity, gentleness and high standards. 30 rooms decorated in a unique style, lulled by silence and bathed in Provencal light, as well as 9 houses to feel at home are waiting for you. A detour to the spa is almost mandatory before finishing in style with a meal at one of the tables available, including L’Aupiho, which has been 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 the Luberon and the Verdon, the Domaine Ribiera is articulated in a Provencal hamlet, camouflaged among olive trees, cypresses, pines, oaks, lavender and aromatic gardens. In a setting with the scents of Provence, you will enjoy relaxing by the pool and staying in a 5-star hotel renovated in 2021.

As for the golf part, it has a 9-hole pitch & putt course, a modern driving range and a lesson box at your disposal. Enough to find a playground worthy of your passion. Finally, not to mention the refined cuisine of Chef Lilian Hirigoyen Montreuil and his team. Elegance, sobriety, respect and improvement 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 set-up of this place makes it a very popular golf course on the Côte d’Azur. Strategy plays a predominant role here: knowing how to pick the right angle on the diagonal fairways to ensure your approach on technical, frenetic and very fast greens. These are the keys to success.

Coming to Barbaroux also means enjoying all the comforts on site. In the heart of the Mediterranean forest, the Mercure du golf hotel welcomes you with 52 luxurious rooms. Ideal for a golfing holiday in Provence, Barbaroux is unbeatable for catering with varied and regional offers. There is also a Spa relaxation area offering a unique sensory experience all year round.

Fregate Golf Club (Frégate Golf Club)

The Golf de Frégate and the sea view.

Without a doubt, Ronald Fream signed one of his finest achievements with Frégate Provence. Golf enthusiasts in Provence will appreciate the wild beauty of the 18-hole course with 15 views of the Mediterranean. In the heart of vineyards and pines, 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 environment 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 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 very first world ranking of the 100 best golf resorts by GOLF WORLD (UK), among other renowned resorts. Suffice it to say that this place is nothing more than a golfing paradise with two beautiful courses and training areas that are unique in France.

In line with 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 divided into independent bastides, on the hillside 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 beautiful 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 play sports while enjoying the surrounding nature.

Gulf of Roquebrune

The Roquebrune Resort golf course, a 5-star golf course, located in the heart of the Var, 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 in the context of golf, restaurants, hotel or spa Cinq mondes, where you will discover the rituals of China, Japan, the East and from India, made from natural products that will plunge your body and mind into a timeless bubble.

You evolve between land and sea and discover an impregnable panorama over the bay of Saint-Raphaël and the Massif des Maures. A unique setting for a unique experience that perfectly combines addiction to the game of golf and the quest for well-being.

The domains of Saint-Endréol

The Domaines de Saint-Endréol extend over 150 hectares in the heart of a privileged natural environment. They house a residence with 50 rooms and an outdoor swimming pool, as well as luxury rental accommodations, classified as a 4-star tourist residence. You practice your swing on the famous 18-hole course, you escape for a wellness holiday in the spa, you relax while playing tennis or you just enjoy the tranquility of the place. The range of the resort is more than complete.

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

Château de Taulane golf course

Fun and relaxation in the Var, in a few words, that’s the program you can plan at Château de Taulane. In the heart of 340 hectares of nature, the place guarantees you a restful stay, placed under the sign of pleasures. Between the spa, the theater of moments of relaxation, the golf course signed by Gary Player and the restaurants Marquise de Lisle and the Trattoria da Mario overlooking the golf course, the mountains and the pine forests, everything is done to satisfy gourmets of all kinds set .

The lush environment of the Domaine de Taulane is depicted as an unparalleled parenthesis for well-being. The icing on the cake, the Gorges du Verdon are not far away and offer you a moment of relaxation or sport in such a special and majestic setting.

Pont Royal International Golf Course

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

Designed by the legend of the Spanish golf, Severiano Ballesteros, the Pont Royal course, which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary, is a tourist and sporting gateway to Provence. It offers a real sporting challenge for players of all levels thanks to the large and numerous starting points and the variety of strokes to play.

But coming to Pont Royal also means fully immersing yourself in the culture of the region. Because many activities are possible in the area. First the visit to several nearby sites classified as 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. With all this, a tasting in the vineyards and cellars of the area not to miss anything and a detour to the nearby Moulin de Vernègues, which offers the Spa La Bergerie by Sothys. The majestic stone vaults of this place allow you to travel through time and benefit from an extraordinary letting go. In short, Pont Royal is the perfect alliance between the demand of the little white ball, relaxation and the spirit of Provence.

Gulf of Valescure

Created in 1895 by British aristocrats, the Golf de Valescure is surrounded by umbrella pines and is the oldest golf course in the Var and the fifth in France. Measuring 5019 meters for a Par of 68, the design by architect Harry Shapland Colt has the particularity of offering several relatively short holes. That does not make it easy, however. The narrowness of the fairways, the difficult roughs, numerous water hazards and rather small greens are all elements that require wisdom when starting.

After a small jump in history, make way for modernity and relaxation. The Golf Hôtel de Valescure & Spa NUXE invites you to a peaceful setting overlooking the golf course. You can enjoy views of the gardens or pool from the private terrace of your room. Taste the cuisine of the restaurant Les Pins Parasols and the brasserie Club House, visit the historic center of Fréjus about ten minutes away and end the day with a moment in the wellness area NUXE where hammam, sauna and bath await you. What more can be said. Go for it!

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